Home decorating - that most pleasurable business of making a house a home - is rarely as simple as professional decorators make it look.
Nevertheless, you can put the pros' winning design strategies to work in your home - without enrolling in design school or signing on the dotted line.
You'll be surprised at how well you know your taste and your family's style.
Take advantage of the simple tricks and techniques below used by professional designers to simplify the art of making your home a reflection of your taste and style.
Chances are you'll find there's a designer inside you - just waiting to be let out. These home decorating ideas by room can help get you started.