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18 Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas

From reclaimed wood to timeless antiques, there are countless ways to amp up your kitchen's country style.<p>Find more ways to add farmhouse styleto …

How to Install Tile Like a Professional

If you've ever wondered how to install tile without calling a professional, you've come to the right place. Maybe you're a "Fixer Upper" devotee, and …

Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose kitchen cabinetry and hardware in our Remodeling 101 Guide: Kitchen Cabinets & Hardware.

When it comes to remodels, we all know that kitchens are the biggest money sink of all. That’s why we’re big fans of budget rehabs that make creative …

Kitchen of the Week: In Montana, Rustic Chic on a Budget

It took three and a half years for blogger Vanessa Pleasants of Vintage Whites to perfect her dream kitchen in her Kalispell, Montana, home. “When my …

The Best Home Decor Sites for Renters Photos

Some of the most frequent advice we hear from designers like Bunny Williams and Jay Jeffers is to buy what you love and collect over time. While we certainly appreciate the look of a home layered through the years, that's a much more challenging task for renters. If you're looking to furnish a …

10 Pictures of small but sophisticated bed rooms

Since everyone needs a quiet and calm place to rest, bedrooms should be well designed so that they provide a space for recharging with a good night’s …

How to build a mudroom bench | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy woodworking project is about <b>how to build a mudroom bench</b>. If you want to learn more about building a basic mudroom bench with …

Lemonade Stand Plans | MyOutdoorPlans | Free Woodworking Plans and Projects, DIY Shed, Wooden Playhouse, Pergola, Bbq

This step by step project is about <b>lemonade stand plans</b>. Building a lemonade stand out of wood is easy, especially if the right plans and techniques …

10 affordable, rustic kitchen ideas to copy

The kitchen is the centre of the home, a meeting place where families share stories, cook delicious meals and talk about their days.<p>For a family …

Kitchens

Digital Foundry: Let's build a 1080p60 gaming PC

<b>Editor's Note: This build guide was put together in August 2016, but the build process and the components chosen are still just as potent in 2017.</b> …

Build a Rustic Cedar Hot Tub for Under $1,000

Our lives have never been the same since we left the comforts of the city to move to an off grid property deep in the Idaho mountains. We are building an off-grid homestead from the ground up (and blogging about it at purelivingforlife.com). We have the mentality that it’s better for the mind and …

Woodworking

Apple computers are expensive — here’s how to build your own superfast Mac at a fraction of the price

So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac computer without paying that high price tag? Build your own, of course!<p>Do-it-yourself Mac computers are called "Hackintosh" computers by the people who build them. And you can absolutely build your own.<p>Jesse Guardiani from the createthis …

10 Bold Colors to Paint Your Home’s Exterior

When you buy a new home, there are some big decisions to make that might prove more difficult than you would think. Like painting the exterior of …

Wolverine F2D20 20 MegaPixels 35mm to Digital Converter

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Convert 35mm NEGATIVES and SLIDES, to 20 Mega Pixels (5472_3648 Pixels) Digital (JPEG) image with just a push …

Short Film Shows What It's Like to Grow Up Being Player Two in Video Games

If you grew up with an older brother or sister and an old school video game console, Zachary Antell’s short animation <i>Player Two</i> should hit you right …

Make Your Very Own EVIL DEAD Necronomicon Ex-Mortis

Star Wars Battlefront is the dad rock of video games

I considered catching up on the life-consuming first-person shooter <i>Destiny</i> over the weekend, but tried the beta for <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> and suddenly it was Monday morning. Like a relic from the previous decade, the game strips away many of the supposed improvements — advanced loadouts, weapon …

Harman Kardon High-Performance, 6-Piece Home Theater Speaker System $190 shipped (Orig. $649)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Harman Kardon has its 5.1 High-Performance, 6-Piece Home Theater Speaker System for <b>$189.95</b> shipped. That’s $510 off the original …

Invest in barrelled whisky 'for 9.5pc annual returns'

For the first time, private investors can readily buy small stakes in Scotch whisky years before it matures. A good idea?<p>A new online whisky market allows investors to gain exposure to an entirely new asset class: whisky in the barrel.<p>Because so much growth in Scotch sales is now arising from …

How to invest in whisky | Financial Times

Readers partial to a “wee dram” as the autumn nights close in may now stimulate their portfolios along with their taste buds.<p>An alternative …

Whiskey

The 5 Best Tenkara Fishing Rods

In a sport as resistant to change as fly-fishing, tenkara is a revolution. Actually a counterrevolution, since its stripped-down, minimalist …

Tile Countertops Make A Comeback – Know Your Options

Different areas on the globe have different standards and different popular options when it comes to kitchen countertops. So what’s basic and …

Home Improvement

Edinburgh's Biggest Tourist Attraction May Be These Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Floats

If you're a fan of planning your vacation around sweet eats, you've got to add Mary's Milk Bar to your bucket list. The Internet recently caught on …

Ice Cream

Mason Jar LED Tiki Torches Glow Any Color

Tiki torches are a fun summer lighting solution. Although fire is generally very entertaining, there are times when a more subdued form of illumination is called for. If it can change colors like this red-green-blue (RGB) “torch,” even better!<p>Adafruit engineer Tony DiCola decided to make this as a …

Arduino

IKEA Hack Rustic Bar with Galvanized Metal Top

Shares 528<p><i>When it comes to fashionability, IKEA isn’t always tops on the list for a high-end look. But when it comes to DIYing the high end look,</i> …

See what this retro bathroom looks like after a $200 DIY makeover

Kelley DiGioia and her boyfriend love their new house. But they did not love its main-floor bathroom.<p>“It's very small, with basically just enough to room to turn around,” DiGioia said. “There is zero storage and no natural light.”<p>Here’s how they made the space bright and workable for under</b> …

Home Depot

Summery Backyard DIY Projects That Are Borderline Genius

Create a Terra Cotta Pot Table<p>You can create a beautiful side table from a terra cotta pot, a terra cotta tray and some outdoor paint. The actual …