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Preserving Native Plants

Preserving Native Plants

Building a green home starts before bulldozers even arrive on site.  Surveying a property to assess local plant life will guarantee that you’re impacting the ecosystem as little as possible when building and landscaping.  Gain tips for spotting native from … Read More

Meet the Garden Home Challenge Team

Meet the Garden Home Challenge Team

Building an affordable, stylish and eco-friendly home in a limited amount of time–150 days to be exact–is definitely a challenge, but with the right team anything is possible.  Get inspired by the team’s contagious passion for sustainable design and innovative … Read More

Entryway Design Concepts

Entryway Design Concepts

The entryway is the space where your guests form their first (and last) impression of your home, so you want to be sure that it captures your home’s unique personality.  Create your own stand-out entryway with these tips. For more … Read More

Setting a Formal Table

Setting a Formal Table

Not sure whether the fork is supposed to be placed to the left or right of the plate?  Don’t worry, you’ll be ready to host your next formal event with these table setting tips. For more home and gardening tips, … Read More

Creative Book Displays

Creative Book Displays

When organizing a bookcase, you want a to show-off your book collection in a way that’s both functional and stylish.  Use these tips to creatively display your books and other collectibles, and find out how to reach those pesky top shelves. … Read More

Candles and Lights for Ambiance

Candles and Lights for Ambiance

Candles aren’t often thought of as everyday home decor accessories, but burning candles regularly is an easy way to make your home more inviting and comfortable.  Achieve ambiance with aromatic candles and learn the benefits of burning natural versus artificial … Read More

Inspiration from Period Houses

Inspiration from Period Houses

Walk through the mid-nineteenth century Lakeport Plantation home located on the historic banks of the Mississippi River in order to gain architectural inspiration from the past. For more home and gardening tips, subscribe to eHow Home, exclusively on YouTube. Read More

Let’s Talk Antiques

Let’s Talk Antiques

Balancing modern and antique styles in a home is a fine art.  Learn how to find the perfect antique for your home and how to incorporate it into your decor in this helpful video.  Remember, antiquing is all about finding … Read More

Historical Architectural Styles

Historical Architectural Styles

Walk through a moment of American architectural history at Longwood, an octagonal mansion built in Mississippi in the 1850s.  Discover the home’s rich history and find out why the magnificent structure remains unfinished. For more home and gardening tips, subscribe to eHow Home, … Read More

Preparing a Guest Room

Preparing a Guest Room

Expecting house guests?  Whether your guests are staying for a weekend or week, they’ll feel welcome and comfortable if you take a minute to add a few thoughtful details to their rooms.  Sometimes it’s the little things, like extra toiletries … Read More

Living Room Style

Living Room Style

Truly great rooms combine comfort and function with personal style. In this video, get tips on how to maximize your space while incorporating your personal interests and a sense of humor. For more home and gardening tips, subscribe to eHow Home, … Read More

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