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  • Decorate for Halloween like Matthew Gray Gubler

    Our favorite Halloween decor is still Matthew Gray Gubler’s house from last year. His pumpkin picking skill is a natural talent and something you are born with but that doesn’t mean…

  • Use Landscape Lighting To Enhance Safety

    While some people prefer a very in-your-face style of home security presence, there are others who lean more towards a subtle, multi-purpose approach to ensuring their home’s safety. One way to…

  • Introducing The Mom Cave

    We’ve talked before about the “man cave” as the ultimate dude space for guys and their buddies to do man things together. But we’d like to propose the flip side to…

  • Redecorate Without Spending A Dime

    Now that spring has (hypothetically in some areas) sprung, you might find yourself looking about your abode wanting to spruce things up a bit. The same old decor can feel boring…

  • DIY A One-Of-A-Kind Doormat

    We go through a lot of doormats at our house. Between the weather, outside animals, and the occassional vandal, doormats seem to be something we are always putting on the supplies…

  • Avoiding Bedbugs While Thrift Shopping

    Have bedbugs impacted your favorite pastime of rummaging through used items? We love a great thrift store find as much as the next person. The thrill of the hunt, the rush…

  • Holiday Decorating On The Cheap

    With Halloween barely behind us, it’s hard to imagine the holiday season being around the corner. However, as retailers advertise Black Friday sales and grocery stores closing out their turkey order…

  • Unique Wallpaper Honors Space Travel

    After designer Elizabeth Kelly of Studio Print Works bought an old farmhouse, she became enamored with the crumbling wallpaper left behind in a boy’s room. She saved several pieces and approached…

  • My Dirty DIY Secret: Spray Paint

    Whenever the weather gets warmer and there’s a couple of clear-skied hours in the forecast, I get an itch that only one thing can scratch. A can of spray paint. I…

  • 5 Ways to Decide on Paint Color

    If you’re stumped when it comes to selecting paint colors, read through these tips from Mary Lawlor, color stylist for Kelly-Moore Paints. Use a color wheel. If you haven’t used a…

  • Mirrors On The Ceiling?

    I have a confession to make. I have long since loved the mirrored-anything trend that I’m sure has jumped the shark by now. I just love how a mirrored piece of…

  • Flea Market Style, The Magazine

    Today, the shelter-centered parts of my feedreader exploded with excitement and joy — there was a new shelter magazine released! In the wake of such greats like Domino and Metropolitan Home…

  • 25 Projects Under $50

    While perusing my usual rounds of shelter blogs, I came across this post from Apartment Therapy’s sister site Re-Nest, giving ideas for 25 DIY projects under $50 and thought I’d pass…

  • Wild Wallpaper Choices

    In my quest to find an awesome wallpaper for my front entry/stairwell/upstairs landing-hallway, I’ve come across some very interesting finds that stray FAR from your grandmother’s florals and damasks (though I…

  • Hide Your Flat Panel TV Behind a Work of Art

    In the film Thomas Crown Affair, we loved how Pierce Brosnan hid stolen paintings behind an electronically controlled faux piece of art that would raise and lower which provided him access…

  • Last Minute Halloween Decorations and one Costume

    With two-more days before Halloween we’ve gathered our favorite decoration ideas that can all be finished before the guests arrive or the kids come knocking. + Spooky Silhouette Votives from Design*Sponge…