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19 Easy DIY Decor Projects That Anyone Can Do
Does the very idea of reupholstering a chair cause you to panic? Does painting seem like a painstaking process? You're in the right place to begin your DIY education -- and lose your fear. These easy yet impressive decor projects each have five steps or less -- and the results will leave guests gasping.AdvertisementAdvertisementArticle
Magnetic Desk Organizer
The secret to these desk containers? Hidden magnets! Keep clips, pins, and other loose desk supplies from getting scattered on your desk with this stylish stenciled holder that uses a magnet to keep them in place.
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8 DIY Projects That Will Make Your Porch the Envy of the BlockHave your tools at the ready and prepare to upgrade your outdoor "living room" using a few easy projects. Windowsill drop-down bar anyone?
Stylish DIY Storage Ideas to Keep Your Home Ultra NeatGet ready to feel like you’ve wandered into a magical Pinterest board where everything is beautifully organized.
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12 Ways to Decorate a Blank WallA blank wall is like a blank canvas -- it's filled with possibilities. In this empty space, try showcasing the treasures of your collection, making a statement with decals or dimensional elements, or upcycling unused antiques into modern art decor. You are the artist of your home -- the decision is yours!
5 Washi Tape Ideas with Serious "Wow" FactorJessica Okui works wonders with a roll of washi tape. As the author of "Fun With Washi," she rolls out her brilliant ideas on how to use washi tape to create one-of-kind wall art, decorate your home, and personalize and package everything you own.
What a Little Paint Can Do: 11 DIY Home Decor Projects That'll Brighten Up Any RoomGive your home decor some added "oomph" with these painted DIYs that anyone can do! Your tables, walls, and chairs will thank you!
Home Decor Ideas: 13 Ways to Use StripesWhether you're after a quick accent or a high-impact home makeover, try these fun ways to bring stripes into your space.
10 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Pop with Polka DotsPolka dots can make a room pop -- when used the right way. A little uncertain about how to incorporate this cheerful pattern into your home? Our suggestions are spot-on.
Money-Saving Home DIYs: 12 Things You Should Make Instead of BuyWe've got the tricks of the trade when it comes to DIY, and we think you'll like our budget.
Bed and Bedding ProjectsYour most personal room should reflect, well, you. Our headboard and bedding projects will make your bedroom even more inviting at the end of the day.
Frame and Mirror Projects
Inexpensive mirrors and tag-sale frames can be transformed into artful displays around your home.
A shelf can be elevated from simply a place to hold books or bowls. These projects show that it can be a dramatic focal point in a room.
How High Should I Hang That? The Decorating Rules of Thumb You Always Wondered AboutMost people think of interior design in terms of color, shape, pattern, and texture. But just as critical are proportion and placement. The long and short of it? Put a too-small rug in a room and, no matter how perfectly it coordinates color-wise, it’ll look awkward. So what is the right-size rug for your room? How high should you mount your favorite painting? And how low should your chandelier hang? We show you how to implement a plan that really measures up, room by room.
Surprising Ways to Use and Display All Those Photos on Your Phone!Memories may fade, but photographs are meant to last. These days, technology makes it easier than ever to snap pictures—but, arguably, harder to enjoy them after the moment has passed. If yours are stuck on your phone or computer, it’s time to find some meaningful ones and learn some clever new ways to display them.
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5 Fresh Ways to Paint Your Floors
Done right, painted floors create a stylish, easy-to-care-for foundation that will last for years. Pick one of these goofproof designs, grab a brush, and start your next makeover underfoot.Gallery
Fabulous Front Porch Ideas for the Entire Year
The front porch is the first impression your guests get. It's also what welcomes you home after a long day at work or vacation. Make it as inviting as possible with updated, thougtful decorations throughout the year. Here are some ideas.Gallery
DIY Backyard Ideas for a Sunny Day
Some projects you save for a rainy day. Others you devote an afternoon outdoors to. If you're looking for something to build, make, or do, you'd be surprised what you can find in your own backyard.Post
6 Dining Room Paint Colors We Absolutely LoveSince the dining room is likely where you feast on flavorful foods, it doesn't hurt to give it a little flavor of its own. What's our favorite way to add character and ambience to a room? Through the use of color, of course. From subdued and serene to vibrant and energizing, these creative dining room paint colors are a feast for the eyes.Article
A Cluster of Conifers for a Festive Front Door Arrangement
Welcome guests with this elegant assortment of outdoor plants. A large brass bowl and icelike glass mulch elevate the grouping.Post
Create a Winter Wonderland for Your Desktop (and in Real Life!)
Each month we share our newest patterns from Whim from the Martha Stewart Collection by creating downloadable wallpapers to dress up your desktops! To download, simply click on your computer's screen resolution below and right-click to save. And don't forget to find your favorite bedding patterns, only at Macy's!Article
DIY Floral Bedside Table
Give an old piece of furniture a beautiful new look with vintage decor paint.Gallery
A Jaw-Dropping 36-Hour Sitting-Room Makeover
Get inspired by blogger and decorating enthusiast Ariel Garneau's home renovations -- and find out how she completed the transformation in just 36 hours.Post
11 Ways to Make Your Friends Insanely Jealous of Your Bedroom
Have you always wanted a cozy, stylish bedroom that you never want to leave? Try these clever solutions for a dreamy den.Post
Ooh, La La! The Perfect Window Treatments for French Doors
French doors are a grand presence in the home. When it comes to window treaments, it's best to go gentle: These treatments do not need to protect against the sun or prying eyes.Post
6 Fall Decor Ideas Beyond Orange and BlackWhen you think of fall, you think pumpkins, gourds, or autumn leaves. But just because they are the symbols of the season doesn't mean you have to limit your fall decor to these tired color schemes! Here are a few nontraditional but still sophisticated fall color ideas.Gallery
10 Good Things for a Highly Efficient Home Office
Whether you tidy up your desk or keep your files meticulous, we've got clever solutions that work.Gallery
A Dining Room Transformed: See How 5 Little Design Ideas Gave This Room New Life
With its generous proportions and handsome built-ins, soothing blue accents, and collection of painted European furniture, this dining room hardly needed a major makeover. But something wasn't quite working -- the space was too formal and a little crowded. But with an update to a chandelier, the dining room curtains, a cabinet, and a bare-bones bureau, the room was completely transformed.Gallery
10 Little Things You Can Do to Beautify Your Bedroom
Your dream bedroom is just around the corner.... All it takes is a little redecorating and reorganizing to get the beautiful bedroom you've always dreamed of.Post
An Exclusive Look Inside the Colorful Craft Room at MSLO
Have you ever wondered what it's like to work in the craft room at MSLO? Talk about a creative maker's dream come true. This is the first installment in a series that takes a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world's most inspiring craft rooms and see how it is organized.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
Painting Ceilings: A Top Coat
Give your "fifth wall" a unique new dimension.