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  • How to Choose a Mailbox Style

    A mailbox is one of the first impressions a guest sees when they arrive at your home, so it is important to choose the perfect mailbox style that best reflects your…

  • Backyard Deck Swallows Tree

    This backyard deck is a bit too much for us. It’s a great concept designed by Thom Faulders and it’s obvious a lot of work was put into designing and building…

  • 500 Square Foot Oasis in a Montana Forest

    The adventure writer Tim Cahill shares his 500 square foot cabin for the world to see. It’s extremely modest and the decor is an afterthought but the location and simplicity are…

  • Tips to Remove Lead Paint Safely

    Old homes are not the only ones likely to be contaminated with lead paint. Any home built before 1980 should have it’s interior and exterior paint tested for lead. The older…

  • Bring Mid-Century Flair to Your Front Door

    Crestview Doors recently started following us on Twitter and we checked out their work. Very impressive. We love the concept. Take your existing door and give it a mid-century modern twist…

  • Remodel Your Sun Room with Easy Updates

    This sun room remodel that we found on CasaSugar is awesome. No major changes but an update to the paint, flooring and walls created a much more inviting space to spend…

  • Hang Holiday String Lights sans Headaches

    It’s decorating season and it starts for some by putting up amber and orange twinkle lights for Halloween then continues into late December with hanging Christmas lights. Toolmonger shares these holiday…

  • 3 Easy Lawn Care Tips

    Our interview with Kelly Giard of Clean Air Lawn Care was eye-opening and he left us with 3 invaluable lawn care tips that we wanted to highlight again. His primary mantra…

  • Safely Painting Vinyl Siding the Right Color

    Obviously vinyl siding doesn’t require the maintenance and paint that traditional wood siding does but if you aren’t satisfied with the color can you still paint it? The answer is yes…

  • Kelly Giard – Clean Air Lawn Care

    We’re always inspired by entrepreneurs who see an opportunity that aligns with their passion and dive right in. Kelly Giard of Clean Air Lawn Care fits that description and has been…

  • Forget Gnomes, Go with Gargoyles

    Gargoyles are technically decorative water spouts that preserve stonework by diverting rainwater away from buildings but they are more known for their menacing faces seen on cathedrals across Europe. They never…

  • Top Chef Doesn’t Do BBQ

    On a personal aside, the Bravo reality show Top Chef filmed an episode at our ranch this summer and it aired last night. Great to see friends and family as guest…

  • Top 21 Build-It-Yourself Projects

    We’ve got a ton of build-it-yourself projects available in our archives and but we’ve gone ahead and pulled your favorite 21. Grab your hammer and get to work! 1. Build Your…

  • Has Your Deck Become a Nightmare?

    Would you go with your same decking materials again? Synthetic or wood or something else? There is a great debate going on over at FineHomeBuilding where builders are letting their opinions…

  • Redesigns Matter to ELLEDecor & Metropolitan Home

    It’s only been 6 months since PointClickHome refreshed/redesigned their website and now they’re at it again. The latest redesign comes on the heels of HOME Magazine folding and with it the…