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9 Gorgeous Additions Your Spring Garden Still Needs

Hometalk | Posted 05.20.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Now that your gardening work is paying off and all that patio furniture is cleaned up and back in place, your outdoor areas are just about done. What are you still missing? Well, here are nine gorgeous garden details and plants that you might want to think about adding.

10 Inspiring Home-Built Upgrades You Can't Help but Want

Hometalk | Posted 05.12.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Whether you're an expert builder or you've never touched a screwdriver in your life, these inspiring home upgrades will have you planning, measuring, cutting and hammering away in no time. Updating your home decor is fun, but it's even more fun when you're saving money.

9 Household Items To Start Reusing This Earth Day (And Everyday)

Hometalk | Posted 06.21.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

What may look like an empty cardboard box or a finished egg carton could actually be a stylish bedside lamp waiting to happen! Instead of tossing out those retired boxes, cans, and bottles, give them a new life, by turning them into useful and beautiful household items.

13 Insane Home Decor Upgrades With This One Miracle Material

Hometalk | Posted 06.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Twine. Yep, that's it. Here's the answer upfront, because even now that you know what the miracle material is, you'll never guess the crazy things these brave DIYers do with it.

10 Incredible Home Decor Projects Using Old, Forgotten Wood

Hometalk | Posted 06.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

If there was ever a month to take the time to appreciate building and decorating with reclaimed wood, April is it.

7 Easy Easter Crafts to Do With Your Kids

Hometalk | Posted 05.31.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Between decorating eggs, prepping baskets, and sneaking a few peeps and chocolates, you're getting super excited for Easter. But as excited as you are, there's no one more pumped for the upcoming holiday than your children.

12 Easy St. Patrick's Day Wreaths That (Sham)Rock

Hometalk | Posted 05.03.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

It's time to join in and go green, with these 12 quick and fun St. Patty's Day wreaths that are perfect for a family-wide DIY.

7 Clever Ways to Corral Your Cords and Wires

Hometalk | Posted 04.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Not only are loose cords and wires super unattractive, it's actually dangerous to leave them lying in a jumble on your floor or desk. According to Hometalker and safety expert Elli Bishop, of SafeWise.com, having loose wires in your home creates a risk of electrical fires, not to mention wires and cords on the floor are a tripping hazard.

The 26 Most Amazing Fall Mantels You've Ever Seen (In Every Style You've Ever Imagined!)

Hometalk | Posted 12.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

It's impossible to resist that autumn excitement, when you see what these incredible artists can do with their unique style and an empty mantel.

10 Brilliant Ways To Reuse Your Cardboard Boxes

Hometalk | Posted 11.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

If you're moving or buying something in bulk, a cardboard box is the most valuable tool. Once it's unloaded though, it's an awful eyesore that takes up too much space in your home.

Let's Upcycle Everything

William McDonough | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
William McDonough

What if we reimagined the potential of the land around our railroad tracks or federal highways, already secure as public rights‐of‐way, as host to renewable power systems?

Make A Rustic Sawhorse Table For Under $40

The Huffington Post | Nicole Guzzardi | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Let's face it: A too-small desk can turn even simple tasks into an ordeal. We feel like most conventional work spaces have become so cramped that we'r...

A Free (And Chic!) New Way To Display Flowers

The Huffington Post | Nicole Guzzardi | Posted 10.08.2012 | HuffPost Home

A paper bag becomes a lovely way to display flowers in this Craft Of The Day. These adorable baskets from A Subtle Revelry are the perfect way to give...

A Clever Way To Store Your Sandals

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Kattalia | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The weather is getting warmer and that means it's time to trade in your old winter shoes for flip flops. But rather than keep summer sandals in a heap...

5 Strange Uses For Old Cassette Tapes

Chris Barnes | Posted 10.01.2012 | HuffPost Home
Chris Barnes

As part of my spring cleaning, I realized something: I have way too many old audio cassette tapes in my possession. A few of these are keepers, like m...