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Backyard deck expansion

Outdoor Living: Expand a Tiny Deck

Expanding your deck and have some handy friends? This 12 x 12-foot addition is a surprisingly doable DIY. A new home usually calls for a refresh by painting…

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…

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…

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…

Painted chest in entry

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…

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…

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Easy Makeovers: An Aqua Color Scheme

Blues cool rooms down instead of heating them up. Promote relaxation and bathe in the luxurious tones of this aqua living room makeover.   A sedate blank slate…

Orange and coral living room

Easy Makeovers: A Coral Color Scheme

Brights light up any space that begins with a tranquil neutral foundation. With accent pieces inspired by an artwork’s vivid splashes of color, this formerly quiet living room…

Blue bedroom makeover detail

DIY Ideas: Makeover Your Room

Everyone loves a good makeover. We do, too, which is why we’ve reimagined every room in our house plus those of friends and relatives. No matter what space…

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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…

Blanket chest after painting

DIY Makeover: Renew an Old Blanket Chest

Give your room a storage boost while renewing an old hope or blanket chest with a posh paint finish.   Once upon a time, many homes had a…