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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OCTOBER 28, 2014 | TUESDAY
The Best Paint Colors for Low-Light Rooms

Choosing the best paint color for a room is tricky enough, requiring at the very least putting paint swatches up on the walls for a few days to make certain you know what the color looks ...

OCTOBER 21, 2014 | TUESDAY
7 Reasons to Reconsider Wallpaper

For years, all-white walls and simple one-coat paint jobs have dominated the domestic scene. But move over, neutrals—decorative wallpaper is making a comeback. Living rooms spring to life...

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 | MONDAY
Kitchen Cures: The Perfect Solution for Every Unruly Drawer

No matter the size of your kitchen, there never seems to be enough storage space to fit the everyday wares and specialty gadgets. Soon, you find the collection spilling onto the counterto...

SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
9 Calming Colors for a Serene Home

With life more hectic than ever, we are all eager to fashion our homes as restful, relaxing sanctuaries. For a haven away from the cares of the world, include such essentials as comfortab...

AUGUST 28, 2014 | THURSDAY
Thrift Store Savvy: 10 Treasure-Hunting Tips from a Seasoned Shopper

As the force behind the home decor business and DIY blog Miss Mustard Seed, Marian Parsons knows a thing or two about spotting treasure among other people's castoffs. Thrift stores ha...

AUGUST 13, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
Get Your Garage Back in 7 Sanity-Restoring Steps

Professional organizer Donna Smallin, author of "The One-Minute Organizer: A to Z Storage Solutions", shares hard-earned advice for controlling garage clutter.

AUGUST 8, 2014 | FRIDAY
Tiny Bath? 8 Space-Smart Color Choices

With smart design choices, even a small bathroom can speak volumes. One of the easiest and most effective ways to amp up a bathroom's appeal is through the judicious use of paint. In fact...

AUGUST 6, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
6 Secrets to a Successful Container Garden

When she’s not imparting advice in her role as an About.com guide, and on the days she takes off from photographing New England gardens (for a forthcoming book from Timber Press), you’re ...

JULY 25, 2014 | FRIDAY
Get the Look: Retro Kitchen

They don't make 'em like they used to. Today, the popular notion of a "dream kitchen" includes an an all-white color palette, a suite of stainless steel appliances, and ...

JULY 24, 2014 | THURSDAY
10 Essentials for a Retro Kitchen

Kitchens decorated with an eye to the past bring us back to simpler times, when cheerful colors and playful patterns dominated the domestic scene. Whether your interest in a retro kitchen...