Manasa Reddigari

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Manasa Reddigari has tackled topics ranging from computer software to home remodeling in her more-than-a-decade-long career as a writer and editor. During her stint as a scribe, she's been featured by leading outlets in the real estate, home improvement, and lifestyle niches such as Trulia, Stikwood, and Brit + Co. Her design philosophy is, if you can dream it, you can DIY it! Connect with her on her website, copyhabit.com, or LinkedIn to find out what she's been writing about lately.

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MARCH 29, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
The 12 Most Infamous Goofs in Architecture History

What do you get when you bring together forward-thinking architects, exacting engineers, and tireless construction crews? In the case of these 12 iconic buildings, you get a visual master...

MARCH 22, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
12 Vintage Bathroom Features That Never Go Out of Style

From stately claw-foot tubs to sumptuous furnishings, bygone bathroom amenities from decades—or even centuries—past are winning over modern-day homeowners and making a comeback in residen...

MARCH 16, 2017 | THURSDAY
No Place Like Dome: 14 Homes That Are Anything But Square

Boasting a compact yet durable construction and an energy-efficient curved shape, dome homes have made a memorable entrance into towns across America and beyond—and given their soaring po...

MARCH 14, 2017 | TUESDAY
Genius! An All-Wood, Zero-Electricity Phone Speaker

Whether you’re hosting a party or relaxing at home, nothing sets an upbeat mood faster than loud, catchy music. Most people already have a punchy playlist in their pocket, so all that’s m...

MARCH 10, 2017 | FRIDAY
Genius! This Bed Lifts and Lowers at the Push of a Button

Downsizing from a sprawling abode to a tiny home requires sacrifices of space and comfort—especially when it comes to the bedroom. Instead of sleeping on a comfortable queen-sized mattres...

MARCH 9, 2017 | THURSDAY
Get Your Fix: 20 Easy DIY Repairs for Every Part of Your Home

Clogs, squeaks, leaks, and other minor disasters strike even the most well-maintained homes. But you don’t necessarily need a professional handyman to cure what ails your house. With a bi...

MARCH 6, 2017 | MONDAY
How To: Create a Faux Wood Grain... with Paint!

The ageless patina of wood grain makes it a popular material for home furnishings. Unfortunately, solid wood pieces—side tables, bedroom dressers, and chair—cost a pretty penny. Thankfull...

MARCH 2, 2017 | THURSDAY
How To: Clean Burnt Pans

Whether you’re caramelizing onions, simmering a sugary fruit jam, or baking homemade biscuits, your culinary masterpiece can quickly turn into a burnt meal or dessert if the pot or pan is...

MARCH 1, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
Take a Peek Inside 11 Charming Carriage Houses

While the days of the horse and buggy are far behind us, relics of that bygone age remain to this day in the form of carriage houses. Originally built to house horse-drawn carriages, many...

FEBRUARY 27, 2017 | MONDAY
Genius! This Mirror Hides a Whole Gun Collection

Gun cabinets have long been the storage option of choice for responsible firearm owners looking to securely stash weapons in the home. But this type of bulky storage doesn’t tend to be ae...