Mantel Styling Tips

We challenged bloggers to style a mantel in 30 seconds. See what they did and get their smart tips for decorating a mantel.

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Our Innovation Home

Have you ever wanted to unlock your door with a fingerprint? Control the indoor and outdoor lights with your phone? You can do those things and more with a smart home. We show you how to get a home with connected technology and remote-operated devices that are designed to improve and simplify your life. We sift through the many options, including smart appliances, new apps, and smartphone and tablet innovation, and only bring you those that can make your life better. We give you tips and tricks for navigating the new home technologies and help you with buying decisions.

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Dream Decorating Decade

From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas.

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Fab Fall Finds

Get your home ready for fall with these cozy decorative accents!

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No-Sew Pillows

No need for a needle and thread with these easy no-sew pillow projects. Use transfer paper, buttons, and beyond to create easy statement pillows without the hassle of sewing.

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Room Arranging Made Easy

From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas.

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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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