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Wondering how far you can go with the color red? Here's a home that takes it all the way — tastefully.
Be bold — add drama and personality to a room with intense paint colors.
Answer these five essential questions to help you pick the perfect color palette.
Take your interior from drab to fab with help from an expert.
HGTV's Shari Hiller gives her advice for making good wall paint color choices.
Afraid of using color in your own home? Don't be. It all comes down to 10 color basics.
When it comes to coloring your apartment, it's definitely okay to go outside the lines.
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A color and paint specialist shows how the right colors can create harmony among four connecting rooms.
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Give a kids' room a fun makeover with a few cans of paint. This graphic ceiling design looks cool and is so easy to do. Here's how.
Learn what type of paint to use, which tools will work best and the basics for picking color schemes.
Follow these helpful hints for your next painting project.
Create cracks in paint to reveal the color underneath with these step-by-step instructions.
Transform a ordinary piece of furniture into a stunning antique with a little bit of paint and glaze.
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Check out these easy, inexpensive solutions to common painting problems.
HGTV.com walks you through the steps of painting the exterior of a house, from prep work through the finishing touches.
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of using oil-based and latex paint.
From our online exclusive Decorative Paint Techniques with Danielle Hirsch of Color Splash. Colorwashing is a subtle aged effect perfec...
Get a high-end look for less with an easy-to-do gel stain process for wooden furniture.
Figuring out the right shape and size for an area rug can differ with each room in your home. Follow these expert tips to help you choo...
We bought the drinks. In return, we got to drill the man in the work boots.
Learn the pros and cons of different types of windows, the various styles and latest trends.
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Display a child's favorite collectibles and dress the windows with this clever valance.
A wood window valance adds dimension to your room by topping off a window or sliding-glass door.
Dress up your windows with elegant wood valances. They take less than a weekend to make and cost less than $100 in materials.
Spruce up those windows to make your kitchen more attractive with six easy-to-do ideas.
With the help of fusible webbing tape and hot glue, this simplified Roman shade requires minimal sewing.
Alice Fakier, an HGTV Design Star finalist, shows how to make a roller shade -- no sewing necessary.
Get the latest curtain updates from Alice Fakier, an HGTV Design Star finalist. Here she shows us how to create an unusual tablecloth w...
From setting a budget to the finishing touches, follow these seven steps from decorating pros to create the perfect window treatments f...
Add softness to a window cornice with long drapery panels held in place by metal clips. Here are step-by-step instructions for both win...
Learn how to tell the difference between different fabric window treatments and find the right ones for your space.
Add unique detail to an interior window with an awning.
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Who says wreaths have to be lush with evergreen leaves? For a fiesta-inspired party, take a trip south of the border by creating a colo...
Keep yourself (and your roommates) organized with a stylish and multi-functional bulletin board and message center.
Use various containers like Mason jars, vases and tin cans to create a matching desk accessory set that will keep all your school essen...
What’s old is chic again. Follow these step-by-instructions for achieving a distressed look on furniture.
Make these simple tissue pom-poms to dress up a spring tablescape or hang them from a chandelier for a vibrant look.
Easily refinish a dated or worn dining room table to give it a fresh look.
Steal this DIY idea from Shannon Quimby’s recycled kitchen featured in HGTV Magazine by following her step-by-step guide.
Window boxes add charm and a splash of color to a home's exterior, and they can really boost your curb appeal. This simple woodworking ...
Add an easy, distressed finish to a cabinet door with wax and paint.
Learn how to make simple and stylish custom pet clothing for all sizes.
Create custom "antique" furniture with paint and wax.
Make a sturdy rope toy that's comfortable for you to tug and strong enough for your dog to chew.
Make over an old tabletop with a unique mosaic tile design and breathe life back into dull furniture.
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In HGTV Magazine, three furniture and accessories makers share the insider tricks they use at home.
You may think a bland dorm room holds no decorating potential, but just wait. We have savvy design and storage tips to turn your new co...
How do you make a 3,000-square-foot concrete-and-glass loft in Atlanta feel urban? Get designer secrets to achieve this modern high-ris...
Learn the basics of the color wheel, types of color schemes and color dimensions.
Check out these chic-on-the-cheap decorating tips.
Tricks of the trade to help you get top dollar when selling your home.
You don't have to live with outdated wood panel walls. Get painting techniques for a dramatic makeover.
Make a difference in your design with money-saving tips and budget decorating ideas from Design on a Dime's Kelly Edwards.
Designed to Sell designer Lisa LaPorta shares some of her best home staging tips.
Stuck with a small living room? Turn it into a family room, lounge, dining room and office with these multipurpose decorating ideas.
Transform your home with smart shopping tips and money-saving ideas from Design on a Dime's Kahi Lee.
There's a science to painting furniture. Follow these 8 simple steps for adding color to your furniture with some paint.
Fluorescent, incandescent, halogen and tungsten learn where each bulb works best.
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A four-step guide for organizing any room, plus 13 strategies to prevent procrastination.
The High/Low Project host Sabrina Soto shares her must-have household cleaning supplies.
Learn how to turn common household items into washday wonders with these six simple tips.
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Basic maintenance, such as the roof and exterior painting, are frequently more important than an awesome kitchen.
Use these seven tips for bathroom organization to make the most of your bathroom, regardless of its size.
Look for these potentially expensive flaws when buying a house.
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Try these quick home organization tips for maintaining a clutter-free home from basement to attic.
A Mission: Organization expert offers advice for getting a bedroom in order.
Space-saving strategies and inexpensive storage can help you "think outside the closet" when tackling linen closet organization.
Create an enviable storage system with these helpful tips.
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This exquisite jewelry box channels the creative Victorians, who carefully decorated their garden grottos with found treasures. Here, p...
Separate your rooms in style with this colorful, artistic and practical acrylic room divider project.
You'll be the brightest of them all with this mirror on your wall. Follow these step-by-step instructions for making a papier-mâc...
Add color, texture and flair to any living space with the simple addition of pillows.
Follow these step-by-step instructions on getting the weight distribution right when hanging a large, heavy mirror.
Kathy McCleary gets advice from decorating experts on choosing the perfect area rug to complement your home.
Bargain-hunting pros share their expertise on the customary way to do business at a yard sale.
Upcycle old books by turning them into a one-of-a-kind lamp.
No need to toss that old lamp. Follow these easy steps for rewiring a light, making it good as new.
Innovative yet simple, this wine rack is made from reclaimed lumber and wooden dowels.
Try these tips for dressing up dining-room chairs for parties or just for kicks.
Discover everything you need to know before buying carpet.
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