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Outdoor Living: Create a Backyard Retreat

Flex your DIY skills and fashion an outdoor oasis this weekend. Paved floors, perky plantings and salvaged accents make for a pretty backyard getaway. Before, this small, neglected…

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Room Makeovers: Refresh a Small Guest Room

Transform a small space into a welcoming guest room with comfy furnishings and thoughtful touches. Previous homeowners decorated this room for a pre-teen boy so the first step…

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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….

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Easy DIY Ideas: Flea Market Reading Nook

Welcoming, cozy homes tend to have a gathered look—their style is the result of favorite pieces, old and new, blended together over the years. Create that unique appeal…

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Entertaining Ideas: Easy Easter Eggs

Are you looking for some eggs-cellent last-minute inspiration for your Easter celebrations? Try these easy ideas for decorating and dining. You don’t need a design degree to create…

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Easy DIY Ideas: Flea Market Bedroom

Just a pinch of DIY know-how and a few flea market finds can give your bedroom a unique personality and oodles of vintage style. A kitschy midcentury paint-by-number…

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Antiquing Getaway: Flea Market Finds You Can’t Pass Up

So many tempting treasures on display, but which deserve to go home with you? Here are our top picks. Designed to weigh everything from gold dust to letters…

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Antiquing Getaways: It’s Flea Market Season!

Flea market season is underway and we can’t wait to get out there and see what vendors have to offer, what people are collecting this year and where…

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Easy DIY Ideas: Bedroom Furnishing Flips

Lots of paint, a bit of hardware, piles of pattern and a cheap and easy framed artwork give old pieces new life (in some cases new purpose, too)…

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Easy DIY Ideas: Living Room Furnishing Flips

It’s so satisfying to see the potential in an object, then transform it into something uniquely yours. Whether you’re searching antiques and thrift stores, digging in the basement…

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Easy DIY Ideas: Entry Furnishing Flips

Create an eye-catching entry by embellishing well-worn or thrift shop furnishings with paint, hardware and fabric. Keep an eye out for furniture with nice lines and in good…

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Home Basics: The Essential DIY Toolkit

Whether you’re hanging a gallery wall or recovering a chair seat, get the job done right with a fully stocked toolbox. Here’s what every DIYer should have. Keep…