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Dyed doily table runner

Easy DIY Ideas: Colorful doily table runner

This folksy dining spot channels the designs of Russia and Ukraine with its painted ceramics, tie-dye spray-painted napkins and runner made of neon-bright doilies. Give doilies an artful…

Fiesta party paper flower bouquet

Entertaining Ideas: A Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Host a festive Cinco de Mayo party with these easy table setting and decorating ideas. Opt for a color scheme of vivid, saturated hues—no delicate tints allowed! Think…

Stack of vintage handkerchiefs

Easy DIY Ideas: Vintage Handkerchief Projects

From backcountry bandanas to delicate hankies, these small scraps of fabric pack a big decorative punch. Match your handkerchief style to your decor. Use bandanas in country designs…

Painted dining room table

DIY Paint Makeovers: Dining Room Redo

A few rescued pieces of furniture, several pots of paint, and some creative stenciling add up to a jazzy redo for a lackluster dining room.   If your…

Dining room makeover overall

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…

Living room filled with Burlap projects

Easy DIY Ideas: Burlap Projects

Rugged, chic, and versatile, nubby burlap fabric has earned a well-deserved place in home design. Utilitarian and economical, burlap comes in many weaves and colors. Use looser weaves…

Entry bench detail

Easy DIY Makeovers: An Inviting Entry

Greet guests at your door with a light and bright entry. Some paint, a few accents, and renewed furnishings may be all it takes.   Even with white…

Set a Sensational Christmas Table

After you’ve attended holiday services, exchanged gifts, and watched umpteen holiday movies, Christmas dinner can seem almost anticlimactic. Give this special feast its due with a table setting…