Melissa Jean

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The 14 Most Essential Ways to Cook an Egg

Eggs sure have a lot going for them — you can buy them anywhere, they last for a few weeks in the fridge, they're inexpensive, and they do magical …

DIY Tree Stump Side Table

Furniture doesn’t have to be expensive! Especially smaller pieces like accent tables or coffee tables. Using natural branches and other parts of …

Overdyed and Persian Rugs, Home Designs

Have you noticed the plethora of rugs in saturated hues that are increasingly appearing on the floors of our favorite interiors?! <b>Overdyed rugs</b> are …

Planning A Homemade Halloween Full Of Spooky Decorations

<b>Decorating the house</b> and getting it <b>ready for Halloween</b> is the most fun part for a lot of people. Sure, kids enjoy to go trick or treat and to shop …

Garden-to-Table Recipe: Spicy Spinach from 66 Square Feet

I used to grow vegetables in all-day sun. Then we moved from Brooklyn to Manhattan, and shade happened. On our new terrace in Harlem I had no idea, …

Spices

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16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

15 Cozy Fireplaces That Will Keep You Warm All Year Long

It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly nights.<p>The hearth is the center of the home. From detailed stonework to stunning marble, these fireplaces will turn any living space — a study, bedroom, you name it — into a relaxing oasis.

Interior Design

How to Clean Your Doors & Light Switch Covers

<i>Shifrah's here with her progress of the current Weekend Project:</i> Well, this is embarrassing. As much as I tend to be meticulous about house chores, I …

How to Do a Closet Inventory (And Why You Should)

Do you know what's in your closet? Like, way in there? Do you ever find two or three of the (nearly or exactly) same clothing items because you …

10 Surprising Things You Can Clean in Your Dishwasher

The things you didn't know you could put in the dishwasher.<p>Your dishwasher has been holding out on you. Sure, "dishes" are in the name, but this machine can clean so much more.<p><b>1. Kitchen exhaust filter</b>Avoid getting messy, gunky oil buildup on your filter by cleaning it in the dishwasher once a …

Cleaning

10 Designer Tricks to a Perfectly-Styled Coffee Table

8 Jaw-Dropping Furniture Makeovers

Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs specialize in the restoration of vintage and antique furniture. Here, we take a look at some of the cherished pieces they've given new life.<p>Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs …

Forager’s Guide: Are Those Mushrooms Edible?

Are those mushrooms edible? The weekend forager needs to know. Handing out life and death in equal measure, the fungi family is a fascinating one. So …

Gardening

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Cleaning

9 Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<p>These mix-it-yourself cleaners use environmentally friendly ingredients — like baking soda and vinegar — and are quite inexpensive. If you've run out of your favorite cleaning solution, don't run to the store; try one of these …

Cleaning

How to Set the Table for a Casual Sunday Supper

Lulu Lytle, the cofounder of London-based home-furnishings company Soane, keeps dinner casual in her eat-in kitchen. "The drama comes from the table," she says.<p><i>Photo: James Mortimer</i><p><b>1. Colorful Details</b>A red rim elevates this simple white everyday china. Abbesses Plates, from $8 each. …

Storage Ideas

Paint Finishes: What to Choose From, When to Use Them

(Image credit: Laure Joliet for Jonathan's "What I Did Last Summer" Rental on a Budget)<p>When picking a paint, the hue certainly stands out as the main …

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

How To Fake A Lived-In Look For Your Housewarming Party

Planning a housewarming party but worry your house still looks new-space sterile? Here are 8 quick, easy tips to give guests the impression that you've already made this home your own.<p><i>Passports & Pancakes</i><p><b>1. Don't think "perfect"—think YOU</b><p>It's a housewarming party, not a photo shoot—your guests are …

10 Craft Supplies You'll Never Regret Keeping in Stock

(Image credit: Marianne Brown)<p>Everyone knows that a key ingredient to having a bit more creativity and craft in your life is having the right …