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Simple Steps to Create Your Own Spooky-Elegant Halloween Table Setting

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By Justine Hand for Remodelista

Good Halloween decor should always evoke a ghost story. To honor All Hallows' Eve with a more subtle, grown-up approach—something that is only vaguely sinister or decayed. This year I wanted to serve up a spectral supper in the dining room. Using little more than floating black leaves...

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The Best Ways to Clean Your Stainless Steel

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By Donna Boyle Schwartz for BobVila.com Stainless steel brings a bright and polished feel to any kitchen but keeping that brilliant sheen takes a little bit of work… and some very specific cleaning products. The first thing to consider when you set out to clean stainless steel appliances, sinks, and countertops... read more

DIY This Potted Herb Garden That's Perfect for Small Spaces

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Just because you don’t have an outdoor space doesn’t mean you have to be left out from enjoying your own fresh herbs. Here’s a simple countertop herb garden that you can DIY in an afternoon. Now, dig in and get your green thumb on.

What You’ll Need:

Pot 5 herbs, variety... read more

Brit Moran of Brit + Co.'s 5 DIY Projects Couples Can Do Together

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By Brit Morin of Brit + Co. for The Nest // Couple image: Getty I love all DIY projects and am always on the lookout for fun, beautiful projects that my readers can tackle on their own at home. Today, I’m focusing on DIY projects for couples. (Hint: There are plenty of ways... read more

Personalize This Simple Clamp Lamp for a Homey Bright Spot

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Lighten up! Your home that is. Dreary weather means less sunlight but with this simple tweak to an inexpensive clamp lamp (Read: make it any color you like!), you'll have a personalized lighting addition to your home office or favorite reading nook.

What You'll Need:

One Incandescent Clamp Light with... read more

When Fake is Great! Check Out This Gold Leaf & Faux Marble Coffee Table

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The Hunted Interior's Kristin Jackson gives the lowdown on a quick DIY coffee-table refresh to improve your living space. Cost: $40 with repurposed table, $100 as shown | Time: 2.5 hours What You'll Need: Spray adhesive Table(s), such as the VITTSJO nesting tables from IKEA Gold leaf Gold leaf or... read more

Hanging Vases: The Make-Pretty Idea for Every Space

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Create an airy and colorful space by adding flowers to hanging vases. You can buy one like our pick from Terrain, pictured here. Or take the DIY route and make it yourself. Check out how, below.

With simple tools and materials, Gardenista's Erin Boyle designed the...

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Room Refresh: Lighten Up a Living Room with a Painted Fireplace

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It's easy to get bored with the room you live in day in and day out, but definitely don't settle. We gave this living room in suburban New Jersey a simple refresh -- all for under $150! We painted the brick fireplace white (hello, instant update!) and covered the out-of-place sofa to transform the room into a bright and... read more

The Better-in-Leather DIY Knife Rack You Won’t Believe

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Remodelista's Alexa Hotz likes to peek inside kitchens. "I like to see how other people store their kitchen knives," she says. "Are the knives tucked away in a stealth in-drawer block? Or are they out in the open in a traditional countertop block, or suspended from a magnetic strip?" So when she spotted a...

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You CAN Make This Faux Mercury Glass Tumbler in a Half Hour

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Transform those boring plain tumblers at home with a touch of mid-century style (hello, Roger Sterling!). You can give them a mercury-glass look with a can of mirror-finish spray paint and just a few simple steps. Here’s your quick guide. What You'll Need: Glass tumblers Mirror-finish spray paint Painter's tape Paper... read more