Caroline Inge

Caroline Inge

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Laundry Room Storage Ideas

  It’s practically a universal rule of laundry rooms that this space will get dirty. It just goes with the territory. But we can’t help but see the irony in having a messy space that is essentially meant for cleaning! We did have a couple of thoughts for keeping things organized in this hardworking space, […]
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Wreath Making Tutorial: How to Make a Wooden Wreath Form

One of my favorite things about autumn is all of the festive wreaths that begin to pop up in neighborhoods. From Halloween, to harvest-themed, and into Christmas, wreaths and wreath making have always been a favorite way to get in the festive spirit.  To make almost any DIY wreath, you’ll need a wreath form. But […]
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Pumpkin Decorating Ideas: Stencil Patterns with Craft Paint

Pumpkin decorating is one of the most enjoyable parts of autumn. We all know about carving a pumpkin, including with a Dremel tool. But here’s a super easy pumpkin decorating idea: paint patterns on the pumpkin using stencils and craft paint. This is a great way to add a little variety to your collection of […]
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Decorating Ideas From our 2013 Holiday Style Challenge

In October 2013, we asked 23 of our favorite DIY and design bloggers to decorate a space in their home for Christmas, and most importantly, to show us how they did it. This was the basis for our 2013 Holiday Style Challenge. Using a mystery collection of The Home Depot’s 2013 holiday products, each designer had only four […]
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Kitchen Design: 4 Staples of Traditional Kitchens

Traditional elements, functional workspaces, and top-notch appliances are a guaranteed recipe for success in a kitchen renovation project, and that’s why we rounded up a few classic wins in kitchen design. When you’re planning a kitchen remodel and looking to inject traditional charm into your kitchen, here are top four favorite ways to do it. […]
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Decorating Ideas: Unexpected Ways to Add Color to your Home

Color is one of our favorite ways to bring personality and a focal point into a space in your home. We love the way that unexpected uses of color can really speak to your personal style and set your home apart! We’ve rounded up a few decorating ideas that bring color into your space. 1. […]
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Decorating with a Pastel or Neutral Color Scheme

Choosing a color scheme for your home can be a daunting task, especially if you worry you’ll tire of a certain color or combination. That’s one of the reasons we love the idea of decorating with a soft pastel or neutral color scheme. These barely-there shades are a lovely option, and just because they aren’t […]
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DIY Wall Art: Ombre Diptych

If you’ve ever embarked on the challenge of decorating your home, whether it’s a tiny apartment or a large space, you know what a challenge it can be to find large pieces of art to hang on the wall. That’s not to mention that artwork can be expensive! As any DIYer knows, however, there’s always room […]
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Must-Haves for Painting Furniture

Whether you’re a veteran DIYer or you’re new to the game, painting furniture is one of those projects everyone needs to tackle at some point or other. It can come in handy if you want to give one of your old pieces a new update, or maybe you’re looking to give a thrift store bargain […]
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Dual DIYing: Succulent Garden in a Container

DIY is more fun with a friend. Our Dual DIY series pairs two bloggers together on one project. Here, The Home Depot’s Caroline Inge teams up with Whitney Curtis of The Curtis Casa to create a cactus and succulent garden in a cool copper container Caroline acquired. They shared some great tips on decorating and container gardening. We […]
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Vintage-Inspired Cabinet Hardware

Whether you want to give an old piece of furniture a new look, or you are looking to upgrade kitchen cabinets, cabinet hardware comes in all shapes, sizes, and finishes. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite vintage-inspired cabinet pulls: TOP ROW: The Thomasville Garner Matte Black Cup Pull would look fantastic against a […]
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15 Table Lamp Ideas for Your Home

Lighting is hugely important when designing a room, both for function and style! Table lamps can create great focal points on a side table next to a sofa, paired on top of a console table, or proudly set atop nightstands. No matter what style or space you’re trying to create, there is a table lamp […]
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Wallpaper Designs Worth Considering For Your Home

Wallpaper has seen a resurgence in home design in the last few years. The right wallpaper design can give your space a little something extra, whether you’re looking to create a more cozy feel in a large bedroom or want to bring drama and personality to a tiny powder room. Wallpaper is appropriate for almost […]
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Bathroom Vanities in Every Style

Aside from tile, the bathroom vanity does the most to establish the look of your bathroom. Whether you opt for something with modern lines, a distressed finished, or unusual hardware, bathroom vanities can dramatically change the look of a bathroom. Here are some bathroom vanity ideas to inspire your next bathroom remodel. TOP TO BOTTOM: […]
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Incorporating Outdoor Art Into a Deck or Patio

We’ve been rounding up some of our favorite ideas from the Patio Style Challenge, including creative ways to customize your patio furniture, how to bring lighting into your outdoor space, and even different types of fire pits that can warm up your outdoor living room. Today, we’re talking about adding outdoor art to a patio […]
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Outdoor Lighting Ideas for Your Backyard

Warm summer nights should be enjoyed outdoors. But to do that, you’ll need to incorporate lighting into your outdoor space. During our Patio Style Challenge this spring, our bloggers incorporated lighting in several different ways. Here are a few of their outdoor lighting ideas. Hang string lights In the photo above, Whitney of The Curtis […]
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Fire Pit Ideas for Your Outdoor Space

A fire pit is an easy way to make your outdoor space function for more than just sunny days. We love the welcoming vibe it gives to a backyard, plus you could indulge in s’mores anytime you’d like! Here are three fire pit ideas for building a warm seating area in your own space. Use […]
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Give Patio Furniture Sets a Custom Look with These Tips

If you followed along with all of the gorgeous outdoor spaces that our Style Challenge participants put together, then perhaps you noticed the same trend we did. Many of these bloggers added unique touches to their patio furniture for a custom look. Change up the cushions In the photo above, Grace of A Storied Style […]
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12 Pouf Ottomans for Every Style

When we shared a few of our favorite summer glamping accessories, one of the items we enjoyed the most were the pouf ottomans from Home Decorators Collection. They are such a fun addition to any room, and they really made our yurt feel cozy. Here’s an inspiration board with a few of our favorites. FROM […]
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Make Camping Glamorous with These Glamping Accessories

While camping is a fun summer tradition, not all of us love to rough it. Between mosquitoes, heat, and the lack of cell phone service, camping out in the great wilderness isn’t for everyone. But with a few luxuries, you can turn a state park campsite into a comfortable, relaxed, outdoor retreat. So that’s why […]
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4 Things You Need for Your Next Camping Trip

Outdoor adventures are a summer tradition, whether you prefer a short weekend trip to your state park or you’re heading out on a full-fledged wilderness adventure. Above are a few of our must-have items for your next outing. From top A Coleman Dual LED Lantern is perfect for a group camping trip because the smaller […]
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Spring DIY Wreath

You may remember when we first posted our DIY Burlap Wreath project in September, or perhaps in October when we updated the DIY wreath for Halloween. Or maybe at Christmastime when we outfitted the wreath with colorful Christmas ornaments? Our DIY Burlap Wreath has become one of our most popular DIY Décor posts to date, […]
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Outdoor Seating in Every Style

Last week, we brought you five different styles of outdoor dining patio sets, and this week, we thought we would offer up different styles of outdoor seating! Which one is your favorite? FROM TOP TO BOTTOM: The Hampton Bay Edington 4-Piece Seating Set features a black metal frame that echoes traditional patio sets that were […]
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Outdoor Dining Patio Sets in Every Style

When the weather is just perfect, don’t we all have a visceral need to be outside soaking up that perfection? And on those perfect evenings, no matter how often they come along in your city, wouldn’t it be lovely to take them in while dining alfresco? We’ve rounded up five of our best outdoor dining […]
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Teal Bedroom Makes a Dramatic Statement

Teal Bedroom Makes a Dramatic Statement A bold paint color can make a dramatic statement in a room, especially when paired with complementary colors. In this dramatic teal bedroom, the eggplant purple really brings out the green in the aqua shades used in the space, as they are opposites on the color wheel. We love […]
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Outdoor Lighting Ideas for Your Front Porch

When it comes to curb appeal, outdoor lighting is a great way to give your home’s façade a face lift. We love the way a lantern in an unusual shape or color can set your home apart from every other home on the block. We rounded up a few of our favorites. TOP ROW: TRADITIONAL […]
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Patio Decorating Ideas From the 2013 Patio Style Challenge

In spring 2012, we brought you inspiring patio decorating ideas designed by a few of our favorite bloggers. But when it came time to plan 2013’s Patio Style Challenge, we couldn’t just stop at six participants. Instead, we asked 18 talented designers and decor writers to take part! Using one of our patio sets as […]
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Inspired: Around-the-House Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

With Valentine’s Day just a day away, it’s time you put some thought into what you’re going to give your sweetheart. Depending on who you’re shopping for, we don’t always think it’s necessary to make a huge gesture with a Valentine’s Day gift. But you can treat someone to a little present, even if you […]
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How to Customize a DIY Wooden Storage Crate

On our website (and in some stores), you can find unfinished wooden storage crates that are often handy for out-of-sight storage, like in a garage. But their unstained finish may not make them a great storage option for your living room. With a bit of stain and some cabinet pulls, however, we were able to […]
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A Spice Storage Idea Using Chalkboard Paint

Spice storage. It seems like a clutter problem for every household. There is an ever-growing, ever-rotating container of spices, always different amounts and different jars. And how on earth do you keep them organized so you can find the one spice you need without having to pull every other bottle out of the cabinet first? […]
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