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10 Modern Breakfast Nook Ideas

A breakfast nook provides a cozy little spot for your morning cup of coffee, without feeling too stuffy or formal. Check out these inspiring ideas from Instagram.

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9 Basement Shelving Ideas To Increase Storage Space

The basement can be a notoriously messy space. Clean up, get organized and reclaim your lower level with these creative...


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10 Kids Bathroom Décor Ideas

These kids bathroom ideas that will help you balance playful and chic styles to create a space you and the...


Ways to Recycle and Reuse Plastic Grocery Bags

Just a fraction of the plastic bags produced in the United States end up getting properly recycled. Here are some...


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10 Inspiring Attic Bedroom Ideas

These attic bedroom ideas from Instagram will help you turn your dark and forgotten space into a magical upstairs retreat.

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Everything You Need to Furnish Your New House or Cabin

Your second home is an oasis from the daily grind. Here's everything you'll need to make sure it's...


10 Best Cabin Bunk Bed Ideas

A cabin is a great gathering place for family and friends, which means lots of beds! Get the maximum sleep...

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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


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9 Kids’ Room Paint Color Ideas

Put away that boring white paint! These playful kids' room color ideas come from every part of the rainbow.


How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.


10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $1,000

Updating countertops, painting the exterior or upgrading an appliance are simple ways to add big value to your home.

10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...


10 Inviting Screen Porches, Rooms and Lanais

Cozy up with a view of the great outdoors with these screen porches, rooms and lanais.


22 Kitchen and Bath Trends on the Way Out

You spend a lot of time in your kitchen and bathrooms, so keep them up to date. To do that,...


Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.


How to Paint Your Front Door

Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.

10 Front Porch Ideas That You’ll Love

Dress up your front porch to increase your home's curb appeal and make it a spot that's as inviting as...


12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


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Easy Garage Ideas for Creating the Ultimate Dual-Duty Space

Family Handyman has been improving garages for decades. This year, we found a family overdue for a garage makeover. Their...


A One-Week Plan For Cleaning Your Entire House

Over the course of a week these cleaning ideas will make the whole house shine. Spend one day on each...


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Entryway Furniture: 10 Practical and Charming Ideas

The entrance to your home should be stylish yet organized. Find out how to achieve both with these inspiring entryway...


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10 Best Basement Paint Colors

Turn your basement into a cozy retreat with these fresh and inviting paint color ideas.


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10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever

From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight...


10 Living Room Lighting Ideas We Love

Your living room is a multi-use space, so you need to have the right lighting for the right use. The...

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10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

These bad DIY habits might be costing you more than just time and money.


31 Cheap Workshop Updates for the Ultimate DIY Space

Our readers know how to make the most of their home shop space. These 31 updates don’t cost much (or...


Kids Room Ideas That’ll Give You Instant Inspiration!

Before your kiddo takes over decorating their room and adorns their walls with the latest posters from Teen Beat magazine...


Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?

Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.


How to Paint a Room

Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.


8 Garage Paint Ideas to Consider Inside and Out

Want to upgrade your garage? Check out these clever ideas for painting your garage. Including garage door, floor and wall...