Decorating

Top 12 Kitchen Island Ideas for Every Home

These stylish designs provide storage, extra surface space, functionality, and more.

The $6 Kitchen Tool Real Simple Food Editors Are Obsessed With

Every home cook should own one—but most don’t.

6 Items to Update Your Home’s Curb Appeal

The quickest way to give your home a facelift is to upgrade some of your exterior accessories. Take a cue from a few of our editors’ favorite finds.

Target’s New Line Is Full of the Most Adorable Baby Gifts

Plus, everything new parents need to design the dreamiest nursery.

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.

The Right Way to Clean Out Your Refrigerator

First things first: You’ve got to take everything out. While it’s empty, give the fridge a scrub down, then replace the remaining contents and condiments in the appropriate spot.

This Genius Cooler Will Keep Your Ice Frozen for 14 Days

And it will keep your food safe from bears, too. 

9 Gorgeous Target Home Finds Under $50

These will get your house ready for summer.

Why You Should Paint Your Kitchen Yellow

If you’re selling your house, this hue can give you a better selling price.

Inside a Dreamy Bedroom Makeover for a Deserving Mom

When one mom needed a bedroom overhaul, Real Simple pulled off a top-to-bottom makeover. The finished space is full of fresh ideas and some easy DIYs you can try in your own space.