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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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...

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...

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...

NOVEMBER 11, 2014 | TUESDAY
9 Bright and Bold Colors for Your Front Door

Before guests even set foot inside your home, the front entrance establishes the tone for the rest of the space. The color you choose for your door might reflect an appreciation of tradit...

OCTOBER 21, 2014 | TUESDAY
11 Reasons to Reconsider Wallpaper

Safe, simple-to-install wallpaper is easy to come by these days. So what’s keeping you from experimenting with a little pattern and color on your walls?

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...

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...