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7 Lost Household Arts You Should Revive

Rediscover the joys of what grandma used to do.<p>Rediscover the joys — and cheap-living benefits — of what grandma used to do.


Ask a Designer: How Do I Decorate a Small Bathroom?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about decorating a small bathroom. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future …

Ralph Lauren

Turn Any Table Into A Major Storage Spot

Ever look under a clothed table at somebody else's house? You might be surprised what lies beneath.<p>Here, we take a look at chic tablecloths (not intended for the dining table) that are perfect for covering up clutter (think books, baskets, and bags!).<p>Interior design by Alex Papchristidis. …

Interior Design

The One Item You Already Own That Can Prevent Painting Mistakes

Stock up on this one item when you start your next painting project.<p>Unless you're an expert with a brush, you're likely to create at least a small amount of spillage when you're painting your house. But, thanks to this easy trick, you can keep your floors clean and walls drip-free without even …

Home Improvement

10 stylish home DIY projects that look like expensive store-bought items --> http://on.apttherapy.com/Dg8Obq

Things You Should Never, Ever Clean With

And the items you could be destroying if you do<p><b>1.Vinegar:</b> Using vinegar on hardwood floors, natural tiles, and granite countertops can damage the finish causing them to appear dull.<p><b>2.Soap/detergent:</b> Using soaps and detergents can be harsh and damage rugs and leather—it can also leave behind residue.<p>…

Cast Iron Cookware

Do You Have These Deadly Plants at Home?

Keep your kids and pets away from these popular picks.<p>We're not saying you can't keep them. But watch pets and kids closely — they might get sick (or worse) from eating these leaves and flowers. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.