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10 Affordable Ways to Get the Bedroom of Your Dreams

If most of your decorating budget is going into the living room, you're probably panicking about your barren bedroom. Luckily, we've got your back. These affordable hacks only look expensive, so no one has to know you pulled it together on a shoestring budget. Check out our 10 favorite tricks for styling a dreamy boudoir.

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Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell Sold Their Home For $6.9M - and It's as Cozy as You'd Imagine

Famously unwed actors Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell have found the secret to staying together long-term - but that doesn't mean they're committed to staying in their house forever. The couple listed their very private and very homey Pacific Palisades mansion for $7.25 million in Fall 2016 and Variety is exclusively reporting that they just sold it for $6.9 million. While it went a bit below asking, the A-listers still made money on the deal since they purchased the property in 2004 for just over $4 million before they, according to the listing, "thoughtfully" renovated it in 2006.

The 6,389-square-foot property has five bedrooms, including a double-level guest suite with soaring vaulted ceilings, and five bathrooms, so there's plenty of room for their adorable family to spend the night. When the talented brood isn't hanging out in the sun-drenched living room, cozying up in the spacious master suite - it has its own en suite fireplace, spa tub, and dry sauna - or cooking in the sprawling central kitchen, they can stay busy enjoying the pool and lush grounds outside.

The house is filled with spectacular skylights and hardwood floors, and the decor is a blend of worldly bohemian...

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I Tried 3 Luxury Sheet Brands, and Here's What I Discovered

Being exposed to luxury sheets is sort of like being introduced to fine wine - once you have a taste of the good stuff, it's really hard to go back to Two Buck Chuck. But unlike a pricey bottle of wine, quality sheets are the type of splurge that keeps on giving. Still, how do you know when you're buying a quality set? Since sheets with a low thread count but high-quality fiber can actually be better than sheets with a high thread count and low-quality fiber, you can't rely on what the packaging says. After being sent three different sets of luxury sheets from brands that pride themselves on competitive pricing, I decided to put them to the test. Would I really be able to tell the difference between these high-end sheets and the sets I purchased at discount stores like HomeGoods? Here's what I discovered.

Brooklinen

Brooklinen was started by a couple of people obsessed with the quest of finding ridiculously comfortable sheets that didn't cost a fortune. Sound familiar? They decided to launch an online company selling sheets made from the best factories around the world but figured out how to sell them at much lower prices. The answer: cutting out business costs like...

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25 Tricks to Make Your Bedroom Feel Extracozy For Valentine's Day

Winter is still very much in full swing in mid-February, and some of us may have a few months of it left. But instead of letting the thought of dark, cold days get you down, take some time to turn your bedroom into a sanctuary this Valentine's Day. With the addition of soft, plush textures, the right color choices, and some smart design tricks, it's never been easier to turn your humdrum bedroom into a cozy Winter hideout! Discover ahead some of our favorite ways to make your bedroom feel cozier.

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Decor-Lovers, These Knot Pillows Are About to Take Over Your Pinterest Boards

We can always count on Pinterest to inspire our interior decorating extravaganzas - and often our major DIY fails - and the latest decorating idea we see popping up on the site is no different. Knot pillows are the latest trend to take over our inspiration boards and our living rooms. With their intricate and unique look and the endless color choices, knot pillows are the cozy addition you never knew your couch needed. The pillows are available on Amazon for $37 or on Etsy in a luxurious plush oversize design for $250, as first spotted by House Beautiful.

The best part of all, however, is that you can make these adorable pillows at home - that is, if you're up for the challenge. HGTV even has a tutorial showing how you can turn your old tights into a knot pillow for your next exciting project. Keep reading to see some beautiful photos of the knot pillows and prepare to be obsessed.

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3 Surprising Realities of Visiting Magnolia Market in Real Life

If you've ever dreamed about heading to Waco, TX, to check out Magnolia Market for yourself - and what Fixer Upper fan hasn't?! - then you're going to be interested in what blogger Rachel Teodoro has to say. She's a Chip and Joanna Gaines expert, having interviewed Fixer Upper cast members and visited the Silos several times. She recently shared 11 little-known facts about visiting Waco and was kind enough to let us share some of the most surprising revelations about Magnolia Market below. Whether you're planning a visit yourself or just curious about what it would be like to pose beneath the #milestomagnolia sign and play bean-bag toss on the Silos lawn, we encourage you to check them out below. Then, head to Rachel's blog for the full story.

There Are No Shopping Deals to Be Had

The experience of visiting the store in Waco is undeniably more exciting than browsing the website, but the goods and prices are identical. While you'll return home with the memories of visiting Magnolia Market in person, Rachel says you won't return with any special goods that you couldn't also buy online.

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7 Bathroom Updates That Increased the Value of My Home

After buying our condo three years ago, my husband and I knew we'd eventually have to redo the guest bathroom in our hallway. It had a wobbly shower insert, dated finishes, and an impractical vanity without much storage. I hated going in there. So after a couple years of saving - and avoiding the room - we decided to bite the bullet and take on a small remodel project.


A before photo of my bathroom.


An after photo of my bathroom.

Creating a bathroom that reflected my own style was one of the main goals of the project. But I also wanted to stay in budget and avoid quirky updates that would decrease the value of my home. After doing some research, I discovered where I could save - and where I should splurge.

Don't just take my word for it. I caught up with HGTV star Scott McGillivray to check my work. After talking to him, I now know which updates gave me the most bang for my buck. McGillivray is the host of Income Property and wrote How to Add Value to Your Home. According to him, "next to the kitchen, the bathroom is the most important room in the house when it comes to resale."

That doesn't mean you have to spend more to make more. There are specific updates in the bathroom...

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Britney Spears's Malibu Airbnb Is Sexier Than Her New Boyfriend, and That Says a Lot

Before attending the annual Clive Davis pre-Grammys party alongside boyfriend Sam Asghari, Britney Spears stayed in a dreamy Mediterranean villa in Malibu, CA, and it might even be sexier than her new man. Britney was hooked up with the $30 million beach home by Airbnb, providing the ultimate getaway from her busy Las Vegas residency schedule. The five-bedroom, six-bathroom villa is surrounded by celebrity homes and equipped with the most stunning interior decor. The best part about it? There are two master bedrooms!

Britney stayed at the luxurious home with Sam and her two sons, and there were plenty of things to do to keep them entertained. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Malibu home has a spectacular outdoor patio with a fireplace, grill, infinity pool, and so much more. Inside the home, there's a gym, a theater, and tons of colorfully chic decor. The early 2000s may have been Britney's prime time in the music industry (cue the "Lucky" lyrics), but it looks like she's living her best life inside this drop-dead-gorgeous Malibu beach home.

Keep reading to see photos of the the breathtaking Airbnb where Britney and her boys stayed in Malibu.

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The Rose Ceremony Room Is Actually the Family Den and Other Fascinating Facts About The Bachelor Mansion

If you're a devotee of ABC's The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, then you probably know the swanky Tuscan-style estate the contestants live in as well as your own home - from the motor court where contestants are introduced stepping out of a limo to the den used as rose ceremony room where they're bid their farewell. What you might not know is that this house isn't a set or a vacation property, but an actual house that's inhabited by a family with four kids when the show isn't shooting!

The owner revealed to Us Weekly that twice a year he and his family vacates the home for 42 days so the show can shoot. All of his family's belongings are removed in a day and the home is then decorated for the upcoming season - which includes everything from full furnishings to new paint colors. When shooting wraps, they spend two weeks putting everything back to how it was.

Trulia estimates that this nearly 8,000-square-foot home, equipped with every luxury amenity (a theater room, professional chef's kitchen, infinity pool, canyon, and mountain views) situated on 10 pristine acres is worth $7.4 million. Take a look at the real house ahead to decide if it's worth your rose.

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Created by Collective: Lip Essentials For Flawless Spring Beauty

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The Prettiest Farmhouse Kitchen Makeovers on Fixer Upper

Joanna and Chip Gaines have tackled some epically bad kitchens on Fixer Upper, transforming even the most dark and dungeon-like kitchen into a breathtakingly beautiful place to cook and eat. Among their memorable renos, however, a few stand out above the rest. Read on to see our five favorite Fixer Upper kitchen makeovers, and visit HGTV to see even more.

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This App Will Give You VIP Access to Everything NYFW

You don't have to be an NYC local to experience Fashion Week. We'll keep you in the loop with trends right off the runway, front-row sightings, amazing street style, and backstage access. Our editors are on the ground and ready to give you up-to-the-minute coverage. All you have to do is click over to download the POPSUGAR Fashion Week app - how easy is that?

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This Interactive Tour of Christian Grey’s Apartment Is Almost as Tittilating as Actually Being There

Two long years after Fifty Shades of Grey made moviegoers across the country blush, the sequel Fifty Shades Darker has arrived – and it's leaving no cheek unflushed. But before you buy your ticket to see Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey in action, take an intimate store of Christian's Swanky Seattle penthouse all by yourself.

You can explore every seductive inch of Christian's lavish apartment, enjoying 360° views and finding Christian's various naughty objects throughout by visiting www.christiangreysapartment.com. Once you've discovered all of Christian's secret objects, you'll get the key to unlock the infamous Red Room.

Take a mini tour by checking out the images below and then visit www.christiangreysapartment.com for the full interactive experience.



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The 6 Biggest Online Decor Shopping Mistakes You Can Make and How to Avoid Them

The internet is a mecca for home-decor-lovers. When you're shopping online, it doesn't matter where you live, as your home store options are no longer restricted to whatever is in driving distance. And in addition to having all those furniture and decor varieties available at your fingertips, who doesn't love being able to decorate their entire apartment without even leaving the couch?

But shopping online isn't always as straightforward as the real thing, as Orlando Soria knows. Orlando holds the title of premier designer at Homepolish, a full-service interior design website, and we spoke to him to find out what mistakes most people make when online decor shopping and how to avoid them. Keep reading to see what Orlando said.

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Design-Lovers Are Going Crazy Over This Huge Etsy News


As if Etsy wasn't already our go-to for unique decor and handmade accents, the online independent seller marketplace is getting an exciting new addition: Etsy Studio, a craft supply shopping experience. This new marketplace will launch in April 2017 and will offer creatives and DIYers everything they need to create their masterpieces, from the perfect chunky wool to instructions on how to create a Pinterest-worthy handwoven wall hanging.

"It's a brand new site that combines shopping with inspiration. Visitors will be able to shop original DIY projects and tutorials alongside all of the supplies they need to bring those creative projects to life," Etsy said in a statement. By the time Etsy Studio launches, it is expecting to have nearly 8 million items from sellers around the world, including hard-to-find and one-of-a-kind pieces like vintage charms, DIY kits, and hand-carved weaving looms.

Check out the website to get a sneak peek, and then start clearing room in your home for all of the fabulous crafts you're about to fill it with!

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You've Never Seen Anything Like Suzanne Somers's Opulent Palm Springs Estate

Actress Suzanne Somers may have stared in the '80s sitcom Three's Company, but when it comes to having guests at her eight-bedroom, 11-bath Palm Springs compound, it's the more the merrier. The property's 8,826-square-foot living quarters span five levels sprawled across multiple villas on nearly 70 mountainside acres. The construction began in the 1920s in a rustic French style, and it has continued over the years so the home now includes every imaginable luxury amenity, from a 5,000-bottle wine cellar to a master suite that contains separate his and her home offices. The grounds include multiple spas and waterfalls, a sheltered amphitheater, outdoor dining rooms, and even a meditation garden. The unique furniture, collected from around the world, according to the listing, is included in the sale. There's no denying this over-the-top property is truly one of a kind. Check it out for yourself ahead.

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Ikea's Luxe New Stockholm Collection Is It's Most Expensive Looking Yet

For more than half a century, Ikea has been refining its skills at creating high-quality Scandinavian-style home goods at a reasonable price. But this, their latest release, might be the most luxe looking - and highest value to customers - to date. In a press material for the new, 47-piece Stockholm collection, Ikea's high-end line, the company states, "quality can't be rushed. Natural, tactile materials and craftsmanship by skilled hands - these all take time to grow and perfect. This is the result."

The "this" Ikea refers to includes inviting sitting pieces like deep-seated velvet sofas, hand-blown glassware in the rich cobalt hue of frigid Nordic waters, and crafted rattan and light-wood pieces that bring the graceful essence of a Winter forest indoors. Oh yeah, and it's all still affordable. Check out the stunning collection for yourself ahead and then shop it at Ikea starting in April.

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Design Pros Reveal the Exact 12 Shades of Gray to Paint Your Home

If there's one wall color designers universally love, it's gray. A coat of this hue creates a sleek and sophisticated palette in every area of the home - but with so many different shades of gray to chose from, picking the right one can become daunting. We decided to tap our favorite interior designers for advice on exactly which shades of gray we should be painting with. Read on to discover the 12 grays these pros turn to again and again.

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Walking Dead Fans Will Obsess Over Steven Yeun's Gorgeous Hollywood Home, Now For Sale

Steven Yeun is making big moves in his personal life. The Walking Dead star, who is expecting a baby with wife Joana Pak, put his jaw-dropping Hollywood home on the market for a cool $895,000. The 1,870-square-foot property, constructed in 2009, includes three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms, but the open kitchen is the true beauty here. Equipped with a Viking stove and Caesarstone countertops, Yeun's kitchen leads into a breakfast bar near the entrance of the living area, and then to a private patio located outside for a gorgeous view while dining.

Keep reading to get a tour of Steven's gorgeous digs for yourself.

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14 Fascinating Facts About HGTV's Hot New Show Home Town

As if magically responding to our insatiable desire for more Fixer Upper-like shows (think: an irresistible couple using their ingenious creative skills to fix up homes), HGTV has created a new series: Home Town. The show focuses on Ben and Erin Napier, a woodworker and artist living in Laurel, MS, who are passionate about restoring local homes and restoring their charming small town back to its heyday. During each episode, Ben and Erin help newcomers to town find and renovate their historic turn-of-the-century dream home. The 10-episode first season hasn't even started yet, and we're already hooked. Learn more about the show and its stars in the slideshow ahead, and tune in to HGTV on Tuesday, March 21, at 10 p.m. EDT/PDT to check out the premiere.

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If You Have Stairs in Your Home, This Is the 1 Secret You Need to Save Space

There's something mysterious about staircases; no matter what we do, they always seem to get so messy. Between the endless number of coats draped over the railing and the baskets of laundry at both ends of the stairs, it's just always crowded . . . and now, that's about to change. Stair baskets guarantee that you'll never trip over a pair of sneakers on the stairs ever again, and they're super cute. While some people claim these life-saving organizational baskets have been around for the last 40 years, others are completely blown away that they haven't discovered them until now. Keep reading to see the stair baskets in action, and find out where to get yours.

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Best Step Stools and Ladders to Help You Reach New Heights — Annual Guide 2017

After your hundredth time climbing up on a swivel chair to reach the top shelf in your closet, you'll probably decide it's high time to invest in a step stool or ladder. All of our top picks are not only much sturdier than a chair, but treaded steps and handrails also make them significantly safer. Whether you fold them up and stash them in a closet or choose one attractive enough to leave out on display, these stools are a step in the right direction.

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This Week: The Best Furniture Finds Under $50 — Cheap Thrills

There are a handful of things for your home you should not skimp on if you can help it. For furnishings you put through the wringer on a daily basis (like your sofa, dresser or mattress), buy the best quality you can afford. But for smaller accents (which are great for changing up the look of your home when you're in need of a refresh) I personally think it's okay to skimp. If you're looking for occasional furniture that'll add some style to your living spaces, consider these 11 cheap but chic pieces, each under $50.

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The Rules for Decorating an Older Home (Hint: Any Damn Way You Please)

My current apartment is housed in a building over 100 years old. And though it creaks and cracks a lot, nothing can replace the charm of tall ceilings, cove molding and other traditional building features. Yet I sometimes wonder if my furnishings do the space justice? Does my "Bohemian-meets-Maximalist-meets-Literally-Throw-Anything-Together" style really make the architectural details of this older building sing?

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A Relationship Expert Weighs In: Are You Moving in Together For the Right Reasons? — Love Nest

With Valentine's Day on the brain, love is all flowers and candy. But we all know that the truth is that relationships are hard work. The most trying point for many of them is the moment you decide to move in together. We tapped relationship expert Dr. Kathrine Bejanyan to give us a run-down of some of the issues she's witnessed as a professional counselor, and how you can avoid the pitfalls of living together before you're ready.

From your furniture to your future, cohabitation is a major step. In my career as a relationship expert and counselor, I often see clients who have previously lived with a partner and had it go badly wrong. Working at an elite dating agency, my clients are often mature and successful in their careers but confused about why they seem to be unable to establish healthy relationship patterns. If you dream of domestic bliss, here's how to successfully establish the first serious step in a long and happy life together.

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A (Seemingly) Counterintuitive Trick That's a Must for Small Spaces

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A common mistake when decorating a small space is to assume that everything in it should be equally tiny. But when the furniture, the wall art and even the throw pillows are little, the whole room risks feeling itsy-bitsy. Time to think bigger: Introduce just one large-scale statement piece (like the seven stylish rooms that follow) to pull the room together and amp up its style.

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Before & After: A Dining Room Designed on a Dime

(Image credit: Danielle Driscoll)

Danielle fell in love with the dark wood details and trim throughout this 1927 Dutch Colonial house when she moved in last summer. Though the wood is gorgeous, Danielle felt she needed to work to brighten the space to create the warm and welcoming look she was going for. But she was on a budget! She freecycled major furniture pieces, tackled lots of how-to projects and mixed IKEA textiles with vintage pieces to create a palette of soft colors and treasured finds.

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Before & After: An Under $200 Creatively Colorful Kitchen Makeover

Avery's 1980s kitchen was dark and dated, but all of the appliances were perfectly functional so she figured she could make some quick and inexpensive updates to transform the look of the space. After much internet research, she decided to go with her gut and chose a color and style that matched her personal tastes.

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Micro Makeovers: DIY Drawer Knobs Will Totally Transform Your Dresser

Drawer pulls are one of those details you don't spend a lot of time contemplating (totally understandable). But the second you switch them up, you'll be surprised how much they can change the look of a piece of furniture, or even an entire room. The best part? These micro makeovers cost a lot less—and require way less elbow grease—than a full-on furniture refinishing.

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About this site

The DIY movement is a re-introduction (often to urban and suburban dwellers) of the old pattern of personal involvement and use of skills in upkeep of a house or apartment, making clothes; maintenance of cars, computers, websites; or any material aspect of living.

DIY amongst the fashion community has become very popular. With the use of social media such as YouTube, a great number of people watch videos on a daily basis. YouTube has an array of DIY fashion videos from distressing jeans, bleaching jeans, redesigning an old shirt, and studding denim, just to name a few. This new trend is increasingly becoming more and more popular. There over 1,000 videos that individuals have posted demonstrating how to do those things. There are also other DIY videos that individuals could look up such as DIY jewelry, DIY room decor, and DIY hairstyles.