Shelby Deering

Shelby Deering is a lifestyle writer who specializes in decor, wellness topics, and home tours. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her shopping flea markets, running on local trails, or snuggling up to her sweet corgi.
What Is Chartreuse Color? 12 Ways to Use This Bright Hue
Design Ideas
Think: highlighter pen, mixed with a little green.
Jun 6, 2024
The $10 Amazon Buy That Elevates My Favorite Thrifted Decor (Every Time!)
It’s made my home (and my life) so much better.
May 25, 2024
This Small, Under-$50 Upgrade Is the Unsung Hero of Bathroom Makeovers
Projects & Improvements
One DIYer felt her bathroom makeover wasn’t quite complete — until she added this.
Apr 29, 2024
This Easy Method Can Give You an Old-Money Patina Look in Hours
Design Ideas
It uses two ingredients you already have.
Apr 19, 2024
This Old-School Easter Tradition Is Back (You’ll Want to Make Your Own!)
Design Ideas
It’s oh so stylish, too.
Mar 18, 2024
This TikTok Tip Will Change How You Build a Color Palette
Design ideas
Be your own designer with this advice.
Mar 14, 2024
These Are the Living Room Products You Should Skip in 2024, According to Experts
Design Ideas
Here’s how to shop the sales well.
Jan 19, 2024
I Finally Figured Out an Effective Way to Combat My Winter Blues
And ironically, it’s because of my basement.
Jan 4, 2024
A “Band-Aid Beige" Living Room Gets a Cozy, Retro Makeover
Projects & Improvements
The new look still honors the room’s mid-century roots and now feels like “a cozy den.”
Dec 29, 2023
This Dated Bathroom’s Striking Makeover Was Its First in 30 Years
It had been vacant for nearly a decade before the current homeowners moved in.
Dec 27, 2023
Should You Use Curtains or Drapes? This Is What the Experts Say
Design Ideas
They’re both totally different!
Dec 23, 2023
The 11 Best Living Room Makeovers of 2023 Are All About Cozy Vibes
Projects & Improvements
There are ideas for renters and homeowners alike — and ideas for every design style.
Dec 22, 2023
Here's Why Yurts Are So Popular for Small-Space Living
Design Ideas
Would you live in one?
Dec 15, 2023
The 12 Most Jaw-Dropping Kitchen Makeovers of 2023
Projects & Improvements
In a year full of incredible kitchen projects, these stood out as the very best.
Dec 14, 2023
75 of the Best Gifts You Can Shop on Amazon That’ll Arrive By Christmas
Warning: You might be tempted to pick up a few for yourself, too.
Dec 11, 2023
This Living Room Redo Has Three (!!!) Designer-Level Furniture Hacks
Projects & Improvements
It went from “an uncomfortable beige box” to technicolored and oh-so clever.
Dec 10, 2023
47 Foolproof Gifts Under $50 from West Elm
Snag these affordable picks now for all your gifting occasions.
Dec 5, 2023
This $40 Amazon Find Is the Vintage-Inspired Christmas Decor of My Dreams
Design Ideas
It’s perfect for those mid-century vibes.
Dec 1, 2023
A DIY-Filled Bedroom Makeover Goes Bold with an Unexpected Color
Projects & Improvements
A cool design tip to steal from this bedroom? The new paint color is custom color-matched to the wallpaper.
Nov 23, 2023
5 Dining Room “Rules” to Break, According to Entertaining Experts
Here’s what dinner party pros say just isn’t worth the stress.
Nov 15, 2023
A Falling-Apart Bathroom Gets a Functional Redo for a Busy Family
Home Projects
The new vanity is a game-changer.
Oct 8, 2023
12 Gourd-geous Fall Front Door Ideas to Greet the Season in Style
‘Tis the season to spruce up your front door with pumpkins, wreaths, candles, and more.
Sep 5, 2023
I Broke a Design “Rule” in My Dining Room, but Everyone Loves It
People ask me about my dining room wall color all the time, and I have no regrets.
Jul 26, 2023
This $68 Find Will Turn a Tiny Outdoor Space into a Glowy Wonderland
Check out this budget- and renter-friendly product for creating a twinkly glow in your yard.
Jun 27, 2023
They Loved the Designs from Their Travels So Much, They Recreated Them
From inspiration to reality: See how hotels, boutiques, and restaurants sparked ideas for these real-life kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms, and dining rooms.
May 31, 2023
These IKEA Bedroom Ideas Will Provide Major Design Inspo on a Budget
Turns out Big Blue has great sleep-space decor, too.
May 28, 2023
I Started Buying Up Vintage Placemats, and Here’s Why You Should, Too
These tips are sure to help you source some great vintage placemats for your dinner table.
Apr 25, 2023
Give Your Space a Luxe Makeover for Less with These West Elm Finds Under $100
Spruce up your space without breaking the bank.
Feb 28, 2023
5 Low-Lift and Low-Budget Ways to Feel Better This Winter
Self-care doesn't have to be hard or costly.
Jan 13, 2023
24 Style Trends from 2022 You Probably Already Have in Your Home
We’re betting that some — or even all — of the following have shown up in your home in one way or another in 2022.
Dec 24, 2022
If You Only Buy One Coffee Table Book About the Home for 2022, This Should Be It
It's a design book dedicated solely to celebrating black-owned homes, and we're showing you some of its inspiring images and sharing a decorating tip from it here.
Dec 21, 2022
24 Luxurious Gifts from Parachute That Will Make Anyone Feel Extra Special
From cozy bedding to home accessories!
Nov 1, 2022
“Autumn Anxiety” Is a Thing, and This Is How I Deal with It
Here's how a healthcare pro says to cope.
Oct 5, 2022
This Colonial Era Item is Suddenly Lit Again
If you're into vintage, you'll love this resurfaced lighting trend.
Aug 25, 2022
6 Ways to Get More Out of Your Living Room Layout, Small or Large
According to designers!
Aug 9, 2022
Creating a Color Palette is Simple Thanks to These Apps
If you're struggling to find the perfect color palette, you definitely need to down these apps.
Jul 25, 2022