Debra Immergut

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Formerly the Editor in Chief of Parents.com, Debra Immergut writes about homes and design for The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and other leading publications. Ms. Immergut holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan as well as Master's of Fine Arts degree from the Iowa's Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa. Her first novel, Captives, was published in 2018 by Harper Collins. Debra Immergut on Twitter | LinkedIn

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JUNE 24, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
Buy or DIY: 10 Room Dividers to Remake Your Space

Practical, flexible, and customizable, the room divider is one of the unsung heroes of the home design toolkit. An attractive version can add textural interest to a bland space, define li...

JUNE 22, 2015 | MONDAY
Own Your Open Floor Plan with 8 Smart Design Tricks

Open floor plans are perfect for the modern family: flexible, airy, and interactive. But when it comes to decorating an expansive interior for maximum comfort and function, it can be tric...

MAY 28, 2015 | THURSDAY
10 Artful Uses for Old Frames

An empty picture frame is the quintessential blank slate. Sure, you can fill it with a photo of your dog, a poster, or a drawing. But why not take it further? With a little outside-the-bo...

MAY 6, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
Stay Sharp: 12 Knife Storage Options to Buy or DIY

A well-honed blade is probably the most important tool in any kitchen. No self-respecting chef would dream of prepping a meal without a set of trusty slicers and choppers. Storage, howeve...

APRIL 23, 2015 | THURSDAY
9 Lessons Learned from Tiny Backyards

It’s a basic human desire to own a little plot of land. But what if your plot is really, really little? With some clever planning and a few spatial and visual tricks, you can still make a...

MARCH 19, 2015 | THURSDAY
The New Neutrals: 9 Colors You Can Trust for Today's Home

Beiges, whites, and taupes will always have their place in home decor, but more recently, a spectrum of less-expected hues have been drafted for use as neutral wall colors. These paint ch...

MARCH 13, 2015 | FRIDAY
9 Handy Under-Sink Organizers to Buy or DIY

In most homes, the under-the-sink cabinet doesn’t get much respect. It often hides a trash can and the cleaning potions—but it also can become a dumping ground for odds and ends. To make ...

FEBRUARY 11, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
7 Crazy Paint Colors You Never Thought Would Work

It takes a bit of daring but, under the right conditions, painting a room a wildly unexpected color can pay off in a major way. From deep dark tones to eye-popping brights, a well-chosen ...

JANUARY 30, 2015 | FRIDAY
7 Cool Colors for Kids' Rooms

As they grow up, kids change their ideas about their favorite color about as often as they change their socks. So how is a parent to choose what color to paint a kid’s room? While a soft ...

JANUARY 8, 2015 | THURSDAY
Ugly Appliance? 7 Easy Makeovers That Totally Transform

What do you do with an ugly fridge or an unsightly dishwasher? If your budget dictates that you won't be upgrading to this year's sleek new models, there's still hope for your home. With ...