April 2018 Resources

The experts at BH&G truly believe that color can transform a space. Flip through the pages of this month's issue for ideas and inspiration for the next color journey in your home.

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Obsessed with Leather Lite

Forget the dark, heavy look of hunting lodges and dens. Leather is lightening up and embracing its cheerful side by merging the material's time-tested durability with just-right-for-spring color.

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Forecast: Rosy

We don't call them rose-colored glasses for nothing. These blushing pinks and rose gold tones put a pretty, happy spin on your look.

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The First Grays

Do you feel like it's too soon to rock gray hair? No need to panic, pluck, or dye every hair on your head. Beauty director Erica Metzger explores low-key camouflage tricks.

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It's Porch Season

The time for winter hibernating has passed. Turn your porch into a space that will tempt you to stay outdoors until the first snowflakes start falling again.

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Wild Flowers

Classic gray walls, we love you. But we're in the mood for something bold. These oversize botanical wallpapers do the trick. Watch one bring your home to life.

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Shareable Feast

Entertaining expert Nathan Turner's fusion of easygoing decor and a Middle Eastern menu gives his party exotic flavor with minimal effort. This is how he sets the scene.

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Punch List: Shelf Brackets

Open shelves have a strong hold on today's decorating schemes. Take those wood planks up a notch with style-setting metal brackets.

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In the Mood for Color

When you walk into your home, do you want to feel calm? Uplifted? Confident? Color—more than any other factor—establishes the mood of a room. Expert advice helps you use color to give every space in your home that just-right feel.

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Colorful Past

Childhood pals relied on their shared history—plus a love for all things colorful and a little bit glam—to energize a sleepy California house.

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BHG Throwback: 1956 Purple

Bubbly fuchsia or moody blue-violet, when it comes to purple, it's not a question of if, but which.

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