Karen Pagan

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4 Impossibly Stylish Ways to Make Two-Toned Cabinets Work in Your Kitchen

The idea that your kitchen cabinets need to be the same color—or even made from the same material—isn’t such a hard-and-fast rule any more. Two-toned …

Kitchens

These mortgages pay for home renovations

Many people don't realize that there are renovation loans that can help pay for your housing upgrades.<p>Whether you need a new roof or your kitchen is …

Personal Finance

11 Alcove Shower Design Ideas for Every Style

You might not be familiar with the term “alcove shower,” but we’d be willing to bet you’ve seen dozens before. Whether you’re ready to dive into a …

Interior Design

10 Photos That Will Convince You to Get a Concrete Bathroom Floor

A concrete bathroom floor may feel like a bold choice — but in many homes, it's the right one. So grab your checkbook: These 10 photos are …

Interior Design

The rose expert on the wonder of a career spent breeding his favourite flowers – and finally having his own rose garden, at the age of 92<p>Look at a rose bred by David Austin and you may assume it has been wreathing cottage doorways and filling vases since time immemorial. And yet Austin’s blooms, …

Gardening

This Is The Perfect Haint Blue for Your Porch

When it comes to coastal design, there’s no denying: Blue is classic. And haint blue? Well it’s definitely at the top of the list.<p>The tradition of …

South Carolina

15 Shows On Netflix With Near-Perfect IMDB Scores

Ever notice how, when you're in the mood for a new TV show, most of the decision making process involves weeding through all the options on Netflix? …

Entertainment

Kablan magnetic porcelain tiles eliminate glue, grout and probably a few mistakes

<b>In the new factory-fast prefab world, this is an attractive solution poles apart from the old way of doing floors.</b><p>We talk often about Open Building, …

Home Improvement

This Tote Bag Organizer Had a 5,000-Person Waiting List and It’s Finally Available

I love my unstructured leather tote bag—a camel-colored one from Cuyana. It takes me from the office to the gym and holds everything I could want to …

Sewing

How to Change the Color of Hydrangeas

Can you change the colors of hydrangea flowers? It depends on your type of hydrangea and your soil pH. We’ll explain how to change color from blue to …

Gardening

New Kitchen Takes Its Cue From the Home’s Traditional Style

Locale Design Build<p><i>Photos by Brandon Stengel of Farm Kid Studios</i><p><b>Kitchen at a Glance</b> <b><br>Who lives here:</b> A couple with three kids <b><br>Location:</b> Minneapolis<b><br>Size:</b> …

Kitchens

A Polished SF Home With a Contemporary Take On Old-School Character

This 1925 abode is an architectural gem.<p>The home was perfect. “They loved the landscape—the meadow, oak trees, swimming pool,” says architect Andrew …

Interior Design

Linen Woman Apron, Japan Apron, Man Apron, Linen Apron, Pinafore Apron, Apron for Woman, Apron for Man, No-ties Apron, Square Cross Apron,

This Japanese apron is made of 100 pct natural linen, pre-washed, stone washed. Ideal for use both in the kitchen and in the studio, in the café, pub or restaurant. The front has two large pockets roomy.<p>Color: Natural, Sky blue, Navy blue, Chocolate, Graphite<br>Material: 100% linen, pre-washed, …

Electrical Box Mounting Jig

Mount a roomful of electrical boxes at the same height by creating a box-mounting jig. Cut a notch (sized to the depth of the electrical boxes you’re …

Woodworking

Women’s Lingerie | Fashion Lingerie Online

Free shipping on all UK orders over £70. International delivery available. Find the perfect fit, returns are free.<p>Free shipping on all UK orders over …

Women's RHS Tremont Tall Boots

Simply stated, the <i>RHS Tremont</i> may just be the most attractive and comfortable boots you’ll ever wear in unpredictable weather. With its slim profile, …

You’ll Never Regret Painting Your Entire House in This Color

Take your neutrals game up a notch by painting your entire home in an unexpected hue. Our favorite of the moment is Farrow & Ball Pale Powder (No. …

Mini ponds for compact gardens

Of all the ingredients that make up a garden – trees, boundaries, seating areas, planted beds, lawns – in my experience there is nothing that captures the interest of the visitor time and time again quite like a water feature. Place one in any plot and it is hands down the first thing our eyes are …

Gardening

Before-and-After Porch Makeovers That You Need to See to Believe

This Porch Was Just a Stoop<p>Prior to the renovation, the entrance to the 600-square-foot cottage was just a stoop.<p>Now It’s a Classic Southern Porch<p>The …

Ceramic garden koi | Fish in the Garden | Beautiful Garden Sculpture

Hermione de Paula Bridal & Wedding Dress Collection Spring 2019

See the Spring 2019 wedding dresses from Hermione de Paula bridal.

A Melbourne Victorian’s Contemporary Overhaul by Hecker Guthrie

In the stylish Prahran suburb of Melbourne, multidisciplinary design firm Hecker Guthrie transformed a grand Victorian family home into a …

This "Easy Way to Thread a Needle" Hack Looks Great, But I Can't Get It to Work With Machine Needles

Is it me, or is the trick fugazi?<p>If you regularly use a sewing machine and have declining eyesight, you know that threading that damn needle is the …

How to grow clematis

<b>With such a small footprint yet huge flowering potential, clematis are a must for any garden, no matter what its size. Anne Swithinbank explains how</b> …

Check Out This Free Digital Collection of 6,000 19th-Century Children's Books

The University of Florida Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature has a digital archive of 6,000 children’s books from the 19th and early …

10 Awesome Historical Fantasy Novels By Women

I love both historical fiction and fantasy, so books that combine both are like honey. While it seems like these genres should be quite …

HAPPY HANDYMAN: Three ways to take care of cracks in concrete

Today I want to talk to you about cracks in concrete, driveways and sidewalks. I know you probably think that a small little crack is nothing to get …

Can I reuse old potting soil? | Gardener's Supply

YES, you can use the old soil in your pots, planters and raised beds. Just start the season with a special boost that ensures good results. With a …

Gardening

Why We Love House Plan 1975

Designed by architect C. Brandon Ingram Design, Dogwood Place comes in at 2,992 square feet. It has four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms, and …

Freshwater is an electric debut novel from a major new talent

Akwaeke Emezi’s first book is steeped in Igbo cosmology.<p>Reading <i>Freshwater</i>, the extraordinary debut novel from Akwaeke Emezi, feels like watching the beginning of something big: The book is so shivery, so electric, that the first coherent thought you can put together as you read is that you’re …

Books