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Our Brewfest

Entertaining Ideas: Craft a Beer Fest

Give your favorite brew its due by hosting a beer bash focusing on regional craft beers. Celebrate brews by throwing a casual beer bash and explore the wide…

Pegboard and bracketed shelf

Easy DIY Ideas: Kitchen Shelf and Pegboard

Bring a little extra storage and organization to your kitchen or breakfast nook with a do-it-yourself bracketed shelf and pegboard.   Ornate wood brackets provide cottage character to…

Stack of painted mugs

Easy DIY Ideas: Petal-Perfect Painted Mugs

Doodles on your dishware? Why not? Create custom cups with your own designs in just a few easy steps.   Gather your materials for a mug marking session….

vintage floral kitchen accessories

Easy DIY Ideas: Make a Kitchen Island

Unless you’re blessed with the kitchen of your dreams, you can always use more work space in that busiest of all rooms. With a few basic tools and…

Vintage kitchen decor

Easy DIY Ideas: Creative Kitchen Crafts

Give your kitchen a style boost with these simple projects you can do in a weekend.   An extra work surface is always welcome in a small kitchen….

completed family room makeover

Before & After: A Dynamic Den Do-Over

Updating a dingy den with color, pattern, and collections creates a space where people love to spend time.   Built in 1973 and virtually unchanged since that time,…

Glass totem in border

DIY Garden Ideas: Glittering Glass Accents

Give your garden some glimmer and glam with accents made from glass and ceramics.   Summer may be winding down but there’s still plenty of time to add…

Shaved Ice with syrup

Easy Entertaining Ideas: Shaved Ice Cocktails

Cool off and recapture your childhood while giving it a grownup twist with our shaved ice cocktail recipes.   The secret to truly nostalgic snow cones or shaved…

Summer patio party eating table for brat fest

Entertaining Ideas: A Labor Day Brat Bar

Make your Labor Day entertaining as enjoyable for the hostess as it is for her guests with this easy-to-prepare and simple-to-serve brat bar.   Set up tables on…

Shed exterior

Building a Garden Shed: Inside the She Shed

At 12 feet square, our DIY she shed is big enough to host several hobbies. We outfitted it to accommodate two favorite pastimes: reading and gardening.   A…

Finished shed and patio

Building a Garden Shed: The Final Touches

The results are in! In partnership with Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores, we turned this lackluster backyard corner into a destination shed, patio, and garden.   Narvas shows Hannah…

Shed with shutters

Building a Garden Shed: Filling in the Blanks

In a weekend, a pergola and patio is born. With our custom-built shed finished, we turned our attention to the empty space between the shed and garage.  …