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Nine tips to up your design game

Nine tips to up your design game

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
As you study vignettes on your bookmarked design blogs, flip through pages of shelter magazines and binge-watch HGTV shows, it’s hard not to imagine certain design details transforming your own home.
 
How "House Hunters" became the most unstoppable juggernaut on TV

How "House Hunters" became the most unstoppable juggernaut on TV

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
To the astonishment of rival networks, "House Hunters" remains one of the most unlikely and unstoppable juggernauts on TV, helping HGTV become one of the most-watched cable networks in America.
 
Decluttering guru is back with more magic

Decluttering guru is back with more magic

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016
Marie Kondo, the self-described “crazy tidying fanatic” who has sparked the world with her joy for decluttering, has a new book to help you clean up your act.
 
Pretty in pink (and periwinkle blue)

Pretty in pink (and periwinkle blue)

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016
As the world’s foremost color-trend watcher, Leatrice Eiseman had noticed blush pink and a soft periwinkle blue popping up on runways and in interiors
 
How to keep your home cozy all winter long

How to keep your home cozy all winter long

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016
Right now, your home probably is still brimming with the warmth and cheeriness of the holiday season. But once the decorations are gone, how do you make that cozy feeling last through the winter months ahead?
 
Graphic designers work wonders inside row house

Graphic designers work wonders inside row house

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015
In 1889, Harmar D. Denny finished eight brick row houses on Pittsburgh’s North Side, hoping to draw upper middle-class professionals as tenants.
 
Some ideas for a smarter, more stylish Christmas tree

Some ideas for a smarter, more stylish Christmas tree

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015
Make your Christmas tree your masterpiece. How? By skipping the big boxes of big-box ornaments in favor of everyday stuff you love, reimagined.
 
Bigger, better pantries are tops on many kitchen wish lists

Bigger, better pantries are tops on many kitchen wish lists

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015
Teresa Keller used to joke that she was pantry-challenged. She often relied on a flashlight to search the deep, dark cupboard that held her canned goods and other food items.
 
How American plants took root in Britain

How American plants took root in Britain

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015
The Joe Pye weed blushes, the Northern red oak glows, the goldenrod erupts in a blaze of bright yellow.
 
Designer gives tips on making a room feel larger

Designer gives tips on making a room feel larger

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
As the weather gets colder and we come indoors, it’s easy to wish your indoor space had some of the open, airy feeling of the outdoors.
 
German architect built a 1930 Craftsman gem

German architect built a 1930 Craftsman gem

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015
Built around 1930, this stone Craftsman house has multiple entrances and outdoor spaces, walkways and two balconies.
 
Think you want a tiny house? Businesses offer a tryout first

Think you want a tiny house? Businesses offer a tryout first

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015
Hilary and Shane Lentz were hooked on the idea of a tiny house, but they weren't sure the reality would be so appealing.
 
Reinvent your hardwood floors

Reinvent your hardwood floors

Monday, Nov. 2, 2015
Worn and faded hardwood floors can drag down the look of a room. But having scuffed floors sanded down and re-stained can be expensive and messy. One alternative that’s gaining popularity: painting older hardwood floors.
 
Discarded wood, diseased trees turned into furniture

Discarded wood, diseased trees turned into furniture

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
When Seth Cope looks at a forest filled with fallen trees, he sees furniture.
 
Book features photos of intriguing homes in rustic settings

Book features photos of intriguing homes in rustic settings

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015
A luscious new book of photos called “Cabin Porn” isn’t inviting readers to hole up in the woods to look at naked bodies.
 
 

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