Upgrade a Basic Bookcase

Put a personal spin on an off-the-shelf bookcase with these easy DIY makeover ideas.

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Stairway Railing Ideas

Stairway railings serve more than a functional purpose -- they give stairs a visual presence and make a staircase a work of art. Find ideas for the perfect railing for your stairway.

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Beach Chic Porch Renovation

A family put a new roof over their heads by turning their back deck into a coastal-inspired covered porch. Learn how they made the big change from their existing porch to their new, cozy family hangout area.

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Give a Plain Mirror a Makeover

Take a plain mirror to the next level with these easy DIY embellishments.

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DIY Outdoor and Garden Projects

Sprucing up your outdoor space doesn't need to be a massive undertaking. Use these inspirational small projects -- including painting rocks to hanging new house numbers -- to instantly improve the look of a garden, patio, deck, or backyard.

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Add Storage Around Stairs

Step up your home's storage capacity by making the most of underused areas below and beside your stairs. Here's a look at 18 homes that beautifully optimized stairwell and staircase spaces.

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Moving to a new home can be a daunting yet exciting task. Moving requires careful planning and attention to detail -- from staging your home to help make the sale to packing up all of your stuff to settling into your new place. Take the guesswork out of planning your next move and make the transition smooth sailing for the entire family using our expert tips and tricks. We have an array of tools that you can use to make selling your home easier than ever. From simple exterior updates that will add major curb appeal to interior staging tips from the pros, we'll teach you how to sell your home quickly and efficiently. We've even polled the experts to gather a collection of handy packing secrets that will make your move stress-free and easier than ever. We also have an array of tips you can use to make a do-it-yourself moving day a breeze for the whole family. Finally, use our Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate tools to find homes for sale in your new community, to read through expert articles and advice, to discover popular housing trends, and much more.

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