Inside the Innovation House

We pulled out all the stops to bring the latest home tech features to our Innovation Home. See the 16 coolest things from the home and be amazed by how smart one home can be.

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Bathroom Countertop Ideas

Good-looking countertops -- whether made of marble, limestone, or concrete -- create high-functioning bathrooms that spill over with style. These popular countertop materials are sure to inspire a bathroom remodel.

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Find Your Dream Backyard

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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Easy Fireplace Upgrades

Does your fireplace need a facelift? Check out these 20 ideas for updating your fireplace with easy-to-apply embellishments and simple-to-make constructions.

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8 Cutting-Edge Exterior Features

The wow-factor of the Innovation Home starts with great curb appeal. See the eight things that make the home's exterior stand out.

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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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To play and to garden: Those are the true joys of having a home with a yard. What makes playtime and garden time even better? Maybe it's a structure to encourage the imagination of little ones or to stash oft-needed and oft-used tools. We have some of the most fun features you can include in a playhouse for children; check out ideas for adding a pint-size version of your house to your yard. For the practical gardener, garden sheds can be multipurpose structures for organizing tools, equipment, and supplies. If designed with the right features, a shed can also provide a space for potting up plants. Get motivated to build your own with our gallery of shed ideas. The most elaborate garden sheds sometimes function as greenhouses; this garden shed idea will have you tending your green thumb even on the coldest winter days. If you have a shed but find yourself with organizational challenges, don't despair; use our pointers to keep tools stored neatly. Finally, if your four-legged garden residents need a spot to call home, too, use our doghouse plans.

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