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Bridge House: Home Across A Stream

• 1 |<p>The cabin itself actually spans a river, balancing atop heavy stone columns and giving unparalleled views of the surrounding forest.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The …

DIY Project: Phone Book Letter Holder from All Things Paper Book

I’ve got a major soft spot for paper crafts. Mainly because they feel infinitely accessible. They’re not cost-prohibitive (for the most part), you …

11 Things Every Kitchen Should Have

Updating your kitchen? We asked designer Mick De Giulio — who designed his first kitchen when he was 19 and has 3,000 projects under his belt — to give us a list of what he thinks are the essentials.<p><b>1. Natural Light</b><p>Look for ways to maximize light, from eliminating cabinets next to windows to using …

5 Different Ways to Create a Statement Wall

Statement walls are all the rage, and it’s easy to see why. Creating an entire room full of brightly colored walls or floor to ceiling photos can be …

Home Decorating

10 Smart (and Affordable) Space-Savers for the Kitchen

Most of us probably don’t have as large of kitchens as we would like. It seems like there is always plenty – and then some – of stuff to fill the …

Clay Crafts: 10 DIY Projects to Keep or Give as Gifts

This first project inspired me to add some air-dry modeling clay to my craft supplies. That arsenal includes many years' worth of odds and ends, and …

Chemicals

20+ Favorite Yellow Rooms

With perky paint colors and sunny decor, theres nothing mellow about these rooms.<p>With perky paint colors, sunny decor, and golden accents, there's nothing mellow about these living rooms, kitchens, and bathrooms.

20 DIY Halloween Wreath Ideas

Halloween is less than a week away and if you want to get your house ready for the day, then you need to get started right now! Over the past few …

10 True Tales of Home Renovation Nightmares

Wait until you hear where a certain raccoon got stuck.<p>Making major changes to your home is never easy — but the unexpected snags (and there are always snags) make the experience that much harder. We asked readers for their most cringeworthy stories of home renovation gone wrong. Remember these, and …

Good, Cheap Wall Art: Typography Prints Roundup

Need a pick-me-up in your office or home? Prints with inspirational quotes are a favorite in our house tours (and also on Pinterest!). Call it <i>mantra</i> …

Wall Art

8 Tricks to Expand a Small Space

From hanging floor-to-ceiling curtains to using mirrors strategically, find out how to make a small room look bigger by tricking the eye with these design tips. See more ways to make the most of a small space.<p><b>1. Window Treatments</b><p>Hang curtain rods and draperies at the ceiling to make the room feel …