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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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

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...

FEBRUARY 18, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
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...

FEBRUARY 16, 2015 | MONDAY
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...

JANUARY 23, 2015 | FRIDAY
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...

JANUARY 22, 2015 | THURSDAY
The 8 Painting Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes

At the foundation of a great many DIY projects and crafty makeovers is one unifying medium: paint. It's the fastest way to transform rooms, furniture, lamps, planters, and so much more. W...

DECEMBER 16, 2014 | TUESDAY
7 Classic Colors We Love to Live With

When it comes to the color schemes that decorate our homes, it turns out that there's a fairly consistent palette we turn to again and again over the decades. These classic colors are imp...