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Neutral living room

Easy Makeovers: A Neutral Color Scheme

A neutral palette could be bland, but you can change the mood by adding texture, accent hues and pattern to the mix. This living room starts with a…

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Girlfriend Getaway: Shopping the Junk Bonanza

Grab your gal pals for the weekend (September 20-22) and head to Junk Bonanza, one of the Midwest’s premiere vintage markets.   Showcasing vintage finds, antiques and repurposed…

Caruth Studio Celebrates Labor Day

This weekend, we celebrated Labor Day with rest, relaxation and recuperation. To commemorate Labor Day, we’ve pulled together some behind the scenes shots of Caruth Studio members hard…

Open Potting Shed with cottage style landscaping

DIY Garden Project: Decorate an Open Potting Shed

Open to the elements, this small yet roomy potting shed brings workspace, storage and decorative cottage charm to the garden while blending it into the scene. We built…

McCoy planters

Creative Collections: McCoy Pottery

McCoy’s midcentury art pottery adds shapely style and a burst of color to your shelf, potting bench, or windowsill.   In the 1920s, the Nelson McCoy Pottery Company…

Colorful dining room

Easy Room Makeover: A Color Happy Dining Room Do-Over

Taking time to bring in color builds superior designs. In the third step of our three-step plan you’ll be bravely adding in color like a seasoned design pro….

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Decorating Know-How: Style a Vintage Nightstand

Give your bedroom a vintage vibe by styling a primary school desk with classic treasures and nighttime necessities. Follow these steps to bring collected character to your bedside….

Garden in raised beds

Gardening Solutions: Pint-Size Vegetable Varieties

Pack a lot of food into your garden with vegetable varieties designed for small spaces. Most grow well in containers, too.   Growing your own food in a…

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Garden Solutions: Tough Street-Savvy Plants

The space between the sidewalk and the curb is a tough place to live. Some even call it a hell strip. But you can beautify this prime real…

Easter bunny jars filled with candy

Entertaining Ideas: Easy Easter Decor & Sweets

Are you in need of inspiration for your Easter decorating and dining? We were, too, so we searched among our favorite blogs and websites to get ideas for…

Driftwood wall hanging

Easy DIY Ideas: Macramé Wall Hanging

Love the beach? Suspend an ombre-dyed macramé wall hanging from driftwood to suggest sand, surf, and sky.   What You’ll Need Driftwood stick Measuring tape White macramé cord…

Dining table with pom-pom garland

Easy DIY Ideas: Simple Pom-Pom Projects

Add a little sass to your decor with color-drenched tassels and pom-pom projects. They’re all crafted from yarn or cord; they’re all simple to make; and they’re all…