Cody Calamaio


With a background in newspaper reporting, and with editorial stints at This Old House and Contract magazines, Cody Calamaio now freelances as a designer and writer, in addition to working as a marketing professional. She holds Bachelor's degrees in Journalism and Sociology from the University of Arizona, as well as a Master's degree in Industrial Design from the Pratt Institute. Cody Calamaio on LinkedIn

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APRIL 7, 2014 | MONDAY
Turn On the Style: 11 DIY Switch Plate Upgrades

Plastic isn’t always fantastic, and most standard light switch plates can be a total snooze. With a little DIY care, these often-overlooked elements of your home can be turned into design...

MARCH 17, 2014 | MONDAY
New & Notable: 15 Lighting Solutions to Brighten Up Your Outdoor Decor

Few activities are more relaxing than spending time outdoors with friends and family—and the fun doesn't have to stop when the sun goes down. There are plenty of fashionable outdoor light...

AUGUST 30, 2013 | FRIDAY
14 DIY Doormats That Step Up the Style

Incorporating a variety of materials, these truly one-of-a-kind doormats are not something you would simply walk on—or by—without noticing.

Dressing Up the Dresser: 11 Creative DIY Transformations

Paint, decoupage, mirrors... there are many ways to revive a drab dresser. Here are 11 examples guaranteed to inspire you to action.

You've Got Mail: 11 Inventive DIY Mailboxes

Make your letter carrier do a double take with these 11 salvaged-material mailboxes that demonstrate real outside-the-box creativity.

Composite Decking: 10 Great Reasons to Rethink Wood

Durable, colorfast, and resistant to mold, mildew, and rot, composite decking is taking center stage in backyards across the country.

MAY 30, 2013 | THURSDAY
10 Stunning Showers to Give You Bathroom Envy

Showering doesn’t have to be a chore! By mixing comfort with visually-striking design, these showers deliver a luxurious look and experience.

MAY 16, 2013 | THURSDAY
10 Faux Planters with Genuine Style

Lightweight and low-maintenance, these budget-friendly planters match the look and style of much more expensive options.

MAY 15, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Mirror Magic: 10 Ways of Using Mirrors to Your Design Advantage

Look to mirrors for stylish appeal and practical value in every room of the house.

MAY 9, 2013 | THURSDAY
Blades of Glory: 10 Ceiling Fans with Sharp Style

Take a spin through our roundup of ceiling fans to suit every design sensibility.