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Beverage center

Space Makeover: A Reach-In Beverage Center

Formerly an in-kitchen laundry closet, this little nook brings big entertainment value to a small kitchen. I’m not one to keep my family washing tidy at all times…

Annuals and chairs

Garden Ideas: A Landscape of Earthly Delights

A highlight of the area’s annual garden tours, this whimsical landscape is a creative homeowner’s daily escape. LINDA HEMAN used to host just a handful of close friends…

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…

Flea market pantry and kitchen island

Easy DIY Ideas: Flea Market Pantry

See how some imagination, a bit of elbow grease, some home improvement store supplies and repurposed flea market finds lend style and function to a kitchen and pantry….

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…

Flea Market bedroom overall

Easy DIY Ideas: Flea Market Bedroom

Just a pinch of DIY know-how and a few flea market finds can give your bedroom a unique personality and oodles of vintage style. A kitschy midcentury paint-by-number…

Vintage-wares-at-Brimfield

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…

Wicker bar in front of a brick wall and botanical wall mural

DIY Garden Ideas: Create an Outdoor Bar

Vintage-inspired bars make an outdoor happy hour even happier. You can create a backyard libation station from old furnishings or architectural salvage. Here are a few easy ideas….

Door potting bench with tools and flowers

Gardening DIY: Create a Repurposed Potting Station

Assemble a unique potting area using architectural salvage and repurposed artifacts. Give it personality by adding items you’ve collected and make it pretty with a profuse planting of…

Mosaic sea mural

Easy Garden Ideas: Summer Project Round-Up

If you’re like me, the coolest weather for outdoor summer projects has past, but that doesn’t stop me from dreaming about the next thing or reflecting on the…

potted Pallet planter

Easy Garden Ideas: Make a Wood Planter from Pallets

Got pallets? Make a mobile home for your favorite tropical plant by putting a planter box, constructed from shipping pallet planks, on wheels.   Since this box will…

Glass house entrance

Outdoor Rooms: A Vintage Glass House

Inspiration thrives amid the rusty relics and creative repurposing at Barbara and Brent Hochstetler’s mercantile, Sister’s Garden & Bloom, located between Iowa City and Kalona, Iowa. Their greatest…