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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.

7 Painting Projects for Weekend Warriors
(Family Features) Homeowners are often advised to keep the home neutral and avoid decorating with anything too bold or personal. But in order to make a house your home, the decor should reflect your personality and style.

Home Design with Furry Friends in Mind/Redesign a pet-friendly place
(Family Features) Even for households that count four-legged fur friends as part of their family, pet-friendly features can be easily overlooked when it's time to build or redesign. Architectural details, such as cabinetry, offer clever ways to provide pet-friendly function to any room.

5 Tips for Tackling a Home Improvement Project
(Family Features) Whether you've just bought a new home or you're looking to refresh your familiar abode, chances are good you have a laundry list of home-improvement projects to accomplish.

5 Freezer Hacks that Save Time & Money
(Family Features) As much as 30 to 40 percent of all food in North America is wasted, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. That's about 20 pounds per person every month! In terms of money, that's an alarming $165 billion in wasted food annually, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Savvy Storage Advice for Renters
(Family Features) Just because you don't own your home or have a permanent abode, does not mean you can't be neat and organized in the place you currently hang your hat.

10 Ways to Stay Organized All Day Long
(Family Features) Organization is essential for keeping stress at bay throughout the day. Whether you're getting the kids ready for school, tackling household chores, preparing meals or getting everyone ready for bed, there are several things you can do to maximize time, space and peace of mind.

Tips and Tech Make for a Tidy Home
With spring in full swing and summer fast approaching, finding ways to save time on indoor chores can help get you out of the house faster and back to enjoying your favorite outdoor pastimes. Tame household dust, hair and dirt in a snap this summer with these efficient and effective cleaning tips:

Design Your Dream Outdoor Kitchen
(Family Features) It often starts as a blank spot on the patio, usually somewhere just outside the back door. Then come the "things" to fill the spot. There's so much to consider that it gets difficult to make a decision.

Creating Sustainable, Beautiful Landscapes
(Family Features) For most homeowners, sunny skies lead to more time spent enjoying nature in your coveted outdoor spaces. If you've considered revamping your open-air landscapes, let this be your season to bring the elements of beauty and design to the environment.

Simple Accents/Awaken your senses and brighten your home
(Family Features) Small details and accent pieces can make a big difference when it comes to dressing up your home. However, adding a touch of personal style doesn't have to break the bank; you can actually make a big difference by adding simple, practical and inexpensive accents in every room.

DIY Kids' Room Makeovers
(Family Features) Once school lets out, it's a great time to make updates to kids' rooms. Not only does it let children personalize their own space with decor that reflects their growing personality, it's a great way to keep them busy with all that extra time to burn.