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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…

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Antiquing Getaways: It’s Flea Market Season!

Flea market season is underway and we can’t wait to get out there and see what vendors have to offer, what people are collecting this year and where…

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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…

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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…

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Easy DIY Ideas: Enhance Your Bedroom with Wallpaper

A familiar material gets new life off the wall, creating appealing upgrades for practically every surface in your bedroom. Cover an existing headboard with wallpaper or just create…

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Entertaining Ideas: Raise the Bar

Add some character to your festive libation station. Vintage and repurposed bar carts and set ups will make a holiday happy hour even happier.   Nearly anything can…

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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…

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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…

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Entertaining Ideas: Rustic Party Food

It’s your turn to host the book club, and you want to be sure this fall gathering makes everyone’s top 10 list. Think beyond the living room and…

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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…

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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 DIY Ideas: The Mighty Mason Jar

You just can’t beat the all-around usefulness and charm of the simple and humble Mason jar. Developed for home canning and pickling, they’re easy-to-find, affordable (expect to pay $2-3 for…