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Raising a Sensory Smart Child

My friend Craig Frailin Evans shared me with this today. It's an incredible, rare clip of Helen Keller and her extraordinary teacher Annie Sullivan. …

10 Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

Unique ways to give your space a bold look.<p>Switch out your sink for a colorful one, order some bold appliances, or give your backsplash a bright look.

Sale Shopping Guide: The Best Deals in Design, Week of April 7, 2014

Sales from 10-50% off at Wisteria, World Market, West Elm, and more.<p><b>This week's home design sales from around the web:</b><p>10-15% off furniture at Z Gallerie (shown).<br>• 20% off flatware, dinnerware, and table linens at Crate & Barrel.<br>• 20% off tabletop items, plus free shipping at ABC Carpet & Home.<br>• Up to 20% …

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30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

Color Obsession of the Week: Navy

A cabinet, a pitcher, a lamp, and more finds in navy.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. Marcus Cabinet in Navy, $1,750, $28. Enamel Servers, $29. Blue Porcelain Pitcher, $14. Navy and Natural Dorothy Kilim Flat Weave Rug, $695. Ceramic …

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

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14 Colorful Ideas for Your Bathroom

Don't overlook this space in your house.<p>Don't overlook this space in your house — add some color, whether it's through tile, wallpaper, or even your towels.

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5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

How to Build a Fort

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Outdoor<p>How to Build a Fort<p>How to make a versatile …


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 …


The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes

Here's what not to do.<p>These kitchen designers have seen it all, from stainless-steel overload to poor-quality cabinetry. Here they share the dos and don'ts of kitchen design.