The She Shed: How to Create Your Outdoor Oasis

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Move over, man cave. It’s high time for the she shed – a woman’s private enclave, separate from the house and designed to give ladies a special space of their own. You don’t have to buy a brand-new shed to carve out your own niche, though; you can refurbish an existing shed and transform it into an idyllic escape. How … Read More

Spruce Up Your Entrance With These DIY Chevron Wall Hooks

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Image via Home Depot If your entryway is more cluttered than useful, it’s time to grab your tool belt and re-think your organization options. A traditional mudroom bench offers seating and storage, but they can be on the expensive side and their substantial size can eat into your living space. A functional art piece, like these chevron pattern-inspired hooks, is … Read More

Textiles, Plants and Fringe: How to Go Full-on Bohemian in Your Home

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It seems like every other magazine and catalog I’ve received is touting “new bohemian” style; I haven’t seen those words used so much since Edie Brickell & New Bohemians topped the charts with “What I Am” in 1988. Even the most buttoned-up brands like Great Britain’s Burberry and usually all-American Ralph Lauren celebrated boho-spirit throwbacks in new ways. Some hear … Read More

2017 Paint Trends: Get Ready to See These Colors Everywhere!

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We are almost all the way through October, which means 2017 is just around the corner. A new year often means out with the old and in with the new.  One of the best places to start is your home Instead of new furniture in 2017, why not opt for new paint to brighten up your space? With Behr’s recent … Read More

Goodbye Tie Dye, Hello Ice Dye: How to Create this Chic Look Yourself

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Image via Meghan Klein/Jojotastic There’s something so awesome about making a hand dyed textile for your home. It’s a super creative way to add personality to your space, and it’s so fun to do! Whether you have pets, or kids or are just a little clumsy yourself, it doesn’t hurt to add some protection to your couch cushions with a … Read More

7 DIY St. Patrick’s Day Decorations for a Lucky Home

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Whether you’re Irish or not, don’t miss this opportunity to craft and decorate! Add a few touches of green and gold to your home with these seven DIY St. Patrick’s Day ideas. Maybe they will bring some luck! 1. String It Image via HGTV This DIY craft is way easier than you think. Gather together some string and ribbon, print … Read More

Here’s How to Create the Perfect Gallery Wall

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Creating a gallery wall in your home can be an affordable way to transform a room with the paintings, photographs, illustrations and personal pieces that matter to you. Whether you want to create a statement in your living room or simply make a staircase or blank wall come alive, a gallery is a fun way to express yourself and showcase … Read More

How to Install Your Own DIY Shelves

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I would classify my husband and myself as DIY weekend warriors. Since the day we moved in, we’ve been working room to room, making updates, decorating and tackling home improvement projects. We recently wrapped up a DIY shelving project using reclaimed wood — it may be my favorite home update yet. Like most of the projects we take on, the … Read More

How to Get Involved in the Minimalist Living Movement

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Image via 2Mmedia/iStock photo In our consumerist culture, the average American owns 300,000 objects , works at least 50 hours a week and feels regularly overwhelmed by busyness . Americans are overstuffed, overworked and overstressed. It’s no wonder the minimalist living movement is the latest lifestyle trend. Simple living is making a comeback as people embrace a clutter-free existence complete … Read More