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See how you can pack more storage into your bedroom and closet and maximize organization.

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Transform your kitchen with one of these stylish backsplash ideas.

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Whether you dream of sunning by a state-of-the-art pool or strolling through a simple cottage garden, there's an outdoor oasis with your name written all over it. Take this quiz to find out where you really belong.

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DIY Patio Ideas

Want to boost the beauty and usefulness of your outdoor spaces? Put one of these inspiring DIY patio ideas to work in your landscape.

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Update for $100

When it comes to DIY home projects, inexpensive does not have to equal inconsequential. For less than $100, you can create custom light fixtures, build accent walls, update your floors, or design one-of-a-kind decor. Budget home projects can make a big difference, as proven by this bunch of crafty bloggers.

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Add Exterior Charm

Is your home's exterior looking a little drab? These homes were too, until character-boosting updates completely transformed their dull facades. Take a cue from their makeovers and you too can refresh your exterior.

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Budget Curb Appeal

Be the best home on the block for less. These budget curb appeal updates will show you how.

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Fences

Learn about different types of fences and fence installation tips to find the perfect design for your home. Whether you want to shield your yard, establish safe borders, contribute to a garden style, or feel like you're a world away, a fence can be an asset in your outdoor spaces. It's helpful to understand the elements that go into building a fence and recognize its multiple functions, such as curb appeal, protection from the elements, and privacy. Building your own fence can be a good do-it-yourself project, but you do have to know some basics, including material hardiness, design principles, and building code restrictions; we've gathered them all to help you build your ideal design. For a more complex project, you can create stone-and-rail fencing with these directions. Nearly every fence needs a gate; you can build your own with our basic tips, or let our 12 examples of charming gates be inspiration for you or your contractor. Review these attractive arbor-and-fence combinations for a style that's suited to your yard. If your fence is in need of repair, here's how to fix damaged areas.

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Picket Fence and Gate

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Basics of Gate Building

This gate design is simple and adaptable.

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Fence with Lattice

Privacy with curb appeal.

Quail Fence

This decorative picket fence is a real charmer.

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