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6 Tips From a Nearly Zero-Waste Home

When Bea Johnson downsized from a 3,000-square-foot home to a 1,400-square-foot one in Mill Valley, California, she set her goals at zero. In the …

Killer Homemade Cleaners Made From Vinegar, Baking Soda And Lemon

Store-bought cleaning products can be harsh on your skin and they’re not as natural as they want to seem. So why not make your own cleaners? It’s …

How to Paint a Ceiling

A professional home painter shares his tips for painting both smooth and textured ceilings, with equipment recommendations and tricks of the …

Pro Tips For Selecting the Best Outdoor Paint or Stain

Make your paint job last longer<p>Stumped by the wide variety of paints on the store shelf? You’re not alone. Whether you’re out to paint your whole …

Kitchen Chalkboard Made From Clipboard

July 15, 2013<p>Rather than relying on your memory when it comes time to do your grocery list, wouldn't it be easier to have already written down what …

Hotels & Lodging: Hotel San José in Austin, Texas

Hotel San José was the first in a series of collaborations between San Antonio–based Lake Flato Architects and hotelier Liz Lambert, the creative …

Hospitality

DIY: The Best Garden Insecticide (and No Harmful Chemicals)

To repel spiders, aphids, and other insect pests in the garden, my neighbor Bea douses plants with an all-natural insecticide she makes with Castile …

Gardening

Expert Advice: 12 Essential Tips for the Perfect Paint Job

If you’ve ever picked up a roller and brush and painted a room, you may have quickly learned (as I did) that it’s not necessarily as easy as it …

How to Make a Citrus and Vinegar Household Cleaner

Are you looking for a non-toxic solution to cleaning up household messes or are you in a pinch and don't have any cleaner on hand? You don't need to …

Simple Springtime Dishes

How To Propagate Cacti & Succulents

Gardening is one of my favorite hobbies, but it can also be expensive when you start buying lots of plants and pots. What if you could double, …

Hobbies

Theater critic smashes cellphone of woman who wouldn't stop using it during performance

• Kevin Williamson lost it when the lady beside him refused to stop using her phone - even after he asked her politely to do so<p>A theater critic is …

Electropop

5 Quick Fixes: Outdoor Lanterns

Candlelight was the first–and for centuries, only–truly reliable source of flattering illumination at outdoor dinner parties. No more. Here are five …

From the style archive: update of a perfectly scaled vintage bench design @bakerfurniture #hpmkt

What looks like a straightforward nightstand at @fourhands is actually...

...a secret small space chair & desk combo! @fourhands #hpmkt

Steal This Look: The Perfect Potting Shed

If there were support groups for garage abusers, I’d be a regular at meetings: “Hello, my name is Michelle, and I have many cardboard boxes with …

Help Me Choose an Outdoor Rug (or Have I Gone Too Far?)

You can install outdoor lighting and heaters and sofas and dining tables on a patio—in fact, I am considering all of the above—but there comes a time …

Dishwasher Repair: How to Fix Dishwasher Racks in 2 Simple Steps

Save money with this quick fix<p>Color-matched vinyl repair paint and replacement rack tips are sold at appliance parts stores or online.<p>Load a wire …

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 …

Do it Yourself Home Improvement: Home Repair | The Family Handyman

Build This Game Day Shed in Your Backyard<p>A wide-open design perfect for work and play! The large door opening on this shed gives you expandable …