Repurpose Your Rope: 3 Decorative DIYs to Try

These projects are as beautiful as they are budget-friendly, and best of all, you can easily make them in one afternoon. Ready to learn the ropes? Macrame rope curtain Modern, yet rustic. Warm, yet airy. And perfect for the doorway of your choosing. Supplies Scissors Tension rod   Masking tape  400 feet of 1/4-inch diamond […]

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This Enchanting Mountaintop Cottage Embodies Coziness

Located 45 minutes outside of Chattanooga, TN, in Monteagle, a historic cottage was renovated with organic materials that echo its picturesque mountaintop setting. Situated on the brow of the mountain, the 1,800-square-foot, 2-bedroom cottage is straight out of a fairy tale – a cozy stone structure you might happen upon when meandering through an enchanted […]

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Standard vs. Itemized Deduction: Which One Should You Take?

Standard vs. Itemized Deduction: Which One Should You Take? imacon/iStockStandard versus itemized deduction: Which one should you claim? If this question is weighing heavily on your mind as you file your taxes this year—or you’re wondering what may be in store for 2018 once all the new tax reforms take effect—then let this guide help you decide. […]

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4 Things to Do Before Gutting a Home

Do you have a bit of a fixer-upper on your hands? Or maybe you’re just ready for a major change? Remodeling your home can be a lot of work, but the results, when done well, are well worth it. Before you get too excited and start tearing down walls and ripping up the floors, read […]

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Selena Gomez Puts Her $3M Texas Mansion Back on the Market

Selena Gomez Puts Her $3M Texas Mansion Back on the Market Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImagePop singer and North Texas native Selena Gomez has put her 10,000-square-foot mansion in Fort Worth on the market again, for $3 million. Gomez, 25, grew up 30 minutes east of Fort Worth, in Grand Prairie, and picked up the five-bedroom, 6.5-bath mansion in 2015 […]

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Tour a Riverfront Home That Draws Inspiration From the Great Outdoors

After demolishing an older home on this property along the Tennessee River, architect Josh Cooper, principal at JCC Design Studio, erected a three-story home, taking inspiration from the client’s love for Belgian-style architecture. For the home’s exterior, Cooper incorporated materials like mountain stone, durable Siberian-larch siding and LifePine roofing. “The roof is extra special, because […]

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Does Magnetic Paint Work? Creating a Nail-Free Art Wall

Does Magnetic Paint Work? Creating a Nail-Free Art Wall roberthyrons/iStockMagnetic paint will not magically make your wall as sticky as your refrigerator door, but it can create a cool design effect throughout your home if you use it right. It might sound as easy as slapping some paint on the wall and instantly having a magnetic surface, but proceed […]

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Quiz: What Style Is Your Dream Bedroom?

Ahh, the bedroom of your dreams. Will it include fuzzy pillows or homespun quilts? Perhaps it’s covered wall to wall in plush rugs. Or maybe it’s a clutter-free, serene space. Rest assured that this quiz will help you discover your style. What’s Your Nesting Style? Take the quiz to find out. Minimalist Clean lines, neutral […]

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