Marlen Komar's Recent Articles
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Where to Buy Those IKEA Items That Got Away
It's not too late.
Mar 10, 2020
12 Packing Shortcuts That Will Save You Time and Money
Get a move on it.
Mar 9, 2020
6 Family Photo Display Alternatives That Are as Clever as They Are Stylish
Make the most of your memories.
Feb 26, 2020
How to Start an Art Collection, According to an Industry Expert
Splurging not necessary!
Feb 22, 2020
10 Things from Your Grandparents’ Kitchen that are Actually Cool Again
Grandmillennial style, meet the kitchen.
Feb 13, 2020
The Home Decor Style You Need, Based on Your Enneagram Type
Your personality might be a good way to find find your decorating style.
Feb 10, 2020
Here’s What to do if You Bought an Uncomfortable Sofa
It happens, and here's how to fix it.
Feb 9, 2020
These 6 Stylish Rooms Will Make You Want a Wall Cutout Now
They come in so many shapes and sizes!
Feb 1, 2020
This Simple Shape is Taking Home Decor by Storm—and Your Home Could be Next
Here's how to get in on the trend.
Jan 22, 2020
8 Things from Your Grandparents' Living Room that are Cool Again
Yes, grandmillennial style is happening, and we're here for it.
Jan 4, 2020
This Controversial Trend has Designers Cringing, and We’re Not on Board Either
Wreaths—not words—belong on doors.
Dec 24, 2019
This One-and-Done Decorating Trick Will Change Your Living Room
Hint: It's the easiest ever way to style your sofa.
Dec 23, 2019
7 Nature-Inspired Living Room Trends to Chill Out With in 2020
Bring the outdoors inside. You won't regret it.
Dec 9, 2019
A Brief History of Word Art, the Decor Everyone Loves to Hate
What’s so bad about a sign declaring you’re standing in a “Cucina Italiana” or a cheeky “Be Our Guest” canvas hanging in a spare bedroom, anyway?
Nov 29, 2019
10 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Fuller Faster
And some of them are free!
Nov 26, 2019
Here’s What to Do if Your Minimalist Room Turned Out Boring
Because minimalism shouldn't mean sparse and cold.
Nov 25, 2019
Is Mid-Century Modern Over?
It's complicated—but don't throw away your Eames chairs yet!
Nov 23, 2019
7 Easy Ways to Create Mood Lighting in Your Dining Room
It's dinner party season.
Nov 20, 2019
13 Cheap, Easy Ideas to Make Your Bedroom Look More Expensive
Stealing (ideas) from hotels is totally okay.
Nov 20, 2019
7 Storage Hacks for Hopelessly Messy People
Try these organizational ideas now—before someone stages an intervention on you.
Nov 19, 2019
The Best Plants for Your Bathroom
Let shower steam do your watering!
Nov 18, 2019
A Brief History of the TV Tray
This 1950s icon just might be the OG of home hacking.
Nov 17, 2019
8 Weird Home Trends That We Hope Aren't Coming Back
Bathroom carpeting is never a good idea, people!
Nov 14, 2019
9 Ways to Make Use of Awkward Corners in Your House
No corners, nooks, or crannies left behind!
Nov 8, 2019
7 Unexpected Ways to Decorate With Pegboard
They're not just for garages!
Nov 6, 2019
10 Tips that'll Help Fix a Room Where Nothing Quite Goes Together
Have decor that doesn't go? Don't worry, we're here to help.
Oct 29, 2019
8 Ways to Make Your Windowless Bathroom Less Dreary
Ditch the gloom and doom for these cheery alternatives.
Oct 23, 2019
6 Ways to Salvage a Living Room if Your Furniture Doesn't Go Together
As these interior designers prove, opposites *can* attract.
Oct 6, 2019
The Psychedelic Story Behind Lava Lamps
Turns out, this iconic fixture had surprisingly sophisticated roots.
Sep 23, 2019
Inside the Ridiculously Royal History of the Canopy Bed
We did some digging—and these beds are fit for nobility.
Sep 14, 2019
7 Design Elements In U.S. Homes that Surprise First-Time Visitors
Believe it or not, some of the most common features in our homes are downright wacky to others.
Aug 13, 2019
The Best $50 You Can Spend On Your Living Room This Month, According to the Pros
Seven interior designers share the best purchases you can make for your living room—all under $50.
Aug 11, 2019
These are the Best Couches for Under $500
This just in: You don't have to spend a small fortune on your living room sofa.
Aug 2, 2019
This is Why We're so Obsessed With Pink Bathrooms
Approximately five million of the 20 million new homes built between 1946 and 1966 had a cotton candy pink bathroom.
Jul 30, 2019
Inside the Bizarre History of the Beanbag Chair
The plush seats were once the height of cool home decor.
Jul 27, 2019
Planning on Moving Soon? Here's What to Buy, According to Professional Designers
Switching area codes, coasts, or continents? Here's what professional designers say you need to buy for your space, stat.
Jul 23, 2019
10 Hilarious Bathroom Signs (If You're Into That Sort of Thing)
Word art just got cheekier.
Jul 4, 2019
7 Style-Conscious Ways To Make The Most Out Of Bunk Beds
Bunk beds usually conjure the image of summer camps or crowded kids’ rooms, but not here.
Jul 4, 2019
9 Things to Buy for Your Home If You're a Little Bit Inappropriate
Everything from lewd bathroom signs, to suggestive sugar containers, to funny prints can make your home reflect your bold personality.
Jul 3, 2019
Why You Should Try Unexpected Headboards
These headboards are innovative and interesting—and usually not meant to be headboards.
Jul 3, 2019
A Case for Why You Should Try Contrasting Wallpapers and Carpets
Live a little with these contrasting mixes of wallpaper and carpet.
Jul 2, 2019
7 Chic Murphy Beds to Help You Fake a Guest Bedroom
Fake it till you make it.
Jun 24, 2019
Stylish Storage Ideas for Rooms with No Closets
Here's how to make the best of a space with no closet.
Jun 18, 2019
Rooms That Prove You Shouldn't Ignore Your Ceiling While Decorating
If you feel like your space needs an unexpected punch, turn your sights upwards and to the ceiling.
Jun 18, 2019
Stylish RV Vans That Will Make You Want to Join the Van Life
Forget houses, these stylish RVs and campers will make you rethink living in a van.
Jun 10, 2019
8 Unexpected Ways to Repurpose Your Unused Closet Space
One can never have enough closet space, but those small nooks aren’t just for storage. If you take out all of your coats and piles of shoes, those spaces can transform into micro rooms, like offices and nurseries.
Jun 1, 2019
How To Carve Out Office Space In Your Small Living Room
You want the workstation to flow with the rest of the decor of the room, but you also want the area to feel professional enough so you can pull up a chair and get into a business frame of mind.
May 30, 2019