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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AUGUST 31, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
How To: Age Metal

Today, many homeowners strive to achieve a lived-in vibe with their interior design choices. Who wants furniture that looks like it just came out of a catalog? Or a pallet project that tr...

AUGUST 31, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
Say Hello to Fall with 21 Quick and Easy DIYs

No time for fall decorating? No problem! You can finish these 21 DIYs in mere minutes—and start receiving compliments on them in no time.

AUGUST 25, 2016 | THURSDAY
3 Fixes for Sticky Tree Sap

The beauty, shade, and privacy offered by trees make them a popular environmental feature for any property. But many varieties, from pine to maple, hide a sweet but sinister cargo behind ...

AUGUST 22, 2016 | MONDAY
Genius! Double Your Grilling Space Without Spending a Dime

From searing a steak to piecing together the perfect kebabs, manning the grill is a juggling act. For BBQ-ers without a built-in top rack for buns, melting cheese, and cooking veggies, a ...

AUGUST 17, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
14 Spaces That Blur the Line Between Indoors and Out

From pampering pool houses to sublime sun lounges, these 14 enviable rooms blur the boundary between indoors and out to create bold and beautiful spaces for entertaining, dining, and pure...

AUGUST 10, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
17 Home Lessons We've Learned from Dorm Rooms

If your local university doesn’t offer “DIY 101,” it’s probably because the dorm rooms already provide all the home design inspiration anyone could want. Read on for 17 dorm-room-friendly...

AUGUST 3, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
15 Room Redos You Can Complete in a Day

Is an uninspired kitchen, bath, or living room cramping your home’s style? If you can reimagine it, you can redo it—often in very little time. Get inspired by these 15 room redos you can ...

JULY 22, 2016 | FRIDAY
New Engineered Countertops Fuse Beauty and Brawn for a No-Compromise Kitchen

In most families, the kitchen is the heart of home life. It's a space for so much more than meal prep—its countertops host casual family breakfasts, pinch-hit as desks for homework, and p...

JULY 21, 2016 | THURSDAY
14 Long-Forgotten House Trends We're Glad Are Gone

They don’t make houses like they used to—and for good reason. From popcorn ceilings to baby cages, these 14 awkward architectural accents deserve a place in our memories, but not in our h...

JULY 20, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
The Essential Guide to Summer Home Improvement

Summertime is here! Yet while school is out for the kids, for their home-owning parents, the seasonal job of maintaining and beautifying the home has only begun. Now is the time for warm-...