Bob Vila's Holiday Gift Guides

Shopping around for the perfect present? Among all our our collected gift guides, past and present, you're sure to find what you're looking for, be it a tool for an around-the-house tinker or a clever little knicknack to stuff the stocking with. From Bob Vila to you, Happy Holidays!


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It’s a trend that's growing in popularity: Houses are shrinking. Homeowners keen on paring down have begun learning how to... Put your firewood to work! The folks at Studio St. Paul took firewood storage to the next level by burrowing wooden crates... Not every house is outfitted with an entire mudroom but—as this space designed by Normandy Remodeling proves—you don’t nee... Ombré, a gradual shift in shading from one color to another, is a hot trend and a great way to add color to a room. Choose... In today's homes, fireplaces are commonly found in a family room, but historically, they were located in the kitchen, wher... Take a page from floating book shelves and build boot shelves to make the most of small storage spaces. The cut-out patter... Oh, what a coat of paint can do—especially a tranquil watercolor shade of blue against pure white. The restful combination... Wait—don't throw away that old belt! Arranged into large squares or tiles, used leather belts make a uniquely warm and sof... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Using salvaged wood as a wall treatment adds depth and texture that walls often lack. Here, pieces of exterior siding, bar... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... If you love the look of an industrial pendant light but can't stand staring at a stark cord, disguise it! A thick jute rop... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... First dress up your metal shelves with a coat of paint in an accent color that complements your kitchen decor. Then arrang... Schlepping hampers to the laundry room becomes a thing of the past with this spacious closet that also houses a stacked wa...
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