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Fire pits are the perfect place to gather on summer nights. We are sharing our favorite fire pits to buy. Make s’mores, keep warm, and enjoy time with friends and family around a warm fire. Make your patio a special place with these tips for adding patio ambience or backyard lightning in addition to your fire pit. Or […] The post 30+ Fire Pits to Buy and Build appeared first on Remodelaholic.

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Categories: outdoor furniture, porch and patio, remodel inspiration by room, round up posts, fire pits, outdoor, outdoor living, outdoors

Build a solid wood DIY chevron barn door with a herringbone pattern. Photo tutorial plus a PDF woodworking plan to make it easy to build your own barn door from reclaimed wood or fresh lumber.  See more DIY doors and barn doors in our Shut The Front Door DIY series, plus our picks for affordable […] The post How to Build a Wood Chevron Barn Door appeared first on Remodelaholic.

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Hanging planters, pots, and planters are all great ways to add a touch of greenery and life indoor and outdoors around your home. They can also add your own touch to your decor by picking a pot or planter that matches for style. Build a planter wall to go with these planters and pots. Read […] The post 50+ Hanging Planters, Pots, and Planters appeared first on Remodelaholic.

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Categories: crafts, decorate, remodel inspiration by room, round up posts, planter, planters, pots

Grab this printable patriotic party pack to add some Americana style to your 4th of July barbecue and all other parties this summer, including fillable invitations and decor. Add something more to a patriotic party with this red, white, and blue parfaits, or these 4th of July BBQ ideas, and have fun making a patriotic […] The post Printable Patriotic Party Pack for 4th of July BBQs appeared first on Remodelaholic.

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Categories: diy, paper crafts, party ideas, patriotic, printable, 4th of july, blue, canon, independence day, july 4th, party pack, patriotic, printable, red, red white and blue, summer, white

These crispy chicken tacos are amazing! Super crispy chicken strips served over a bed of lettuce, some red onion slices and tucked into a warm corn tortilla. Adjust the toppings to fit what you have on hand and love: cotija cheese? Guacamole? A squeeze of lemon juice? Yes, yes, and a million times yes! See […] The post Crispy Chicken Tacos appeared first on Remodelaholic.

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Categories: chicken & poultry, dinner, recipes, chicken, chicken breast, mexican, taco, taco night, taco tuesday, tacos

Learn how to build your own wood window cornice box to dress up your window frame. Building a custom wood window valance is a great beginner building project! See more of self-taught DIYer Jenny’s home and tips for beginning DIYers here — you won’t want to miss her beautiful kitchen and living room! Plus read […] The post How to Build and Hang a Window Cornice appeared first on Remodelaholic.

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Jaime Costiglio of Jaime Costiglio came up with a beautiful way to add character to this wedding reception entrance. Her DIY wooden planter boxes created a warm and welcoming feeling. Just follow Jaime’s step-by-step DIY wooden planter boxes tutorial for your patio or next event! DIY Wooden Planter Boxes Wedding décor includes everything from the smallest... The post DIY Wooden Planter Boxes appeared first on The Home Depot Blog.

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Categories: uncategorized, diy projects, diy wedding decor, lumber

Turning Your Basement Into The Perfect Workspace Spring is that glorious time of year when you feel a need to clean the massive mess produced throughout the winter when motivation was the only thing lower than the temperature. Unfortunately, I do not own a garage at this time, but I do have a basement that... The post Turning Your Basement Into The Perfect Workspace appeared first on The Home Depot Blog.

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Categories: uncategorized, clean sweep, cleaning supplies, spring cleaning

Stacy Risenmay of Not Just A Housewife wanted to come up with a fun bed design for her son’s new room. This DIY modern bed with storage not only looks great in a kid’s room, but it’s also very functional. Read on to see step-by-step instructions! How to Build a DIY Modern Bed with Storage When he... The post How to Build a Modern Bed with Storage appeared first on The Home Depot Blog.

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Categories: uncategorized, bedroom ideas, furniture, plywood

Stacy Risenmay of Not Just a Housewife recently re-designed her son’s bedroom. For the new space, Stacy built a custom modern loft bed. Find out how you can recreate this look in six simple steps! Six Easy Steps to Build a DIY Modern Loft Bed for Teens When I was planning this bedroom makeover I knew... The post Build a Modern Loft Bed in Six Steps appeared first on The Home Depot Blog.

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Categories: uncategorized, bedroom ideas, furniture

Spring Cleaning: A Garage Makeover New year, new garage, who this? That’s right! I had the opportunity to partner up with Home Depot to transform my lack luster garage into the ultimate one stop shop for all my organization and cleaning needs. Fun fact: I wanted to sleep on top of the workbench the night... The post Spring Cleaning: A Garage Makeover appeared first on The Home Depot Blog.

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Categories: uncategorized, clean sweep, organization, spring cleaning, storage

Spring Cleaning: Start by Organizing Your Garage Now that the cold dark season we call winter is coming to an end, we’re finally starting to see some hope in the form of blue skies and slightly less freezing temperatures. Ah, spring is right around the corner. Naturally, the garage is the messiest place in our... The post How to Organize Your Garage Like a Pro appeared first on The Home Depot Blog.

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Categories: uncategorized, clean sweep, garage ideas, organization, spring cleaning, storage

After Shelby Vanhoy of Pretty in the Pines bought a new home, she knew she wanted to redo the fireplace to match her style. By re-tiling the fireplace and adding shiplap above the mantle, Shelby was able to elongate the fireplace and make the entire room feel brighter. Read on to see the steps Shelby took for... The post How to Brighten Up a Room with a Fireplace Makeover appeared first on The Home Depot Blog.

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Categories: uncategorized, fireplaces, home improvement, living room ideas

Maybe your patio furniture needs a complete overhaul. Or, maybe it just needs a little tweaking. When you have the freedom to mix and match patio furniture, you can take what you love and leave what you don’t. Check out how you can create this outdoor oasis with mix and match patio furniture and... The post Mix and Match Patio Furniture to Create Your Perfect Set appeared first on The Home Depot Blog.

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Categories: uncategorized, outdoor living, patio, patio ideas

Staci Salazar, the blogger behind Our Family Lifestyle, wanted to add farmhouse style to her build grade home. With a little bit of planning, she was able to make a big impact. Read on for six simple farmhouse kitchen ideas from Staci that will give your kitchen a fresh, new look. Six Easy Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas... The post Six Easy Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas appeared first on The Home Depot Blog.

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Categories: uncategorized, home improvement, kitchen ideas, paint

Kitchen Hardware Refresh Updating your cabinet hardware can give your kitchen a complete refresh. Oftentimes, cabinet knobs and pulls are the last thing you think about when styling your home decor.  Replacing your kitchen hardware is an easy way to freshen up the look of your kitchen and can be completed easily and inexpensively. We... The post Kitchen Hardware Refresh appeared first on The Home Depot Blog.

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Categories: uncategorized, hardware, kitchen, liberty, martha stewart living

TK More Stories from Remodelista Steal This Look: A Small but Smart Kitchen in Brooklyn Remodeling 101: The Viking vs. Wolf Range 15 Ideas to Steal from Vintage Kitchens

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Categories: kitchens

Kyle Hoff and Alex O'Dell are on a mission to rethink apartment essentials. Wanting to offer millennials affordable and simple—plus well-built and American-made—alternatives to Ikea and its kind, they set up shop in a Detroit garage in 2014 and named their company Floyd (a salute to the three-generations of steel workers in Kyle's family, all Floyds). Their debut design, the Floyd Leg, is a steel clamp-on support that can turn just about any flat surface into a table. "The idea was born out of...

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Categories: bedrooms

David Friedlander and Jacqueline Schmidt's 700-square-foot Brooklyn apartment is full of smart ideas: Sliding doors and Murphy beds throughout, plus a surprisingly spacious-feeling galley kitchen. Among the ideas we're planning to co-opt: 24-inch stainless steel appliances, a budget faucet, and honed, not polished, marble countertops.  Above: Architect David Bucovy converted a traditional kitchen into a minimalist galley design. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Dwell...

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Categories: kitchens

Emanuel de Sousa, an architect, and his finance sister Patricia de Sousa teamed up in 2012 to open Rosa Et Al, a six-room guesthouse in a 19th-century building in the arts district of Porto, Portugal, with a midcentury vibe, accented with unexpected homey touches (including afghan throws crocheted by Patricia). The hotel's small concept shop offers design books, homemade limoncello, local Portuguese wines, and more; also on offer: wine tastings, special events, and workshops and retreats...

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Categories: design travel

Meet the next generation of the Noguchi light: washi paper pendants by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, the British duo who designed London's pierced metal 2012 Olympic torch. Known as Hotaru—which means "firefly" in Japanese—the new lanterns are made by hand by Ozeki & Co., the Japanese company that's been producing Noguchi's light sculptures since the early fifties. “We have always loved the simplicity and beauty of Japanese paper lanterns and have often talked about designing them," say...

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Categories: home inspiration

From weird color combinations to grandmother chic: our predictions for the interiors trends that will define 2016. 1. Grandmother Chic Above: We're obsessed with the needlepoint headboard at the Durslade Farmhouse in Somerset, England. 2. Shield Shapes  Above: Shield shapes are making a splash, from mirrors to cutting boards. 3. Artisanal Architectural Hardware  Above: Beyond the plastic switchplate: One-off architectural hardware is a trend...

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Categories: design travel

We're ringing in the New Year with a look at what's new and fresh (and surprising) in interior design. Above: Photograph via Saar Manche. Monday Above: In today's Design News department, we're identifying 16 trends that will define the coming year in design (including grandmother chic).  Tuesday Above: Tomorrow in Steal This Look, we identify the components that make this streamlined Brooklyn kitchen so smart and functional. Wednesday ...

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Madrid architect Camino Alonso compares her 290-square-foot prefab house to a Monopoly game piece. Designed for two—and portable, no less—it's so cleverly laid out that there's plenty of storage. Really. If you have a spot to put it—and live within driving distance of the Madrid factory that makes it—you can buy your own tiny house. Prices start at €21,900 (about $24,000). The secret to making the space feel airy? High ceilings. With its steep roof line, the house departs deliberately from the...

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Categories: architecture & interiors

A new wave of entrepreneurs is taking on Ikea, cutting out the middlemen and offering flat pack furniture direct to consumers and, in some cases, at below-Ikea prices. Akron Street Above: The Draper Desk is $485. Founders Lulu Li and Hansley Yunez named their company after the street in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where they had their first apartment. Their first collection of furniture is made of FSC-certified white oak from the Appalachians, and the furniture itself is...

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This week the Gardenista team revisits the greatest gardening hits of 2015. Above: A look at the favorite plants of Charles and Ray Eames at the iconic modernist house in A Modern Garden: At Home with Charles and Ray Eames. Above: Gardenista's 10 favorite succulents and the secrets to caring for them in 10 Easy Pieces: Best Succulents. Above: Get the look of a 19th-century greenhouse with Hardscaping 101: Steel Factory-Style Windows and...

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Categories: outdoor spaces








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