Larry Bilotti

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Executive Editor at BobVila.com and avid DIYer. Formerly Executive Editor for Country Living Magazine, Larry spends most weekends updating a 1890s house in The Catskills, New York. Check him out on Google+!

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 | WEDNESDAY
Picnic Indoors—For Real

If you think summer's end will preclude you from enjoying the pleasures of a picnic until next year, think again! This PicNYC table from the design firm of Haiko Cornelissen really delive...

AUGUST 6, 2012 | MONDAY
Delta Innovation: Then and Now

Recognize this faucet? Chances are you had—or still have one—in your home or apartment. Or perhaps you remember it from your parents' home or (depending on your age) your grandparents'. R...

JULY 5, 2012 | THURSDAY
Nate Berkus on Updating a Dated Bath

Editor's note: Since bathroom remodeling is an expensive undertaking, we reached out to Nate Berkus—TV host, designer and master of smart, budget-frinedly room transformations—for his adv...

JUNE 26, 2012 | TUESDAY
How To: Replace a Window Screen

The screens on your windows are there for a purpose. If they get a snag, a tear or a hole, they lose their effectiveness of keeping insects out. Don't despair. You can change the screenin...

JUNE 25, 2012 | MONDAY
How To: Make a Kite

There's nothing more fun for a child than learning to fly a kite. Who doesn't remember the thrill of watching their first kite catch a breeze and start the long climb skyward? But you can...

JUNE 23, 2012 | SATURDAY
How To: Decorate Garden Pots

Looking for something to do with all of those clay pots that have been collecting dust in your garage or garden shed?  Here's a decorative approach—using paint, stencils and a little imag...

JUNE 19, 2012 | TUESDAY
How To: Refinish a Wood Table

Let's face it, the easiest way to transform an old piece of furniture is to paint it. But if the piece is well-constructed and made of solid wood, then you might want to consider restorin...

JUNE 18, 2012 | MONDAY
How To: Replace an Outdoor Wall Sconce

Updating the entrance to your home is a relatively easy thing to do. Add a pop of color by painting the front door in a fresh coat of gloss paint or strip it down to the natural wood. Con...

JUNE 18, 2012 | MONDAY
How To: Seal a Driveway

Sealing your driveway may seem like a bothersome chore, but its benefits are significant. First, a regular coat of sealer can extend the life of your driveway by protecting it from damage...

JUNE 14, 2012 | THURSDAY
Mower Safety Tips from John Deere

Mowing accidents lead to 68,000 trips to the emergency room every year, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. What are you doing to keep yourself safe while operating a mower t...