Living Room

How to Clean Pillows in a Few Simple Steps

When you’re washing your pillowcases and sheets, don’t forget to clean your pillows. The experts give us their best tips for different types, from the ones on your bed to decorative accents.

3 Genius Solutions for Living Room Layout Problems

The hangout zone of your home can be hard to arrange. So Real Simple asked two designers to sketch out solutions for three of the trickiest scenarios. Pull up a chair and take some notes.

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.

8 Foolproof Paint Colors for Your Living Room

Need to give your hangout space a quick refresh? Try updating your walls with one of these paint picks from top design pros.

How to Display Your TV

Your television doesn’t have to be an eyesore. Designers share their best tips for placing it in the room.

How to Choose the Right Chair

The smartest seats for those “what should we put there?” spots.

7 Area Rugs That’ll Transform Your Home for Under $200

Give your room an update—and your wallet a break. 

10 Things to Toss in the Next 10 Minutes for Quick and Easy Decluttering

Got a small window of free time? Embark on a mini purge: Take a lap around the house with a garbage bag and toss the stuff below. Letting it go (via trash or recycling) will bring you satisfaction and bring order to your home.

9 Decluttering Secrets From Professional Organizers

Nine smart strategies spotted in (and stolen from) the houses of expert clutter-busters. Chalk it up to experience—they really work.

7 Editor Picks From Target’s New Collection

As the temperature drops and the cozy fall items work their way into stores, we’ve rounded up our favorite finds from Target’s newest seasonal collection.