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Marble table lamp with white shade on nightstand next to wooden bed with white bedding
Nine Types of Lamp Shades and How to Choose
White pillar candles and greenery on a mantle
How to Make Your Candles Last Longer
coffee table with plant and pampas grass
How to Style a Coffee Table
Different tillandsia plants on white table in gold wire displays
Where to Put Air Plants: 7 Ideas
Plants hanging from different hangers and a person holding one
30 Clever Ways to Hang Plants
White woven rug on a hardwood floor
Six Types of Rug Materials and How to Choose One
Reversible weighted blanket on a wood frame bed with white sheets on it
How to Choose a Weighted Blanket
track lighting
How to Choose Track Lighting for Your Home
Glass doors with a long curtain rod and curtain panels on either side
5 Types of Curtain Rods and How to Choose the Right Kind
Folded blue sheet set
What Are Split King Sheets?
Task Lighting over Island
What Is Task Lighting and How to Use It
blinds in bathroom
9 Types of Window Blinds, and Expert Tips for Using Each
french door curtains
16 French Door Curtain Ideas That Will Shine in Your Space
Illustration showing different common towel sizes
Common Towel Sizes to Know
Person putting fitted sheet on a bed
What Is a Fitted Sheet, and How Is It Different From a Top Sheet?
Image of mattress on hardwood floor
What Is a Hybrid Mattress?
Mattress topper on a bed
What’s the Difference Between a Mattress Pad and a Mattress Topper?
Mattress protector being removed from bed
What Is a Mattress Protector?
living room curtains
What Size Curtains Do I Need?
types of light fixtures
6 Different Types of Light Fixtures and How to Choose One
framed art in living room
How to Decide If You Should Custom Frame Your Art
mirror in bedroom
Expert Ideas for Putting Mirrors in the Bedroom
Marble Lazy Susan holding condiment containers next to kitchen food and materials
What Is a Lazy Susan?
mirror over fireplace
Design Guide to Putting a Mirror Over the Fireplace
Bunkie board bed frame
What Is a Bunkie Board?
A white pillow on a messy white bed.
How to Buy a Pillow You’ll Truly Love
Curtain window interior decoration in living room
What Are Grommet Curtains?
flower decor
How to Decorate with Flowers: 16 Ideas to Try
Wooden wall shelf decorated with houseplants in living room
21 Plants That Can Fit and Grow on a Shelf
Person pouring melted wax into candle containers
Six Types of Candle Wax and When to Use Them
celestial bedroom
10 Ideas for Adding Celestial Decorations to Your Room
White container candle lit next to votive candles in glass holders
21 Different Types of Candles and How to Choose One
Votive candle held in small decorative glass holder
What Is a Votive Candle?
Cream-colored pampas grass in beige vase in between wicker chair and seating with blanket on top
14 Ways to Decorate With Pampas Grass
Brightly-lit living room with gray couch, tall houseplant and tan basket near window
23 Home Decorating Ideas With Baskets
disco ball
10 Chic Ways to Decorate with Disco Balls
Res hand-knotted area rug covering kitchen floor
9 Rug Trends You'll Want to Know
Stacked china
The Difference Between Fine China, Porcelain & Dinnerware
Olefin Carpet
Olefin (Polypropylene) Carpet Fiber
Hand-knotted and hand tufted rugs compared on wooden floor
Hand-Knotted vs Hand-Tufted Rugs: What's the Difference
A SmartCells anti-fatigue mat
How to Buy Anti-Fatigue Mats
Carpet ripples
What Causes Carpet to Buckle or Ripple?
Lighted old ceiling lamp in front of light blue wall
How to Determine the Right Chandelier Size for Your Room
Ikea catalog on a tabletop
How to Request a Free IKEA Catalog for 2023
Highly twisted white frieze carpet
Frieze Carpet Review: Pros and Cons
Empty Room
Carpet That Won't Show Footprints
Woman installing bulb
CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) Review: Pros and Cons
How NOT to Accessorize Your Home
Nylon fiber carpet samples in different colors
Pros and Cons of Nylon Carpet Fiber
drapes in a bedroom
What Are the Differences Between Curtains, Drapes, Shades, and Blinds?
Tan drapes hanging from each end of curtain rod above window
How to Hang Curtains Like a Designer
Light tan area rug with slippers, houseplant and woven ottoman on top
How to Finish Carpet Edges to Make a Rug
Elegant living room with fireplace and area rug
Main Benefits of Using Area Rugs
Designer showing carpet samples to client.
How to Buy New Carpet
Beach house decor you can diy
8 DIY Coastal Home Accessories
Must Have Home Accessories
Must-Have Decorating Accessories
Brightly-lit dining room with tan area rug over carpet
How to Lay an Area Rug Over Carpet
The Spruce Home Marcella Area Rug in a Living Room
How to Select the Right Size Area Rug
throw rug on a hardwood floor
Why You Need a Rug Pad for Your Area Rug
Carpet fabrics with different colors layered on top next to pencil and tape measure
Understanding Carpet Fiber and Pile Cuts