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One Designer on How to Make Your Screened-In Porch Usable This Winter

Plus the bonus room that should be your top priority.

Why Choose Between an Outdoor Shower and Tub When You Can Have Both?

From a zero-character yard to a back-door jungle.

A Light Redesign Turned This Underused L.A. Yard Into a Yearlong Hangout

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of entertaining outdoors.

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Budget-Friendly Tiles Laid the Groundwork for This Outdoor Living Room

Plus a clever use for leftover stone.

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An Addition in the Front Gave This Family More Space Without Losing the Yard

Bonus: A new porch for 6-feet-apart gatherings.

This ’20s Home Is Boxy No More, Thanks to a New “Miracle Wood” Facade

One material, three ways.

The Most-Searched Term on Zillow in 2020 Is a Mood

A look back at four of our favorite examples.

12 Cozy Finds for Winterizing Your Patio, Because Outside Is the New Inside

Pandemic-friendly entertaining, solved.

Amanda Seyfried’s $285 Smokeless Firepit Is Flying Off the Shelves

Here’s where to grab yours.

Painting Your Front Door This Color Could Increase Your Home’s Value by $6K

No need to cover the entire facade.

6 Modern Ideas for Getting Your Front Door Looking Holiday-Ready

Double wreaths and shades of pink put a twist on tradition.

4 Surprisingly Cute Folding Chairs for When You’re Waiting in Line to Vote

Save yourself a seat.

Top Paint Brands Reveal the 6 Exterior Colors Flying Off the Shelves

Now make them your own.

A Pink Screen Door Revamp That’ll Have You Reconsidering the Exterior Feature

This $99 DIY brings fresh air (and style) in.

Chilly Nights Are Here, So This Backyard Addition Is More Popular Than Ever

Luckily we found a few in-stock options.

IKEA Predicts a Major Shift in How We Decorate at Home

The Swedish giant has seen the light.

A Groovy Painted Floor Idea From the Most Unexpected Place—A Treehouse

The kids helped choose the final design.

This Terracotta Stool Keeps Selling Out—Grab It While You Can

How to style it indoors or out.

This Couple Hung a Giant Ship’s Sail to Hide Their Neighbor’s Vinyl Siding

Goodbye, plastic facade. Ahoy, privacy.

This Backyard Reno Is Gaining Popularity—Here’s How to Make Yours Unique

Hint: Plants and paint will set you apart.

Extend Summer With Amazon’s Most Affordable Firepit

It’s under $100.

This Style of Home Was Dubbed the Least Popular in America

But it deserves a second look.

The 4 Key Elements Shea McGee Considered When Designing Her New Pool

Concrete and porcelain pavers are not created equal.

Bring Graphic Flair to Your Backyard With This $30 Amazon Best-Seller

Gingham isn’t just for indoors.

A Thriving Shade Garden Is One Amazon Purchase Away

Crucial for your plants’ first year.

5 Chic Outdoor Showers That Give Bathtubs a Run for Their Money

Now this is luxury.

This ’90s Vinyl Pool Now Has a Gunite Look (But Without the $50K Price Tag)

How a Montauk couple overhauled their yard on a budget.

Inflatable Pools Are Sold Out Everywhere—But This Chic Find Is Still in Stock

The striped Scandi option we’re loving.

Bella Hadid’s Backyard Swing DIY Is Your Easy Afternoon Project

You don’t have to be a power-tool pro.

You Recoup Nearly 95% of This Exterior Update When You Sell

This easy upgrade is your best investment.

9 Greens That Naturally Ward Off Garden Pests

Have you tried companion planting yet?

Reese Witherspoon’s Backyard Hack: No-Construction Garden Beds

Get to the growing part faster.

The Retro Material Trend We Spied in Zara Home’s Summer Collection

Our favorite pieces are under $50.

A Paper Lantern DIY to Try With Your Kids—And Show Off in Your Backyard

How this mom is celebrating Eid al-Adha at home.

Everyone’s Buying This $14 Backyard Upgrade on Amazon

It’s perfect for summer nights.

For an Outdoor Kitchen on a Budget, Try This Work-Around

Don’t build from scratch—extend the one you have.

With WFH as the New Normal, Backyard Shed Sales Are Soaring

The easiest way to add square footage.

This Pool’s Bubblegum Hue and Dripping Vines Make You Forget It’s Empty

Elsewhere, a washer-turned-firepit.

Dominique Drakeford’s Container Garden Was Entirely Started From Seed

The Sustainable Brooklyn cofounder shares her best tips.

7 Ways to Make Your Stock Tank Feel Like a Grown-Up Pool

Stay cool without spending a fortune.

A $400 Prefab Kit and Some Leftover Pallets Equal a Lush Greenhouse

The perfect starter pack.

A Pool Won’t Increase Your Home’s Value, But These 3 Yard Updates Will

One simple task puts $1,200 back in your pocket.

Free-Form Circles Took This Garage From Eyesore to Artwork

In just three hours.

With the Philodendron Hope, You’re One Step Closer to an Indoor Canopy

Rain-forest vibes only.

4 DIY Patio Ideas We’re Stealing From New York City Restaurants

Yes, you can fake a tile floor outdoors.

How One Cool Dad Built the Ultimate Backyard Playground for $1K

A follower of his has already copied it.

How to Transform the Backyard Amenity Everyone’s Buying This Summer

Will you go tropical or minimalist?

6 Experts Share Their Holy Grail Tools for City Gardening

Including a miracle pest-repelling oil.

Every Good Shade Garden Has This Feature Next to It

Before you plant, prep.