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Easy Ways to Manage Your Whole Home in Zones
(Family Features) You've been taught from childhood to turn off the lights when you leave a room to save energy and money. Now, technology is allowing homeowners to apply those years of training to managing energy consumption - and comfort - on a room-by-room basis throughout the house.

What's Your Kitchen Style?
With so many styles of kitchens and cabinets, it can sometimes be hard to decide on a favorite. You may see kitchens in each style and agree that they are all beautiful in their own way. But which is the style you would choose for your own home?

Upgrade Your Kitchen This New Year
As the calendar turns over a new page, many homeowners begin contemplating upgrades and home repairs for the coming year. The kitchen is one of the most common rooms for these efforts, but if a full-fledged renovation is out of your budget, you can still make a noticeable difference in other ways.

Get a Fresh Look with Easy Furniture Updates
(Family Features) When you grow bored with your furnishings or want to change up the look and feel of a room, you may find yourself trying to put off redecorating until you have a bigger budget. Instead, you can give the furniture you already have a unique, fresh look at a fraction of the cost.

DIY Decor with Creative Containers
(Family Features) Containers come in all shapes and sizes with purposes ranging from helping organize your stuff to adding an extra element to your decor. These simple DIY projects make it easy to transform basic containers into pretty accent pieces that showcase your personal style.

A Crafty Storage Solution
(Family Features) A desk or workspace is one of the most difficult spaces to organize. Between the things you need to keep within reach and the mementos and treasures you want close by, chasing away clutter may feel like a losing battle.

Accents to Update Any Space
(Family Features) Accent pieces are an easy way to update any room. Introducing fresh colors and styles with decorative items and textiles can instantly transform the entire ambiance at a fraction of the cost you might spend completely refurbishing the same space.

5 Pops of Pattern to Instantly Upgrade Interiors
No matter where you turn, pattern inspiration is all around you - from modern architecture and traditional flooring to animal furs, floral arrangements and fashion runways. As homeowners and designers look to personalize spaces and create impactful interiors, patterns are being replicated with paint on walls, floors, furniture and more.

5 DIY Kitchen Renovation Inspirations
(Family Features) Whether you're turning your home into a "homegating" headquarters this fall or looking to upgrade your everyday cooking, you can update your kitchen in just one weekend without the headache and mess of a full remodel.

Keep Clutter at Bay/Useful items to keep your home elegantly organized
(Family Features) As summer gives way to a busy fall and schedules get a bit more hectic, things have a way of getting disheveled. You can get your home reorganized and looking great with just a little bit of TLC and some helpful storage solutions.

A Kitchen Designer Tells All - Five tried-and-true tips for rocking your kitchen remodel
(Family Features) When remodeling your kitchen, it can be tricky to know where to start. Certified Kitchen Designer MaryJo Camp has been there, in more ways than one. As a designer certified by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), Camp has designed thousands of kitchens in her 35-year career - including her own.

8 Ways to Bring Big Style to Small Spaces
(Family Features) As college students prepare to move into dorm rooms and apartments, they trim their packing lists and often sacrifice style due to space restraints. Although it may seem difficult to bring big style into tight quarters, there are several small things you can do to bring your personality to life on move-in day.