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How to Make Over $1,000 a Month by Blogging

Monetize your content and add a new revenue stream.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose originally started blogging to improve his name recognition and drive more customers to his financial planning business. However, as he got to know …

Thought Leadership

Incredible home offices that might be a distraction!

Working from home is made that bit easier when you have a gorgeous office to use, but the question is, how can you make a professional space just …

J. K. Rowling

Make a Copper and Marble Serving Tray

This copper and marble tray was a classic case of “I can make that!” when I saw this one at Terrain. Just glue some copper handles to a piece of …

DIY

Natural Branch Coasters

Making a set of branch coasters from a fallen tree will allow the beauty of that wood to live on and tell the story in its rings. When you are out …

Woodworking

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9 Things the Most Relaxing Bedrooms Always Have

Having a quiet, soothing bedroom entirely devoted to relaxing has helped me manage stress in ways a gym membership, occasional spa splurge, or that generous pour of after-work wine haven't. Don't get me wrong – I still re-visit all of those vices, but feeling excited to spend waking hours in a room …

9 most common mistakes when decorating a home: take notes!

We talk a lot about how to capture certain aesthetics, but do you know what might be even more helpful? Discussing what we absolutely shouldn't EVER …

Home Decorating

DIY Modern Asymmetrical Brass Branch Light

Some of you may not have this problem, or even be aware that a problem like this could exist in this day and age, but for those of us who live with …

DIY

15 Ways to Style the Modern Bookshelf

A bookshelf is definitely much more than just a space to stack up all those books. Modern bookshelves are fabulous decorative pieces all on their own …

Interior Design

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

The 1 Breathtaking Way to Transform Your Wall With Paint

<i>This post originally appeared in Martha Stewart.</i><p>One way to dress up a room is to hang art. Another? Transform a plain wall into a gorgeous installation. This subtle ombré technique is actually quite simple (a slightly imperfect flow looks more interesting and organic anyway). Start at the top with …

8 things you need to know about window glazing

<b>Do you want to restore your home to its former glory with new windows? Are you unsure about where to start or what's the best option for your …

Home Improvement

8 smart ways to maximize spaces

Lots to store and too little space—sounds familiar? Every other day we lament about the paucity of space at home for our ever increasing personal …

Living Rooms

Sunken Gardens And Backyards Blend Privacy And Closeness To Nature

Building a sunken seating area or fire pit is a neat trick that architects sometimes use when they want to create an unobstructed view of the garden …

Landscaping

The 4-Step Guide to Getting Paid to Do What You Love

How to turn a skill into a business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to get paid to do something they love. But, loving a thing -- and even being good at it -- isn't enough.<p>"I love sitting on my hammock and watching my kids play, but I haven't figured out …

Entrepreneurship

Under $100: Every Item Your Home Needs to Stay Fresh in 2017

Even those of us who resent chore charts and dread tedious tasks can't deny the bliss that follows a good cleanup. We're not in it for the shiny …

15 Modern Chandeliers We Love: Annual Guide 2017

Chandeliers and pendants are the jewelry of a home: Without them, you have a totally passable ensemble, but with them, you have pizazz...a chance to …

Interior Design

Interior Design, Home Decorating and More

DIY<p>5 Clever New Uses for Things You Might Find in Your Garage<p>Golf Tee as a Garden Marker<p>Plunk a tee next to every perennial bulb you plant and …

Interior Design

Control any appliance in your home w/ this Wi-Fi smart plug 2-pack for $16 Prime shipped<p>Gosund (99% positive feedback lifetime) offers its 2-pack of …

11 Home Libraries That Will Inspire You to Hit the Books

It’s time to get literary.<p>A home library (sort of like a swanky laundry room) is the ultimate indulgence. It's chic, scholarly and straight-up …

Storage Ideas

9 Laundry Rooms That Will Actually Make You Excited About Laundry Day

Here’s to actually enjoying washing and folding clothes.<p>Unlike Fri-yay, laundry day probably isn't the moment you anxiously await all week long— …

Interior Design

7 dramatic home library ideas

Yes, please<p>When you can’t visit grand libraries with stunning architecture whenever you want, the next best thing might be a spectacular display of books right at home. Indeed, for bibliophiles with a design bent, building a home library might mean ditching generic bookshelves for clever built-in …

Architecture

Stylish Bedrooms with Bold Beds & Headboards

(Image credit: Kate Headley for Lindsay Speace)<p>On average, a person sleeps a staggering 9,125 days or 25 years in their lifetime, so why not slumber …

Interior Design

12 Brilliant IKEA Hacks for Your Kitchen

Do you have Pottery Barn taste but a flea market budget? Kitchen renovations can easily cost tens of thousands of dollars, but you can hack your way …

12 Easy DIY Ways to Transform Your Walls

Sticking close to home for the holidays? Keep busy (and get crafty!) with one of these 12 easy DIY decorating ideas. Simply choose some color …

Home Decorating

29 Ways To Create The Reading Nook Of Your Dreams

Make your book time a little cozier.

15 Design Secrets to Steal From Professional Home Stagers

Trust the professionals when they say details really do matter.<p>If you're a fan of HGTV, you appreciate the power of home stagers — a.k.a. the people who sweep in after a makeover and turn the shell of a house into a warm and inviting home. Use their secrets in your own abode to make it just as …

Home Decorating

10 Budget-Friendly Kitchen Pendant Lights

<b>Damen Pendant Light</b><b>, $50 at Crate & Barrel</b>: If you like the bare bulb look, this pendant is the perfect pick. The tiny shade is made out of aluminum …

Kitchens

Minimalists Agree—This Is How You Decorate a Clutter-Free Space

With life pummeling forward at such a rapid pace, we all need a sanctuary to come home to and escape the world. This is exactly the approach Collin …