Decorating Tips & Advice

Decorating your home can be an exciting, challenging experience. How do you decide on a color scheme? Which furniture styles will best fulfill your needs? How can you arrange your rooms to make the most of your space? We have plenty of helpful tips, online tools, and expert advice to make answering those questions easier than ever. Before you set out on your home decor quest, consider taking our helpful design personality quiz to get ideas tailored to your personal decorating style. Then, dive into our decorating basics to learn about everything from arranging a room to choosing a color palette to using patterns -- with tips and advice from decorating and design experts. Plus, using our handy Color Finder and Arrange-a-Room tools will help get your decorating ideas flowing before you even pick up a paintbrush or move a single piece of furniture. Then, browse through our expert decorating advice to get insider secrets that will help you fill your home with comfort and style. Finally, check out our furniture buying guides to learn the basics of buying and caring for every piece of furniture in your home.

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