7 Designer Tricks That Will Make Any Space Look More Open

If your space feels cramped instead of cozy, it may not be just the square footage -- it could be the paint color. Give yourself a little more breathing room with these seven pro tricks that will make your space feel more expansive. 1. Paint a Dark ...

You Need to See These Popular Wallpaper Trends From San Francisco

There are certain cities around the world that are crucibles for design and color trends: Paris, Milan, New York and, of course, San Francisco. If you know what's going on in San Francisco, you can almost predict what Houston and Charlotte will be do...

11 Beautiful, Efficient Laundry Rooms That Will Inspire You

You probably use your laundry room daily. But how often do you think about its design? Because of its practical nature, the laundry room often gets bumped to the bottom of the "to beautify" list. Here are 11 examples that might inspire you to move th...

Why Dens Are Popular Again in the World of Open-Plan Homes

We love open-plan homes: large family spaces, open sight-lines, and the feeling of airiness that makes life so pleasant. But what do you do when you want a place of your own, where you can go and shut the door? Try the den. [caption id="attachment...

8 Beautiful Ways To Use Paint Colors for a Home Library

Home libraries may be quiet spaces for reading, relaxing, and reflecting, but that doesn't have to mean boring. You can create a reading area that reflects your personality by drawing color into in a variety of ways, from the walls to the books. Here...

11 Writer Room Ideas That Will Make Even Non-Writers Happy

Writer's block, step aside. The right space can spark inspiration in the most desolate of times. Here are 11 writing room ideas (including a couple of spaces from authors you might recognize) that will give you color and design tips even if you're no...

8 Paint Colors That Will Make It Easier to Learn

If you're a student, teacher, or a parent helping kids with homework, you may not have thought about how paint color can affect learning. But just as colors impact mood, they can also enhance memory and improve focus. Here are eight paint colors for ...

Put Your Walls on a Diet

We've all heard the maxim, "You are what you eat," but what if there's more than just food? What about "You are your surroundings?" This leads us to interior paint color theory. Ever since we were young, we've been told to surround ourselves with...

How Kitchen Paint Colors Can Help You Eat Better

It's said that we eat with our eyes, first -- so it makes sense that visual cues impact our eating habits. And research confirms that color is one of the biggest cues -- in fact, a simple color change can completely change the way we eat. Certain hue...

Here Are The 10 Best Colors For Small Bedrooms

Small bedrooms can be tough, color-wise. You don't want to overwhelm your sleeping space, but white (while a great option) may not what you want to wake up to every day. So what do you do? Here are a few simple tips for choosing the best colors for s...