Marie Proeller Hueston


Marie Proeller Hueston is the author of six books on decorating including Country Living Farmhouses and Country Living Cottage Style. A fan of all things DIY, Marie is currently working on a craft book for kids. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, son, and daughter.

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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 ...

MAY 7, 2015 | THURSDAY
10 Color Mistakes Everyone Makes

<p>Step away from the paintbrush! You might just be committing one of the most common color mistakes. Before you decide on a paint color for the room you’re redecorating, take a step back...

MARCH 6, 2015 | FRIDAY
10 Things Your Bedroom Might Be Missing

The master bedroom is more than just a place to rest your head; it's a relaxing respite from the rest of the home. Today's master bedrooms are not just larger than other bedrooms in the h...

Don't Make These 7 Mistakes in Small Spaces

<p>For years it seemed like large houses were all the rage with builders, decorators, and even homeowners. These days, however, there's been a shift in perception as more and more people ...