Get Ready for Back to School
- Dorm Decor -- Find great design inspiration, fabulous resources, helpful storage ideas, decorating and organizing tips, and more for a great dorm room!
- Organize with a Planner -- Lots of sources for organizing notebooks, agendas, and planners to make your back-to-school easier.
- Back to Design School? -- With the kids back at school this might just be the time for you to find out about getting an education in interior design. Use these resources to find listings of colleges, accredited programs listed by state, and links to educational information for design students.
- Learning to Decorate -- Look here for online decorating tutorials, classes, and tips.
Time to Get Organized!
- THE Page for Great Tips on Organization! -- Fabulous ideas for storage, helpful cleaning tips, and advice for an organized move.
- Organize Your Dorm Room With the Help of Someone Who Knows! -- The mother of two college kids offers great advice for dorm room organization.
Recruit Your Kids to Help Organize Their Rooms -- Are your kids' bedrooms a disaster area? There's no time like the present to get things organized and under control. Get your kids to help, and their rooms many just stay neat!
- Home Organizing Links -- Lots of great organizing tips!
Start Thinking About Getting Ready for the Holidays!
- Great Ideas for Fall Decor -- Find ideas for fun crafts and entertaining tips for autumn!
- If Fall is Here, Can Christmas Be Far Behind? -- Bookmark this page of decorating ideas, crafts, and fun gifts for Christmas!
Plan Ahead With Great Household Moving Tips
- Before You Move In -- Fall is a prime time to move. Don't miss this list of our favorite projects for things to do before the moving truck arrives!
- Moving Tips -- If you're ready to move, find great ways to get your things organized!
Great Projects for Fall
- Give Your Mudroom a Makeover -- Before the boots, mittens, and scarves come out, find great ways to control entryway and mudroom clutter!
- Mudroom Tips -- Get a really useful and organized mudroom using these tips from About.
- Spruce Up the Bathroom With Easy Updates -- If you have a boring bathroom, find great ideas for easy and fast updates.
Special Projects for Kids' Rooms
- Great Decorating Themes for Boys' Rooms -- Do something fun and creative with these decorating ideas for a boy's room.
- Fabulous Decor Themes for Girls -- Whether you're looking for pretty and cute or sporty and fun, these ideas for girls' room themes will give you a great start.
- Recruit Your Kids to Help Organize Their Rooms -- If your kids' bedrooms are out of control, what are you waiting for? Have your kids help get things organized, thrown away, rearranged, or given away, and you'll all enjoy the results.
- Faux Finishes -- With simple tools and supplies, you can create fun effects with these faux painting projects for kids' rooms.
- Helpful Painting Tips -- If you're ready to paint, these tips can help make the job easier.
- Tips for Choosing Paint Color -- Find advice and help for choosing just the right color and type of paint for the job.
You Deserve a Break!
- Are You a Decorating Fanatic? -- Are you a hopeless home decorating fanatic? Find out by answering the questions in this fun quiz.
- Home Decor Quiz -- There are no prizes, but you'll have fun taking this home decorating 'quiz' online.
- Online Style Quizzes -- By answering the questions on these style quizzes, you might discover what type and style of home furnishings you'd love to live with.
Welcoming Guests to Your Home
- How to Make Your House Guests Feel Really Welcome (and Comfortable!) -- Your guest room may not be The Ritz, but there are lots of things that you can do to help your guests feel comfortable. Read our tips on how to offer your guests a welcoming home-away-from-home.
- Inviting Guestrooms -- If you're expecting houseguests, you'll find our planning tips helpful!
- Surviving Houseguests -- You'll stay cool and calm even with a house full of guests if you use some of this advice.