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

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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.

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    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.

  10. An all-white palette directs the focus to the scenery outside.

    ‘American Dream Builders’ Episode 10: Before & After

    The two remaining “American Dream Builders” contestants were each given a beachfront home that suffered from significant wear and tear. See some tips for replicating their designs.

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    ‘American Dream Builders’ Episode 9: Before & After

    The four remaining contestants renovated a classic Victorian home.

  12. A paneled wall is a great backdrop to a simple bed.

    ‘American Dream Builders’ Episode 8: Before & After

    Minimal married industrial in this episode of “American Dream Builders.”

  13. The simple furnishings let the details of this room shine.

    ‘American Dream Builders’ Episode 7: Before & After

    This week the designers tackled just one house: an outdated colonial.

  14. Blue pops against the white molding on the walls.

    ‘American Dream Builders’ Episode 6: Before & After

    The designers injected some modernity into two Craftsman homes this week on “American Dream Builders.”

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    ‘American Dream Builders’ Episode 5: Designing for Small Spaces

    See how each team found creative ways to decorate for very small spaces in the latest episode of “American Dream Builders.”