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Decorating 101


Learn the basics of home decorating, including where to find ideas, design principles, a glossary of design terms, quick decorating tips, buying guides, decorating styles, and answers to decorating challenges.
  1. Sources for Decorating Ideas
  2. Get Ready to Decorate
  3. Elements of Decor
  4. Styles of Decorating
  5. Interior Decorating Professionals
  1. Decorating Small Spaces
  2. Decorating with Color
  3. All About Paint
  4. Decorating Challenges and How to Address Them

Sources for Decorating Ideas

Do you know you want to do something but don't know where to start? Here, you'll find sources of ideas, fun projects, and articles on design resources.

Get Ready to Decorate

You can envision your new space, but then what do you do? Use our tips to keep your decorating project on track from start to finish.

Elements of Decor

Flooring, wall coverings, window treatments, accessories, and furniture all are important elements that go into the creation of a beautiful interior space. Read about the different elements of decor and learn how to maximize your design possibilities.

Styles of Decorating

Learn about the characteristics of different styles of interior decorating, from casual to formal, French Country to rustic.

Interior Decorating Professionals

Find information about careers in interior decorating and design, professional associations, and home stagers and re-arrangers.

Decorating Small Spaces

Whether you live in a tiny studio apartment or want to decorate a little powder room, these small space decorating ideas will help you maximize space without sacrificing style.

Decorating with Color

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One of the hardest things to do when decorating is to choose a color scheme. Read on to learn all about how to decorate with color.

All About Paint

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Learn the basics of how to paint as well as painting techniques and effects.

Decorating Challenges and How to Address Them

Not everyone has unlimited funds to freshen up their home. Find some wonderful decorating solutions to challenges throughout the house and save money at the same time.

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