Megan Stein

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Megan Stein began her career as a copyeditor for Better Homes & Gardens special publications. Later, she was the Associate Editor of BobVila.com before becoming the Associate Home Editor of PEOPLE. Currently, Ms. Stein serves as Senior Editor of CountryLiving.com. Megan holds a Bachelor's degree from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Drake University. Megan Stein on LinkedIn

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JUNE 1, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila Thumbs Up: Vote for Your Favorite Project of 2016!

Month after month, we've chosen our favorite bloggers to highlight in the Bob Vila's Thumbs Up competition—and you've voted for your favorites to win. This month, the winning bloggers fro...

MAY 31, 2016 | TUESDAY
Bob Vila's Key West Weekend Give-Away with the Unico System

With our hectic schedules and never-ending to-do lists, who out there couldn’t use a vacation? Strolling on the beach, taking in some rays, and touring the town make for an enchanting get...

MAY 12, 2016 | THURSDAY
3 Fixes for a Mosquito-Filled Backyard

Their vampire-like tendencies and itchy bites make mosquitoes a nuisance in any setting, but they're especially aggravating when they violate your backyard. And because some species trans...

MAY 2, 2016 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Thumbs Up: The Outdoor Furniture Competition Starts Today

The warm breezes and longer days signal that we can finally escape to our decks, patios, and porches to bask in some much needed sunshine. And how could we enjoy our outdoor structures wi...

APRIL 21, 2016 | THURSDAY
A Tire Becomes an Attractive Coffee Table

An outdoor room isn’t complete without decor, accents, and other finishing touches. For Alexis of Persia Lou, that meant the perfect coffee table to complement her bright colors and sunny...

APRIL 21, 2016 | THURSDAY
This DIY Game Night Essential Doubles as a Fire Pit Cover

A fire pit makes a great addition to any backyard, but some, including Robin from All Things Heart and Home, find the gaping hole it leaves behind to be a little distracting during the of...

APRIL 21, 2016 | THURSDAY
A Pretty Porch Swing That Used to Be a Deck

Is there anything more charming than a porch swing? Not to Ashley of Simply Designing, who decided to take apart a portion of her deck to craft a version for her own family to enjoy. Keep...

APRIL 21, 2016 | THURSDAY
A Budget Bench That's Easy to DIY

When the warm weather comes around, it’s natural to want to spend time lounging outside. But for Amy of DIY Candy, the porch lacked a perch that would allow her to sit and stay awhile. Af...

APRIL 18, 2016 | MONDAY
Enter to Win Bob Vila's $3,000 Refresh Your Deck Give-Away with Hyde Tools Today

April showers have brought May flowers, and we can now exchange the confines of our indoor spaces for the sunshine and warmth of our backyards, and—even better—our decks. But if yours is ...

APRIL 1, 2016 | FRIDAY
Bob Vila Thumbs Up: The Furniture Makeover Competition Starts Today

Old furniture is one of the best—and cheapest—materials to get your hands dirty in the DIY world. Whether it’s a modern spin on an old classic, a quick paint upgrade that makes a huge imp...