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A Cozy Kitchen With More Light, More Function

An open-plan makeover of its cook space preserves a small house's friendly proportions

Read This Before You Put In an Outdoor Kitchen

Whether you covet a grill and food-prep station on wheels or a built-in BBQ island with fridge and bar seating, don't hit the home center before reading our expert guide to creating a first-rate backyard cook spot

39 Budget-Wise Ways to Create Outdoor Rooms

Transform an ordinary outdoor space into an open-air living room that adds value and comfort to your home year-round

Low-Cost Outdoor Kitchen Alternatives

Assemble your own backyard cooking center without the cost of constructing an outdoor kitchen

Dollar-Smart Plan for an Outdoor Kitchen

TOH explains which essentials are worth the money and which extras are not

From Garage to Comfy Rec Room

An underused outbuilding becomes a getaway space for the whole family

Bath Bumpout Adds Space With a Vintage Look

An expanded master bath finally suits a 1908 home

3 Kitchens 3 Budgets

Whether your bankroll is small, ample, or somewhere in between, it's possible to get the kitchen you crave at a price you can swallow. And we've got the case studies to prove it