For most of us, the bedroom is the ultimate respite. It's where we go to recharge, enjoy a guilty pleasure on television, or dive into a favorite book. The bedroom should be soothing; it should be clean, cared for, and welcoming, reflecting the type of peace of mind you'd like to achieve. Here's the definitive guide to the bedroom, a tour of tips, tricks, and inspiration that will help you build a better oasis in your home.
We can probably all agree on this: Renovating isn't easy. Between the nail-biting decisions and the subcontractors who conveniently disappear after making a giant hole in your wall, the process is daunting. But it doesn't have to be. With this column, I hope to demystify some of the challenges, using my own experience as an example.
Dirty dishes can be done in the morning, and you'll investigate the smell coming from the garage this weekend. But cleaning it immediately is not only good for productivity and peace of mind; sometimes, it's absolutely necessary. Here are the ew-yuck things in your home you should 100 percent clean.
Things that Martha did in her twenties: sanded floors, tiled her own roof, became an expert in all things food and homekeeping. Things you're doing in your twenties: couch-surfing, talking about backpacking in Europe, praying for a paid internship. But it's the little things that count, right? Here are 20 small housekeeping tips to help you make like Martha.
When Martha started designing kitchens exclusively for the Home Depot, she pulled inspiration directly from her own homes. Take a behind-the-scenes look at Martha's personal kitchens, and find out how they translate into versions for your own home!
Doing the dishes and washing your laundry are obviously things you do on the regular. But how often should you be changing your bedroom sheets? Or the ventilation hood over your kitchen stove? Each household item has a different cleaning schedule. Read on for your guide to what to clean and when to do it.
Life isn't accident-prone. Luckily, we have a few tricks up our sleeves to help you remove stains, reverse the effects of spillage, and combat the occasional accidents that go hand-in-hand with your life.