Marisa Villarreal

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Marisa Villarreal is a Master's degree candidate in landscape architecture and urbanism at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where she co-chairs Women in Design, the program's largest student-run organization. Ms. Villarreal also served as the editor of the 2018 Harvard University Graduate School of Design Student Guide. As a media professional, her career has included roles at BobVila.com, Food52.com, and 20x200. Marisa Villarreal on Instagram | Google +

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NOVEMBER 21, 2013 | THURSDAY
See the Home Kitchens of 8 Famous Chefs

What does a culinary pro want in his own kitchen? To find out, take a peek into these 8 home kitchens of well-known chefs.

NOVEMBER 19, 2013 | TUESDAY
The 10 Best Woods for Woodworking (According to a Pro)

Woodworking pro, Spike Carlsen, shares his pick for the top ten best woodworking woods, along with the characteristics, best uses and cost for each.

NOVEMBER 14, 2013 | THURSDAY
5 Things to Do with... Wooden Hangers

Eventually, we all find ourselves with more hangers than we know what to do with, and when they are not keeping our shirts crease-free, they are taking up valuable inches in our too-cramp...

NOVEMBER 8, 2013 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: Big Ideas for Small Bedrooms

Although property assessors define a bedroom as having a door and a window and a closet, it's not so stupendously rare for sleeping quarters to lack closet space. Even more common are sma...

NOVEMBER 1, 2013 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 DIY Ways to Build a Bar at Home

As the holidays loom on the horizon, many families have begun to make plans and gather essentials. For some, that means unpacking string lights and purchasing wrapping paper. For others—i...

OCTOBER 31, 2013 | THURSDAY
5 Things to Do with... Legos

Thought you were too old for toys? Think again. Adults have ample reason to revisit Legos, if not for sheer amusement, then to adapt these childhood classics for practical uses at home. E...

OCTOBER 25, 2013 | FRIDAY
11 Crazy Jack-o'-Lanterns to Really Give You the Creeps

Sculpted into notorious villains, ghastly creatures, and macabre scenes, these 11 pumpkins are cut out to be terrifying this Halloween!

OCTOBER 25, 2013 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 DIY Closet Organizers

Many new homes boast spacious walk-in closets, but apartment renters and old-house dwellers must often contend with closets that are diminutive by comparison. Those who survive with so li...

OCTOBER 18, 2013 | FRIDAY
Weekend Projects: 5 Cool DIY Stools

Too many places to sit? Never! Almost any room can benefit from one more seat, so long as it's sized in proportion to the dimensions of the space. Among the panoply of seating options ava...

OCTOBER 14, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila's Guide to Home Security

It wasn't so long ago that when an intruder broke into a house, the home security system would sound an alarm and, if monitored, alert the police. Today, advances in video surveillance, m...