The 13 Best Houseplants for Your Bathroom, According to Plant ExpertsPlants & Yard
Here's the dirt on which plants thrive in bathrooms (and which don't).
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Have a Small Bathroom? Here are 43 Genius Ways to Spruce Up Your SpaceProjects & Improvements
Just because your bathroom is small doesn't mean you need to skimp on style.
Feb 16, 2024
Hairspray on Fresh Flowers Is Out — Instead, Try This Pro-Favorite Trick
PLANTS & YARD
Ever wonder how florists keep corsages looking so good without water? This is the answer.
Feb 14, 2024
9 Easy Tips to Turn You from an Orchid Killer to an Orchid Master
PLANTS & YARD
Orchids are intimidating, but these tips will help you master them.
Feb 3, 2024
100 of Our Favorite Plant Displaying Ideas of All TimePlants & Yard
These creative, beautiful, weird, and wild plant displays are inspiring.
Feb 1, 2024
Sewing by Hand Is the "Adulting" Skill Everyone Should HaveProjects & Improvements
Learn these six common stitches and you can apply them to a myriad of projects.
Jan 31, 2024
19 Brilliant Bathroom Wall Storage IdeasDesign Ideas
We've got solutions.
Jan 30, 2024
The Easiest Houseplants to Propagate, According to Pros
PLANTS & YARD
What's better than one houseplant? A whole collection of them that you scored for free.
Jan 23, 2024
35 White Bathroom Ideas That Deserve a Spot on Your Vision Board
Style
White doesn't have to be boring. Discover white bathroom ideas that will make your space crisp, clean, and cozy.
Jan 19, 2024
The Best Online Sources for the Art Lover on a BudgetDesign Ideas
Build your collection without breaking the bank.
Jan 18, 2024
How to Fix Every Broken, Stuck, and Stubborn Zipper Ever
PROJECTS & IMPROVEMENTS
These are common problems with surprisingly simple solutions.
Jan 4, 2024
11 Great Budget Sources for Buying Plants OnlinePlants & Yard
Get your plant shopping done from the comfort of your home.
Dec 27, 2023
20 Budget-Friendly Bedroom Ideas for a Chic SpaceDesign Ideas
Try these transformative tips and tricks.
Dec 27, 2023
How to Unshrink Sweaters and Save Your Favorite ClothesCleaning
Don't pass that shrunken cashmere down to your five-year-old niece just yet — there might be hope.
Dec 19, 2023
8 Ways to Add Moisture to the Air Without a HumidifierCleaning
Don't dry out this winter.
Dec 16, 2023
The Perfect Way to Use Wrapping Paper That’s Too Pretty to Toss
PROJECTS & IMPROVEMENTS
Whether your style is minimalist or maximalist, Scandi or glam, there's an idea here for you.
Dec 13, 2023
36 Dreamy Minimalist Bedroom Ideas to Inspire YouDesign Ideas
Here are chic minimalist bedrooms to inspire your next design.
Dec 12, 2023
7 Uses for Tension Rods You’ve Never Thought OfOrganizing
Few things are as versatile as the humble tension rod. They are cheap and totally removable.
Dec 11, 2023
Learn This Skill, and You’ll Never Have to Toss a Broken Lamp AgainProjects & Improvements
You'll only need a few basic tools, plus about $15 in materials.
Dec 11, 2023
How to Unclog a Toilet With or Without a PlungerProjects & Improvements
There's a right way, and a wrong way.
Dec 11, 2023
11 Ways to Get Rid of Pet OdorsCleaning
Pets — we love them like family, but let’s face it: we could do without all of the smells that come along with them. From litter boxes to bad breath to just general pet odor, these animal funks can, unfortunately, become the one thing guests remember most about your home, no matter how well decorated it may be. Here are a few of our favorite tips to get rid of pet smells, from the simple to the extreme.
Dec 11, 2023
11 Easy Ways to Reduce Dust in Your HomeCleaning
It feels like no matter what you do or how often you clean, there's always a layer of dust waiting to settle on to every surface in your home.
Dec 11, 2023
38 Small Living Rooms that Are Larger-Than-LifeDesign Ideas
Small room does not equal small style.
Dec 11, 2023
How To Make Homemade Reed DiffusersProjects & Improvements
Ban those plug-in air fresheners for good.
Dec 11, 2023
How To Recaulk a BathtubProjects & Improvements
If you’re looking for a way to make your bathroom feel cleaner and brighter, try recaulking your bathtub. It takes a couple of hours to remove the old caulk and apply the new caulk, but it’s definitely worth it! Here’s how I recaulked my own bathtub in a few easy steps. Ready to give your bathtub a makeover? Great! Here’s what you need to get started.
Dec 11, 2023
4 Easy Ways to Open a Paint Can Like a ProProjects & Improvements
Even seasoned DIYers might not be able to name all four. Can you?
Dec 6, 2023
Dos & Don’ts for #LoftBedLifeDesign Ideas
It's the space-maximizing furniture piece every small-space dweller should consider. And these are the dos and don'ts of living with one.
Dec 5, 2023
10 Need-to-Know Secrets for Lint-Free Clothes, ForeverCleaning
You can devote part of your chaotic morning to lint-rolling yourself to perfection, but it helps to have other ideas on deck to get all that cottony debris off you quickly.
Dec 4, 2023
This Surprising (Super Cheap) Drug Store Product Can Clean Just About AnythingCleaning
Get rid of everything from coffee stains to clogged drains.
Dec 4, 2023
4 (Free!) Dry Skin Remedies You Can Steal from the KitchenLife
Getting the moisture your skin craves doesn't have to mean purchasing an expensive cream or braving the elements with a trip to the drugstore.
Dec 4, 2023
Combine These Two Kitchen Staples for the Softest Skin EverLife
I am all about homemade skincare, and this one is the OG skin treatment and the quickest way to get the softest skin of your life.
Nov 30, 2023
57 of the Very Best Small Kitchen Ideas that Have Larger-than-Life StyleDesign Ideas
So you’ve got a tiny kitchen. Whether it’s in a rental apartment or something to call your own, you might have a foot of counter space, a few kitchen cabinets, and maybe a wall to work with, if you’re lucky. Not a ton of room to get creative, but give us an inch and we’ll give you a mile of small kitchen organization ideas and decorating inspiration.
Nov 28, 2023
How to Use a Tape Measure the Right WayProjects & Improvements
We definitely just learned a few new things.
Nov 15, 2023
The 59 Best Kitchen Cabinet Organization Ideas of All TimeOrganizing
You need to tailor your storage decisions to the ways that will best serve you and how you work in the kitchen. So here are over 50 real photos for inspiration.
Nov 10, 2023
11 Full Size Modern Loft Beds for Your Tiny ApartmentDesign Ideas
There's nothing childish about these beds.
Nov 9, 2023
7 Renter-Friendly Ways To Hang Curtains Without DrillingProjects & Improvements
You can put away your drill now.
Nov 1, 2023
22 Green Living Room Ideas That Are So SereneDesign Ideas
Go green in your living room. You won't regret it.
Nov 2, 2023
The Best Editor-Tested Pillows for Side SleepersLife
Sweet dreams are made of this.
Oct 31, 2023
The Truth About Whether Your Planters Really Need Drainage Holes
PLANTS & YARD
The answer might surprise you.
Oct 24, 2023
These Are the ONLY Steps You'll Need to Fold a Fitted SheetCleaning
You’ll never have to struggle with this frustrating task again!
Oct 26, 2023
How to Remove Candle Wax from Just About AnythingCleaning
Fabrics, hardwoods, walls, oh my!
Oct 19, 2023
The Best Editor-Tested Bath Towels You Can Buy Right NowDesign Ideas
We found the best of every type of bath towel.
Oct 13, 2023
Our Best Thrifting Tips for National Thrift Shop DayLife
It’s hard to believe that it’s already been six years since Macklemore and Ryan Lewis captured the zeitgeist of mainstream tag-popping and bin-scouring with their runaway hit song, Thrift Shop. But while hippies and hipsters come and go, the joy of thrift shopping and treasure hunting is forever—so I rounded up some of my favorite tips for National Thrift Shopping Day, culled from my decade of prior experience as the editor of budget living magazine Shoestring.
Oct 3, 2023
Everything You Need to Know About Hanging Curtains Like a ProProjects & Improvements
This project transforms your space — if you do it right, that is. Here's what you need to know.
Sep 30, 2023
16 Ways to Squeeze Extra Storage Out of a Small ClosetOrganizing
Living in a little apartment can have its own special joys, but small closets aren't one of them.
Sep 28, 2023
The 17 Most Fun Games to Play with Friends (Because Adults Can Have Joy Too)Life
Bring people together, break the ice, or just provide old friends with new tricks.
Sep 5, 2023
18 Seriously Smart Ways to Squeeze Every Inch Out of Your Bedroom StorageOrganizing
Here are seven smart ways to fit more storage in your bedroom without making it feel too cramped.
Sep 5, 2023
10 Things You Should Never Do With a Magic EraserCleaning
They're kind of amazing.
Aug 29, 2023
50 Cheap or Free Things to Do in the Fall
Living
Here’s how to embrace the season without breaking the bank.
Sep 23, 2019
We Tested Three Methods for Removing Tomato Sauce Stains and This One Won OutCleaning
No matter how careful you are, tomato sauce always has a sneaky way of making it onto your favorite shirt — here's how 3 different stain removal methods stack up.
Aug 15, 2023
The 30 Greatest Decluttering Tips of All TimeOrganizing
"Keep what you need and what makes you happy" is enough of a north star for some people. But many of us need a little extra guidance to help decide what's worth keeping.
Aug 15, 2023
What Exactly is Permanent Press and When to Use ItCleaning
Plus, other laundry settings you need to know.
Aug 14, 2023
No Central Air? Here Are 4 Ways to Stay Cool During a Dangerous Heat Wave Projects & Improvements
Learn how to protect yourself in dangerously hot heat — even without central AC.
Aug 11, 2023
How to Tape Moving Boxes the Correct Way So You Don't Ruin All Your StuffReal Estate
Learn how to tape your boxes up right so you don't ruin your precious box of kitchenware.
Aug 11, 2023
I Finally Figured Out What Those Tiny Red Bugs That Pop Up Periodically AreCleaning
You know them by their size (smaller than a pinhead) and their color (bright red). But what exactly are these tiny red bugs?
Aug 10, 2023
A 615-Square-Foot Portland Rental Is Full of DIYs and Clever Rental Hacks
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Gretchen's superpower is finding amazing pieces for her home on a budget. Through thrifting and DIY, she's been able to find stylish items AND make incredible additions to complete her trendy Portland one-bedroom apartment.
Aug 10, 2023
Cleaning the Kitchen Will Be So Much Easier With This Step-by-Step ChecklistDesign Ideas
Having a clean kitchen feels like the first step of having a completely clean house.
Aug 10, 2023
This Family of Five Lives Large in a 650-Square-Foot One-Bedroom Rental Tours
Jenny Davis and her husband, Cory, have rented this one-bedroom, 650-square-foot apartment for 15 years. They share the home with their three kids, their cat Leo, and their bearded dragon, Rexy.
Aug 9, 2023