Materials & Techniques

Materials and techniques are the backbone for any project. With so many interior decorating materials available, and plenty of information on techniques it can be hard to know where to start. Our home decorating techniques include how-to guides that can help create the home of your dreams.

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3 Antimicrobial Surfaces That Naturally Repel Germs for a Cleaner Home
Lighten your chore load with materials that essentially clean themselves.
7 Easy Ways to Get the Look of Marble in Every Room
Bring a touch of elegance to your home with these easy updates and DIY projects inspired by the look of marble.
How to Make Natural Fabric Dyes
Don't throw out that orange peel just yet—you could turn it into pretty homemade dye! Follow these instructions to make natural dyes from basic grocery store ingredients.
How to Pick the Best Upholstery Fabric for Furniture
Repel stains and everyday wear with these durable materials.
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31 Times Wallpaper Totally Nailed It
Are you in the pro-wallpaper camp? Or are you a naysayer? If it's the former, then you'll appreciate these fabulous rooms where decorating with wallpaper is a signature flourish. If you're the latter, let us convince you to change your mind with these favorite wallpaper design ideas.
Common Upholstery Techniques
If you have basic sewing skills, you can master these common upholstering techniques.