6 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas That Add Curb Appeal

Posted by | Apr 22, 2020

Homeownership comes with a unique set of challenges, and one of those is creating or maintaining a well-manicured front yard. No doubt that curb appeal makes a good impression, but...

The Easiest Way to Tile [Perfect for Beginner DIYers]

Posted by | Feb 06, 2019

Hi, I'm Brittany! I am passionate about sharing time saving projects around the house for other busy families. Today I want to show you how an easy way to apply tile—even...

Infographic: Save Water, Save Money

Posted by | Jul 07, 2015

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The Nebuta House at Aomori Harbor

Todd MacAllen on Designing Nebuta House

Posted by | May 07, 2012

Housing the Center for Creative Culture in Japan and set on the waterfront of Aomori Harbor, the Nebuta House is a strikingly simple yet elegant structure inspired by its surrounding...

The author's space-clearing bell. Photo: Ann Bingley Gallops

Clearing Your Home's Energy for the New Year

Posted by | Dec 21, 2011

At New Year’s time it’s natural to think about what’s transpired in the year just passed and prepare to welcome positive new energy to support your intentions in the months ahead. ...

Photo: benjaminobdyke.com

Rain Screens: A New Way to Protect Your Home

Posted by | Sep 02, 2011

Anyone who lives in a rain-drenched part of the country can testify to the toll that Mother Nature can take on a home. Rot, mildew and warped wood are just some of the brutalizing effects...

Allium christophii, Lysimachia and Epimedium.  Photo by Erica Glasener.

A Garden that Deer Won't Eat

Posted by | Jul 07, 2011

With the explosion of the deer population across the US, gardeners are often forced to find ways to deal with these pests. There are a variety of ways to keep deer from treating your...


A Sustainable Design Pyramid

Posted by | Mar 13, 2011

By John Brown, Slow Home Studio founder Designing a house is a complicated task. Anyone who has ever built a home knows that there are literally thousands of design decisions to be...


Creating a Closet Office

Posted by | Feb 24, 2011

by Erin Doland, Editor-in-Chief of Unclutterer.com and SimpliFried.com, and author of

How Much Does Cockroach Extermination Cost?

Posted by | Jan 01, 2011

Cockroaches are one of homeowners’ biggest fears – the very word elicits feelings of uneasiness and disgust. And it’s not just your imagination. Because these bugs...