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Eucalyptus in the shower? Here’s how to grow this fragrant plant for your spa-themed bathroom

Wish your bathroom felt like you were at the spa? Here's how to plant, care for, harvest, and hang eucalyptus in the shower for a relaxing, fragrant ambiance.
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What are bamboo bed sheets? Why you should consider them for summer

Here are the pros, cons, and everything else you need to know about bamboo bed sheets to buy this summer. 
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One of the best realtors in the country gave us their top tips for buying a home in 2023

If you're a first-time home buyer, don't stress. A realtor reveals their best tips on how to buy a house.
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Transform your backyard into a chef’s paradise: Stunning covered outdoor kitchen ideas you’ll love

Want to transform your yard into an oasis? Start with one of these covered outdoor kitchen ideas that are perfect for summer cooking and entertaining.
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What Costco price tags really mean

Instagrammer The Freebie Guy recently posted an easy way to tell if you are getting the lowest price for an item and what the price tags mean.
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The ultimate how-to guide for creating the perfect cozy reading nook

We can all use a place to escape to with a good book. With these tips, you'll create a reading nook so comfy you'll want to read all day.
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The grilling and backyard cookout essentials you should absolutely get at Costco

One of the best places to do the stocking up is Costco because their prices are generally lower, and you can buy in bulk and never run out.
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Should you buy new furniture in the Memorial Day sales?

Take advantage of Memorial Day sales to renew different rooms of your home with brand-new furniture.
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Say goodbye to dirt and odor: Learn how to wash pillows like a pro

Are your pillows harboring bacteria and other harmful things? Here's how to wash pillows so they're fresh and sanitary.
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Changes coming to mortgage fees could affect new homebuyers

The FHFA has announced an update to mortgage fees that could affect prospective homebuyers. We share what you need to know.
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Wicker is a gorgeous way to bring nature indoors

Since natural elements are having a moment in home design, wicker is a perfect addition in furniture, decor, and lighting.
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What is a pool house and why do you need one by your backyard pool?

A pool house can also be a great addition. We're explaining exactly what a pool house is, how it’s used, and why you might benefit from having one.
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Shiplap ceilings are as stunning as you would imagine: How to pull it off

Not only do shiplap ceilings add character and charm, but you can use the look to cover up a dated popcorn ceiling or for height and depth in a boring room.
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Wood paneling is back and better than ever in 2023

We love the use of wood paneling to add dimension to a dining room, create warmth to an entryway, or as a feature wall behind a bed frame or living room sofa.
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This Costco cake order went terribly wrong

It looks like the designer took the instructions a little too literally, making a cake that mirrored what the person ordering wanted the entire cake to be.
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6 gorgeous screened-in porch ideas perfect for relaxed summer living

These screened-in porch ideas will make you never want to leave your home this summer.
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Keep your pool house tidy with these simple organization ideas

We’re offering some tips for creating clever storage solutions to organize pool toys and chemicals in your pool house.
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Wet bars for mocktails? A new trend is here for 2023

Whether you've dedicated a space in your kitchen or have a section of the home you'd like to dedicate to a wet bar, there are tons of ideas to get you started.
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7 summer home improvement projects to hop on right now

Before you embark on any new DIY projects, check out these summer home improvement projects many homeowners neglect.
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How to declutter your home this summer: The ultimate checklist

Don’t let your old clutter pile up. Instead, follow this list to stay on top of your organization.
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We’re swooning over these absolutely adorable girl bedroom ideas on Instagram

We’ve scoured Instagram for the best girl room ideas we could find. Here are six of them.
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Need patio inspiration? Check out these amazing outdoor patio designs

We’re sharing some fantastic outdoor patio designs from Pinterest to help inspire you to revamp your patio space.
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This meal prep pro made 24 dinners and only spent $67 at Costco

If you're looking to eat healthy and want to stick to a budget, this Redditor’s meal prep system just may be for you.
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Chlorine vs. saltwater pool: Which is best for you?

What's the difference between chlorine and saltwater pools? We weigh the pros and cons of each.
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Make the most of your Craftsman front porch this summer with these style ideas

We’re sharing some of our best tips on styling a Craftsman porch so you can make the most of the space.
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Spruce up your kitchen with these eye-catching kitchen cabinet colors

There's a lot to consider when picking a kitchen cabinet color. These timeless cabinet colors will look great in any home.
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Protect your investment: Everything you need to know about roof cleaning

Here's a simple how-to guide on roof cleaning and what you need to know to protect your investment.
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Strawberries abound at the farmers market: What to do with this tasty fruit

The best part about the farmers market is the freshness — here's why you should pick up a few extra strawberries this weekend.
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How to fix a toilet handle (and 5 other bathroom fixes homeowners should know)

If this is your first time in a new home, ensure you know how to fix a toilet handle and other simple fixes to common bathroom issues.
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One simple change elevates kitchen cabinet design

If you're tired of older-looking kitchen cabinets, one easy way to transform their look is by adding wood paneling to the back of glass kitchen cabinets.
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Liven up drab beige bathroom tiles with these stunning shades

Beige bathroom tiles don't have to be boring. Try these striking hues to liven up your bathroom.
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5 incredible dining room wall decor ideas that aren’t just a gallery wall

Diverge from the overdone gallery wall trend with these amazing dining room wall decor ideas.
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The best ways to design a nook, according to experts

Spring is here, which means it's DIY season. Here, we look at improving your nook, with insights from experts in the field.
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A competitive rental market is pressuring one rural market more than anywhere else

If you're looking to rent and are flexible on where you live, this report gives a wealth of information by state to help you make an informed decision.
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Fence ideas: The pros and cons of every popular style

We’re weighing the pros and cons of the most popular fencing solutions to help you make the right decision for your home.
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The best cities for EV charging stations are all on the West Coast

EV charging stations are few and far between, but some major metro areas have better infrastructure than others. Here are the best cities for EV charging.
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Say goodbye to the traditional green lawn with this eco-friendly 2023 yard trend

Looking for ways to switch up your landscaping this summer? A wildflower native plant yard could be just what you need.
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TikToker shares 4 incredible home decor hacks if you have ADHD

For those living with ADHD, it can be difficult just getting out of the house in the morning. These home decor tips will help you organize better.
Modern house with brick driveway

7 appealing driveway design ideas that will make your home exterior look luxe

Here are our tips on how to update a boring driveway and turn it into a statement piece on the property.
Costco samples

Throwback pic shows Costco hasn’t changed much in 40 years

I don't recall our family having a Costco membership in the '80s, but if I did, I hope they had samples that drew people into the stores like they do today.
Outdoor propane gas fire pit with fall flowers and drinks

Build your own DIY fire pit this summer: The ultimate how-to guide

Custom fire pits look incredible, and they’re easy to assemble. So, here’s how to make your DIY fire pit this summer.
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This incredible app helps you find furniture that looks like it’s from premium brands – for a fraction of the cost

If you're looking for affordable furniture for your next redesign, Craftle's lookalike finder is just what you need.
Black bathroom wall with black sink and plant decor

Dark, dramatic, and modern: Here’s how to style an all-black bathroom

Black bathrooms look incredible, too. Check out these Instagram black bathroom designs for inspiration to pull off a dark palette.
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It’s not your imagination: Apartments are getting smaller

New research from RentCafe shows some staggering new insights into apartment sizes today. And they are getting smaller.
Reading nook in a bedroom with cozy chair and ottoman

5 brilliant reading nook ideas for the whole family

Need some reading nook inspiration? Here are some brilliant reading nook ideas for the whole family.
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DIY home decor: This bathroom tray looks high end but costs less than $5 to make

Everyone loves a good do-it-yourself project, especially when it saves you a ton of money and looks like it was bought it a high-end store.
Small outdoor cozy patio with soft lighting

5 clever outdoor lighting ideas even if you don’t have a big backyard

Try out these clever outdoor lighting solutions for your small space to add some illumination without sacrificing your design.
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Make your outdoor shower feel like a sanctuary with these fantastic ideas

Here are our tips on sprucing up an outdoor shower and making it look more appealing to the eye.
Black and white industrial kitchen

How to pull off a chic black and white kitchen (without it feeling cold)

We’re giving you the tips you need to achieve a chic black and white kitchen that doesn’t feel cold or depressing.
Light blue velvet couch with blankets and slate blue wall

Velvet is a luxe material – here’s how to style a gorgeous couch

Velvet couches come with their own unique challenges. Here are some of our best tips for styling them in your home.