Layering a Rug Over Carpet? Expert Advice on How to Make It Work
How to dress up your floors.
7 First Apartment Essentials You Didn’t Know You Needed
Sure, you know you need a couch and a bed, but there are a few other things to consider when furnishing your first apartment. Here, design experts share what you shouldn’t leave off your shopping list.
7 Small Decorating Tricks to Get Your House Ready for Spring
Welcome warmer weather with one (or more) of these easy styling tips from the pros.
How to Create a Homework Nook Your Kids Will Actually Want to Spend Time In
Starting in second grade, when homework often ramps up, a streamlined environment with clear, uncluttered surfaces makes it easier to buckle down and focus. Think quiet, neutral shades and unified storage sets (folders, boxes) for minimal distraction and maximum concentration.
How to Create a Crafty Corner for Little Kids
Kindergartners and first graders work best in a setting that reminds them of their classroom, says Julie Morgenstern, the author of Organizing From the Inside Out. Divide the space into activity zones: reading, crafting, art display. Sprinkle in some punchy colors—or go bolder, with a whimsical two-tone wall—to boost energy and creativity.