If you're looking for ideas on how to decorate a shared space with your new spouse, The Nest Home Design Handbook ($25.95) by Carla Roney is a great place to begin your search. Roney, editor in chief of The Knot and its sister site, The Nest, offers practical tips and advice for first-time home decorators, and is also a great resource for couples and newlyweds that are moving in together for the first time.
The Next Home Design Handbook takes newbie decorators through all of the steps of making a home, from choosing paint colors to controlling clutter in your home. The book features vibrant, eclectic home interiors as well as diagrams that provide guidance on hanging photos, arranging sculptural objects, and laying out furniture. If you're a newlywed couple struggling with how to merge belongings and make your home look beautiful in the process, Roney's book is a great starting point.