Tamara Kraus

Tamara Kraus is the Associate Home Editor at Real Simple. When she’s not scrolling through Pinterest for design inspo, you can find her at the newest Instagram-famous spot in the city. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @tamararkraus for all of her colorful adventures.

We scoured the gorgeous living rooms of designers and bloggers to find 30 of the best living room decor ideas around. Here's how to make your living room a space you'll actually want to live in.
Descaling your machine won't just give you better tasting coffee—it'll remove potentially harmful bacteria (eek).
Spruce up your home with these grime busters—each of which has an earth-friendly spin.
Get ready for the best night's sleep.
Even Taylor Swift has been caught wearing this sparkling piece.  
With a solution for a cramped shower and organizers to get your fridge in tip-top shape, your home will look the best it ever has.
For almost 20 years, Real Simple has shared tips, tricks, and secrets to creating a more orderly home; these are some of our best tips for keeping shoes corralled and well-organized.
There's always room for another handbag in your closet. Luckily, the 2019 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has all your accessory needs covered—here are the purses we're adding to our shopping carts.
Expert-approved tricks for everything from picking paint colors to making a small space look larger.
Want a low-maintenance garden that's sure to last? Follow these pro plant-picking tips. 
Give your home a little pick-me-up—and a much-needed final touch—with this simple guide to painting a front door.
Improve your ambiance while saving money on your energy bill with these top-rated light bulbs.
These delicates might become the hardest workers in your wardrobe.
Your fitness favorites come in surprisingly chic, tailored styles. Take them for a spin outside the gym.
Experts share their tips for buying and hanging window treatments, including how to hang curtain rods—and getting it right the first time.
Give some fun flavor to your home without it being too busy with these flower-power design tricks.
Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, cofounders of The Home Edit, reveal their clever recipe for spice storage.
Can't stop slouching? Experts weigh in on how to decrease pain, feel more alert, and even sleep better. Follow these small but impactful steps.
The turkey is in the oven, the guests are at the door, and—oh no!—there’s a cranberry-sauce spill on your white tablecloth. Keep these quick fixes and post-party formulas handy to bring clothing, upholstery, and linens back to life.
You've probably heard of the international terms Hygge and Lagom, but what if you want to evoke a feeling that's a bit bolder and brighter? Take a peek at this bright, Australian home tour below to get the same look no matter where you live. 
The interior designer just launched a curated home design line called Now House on Amazon, and you won’t believe how affordable it is.
Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia from the original Queer Eye series have a new show, Get a Room with Carson & Thom, debuting this week. After renovating a series of homes together, they’re revealing their best renovation tips to save you time and money.
Interior designer Orlando Soria shows us how to make your home office more stylish and comfortable so you'll feel inspired to get more done.