How to display art: It’s not black and white

The dining area in Jodi Dady’s apartment features a Jasper John silk-screen above the buffet, and a painting by Matt Connors is between the windows. (Annie Schlechter)

Whether you want the minimalist gallery look or a cozy, collected feel, there are guidelines to follow.

    More Home & Garden

    Trend spotting at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair

    Trend spotting at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair

    Ideas and products from the annual design showcase.

    How to get rid of a ring on a coffee table

    How to get rid of a ring on a coffee table

    Commercial ring removers will do the trick

    Column

    Learning to live with ants and the rest

    Learning to live with ants and the rest

    Go outdoors, not out of your mind.

    Column

    Lingering leaves of a chilly spring

    Lingering leaves of a chilly spring

    What to do with bulb foliage after bloom.

    Photos

    Furniture and decor for a childproof home

    Furniture and decor for a childproof home

    You don’t have to sacrifice style when you have kids (even climbing, banging, breaking, spilling ones).

    Products for a kidproof home

    Products for a kidproof home

    Furniture and accessories that can stand up to banging, beating, breaking and spilling.

    Unwanted invaders in the garden

    Unwanted invaders in the garden

    A weed rant may help the soul, if not the plants. Here’s what to do instead.

    Creating a serene coastal-themed basement retreat

    Creating a serene coastal-themed basement retreat

    Texture and color combine to impart a coastal cottage vibe in an Ellicott City basement.

    How to display art: It’s not black and white

    How to display art: It’s not black and white

    Whether you want the minimalist gallery look or a cozy, collected feel, there are guidelines to follow.

    Column

    A gardener’s guide to saving the monarch

    A gardener’s guide to saving the monarch

    Milkweed and other plants to support a butterfly in trouble.

    Column

    A world of milkweeds

    A world of milkweeds

    Forget the name; here are seven varieties that would make great garden plants.

    Column

    Mulch provides numerous benefits

    Mulch provides numerous benefits

    Organic covering smothers weeds, increases soil moisture.

    How to clean an antique basket

    How to clean an antique basket

    Normal basket cleaning methods won’t suffice for an irreplaceable heirloom.

    Photos

    Minding the monarch

    Minding the monarch

    Gardeners can throw the butterfly a floral lifeline.

    The incredible lightness of just throwing stuff out

    The incredible lightness of just throwing stuff out

    Do yourself a favor: Stop agonizing over whether you should keep old tapes, computer cords, vases . . .

    How to create a soothing retreat in a rental

    How to create a soothing retreat in a rental

    Designer adds storage and style to a small bedroom.

    Column

    Keeping the salad days alive

    Keeping the salad days alive

    Warm-season alternatives to flagging lettuce.

    How to fix a shoddy masonry repair

    How to fix a shoddy masonry repair

    You can do it yourself, but you'll need to know what materials were used in the original repair in order to undo it.

    What you need for a perfect flower arrangement

    What you need for a perfect flower arrangement

    Jo Oliver, of Highway to Hill Flowers, has tips to get you started.

    Online mattress company Casper tries real-life sales at D.C. pop-up

    Online mattress company Casper tries real-life sales at D.C. pop-up

    Nappers welcome: Try a bed-in-a-box at a ‘Snooze Bar’ in Georgetown.