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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…

Mosaic sea mural

Easy Garden Ideas: Summer Project Round-Up

If you’re like me, the coolest weather for outdoor summer projects has past, but that doesn’t stop me from dreaming about the next thing or reflecting on the…

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…