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Easy Makeovers: Create a Landing Library

An underused corner landing off a stairway becomes a cozy and functional reading room with the addition of comfy furnishings, smart storage and creative accents.   After a…

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Easy DIY Ideas: Design a Beautiful Boho Bedroom

Channel your inner hippie: Layer vivid hues, piles of patterns, far-out forms, and handcrafted accents to build a striking Sixties-hip boho chamber.   Wonderfully eclectic, cheerfully chic, and…

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Decorating Know-How: Style a Classic Nightstand

Looking at a cookie-cutter nightstand may lull you to sleep. But wouldn’t it be more fun to count your sheep by a table that reflects your style? Try…

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Decorating Know-How: Style a Midcentury Nightstand

Want something a little more original at your bedside? Opt for a unique nightstand and style it accordingly.   Simplify bedside storage with a sleek midcentury modern nightstand…

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Building a Garden Shed: Inside the She Shed

At 12 feet square, our DIY she shed is big enough to host several hobbies. We outfitted it to accommodate two favorite pastimes: reading and gardening.   A…

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Easy DIY Ideas: A Very Vintage Guestroom

Give a plain-Jane guestroom some vintage character with linens, accents, and repurposed furnishings—just in time for holiday visitors. Our antique quilt has inspired us again (you may remember…

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Decorating Makeover: Add Color in Three Easy Stages

Decorating shouldn’t be intimidating, but it can seem overwhelming if you’re contemplating a whole-room redo all at once. Give yourself a break and the permission to go about…

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Decorating for Halloween: Scare Your Shelf

Whether you’re decorating for a ghoulish get-together or just adding some devilish drama to your living room, set the scene with a shelf (or two or three) filled…

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DIY Makeovers: A Living Room Update

By asking herself how she really wanted to use her underperforming living room to function, a homeowner creates a multipurpose space that becomes central to the house.  …

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Simple Storage Solutions: Be Shelf Savvy

Make a basic shelf unit the starring storage solution in your home. Then, jazz them up with lively pattern and colorful accents to give your room a new…

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Easy DIY Ideas: Projects with Old Books

Bring the bookworm aesthetic out of the library and into any room of your home. No matter how much you love to read, there are bound to be old…

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Easy DIY Ideas: By the Book

Don’t toss old damaged volumes. Use those loose bindings and book pages to make beautiful accents that will add texture and character to your decor.   If you’re…