Marie Proeller Hueston

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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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...

JULY 18, 2014 | FRIDAY
Set the Tone: 8 Colors for an Inviting Dining Room

The formal dining room is an interior in flux. For decades it was a mainstay of the American home, but in recent years it has often found itself co-opted for a playroom or home office. To...

JULY 2, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
Color Made Easy: 9 Designer Tips for Working with Color

People are often encouraged to use more color in their homes, but when the time comes to make a decision at the paint store, many fall back to the safety and comfort of neutrals. But sinc...

JUNE 16, 2014 | MONDAY
Perfectly Suited: 9 Top-Rated Color Combinations for Your Home Exterior

Selecting a single color for the outside of your house can be difficult enough, but trying to find two or more hues that work well together makes the decision even more challenging. Wheth...