Don’t Take Free Furniture from the Curb Without Doing This First
Projects & Improvements
Bring home the furniture, not the bed bugs.
Nov 21, 2023
This Viral Paint Hack Is a Clever Way to Make Low Ceilings Look Taller
Instagram commenters were fooled.
Nov 20, 2023
It’s OK If You Forget to Water These Forgiving Houseplants
Plants & Yard
No finicky ferns here.
Nov 17, 2023
The Brilliant $15 Instagram Tool I Wish I'd Used to Paint My Bathroom
It would have saved me a lot of missed spots and day-after soreness.
Nov 10, 2023
A Musty Scent Is a Red Flag You Might Be Harboring This Pest at Home
It’s a problem you’ll want to deal with immediately.
Nov 9, 2023
This Weird Little Tool Is My New Go-To for Home Projects
It’s something I use nearly weekly.
Nov 8, 2023
Before You Turn on the Heat at Home, You Need This $20 Appliance
It’s going to come in clutch for cold winter days.
Nov 2, 2023
This Is the Must-Know Number if You’re Planning a Kitchen Makeover
Knowing this measurement will make planning lots easier.
Oct 27, 2023
This Is the Best Flooring for Families with Kids or Pets
Projects & Improvements
If you’re in the market to replace your floors, you need to read this.
Oct 26, 2023
The Truth About Whether Your Planters Really Need Drainage Holes
The answer might surprise you.
Oct 24, 2023
5 Costly Tile Mistakes That Are Ruining Your RenoProjects & Improvements
Pros say these mistakes are costing you money and time.
Oct 23, 2023
The Underrated Winter Houseplant You’re About to See Everywhere
Home Projects
Skip the poinsettia and get this instead.
Oct 20, 2023
The Very First Thing You Should Do After Thrifting Vintage Decor
Home Projects
Don’t skip this step.
Oct 6, 2023
The One Estate Sale Buy I Never Say No To
You shouldn’t, either.
Oct 4, 2023
Make Better Decisions: A Simple Philosophy for Design Choices (and Life!)Design Ideas
Do you struggle with design decisions (or really any decisions)? Always feel like there are too many choices and they all seem perfectly valid? You can narrow things down A LOT if you stick to this simple philosophy. There’s a great quote by Hardy D. Jackson that goes: “Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.
Oct 4, 2023
Time Wasters to Eliminate from Your Life TODAYLife
Never feel like you have enough time? You can reclaim lost minutes throughout the day that could add up to a lot more “me” time in your evenings by cutting out these time wasters that could be lurking in your home. How many hours of your life have you spent searching for your keys? Your wallet? Your purse? Your homework? Your ______?
Oct 4, 2023
8 Easy Bathroom Refresh Ideas You Can Do in an Hour or Less
Home Projects
These simple projects are all about keeping your efforts low but your payoff high.
Oct 3, 2023
The Only Home Maintenance Chores You Can't Afford to Skip This Fall
Toss the mile-long to-do list, and stick to these few items instead.
Sep 29, 2023
Why You Need This 230-Year-Old Gardening Guide on Your Bookshelf
It’s a remarkably useful resource for home gardeners.
Sep 28, 2023
7 Tips for Protecting Your Plants from Frost, According to Pros
Home Projects
Here’s what to know before cold weather sets in.
Sep 25, 2023
Boost Your Curb Appeal with These Small Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
Home Projects
Small front yards can still be big on style, and these 10 landscaping ideas prove it.
Sep 25, 2023
14 Flowers to Plant in Containers This Fall, According to Experts
Home Projects
Cooler weather doesn’t mean you need to give up on beautiful containers until spring. Instead, try one (or more!) of these pro picks.
Sep 25, 2023
20 Lawn Terms Every Homeowner with a Yard Should Know
Home Projects
From “aeration” to “zones,” this list includes all the must-know terms for new yard owners.
Sep 25, 2023
3 Golden Rules for Refreshing Dated Oak Cabinets (No Paint Required)
Home Projects
These pro-approved tips are perfect for renters.
Sep 20, 2023
8 Must-Have Tools for Flipping Used Furniture, According to a Pro
Home Projects
If you want to try your hand at making over curbside finds or thrift store hidden gems, you need these tools.
Sep 19, 2023
I Just Learned the Right Way to Open a Bag of Chips and I Can’t Believe It
It makes them taste even better.
Sep 18, 2023
5 Things to Know If You Want to Tackle Your First IKEA Hack
Home Projects
Inspired to take on an IKEA hack as a total beginner? Read this first.
Sep 16, 2023
I Gave My Builder-Grade Mirror a Designer Look for Just $25
Home Projects
This DIY was super easy, but did require some patience. Here’s how I did it.
Sep 15, 2023
8 Annoying Sounds Your Home Might Be Making — And How to Fix Them
Home Projects
From drips to squeaks to buzzes, here’s how to deal with the sounds that might be driving you up the wall.
Sep 13, 2023
If You Haven’t Discovered This Hidden Toaster Feature, You’re Missing Out
Did you know about this?
Sep 12, 2023
The 6 Things You Should Always Look for When Thrifting for Your Home
Here’s what to seek out — and what to avoid.
Sep 12, 2023
3 Easy Methods for Hanging a Door Mirror, the Small-Space Superhero
Free up floor space with this easy DIY upgrade.
Aug 31, 2023
For a Pro-Approved Beginner Plant Project, Grow Potted Sunflowers
You might think of sunflowers as being giant and unwieldy, but certain varieties are perfect for containers. Here’s what to know.
Aug 31, 2023
Winter Is Coming (Sorry!) — Here’s What Your Home Needs Before Then
Home Projects
Consider this your pre-cold-weather to-do list.
Aug 31, 2023
Want to Be a DIYer? Here’s What You Need to Know to Get Started.
Home Projects
If you’ve been dreaming of DIYing projects at home but aren’t sure where to start, this is for you.
Aug 30, 2023
One Home Repair Worth DIYing — And One to Skip, According to a Pro
Home Projects
You might be surprised at which is which.
Aug 18, 2023
6 Tools You Need If You’re Thrifting Decor, According to a Pro
Consider these items must-haves if you’re hoping to furnish your home with secondhand finds.
Aug 17, 2023
Everything You Know About Packing a Moving Box Is WrongReal Estate
Here's how to avoid these all too common mistakes.
Aug 17, 2023
3 Reasons Your Roller Paint Job Looks Bad (and How to Fix It)
Home Projects
Feeling like you just can’t get the super-smooth finish of your dreams? The pros are here to help.
Aug 8, 2023
Why It’s So Hard to Find a Contractor — And How to Make It Easier
Home Projects
If you feel like hiring pros is especially hard right now, you’re not imagining it. Here’s how to navigate the shortage.
Aug 7, 2023
7 Tips for Flipping Outdoor Furniture and Making Your New Look Last
Home Projects
If you’re going to put the time into a redo, make sure you do it right.
Aug 4, 2023
3 Golden Rules of Finishing a Weekend DIY, According to Serial DIYers
Home Projects
Yes, it can be done! Here’s how.
Aug 3, 2023
The House Centipede: Get Rid of Them, or Let Them Be?Cleaning
Here's what you need to know.
Aug 1, 2023
55 Cheap, Easy Design Ideas to Instantly Update Your HomeDesign Ideas
These foolproof ideas will help you transform every room of your home without breaking the bank.
Aug 1, 2023
The Right Way to Paint IKEA Furniture
Make all your IKEA hacks and upgrades really count by painting them the right way.
Jul 30, 2023
6 Home Safety Features Everyone Should Know How to Find
Home Projects
According to pros.
Jul 25, 2023
This IKEA Hack Turns a Modern HEMNES Dresser into a Vintage Heirloom
Home Projects
The DIYer behind this design was a total novice when she completed the project, and she has some smart insights to share.
Jul 24, 2023
If You Love Thrifting, You Need To Know About Shopping “The Bins”
Home Projects
You probably haven’t shopped a Goodwill like this before.
Jul 22, 2023
The Affordable Patio Material You've Never Heard of (but Need to Know)
Home Projects
You know pavers and gravel, but what about “chat?”
Jul 21, 2023
This Mural-Loving DIYer’s Must-Have Tool for Bold Paint Projects
Home Projects
This DIYer’s home is filled with tons of paint projects, large and small. Here’s the tool she says was essential for pulling them off.
Jul 18, 2023
9 Things Sneakily Making Your Home Feel Hot in the Summer
Home Projects
If you just can’t seem to get your home to a comfortable temperature, you might have one of these factors to blame.
Jul 14, 2023
If You Can Do Basic Math, You Can Build This Simple DIY Home Bar
Home Projects
Feeling comfortable using your drill to install shelves at home? This DIY isn’t too much harder, and you don’t even need any additional power tools.
Jul 12, 2023
8 Under-$100 Tools an Experienced Home Repair Taskrabbit Swears By
Home Projects
She depends on these tools to get her hundreds of home repair jobs done, from hanging artwork to sawing wood to doing minor plumbing repairs.
Jul 6, 2023
These $15 Picture Hooks Require No Tools and Hold Up to 65 PoundsProjects & Improvements
Even better? You can install them in minutes.
Jul 4, 2023
8 Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper Tips from a TikToker Who’s Tested Dozens
Home Projects
This is the must-know intel from a DIYer who’s mastered the art of peel-and-stick.
Jun 30, 2023
5 Bad Habits Your Plumber Wishes You'd Stop Right Now
Home Projects
Are you guilty of any of these?
Jun 28, 2023
9 Cheap Ways to Stay Cool with Things You Already Have at Home
Don’t pack away your winter scarves just yet.
Jun 19, 2023
Hate Using Painter’s Tape? This Tool Could Be Your New Favorite Thing.
Home Projects
The tool promised paint prep time that was four times faster, so I put that claim to the test. Here’s what I thought.
Jun 15, 2023
The Most Common Home Repair Mistake a Taskrabbit Sees on the Job
Home Projects
And how to avoid it.
Jun 5, 2023
Did You Know You Can Use a Tablet Stylus With the Apple MacBook?Projects & Improvements
The Macbook Air and the Macbook Pro laptops are both known for their best in class touch pad. Accurate and smooth to the touch, nothing really compares. Love your Macbook touch pad? Find even more reasons to love it and pick up a stylus for tablet style pen input on your Mac. Pair it with a software package that takes advantage of the capacitive touch pad and stylus compatibility.
May 27, 2023
I Tried 3 Rental-Safe Cabinet Upgrades — And Was Surprised by My Fave
Home Projects
My kitchen cabinets desperately needed a new look, so I put three reversible transformations to the test.
May 26, 2023