Easy-to grow flowers will perform quickly in bowls of water or pots of soil
With soapy water and a soft-bristle brush, you’ll want to work from the bottom up.
The building at 15th and Walnut was inspired by the palace of the Medicis' archrival.
It’s a well-known decorating fact that throw pillows are an easy and inexpensive way to change the look of a room. They can add color, texture, interest or a dash of holiday
Each year when the sizzling temperatures finally dipped in the southern Arizona desert, architect Frank Lloyd Wright and a small band of young apprentices would start the annual
Colleen Haraden-Gorski uses her embroidery skills these days to embellish quilts made by students at school and community-center workshops on themes of social justice and working
Cotton-ball snowman? Glittery pine cones? Been there, done that. Take your holiday creativity to the next level by stuffing a hollow ornament ball with one-of-a-kind paper beads
Home decor items can appeal to a broad variety of people on your shopping list. There are an abundance of choices in many stores in Concord, and many with inexpensive options that
How many times have you bought your pet a brand new toy, yet they prefer the box instead? It happens countless times. While boxes are pretty cool, there are a ton of fun toys any
So, you’re coming up dry on ideas for a perfect holiday gift, and you really want to support Concord’s local merchants. With this significant conundrum in mind, I set out to find a
Odds and ends Sure, some crafters head to the store knowing exactly what they want, but sometimes they also stock up on things not knowing when inspiration will strike. Why not
The holidays are upon us, which means toys are popping up everywhere.There are Hatchimals and Shopkins, Fingerlings and Oonies, and of course updates on classics like Legos and
We’ve rounded up the 10 best gift ideas for all your favorite gym rats from Weekend Warriors to barre lovers.Stocking stuffersSilicone rings: Metal wedding bands can be a serious
Gift-giving is supposed to be fun, but if you’re an adult, by now you’ve learned that choosing gifts is one of the more stress-inducing aspects of the holiday. Luckily, the
Some people just don’t know when to quit, but real estate agent Tim Armstrong isn’t one of them. After he and his partner, Mark Hensgens, bought a house in 2300
If your holiday celebration includes a Christmas tree, this is for you.
Walk into the home of nationally known interior designer Ned Marshall, and you’ll find antique and reproduction furniture (can you tell which are which?), vivid hues (but not too
In the 1940s, the “work triangle,” developed by the University of Illinois School of Architecture, helped set into motion many kitchen design rules of thumb. Back then, kitchens
Winter fruit tree pruning starts as soon as leaves drop from the trees. It’s easier to see the branching structure of the tree — I call it the tree’s “architecture” …
Q: I am selling my home, and the buyer had a home inspection done. The inspector found a few small items that need to be fixed. One item that needs to be fixed is in the attic.
Considering adding a piece to somebody's collection as a holiday gift this year? See what this accidental collector thinks, and read Jennifer's tips on dealing with an unruly
The federal Historic Tax Credit has helped preserve more than 300 historic buildings in Philadelphia since 2002.
As the daughter of Atlanta designer, Clary Bosbyshell often accompanied her mother on trips to antiq...
GENEVA — The Alpine hamlet of Albinen is so desperate for new residents that it voted Thursday...
In just 12 days the longest-running citizen science bird project will kick off for the 118th consecutive year. It’s Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count and it’s an opportunity for
As the display space for them grows, here are a few tips on making your Christmas tree glow more than ever.
IRYNA Federico’s pantry is a pristine pastel dream.
MODEL Elyse Knowles and her partner Josh Barker have been riding waves of success this year.
Designer Barbara Margolis transforms a Chantilly family room by updating the color palette and furnishings.
In a story Nov. 28 about throw pillows, The Associated Press misspelled the name of an outdoor furniture manufacturer. It is Woodard, not Woodward.
The climbing vine has escaped our gardens and invaded natural lands, requiring severe cutback efforts. But that doesn’t mean it should disappear completely.
The retro tinware is making a comeback.
It’s a well-known decorating fact that throw pillows are an easy and inexpensive way to change the look of a room. They can add color, texture, interest or a dash of holiday cheer.