Jennifer Carr

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Before and After: A Colorful Budget-Friendly Kitchen Update

This makeover might inspire you to take a colorful plunge in your own kitchen. This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p><i>This DIY project is courtesy of Hometalk and Dans le Lakehouse blogger, Tanya.</i><p>"When my husband and I finally found our dream home on Lake Superior, we had a very …

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Before and After: A Builder-Grade Bathroom Gets Major Personality

Don't settle for a basic bathroom.<p>It's easy to look at a builder-grade bathroom and feel defeated: That bland rectangular mirror, boring beige walls, simple countertop, and honey-colored wood. But instead of accepting defeat, blogger Centsational Girl took the bathroom in her new home as …

Before & After: A Blogger Transforms Her Childhood Dresser for Her Son's Room

See how a mom transformed a dresser with chalk paint, wax, and new hardware for her little boy's vintage aviation-themed room.<p><i>Average But Inspired via Hometalk</i><p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check</i> …

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We've come a long way since the clawfoot.<p>You still can’t have your modern art and eat it too, but at least you can make it into dessert with Modern Art Desserts by...<p>Classic or contemporary, these titles are guaranteed to appeal to burgeoning bookworms of the modernist sort.<p>The bathroom vanity is …

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8 Closets That Aren't Closets Anymore

These DIYers found extra living space in their home's smallest spots. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com<p>It's unlikely that you lament about having <i>too much</i> closet space in your home, but have you ever considered what you might gain from repurposing one altogether? We know, …

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The 10 Commandments of Organizing

Want an organized home? Follow these rules.<p>1. Keep like with like.<p>"When putting your belongings away, store them with like or similar items to keep things sensical and logical," says professional organizer and blogger Tidy Tova. So stop with the catch-alls — they might work for a short time, but …

Before & After: A Perfect Solution for an Empty Alcove

These smart bloggers filled a bare nook with style and substance. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>When you move into a new home, it's easy to fall in line with what the blueprint offers. Oddly shaped nook in your living room? Why, that's for the TV of course. The builders …

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The Most Amazing Farmhouse Renovation We've Ever Seen

One industrious couple did a top-to-bottom restoration of this 106-year-old home in just a year — prepare to be amazed.<p>In a year, Lisa and Mark Hellman did a top-to-bottom restoration of this 106-year-old home in upstate New York — and the results are breathtaking.

Easy Ways To Give Your Home A Quick Pick-Me-Up

Just like an outfit you’ve worn multiple times over the course of the year, it’s easy to get tired of your home’s style, or even just one room. …

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Modern Gumno House in Croatia Displaying a Striking Angular Geometry

When challenged to rebuild an old “gumno” (traditional farming unit in Croatia used for threshing the grains), the creative team at <b>Turato Architects</b> …

Want to Kick the Bad Habits in 2015? Use Your Home to Help You

(Image credit: Shay Spaniola)<p>What can a story about heroin addiction among U.S. servicemen in Vietnam teach you about how to live better at home? A …

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Before & After: The Power of Removing a Wall

One of the best parts of having your own space is being able to save up and work hard to make changes that suit your personal style and needs. I …

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This Book on Tidying Has Changed How I Look at My Kitchen

I, like many people, came into the new year with one <i>tiny</i> and totally reasonable goal: to completely overhaul my home and habits. Over the holidays …

Tricks for Dealing With Unexpected Stress (Without Falling Apart)

None of us know what our homes have in store for us this year. As unfortunate and as unpleasant as it is to think about, there could be all sorts of …

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

Control the Clutter: Organizing with Trays In Every Room of the House

You know the table in the room where you just put 'stuff'? Or that collection of 'things' you love, but don't really have much in common with each …

8 Surprising Uses for Plastic Wrap

Got an excess of plastic wrap? Here are 8 astonishing new uses.<p><b>1. Keep a paint roller from drying out</b><p>Are you mid-paint, ready to break for the night, but don't want your rollers to get crusty and sad by the morning? Try this tip from The Ugly Duckling House and wrap your wet paint rollers in …

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DIY V. Pro: The Only 3 Questions You Need To Make The Right Call

Before you call a professional (or consider taking on a project yourself) ask yourself our writer's three tried-and-true rules. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p><i>Since 2007, Patricia O'Dell Shackelford has been writing a blog on the passion and adventure of decorating at Mrs.</i> …

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Before and After: A Messy Closet Becomes a Crafting Nook

This formerly untidy space is completely unrecognizable now. This story originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p>"We wanted to turn a small 12'x12' bedroom into my craft/office room in our home," says Hometalk and Beneath My Heart blogger, Traci. "We started the process by turning the reach-in …

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11 Sneaky Ways to Use Adhesive Hooks

They're great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door.<p>These organizing super stars are great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door. This piece originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights

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Garden Visit: At Home with LA Artist Kelly Lamb

Not many people can lay claim to living on a historic 4.5-acre estate in the heart of Los Angeles with fabulous views of the city. An artist, …

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