Michelle Radcliff

Michelle Radcliff

Michelle Radcliff owned a retail home furnishings business for eight years. Radcliff offers decorating advice on her blog, Home Decorating News, is a regular contributor on interior design at LoveToKnow.com and earned certification as an interior decorator from Penn Foster College in 2013.

Published Work


How to Make an Area Rug Out of a Carpet Remnant

A carpet remnant can be turned into an area rug using ordinary tools and an adhesive carpet binding product.… More »

Painting Vs. Spray Painting Furniture

Both spray painting and brush painting provide beautiful furniture finishes. The best method varies by the project and intended finish.… More »

Ideas for Cheap Easter Table Decorations

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How to Decorate a Home Cuban-Style

Cuban-style decorating features a diverse mix of colonial European influences, early 20th-century modernism, and lush tropical elements inspired by the natural landscape of this Caribbean island nation. With an integrated blend of natural earth tones,… More »

How to Hang Photos Down a Hallway

An undecorated hallway is a missed opportunity for adding a personal touch to your home. Transitional areas such as hallways and staircases are ideal for photo gallery walls. Use frame styles, colors and a mix of other decorative elements to unify the… More »

Decorating Ideas With Tulle & Wall Drapes

Decorating a bedroom with inexpensive materials such as tulle and fabric or drapery panels allows you to get creative without spending a fortune. … More »

Updating a Traditional Style Home

Updating a traditional style home with modern and contemporary design elements results in a blended style known as transitional design.… More »

Trompe L'oeil Wall Decor

Trompe L'oeil is a French expression meaning "to deceive the eye." In design, Trompe L'oeil is a realistic wall mural that is painted artistically to create the illusion of three-dimensional scenes, faux textures or objects.… More »

Japanese Bath Design

Japanese bath design incorporates traditional Japanese culture with simplicity, natural elements and an overall look that is clean and uncluttered. Neutral colors and contrasting textures are key to creating an atmosphere of relaxation and serenity. … More »

Areas of Expertise

  • interior decorating
  • interior design
  • freelance writing
  • home decor