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Choose the Right Finish for Wood Floors

6 votes, 3.83 avg. rating (76% score)

When choosing the finish for your wood floor, you’ll need to select one of two basic types: penetrating... Read More »

Choose the Right Product to Refinish Furniture

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When furnishing a home or apartment, deciding to buy used furniture and fix it up is a sound... Read More »

Christmas at the Van Allsburgs’

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It should come as no surprise that in Chris Van Allsburg’s house in Providence, Rhode Island, it’s always... Read More »

Christmas Decor | Bright White Nights

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Shades of silver, gray, and white echo winter and ice, while black reminds us that this is the... Read More »

Christmas Terrarium

Christmas Terrarium

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Attention, non-crafters! This project is an idea as much as it is a craft, and you don’t need... Read More »

Classic Christmas Decorating

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The Concord, New Hampshire, bungalow that Matthew and his wife, Jenny, call home is decked out for Christmas.... Read More »

Clean China Dishes the Old-fashioned Way

8 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Follow these old-time tips for cleaning china to remove stains and add shine to your favorite dishware. From... Read More »

Clean Wool Rugs with Snow

Clean Wool Rugs with Snow

7 votes, 4.43 avg. rating (87% score)

Old-time New Englanders swear that the best way to clean wool rugs or blankets is with snow—it doesn’t... Read More »

Clean Your Bedroom in Five Minutes or Less

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Five minutes is all you need to tidy up even the messiest bedroom, says Barbara Webster, president of... Read More »

Cleaning Tips for Patios and Decks

4 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)

Banish dirt and grime from outdoor entertaining areas by following these cleaning tips for patios and decks. Protect... Read More »

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens | Made in  the Shade

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens | Made in the Shade

11 votes, 4.73 avg. rating (93% score)

At Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, horticulture guru Bill Cullina celebrates the beauty of the state’s most overlooked landscapes:... Read More »

Companion Planting to Get Rid of Garden Pests

13 votes, 4.08 avg. rating (81% score)

Despite their size, or lack there-of, the creepy-crawly and winged variety of pests can do serious damage to... Read More »

Concord, MA: Hawthorne Inn

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If you’ve ever wondered what it’d take to convert your home to a great getaway, consider the experience... Read More »

Container Gardens | Flower Power

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Patrick Shellman from Fantastic Umbrella Factory Garden shares his best tips for creating dazzling container gardens that are... Read More »

Control Lily Leaf Beetles | Gardening Advice

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The leaves on my lily plants are all tattered and chewed. I noticed small bright-orange/red beetles on them,... Read More »

Cottage Addition on a Budget

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When graphic designer Carol Kolodny built her cottage in Vineyard Haven in 1981, she had plenty of room... Read More »

Cottage in Historic Middletown, RI

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

It falls quietly, here in this gentle clearing, snow as downy as a feather. Brushing up against the... Read More »

Covered Bridge Driveway

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The lone covered bridge in Whitingham, Vermont, is on Ed and Diane Takorian’s hillside property. With gable ends,... Read More »

Crafts | Heart Button Pillow

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Here’s a lovely pillow you can whip up as a Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart or as... Read More »

Crafts: Cover a Photo Frame with Fabric

1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

Looking for another craft that adds a personal touch to your decor? Cover a photo frame with fabric.... Read More »

Crafts: Custom Picture Frame

4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

Plain picture frames cost a lot less than fancy ones, so buy a plain frame and decorate it... Read More »

Crafts: Decorate Glass Vases with Polka Dots

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One of my favorite summer traditions is lining the kitchen windowsill with several small flower bouquets, each nestled... Read More »

Crafts: Handmade Felt Ornaments

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Adding handmade keepsake ornaments in festive shapes—such as a classic Christmas bulb, to your holiday packages elevates the... Read More »

Crafts: Make a Cranberry Wreath

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The bright colors of cranberries make them the perfect choice when decorating for the holidays. Follow our easy... Read More »

Crafts: Make a Valentine Shadow Box

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This sweet and touching project has become my favorite Valentine’s gift, and it’s far more personal than the... Read More »

Crafts: Make Paper Party Garland

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We have been busy celebrating these past few months- birthdays, anniversaries, potlucks and parties. I try to add... Read More »

Crafts: Make Vintage Postcard Ornaments

3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Here’s a great way to add a bit of nostalgic flair to your holiday celebration: make vintage postcard... Read More »



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