Assembling furniture can be frustrating and time consuming, especially when you don't have all the pieces you need. Thankfully, actor and handy dad James Van Der Beek just shared his MacGyver-esque hacks over on Instagram. Wednesday evening, the What Would Diplo Do? showrunner posted a series of Instagram Stories about assembling furniture. At first, he … Continue reading James Van Der Beek Shares a Brilliant Furniture Assembly Hack
Oh, home improvements can be so much fun. Is there anything more satisfying than a dramatic before and after? Fixing up your home can get to become a way of life. There's always another project just waiting for your magic touch. But for those of us with a fixer-upper habit, there's a peril lurking on … Continue reading How Do You Keep from Going Too Far with Your Fixer Upper?
Name: Manon Thibault and family Location: Brossard, Quebec Size: 2,000 square feet Years lived in: 15 years, owned After earning a business degree and working as an Account Director at a large live-event company, Manon Thibault made a career switch. Clearly already imbued with a "designer's eye," she worked as an interior decorator at a … Continue reading This Luxe Quebec Home Shows How to Layer Interiors Like a Pro — House Tour
The fun of Trading Spaces, when compared to all other home shows that came after it, is that it sometimes goes wrong—really wrong. While Twitter wasn't exactly feeling the room designs of the reboot's debut episode, we haven't yet seen an actual fail. This week, we just might get it. In a preview clip from … Continue reading Could This Be the First DIY Fail of the Trading Spaces Reboot?
Ah, the classic, frameless, builder grade mirror. It's one of your biggest bathroom features, and also one of the least special. Here's the good news. If you have one of these very common mirrors, there are tons of ways you can upgrade them on a budget. The quintessential budget way is to frame what you … Continue reading 11 Budget Ways to Upgrade Your Basic Frameless Bathroom Mirror
As the weather gets warmer, we all start spending more of our time outdoors. Our attention shifts from interior design projects to our outdoor spaces. Warmer months mean the chance to sit in the sunshine and enjoy cooking and eating meals with family and friends out in the fresh air. But, is your garden up … Continue reading 50 Gorgeous Outdoor Patio Design Ideas
For the decade and a half that I lived, mostly car-free, in Boston as an adult, the number one weekly chore that I dreaded was schlepping heavy essentials home from the store by foot, subway, or (when the snow was thigh deep) splurging on a taxi or ZipCar. Laundry detergent, dog food, and 2-liters of … Continue reading Target Is Rolling Out Same-Day Delivery for In-Store Purchases