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OMG We Bought a House! Episode 7: The Living Room (Part 1)

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.13.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In this episode we look at some swatches, get our furniture moved in, do the simplest OMG DIY yet and start thinking about ideas for part two!

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 6: Kitchen and Kitties!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In Episode 6 we have transformed our plain-jane kitchen into a gem. Our Kitties used to have to poo out in the open, but not anymore. We installed a little cat door into our laundry room door, so that the kitties can now use the bathroom in peace!

Savvy Kitchen Gadgets for Parents

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 09.06.2014 | Taste
Anita Mirchandani

As a soon to be mom, it is important for me to be able to maintain a healthy kitchen without spending too much time there. As a result, I've shortlisted a few items that are worth securing if you're interested.

How Does Your Home's Indoor Environment Affect Wood Flooring?

Glenn Revere | Posted 09.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Glenn Revere

Did you ever think about how the living conditions inside your home affect your wood flooring? Most people don't, but it is important.

10 Before-and-After Projects You Can Do This Weekend (Really!)

Domino | Posted 08.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

Feels like a good weekend for a project. And we've rounded up some of the best-ever projects from around the web. Ready to be inspired? Take a look....

5 Simple Steps to Make Your Carpet Last Longer

Glenn Revere | Posted 07.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Glenn Revere

If you plan to keep your wall to wall carpeting for more than a few years, here are some steps that will help keep your expensive carpeting looking new.

DIY Wall Ideas Using Items Around Your Home

Domino | Posted 07.16.2014 | HuffPost Home

Banish those bare walls. Go from boring to unbelievable with a few creative tricks.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 5: Be Our Guest(Room)!

Mr. Kate | Posted 06.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Joey's parents wanted to come visit and see our first house so we had to quickly get the guest room guest-ready! Watch the video above to see the entire transformation including how we spruced up a thrift store dresser in a matter of hours.

How to Not D-I-E on a D-I-Y Amusement Park Ride

Oral Fixation | Posted 05.24.2014 | Comedy
Oral Fixation

You know how they say that in the moments before death, your life flashes before your eyes? It doesn't. Mainly it's just images of a Latvian amusement park ride rushing past.

How I Turned Wrecked Shoes Into Cool Sandals

Paige McKenzie | Posted 05.21.2014 | Teen
Paige McKenzie

When my beloved TOMS started to show a little too much love, I knew their end was near. But wait! What if they could be saved?! I grabbed some tools and my camera and documented their journey from wrecked TOMS to cool, hipster sandals.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 4: See You At The Altar!

Mr. Kate | Posted 05.17.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

The inset alcove or altar, as we're calling it, is just begging for a whimsical DIY project. The mantle is the first thing you see when you walk in our front door so it's the perfect place to establish the design for the overall house.

OMG We Bought A House! Episode 2: Plan and Paint

Mr. Kate | Posted 04.21.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

And now it's time to tackle the first task: paint!

OMG We Bought A House!

Mr. Kate | Posted 03.31.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

My boyfriend (and now legally married boyfriend) Joey and I just bought our first house in the Los Angeles area. I'm very excited to share with you the first episode of OMG We Bought A House! -- a series Joey and I are doing about buying, renovating, moving in and decorating our first home.

Connecting Through Food During the Festive Season and Beyond

Georgie Smith | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Georgie Smith

Tis the season to give back. Lets embrace it beyond the season, and seek every opportunity to give a little of our selves by creating a welcoming setting and cooking a meal that makes us remember our favorite food experience as a child.

Man Surprises Girlfriend With Beautiful Handmade Engagement Ring

Posted 11.18.2014 | Weddings

Rather than head down to the nearest Zales, one man decided to craft his fiancée's engagement ring by hand -- and the result is priceless. Reddit...

DIY Sukkah

Baruch Sterman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Baruch Sterman, Ph.D.

The law that mandates "making" a sukkah means that it has to be a DIY project. I look around my sukkah and think of all that went into designing and building it, and its evolution over time.

From Media Personality to Multi-Media DIY Maven

Christine Nasserghodsi | Posted 11.02.2013 | Style
Christine Nasserghodsi

When Simone Heng moved to Dubai, she knew it would be a vibrant city, full of luxurious hotels and retailers. What she didn't realize was that as an avid DIY project enthusiast, she would inspire and connect a new generation of young makers.

Follow These Simple Steps to Turn Your $10 DIY Home Repair Into a $360 Emergency Plumbing Bill

Eva Moon | Posted 11.03.2013 | Comedy
Eva Moon

I could still hear a little hiss, like it wasn't all the way off, but it looked like it was off. I turned the handle a little harder. No change. Harder. The water started coming out of the hose faster. I turned it the other way. No change. Turned it back. The stream became a torrent.

10 Easy DIY Dorm Decor Ideas

Her Campus | Posted 10.17.2013 | College
Her Campus

Whether it's your first semester in college or the beginning of your senior year, these DIY ideas are sure to spruce up your room!

D.I.Y.'s for Y.O.U.

Yanic Simard | Posted 10.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Yanic Simard

. On August 8th, with so little time left in summer, I decided to bring in some fun, easy Do-It-Yourself projects that anyone can make in a day, adding a little touch of colour and personality to their home decor (that works all year round).

10 Things Everyone Should Be Able to Do, or Learn to If They Don't

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.15.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sidonie Sawyer

Change a tire: easy you say, whoa, not so fast, some cars are better equipped than others, so the first thing to do is to make sure you have all the proper tools in your vehicle, meaning a trip to an auto care shop.

David Winograd

The Surprising Reason She Quit Goldman Sachs | David Winograd | Posted 06.20.2013 | Small Business

Nicole Shariat Farb had a lucrative job she says she loved as an executive at one of the world's biggest investment banks, then she gave it all away t...

Make Your Own Restaurant Quality Choking Poster!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 06.23.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Whether you're choking on your Dollar-Menu McNuggets -- or your neighbor is gagging on what Michele Bachmann said on FOX News today -- a restaurant-quality choking poster can come in super-handy!

The Ikea Effect, Slow Church And Laboring Our Way Into Love

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.11.2013 | Religion
Christian Piatt

We have succumbed to the trends of the surrounding culture, employing professionals to prepare the perfect space and the ideal services to accommodate all comers. All you have to do is show up. But if I don't have to invest anything into the community, the community doesn't really matter.

Alexis Bledel + Jason Ritter? Yes Please!

Posted 09.27.2013 | TV

Rory Gilmore could be heading back to our screens this fall. Alexis Bledel has been cast alongside Jason Ritter in Fox's new comedy pilot, "Friends & ...