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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NOVEMBER 17, 2016 | THURSDAY
Genius! The Foldaway Fix for a Clunky TV

Dedicated DIY-ers like Allison Allen know that fixing one design problem often causes another. When Allen, the blogger behind Deuce Cities Henhouse, fit her bed frame cozily in the far en...

NOVEMBER 10, 2016 | THURSDAY
The 21 Most Stunning Fireplaces on the Internet

From luxe fire pits to eco-friendly floating hearths, these 21 radiant fireplaces could set any home aglow with their warmth, comfort, and trailblazing style.

NOVEMBER 7, 2016 | MONDAY
How To: Clean a Wooden Cutting Board

Your hardworking cutting board constantly plays host to meats, veggies, and herbs. Over time, however, such unsavory characters as bacteria, stains, and odors are bound to make an appeara...

NOVEMBER 3, 2016 | THURSDAY
18 Inviting Entryways We Love

An effective entryway design combines comfort, utility, and style to create an inviting atmosphere. These 18 entryways do just that, extending a warm welcome to all who walk through their...

OCTOBER 26, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
Genius! Chop Down Heating Bills with This Fireplace Hack

As temperatures dip, nothing feels better than thick fleece socks and a seat next to the fire. But, between uses, an empty and open fireplace lets cold air sneak in through the chimney (n...

OCTOBER 24, 2016 | MONDAY
What 11 Ordinary People Paid to Live in Your Favorite Movie Homes

Ever wished you could live in the home of Harry Potter, Royal Tenenbaum, or Kevin McCallister? For 11 buyers, movie magic became a reality when they scooped up the real-world residences o...

OCTOBER 19, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
The 20 Best Towns for Trick-or-Treating

Where are the best haunts for sweet treats and family-friendly frights on Halloween night? The results are in! A team of researchers at real estate site <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blo...

OCTOBER 18, 2016 | TUESDAY
How To: Apply the Dry Brush Technique

Are you looking for an easy way to add years and visual interest to your basic wooden furniture? Grabbing a paintbrush and some paint—but not too much paint—may be just the ticket! A tren...

OCTOBER 14, 2016 | FRIDAY
Stop! Don't Toss These 13 Secretly Handy Disposables

Why doom single-use cooking utensils, cleaning supplies, and grooming essentials to the trash? With inspiration from these 13 DIYs, you can repurpose everyday disposables into indispensab...

OCTOBER 10, 2016 | MONDAY
Genius! Give Your Appliances a Stainless Steel Makeover

Stainless steel automatically free from dirt and grime, but it's durability and beauty sure make it popular. It’s now the first choice for almost every kitchen appliance, from the humble ...