Refresh Your Kitchen Color: 8 Ideas for This Weekend (8 photos)

This is a good weekend to collect beach treasures (while being mindful of ecosystems), plan a block party and shop for a few holiday gifts (trust us, you’ll be glad you did). And with Bastille Day coming up on July 14 and the Tour de France happening right now, Francophiles have two great excuses to...

10 Ways to Set a Magical Scene With Lanterns (10 photos)

The right lighting instantly makes any outdoor space feel more warm, welcoming and party-ready. Here are 10 ideas for using lanterns of all kinds — including hanging, hurricane, solar-powered and paper — to give your outdoor rooms a magical glow. Which one will inspire your yard?

Pick the Right Hammock for Summer Lounging (12 photos)

The mere sight of a hammock gently swaying in the breeze spells instant relaxation. If you’ve been eyeing photos of hammocks on Houzz but aren’t quite sure which one is right for you, read on to get the lowdown on the main types of hammocks, where to hang them and how to get the most out of your hammock...

Your July Home Checklist (10 photos)

Parades and fireworks and clambakes. With summer in full swing, the month of July can seem to zip by. Make the most of your month with these 14 to-dos, covering everything from weekend guests to flag etiquette.