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Personalize a Pillow

Put your personalized stamp on a plain pillow with this easy monogramming technique starring paint.

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Give your home unbeatable character in just one weekend. These home projects offer quick, impactful solutions to fill your indoor and outdoor spaces with style and function. Whether you seek easy landscaping plans, curb appeal projects, or budget decorating ideas, these hand-picked updates are designed to bring out your inner weekend warrior.

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Top Flea Markets

Put on your walking shoes and stop in at America's premier marketplaces -- you'll find country primitives, midcentury modern furniture, vintage fashions, upcycled treasures, and more. Here are a few insider tips for wending your way through each market.

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Deck Decorating & Styling Tricks

Make your deck as comfortable and stylish as an indoor living room. These tricks show you how.

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House Tours: A Vintage-Modern Condo

A home makeover with flair for thrift -- and a bright pillow addiction -- makes a new 1,200-square-foot condo reflect a vintage-modern style.


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    • California Cool

      This Southern California homeowner created a design that's a liberation of color with plenty of space to breathe. The feel of the corner is removed by painting a section of wall vibrant orange, giving the illusion of greater space while also defining a nook without expensive architecture.

    • Magic Tricks

      Paint floating shelves the same hue as your wall, then accessorize with accents in contrasting colors. For example, white shelves on a white wall nearly disappear and allow these colorful accessories to shine.

    • Bright Spots

      Inspired by the '50s, this living area sets a white couch against the white living room wall as the canvas perfect for pops of color in pillows. Pillows are affordable and easy to re-cover, so don't be afraid to mix it up and sport bright colors on throw pillows.

    • Twice as Nice

      A combination living/dining room allows for an open feel. A mirror placed on the bold stripe on the wall further opens the room.

    • Strategic Stripe

      Ending a stripe on the wall where the dining room ends instills a sense of definition between the two rooms.

    • Must-Know Rules for Using Color

      Nothing fanatically transforms a room as much as color does. Learn about choosing and using color in your home with tips from Better Homes and Gardens contributing design editor, Elaine Griffin.

    • Thoughtful Accessorizing

      The timelessness of this late '60s buffet builds a foundation for eclectic accents. Layering white accessories against a white background reflects a design-without-clutter mantra.

    • Screen Saver

      Here, a circle-motif decorative screen separates the living area from the entryway. See-through elements add architectural division without heavy construction or blocked views.

    • New Heights

      The headboard is created from two closet doors mounted to the wall behind the bed, giving the room the illusion of greater height. A latte-color stripe compliments the headboard and the wooden shelf.

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      Subdued Hues

      The master bedroom has a mature, masculine look that departs from hot hues found elsewhere in the home. Using rich chocolate tones and muted blues creates sophistication. This mid-century reading chair was just over $100 and gives a plain wall artistic flair thanks to its strong shape.

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      Block It Out

      Throughout the condo, painted blocks of color in strategic places highlight groupings and collections. Here, an espresso brown is a rich backdrop for white accessories.

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