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Everything You Need to Know About Roses

Is there any flower more abundant in sensory overload than a rose? Good looks, delicious scent, wonderful for cutting, easy to grow (so long as you …

Climbing

How One Family Built a Raised Vegetable Garden for Less than $200 - DIY

When my family moved into our new home the first thing we did-before the ink was even dry on the contract-was plan our vegetable garden. We were so …

Gardening

Gardening 101: Peony

Peony; <i>Paeonia</i>: “The Mistress”<p>Peonies can be shrubs or they can be trees, and one of the only sad things about living in a warm climate is it’s …

Celebrity Gossip

Planting Calendar: When to Plant Vegetables

Find the <b>best dates for planting, transplanting, and harvesting</b> vegetables, herbs, and fruit in your garden!<p>Our free <b>planting calendar</b> stretches from …

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Everything You Need to Know About Cottage Gardens

When the British garden writer Christopher Lloyd declared that “gardening, like living, should be fun,” he must have been thinking about cottage …

Architects’ 12 Favorite Blue Paints for Kitchen Cabinets (or Anywhere in the House)

Looking to dip your toe in the blue-painted cabinet trend? (See also Trend Alert: The Cult of the Blue Kitchen.) We asked a few experts in the …

Architecture

Shhh—This Is Where Interior Designers Find the Best Décor

When it comes to finding stylish, sophisticated home décor, a few names tend to crop up in our browser history. And while our love for West Elm and …

Home Decorating

The It List: 9 of Our Favorite Online Sources for Vintage Rugs

If you're a vintage hunter, you know the feeling of spotting a mind-blowingly gorgeous rug in someone's home only to hear the dreaded "oh, yes, it's …

Flea Markets

Why the country-style kitchen is back in vogue

Not so long ago, the sleek, handleless kitchen was the epitome of modern style. When minimalism held sway, a streamlined space with high-spec integrated appliances and all clutter packed behind uniform cabinet doors (save for the odd artfully placed vase of flowers or potted herb) was the design …

20 Watery Blue Paint Colors That Are Seriously Serene

Who says this hue isn't a neutral?<p>There's a reason people love to paint their walls blue: This hue can come off as evocative and moody or simple and calming, and almost always gets along with other colors. If your want to embrace blue, start with these light, medium, and dark designer favorites.

Chunky Is The New Chic – Farmhouse Table Plans You Need To See

The farmhouse style is defined by a strong relationship with nature and a few key characteristics such as simplicity, warmth and balance between old …

Woodworking

Unearth Your True Personal Style: Secrets to Making Your House Feel Like Home

How do you really make a house feel like home? My condo, for instance, is nicely furnished, but it's still missing that mysterious, magical …

Home Decorating

Where to Buy Those Giant Knit Blankets For Less

(Image credit: Amazon)<p>Obsessed with the giant knit blanket trend but don't feel like remortgaging your home in order to afford one? Fear not, because …

Knitting

The Best House Plans Under 2,000 Square Feet

Because good things come in small packages.<p>When it comes to the perfect home size, we don’t subscribe to the ‘bigger is better’ mentality. In fact, …

Country Lifestyle

Decor experts reveal their recipe for stunning style

Get The Vintage Schoolhouse Lighting Look You Love, for Less

As much as we love schoolhouse-style lighting, it isn't always the best idea to buy something truly vintage and hope it works. There are stores — …

Home Depot

This 1914 Craftsman House Is the Ultimate Unconventional Family Home

Los Angeles designer Frances Merrill infuses a restored period residence with whimsy and personality while staying true to its history<p>Think for a moment of your typical home for a young family. Chances are a 1914 Craftsman—painstakingly restored to its original splendor, from the wall trim down to …

10 Surprising Places to Get Cheap Home Goods, According to Interior Design Experts

Not including IKEA or Target.<p>Sick of your IKEA bookcase and Target sheets, but don’t quite have the budget to splurge on more expensive furnishings? …

Urban Outfitters

14 Hardy Houseplants That Will Survive the Winter

During the fall and winter months, many homes become inhospitable environments for houseplants. Some rooms are drafty, others are over-heated, the …

Homeowners reveal the 10 questions every house buyer should ask BEFORE making an offer

"How long has it been since the boiler was last serviced?"<p>While that might not seem like the most important question to ask at a first viewing, it's …

Home Improvement

"Bedroom Plants" are just what you need to sleep better at night

They might also help prevent colds and allergies<p>This spring, everyone was obsessing over "shower plants," which can help keep your bathroom clean. …

How to remove brown stains from sheet pans — with stuff you already own

No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have brown, burnt-on residue coating the sides.<p>But we don't have to resign ourselves to this fate — there's a simple two-ingredient …

Sheet Pan

You Need to Revamp This Kitchen Feature, Stat

Pots and pans shouldn't rain down on you every time you reach for the colander<p>We spend so much time obsessing over the look of new kitchen cabinets—<i>Is that shade of navy</i> too <i>blue? Do I even like Shaker-style fronts? Oh God, what about the knobs?!</i>—but the interiors are just as, if not more, …

20+ Fantastic DIY 2×4 Shelving Ideas

Awhile back, we spent a whole week talking about how 2×4 and other structural lumber can be a great material for building all sorts of things since …

Storage Ideas

4 Ways to Create Your Own Pantry

While we may all dream of a spacious walk-in pantry with rows and rows of carefully organized spices and baking supplies, for most of us pantries are …

Spices

The "Make and Pile" Method Might Save Your Messy Bedroom

When faced with a messy bedroom, sometimes it's easier to just shut the door than to climb the mental mountain of starting to actually pick it up. …

Neat

The New New England: A 1754 Cape on Spruce Head in Maine

Last September scrolling through Instagram feeds from my native Maine, I was struck by a small compound of houses on the craggy island of Spruce …

New England

The Cookery: 16 Favorite Traditional English Kitchens from the Remodelista Archives

There’s something about English kitchens that makes them feel accessible, like they’re just waiting for someone to put the kettle on or cook …