Marie Proeller Hueston

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Marie Proeller Hueston is the author of several books on home design decorating, including Country Living Farmhouses and Country Living Cottage Style. She is the former Arts & Antiques Editor of Country Living. A fan of all things DIY and design, Ms. Hueston lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, son, and daughter.

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APRIL 15, 2013 | MONDAY
How To: Choose a New Bathroom Faucet

In the overall scheme of a bathroom, the sink faucet might seem like an incidental detail, but its design can set the tone for the whole space.  If it's been a while since you last shoppe...

FEBRUARY 25, 2013 | MONDAY
Formica Goes Retro Upon Turning 100

Formica, the colorful laminate used in American homes for generations, turns 100 this year. It was back in 1913 that Daniel J. O'Conor, a young research engineer at Westinghouse Electric,...

FEBRUARY 11, 2013 | MONDAY
Trending Now: Classic Red

The color of the year may be emerald green, but in February—it's undeniably red. Browse ten classic products forever linked to the bold and powerful color of love.

FEBRUARY 8, 2013 | FRIDAY
How To: Bring the World's Most Romantic Color into the Home

As Valentine's Day approaches, the color red becomes more and more apparent in our homes. Red roses, red hearts on Valentine's cards, and for true holiday enthusiasts, red-colored lights ...

JANUARY 16, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Top New Year's Resolutions for Your Home

The start of each new year is a hopeful time. People vow to get to the gym more often or to finally quit smoking. But as winter turns to spring, even the most steadfast determination can ...

JANUARY 7, 2013 | MONDAY
Trending Now: Emerald Green

Accent your home with the trendiest bold hue of today, 2013's emerald green color.

JANUARY 7, 2013 | MONDAY
New Year, New Color

Pantone, the global authority on color for the design industries, has announced the Color of the Year for 2013: Emerald Green. (Or more specifically, PANTONE 17-5641. ) Leatrice Eiseman, ...

JANUARY 3, 2013 | THURSDAY
Sweet Dreams: A New Line of No-VOC Paints for Nurseries

The health benefits of low-VOC paints for people with chemical sensitivities and respiratory conditions are well documented. Earlier this year, those benefits inspired one company to laun...

DECEMBER 17, 2012 | MONDAY
Nutcrackers on Parade

Introduce decorative nutcrackers to your holidays this year for a whisper of whimsy and a touch of tradition.

DECEMBER 13, 2012 | THURSDAY
A Brief History of Nutcrackers

These fancifully painted fellows herald the holiday season in grand style. Slideshow: Nutcrackers on ParadeBefore the term "nutcracker" conjured images of twirling ballerinas, i...