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The Getaway

The Family Handyman Getaway is an ambitious project that redefines what it means to build a cabin. Our team of talented editors and creatives are hard at work building an innovative and modern second home from the ground up in the woods of Northern Wisconsin, with the the finished result being revealed in our September issue.

4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades

Do you want a kitchen refresh? A brighter, more user-friendly kitchen is just four weekends away.


Cheap Flooring Ideas: 10 Best Low-Cost Alternatives to Hardwood Flooring

Flooring is one expense that can eat up a large portion of a remodel budget, but you don't have to...


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10 Wall Painting Ideas You’ll Want to Add to Your Home

You want an accent wall that adds more than just a pop of color. You can paint a design that...


Things You Can Do With a Reclaimed Barn Door

A reclaimed barn door can be more than a functional addition to your home—it can also help enhance your decor...

Hardscaping Ideas and Designs for Your Yard

It's that time of year to spend relaxing moments in your yard. Hardscaping your yard can include outdoor dining, fireplaces,...


Ideas for the Kitchen: Stainless Steel Backsplash

Install a stainless steel backsplash sheet behind your range for a sharp look and easy cleaning.

20 Earth Conscious Home Ideas Through the Years

Have you heard of the Earthship?


Kids Room Ideas That’ll Give You Instant Inspiration!

Before your kiddo takes over decorating their room and adorns their walls with the latest posters from Teen Beat magazine...


DIY Coat Hooks from Old Tools and Hardware

Get ideas for DIY hardware to make your hooks distinctive.


Garage Storage Ideas: Find Unused Space

The average garage has more than 150 sq. ft. of unused storage space. We'll show you where to find it.