All Guides & How-Tos

All Guides & How-Tos

At Pottery Barn, we do more than provide you with excellent pieces for your home. We want you to feel happy and comfortable every time you open the door and walk inside. Our job is to make that happen. We can help you to customize every room so that it feels like a natural expression of your own personality. No matter if you’re looking for a sophisticated ambience or a playful and open area, we make sure that everything you need is at your fingertips. Our practical guides contain tips on how to transform an ordinary space into your dream room. If you’re planning an elegant dinner party, check out our Set The Perfect Table guide for instructions on where to position dinnerware, what pieces to have on hand, and decor ideas that will impress your guests. Our high-quality stemware is refined and beautiful.


To make your bedroom look like the ones you see in interior-design magazines, follow the tips in our Make A Bed guide. There you will find not just what pieces you need, but also the best way to arrange them for maximum style. Since it is always the first thing you see when you enter the room, choose a duvet cover for your bed that makes you feel happy. And, when trying to decide the best look for a living room or entertainment room, selecting the right fabric can make a big difference. Don’t worry, we can provide you with swatches to help you design a great space. Then all you have to do is pick the sofa or sectional that fits you best.