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Why Nate Berkus Doesn’t Recommend Following Trends

Intel from the designer who started his empire at age 24.

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A brand-new backsplash in 20 minutes.

6 Paint Projects You Shouldn’t Tackle Solo

Leave these to the pros.

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You’ve Tried Color-Blocked Walls, But Don’t Ignore Your Floors

A DIY even paint rookies can master.

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Bye, bye, bye…

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Put your works-in-progress on full display.

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It’s okay to color outside the lines.

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This time’s the charm?

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Is this the new Marie Kondo fold?

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“It goes with everything and makes a cool, contemporary statement.”

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Curtain call.

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A sculptural centerpiece.

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Effective and aesthetically pleasing.

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You’ll want to bookmark these.

Have 10 Minutes? Get Your Freezer as Tidy as Your Fridge

Stop giving the spot the cold shoulder.

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A simple Scandi pick from one of design’s boldest stars.

We Hacked a $3,000 Custom Built-In Bookcase for Just $500

IKEA strikes again.

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We’re all in this fight against clutter together.

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Here’s how to avoid them.

Why My Heart Belongs to Garage Sales

Finding the magic in other people’s things.

Reese Witherspoon Is Producing Netflix’s Next Big Organizing Series

We can’t wait to binge this one.

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Create & Cultivate’s founder knows her stuff.

7 Tricks for a Tidier Underwear Drawer in 10 Minutes

No more lonely socks.

Hiring the Wrong Contractor for Your Reno Could Cost You

5 steps to getting it right.

5 Exceptions to the Rule That It Costs Less to DIY

The pros do the math.

Brokers Share the Most Common Reasons You Lose Your Deposit 

Check, please!

This Modern Sydney Cottage Is Chock-Full of Amazing Storage Ideas

Now that’s a smart use of a staircase.

5 Unexpected Ways Your Home Might Be Affecting Your Relationship

The experts weigh in.

If You Have 15 Minutes, You Can Organize Your Kids’ Art Supplies

Just in time for back to school.

Sarah Sherman Samuel DIY-ed Her Firepit in One Weekend

Have s’mores at the ready.

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Starting with that cabinet wall.

You Don’t Need to Be an Artist to DIY This Color-Blocked Mural

Ready your paint roller.

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Slide them on.

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A little prep goes a long way.

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Bookmark it before you find a new apartment.

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It'll be our secret.

You Can Turn an IKEA Paper Lantern Into a Work of Art With Just a Marker

Tap into your inner artist.

Where to Shop for Dorm Decor, Based on Your Design Style

Let’s get personal.

Drew Barrymore’s Unexpected Art Display Is Off-the-Wall (Literally)

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Eyesore no more.

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