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Beverage center

Space Makeover: A Reach-In Beverage Center

Formerly an in-kitchen laundry closet, this little nook brings big entertainment value to a small kitchen. I’m not one to keep my family washing tidy at all times…

Autumn porch party

Entertaining Ideas: Giving Thanks

While you’re enjoying not only delicious food and pleasant company but also the efforts to make the holiday feast lovely and meaningful, don’t forget to

guests raising sangria to toast autumn chili party

Entertaining Ideas: Fall for Autumn Parties

Autumn entertaining is a cinch. Freshly harvested produce, fall events such as cider pressing and football games along with cooler temperatures combine to offer an array of

Decorated deck

Outdoor Living: Decorating an Expanded Deck

Two weeks of construction, planting and affordable furnishing was all the time needed to turn this tiny deck into an inviting outdoor living area. An area perfect for…

tipi style tent on grassy field

Outdoor Living: Glamping Southwest Style

Step off the beaten path. Sleep under the stars. Experience a nature-driven getaway without much—if any—discomfort. We’re talking about glamping, a combination of glamour and camping that’s become…

bobo style glamping tipi

Outdoor Living: Boho Glamping

Bring along furnishings you love to turn a tent into a home, and enjoy nature as some believe it was meant to be experienced—intertwined with low-key luxury. Beneath…

Dyed doily table runner

Easy DIY Ideas: Colorful doily table runner

This folksy dining spot channels the designs of Russia and Ukraine with its painted ceramics, tie-dye spray-painted napkins and runner made of neon-bright doilies. Give doilies an artful…

Stenciled napkins

Easy DIY Ideas: Tie-dye napkins

Imprint napkins with an Eastern European look the easy way when you use tie-dye spray paint and a stencil. By spraying paint rather than brushing it on, you’ll…

Folk art dining room

Easy DIY Ideas: Folk-Art Style Dining Room

Folk art reminds us of just how creative and colorful we can be as part of the American melting pot. Pay tribute to an Eastern European background with…

Flea market pantry and kitchen island

Easy DIY Ideas: Flea Market Pantry

See how some imagination, a bit of elbow grease, some home improvement store supplies and repurposed flea market finds lend style and function to a kitchen and pantry….

Mudcloth dining room

Easy DIY Ideas: Mudcloth-Inspired Dining Room

Mudcloth is a simple handmade fabric that packs a knockout graphic punch. Integrate this global treasure into your home—with projects designed for your dining room. Every textile tells…

Party_pantry

Storage Solutions: Create a Party Pantry

Get ready for spring holidays, family events, and impromptu gatherings with this simple stash. Stock a cupboard or closet with essential items to help make your party planning…