The Well-Kept Home

You'll find our best home décor and design advice whether you're looking for easy, instant upgrades or advice on budgeting for a home renovation. Consider this your ultimate guide to having a well-kept (and designed!) home.

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13 Game-Changing Kitchen Remodel Ideas
Looking to remodel your home? Make sure the heart of it looks as good as it possibly can. We're here to help: We have you covered with plenty of kitchen design ideas to inspire your next renovation. To get you started, we tapped Amanda Reynal, the Des Moines-based designer and head of Amanda Reynal Interiors, to share some of her best tips and tricks when it comes to reimagining your space. "When designing a kitchen, I prioritize our clients' needs as well as function, and then imagine a beautiful design around the working space," she says. From finding the right combination of lighting to ensuring you have plenty of seating and storage, it's important to identify the must-have kitchen design ideas on your list before getting down to the details. Budget is also a major consideration; researching what fits your price range will help you select the right materials and styles. Once the basics and budget are covered, you can start infusing personality into the space, from glossy backsplashes in playful designs to eye-catching drawer handles and sink faucets in the perfect metallic finish. Ahead, more of our best tips for ensuring your own kitchen remodel is a stylish success.
Are Smart Appliances Right for Your Home?
If your house is compatible with these devices—and you can financially support their repair—these high-tech machines are a worthwhile splurge.
11 Ideas That Will Help You Turn Your Space Into the Ultimate Chef's Kitchen
If you're planning a remodel, consider adding some of these in-demand features and professional-quality upgrades to your home.
Five Questions That Interior Designers Ask to Define Your Home's Style
What defines you translates into choice of fabric, color palettes, and overall aesthetic.
These Are the Home Renovations That Interior Designers Say Are Worth the Cost
From the best bathroom upgrades to structural preservation ideas, these improvements can increase the resale value of your home.

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The Best Ideas for Revamping Every Room in Your Home, According to the Experts
Interior designers share their best ideas for a makeover in every main room in your home—the bedroom, living room, kitchen, bathroom, and every nook and corner.