Here's How Much Money You Really Need to Earn to Buy a House

A new study helps demystify the home-buying process. 

7 Inspiring Winter Arrangements

No matter what you’re celebrating—Christmas, Hanukkah, family harmony—these unfussy wintry arrangements, all made in minutes using everyday greenery, will bring joy to your world.

7 Steps to a Successful Closet Purge

Ditching the items you spent hard-earned cash on is no easy task. First things first: Don’t think—just dump. Power-sort the items that you love or wear all the time into a keep pile and the ones that you know aren’t working (and aren’t worth something) into a donate or recycle bag. “Pretend your closet is about to catch fire. What would you save?” says Jennifer Baumgartner, Psy.D., a psychologist, a wardrobe consultant, and the author of You Are What You Wear. “You’ll make better decisions if you go with your gut and don’t get sucked into the paralysis of analysis.” To get started, ask yourself these seven questions. 

7 Storage Spots You Aren’t Using (But Should Be)

Look above, between, and beneath traditional storage areas to carve out more space for your stuff.

5 Genius Ways to Style a Bar Cart for Every Occasion

It's a serving station when you're entertaining, a display spot when you're not. Here are five top-shelf setups.

Spooky Halloween Décor

Prep your house for Fright Night with these stylish finds. Wicked fun, don’t you think?

5 Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Space With Flowers

The expert behind all the arrangements and advice on these pages is Lindsey Taylor, a New York City–based garden designer and floral stylist.