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By Tara Bellucci With the release of Converse's new Boston All-Star today, we're feeling a renewed sense of shopping to benefit our fair city. Here...
Pottery that brings Vermont charm to home and garden
Farmhouse Pottery founder Zoe Zilian at good boutique in Boston with her line of Hutch+Pantry gift sets. By Loren Savini There is nothing quite as...
what to do in the garden
By Carol Stocker...I will be on line live this Friday from 1-2 p.m. to answer you gardening questions.Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional weekend for...
The root of Boston's tree planting problems
By Doug Struck Globe Correspondent Boston will become cool and green by planting 100,000 trees before 2020, Mayor Thomas M. Menino promised in April 2007....
11 elements of the perfect sunroom
In spring it's time to get outside and enjoy your patio. So make the most of your space without a huge investment of time or money by planting, scrubbing and accessorizing your way to a renewed outdoor room.
The takeaway is, like indoor aquariums, fish ponds are not for the faint of heart. They can be time consuming, budget draining and, at times, heartbreaking. But as with most difficult things in life, the payoff is worth it.
Learn how to layer table lamps, floor lamps and overhead fixtures to get the lighting you need and the mood you want.
You don't need to be a professional florist to make something beautiful and you can bring a little of the exuberance of spring inside with a seasonal bouquet.
12 house-hunting tips to help you make the right choice
There may not be a way out of doing the legwork, but these 11 tips can help you get organized, set your priorities, search smart and stay focused every step of the way.
Grab your aviator goggles. This trip through a 1901 three-story Victorian home that blends sci-fi and bygone-era imaginings is a wild ride.
Adjusting mind-sets along with furniture may be the key to happiness for tiny-home dwellers. Here, professionals share strategies on how you can live a full life in the tiniest of spaces.
Whip a ho-hum format and low ceilings into high-design shape with these ideas for boring gone beautiful that will help lead the way.
How do you make that go or no-go decision? What criteria do you use to make a rational decision to stay put and renovate or move on? This architect's insight may help.
The contractor-homeowner relationship can be complicated, but it's not hopeless understanding the process can help you get the most out of your remodeling project. Here are tips from a contractor on how to plan, shop and communicate.
As the frigid winter weather began to wane, the annual Boston Flower and Garden Show at the Seaport World Trade Center helped gardening enthusiasts get a head start on spring fun.
5 benefits for concrete floors for everyday living
Yup, you heard right. Laid down and shined up, plywood can run with the big flooring boys at a much more affordable price
Author and historian David McCullough and his wife, Rosalee, call Bostons Back Bay home as they settle into an apartment they refurbished and furnished with Boston designer Mike Witt.
Starting a collection of art that speaks to you is a worthy goal, but it may seem out of reach ... and more than a little confusing. Where do you begin? Check out this handy art-buying guide, including resources for collecting on a smaller budget.
How do you know if you're helping or hurting your home renovation project? Read on to find out and to see what can help simplify your home remodel.
Thinking about renovating this important room? Designers share the latest news in cabinets, appliances, and more.
Tearing out the kitchen and starting from scratch can cost serious money, but there are plenty of smaller projects that can make for big transformations.
If you would like to reduce the amount of trash your household creates but are not quite sure how to do it, these 23 tips can help. They are all easy to implement and can add up to a reduction in waste that makes a difference.
From adjusting the washing temperature to swapping products, each of these eight tips is completely doable, so you can begin greening up your laundry routine today.
If you rent your apartment, some of the larger-scale changes may not be an option, but there are still adjustments you can make on your own that will reduce your energy needs, save you money and make for a healthier home and planet.
At the heart of it, our feathered friends are a lot like us they just want a place where they feel at home. Here are a few ideas to make your home a welcoming place for shaking a tail feather throughout the seasons.
Check out these tips and resources to help you preserve the environment and your finances.
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