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  • 5 often overlooked decorating budget busters

    5 often overlooked decorating budget busters

    Don't let budget creep ruin your decorating plans.

  • Classic bohemian living room

    Room of the week: Classic bohemian living room

    Sometimes the biggest challenge of putting together a space isn’t trying to find all new coordinating pieces, but working with what is already there. Such was the case with the living room that designer Erica Lugbill was tasked with redoing. Her clients had already collected several pieces but needed help pulling it together to create a cohesive look.

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    The Country Living paint color hall of fame

    We chipped away at thousands of shades in search of the ultimate no-fail hues for every space and surface in your house. From the perfect white to a knock-your-socks-off coral, here are our top 25 picks.

  • 1. Excessive frills

    13 things a woman should never, ever have in her home

    Your home says a lot about you! We tapped some of our favorite designers to tell us what items should never be found in a woman's abode.

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    Get the look: A kitchen inspired by the ocean

    The ocean's shimmery hues inspire a kitchen in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, by Urban Grace Interiors.

  • 1. You only have mismatched bedding

    10 obvious clues your bedroom needs to grow up

    Has your old furniture, mismatched sheets and his awful baseball alarm clock turned your bedroom into a postcollege dumping ground? Here are some signs that you need an update, plus tips on how to makeover your boudoir into the stylish sanctuary it’s meant to be.

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    Beautiful reader living rooms

    Browse Architectural Digest’s gallery of inspiring interiors, submitted by readers and selected by AD editors.

  • Lobmeyr’s Oriental tumblers

    September’s best new furniture and decor

    AD Editors select their must-have items, from simple pleasures to ultimate luxuries.

  • Dark gray dining room

    Why you need to rethink your white walls

    Don't be afraid to go dark and dramatic. These rooms will inspire you to update your space.

  • Column lamp with acrylic base

    7 ways to decorate with the latest design trend

    Suddenly this mineral is everywhere—and no wonder. It's as glamorous as alabaster (they're both gypsum), not quite as pricey as quartz, and as moodily romantic as the mythical Greek moon goddess Selene, for whom it's named.

  • Affordable patio updates

    11 ways to perk up your patio for under $100

    If your patio is looking a bit drab, then it might be time for a refresh.

  • How to mix patterns in a space

    How to mix patterns in a space

    Creating a successful mix of patterns results in a balanced and beautiful room, but it takes a nimble hand. Too many patterns and the room is overdone; too little and the room is bland. It is more than just mixing and matching colors. The trick is to find just the right combination of scale and design to create the perfect effect.

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