Modern Living

Refreshing a mid-century house

mid-century mastery

Original vintage furnishings and finishes turn a unique 1950s Delaware home into a true period showpiece

best front forward

Four homeowners in upstate New York make the most of their street-side green space with glorious (lawn-free!) front-yard gardens

modern living

A Northern California family puts the finishing touches on their 1955 house, which effortlessly blends indoor and outdoor spaces

home solutions

DIY backyard privacy screen; cleaning paint spills off various surfaces; colorful countertop appliances; low-maintenance porch flooring; and more

before + after: kitchen

Claiming space taken up by an awkward shed add-on lets a family bump out their kitchen for more light, space, and storage

budget redo

An enclosed, unheated entry porch becomes a year-round breakfast room for under $400

dollars and sense

Unexpected ways that age can affect your mortgage eligibility

paint ideas

Five luscious colors can turn an ordinary stair run into a delightful interior feature


- lends a hand as a homeowner sets out to rebuild an 1890s Charleston, SC, home that her grandparents once owned

photoshop redo

Giving an ungainly split-level a warm and welcoming new look

ask this old house

How to keep rabbits from destroying tree bark; deal with rusted metal ducts; remove potentially unsafe siding; and more

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