Interior Decorating

Learn the basics of interior decorating—from must-know design styles to expert tips that never fail—to help you craft a home you love.
Interior Decorating
Interior Decorating
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Design Dictionary
Find Your Personal Style With Our Interior Design Dictionary
Must-know terms from A-Z.
A coastal dining nook filled with wooden furniture, white upholstery, and blue printed drapes
21 Ways to Craft a Cozy Beach Cottage You'll Dream of Escaping to
Nothing beats cozying up by the beach.
A bedroom lined with lemon-printed wallpaper
23 Cute Ways to Use Lemons in Your Home Décor
When life gives you lemons, decorate with them.
living room design
This Blogger Made Her Living Room Chic and Family-Friendly
Who says a space can't be kid-friendly and chic?
gray flooring
Have Gray Floors? Here's What Color Furniture to Choose, Designers Say
We turned to the pros.
parisian decor
Bring Parisian Touches Into Your Apartment In 10 Simple Steps
Say oui oui to French inspired décor.
gray rooms
10 Colors of Curtains to Choose When Matching Gray Walls
Shades of gray.
black door
These Designers Are Making the Case for Colorful Interior Doors
It's time to stop overlooking our interior doors.
ivory round boucle
Say Goodbye to Harsh Lines—These Rooms Embrace Their Curves
The softer, the better.
eclectic living room lighting
12 Spaces That Prove Closed Floor Plans Are Back
Sorry, open floor plans.
A green living room with colorful patterned floor
10 Rooms That Prove Bold Design Choices Are Worth the Risk
They're anything but shy.
traditional interior design
Your Complete Guide to Traditional Design, According to Interior Designers
Traditional and charming, not old and stuffy.
Cozy sitting area with gallery wall.
10 Designers Share the Coziest Corners of Their Homes
Comfy and cozy are we.
A bauhaus architecture building
Bauhaus Architecture: Sleek, Simple, and Thoroughly Modern
Function over all else.
A brocade couch in a vintage-style living room
What You Need to Know About the Beauty of Brocade
Add some luxury and elegance to your home.
Bay Window
How to Decorate a Bay Window
They're the perfect backdrop for some creativity.
A home theater with a massive wraparound couch topped with pillows and blankets
20 Home Theater Design Ideas Perfect for Movie Night
Netflix and chill just got a huge upgrade.
Rattan kitchen island bar stools and pendants
17 Ways to Use Rattan Furnishings in Any Room of Your Home
Rattan is here to stay.
jk interior living
20 Mudroom Bench Ideas That Control Clutter and Look Chic Doing It
The sweet spot of form and function.
An indoor pool in a room full of pendant lights, bathing suit art, and cozy furniture
20 of the Prettiest, Most Luxurious Indoor Pools We've Ever Seen
Craft the oasis you've been dreaming of.
A contemporary bedroom with a gray bed, large abstract art, and a contemporary chandelier
What's the Difference Between Modern and Contemporary Design?
The terms aren't actually interchangeable.
kelly wearstler
25 Famous Interior Designers Every Décor Enthusiast Should Know
Let's take a walk down memory lane, shall we?
A Southwestern-style bedroom with blonde hardwood floors and a slightly darker wood barn door
23 Barn Door Ideas That Put a Modern Twist on the Classic Style
Barn doors aren't just for farmhouses.
damask fabric on chairs in an open concept living room
What Is Damask?
As popular today as it was in the 1700's.
Boho bedroom with plants
These Plant-Filled Rooms Never Fail to Inspire
Adding greenery to your home is an easy way to bring the outdoors in
Pretty living room with two sofas by Desiree Burns Interiors
17 Essential Design Styles Everyone Should Know
White bathroom with curtains
22 Chic French Door Curtain Ideas to Freshen Up Your Space
Channel the Parisians.
A country-style kitchen with off-white cabinets and a basket on the countertop
23 Country Decorating Ideas That Feel Utterly Charming and Chic
Get cozy the country way.
A farmhouse dining room window adorned with woven Roman shades and sheer white curtains
22 Window Treatments That'll Look Perfect in Any Charming Farmhouse
Put the finishing touches on your space.
jacquard fabric on a chair in front of a gallery wall in a living room with white walls
Jacquard Fabric is Back — Here's How to Recognize It
As luxurious in 1804 as it is today.
A kitchen with distressed wooden accents, sleek marble countertops, and white upholstered chairs
29 Ways to Craft a Coastal Farmhouse Retreat Right at Home
Turn your home into a beachy, rustic getaway.
Tulip table in modern and colorful dining room.
The True Story Of How Tulip Tables Took Over the Design World
Always in bloom.
tile fireplace
25 Tile Fireplace Ideas That'll Make You Say Bye-Bye to Brick
From über modern to warm cottage.
A well-lit basement with a recessed ceiling lined with cove lighting
17 Basements That Prove Great Lighting Can Fully Transform the Space
Turn your basement into an idyllic escape.
history of scalamandré's zebra wallpaper - green wallpaper by staircase
The True Story Behind Scalamandré's Iconic Zebras Wallpaper
As popular in the '70s as it is today.
fall mantle with leaf print
17 Fall Mantel Décor Ideas to Welcome the Season
Embrace the cozy season.
A living room filled with black, charcoal, brown, and white furniture
52 Decorating Tips Every Design Enthusiast Should Know
The best advice designers have to offer.
A dining room flanked by a set of glass doors, which have been framed with white curtains
We Wrote Your Complete Guide to Measuring Windows for Curtains
Take the stress out of this project.
A white dining room table, decorated with two white taper candles and two vases full of flowers
51 Simple Table Decoration Ideas You Can Throw Together in Minutes
Set for success.
how to choose curtains for bay windows - neutral room with curtains and bay window
Consider These 5 Things Before Buying Curtains for Bay Windows
We can't emphasize measuring twice enough.
Stone fireplace oversized
30 Modern Fireplace Ideas To Inspire a Redesign
Upgrade your focal point.
A bedroom filled with white, beige, and blue modern coastal decor
26 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Like a Modern Coastal Paradise
Make your home feel like a vacation destination.
A living room filled with traditional millwork and contemporary furniture
What Is Transitional Design? A Guide to the Modern-Meets-Classic Style
Consider this your ultimate style guide.
Bedroom with 70s wood paneling
22 Wood Paneling Ideas to Spruce Up Your Walls
Better than the '70s.
All white and beige bedroom with blackout curtains.
How to Choose Window Treatments You're Sure to Love
This is your window of opportunity.
Bold pink vintage inspired living room.
How 6 Designers Convince Their Clients to Go Bold
Go big and go home.
Gray bathroom with patterned gray and white wallpaper.
7 Design Mistakes You're Probably Making in Your Small Bathroom
Small package, big delivery.
Kitchen in beach house rental property.
4 Designers Spill Their Best Tips For Decorating a Rental
Decorate like a pro.
kitchen rug ideas
20 Gorgeous Rooms That Prove Rugs Belong in the Kitchen
The kitchen rug is here to stay.
Soft neutral living room with funky lamp and large plant.
3 Designer-Approved Tips to Help You Choose the Perfect Lampshade
Brighten up your space.
A historic home with antique art and decor.
Give Your Home the Royal Treatment—Here's What to Know About Victorian Design
A design style fit for a queen.
Boho Scandi living room with hanging plant.
The 14 Best Home Décor Accounts to Follow on TikTok
Tap tap tap.
Organized mudroom with built-in shelving.
5 Design Mistakes You Might Be Making in Your Mudroom
Tidy up.
A living room with white bookshelf-lined walls that have been adorned with books and baubles
51 of the Best Interior Design Ideas to Try, According to Designers
Style your space like a pro.
Soft pink pastel bedroom with wooden nightstand.
20 of the Best Decorating Lessons I Learned in My 20s
Time flies when you're decorating.
the history of wishbone chairs
The Charming True Story of How Wishbone Chairs Took Over the Design World
Always in style.
basket in fireplace
15 Unused Fireplace Design Ideas to Make the Most of Your Space
Don't let your empty fireplace go to waste.
living room vs family room
Ok So Is It a Family Room or a Living Room? An Expert Weighs In
Similar, but different.
french decor
20 French Design and Décor Ideas That Are Effortlessly Elegant
These ideas are très chic.
wall coverings
These Trendy Wall Covering Ideas Are Our Latest Obsession
We have you covered.