Marie Proeller Hueston


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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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...

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

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 any...

MAY 7, 2015 | THURSDAY
10 Color Mistakes Everyone Makes

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 an...

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

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 aim...

7 Things Every Entryway Needs

Whether spacious or cozy, the home entryway holds great importance in our everyday lives. It's both where we prepare to greet the day and where we are welcomed home in the evening. A well...

Watch These 10 Home Trends Take Off in 2015

"Out with the old, in with the new" is a motto often adopted at the start of a new year—whether you're contemplating lives, relationships, even spaces. Now think of your own home. Perhaps...