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Why DFW Improved

Have you ever considered that your quality of life might be improved just by having your home remodeled? Remodeling your home can be such an exciting time. So ...

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The 5 Layers of a Well-Lit Kitchen (7 photos)

When planning a lighting scheme for a client’s kitchen, I like to think about cake. Let me explain. On my birthday, a red velvet cake always comes my way, and it includes four layers with a cherry and icing on top. Just like that cake, a well-lit kitchen should also have four layers for different lighting...

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Bar Cart 101: A Hot Chocolatey Cocktail for Your Valentine (8 photos)

Chocolate and liquors have been a classic combination for centuries. Share both with your Valentine this year by making your own chocolate syrup and using it in a Boozy Bourbon Hot Cocoa to enjoy next to a cozy fire. And while you’re at it, why not set up a bar cart so you can experiment with other...

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These Key Pruning Terms Will Help You Shape Up Your Garden (9 photos)

When it’s time to prune your favorite shrub or tree — deciduous trees should be pruned in winter, while evergreen trees are best pruned after flowering — it’s important to do so properly so you can ensure a healthy, attractive plant. And if you’ve looked into pruning, you’ve probably heard terms like...

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My Houzz: British Blogger Puts Her Stamp on a Rented Cottage (21 photos)

It takes a skilled eye to see the potential in an unfurnished rental home, and when interior design blogger Hayley Stuart moved into this 1930s farm cottage in southern England four years ago, she realized what it could become with a little love and attention. Fast-forward to today, and the boring off-white...

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9 Feng Shui Design Moves for Your Bedroom (11 photos)

It’s a little early for spring cleaning, but with Valentine’s Day approaching, it’s a good time to freshen up your bedroom. The ancient Chinese practice of feng shui offers guidance you can use to improve the comfort and appearance of your room, whether you’re looking for love, wanting to nurture your...

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Highest-Rated Vanities by Color (118 photos)

You expect a lot from your bathroom vanity. In addition to good looks, the piece must meet your storage needs — on the counter and underneath — to earn a place in your home. Each of these pieces feature distinctive style and plenty of space for your washroom essentials.

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A Guide to Self-Storage: What to Ask Before You Rent (5 photos)

About 1 in 10 U.S. households put their excess stuff in a mini storage unit. Some of them will lose part or all of it because of theft, default, negligence or a catastrophic event. To lower the chances of this happening to you, know what to ask before you rent and whether you’re covered by insurance....

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My Houzz: A Hammock in a Tower for 2 Stockholm Chefs (19 photos)

After a spell overseas, chef and pastry chef Dorotea “Tea” Malmegård has returned to a tranquil life in her hometown of Stockholm, living in a creative and eye-catching industrial-style apartment in the central district of Östermalm.
“I lived in London when I was 19 to 21 years old and then in...

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Post-KonMari: How to Organize Your Bathroom Storage (8 photos)

Once you’ve cleared out all of the unloved and unwanted bath and beauty products, it’s time to organize what’s left. By taking the time to arrange your bath products and supplies carefully, your mornings will run more smoothly and your bathroom will be a fresher, tidier...

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Up to 65% Off Bathtubs and Showers (190 photos)

With shower stalls, soaking tubs and more, this roundup has all you need to create a spa-like bath retreat. And with everything up to 75% off, there’s no better time to update your bath.
Sale ends February 14, 2018

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Kitchen of the Week: A Baker’s Dream Come True (11 photos)

This Maryland mom loves to bake, but her existing kitchen barely allowed her to do so. “Baking is her way of relaxing, and she’s well-regarded in the neighborhood and kids’ school for her baked treats,” designer Kirsten Kaplan says. But it was hard to relax in the cramped and dark kitchen, much...

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How To Choose a Bathroom Remodeling Contractor

What is the biggest mistake people make when choosing a bathroom remodeling contractor? Is the old saying is really true, you get what you pay for?! We see ...

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5 Tips to Keep Your Indoor Succulents Thriving (7 photos)

There’s a lot to love about growing succulents, including cactus, as houseplants. First and foremost, there’s no better way to add variety to your indoor plant mix. Succulents can be found in a rainbow of colors, shapes and sizes. So long as they receive plenty of direct sunlight,...

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A Modern Master Bath (142 photos)

Achieve a crisp modern look in your master bathroom with pieces characterized by clean lines. These fixtures, linens, tile and lighting will give your space a fresh aesthetic.

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See Your Garden Through the Eyes of Its Wildlife Visitors (6 photos)

What you see when you look at your yard might be the beauty of a summer garden or the architectural interest of limbs bared by winter. Or you might see the dappled patterns of shade on a perennial bed or the clean lines of a newly mowed lawn. What the wildlife who use your yard see is very different:...

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My Houzz: Wartime Relic in Wales Becomes a Vacation Hideaway (15 photos)

John Marsh and Eleanor Winn took an active approach to house hunting. As they encountered places during their travels, they noted those they liked and contacted the owners. This Welsh home was one of them. “We wrote a letter, and two months later the owner said, ‘I’m thinking of selling; come and see...

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