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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APRIL 18, 2012 | WEDNESDAY
SPA-oritize Your Home Bath

We all dream of having a luxurious bath (consider the one pictured above, by Abraham Teiger Architects, or the bath below-right belonging to actress Hilary Swank). But luxury is hard to r...

APRIL 12, 2012 | THURSDAY
Subway Tiles: The New Classics

No longer plain white, today's subway tiles are showing their true colors and style sense.

APRIL 9, 2012 | MONDAY
10 Easy Curb Appeal Updates

Add some style—and value—to your home with these do-it-yourself curb appeal updates.

MARCH 16, 2012 | FRIDAY
The New American Home

Take the classic white box architecture popularized by Richard Meier and others in the 1960s and 70s and add the latest in building technology, design trends and energy features, and you ...

FEBRUARY 27, 2012 | MONDAY
5 Small Bathroom Space-Savers

The bathroom is often the hardest and most expensive room to remodel. Plumbing lines are set so the location of the tub, toilet and sink are fixed. And if the original footprint is small ...

JANUARY 26, 2012 | THURSDAY
Is Your Swimming Pool Pump Up to Speed?

Living in the northeast and being a "pool-free" homeowner, I rarely think about the luxury enjoyed by countless homeowners who are pool-endowed, particularly in the South and We...

JANUARY 26, 2012 | THURSDAY
3 Easy DIY Wreaths from 1 Evergreen Form

One of the easiest ways to decorate your home for the holidays is with a seasonal wreath. There are many options available, from pine-studded, ribbon-draped, natural pine variations to th...

JANUARY 17, 2012 | TUESDAY
Eve Ashcraft's "The Right Color"

If you're anything like me, standing in front of a sea of paint colors at the local home center can be an angst-ridden experience.   Sure, I can spot colors that I like, and even whittle ...

JANUARY 11, 2012 | WEDNESDAY
Hammer Time: The Art of Roy Mackey

As you know from my prior posts, I am as fascinated with tools for their purpose and usefulness as I am for their shape, design and—dare I say—beauty. Take the hammer as an example. Here'...

NOVEMBER 23, 2011 | WEDNESDAY
10 Ways to Bring Historic Style Home

Period details are not a thing of the past with today's stylish reproductions.