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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Interior Painting

Paint can transform any room in your home. It's an easy way to give a space a quick yet impactful decorating makeover. Take the guesswork out of choosing paint colors with our tips and tricks for picking the right shade every time. Browse our interior painting ideas to use in your bathroom, living room, bedroom, office, kitchen, or dining room. We'll also show you how to put together a perfect color scheme. And painting a room is more than just picking the right colors. A successful paint job also involves using the right tools and techniques. Learn how to paint almost any surface, including metal, and ceramic; what you need to do before you paint; the tools you need, and plenty of handy expert painting tips. Once you're ready for the job, we've made DIY painting easy with our step-by-step wall painting guide. And before you start picking paint colors, visit our virtual paint tool, My Color Finder, to try out paint color before you even pick up a brush.

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How to Spray Paint

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