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Exploring Home Decorating and Interior Design

Creativity Paint ProjectsHome decorating is a broad category with many sub-topics covering wall and furniture painting, interior design & decorating, and design-oriented home improvements. Within Creativity Portal's home decorating and interior design section, you'll find articles, tutorials, and Web sites with expanded information on interior design and decorating, painting, plaster stenciling, outdoor and garden projects.

Creativity Portal's Home Decorating How-to Series

Home Decor & Interior Design Ideas
Scarlett Lovitt has extensive experience in home decorating and interior designing and shares her tips and ideas to making your home more creative.

Wall Decor & Home Accents
Originative interior designer Jessica Ackerman shares money-saving project ideas on decorating your own picture frames, clay flowerpots, and decoupaging plant markers.

Artistic Lifestyling with Lise Richards
Lifestyle and home arts entrepreneur Lise Richards shares advice on designing creative environments and space to nurture creativity, family traditions, and fun.

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Home Decorating Tools & Design Sources

Sample Board Online | Inspiring Success Story
Sample Board Online (SBO) is a free eco-friendly online design tool. Users can create sample boards by using products from the SBO library. The main aim of the site is to link suppliers and designers. However, students or DIY's can also use the tool to develop ideas in a creative way.

Behr Paint and Wood Stain Color Tools
Behr's site offers excellent advice and inspiration sections on painting and color, and features an interactive ColorSmart tool to help you create coordinating color schemes for your home and other projects.

HGTV: Home and Garden Television
The famous network brings you all kinds of online how-to projects and ideas for home decorating, gift ideas, and garden projects.

House Decorating Ideas Made Simple
For homeowners looking for ideas, inspiration, and feedback on their own home designs and interior decorating. Features a room-by-room style guide with free tips on how to transform a room to the popular themes like Tuscan Kitchens and Storybook Kids bedrooms.

Home Envy Projects by Mag Ruffman
"Mag Ruffman worked as a licensed contractor before hosting television's A Repair to Remember and Anything I Can Do. Her trademark wit and philosophy that it's perfectly natural to make mistakes has won her a huge following."

Lara Berch Tutorials
A collection of detailed step-by-step tutorials with rich images on distressing furniture, creating wall art, painting techniques, and building collages.

Decorating For Less
Home decorating ideas and free craft projects! Includes articles for eco-friendly sculptures, sun wall art, feng shui, room and home decor, candle holders, lamp shades, beaded napkin rings, baskets, magazine racks, and Mardi Gras masks.

Home Decorating Digest | Articles
Online publication with home decorating ideas and feature articles on style, color, and interior design. Get decorating basics, do-it-yourself projects, organizing, and outdoor garden design tips.

Little Monkey Murals
Learn how to create a design, decorate and paint a children's, babies bedroom or nursery mural. Features cool ideas, paint effects, tips, and other craft projects.