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Furnished pergola

Outdoor Living: Decorate a Backyard Room

We turned a neglected pergola into a sweet little hideaway shaded by an apple tree that’s a perfect spot to entertain or sit and watch kids play. The…

Enclosed patio

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…

Guest room overall

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…

Renewed chair and side table

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…

Bedroom furnishing flip overall

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)…

Furnishing flip living room overall

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…

Small boho bedroom

Room Makeovers: Update a Small Bedroom

Turn a tiny room into a beckoning boudoir with color, pattern and a larger-than-life boho personality. Used by the previous owners as a young girl’s bedroom, this space…

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…

coffee table styling

Easy DIY Ideas: Style Your Stuff

If your rooms are in need of a quick and easy update, try refreshing tabletops, bookshelves, and other surfaces to give spaces a new look. Follow our easy…

Colorful bedroom

3-Step Color: A Pattern-Happy Bedroom

Play with patterns, texture and hues to create a bedroom that delights and dazzles. See how you like the changes you’ve implemented (see our last post), and as you…

Bedroom wallpaper projects

Easy DIY Ideas: Enhance Your Bedroom with Wallpaper

A familiar material gets new life off the wall, creating appealing upgrades for practically every surface in your bedroom. Cover an existing headboard with wallpaper or just create…

Entry bench and wallpaper projects

Easy DIY Ideas: Add Entry Drama with Wallpaper

There’s no mystery as to why foyers and entries have been a popular feature in residential design for centuries: It’s nice to step into a transitional space as you swap the pressures…