You would never guess that this luxurious guest suite is also a garage apartment. Clever design details such as a fabric-backed Murphy bed, perfectly placed curtains, and fine balance of pattern and neutrals make this tailored suite oh-so-sweet.

A Garage Tranforms into a Luxurious Guest Room

A garage apartment goes glam—and transforms into a bona fide living room—thanks to designer details including texture and color that pack in the punch. » See Photos
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Looking for a place to hang more than your hat when you walk through the door? You’re not alone. Transform a cabinet into your own custom built-in, throw in a comfortable chair, a catch-all stool for quick changes, and you’ve got the makings of a hard-wor From Empty Entry to Multi-Functional Sitting Area

Transform an under-utilized entryway into a well-organized mudroom sitting area using a few tricks of the trade. » See Photos

Pink is more than just a pretty color in this bedroom, where a scene-stealing bedspread—an Afghan wall hanging in another life—packs personality in an otherwise clean-lined, neutral space Room Buy Room: A Feminine Touch

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Boho chic may be a hot decorating fad, but for many homeowners, it simply means mixing, matching, and reusing pieces you already have. Homespun art, architectural fragments, and attic finds, along with a fresh layer of upholstery or a coat of paint comple How to Pull Off an Eclectic Living Room Mix

An eclectic living room becomes cozy and cohesive thanks to bright pops of color, layers of texture, and an arty aesthetic. » See Photos

Nothing says ‘comfort’ more than a luxuriously appointed, well-made bed. But in our opinion, it’s the carefully edited accessories that can transform your bedroom from cozy and quiet into an elegant but restful retreat. Whether it’s an unusual collection Room Buy Room: Master of the House

It’s hard not to feel right at home in this fashion-forward, feminine space where touches of blue abound and brighten up a neutral color scheme. » See Photos

Even the smallest spaces can be big on style. With a little imagination and a few creative design tricks, you can reinvent your cozy quarters to suit your own needs. When dressing a small space, pay attention to the details, as everything becomes a focal Designs That Work for Open-Plan Living Areas

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Yes, you can create a cliché-free kid’s space—without sacrificing color, stimulation, or surprise. In this young boy’s room, a bold splash of green provides a backdrop for warm finishes and textures that won’t compete for the eye’s attention. A throw rug Room Buy Room: Room to Grow

Give your tot’s room a new lease on life with a bit of creativity and a child’s sense of imagination. » See Photos

Create drama in the dining room with black, white, and gold accents. A round, textured mirror acts as a work of art in this light-filled room, creating a singular sensation on an otherwise unadorned wall. An equally unconventional chandelier and two sets Room Buy Room: Modern Classic

Gone are the days of “matchy-matchy” when it comes to furnishing the dining room. Keep things interesting and mix it up with mismatched sets of chairs. » See Photos

All pink girl's bedroom 5 Ideas for Girly, Tween Style

Create a pre-teen’s room that’s pretty in pink—without falling prey to girly decorating clichés. » See Photos

Coastal reading/sleeping nook Tricks for Creating Cozy Nooks

Indulge in the beauty of the great outdoors from the luxury of a do-it-yourself window seat that’s part bedroom, part nap-time nook. » See Photos

Cottage style bedroom with twin beds Be Our Guest

When it comes to decorating your guest bedroom, go for a look that will not only make your guests feel at home but also encourage them to feel engaged with the design. » See Photos

Modern Cottage Dining Room Room Buy Room: Table Manners

A round dining table and mismatched set of chairs don’t just democratize the dining room; they also create a space that’s singularly sensational » See Photos

In this feminine space, from the Southern Accents showhouse at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Georgia, the sitting room’s pink palette is neither formidable nor frou-frou. Here, soft colors and subtle floral fabrics contrast with neutral floors and a Room Buy Room: La Vie En Rose Sitting Room

Pretty patterns and a soft romantic palette combine to neutralize this ultra-feminine space. » See Photos

Create a relaxing environment for dining and entertaining al fresco by transforming your outdoor space into an extension of the living room. The simple addition of deep, comfy cushions and interior design details like a rattan mirror might just make your Room Buy Room: Al Fresco Ambiance

Blur the boundaries between indoors and out by creating an inviting but cozy outdoor entertainment space.  » See Photos

In this all-white bathroom, small, glued-on mirrors reflect light and spice up ordinary cabinet doors, large rectangular mirrors are sleek and functional, and a gold garden stool adds drama. See what other elegant accents make this bathroom so special. Get This Look: Bath with Mirrored Accents

Rectangular mirrors, a graphic print rug, a gold garden stool, and some craft mirrors combine to create this beautiful bathroom. » See Photos

Holiday Entertaining Create a Soothing, White Bedroom Retreat

Nothing says “Sweet dreams” quite like an all-white sanctuary.  If you love the soft, romantic look of this bedroom, read on to get the look in your own home. » See Photos

Unexpected design elements lend this master bedroom a sense of lightheartedness and excitement. Vibrant colors, pattern and chinoserie-inspired fixtures create a sense of exotic eclecticism that’s gently tamed by tailored yet feminine furnishings. To add Boho Chic Decorating

Give your bedroom a well-traveled and well-edited vibe in bohemian-chic style. » See Photos

Have you heard? Less is the new more; simplicity is the new sophistication. That’s why we love the tailored, clean lines of this nuanced bedroom in which color and texture play a starring role. Dare to be different with an eye-popping print. Keep it simpl Room Buy Room: Simply Relaxing Bedroom

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Nothing says “relaxed living” like slipcovered furniture, simple silhouettes, and room to breathe. This casual and comfortable gathering space from the 2009 Southern Living Texas Idea House takes its inspiration from its surroundings—the Texas Gulf Coast— Room Buy Room: Laid-back Luxe

A relaxed living room proves style and comfort aren’t mutually exclusive. » See Photos

Is it possible to design a room for young boys to grow into young men? That’s certainly the case in this bedroom, appropriately outfitted as a space for budding athletes to indulge their inner all-star while dreaming big. Here, sophisticated touches—inclu Home Run Bedroom

Design a room for young boys to grow into young men. Outfitted as a space for budding athletes to indulge their inner all-star while dreaming big, sophisticated touches balance out aspiring details. » See Photos

New, Classic Design Room Buy Room: New, Classic Design Dining Room

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It doesn’t matter if your windows boast waterfront views or landlocked luxury; it’s easy to go beach-chic in your own home without falling prey to coastal clichés. Taking its cues from the colors found in nature, this guest suite from a Coastal Living Ide Get This Look: Cool-Colored Bedroom

Don’t be afraid to express yourself with color. Check out this room's stylish finds and go bold in your own home. » See Photos

Contemporary Cottage Living Room Room Buy Room: Cozy and Stylish Living Room

Old and new mix and mingle in this inviting living area. Answer the call to comfort in your own home with our picks for similar decorative styles. » See Photos

Cheerful and energizing, the right shade of yellow has the ability to bring warmth to any room. An eternally optimistic hue, yellow also enhances and maximizes the impact of natural light, infusing a space with positive energy. Called “a color of optimism Room Buy Room: Sunshine Living Room

When paired with whites and greens, your sunny interiors might just sing. Love the look of this light-filled living room? Read on to steal that style. » See Photos

Nothing says “Welcome home!” like an inviting area where family members and guests can have a seat, continue the conversation and leave their belongings. Make your entry hall command as much respect as the rest of the house by outfitting it with unique, s How to Create a Warm Entry for Guests

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This intimate dining nook from Southern Living’s Texas Idea House received 4 out of 5 stars on MyHomeIdeas.com and is one of the site’s top-rated rooms. Adjacent to the home’s kitchen, this simple but bold niche brightens up a neutral background with char How to Create a Light, Airy Breakfast Nook

Get inspired by the cheerful elegance of this Southern Living breakfast nook. We'll show you how to steal the look. » See Photos

Great Graphics Guest Bedroom Give Your Guest Room Four-Star Hotel Style

Prints and patterns rule in this modern bedroom. Check out these items to re-create the look for yourself.  » See Photos

Room for Reflection Design a Porch for Visiting with Friends

Do you desire the welcoming style of this closed-in patio? Mirror this room's style in your own home with similar furniture and decorative accents. » See Photos

dining space A Modern Touch for a Traditional Dining Room

Looking to break some boundaries in the dining room while remaining tight with tradition? Steal the look of this twist on tradition with similar product styles. » See Photos



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