LifeStyle: Home & Garden

It's Official: Americans Are Over Neutral Paint Colors

Thursday  20:26,   01 june 2017
Country Living

Americans—particularly Southerners—prefer a certain color that's much more vibrant.In a National Painting Week Color Psychology Study by Harris Poll on behalf of Sherwin-Williams, 58 percent of 2,201 adults polled agreed that homes should[...]

How to Be a Houseguest Who Gets Invited Back

Thursday  20:06,   01 june 2017
Vogue

<p>If you’re lucky enough to have been invited to stay at someone else’s lovely beach house or gorgeous mountain hideaway for the long weekend, you’re likely feeling pretty special. </p><p></p>But aside from participating in the expected [...]

The Secrets to Scoring at Estate Sales

Wednesday  18:10,   31 may 2017
Architectural Digest

Estate sales are all about the thrill of the chase.&nbsp;Early bird gets the Arne[...]

How to Clean Velvet Furniture

Tuesday  18:33,   30 may 2017
Architectural Digest

Choosing velvet furniture is choosing to make a bold style statement in your space—there's no ignoring its soft sheen, rich color, and innate elegance. But velvet's commanding presence also mean that any discoloration or stains are that much[...]

How to Clean Velvet Furniture

Tuesday  18:33,   30 may 2017
Architectural Digest

Choosing velvet furniture is choosing to make a bold style statement in your space—there's no ignoring its soft sheen, rich color, and innate elegance. But velvet's commanding presence also mean that any discoloration or stains are that much[...]

The Best Memorial Day Sales for Home Decor Steals

Friday  20:15,   26 may 2017
Architectural Digest

With Memorial Day Weekend comes barbecues, trips to the beach, dips in the pool, and endless sunscreen[...]

Solved! The Great Debate on Mowing Wet Grass

Friday  18:25,   26 may 2017
Bob Vila

I’ve seen a neighbor mow the lawn in the morning shortly after sprinklers quit, but I was under the impression that this practice was ineffective when the blades are still wet. Is it actually OK to be mowing wet grass?&nbsp;I’ve seen a neighbor[...]

8 Hot Landscaping Trends for 2017

Wednesday  18:30,   24 may 2017
Zillow

Expect to see these design motifs and popular plants around your neighborhood. Just like home interiors, landscape design evolves with our lifestyles and the times. Here’s a look at eight trends that will be shaping your lawn, garden, and outdoor[...]

The Most Popular Paint Colors in the U.S.

Tuesday  18:16,   23 may 2017
Architectural Digest

Sherwin-Williams has found one issue many Americans can agree on: their favorite paint colors. The new National Painting Week Color Psychology Study, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Sherwin-Williams and released last week, reveals that 62[...]

5 Signs Of A Dog-Friendly Neighborhood

Monday  19:12,   22 may 2017
Trulia

With more than 36% of U.S. households including a dog (according to a 2012 survey from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation), it’s no surprise that finding a pet-friendly neighborhood is an important consideration for many[...]

5 Signs Of A Dog-Friendly Neighborhood

Monday  19:12,   22 may 2017
Trulia

With more than 36% of U.S. households including a dog (according to a 2012 survey from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation), it’s no surprise that finding a pet-friendly neighborhood is an important consideration for many[...]

Finding the Right Type of Grass for Your Lawn

Monday  18:51,   22 may 2017
Bob Vila

Everyone wants a lush, green lawn that’s the envy of the neighborhood, but no one wants to work too hard at it!&nbsp; Everyone wants a lush, green lawn that’s the envy of the neighborhood, but no one wants to work too hard at it! The secret[...]

How to Keep Your House Clean for Longer Than 5 Minutes

Monday  18:32,   22 may 2017
Architectural Digest

So you've scrubbed every corner of your home until it's sparkling.&nbsp;In the living[...]

How To: Make and Use Your Own Deer Repellent

Thursday  18:18,   18 may 2017
Bob Vila

Photo: istockphoto.com Deer are delightful romping through the forest but can wreak havoc in a garden, decimating vegetables, fruit trees, landscaping beds, even “deer-resistant” shrubs and pine and holly trees if they’re hungry[...]

The Do's and Don'ts of Keeping Your General Contractor Happy

Wednesday  18:21,   17 may 2017
Architectural Digest

Working with a new general contractor is like any fledgling relationship—you're a little nervous, a little excited, and wary to make any wrong moves.&nbsp;Do speak your[...]