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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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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From settling on a color scheme to creating a functional floor plan, decorating your home requires lots of time and thought. Learn how to fill your home with personality and style using our helpful decorating tips, including how to arrange a room, mix patterns, find the perfect color palette, and more tips that will help you lay a basic foundation. Start by taking our color personality quiz to find your perfect color palette and to receive decorating advice tailored to your specific style. Then dive into our helpful floor plan tips and learn how to arrange furniture and accessories to their best advantage. Whether you're unsure of where to place your TV, which lighting style will best suit your space, or anything in between, we have an array of innovative ideas to ease your mind and to take the guesswork out of arranging your home. We also have the best tips and tricks for using fabrics, patterns, and textures that will transform your space from blah to beautiful. Use our handy step-by-step upholstery guide to learn how to cover every surface in your home, from furniture to walls. We'll even teach you how to effectively mix patterns to give your home a boost of style and fun.

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