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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DECEMBER 1, 2013 | SUNDAY
Holiday Planning: 10 Things to Do (Before You Do Anything Else)

Stop! Before you string the lights, start your shopping, or hang a single ornament on the tree, take some time to organize your holiday tasks. Follow these simple steps to keep the holida...

OCTOBER 29, 2013 | TUESDAY
What's the Best Color for Living Rooms? The Experts Weigh In

Design mavens reveal their favorite colors for living room walls—and why those hues work so well in this public yet intimate setting.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Kitchen Envy: 16 Rooms We Love

Your kitchen may not be as grand as these, but in each of them we found design ideas worth emulating.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 | THURSDAY
12 Reasons to Embrace the Elegance of Black and White

Well suited for both bold graphics and delicate details, black-and-white color schemes are gaining popularity in rooms throughout the house.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before a Kitchen Renovation

Can it be that updating your kitchen changes life for the better? For Sabine Schoenberg, there's no doubt about it. "Kitchens are nurturing spaces for the body and soul," says S...

SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 | THURSDAY
8 (Truly) Unexpected Storage Spots

If you think you have no space to spare, think again. Janet Lee, author of Living in a Nutshell, offers some practical—and decorative—suggestions for realizing your full storage potential.

SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
5 Common Painting Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

In his role as the "Paint Doctor" for Purdy—longtime makers of handcrafted paint brushes and roller covers—Bruce Schneider fields queries from intrepid do-it-yourselfers on a re...

AUGUST 29, 2013 | THURSDAY
5 Pro Tips to Help You Find the Perfect Fixer-Upper

As founder and president of The Rural Connection, a real estate company based in Upstate New York, Randy Florke has purchased and restored more than 40 old farmhouses, creating gracious a...

AUGUST 21, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
7 Ways to Make Your Dorm Room a Home Away from Home

In her book, Speed Decorating, interior decorator Jill Vegas offers tips and tricks for anyone interested in putting together a beautiful space—quickly. Low fuss is always a plus, but for...

AUGUST 12, 2013 | MONDAY
Going Bold: 10 Kitchens That Pop with Color

Sure, white kitchens look clean and stylish, but they can lack personality. Here are ten beautiful reasons to be bold with color in your kitchen.