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Emily started her blog, www.emilyaclark.com, in the Fall of 2009 as a way to document her young family's transition into a new home. A former interior decorator and mom of five, she shares easy and attainable ideas for everyone--even those without a huge DIY skill set or budget. She also shares the process of decorating a her own family-friendly home amid the chaos of everyday life. Her work has been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, BH&G Refresh, and BH&G Bargain Decorating magazines.

Emily A. Clark's Posts

10 Must-Buy Items From IKEA This Winter

A trip to IKEA can be a decor-lover's dream. It can also be a little overwhelmin...

Setting a Fast and Fabulous Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving food prep may take up the majority of your time if you're playing h...

5 Stylish and Kid-Friendly Decorating Ideas

As a mom of five, I know how fast the pillows can fly off the living room sofa, ...

Secrets to Make Your Bed Feel Like a 5-Star Hotel

The arrival of cooler nights is the perfect time to get your bedroom ready for h...

7 Simply Stunning Painted Pumpkin Ideas

If the ooh and goo of carving pumpkins doesn't put you in the Halloween spirit, ...

5 Celebrity Fabric Lines You HAVE to See

Don't be surprised if you see a few familiar (and surprising) names the next tim...

8 Modern Barstools That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Kitchen

There's not always a lot of room for personal touches once all the functional el...

5 Roman Shades for a DIY Window Makeover

Roman shades are a classic choice in decorating and the possibilities are endles...

6 Ways to Paint a Boring Hallway

The hallway might sometimes get overlooked in the decorating process, but don't ...

How to Make Quicker Decorating Decisions

Do you ever feel frozen in a state of indecision when it comes to choosing a pai...

Stylish Storage Finds We WANT from Walmart

Is clutter making you crazy? Don't forget about Walmart for stylish storage to h...

5 Knockout Styling Ideas for Your Front Door

They say you get one chance to make a first impression. If that applies to our h...

The ONE Thing that Instantly Transformed Our Living Room

When moving into a new place, an empty room can feel like an overwhelming design...

Colorful Outdoor Furniture for Small Patios

Even if your patio is small on space, it can still be big on color -- and style....

Pinch Us: Pottery Barn's New Nursery Collection is a Dream

Think all nurseries look alike? Not anymore. Thanks to the new Emily & Meritt li...

5 Dark (But Not Daunting) Paint Colors

Love the look of dark rooms you see on Pinterest, but feel a little intimidated ...

Crushing On: Kilim Rugs

It took me a little while to warm up to the kilim rug trend. I thought they migh...

Cheaper Versions of Your Favorite Home Decor Stores

Do you find your mailbox full of home decor catalogs each month and your head fu...

Dreamy DIY Nightstand Makeovers

Your nightstand can be more than just a place to set a lamp or a book. With a li...

6 Tips for Scoring the Best Secondhand Finds

When our home was featured in Better Homes and Gardens several years ago, I was ...

5 Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

Even if your kitchen is functioning well enough, you might still feel the need f...

Hexagon Decor Done Right

Color trends come and go, but one geometric shape is the latest big thing in dec...

Stunning Calendars to Start the New Year Right

Sure, we all have access to calendars on our tablets and phones. But there's som...

Three Reasons to Paint Your Window Trim Black

White may be the go-to paint color when it comes to interior trim, but opting fo...

Online Stores to Bookmark ASAP

No time (or patience) to walk the aisles in search of the perfect lamp or piece ...

Beautiful Garlands for Your Holiday Mantel

A pretty garland on the fireplace is as much a holiday tradition as a festively ...