Recent Carpenters Articles


Style a Beautiful Bookcase or Two

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 13, 2015

An oldie but goodie – there’s a well-known interior decorating story which is still making the rounds. Someone walks into a bookstore, looks around carefully, and asks...

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9 Hints to Help You Host in a Big Way in a Small Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 01, 2015

Entertaining guests is an act of love. Whether you're gathering the clan for a traditional holiday meal or putting up out-of-town friend overnight, hosting means opening up your home...


9 Handy Hints For Hanging Wall Art

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 18, 2015

Ahhhh … smash … oops!! Those were the sounds you would have heard if you'd been a witness to my hanging a treasured piece of art. A gift from my sister, the carefully...

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Clever Uses for the Mysterious Space Atop Your Cabinets

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 22, 2015

Presenting one of life's little conundrums … what to do with that mysterious space between the tops of your kitchen cabinets and the ceiling. There are actually a couple of logical...

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Delightful Fall Decorations for Deck, Porch, or Patio

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 20, 2015

The autumnal equinox toward the end of September means that it is officially fall. But we lovers of the great outdoors are not quite ready to come inside and hibernate until next spring...