Final Arrangements: Tips, Discussion & Ideas for Styling Your Home

Best of 2012

It's not just about finding great furniture. You also have to layer in accessories and artwork before your home is truly ready for its close-up. At its best, a well-styled room looks complete and effortless. There is a tipping point, however, when artfully placed items begin to look awkward and/or contrived. Have you mastered the perfect balance yet? Here are some of the year's best posts on the subject.

Ideas, Tips & Discussion
1. Ikea 2013 Catalog Preview: Stylists' Design Ideas Worth Stealing
2. New and Old Idea for Styling Your Fireplace
3. The Keys to a Perfectly Styled Desk
4. Are You Overstyled?
5. Propping: How Much is Too Much?
6. Interior Styling: Behind the Scenes
7. Tips from Prop Styling
8. The Simple Styling Trick that Instantly Makes Any Room Neater
91. Stylish Savings: 5 Ways to Improve Your Space Without Spending a Dime
10. Styling Tricks to Save Time & Money

Well Styled Homes from House Tours

11. Raina & Robert's Modern Farmhouse Makeover House Tour
12. Sarah & Matt's Expertly Styled Home House Tour
13. Patricia & Daniel's Master Crafted Sausalito Houseboat

Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2012 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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