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Looking to refresh a room or your entire house? We've got brilliant and stylish tips for home decorating, organizing and cleaning, plus craft ideas for holidays and every day.

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Cleaning Fake a Clean House in 30 Minutes

The holidays are prime time for the unexpected drop-by, so here are some shortcuts to getting your home guest-ready. 

By Caylin Harris
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Organization

New Year, Less Clutter: Take Our 31-Day Detox Challenge

How to organize every hot zone in your house—including yourself.

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Task Master: Making the Bed

From thread count to getting the comforter into the duvet, we've got expert advice to make this chore as easy as possibl...

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Illustration by Janne Iivonen

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How to Make Your Home’s Most Popular Room Function Better

The kitchen is the center of your family’s universe—it’s where meals are eaten, bills are paid, homework is completed an...

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A Mortgage That Pays You

Your parents have spent years faithfully making monthly mortgage payments. Maybe it’s time to let that hard-earned equit...

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fake a clean house

Photo by Kate Sears

Cleaning

Fake a Clean House in 30 Minutes

The holidays are prime time for the unexpected drop-by, so here are some shortcuts to getting your home guest-ready.

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Photo by Peter Ardito

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Task Master: How to Make Doing Dishes Easier

There are two methods: by hand or in the dishwasher. Check the notations on the bottom of a dish to see if it requires d...

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Plant Lovers Are Taking On a Succulent Instagram Challenge

Join fellow succulent enthusiasts in this new Instagram challenge! This creative succulent arrangement idea will leave y...

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5 Tips Car Owners Must Know for Hurricane Florence

A few minutes of preparation can save your life.

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Is It Time to Cut the Cord?

Yes—if you’d like to stop sacrificing $100+ a month to the cable gods. Streaming services are where it’s at now.

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How to Do Laundry

The best way to get a handle on doing laundry is to understand how the washer and dryer affect each load. Plus we have h...

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These Are the Best Healthy Foods to Stockpile for a Hurricane

Don't wait until the last minute to prepare for a hurricane—keep these healthy non-perishable foods on hand to ride out ...

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60+ Decorating Tricks, Trends and Paint Colors You’ll Love

Your home will be pretty as a picture with these tips.

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