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Decorate your living room using ideas from our favorite spaces. Browse photos of living rooms to discover new decor ideas, fresh color schemes, and smart furniture arrangements. Then start creating a living room that suits your needs, whether you want a calming space to relax, a room to have fun with family, a well-appointed space for entertaining, or a space that serves a combination of activities. From the grandest living rooms to the most intimate family rooms, you'll find looks in every decorating style: traditional and classic, modern and fun, cottage and sweet, plus ideas for Tuscan, country French, and eclectic living rooms. Discover ways to bring color into your living room, and find rooms and color schemes starring your favorite colors, including green, blue, red, and beyond. Plus, get ideas on how to pull a room together and how to choose furniture, colors, accessories, window treatments, and flooring that will come together to create a beautiful room that you'll love to spend time in. Living room decorating is easy when you draw inspiration from our favorite spaces.

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Plan a Furniture Arrangement

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

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Top Kitchen & Bath Redos

You voted. We listened. We've gathered your most-loved kitchen and bath makeovers from Facebook and Pinterest for some serious before-and-after inspiration.

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Small Room Ideas

It's time to embrace your small spaces. You'll be surprised by how much style and function you can pack in with these dos and don'ts.

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Vintage Kitchen Ideas

Whether inspired by a 1940s diner or an old-world scullery, vintage kitchens offer charm and contemporary convenience. See how these designs reference the past while beautifully accommodating modern needs.

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Great Room Arranging

When your kitchen, dining room, and living space are all in one open floor plan, arranging the furniture can be tricky. These tips make it easy.

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Quick Bedroom Updates

Give your bedroom a decorating boost this weekend with one (or all!) of these five do-it-yourself projects.

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Expand your home's square footage by using the basement for more than just storage. With simple updates, you can create a usable space that works hard and looks great, too. Use our basement decorating ideas to create a living room, bedroom, or media room for your lower level. Whether your space is a full, half, walkout, or cellar basement, you can transform the area with help from our decorating ideas, remodeling tips, how-to projects, storage solutions, and inspirational photos. We have a something for everyone: full-scale remodels to quick and easy updates that can be completed in a weekend or less. Our featured basement makeovers will inspire you to tackle your own area, and the before and after photos will make you look twice -- those really are the same basement spaces! When deciding what to do with your basement, think about how you want the space to function. Use our planning calculators for estimates on flooring and paint, and take our fun quizzes to determine your style personality, floor material preference, or even the colors that suit you best.

Before and After: Drab-to-Dapper Basement Makeover

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10 Basement Remodeling Tips

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Basement Flooring Ideas

Choose durable, moisture-proof flooring for basement living areas.

Basement Storage Ideas

Storage space is often a necessity for basements. Find ideas here to determine...

Basement Bathroom Ideas

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Basement Remodeling Ideas

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Basement Heating and Cooling Options. Information for home design and...

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Create a lower level with high style and function.

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Before and After: Basement Makeover

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Try these tricks to fix your basement floor.

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Turn your basement into a room that looks and feels nothing like one.

Basement Solutions for Real Life

Photos and ideas for real-life basement remodeling solutions.

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Home improvement ideas for basement design.

Remodeling a Basement

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Basement Remodeling

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Basement Finishing

Do-it-yourself tips for basement finishing.


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