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12 Ways to Decorate with Fabric Wallcoverings

Statement walls are making a comeback. From toile to faux bois, chic wallcoverings are popping up everywhere—and with good reason. Bold walls make for a quick yet effective redesign and can transform the style of any room. Fabric-covered walls are an ode to the sophistication of France and England, where wall fabric was in vogue as early as the 14th century.

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12 Sunrooms That Are Bright and Welcoming

A stylish sunroom has the ability to change a home’s entire atmosphere. It acts as an extension of the outdoors, providing a surplus of natural light and greenery, while also creating a comfortable space to relax. If you are renovating, there are various kinds of sunrooms to consider, from greenhouses to enclosed porches, all requiring a similar formula: panoramic views, fantastic lighting, and casual but elegant interiors. An indoor-outdoor room is a creative place to host guests and an ideal spot to commune with nature year round, regardless of the weather or climate. The sunny and spacious expanse of a sunroom is also an excellent place to experiment with color, patterns, and uniquely refurbished furniture that might otherwise feel dated and overpowering. Invite the joy of the outdoors into your home, and discover inspiration from the Architectural Digest archives with these 12 sophisticated yet very livable sunrooms.
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10 Things We Think Are Due For A Comeback

We’re ready to revive these trends.

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Full-On Refreshment

With the help of an interior designer, this residence got a fresh, clean look with soft colors and lots of texture.

We’re living in the age of widespread modular DIY. Cabinets come in boxes, bookshelves begin as slats and are built bare handed with the help of poorly illustrated instructions, a one-size-fits-all Allen wrench and prayer. Living-room furnishings are sold in a bag, ready to be aired out and arranged on moderately priced, tonally neutral love seats. Curtains are functionally significant, but crafted in a process akin to afterthought. But if afterthought doesn’t suit your color palette, you’re in luck. There is a realm beyond ready-made.

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Color Trends 2016

Surrender to the complexity of white. In this abstract artist’s townhouse, the interplay of whites and light creates nuance and subtle beauty.

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The Always-Fashionable Color Combination

From the vanity to the backyard, in the kitchen or in the bedroom, blue and white add an instant dose of chic.

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Trending Plaid

If you’ve gone clothes shopping lately, no doubt you’ve noticed the plethora of plaids, the tons of tartans, the buffalo checks by the bucketful, hanging on the racks this fall season. This trend is rapidly propagating into the home decor realm, as well (you’ve seen the adorable new Target commercial with Emily Henderson, no?).

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30 Inspiring Living Room Decorating Ideas

Take cues from these smartly designed spaces in your own home.

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How to Pick the Perfect Lamp Shade

Picking the perfect shade is a lot like choosing the right jewelry – it has to fit the place and occasion, complement without overwhelming, and draw just enough attention to be noticed. And if you put it on and it doesn’t make your heart beat a little faster, keep looking. There’s something better.

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8 Paint Colors That Will Make You Rethink White

The power of a white room is stunning—clean and crisp, the neutral palette adds a dose of instant chic to any home. With a never-ending array of undertones and finishes, finding the perfect white paint for your space can be a daunting task.

So what’s the perfect formulation for your molding? Your bathroom? How about your ceiling? We’ve asked designer Rozanne Jackson to break it down. Here, she discusses her favorite shades of ivory for every space:

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