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The Getaway

The Family Handyman Getaway is an ambitious project that redefines what it means to build a cabin. Our team of talented editors and creatives are hard at work building an innovative and modern second home from the ground up in the woods of Northern Wisconsin, with the the finished result being revealed in our September issue.

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...


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....


How to Paint Concrete Floors

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


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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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...


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.

10 Cool Cookie Jars for Kids and Adults

Cookie jars preserve a household's special treats, so be sure you have the best option for your needs. From cute...


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Best Fireplace Decor Ideas

Uninspired fireplace decor is everywhere. That's why these 10 hearths caught our eye and we wanted to share them with...


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We Tried Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Paint Color of the Year

Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Here's why we love it.


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10 Small Kitchen Decor and Design Ideas

Your kitchen can be tiny yet still mighty with these small kitchen ideas from some of our favorite designers on...

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Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects and Tips From the ’60s

Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...


10 Inviting Entryway Decor Ideas

Whether your entryway is large or small, there are some simple things you can do to make it more functional...


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10 Kids Bedroom Storage Ideas for Small Rooms

Yes, it is possible for a child's small bedroom to be tidy and uncluttered. The trick is to be thoughtful...


White Kitchen Ideas That are Still On Trend

All white kitchens are classic, modern and far from outdated. These timeless white kitchen ideas can work with nearly every...


15 Front Door Décor Ideas You Can DIY

Change up your front door decor with every season, every holiday, every whenever you want with these amazing DIY ideas.

30 Dorm Room Ideas for First-Time Dorm Dwellers

Moving into a dorm room for the first time? Check out these dorm room ideas for what to buy, how...


10 Stunning Home Wine Cellars You Need to See

Having a home wine cellar not only gives you great access to your wine collection and a place to store...


Things You Can Do With a Reclaimed Barn Door

A reclaimed barn door can be more than a functional addition to your home—it can also help enhance your decor...


12 Crafty Ideas for DIY Table Centerpieces

You don't have to spend a lot on decor. Look through these DIY table centerpieces to find something that's stunning.


Man Cave Decor and Designs You Should Copy

Get inspired with man cave décor ideas from Houzz contributors. These man cave designs work in the basement, attic, garage...even...


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Easy Things You Can Do in a Weekend to Increase the Value of Your Home

Whether you paint your front door or add potted plants, these home improvement ideas can turn your house from not-too-hot...


30 Front Porch Ideas and Décor for a More Welcoming Space

Give your outdoor entry space some wow factor with these amazing porch decor tips.


Top 9 Home Décor Pieces from Target

Looking to transform a room on a budget? Perhaps your living room needs a couple new pieces of furniture. Maybe...

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Picture-Perfect Picture Frames

To cut frame moldings faster, build this plywood miter gauge. You won't have to adjust to a conventional miter fence...


29 Ideas for Holiday Decor in Every Room

Christmas decorating doesn't only happen in the living room or on a tree – it happens everywhere! Check out these...