The Latest In DIY & How-To

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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.

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How Long Do Pillows Last? Plus the Signs That It’s Time to Replace Them

Life span varies by type.

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How Long Does a Mattress Last? Plus the Signs It’s Time for a New One

Life span varies by type.

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Linen Versus Cotton Sheets: What’s to Love (and Not) About Both Natural Fibers

One conveys laid-back luxury, and the other is famously soft.

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Bamboo Versus Cotton Sheets: Which Are Coolest, Which Cost Less, and More

A sleep expert and a designer weigh in.

This $6 Planter Wasn’t So Cute—Here’s How We Gave It a Patterned Glow-Up

This $6 Planter Wasn’t So Cute—Here’s How We Gave It a Patterned Glow-Up

Bonus points if you match the print to your walls.

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How to Buy a Mattress With Zero Regret, Even If You Haven’t Tested It Out

Plus all the questions to ask.

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How Our Style Director Gave Her IKEA Doormat a $20 Checkerboard Makeover

You don’t even need a measuring tape.

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The Foam Versus Spring Mattress Debate: Which One You (and Your Back) Will Love

There is also sustainability to consider.

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Searches for Recycled Decor Are Up 95%, So Here’s How to Reuse Your Coffee-Table Books

And the countertop scraps from your kitchen reno.

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Memory Foam Versus Hybrid Mattresses: What Our Editors Really Think

And which one is best for you.

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What Is a Hybrid Mattress? Plus All the Reasons You’ll Love It (or Not)

Calling all edge-of-the-bed sleepers.

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The Price Points, Pros, and Cons of All the Different Types of Mattresses

Back pain? Side sleeper? There’s one for you.

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How to Clean a Mattress With Supplies You Already Have at Home

Plus how often you should do the job.

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Baseboards Just Got a Little Cooler Thanks to This Kids’ Ramadan Craft

A paper village one-ups paint.

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How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

The answer could—no joke!—improve your health.

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I Sewed Myself a Custom Headboard in 10 Minutes—Without the $1,700 Price Tag

My bedroom has never looked so luxe.

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Can You Paint Tile? The Kitchen vs. the Bathroom

Our experts weigh in on the process.