Debra Immergut

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Formerly the Editor in Chief of Parents.com, Debra Immergut writes about homes and design for The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and other leading publications. Ms. Immergut holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan as well as Master's of Fine Arts degree from the Iowa's Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa. Her first novel, Captives, was published in 2018 by Harper Collins. Debra Immergut on Twitter | LinkedIn

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OCTOBER 14, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
10 Ways to Fill a Blank Wall for Under $20

Nothing elevates and personalizes the look of your home more than one-of-a-kind works of art. You don't need to haggle with an art dealer to land something in your price range, though. To...

OCTOBER 2, 2015 | FRIDAY
10 Lazy Tricks for a Clutter-Free Home

So, you’re not a neat freak? You can still keep your house from spinning into chaos if you just follow one simple rule: Make it easy to put items away, and you’ll do it more often. To kee...

SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
10 Novel DIYs for a Better Bookshelf

Accumulated over time and filled with memories, your personal library is a lot like your circle of friends. So, to treat your favorite reads right, upgrade your bookshelves with these bri...

AUGUST 25, 2015 | TUESDAY
The 7 Room Layout Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes

You begin with an empty room, then you fill it with your belongings. Does the end result welcome and delight you, or does something seem not quite right? You may own an enviable house and...

AUGUST 19, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
10 Inventive Ways to Display Family Photos

In this age of endless photo-snapping, we all have a backlog of lovely and meaningful images languishing on hard drives or drifting unseen in the cloud. It’s time to rescue a few of these...

AUGUST 4, 2015 | TUESDAY
8 Tiny Backyard Buildings for Work or Play

You know that disheveled shack in the corner of the yard? It might just be one of your home’s major assets. These backyard buildings prove that an underutilized backyard shed is a work or...

JULY 24, 2015 | FRIDAY
10 Good Uses for Charcoal Briquettes That Have Nothing to Do With Grilling

Like sunscreen and insect repellent, charcoal is a summer staple you don't want to be without. Come the weekend, when you set the dusty black cubes alight, it transforms raw burgers or st...

JULY 22, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
8 Things You Can Make with 2x4s

The first thing you need to know about 2x4s: They don’t actually measure two by four! These boards, which you can find in any lumberyard or home improvement store, in lengths from 6 to 12...

JULY 16, 2015 | THURSDAY
10 Smart Storage Tricks for a Tiny Bathroom

A bathroom doesn’t need to be vast to feel comfortable, soothing, and elegantly efficient. A smaller space just requires some well-planned storage options and a clean, welcoming decor. Th...

JULY 2, 2015 | THURSDAY
7 Extraordinary Household Uses for Beer

According to the Beer Institute, a group that represents 2,800 U.S. brewers and suppliers, the making and selling of Americans’ favorite alcoholic drink is a $264.5 billion industry—so it...