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 7, 2016 | THURSDAY
9 Paint Color Rules Worth Breaking

Rules are made to be broken—this is as true for interior design as it is for anything else. Read on for 9 common rules about paint colors that merit some reconsideration, along with tips ...

MARCH 7, 2016 | MONDAY
Hard Sell: 7 Pretty House Colors That Scare Buyers Away

Getting ready to sell your house often involves a good deal of decluttering and sprucing up so that every room will look its best. But this presale prep shouldn't stop at the front door. ...

DECEMBER 18, 2015 | FRIDAY
See the 11 Paint Colors Set to Take Over 2016

Like the ever-evolving world of fashion, color trends in home design change from year to year. Wide shifts from bright, saturated hues to soothing neutrals are not uncommon. So what color...

NOVEMBER 11, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
If This, Then That: Your Guide to Pairing Paint Colors

It can be hard enough choosing one interior paint color you'd love to live with day after day, but what about the ultimate design challenge: Finding two or more colors that work well toge...

OCTOBER 21, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
Editors' Picks: The 9 Greatest Grays for Your Next Paint Job

Few colors in home design can be considered both fresh and traditional, but gray succeeds on both counts. It's been called the color of the season for more seasons than we can count, and ...

SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 | THURSDAY
Experts Reveal the 9 Top Paint Colors for Fall

As the days become shorter and the nights become cooler, we often find ourselves inspired to make our homes more cozy and inviting. Adding a fresh coat of paint to a room is a simple way ...

AUGUST 31, 2015 | MONDAY
10 Ways to Organize Your Home with Color

Keeping our homes neat and organized is a constant battle. But thanks to some ingenious (and colorful) ideas, the task just got a whole lot easier. These simple tricks will help you use c...

JULY 16, 2015 | THURSDAY
7 Ways Your Paint Picks Affect Your Mood

There's a reason why stop signs are attention-grabbing red and spas are swathed in soothing whites and pale blues. The colors we surround ourselves with can affect how we feel, how we wor...

JUNE 10, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
7 Things You Need to Know Before Painting Your Walls White

The easy elegance of a white room is part of the enduring appeal of this decorating style. Finding the right shade of white, however, is anything but simple. With countless paint colors t...

MAY 11, 2015 | MONDAY
7 No-Fail Exterior Paint Colors

<p>Painting your house’s exterior takes hours of hard work—even just to pick out the colors you love. And with exterior house paint costing $50 per gallon or more, you don’t want to make ...