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Patio Lighting Ideas That Brighten Up Your Outdoor Space Without Blending Into the Background

Including pendants, wall mounts, and lanterns.

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How to Organize a Linen Closet Neatly When You’re Not a Fan of Folding

Baskets and pillowcases will be your BFFs.

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Our Style Director Reveals How to Mix and Match Pillows on a Sofa

Including her starting point (no, it’s not the couch).

How I Turned My Woodworking Hobby Into a Career (While Still Juggling a 9-5)

How I Turned My Woodworking Hobby Into a Career (While Still Juggling a 9-5)

Robby Simon went from watching YouTube tutorials to selling his own pieces.

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When Is the Best Time to Buy a Mattress? (It’s Not Just on Holidays)

Plus the brands that usually offer decent discounts.

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We Asked Women in the Contracting World for the DIY You Should Be Trying

And their tips for staying on budget.

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None of the Most Affordable Cities for Outdoor Lovers Are on a Coast

Midwesterners, this one’s for you.

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This Drawer Is a Meal-Prepping Lifesaver in Chris Loves Julia’s Newly Renovated Kitchen

The garbage-bag refill slot is a close contender.

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How to Style a Bed Like a Domino Editor (It’s All in the Pillows)

The same duvet cover, three totally different looks.

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How to Wash Pillows So There Are No Lumpy, Misshapen Cushions in Your Future

Plus which ones should never go in the washing machine.

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How to Arrange Pillows on a Bed, From the Stack to the Reverse Pyramid

One setup creates an instant headboard.

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A $6 Target Dinner Plate Turned This IKEA Sconce Into a Custom Light Fixture

Here’s how to hack your own in three steps.

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How to Paint a Dresser So You Don’t End Up With a Sticky, Streaky Finish

Plus the one step you absolutely shouldn’t skip.

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How to Make Your Bed, Whether You Use a Top Sheet or Not

Plus our style director’s take on hospital corners.

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Moving Season Is Upon Us—Here’s How to Store Your Mattress in the In-Between Stage

Reconsider leaving it in your garage.

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Gen-Zers Are Indeed Buying Houses in the City Predicted to Be Most Popular in 2022

The experts called it; young home buyers listened.

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80% of People Move Over the Summer—Here Are 4 Tricks to Help Make It Stress-Free

From a pro organizer who has handled dozens.

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How to Fold a Fitted Sheet So It Actually Stacks Neatly

Because shoving it on the shelf isn’t nearly as satisfying.