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11 beautiful ways to use stone beds in your gardens

Gardens are a wonderful addition to any property, that's a given, but the amount of up-keep they can require puts so many people off! We understand …

Our 15 Favorite Fabulous Online Sources for Rugs

A rug has the power to completely transform a room like few other home decor items, but they can be a bit of a headache to shop for considering there …

Home Decorating

Great Ways To Transform Small Spaces With Adult Loft Beds

Unlike bunk beds which in a home are usually associated with kids, loft beds can be quite sophisticated and they can also be used by adults. In fact, …

A 365-Square-Foot Swedish Apartment (With a Killer Kitchen)

(Image credit: Anders Bergstedt for Entrance)<p>What do you do with a tiny apartment with a really tall ceiling? Go vertical, of course. The Swedes are …

Gothenburg

5 clever ways mirrors boost your home's feng shui

Whether or not you actually believe in feng shui, the fact that many people do means that it must be at least worth a thought, right? Well, it's …

Fresh Color Combinations: Colors that Go With Teal

What is teal color? Teal is a deep blue-green, another name for dark cyan. The color gets its name from the colored feathers around the eyes of the …

9 Ingenious Tricks to Make Your Bathroom Look Expensive

With the average bathroom remodel tapping in at nearly $18,000, we wouldn't blame you for throwing in the (bath) towel on retiling your loo in onyx …

The World's Most Beautiful Built-In Bookcases

Bookcases are always beautiful, because they're full of books. But this post is devoted to bookshelves that are especially beautiful, and the shelves …

5 Switch Plate Upgrades That Prove It's All in the Details

Bid those plastic peach covers adieu<p>Consider the lowly switch plate: cheap and plastic, pasty in color, and typically overlooked by even the most discerning aesthete. We obsess over paints and wallpapers and even the color of the trim, but by actually treating your switch plate covers with a little …

Beautiful Blue Kitchen Design Ideas

01 of 30<p>Beautiful Blue Kitchens<p>From classic cobalt to dreamy turquoise nothing refreshes a dull kitchen like a livable hue. To help you find the …

Creative Ideas for Covering Unsightly Breaker Boxes

Breaker boxes and electrical panels are necessary items and it's a bummer when they stick out like a sore thumb in a space you've worked hard on to …

Laundry Rooms

Find Out Which Paint Color Is the Most Popular in Your Home State

Picking a paint color for your home can feel like a huge decision, especially with all the Pinterest-perfect neutrals and trendy pastels to choose from. And when it comes to nationwide preferences, people only grow more divided. In case you’ve ever wondered how your tastes compared to everyone else …

Sick pine tree on your property? This could be the culprit

If you have a pine tree on your property, this is a good time to inspect it for signs of infestation by Zimmerman pine moth larvae. They are a major source of damage to Scots, Austrian and other pines in the Midwest, according to Sharon Yiesla, plant knowledge specialist at the Plant Clinic of The …

Handyman: Lessen impact of sun’s UV rays on your home

The sun is often the topic of conversation in southeast Michigan, in part because we only have 180 days per year of sunny days on average. And while …

What the Heck Are Heat Pumps?

What the heck is a heat pump? Many of us try to stay up to speed on the latest and greatest clean energy technology. We’ve replaced our old …

3 Tips on Hiring a Bathroom Remodeling Contractor

So, you’ve decided to hire a professional bathroom remodeling contractor—smart move. While a bathroom remodel is conceivably a DIY (do it yourself) …