LifeStyle: Home & Garden

8 Hot Landscaping Trends for 2017

Wednesday  18:30,   24 may 2017
Zillow

Expect to see these design motifs and popular plants around your neighborhood. Just like home interiors, landscape design evolves with our lifestyles and the times. Here’s a look at eight trends that will be shaping your lawn, garden, and outdoor[...]

The Most Popular Paint Colors in the U.S.

Tuesday  18:16,   23 may 2017
Architectural Digest

Sherwin-Williams has found one issue many Americans can agree on: their favorite paint colors. The new National Painting Week Color Psychology Study, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Sherwin-Williams and released last week, reveals that 62[...]

5 Signs Of A Dog-Friendly Neighborhood

Monday  19:12,   22 may 2017
Trulia

With more than 36% of U.S. households including a dog (according to a 2012 survey from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation), it’s no surprise that finding a pet-friendly neighborhood is an important consideration for many[...]

5 Signs Of A Dog-Friendly Neighborhood

Monday  19:12,   22 may 2017
Trulia

With more than 36% of U.S. households including a dog (according to a 2012 survey from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation), it’s no surprise that finding a pet-friendly neighborhood is an important consideration for many[...]

Finding the Right Type of Grass for Your Lawn

Monday  18:51,   22 may 2017
Bob Vila

Everyone wants a lush, green lawn that’s the envy of the neighborhood, but no one wants to work too hard at it!  Everyone wants a lush, green lawn that’s the envy of the neighborhood, but no one wants to work too hard at it! The secret[...]

How to Keep Your House Clean for Longer Than 5 Minutes

Monday  18:32,   22 may 2017
Architectural Digest

So you've scrubbed every corner of your home until it's sparkling. In the living[...]

How To: Make and Use Your Own Deer Repellent

Thursday  18:18,   18 may 2017
Bob Vila

Photo: istockphoto.com Deer are delightful romping through the forest but can wreak havoc in a garden, decimating vegetables, fruit trees, landscaping beds, even “deer-resistant” shrubs and pine and holly trees if they’re hungry[...]

The Do's and Don'ts of Keeping Your General Contractor Happy

Wednesday  18:21,   17 may 2017
Architectural Digest

Working with a new general contractor is like any fledgling relationship—you're a little nervous, a little excited, and wary to make any wrong moves. Do speak your[...]

Solved! What to Do About a Smelly Dishwasher

Wednesday  18:21,   17 may 2017
Bob Vila

Any ideas for freshening things up a smelly dishwasher? Q: I’ve noticed an unpleasant odor coming from my dishwasher, and my usual dishwashing detergent clearly isn’t strong enough to tackle[...]

Do You Really Need Renter's Insurance?

Tuesday  19:26,   16 may 2017
Refinery29

Like many kinds of insurance, renter's coverage can seem like a thanks, but no thanks deal. After all, if you never end up using it, haven't you just spent a portion Like many kinds of insurance, renter's coverage can seem like a thanks,[...]

7 Secrets to Chic, Kid-Friendly Decor

Tuesday  19:26,   16 may 2017
Vogue

When you love fine art, are partial to high-end furniture, but have children who dominate your home, staying true to your design aesthetic can be challenging. How do you show off the gorgeous new fabric you snagged on a trip abroad without worrying [...]

You'll Never Guess How This Blogger Faked These Gorgeous Tile Floors

Friday  21:18,   12 may 2017
Country Living

We can't believe those tiles are actually hand-painted!Looking at the "after" photos, you'd never guess that pattern was actually painted[...]

50 Clever Ways to Clean with Baking Soda

Wednesday  22:56,   10 may 2017
Taste of Home

From the kitchen to the bathroom to the garage, discover the surprising things you can clean with baking soda. We all know that baking soda is an essential ingredient in whipping up fluffy pancakes, quick breads and perfect cakes. But did[...]

Keep This, Toss That: 8 Items in Your Medicine Cabinet You Should Check

Thursday  19:26,   04 may 2017
PopSugar

I'm going to be transparent and let you know that I don't clean out my medicine cabinet until items are falling off the shelves. Since the majority of these items require being stored in a cool and dry place for optimal shelf life,[...]

13 Creative Ways to Plant Succulents

Friday  22:42,   28 april 2017
Mental Floss

Creative ways to show off your succulents.Megan Andersen-Read stuffed snail shells with cuttings of various small succulents that had begun to root, and then added just enough potting soil around those roots. She had enough shells that she was able[...]