Get More Curb Appeal

idea file

MARCH 2012 IDEA FILE

before + after: kitchen

Check out the details that made this cook space a winner

before + after: home office

A front room is reborn as an office, a library, and a half bath

budget redo

A DIY vanity top and wallet-friendly fixtures brighten a dingy powder room

Photoshop redo

Beefier columns help improve a house's Neo-Colonial style

paint ideas

Give your entry an energy boost with our color pro's front-door paint picks

landscaping

Use our foundation planting guide to help your house make a finer first impression

8 smart curb-appeal makeovers

Thrifty ideas designed to put any house's best face forward

light-filled & detail-rich

A Colonial-style house's redo strikes just the right balance

TOH tv

MARCH 2012 TOH TV

building on an American original

Smart design and handcrafted touches bring the circa 1720 project house into the 21st century

home solutions

MARCH 2012 HOME SOLUTIONS

home solutions

Create a handsome hairpin-leg table; 10 uses for coffee grounds; in-house fire hazards to hunt for; turn a tree stump into a planter; drinking-water facts; and more

upgrades

MARCH 2012 UPGRADES

get this look for less

Shaker-style kitchen

shopping

Colorful kitchen aids

price wise

Limestone floor tile

all about

Fiber-cement siding

how-to projects

MARCH 2012 HOW-TO PROJECTS

salvage style

Transform a vintage barn pulley into an adjustable bedside sconce

animal house

Create the perfect place to pamper your pooch at bath time

weekend remodel

Step up your house's curb appeal by giving your entry porch a stone-veneer makeover

ask this old house

MARCH 2012 ASK TOH

Q + A

Install hardwood trim without cracking plaster walls; safe places to hide from a violent storm; and more

TOH tested

Heavy-duty pruners

Norm's tricks of the trade

Use a nailer to attach crown molding to kitchen cabinets

in every issue

MARCH 2012 IN EVERY ISSUE

letter from - saboteamos.info

Why a DIYer's work is never done

checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

save this old house

A unique 1910 home in Youngstown, Ohio, for $15,000

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Reader Mail

Read editor Scott Omelianuk's recent letter about his latest addition
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Home Solutions


Find step-by-step instructions for making the hairpin-leg coffee table and edge trim

 

Before + After: Kitchen



 

Before + After: Home Office



 

Get This Look for Less

For the sides of the shelving, use our template

 

Shopping



 

Salvage style: Barn pulley



 

Paint Ideas



 

Landscaping

Weekend Remodel: Clad Steps in Stone


Learn how to remove and reinstall your porch posts
Watch a step-by-step video of this project

 

8 Smart Curb-Appeal Makeovers



 

TOH TV: Building on an American Original

Learn about the Bedford house's storied past

 

Light-Filled & Detail-Rich



 

All About Fiber-Cement Siding

See how fiber-cement siding can give an old home a period-perfect face-lift


 

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