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Folded book shelf with steampunk bird and flowers

DIY Ideas: Make a Folded Bookshelf

Gather up old hardback textbooks or damaged novels to create page-turning decor that showcases your love of the printed word and gives the word bookshelf a whole new…

Chili_party spread with fruit, cheese, flowers and nuts

Entertaining Ideas: A Fall Chili Party Set Up

A hot bowl of chili conjures thoughts of cool weather and cozy meals. Capture those sensations at an easy-breezy autumn outdoor get-together that makes you feel warm all…

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Girlfriend Getaway: Shopping the Junk Bonanza

Grab your gal pals for the weekend (September 20-22) and head to Junk Bonanza, one of the Midwest’s premiere vintage markets.   Showcasing vintage finds, antiques and repurposed…

Barn party

Entertaining Ideas: Throw a Fall Outdoor Party

Conjure up an outdoor party that gives your fall get-together a breath of fresh air. Enchanting and informal, this  set-up makes the most of an underused space. Containers of plants and floral textiles bring the…

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…

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Easy Garden Ideas: Collecting Vintage Signs

Whether a handmade  motto for your border or a stamped metal antique, signs provide a graphic element that blends well with the surrounding organic forms of your yard.   Made to…

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Garden DIY: Outdoor lighting

There are plenty of reasons to be in the garden after sundown, whether cozying up on a porch swing with a soft blanket in May or dancing barefoot on the dewy…

Madison Bouckville Antiques Week

Weekend Getaway: Madison-Bouckville Flea Market

You’ve heard of Brimfield, the oldest outdoor antiques event, and Round Top, the Texas-size market, but Madison-Bouckville is another must-visit flea market to put on your list.   Oh,…

Porch living room

Outdoor Living: A 3-Season Porch Living Room

Transform a plain porch into a party-ready oasis with these easy, colorful decorating ideas.  Paint and a new floor played their part in refreshing this outdoor room. Now see what new furnishings…

Eureka Old Town

Weekend Getaway: Eureka and Redwood Country

Head to Northern California’s Humboldt County, where the redwoods reign supreme then, visit historic Eureka and experience the charm of Victorian architecture, quaint shops, and stunning scenery. Eureka…

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Weekend Getaway: Antiquing in Wine Country

Wind (and wine!) your way through Northern California’s scenic byways, small towns, and vintage-rich shopping. Well known as outstanding wine country, it’s a can’t-miss area for seeing magnificent…

Containers on porch

Gardening Solutions: Top Tips for Container Success

Keep the beauty quotient high for potted plants with these can’t-fail ideas for container success.   Bigger is better. Because plants can grow more roots in big pots,…