an outdoor dog bed

How to Build an Outdoor Dog Bed

A smartly designed outdoor bed is a great place for your pooch to beat the heat

9 Secrets of Cottage Style

10 Secrets of Cottage Style

Known for her lively, low-key designs, Jane Coslick shares her trademark tips for adding oomph to plain interiors with salvaged finds and buckets of paint

after illustration of a Photoshop redo of a Queen Anne–style home

Photoshop Redo: Prettying Up a Period House

Uncovering the front porch and restoring facade details help a Queen Anne-style home assume its former shape

waterproofing a basement with Tom Silva and Kevin O'Connor

How to Waterproof a Basement

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva solves soggy basement problems

bright, open layout, kitchen with island

A Busted Open, Brightened Up Kitchen

Taking down walls cleared the way for a free-flowing space fit for two cooks, two kids, plus party guests

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