Tag: mantel

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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…

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…

rat skeleton eating a pumpkin next to a skull with a masquerade mask

Our Favorite Halloween Decor Ideas

Halloween is our favorite holiday of the year—all the fun of decorating for Christmas without the (mostly self-imposed) stress of shopping and entertaining. We can get pretty carried…

Repurposed patio with door, mantel, table and chairs

Outdoor Rooms: A Repurposed Patio

Karla Ritchey knows a thing or two about putting together repurposed elements. And she’s got a gorgeous outdoor room to prove it.   Behind the garage, a junked-out…

pumpkin garden with pumpkin house

October Round-up: Fabulous Fall

Fall is my favorite time of year. The air becomes crisp and invigorating, the trees dazzle with their colorful glory, and I get to wear the hugest, most…

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: A Family Room Update

A dated and dreary family room gets a much-needed update with refreshed furnishings and pretty pastel colors. The color scheme, deep rose carpet, tricky room arrangement, and half-hearted…

How to Style a Mantel

A fireplace is automatically a focal point in any room. Sheer size alone usually gives it pride of place so that’s where eyes will gravitate. Make it stand…