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Decorating & Design

Do This One Thing To Host A Holiday Crowd

Make sure guests are well-fed and comfortable this season with space-saving seating.


15 Reasons Your Kitchen Needs A Banquette

Flip through an issue of House & Home and a beautiful kitchen banquette is bound to pop up. They’re a popular addition in today’s kitchen, and are loved by designers and homeowners alike. So, what makes bench seating so special? Here are just a few of our favorite things about banquettes.

DIY Projects

Easy DIY: Tasseled Bench

Elaborate trim is an easy way to add a flourish to a plain upholstered bench. Choose trim in the same colors as the bench’s fabric. While details like tassels and embroidery might look over-the-top on another piece, the linen and brown palette here keeps the look toned-down. Attach the trim…


Festive Entryway

A neutral take on holiday decorating.

Decorating & Design

A Well-Used Corner

Closed storage made practical in a small kitchen.

Decorating & Design

Delicate Vintage Doilies

An easy way to repurpose hand-me-downs.

DIY Projects

One Storage Bench Two Ways

Changing the look of an essential piece.

Decorating & Design

Ask A Designer: Breakfast Area Settee

Learn Cameron MacNeil's advice.


Photo Gallery: Get Organized In 2013

Get your new year off to a clean start.

DIY Projects

Front Porch Updates

Try these quick fixes.

Best Paint Colors

DIY Entryway Bench

How to transform an old coffee table.

DIY Projects

DIY Wood Bench

How to create a rustic seat for an entryway.

Decorating & Design

The X-Bench

A multiuse piece of furniture.

Decorating & Design

A Sleek Resin Bench

Martha Sturdy's newest hit from New York's ICFF.

Decorating & Design

Great Bench Under $100

A timeless steal from Pier 1.