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Entries by Michelle Manetti from 06/2012

House Tour: A Modern Hamptons Home Built By Architect Norman Jaffe

Posted 06.19.2012 | HuffPost Home
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Architect Norman Jaffe was renowned for his modern take on East Coast beach houses, and this gorgeous Hamptons Summer home — currently on the market...

How Do You Clean Your Dish Rack?

Posted 06.20.2012 | HuffPost Home

Even though we only place clean items in our dish rack, it's still one of the dirtiest places in the kitchen. The water that drips from our dishes and...

Buying Guide: What To Look For When Buying Home Appliances

Posted 06.20.2012 | HuffPost Home
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Before you go out and buy that expensive washing machine, you'll want to read this buying guide to help save you time, money and heartache! Top-lo...

House Tour: Facebook's Vaughan Smith's Cool Home Gets A Warm Touch

Posted 06.20.2012 | HuffPost Home

For the Menlo Park, California home he designed for Vaughan Smith, director of corporate development at Facebook, and his wife, Bridget McIver, archit...

Dwell On Design: The Best Summer Products Debuting This Week (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.20.2012 | HuffPost Home

Happy first day of summer! The hottest season is here -- And what's a better way to celebrate than taking a look at these sizzling new items to deb...

How To Clean Your Ice Cube Tray, An Oddly Dirty Spot In Your Freezer

Posted 06.21.2012 | HuffPost Home

Even though your ice cube tray is constantly being run under water, it can still be one of the smelliest gadgets in your kitchen. Because the tray is ...

Egle Cekanaviciute: Seed Clothing Sprouts A Garden From Fabric (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.21.2012 | HuffPost Home

We've heard of pocket gardens but we never thought the term would be taken literally. Paris-based designer Egle Cekanaviciute has created a line of...

Hot On Pinterest: Grant Gibson, West Elm, And Three Other Pinners To Follow Now

Posted 06.21.2012 | HuffPost Home

If your home needs to be spruced and you're looking for some inspiration, our weekly installment of Hot On Pinterest can help! We're bringing you five...

4 Classic Ways To Remodel Your Patio With Brick

Posted 06.21.2012 | HuffPost Home
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As our outdoor renovation plans heat up, the patio and path ideas are percolating. After settling on brick as our material of choice, who knew we'd th...

How To Decorate With Stripes

Posted 06.22.2012 | HuffPost Home

Whether traditional or unconventional, stripes—especially on walls and floors—promote order. They have an almost architectural power to redirect t...

Window Screen Cleaning Is A Breeze With This Trick

Posted 06.22.2012 | HuffPost Home

Window screens are absolute necessities in the summer. They allow us to enjoy the summer breeze without having to worry about bugs and other unwanted ...

Fourth Of July Crafts: A DIY Block Flag That's Hot On Pinterest

Posted 06.22.2012 | HuffPost Home

This week we brought you another batch of must-follow Pinterest accounts. (Want to be in the running for next week's list? Just click 'Send Us A Tip' ...

How To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes: Testing 11 Homemade Remedies

Posted 06.22.2012 | HuffPost Home

Reach for the calamine lotion, it's mosquito season. Mosquitoes are out in full force right now because warm weather allows a mosquito egg to beco...

House Beautiful July/August 2012 Celebrates Small Spaces With Big Style (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.22.2012 | HuffPost Home

House Beautiful's July/August issue is all about the small spaces in our homes. And though it doesn't hit stands until July 3, we're giving you a snea...

Clean Your Patio Chair Cushions In Time For Fourth Of July

Posted 06.25.2012 | HuffPost Home

Your patio is an entertaining hot spot in the summer, especially during the Fourth of July weekend. And while we know you've got your decorations read...

Help Me Overcome My Color Commitment Phobia

| Posted 06.25.2012 | HuffPost Home

I'll admit it. I can't commit. Now before you judge me you have to know I've really tried to pick just one to sleep with. But just like clock work, every time it gets too serious, I get nervous and start questioning: Is this what I really want?

Five Unique Backyard Studios And Cabins

Posted 06.25.2012 | HuffPost Home
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Sometimes when you want to get creative, you have to leave the house. This can be mighty inconvenient, as crowds of angry latte swillers don't take to...

Barbara Corcoran, Real Estate Mogul And 'Shark Tank' Judge, On The Challenge Of Selling Her Home (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 06.25.2012 | HuffPost Home

Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran finds herself in a reversed role as she puts her own home on the market. Corcoran, who has lived in Pawling, Ne...

How To Clean Pruning Shears So They're Rust And Bacteria-Free

Posted 06.26.2012 | HuffPost Home

Pruning shears are one of the most important tools to have in your garden. From cutting away unwanted branches to helping snip your favorite flowers ...

30 Beach Houses From Around The World

Posted 06.26.2012 | HuffPost Home
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Summer just wouldn't be the same without a visit to a beach house — whether in real life or in our most decadent daydreams. We've rounded up a varie...

How To Clean Your Garbage Disposal With Citrus Peels

Posted 06.27.2012 | HuffPost Home

The garbage disposal is a great kitchen gadget. It gets rid of our food waste and helps keep our trash from stinking up our house. Unfortunately, the ...

Get The Look: Sofia Coppola's Recently Sold New York City Loft

Posted 06.27.2012 | HuffPost Home
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Sofia Coppola just sold her 1,800-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment for $2.75 million. The Nolita loft, which Coppola has owned since 2...

Organizing Solutions To Declutter Your Home

Posted 06.27.2012 | HuffPost Home
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Real Simple asked you to ID the small, irksome items that block your path to organizational bliss. (“Take my whisk—please!”) Herewith, strategie...

'Craft Wars' On TLC: A Genuinely Entertaining Show About Crafting, We Promise (VIDEO)

Posted 06.27.2012 | HuffPost Home

"Craft Wars" hosted by Tori Spelling, premiered on TLC Tuesday night and while it was entertaining to see the crafting process, it was judge Erica Dom...

Need To Clean Salt And Pepper Shakers? Reach For A Hair Dryer

Posted 06.28.2012 | HuffPost Home

Salt and pepper are two of the most-used condiments. We're always being asked to pass the salt at the table or being told to add a pinch of pepper to ...