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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NOVEMBER 3, 2015 | TUESDAY
11 Budget DIYs for an Instantly Better Bedroom

The bedroom is a place for rest and relaxation, which is why it's so important that its overall look perfectly matches your idea of a restorative retreat. The high price tags at home good...

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...

SEPTEMBER 21, 2015 | MONDAY
Celebrate Fall with 11 Thrifty DIY Projects for the Home

Autumn means cooler temps, crisper air, and, of course, pumpkins, leaves, and seasonal colors galore. Transform your front porch into a welcoming wonder with these easy DIYs that showcase...

SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
Survive a Small Bath with 10 Space-Saving Organizers

Long on practicality but short on square footage, a mini bathroom can be a major design challenge. Much of small bath is monopolized by immovable fixtures (we’re singing your song, toilet...

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 31, 2015 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Birdhouse

For many, the ideal backyard consists of comfortable seating, picturesque landscaping, and the sights and sounds of colorful, chirping songbirds. Of course, you can't control the comings ...