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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
Never Buy The Wrong Size of Curtains Again Thanks To These Tips
types of light fixtures
Guide to the 7 Main Types of Light Fixtures
framed art in living room
5 Factors to Consider When Deciding to Custom Frame Art
mirror in bedroom
Expert Ideas for Putting Mirrors the Bedroom
Four bowls and a chopping board with herbs on a wooden lazy Susan
What Is a Lazy Susan?
mirror over fireplace
The Design Rules of 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
Wondering If Grommet Curtains Are Right for You? Here’s What to Know
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
celestial bedroom
10 Ideas for Adding Celestial Decor to Your Room
White container candle lit next to votive candles in glass holders
21 Types of Candles Every Candle-Lover Should Know
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
12 Ways to Decorate With Pampas Grass
Brightly-lit living room with gray couch, tall houseplant and tan basket near window
11 Ideas for Decorating Your Home 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
What to Expect with Olefin Carpet Fiber
Hand-knotted and hand tufted rugs compared on wooden floor
What is the Difference Between Hand-Knotted and Hand-Tufted Rugs?
A SmartCells anti-fatigue mat
How to Protect Your Feet When You Need to Stand for Hours
Carpet ripples
Why Does Carpet Buckle or Ripple?
Lighted old ceiling lamp in front of light blue wall
Choosing the Right Size Chandelier for Your Space
Ikea catalog on a tabletop
Get Your Free 2021 IKEA Catalog
Highly twisted white frieze carpet
Pros and Cons of Frieze Carpeting
Empty Room
What Carpets Won't Show Footprints?
Woman installing bulb
The Pros and Cons of Switching to CFLs
playroom
Follow These Important Decorating Don'ts
Shopping for a new carpet
Discover the 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
Designer Tips on the Right Way to Hang Your Drapes
Light tan area rug with slippers, houseplant and woven ottoman on top
How to Finish the Edges of a Carpet Piece to Make a Rug
Elegant living room with fireplace and area rug
Know the Benefits of Using Area Rugs in Your Home
Designer showing carpet samples to client.
The Do's and Don'ts of Choosing a Carpet
Beach house decor you can diy
Bring the Beach Home with DIY Coastal Decor
Must Have Home Accessories
Make Sure You've Got These Decorating Essentials for Your Home
Brightly-lit dining room with tan area rug over carpet
Can You Put an Area Rug Over Carpet?
The Spruce Home Marcella Area Rug in a Living Room
Choosing the Right Size Rug for Your Space
Must Have Living Room Accessories
Discover the Must Have Accessories for Your Living Room
throw rug on a hardwood floor
Do You Really Need a Pad Under Your Area Rug?
Carpet fabrics with different colors layered on top next to pencil and tape measure
Know Your Carpet Fibers and Piles Before Choosing New Carpet
Light-filled bedroom with cream-colored carpet below bed with pink bedding
9 Carpet Trends in 2021
Area Rug Rules of Thumb
Don't Buy an Area Rug Without Considering These Tips
Gray rug on wooden floor
Cost-Effective Green Flooring Options
Interior designer examining carpet swatches
This is How to Choose Between Nylon and Polyester Carpet
Living room interior showing layered area rugs
Tips for Layering Rugs in a Room
Closeup of a hypoestes phyllostachya plant
Go Beyond Green With These 8 Extra-Colorful Houseplants
essential items every kitchen needs
Start Your Home With These 8 Bare Essentials
The Foolproof Formula for Throw Pillows
mirror over an entryway console
The Best Places to Hang Mirrors in Your Home
Antique Tea Cup
How to Find Replacement Pieces for Antique Dishes and China
houseplants on a mantel
27 Simple Ways To Display Plants In Style
The Spruce Home Area Rug in a Living Room
8 Area Rug Dos and Don'ts
Architectual Digest home decorating magazine in middle of table with coffee cup and open notebook
The Top 8 Print Decorating Magazines
Made bed with yellow throw pillows surrounded by ambient light
What Is Ambient Light and How to Use It In Your Home