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Retro party table

Entertaining Ideas: Fiesta-Inspired Garden Party

Party like it’s 1938 with furniture, accessories, and linens as colorful as the vintage Fiesta plates we used as inspiration.   Sometimes you just gotta pull the collectibles…

Prairie Pedlar barn and gardens

Garden Tours: A Reclaimed Garden on the Prairie

On an Iowa acreage, Jane and Jack Hogue do what they love: Garden, transform timeworn items into treasured heirlooms, and keep their proud rural heritage alive for others…

Prairie Pedlar

Garden Tour: A Repurposed Prairie Retreat

In the rolling hills of northwest Iowa, an inventive couple sells country-chic garden ideas on a recycled farm. It’s not the glint of the new: it’s a resurrection…

Walnut antique show street

Antiquing Getaway: The Must-See Walnut Antique Show

This charming small Iowa town’s turn-of-the-century buildings, brick and tree-lined streets, country hospitality and existing antique malls and shops are the perfect setting for an annual antique show…

Maine cottage exterior

House Tour: A Family Cottage in Coastal Maine

This ocean-side haven serves as an enchanting place to get away or get together. The idyllic cottage, reborn from a family home, has been a labor of love…

Entry decor elements

Easy DIY Ideas: How to Make a Key Tray

Make a pretty key tray for your entry with fabric scraps and decoupage medium to keep car and house keys corralled.   Floral-inspired projects and the joyful Sea…

floral wall paper pattern

Easy DIY Ideas: A Fab Floral Entry

Give your entry a fresh façade and create a welcoming foyer for guests with these joyful floral-inspired projects.   Fashion a dazzling entry wall with paper from York…

Yo-yo lampshade on nightstand

Easy DIY Ideas: Update a Plain Lampshade

Give an ordinary lampshade a whimsical touch with cascades of hand-stitched fabric yo-yos.   Creating a fussy-cut quilt like this can yield a lot of small fabric scraps…

Bed with floral quilt

Easy DIY Ideas: A Floral-Inspired Bedroom

Celebrate spring’s arrival and renew a bland bedroom with this bright bouquet of floral-inspired crafts.   From an enticing bed covered with flowering linens to an upcycled nightstand…

Vintage potting bench

Easy Garden Ideas: A Repurposed Potting Bench

Karla Ritchey’s McKinney, Texas, garden is a decorative tour de force of the art of repurposing. But she also turns her talents to embellishing the hardest-working element, too—her…

Repurposed patio with door, mantel, table and chairs

Outdoor Rooms: A Repurposed Patio

Karla Ritchey knows a thing or two about putting together repurposed elements. And she’s got a gorgeous outdoor room to prove it.   Behind the garage, a junked-out…

She Shed interior

Outdoor rooms: A Sweet Salvage She Shed

Karla Ritchey’s hand-built shed in McKinney, Texas, beckons with comfy furnishings, clever repurposing, and attention to hardworking details.   The centerpiece of Karla’s back garden, the light-filled shed…