Judi Estes

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Once a Neglected Potting Shed, Now a Glamorous Escape

This garden getaway may be the most romantic wedding gift ever.<p>Tucked under lush vines and peach trees is the most romantic wedding gift we've ever seen.

The Perfect Houseplants for Every Spot in Your Home

Fill an awkward, empty space with one of these beautiful indoor plants.<p>Not all houseplants are made equally. Some require more sun, more water, more warmth, and so on. If you're struggling to figure out the perfect variety to fill a naked spot in your home, use this guide to pick from all our …

20 Charming Flower-Covered Entryways

10 Mistakes You Make Buying Plants

Before you hit up the nursery, take note.<p>Nursery owner Flora Grubb offers words of advice for your next garden center visit.

5 Design Takeaways From a Beautiful Bathroom Reno

Goodbye, "dark and cramped yellow time capsule." Hello, cozy-yet-sophisticated oasis.<p>As part of the spring 2015 One Room Design Challenge — a biannual blogger event organized by the blog Calling it Home — 20 bloggers accepted the challenge of completely making over a single space in their homes in …

9 DIYs to Cozy Up Your Backyard

Set the scene for summer gatherings with these stylish updates.<p>Set the scene for summer gatherings with these stylish updates.

This Sunny Porch Went From Worn to Wonderful

It took a determined DIYer to see past the "before."<p>When Sarah Gaylor purchased her grandmother's house, she got more than a classic American foursquare to call her own. The 113-year-old property came with a porch that was so neglected, it looked as if it could fall down at any moment.<p>Sarah …

12 Sneaky Storage Tricks for a Tiny Bathroom

There's more room in those slim spaces and tight corners than you think.<p>Keep everything you need right at your fingertips — but off your countertops.


9 Lovely Plants That Can Stand Up to Drought

A Laundry Room That Begs You to Stay Awhile

Seriously, this utility space rivals even the most stylish living room.<p>If we could describe the average laundry room in a word, it would be "joyless." It's a space dedicated to carrying out a dreaded chore, where often the only frills are on your linens. That's why this makeover by Sharon of the …

Laundry Rooms

This Curvy Townhouse Will Transport You to the 1970s

Yet there isn't a shag rug to be found.<p>Unlike the midcentury trends leading up to the decade, the 1970s tends to be cringeworthy rather than celebrated. Granted, super-shag rugs and polyester don't inspire the way a classic Eames chair does, but the decade did have its high points. For example: …


10 Ways to Create a Colorful, Vintage-Style Kitchen

Take cues from Junk Gypsy Jolie Sikes-Smiths's charming, kick-off-your-boots cooking space.<p>Jolie Sikes-Smith knows a thing or two about making flea market finds look fresh. Along with her mom and sister, she runs the Junk Gypsies shop and stars in the Junk Gypsies show. Here's how she filled her …

12 Sneaky Ways to Hide Household Eyesores

Camouflage your home's ugly (but necessary) spots.<p>Camouflage your home's ugly (but necessary) spots.

Holus brings 3D holograms to the home and office

Can we truly say mobile technology puts the world in our hands, when all we can see is 2D images in a flat (or slightly curved) screen? Technology continues to improve and I say it’s time for the true next-generation devices to hit the store shelves. VR and Augmented reality are the first things …

Augmented Reality

Charlotte Pastor, Wife Lose Newborn Child Days After Their 2-Year-Old Son Dies in Tragic Crash

A Charlotte, North Carolina, pastor and his wife have been hit by unthinkable tragedy, losing their 2-year-old son and newborn child in just matter of days. The couple’s newborn son died on Monday, two days after a car accident claimed the life of their eldest son, WCNC-TV reported.<p>Gentry and …

North Carolina

Marine Who Refused to Remove a Bible Reference Posted in Her Work Station Was Court-Martialed and Given a Bad-Conduct Discharge. Now, She’s Fighting Back.

When Marine veteran Monifa Sterling arrived to work one day in May 2013, she found that the three copies of the inspirational Bible verse that she hung in her workspace had been torn down and tossed in the trash, according to her attorney.<p>Monifa Sterling (Wynona Benson Photography/Courtesy of …


WWII love letters tell of romance and tragedy

It was not until three years after her mother died in 1990 that DeRonda Elliott opened the suitcase containing the letters her parents exchanged during World War II.<p>Despite her mother’s urging, she had never been able to bring herself to read them. It was her parents’ private story. Her father, …


Love Locks Removed From Pont des Arts Bridge in Paris: Pictures