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Erika Riggs, the Zillow Digs manager, covers home design and trends.

Stories by Erika Riggs

The McLeods' dining room table is made of reclaimed tongue-and-groove flooring.

5 Ways to Make Your Space Feel Like Home

Looking to add a personal touch to your home? Start with these easy steps.


Home Away from Home: Moving and Putting Down Roots Across the Country

Two young families accepted the adventure of moving from the West Coast to Nashville, TN. Here are their tips for pulling off a cross-country move.


Embracing the Mess: Renovating a 1970s Fixer

Pulling up the shag carpets was only the beginning for one young couple updating their East Nashville home.

Matt Damon's home exterior

UPDATE: Matt Damon Finds Buyer for His Miami Home

After more than a year on the market, the actor’s La Gorce mansion has sold.

Photo by Karyn R. Millet.

Room of the Week: Casual, Dark Bedroom

An effortless master suite is filled with texture and style.

Source: Lisa Hoyt Design

Room of the Week: French-Inspired Living Room

A renovated fireplace and a few furnishings turned this room into a French-inspired masterpiece.

Source: The Skinny Confidential

Room of the Week: Girly-Glam Living Room

Black, white and gold make for a glamorous living space.

Source: Sharp Communications

Room of the Week: Winemaker's Kitchen

A winemaking family’s carefully designed kitchen incorporates Napa Valley style.

Buyers will notice sparkling countertops. Source: Leona Piro Interiors.

Quick Tips for Staging Your Home to Sell

A home is a product and it should be marketed as such, says one stager.

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UPDATE: Elvis' Other Graceland

The King of Rock and Roll’s “Graceland West” is now being auctioned.

Source: D for Design.

Room of the Week: California Beach Home

Designer Donna Puzifera wanted the living room to be elegant, without being stuffy, and beachy without being overly casual.

Southwestern living room

Room of the Week: Southwestern Living Room

Layers of texture, colors and accessories fill this room — all inspired by Arizona’s landscape.


5 Ideas for Creating a Bedroom Retreat on a Budget

Looking for a quick way to change up your bedroom? Try these budget-friendly updates.

Source: Jamie Beckwith

Room of the Week: Historic Home Gets Youthful Update

A formal dining room is transformed into a contemporary living space.

A branch placed on a console table adds a fall flavor to rooms.

How to Make Halloween Decor Work All Harvest

These tips will make it possible to decorate for Halloween through Thanksgiving.

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