DIY Ideas for the Easter Brunch Table

Crafts-Easter Table

Make the most of your Easter celebration by preparing a brunch table with a few easy, handcrafted items. “A couple of special touches will make...

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    Right at Home: Concrete Gains Ground as Decorative Material

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    Let’s Get Organized – Part II

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    Get a Head Start on Spring with These Garden Prep Tips (Infographic)

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    Real or Engineered Hardwood Flooring?

    Choosing a floor is an essential part of any home improvement or renovation project. Homeowners looking for a classic look throughout their home may opt... Read more

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    From Pastels to ‘Noir,’ the Colors of 2015 Decor

    For 2015, the hot colors in home decor range from yummy ice cream pastels to a few deep, saturated hues. The pastels include blush, sky... Read more

  • Splurge on custom furniture for a small living room to get the perfect size and colour to fit the space. (Paul Chmielowiec)

    Right on the Money: Save or Splurge?

    Decorating your home is always exciting, whether you’re working with a designer or putting your own design skills to work. But when it comes time... Read more

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    Aging Gracefully: How Midcentury Modern Classics Adapted

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    Managing the Crazy: Some Tips on Parenting Two Kids Under 2

    NEW YORK — Monaco has royal parents of newborn twins, and Britain’s Kate and William will soon have a second little prince, but will parenting... Read more

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    Creative Decorating With Houseplants, From Floor to Ceiling

    In homes where space and time are precious, the future of the humble houseplant may depend on whether it can earn its keep. Houseplants that... Read more

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    6 DIY Jewelry Organizers That Double as Bedroom Decor

    The problem with jewelry boxes, is that your pendent necklaces and fun bangles don’t only get all tangled up, you only get to show them... Read more

  • Painting cabinets and walls the same colour creates a clean, uniform look. (Canadian Home Trends)

    10 Ways to Make a Small Kitchen Look Larger

    No Space? No Problem! Here’s a step-by-step plan on how to make a small kitchen look and feel larger. 1. Repaint. A simple coat of... Read more

  • Installing shelves and drawers under a staircase is genius. (Lori Andrews)

    De-Clutter Your Home

    When the topic of storage comes up, I am reminded of the hilarious skit by the late George Carlin who joked about the “stuff” we... Read more

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    Should You Buy a Tankless Water Heater?

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    Books as Decor: Versatile but Meaningful Design Elements

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    6 Incredible Projects From Crafty DIY Couples

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  • A simple design cut from bright coloured paper and mounted on white card can make a striking greetings card (Kat Piper/Here and Far)

    Paper-cutting Polish Style

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