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Outdoor Spaces for Tiny Places

Tiny Places, Outdoor Spaces: making the Most of the Glorious Outdoors

Sure, apartment living has its advantages: no property taxes, someone else has to pay the plumber, there's no down payment, and you have the ability to move out whenever you want. But that freedom often comes at the cost of being cramped. No yard, no storage, no patio—what's a Jane to do? Look around! While an outdoor space to call your own may seem like a distant dream, if all you've got is a fire escape or balcony, a little creative thinking may make a space appear almost out of nowhere.

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We are Family! Create the Perfect Family Room

With busy schedules infringing upon all of our lives, it's important to make time for the family. See how you can turn your family room into a place the whole family will want to gather.

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Painting Technique: Faux Leather

If adding some warmth and texture to a room or two is for you, than a faux-leather wall may be just the project. A fabulous looking faux-leather paint job is surprisingly easy to create with the right tools and a little direction. Even if you doubt your talent as a painter, it's easy to get a professional looking result with just a little effort. Read on to find out how to fool your friends with faux.

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Give Your Pet Space

Our pets are more than just loyal friends—they're members of our families. But even pets need a little time to themselves. See how to create a place in your home that your pet can call their own.

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How To Refinish a Teak Table and Chairs

While there's something distinguished about old weathered teak, it looks best when kept oiled to a golden luster. Discover how easy it is to bring teak back to its glorious, golden days.

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Make Your Own Upholstered Headboard

Whether it's Valentine's Day or the middle of the year, adding a little romance to your bedroom is something that is worth doing all year round. One easy project that will add ambiance is to make your own upholstered headboard.

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How To Build a Window Seat

Window seats are great additions to any home. They not only enhance the area, but they can also double as a place for additional storage. Window seats are practical, beautiful and if planned out properly, multi-functional.

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How To Build a "Pop Up" Coffee Table

If your current coffee table is leaving you a bit flat, you might want to try something a bit out of the ordinary. After all, a coffee table can be so much more than just a place to store your remote controls.

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How To Build An Arbor

Looking for a classy way to usher your visitors from the bustle of the street to the (hopefully) calming confines of your home? A pathway arbor helps guests make the transition beautiful.

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Create an Outdoor Living Room

It doesn't matter how big your backyard is, from the 10-acre backyards of the midwest to the tiny balconies of Los Angeles, your outdoor space can be turned into an extra "room" of your home.

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