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10 Ingenious IKEA Hacks

The Art of Doing Stuff

See how DIYers combine, modify, and rearrange stock items from the Swedish mega-chain to create their own unique furniture, like the serving platter turned outdoor bird feeder pictured. 

Mobile Homes: Then and Now

Upwardly Mobile

Visit our Mobile Homes Timeline
to explore the design evolution of manufactured housing, from its humble trailer origins to its status as an American staple of increasing sophistication.

Give Your Front Door a Facelift

Henderson and Daughter

As the first and last part of your house a visitor sees, the front door is the perfect place to really make a statement. Browse ten eye-catching options for updating your entryway. 

DIY Rope Decor

‘Knot’ just for sailing fanatics or decorating summer beach houses anymore, rope has found its way into homes of every style. Don’t believe us? Here’s all the proof all the proof you might need.

Surprising Fall Garden Color

Prairie Garden Trust

Step away from the traditional cabbage-and-Mum routine. When summer blooms fade, usher in an exciting fall color show.

10 Luxurious Doghouses

Well Appointed House

If Snoopy’s standard doghouse won’t cut it for your pooch, browse ten puppy palaces
that can even put some human-size houses to shame.

10 Fire Pits We Love


Fire pits continue to heat up consumer demand—even during the summer. Available in a broad range of designs, styles, and prices, they can easily transform a yard, patio or deck into a unique outdoor living space. Browse our top ten picks

Kitchen Countertops 101

DuPont Corian

The choices are many, but which kitchen countertop is the best match for your bath? Find out right here
 in Bob Vila’s basic guide.

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West End Salvage

Thanks again for entering Bob Vila’s Gladiator®/ GarageWorks “Better Garage” Give-Away. Be sure not miss these must-reads before you go:

10 Reasons to Love Architectural Salvage

How Your Neighbors Affect Your Home’s Value

3 Essential Fall Lawn Maintenance Tasks

10 Fall Home Maintenance Tips