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9 Winter Window Box Ideas

Boost curb appeal this season with these winter window box ideas including festive greenery, hardy flowers and bright holiday accents.

Shop the Getaway

Shop the Getaway look for your own home.


8 Lawn Mower Brands To Consider

Here are some of the most trusted brands of lawnmowers for DIYers, whether you have your first home with a...


6 Best Patio Awning Ideas

Make your patio more fun and functional by adding an awning. The protection and privacy make your patio everyone's favorite...


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10 Best Pergola Lighting Ideas

Add some sparkle and glow to your outdoor space with these creative pergola lighting ideas.

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7 Outdoor Dog Kennel Ideas and Designs

Any structure that shelters your dog can be considered a kennel. And it doesn't have to be an eyesore. These...


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10 Retaining Wall Ideas and Designs

Retaining walls can level a sloped yard, prevent erosion and look beautiful! Check out these distinctive retaining wall ideas.

8 Ways to Shade Your Deck or Patio

Is your outdoor area too hot and sunny? Learn about shade solutions for your deck or patio, from large canopies...


What is a Victory Garden?

Born out of necessity during wartime, Victory Gardens now are a great way for gardeners to learn sustainability and self-reliance.


Home Renovation Leads to Unusual Backyard Find

You never know what you'll find tearing apart an old house.


The Best Alternatives for Products and Materials Facing Supply-Chain Issues

Everything seems like it's out of stock this summer. Here are reliable alternatives to some things that are in high...

The 30 Essential BBQ Tools You Need

These BBQ tools will enhance your favorite meals


15 Perfect Patio Designs

From entertaining spaces to cooking stations to areas designed for lounging, patios can add value and comfort to your home....


Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?

Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.


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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


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7 Deck Paint and Stain Color Ideas

Create the deck of your dreams with these paint and stain color ideas — tried and true, beautiful blue and...

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What Regions and Zones are Best for Growing Hostas?

Hostas can grow in a wide range of U.S. regions and zones. Here are the areas where they absolutely thrive.


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Hillside Landscaping Ideas for a Sloped Yard

Take advantage of a steep or hilly yard with these gorgeous landscaping ideas.


Update Your Backyard with Overstock’s Patio Super Sale

Give your outdoor space a fun summer makeover with the Overstock Patio Super Sale!


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Ideas for Landscaping With Potted Plants

Potted plants add interest, color and height to your outdoor space. Check out these chic Instagramable ideas for landscaping with...


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Everything You Need to Furnish Your New House or Cabin

Your second home is an oasis from the daily grind. Here's everything you'll need to make sure it's...


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10 Amazing Front Yard Fence Ideas

Refresh your curb appeal with these stunning front yard fence ideas from Instagram!


14 Incredible Ice and Snow Sculptures

One of the most enjoyable aspects of cold weather is the ability to play in the snow. Whatever your age,...


Ready to Raise Chickens? These Are Our Favorite Coops!

Give your feathered friends a home they'll love with our favorite chicken coops available on Amazon.

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10 Grilling Tools Worth Splurging On

Grilling season is here! Do you have all the high-end, high-tech and premium grilling tools you need?


13 DIY Projects Your Whole Family Can Do Together

Getting kids involved in DIY projects at an early age will help them gain confidence and skills they will put...


50 Incredible DIY Home Projects

If you're looking to become a DIYer or if you've been a DIYer for years we've got an assortment of...


10 Inviting Screen Porches, Rooms and Lanais

Cozy up with a view of the great outdoors with these screen porches, rooms and lanais.


8 Outdoor Projects You Can Do Yourself

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and your backyard beckons! To help you make the best of the...


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5 Popular Paint Colors to Help Sell Your House

Painting a home's exterior can produce a big return on investment. Here are five trending colors to help maximize resale...