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15 Minutes with the Founders of Décor Aid (Plus, an Office Tour!)

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When two finance guys decided that interior design should be accessible (and affordable) to everyone, no matter the budget, they dreamed up Décor Aid. Using technology to bring interior designers to the people, Sean Juneja and Markus Weber, created a platform that eliminates the middleman and mark ups, meaning quality design at a... read more

The Easiest Way to Clean a Sooty Fireplace With Household Items

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It’s time to make your fireplace pretty for your fall decorations and since oily soot can build up over time, your brick will start to look dingy. We sought out the expert advice from Porch.com’s editor, Anne Reagan, for her tips on how to use household items to clean up that mess—not...

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Personalize This Simple Clamp Lamp for a Homey Bright Spot

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Lighten up! Your home that is. Dreary weather means less sunlight but with this simple tweak to an inexpensive clamp lamp (Read: make it any color you like!), you'll have a personalized lighting addition to your home office or favorite reading nook.

What You'll Need:

One Incandescent Clamp Light with... read more

Step Inside the Colorful Studio of Bluebellgray Designer Fi Douglas

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Spend 15 minutes with Fi Douglas -- the creator and textile designer behind bluebellgray -- and you'll realize that this woman loves color. The Scotland-based designer opened up her cheery studio where her watercolor-like floral prints are created, and she answered questions about her inspiration behind the brand.

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Basic Training: Ridiculously Easy (and Natural!) Ways to Deodorize Your Home

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I’m going to take a wild guess and say that you want don’t want to live in a home that’s anything less than fresh. Since I’m always on the hunt for new and natural ways to treat my space, here are my five super simple tricks to get your place smelling fresher than your...

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Trend Alert: Stunning 2015 Bedroom Paint Projections

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Everyone should sleep in style, so I sought out some paint experts for their 2015 bedroom color projections. Hint: There's a lot of gray involved! Here are your best bets for the upcoming year. The Calm Look: "It's important to create a peaceful space for the bedroom. I like Don't Touch My Tutu! (it's from... read more

Nestie Tip of the Week: How to Cure Your Home-Buying Blues

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From stumbling on the perfect home in your dream neighborhood only to lose the bid at the last second to dealing with failed inspections, the buying process is full of some seriously dramatic ups and downs. Nesties share their tips on coping with home-buying blues: Take a break! We did. We looked for our first... read more

Emily Henderson’s 9 Tips to Merge Your Stuff Without Fighting

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Let’s just face it: Moving in together is stressful. If you and your significant other are just merging your belongings (or are thinking about it), here are some tips to help you create a harmonious home that works for both of you and each of your styles. By Emily Henderson, Target Home Style Expert Tip... read more

5 Furniture Trends You Need to Know Now

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We got a sneak peek of the trends that will be taking over your home (get ready for bold!) at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair. While mid-century holds strong, we were impressed by the innovation, creativity and all-around eye candy that the designers were dreaming up.   More Must-Clicks: How to Decorate Like a Celeb... read more

Fan Favorite

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It may still be colder than a winter’s bone outside, but that doesn’t mean we’re not thinking about the sweltering summer days ahead of us. We were treated to a sneak peek of the newest fan collection from Dyson (which launched today!) and we have to say, the innovative engineers at the British-founded company have... read more