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

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    Room of the Week: Historic Home Gets Youthful Update

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

  2. Small touches of fall-- apples, small pumpkins and leaves in a vase -- are enough for this space. Source: NB Design Group, Inc.

    How to Make Halloween Decor Work All Harvest

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

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    Bedroom Trends: What’s In

    Designers shared what’s popular for master bedrooms and what’s not for the year to come.

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    Room of the Week: Celebrity-Inspired Living Room Design

    This Spanish Revival living room was inspired by Reese Witherspoon’s Ojai home.

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    Room of the Week: A Small Space Maximized

    San Francisco design firm Niche Interior tackled a small space, injecting it with loads of color and design.

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    Room of the Week: Houston Bachelor’s Bedroom

    A creative yet budget-friendly bedroom for a Houston-area bachelor.

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    Room of the Week: Bright Orange Entry

    This bold entry is anything but boring.

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    Before & After: 1950s Bathroom Returns to its Modern Roots

    Sometimes the purpose of a renovation is to bring a room back to its former glory.

  9. Source: Lugbill Designs

    Room of the Week: Classic Bohemian Living Room

    Sometimes the biggest challenge of putting together a space isn’t trying to find all new coordinating pieces, but working with what is already there.

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    Room of the Week: Vibrant Loft Living Room

    Designer Megan Dunkmann created a bright, fun loft with unexpected elements — but was still practical for everyday living.

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    Room of the Week: Master Bedroom Marries Sleek and Stylish

    The designer enhanced the builder-grade features to create one-of-a-kind interiors that combine the styles of both husband and wife.

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    10 Water Features to Add to a Home

    A water feature — big or small — can mask noises, attract wildlife and help transform even the smallest urban space into an oasis.

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    Before & After: Cluttered Office Goes Chic

    A dark and cluttered office goes bright and organized.

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    Room of the Week: Fresh, Modern Kids’ Room

    This bedroom is a “fun, fresh, energized and kid-friendly space” — and also one that will work for years to come.

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    Out-of-the-Box Fire Pit Ideas

    Today’s fire pits are more stylish than ever. The new fire pits — including gas-powered versions — add serious drama when it’s time for s’mores.