This Old House Archives
Pencil these fun how-to projects into your calendar for 12 months of great ideas
Get ahead of household problems for the new year with these easy upgrades
A simple plan to create attic play space spurs a surprising new look throughout this brick house
A smart rejiggering and reflective finishes bring better flow and more light to a once cramped space
Visually rich and warm to the touch, these natural beauties are making a comeback. Here's how to...
Roger heads to Florida to help a homeowner build a hydroponic garden. Then, the guys ask "What Is...
Electrician Scott Caron connects a homeowner's basement lighting system to one switch. Richard...
A TOH reader shows us how to make the festive fall decoration
Put odd drawers to use in a whimsical piece of storage furniture
Patience, vision, and very fortunate timing all played a role in bringing an 1850 brick rowhouse...
14 reasons to fall for this earthy, wine-inspired red
Exploding ovens, insect infestations, and more festivities turned fiascos
Put old ladders to work as stylish, rustic shelving
Natural elements, pale neutrals, and pieces with patina capture the warmth of the holidays
Vintage-style furnishings, warm neutrals, and natural textures create a handsome, easygoing...
Give a standard message board some personality with this patriotic makeover
Make a simple, sturdy seat with industrial beauty
Hit the home center, the craft store—or even your recycling bin—to make inspiring...
Turn a discarded tire into a new favorite foot stool
Recreate some of these period-perfect festive looks to fit your home and style
Light the way for the holidays with this charming seasonal decor idea
Learn to make a colorful winter wreath from dried flowers and fruit in a few easy steps
Follow these easy instructions to make a seasonal wreath with magnolia leaves, juniper, and pine
Use latex paint and glaze to bring out a wood's grain and add translucent layers of color
This Old House kicks off the second project of their 35th Anniversary Season: an addition to a...
Kevin discusses This Old House's history renovating Colonials and Colonial Revivals. The...
Amp up your outdoor lighting with these canning jars
Headrests that we deemed worthy of a good night's sleep
Looking to get on board with Pinterest? See which of our shared photos our followers thought were...
Insert a lively pattern to your plain walls with this easy how-to
A gabled porch and a reworked garage lend a frill-free facade some architectural interest
Start dreaming now with expert guidance to tackle the big home projects you are planning in the...
Invest in an early Sears kit house with charming original details
When to hang up your weekend warrior hat and leave jobs to the pros
Industrial shelving and vintage touches create an indispensable new larder
A modest expansion primes an already remodeled cook space for three-generation get-togethers
Color trend forecasting for the New Year—straight from the companies that make the stuff
Turn wine shop freebies into rustic storage cubbies