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Easy handmade decor and trimmings set the scene for a festive holiday get-together. Holiday entertaining is all about one-of-a-kind decor, and we’ve got some show-stopping looks that you can make yourself. You don’t have to be an expert crafter to accomplish these easy DIY projects. Creating a custom hanging herb chandelier and dessert takeaways will really impress your guests at Read more…


Holiday decorating can be as simple as dusting off your flower vases, unrolling a spool of burlap and polishing your silver. Hold your holiday decor horses! Before you purchase gobs of tinsel and piles of twinkle lights, take another look at items you already have — they may be the holiday embellishment you’ve been looking for. By hunting through your Read more…


Home buying hurdles exist — but research, creativity and flexibility will help you clear them. Home buyers today face tough challenges — housing prices have soared, a dollar doesn’t go as far as it once did and rent is more expensive than the past. How are people today making such a large purchase despite these hurdles? With more flexibility and Read more…


Constructing these homes is like kneading dough. “We spend so much of our lives in boxes,” says Alexis Borsboom, owner of this cottage nestled among the trees on Mayne Island, BC. The unique shape is just one reason she and her husband moved in. The rest of the story lies inside its walls — and begins with the walls themselves. Read more…


Wooden knights and a secret passageway add to the home’s magical charm. Many kids dream of owning their own castle, but John Lavender — owner, designer and builder of the Highlands Castle in Bolton Landing, New York — made his son Jason’s childhood fantasy a reality. After telling his (then) 3-year-old son that he would build him a castle, Lavender Read more…


Grab your hearty soup recipes, decorative pie plates and favorite cookbooks. Fall is here, and with just a little effort you can get your kitchen ready to make the most of it. The season has changed, and so follows your home decor. Decorating for the chillier fall months means incorporating warm and inviting colors and textures into your home’s interior Read more…


Take your kitchen forward without setting yourself back too much. Kitchen renovations require time and money, often taking several months to complete and costing tens of thousands of dollars. If you don’t have the financial resources for a full-on renovation, there are a variety of ways you can give your kitchen a new look for a lot less. From refacing Read more…


Is that a ghost or just your imagination? See for yourself. With no city lights for miles, The Pillars Estate stands alone in the darkest of nights. Inside, guests are greeted by dim candlelight, a windy staircase and a gentleman from Scotland. Tony McMurtrie purchased the Civil War-era estate in Albion, NY when it was ready to be torn down. Restoring it to Read more…


Gather some gourds, and invite your favorite witches and ghouls over for a little Halloween fun. Nothing says Halloween like carved pumpkins, festive treats and fun costumes. Try these tips for throwing the perfect pumpkin-carving party with all your friends. 1. Create a casual atmosphere Head out to the backyard, set up a few long folding tables with tablecloths and Read more…


And now it’s a home fit for a fairy tale. A California couple decided to move east and preserve this Tyringham, Massachusetts, studio. Decades before that, it was a studio of a different kind. In the 1920s, a local sculptor converted his backyard silo — originally purchased as a kit from a feed store — into a place where he Read more…


This guide to common household creepers will help you send pests packing — for good. Pests are everywhere, and having a few in your home is pretty much inevitable. But knowledge is power when it comes to critters, says Dr. Nancy Troyano, director of technical education and training at Rentokil Pest Control. When you know how to recognize and prevent Read more…


How to detect and avoid five of the most common household hazards. Home is where you feel comfortable and safe. It’s where you tuck your kids into bed and lazily watch hours of Netflix on the couch. Without your care and vigilance, however, your home may develop conditions that can make you severely ill — or even kill you. Here Read more…


Cooler weather is coming — prep your home for its arrival while it’s still nice outside. The days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting cooler. The kids are trudging off to school again with their backpacks, and leaves are falling from the trees. Yep, it’s official: Fall is here. Now’s the time to finish up any pre-winter maintenance Read more…


Consider these tips to ensure a fun and safe Halloween night. As we settle into fall, many of us start looking forward to Halloween. It’s a holiday adults can enjoy as much as kids. But, homeowners do have one serious obligation on this fun night: If you expect trick-or-treaters, you must make sure the path to your door is a Read more…


In this elevated home, every room is a room with a view. In the 1940s, this Huntington Beach water tower — which stands at around 100 feet tall — serviced the local trains that came through town, connecting the inner city to the beach. Today, it’s a 3,500-square-foot high-rise with unmatched views of the Pacific Ocean, downtown Los Angeles and Read more…