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10 genius products you can buy on Amazon that will completely change the vibe of your house

You’ve done your summer cleaning and now you’re in the process of doing some redecorating for fall. But as anyone who has attempted redecorating can …

Home Decorating

What To Do With That Awkward Space Above Kitchen Cabinets

That awkward space between upper kitchen cabinets and the ceiling can pose a design challenge. While letting it just <i>be</i> is an option many choose, …

Home Decorating

Forget the adapter: How to install a USB outlet in 9 steps

If your connected home is anything like ours, it’s littered with USB chargers, backup batteries, and other powered items. If only your electrical …

Home Improvement

7 Tips For Getting the Anthropologie Look at Home

As a design lover, Anthropologie is hands down one of the the best places to window shop, browse and discover. There's something inspirational and …

Home Decorating

16 Best Chalky Paint Colors for Fresh Farmhouse Style

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10 Feng Shui tips for banishing negative energy

Your home is your castle and it stands to reason that you want it to be a secure haven, filled with wonderful memories and great energy and that's …

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40 Bohemian Bedrooms To Fashion Your Eclectic Tastes After

An array of color and prints, varying textures, billowing fabrics and layers of worldly decor, boho style is one of the most fun to create from the …

Home Decorating

7 Fall Decor Trends Pinterest Says You're Going to See Everywhere

Pinterest isn't just a treasure trove of inspiration — it's also a search engine. So when we wanted to know what home trends people were curious about for Fall, we turned to the visual bookmarking site to find out what its mass of style-savvy users were looking for. The results did not disappoint; …

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15 amazing ideas for small bedrooms

We all know that a relaxing, beautiful and personal bedroom is key to a healthy life, but what if we are trying to deal with a particularly small …

Home Decorating

In winter's cold, potted plants need extra protection

Shrubs planted in containers can provide a green screen on a balcony, a focal point for a formal garden or a frame for a doorway.<p>There's just one problem: winter, with its cold and its deadly freeze-and-thaw cycles.<p>"In a container, a plant's roots are far more exposed and vulnerable than they would …

Gardening

Before & After: From Blank Wall to Beautiful Built-Ins

A big blank wall. It could easily be a source of inspiration or anxiety. For Becky, it was inspiration first, contractor-related anxiety second. She …

Home Decorating

How to Fix Your Rain Gutters

Don't let water accumulate around your foundation! Fix those faulty gutters now.<p>Gutter end caps and connections can come loose over time, causing leaks. The gutters can also pull away from the fascia, negating their ability to catch and channel rainwater. We'll show you how to repair your gutters …

Home Improvement

Make Your Home Feel Like Fall With These 15 Decor Items From Nordstrom

As you start to gear up for the upcoming busy season, give your home a little upgrade. Since this time of year is all about hosting and getting together with friends, throw out those dusty used-up candles and ratty old throw blankets and shop for some new decor. You don't need to spend a lot on …

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New August smart locks know who's coming and going

If you're not getting a push alert every time someone opens your front door, you're living in the past.<p>Smart-home technology company August just announced new versions of its connected locks and doorbell camera.<p>The company's newest locks have a sensor that can tell when a door is open or closed and …

Home Automation

2017's Most Popular Paint Colors (According to Instagram)

Color is having a moment. True, when it comes to our favorite interiors, eye-catching pigments have always been winners, but in 2017, it seems things …

Home Decorating

Google’s new app is geared specifically toward home improvement pros

Why it matters to you<p>Getting discovered as a small business can be hard, but Google is hoping to make it easier with this new app.<p>Looking for someone …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Hang Your Painting Using Wire and D-Rings

01<p>of 06<p>Picture-Hanging Supplies<p>Wire and D-rings are the best hardware for hanging a picture because they're not only strong, they're easy to install …

Jewelry

Everything you need to know about having a new carpet fitted

Choose the perfect carpet for any room with our step-by-step guide to fabulous flooring<p><b>In Partnership with Brintons Carpets</b><p>Forget hardwood flooring …

Home Improvement

Dorm Decor at University of Mississippi

How do you ever leave?<p>Remember how in Disney’s snowy animated feature, <i>Frozen</i>, Elsa was able to create a shimmering ice castle with snowflake white and ice blue accent hues? It was pretty spectacular, but maybe not as spectacular as the dorm room of freshmen Cameron Swann and Gracie Rasmussen. …

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To combat weedy thistles, mow down, dig up, try herbicide

I have a problem with Canadian thistles in my garden. How do I get rid of them?<p><i>— Jennifer Black, Skokie</i><p>Canada thistle (<i>Cirsium arvense</i>) is an invasive weed reaching 2 to 5 feet in height that is difficult to eradicate because it is a rhizomatous perennial, in addition to being a prolific seed …

Gardening

'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines spark backlash over new Target line

Chip and Joanna Gaines have found themselves embroiled in scandal over their new Target line.<p>The "Fixer Upper" stars announced last week that they've partnered with the mega retailer on a new home line -- Hearth & Hand with Magnolia.<p>The collection will include 300 items spanning tabletop, home …

Joanna Gaines

Here are the best pieces from Target's new elegant and affordable home line

Of course the Emmys were exciting, but how about Saturday's online debut of Target's new and most elevated home line yet? These elegant designs are affordable even for us non-A-listers! The collection, Project 62, gets its name and inspiration from the year Target was founded. And starting Sept. …

Home Decorating

Blame this, not avocado toast, for millennials’ shattered home ownership dreams

Historically, Americans have bought a home by their early 30s, but today’s millennials are playing a waiting game because they’re saddled with so …

Lifestyle

Negotiate loans to save big money on purchases

Seeking to remodel a kitchen or looking for ways to free up some cash for another purchase?<p>One way to save big bucks is to be a better negotiator when taking out a loan. Whether it’s a new or refinanced mortgage or car loan, financial experts say consumers are leaving thousands of dollars behind by …

Mortgages

Milwaukee 25 ft. Magnetic Tape Measures: 2-Pack for $20 at Home Depot

Home Depot is offering a pair of Milwaukee 25 ft. Magnetic Tape Measures for just <b>$19.97</b>. Shipping is free in orders over $45. That’s as much as $30 under the original listing and the best we can find. Just one of them goes for this much or more on Amazon. Rated 3.8/5 stars from over 80 Amazon …

Gear & Gadgets

Amara founder Sam Hood talks decorating, style and investment pieces

Her luxe homeware store is all about simple, upscale style – but Amara founder Sam Hood struggles to keep her own home decluttered<p>Sam and her husband …

Home Decorating

Home Depot's Successful $1.6 Billion Gamble to Drive Growth -- The Motley Fool

Here's how the newest addition to the home improvement retailer's empire is paying off.<p>While retail stocks have been hammered on Wall Street lately, …

Stocks

This Little Trick Will Add a Bit More Storage to Your Open Shelving

Open shelving looks amazing when it's well-curated, whether that means super-edited stacks of simple white dinnerware, or an eclectic, colorful mix …

Home Decorating

Millennials say student debt blocking them from homeownership

<i>Millennials are having a hard time breaking into homeownership, a new study shows.; Credit: Via Flickr user Kansas Sebastian</i>Josie HuangCrushing …

Southern California

Make A College Dorm Room Feel Like Home With These Tips

Make Your College Dorm Room Feel Like Home With These Tips<p>It's time to turn your dorm room into a home away from home.<p>Whether we've seen the movie or …

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