How to create a playful yet sophisticated dining room

How to create a playful yet sophisticated dining room

All too often we treat dining rooms as a “special occasions only” space, but really, where do such formalities fit into everyday life with kids and pets and messy eaters? A more relaxed approach — injecting color, choosing chairs that are genuinely comfortable, adding a touch of whimsy — can create a space that’s both … Read more

No-fail pillow combos to instantly update your living room

No-fail pillow combos to instantly update your living room

Decorative cushions are the ultimate accessory for armchairs. They can make any piece of furniture look better – turning a plain white couch into a bold centerpiece or a boring family room into a statement space. They’re easy to swap out as your style and the seasons change, and they’re also a minimal investment that … Read more

This is how you transform your bedroom into a stylish retreat

This is how you transform your bedroom into a stylish retreat

Everyone deserves a place where they can find peace and relax from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A well-designed bedroom not only provides space for restful sleep, but should also encourage you to curl up with a book or do morning yoga before the rest of the day begins. If your current setup … Read more

Everything you need to freshen up your bedroom for summer

Everything you need to freshen up your bedroom for summer

As Good Housekeeping’s Senior Home Editor, I come across tons of home-related products, both good and bad. But there are some special finds that are just too awesome to keep to myself. So every month, here on our site, I share my favorite household items with you – our readers – in the hope that … Read more

4 easy ways to transform your dining room into a style statement

4 easy ways to transform your dining room into a style statement

If your formal dining room is the loneliest room in your house, it’s time to transform it into a comfortable everyday spot that still feels elegant enough to host dinner parties and holiday meals. A few simple design upgrades can make a serious space feel fabulous, fresh and inviting, making every night an upscale dinner … Read more

7 ways to make your bedroom a stress-free zone this minute

7 ways to make your bedroom a stress-free zone this minute

You spend almost a third of your life in your bedroom – shouldn’t it be a place that dreams are made of? While you’ve probably got the basics covered (comfortable mattress, adequately dimmed lighting, rich rug to sink your feet into each morning), there are plenty of next-level upgrades to transform your bunk space into … Read more

5 sustainable home upgrades that can save you big bucks

5 sustainable home upgrades that can save you big bucks

MetalMan Going green isn’t just a way to address the climate crisis — it can also be a sound investment. The right eco-friendly projects will not only make your home look and feel better, they will save you money and increase your return if you decide to sell. Sure, you’ll have to spend a little … Read more

10 Insider Tips for DIY Bathroom Remodeling

10 Insider Tips for DIY Bathroom Remodeling

Remodeling a bathroom is one of the most satisfying DIY jobs because it pays off: it’s your chance to combine all the practical features you need with a personal style you love – while creating a relaxing retreat. If you’re taking on this project yourself (or even part of it, like laying tiles), it’s helpful … Read more