Jennifer Noonan

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A confessed DIY junkie, Jennifer writes about home improvement, gardening, upcycling, and all things do-it-yourself. She lives in Delaware with her husband and daughters, where she is ardently teaching the next generation how to use power tools.

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APRIL 26, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
7 Paint Colors to Avoid in the Bedroom—and Why

Choosing paint shades for your bedroom is an extremely important task. Not only does color contribute the overall design of the room, it also affects your mood and emotions. Ensure your b...

APRIL 17, 2017 | MONDAY
Wood Filler: Your Secret Weapon for Fast and Easy Furniture Fixes

In the above photo, you're seeing what used to be a playroom for my two daughters. For years, the space contained the chaos of their picture books, art supplies, and plastic toys. But...

APRIL 13, 2017 | THURSDAY
10 Outdoor Living Ideas to Steal from California

California is well loved for its sunny skies and mild year-round weather. It's the type of place where outdoor living is a given. California homes reflect that way of life, with outdoor s...

APRIL 12, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
8 Weirdly Effective Ways to Treat a Bug Bite

When the weather warms up, people spend more time outside. Unfortunately, mosquitoes, flies, and other biting insects have the same idea. These winged pests see you as an all-you-can-eat ...

APRIL 10, 2017 | MONDAY
Solved! What to Do When Your Toilet Starts Overflowing

Q: Help! Just as I was leaving the bathroom, I heard the unmistakable, undesirable sound of water hitting the floor. Looking back, I saw the toilet overflowing! I turned off the water—but...

APRIL 7, 2017 | FRIDAY
How To: Transplant a Tree

Whether they’re deciduous or evergreen, shade or ornamental, trees add value and curb appeal to any property. But, occasionally, a tree’s placement presents some problems. Perhaps it bloc...

APRIL 4, 2017 | TUESDAY
10 Bathroom Trends You Might Regret

Not all design trends are created equal. While many classic designs (wainscoting, for instance) will never go out of style, others have a limited half life. Which of the latest and greate...

MARCH 30, 2017 | THURSDAY
12 Photos That Prove Wallpaper Still Wows

You may have memories of horrible wallpaper haunting you from homes past. But wallpaper has changed. Seriously. Not only have advancements in adhesive technology made it easier to apply (...

MARCH 23, 2017 | THURSDAY
12 Doable Designs for a DIY Bench

An entryway bench can go a long way toward making your home more welcoming. Even better, a bench provides a designated place to remove shoes and put down bags, preventing these practical ...

MARCH 16, 2017 | THURSDAY
Lose the Drapes: 12 Better Ways to Dress a Window

Most people choose to decorate their windows with traditional curtains, blinds, or fabric valances. But finding the perfect covering—one that blocks the sun, ensures a degree of privacy, ...