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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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Easy DIY Ideas: The Mighty Mason Jar

You just can’t beat the all-around usefulness and charm of the simple and humble Mason jar. Developed for home canning and pickling, they’re easy-to-find, affordable (expect to pay $2-3 for…

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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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DIY Garden Ideas: Easy Crate and Pallet Projects

Wood crates and shipping pallets are often free for the asking. See how a little elbow grease and ingenuity can turn these raw materials into fab accents for…

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Outdoor rooms: A Sweet Salvage She Shed

Karla Ritchey’s hand-built shed in McKinney, Texas, beckons with comfy furnishings, clever repurposing, and attention to hardworking details.   The centerpiece of Karla’s back garden, the light-filled shed…

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Before & After: A Family-Centric Dining Room

After refashioning their kitchen (which you can see here), creative homeowners energize the adjacent dining room with meaningful mementos presented in surprising ways.   This small dining room…

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DIY Decor: Office in a Closet

In just a weekend, you can fashion a hideaway home office in a closet that’s well-accessorized, practical, and pretty.   This tiny room serves as a guest room…

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10 Timeless Flea Market Finds

The popularity of and interest in vintage collectibles follows fashions like almost everything else but among the thousands of items on offer at even the biggest sale, you…

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: The Bathroom

We took a stuck-in-the-seventies bathroom and gave it an affordable update with better flooring, pretty cottage patterns, new paint finishes, and beach-hued tiles.   This dark and dizzying…