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Handmade: 'Yarn diet' winds down with trip to craft store

Yarn diet’ winds down with trip to storeYou may recall back in February, I went on a "yarn diet," a well-thought-out plan for not buying yarn until I reduced my stash, considerably.
  • Opinion
  • 13 hours, 41 minutes ago
Homestyle

Solutions: Hanging onto summer as fall marches in

Solutions: Hanging on to summerWith summer coming to a close according to the calendar, there are a number of ways to stretch the essence of the season inside your home.
  • Homestyle
  • 11 hours, 55 minutes ago
Nancy Szerlag

Gardening: Coleus, the Hawaiian shirt of plants

Gardening: Coleus, the Hawaiian shirt of plantsardening:Coleus offer a quick fix for planting in gardens in need of color, especially later in the season,
  • Nancy Szerlag
  • 13 hours, 8 minutes ago
Homestyle

Treasure: When it comes to glass, these initials indicate quality

Trash or Treasure: These initials indicate qualityIf you find a piece of glass with the initials “LCT” on it, consider yourself lucky.
  • Homestyle
  • 12 hours, 58 minutes ago
Homestyle

Style at Home: Add a touch of fall to your home with bittersweet

Style: Add a touch of fall to your home with bittersweetI found some amazing faux bittersweet at market this year — the best I’ve ever seen — and we have been going to town with it.
  • Homestyle
  • 13 hours, 14 minutes ago
Homestyle

Plumber: Double-duty sinks give you more options

Plumber: Double-duty sinks give you more optionsMost double-duty sinks are single bowl sinks perfect for chores or washing dishes.
  • Homestyle
  • 13 hours, 36 minutes ago
Homestyle

Home Advisor: Professional cleaning services under $250

Professional cleaning services can be bargainHiring a professional cleaning service may sound like a luxury you can’t afford. But it may cost less than you think.
  • Homestyle
  • 13 hours, 45 minutes ago
Homestyle

Design Recipes: How to use fabulous fall colors in your decor

Design Recipes: How to use fabulous fall colors in your decorWhile there are certainly a number of fabulous fall colors, for many the challenge lies in how to use these colors purposefully in decor
  • Homestyle
  • 13 hours, 51 minutes ago
Homestyle

Angie’s List: Preparing your house for fall

Start planning your fall maintenance tasks now.Start planning your fall maintenance tasks now.
  • Homestyle
  • 13 hours, 50 minutes ago
Homestyle

Charles T. Fisher mansion goes from drab to dreamy for Designers' Show House

Boston-Edison landmark gets major makeoverTransformed top to bottom by interior designers from across the country, it's now the Junior League of Detroit's Designers' 2018 Show House.
  • Homestyle
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Homestyle

‘Vacationing Plants’ wins Homestyle Garden Contest grand prize

‘Vacationing Plants’ wins Homestyle Garden Contest grand prizeThe photo, “Vacationing Plants,” reflects a big trend these days in gardening, container gardening, especially for those with limited space.
  • Homestyle
  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
Homestyle

Welcome Mat: Michigan Design Center offering third home tour

Welcome Mat: Michigan Design Center offering third home tourCombo smoke, CO alarm has top detection tech;
  • Homestyle
  • 1 week ago
Homestyle

Treasure: Enjoy autumn shows before winter arrives

Falling for antiques at annual showsDealers across the state have been busy picking all summer and are ready to offer a fresh bounty of tempting treasures to lure fall shoppers.
  • Homestyle
  • 1 week ago
Homestyle

The Plumber: How to find out your faucet type

The Plumber: How to find out your faucet typeThe easiest way to purchase and/or install a new bathroom faucet is to stay with the same type of faucet you already have.
  • Homestyle
  • 1 week ago
Homestyle

Angie's List: Preparing your yard for fall

Angie’s List: Preparing your yard for fallIf your lawn is properly winterized, it has a better chance at surviving the colder temperatures, and it will be more likely to flourish in spring.
  • Homestyle
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Homestyle

Solutions: Trip offers tips on living a simpler life

Solutions: Trip offers tips on living a simpler lifeSometimes it takes another place to see things clearly.
  • Homestyle
  • 1 week ago
Homestyle

Style at Home: A 'happily ever after' living room

Style at Home: A happily ever after living roomThe story of a room usually starts this way. You have a blank page, and there are so many directions you can go with your design, you’re not sure where to start. Then, lightning strikes.
  • Homestyle
  • 1 week ago
Opinion

Handmade: Downsizing and letting go of family heirlooms

Downsizing and letting go of family heirloomsWe live in a very different world today -- unlike the one of not so long ago when beautiful crocheted finery such as doilies, bedspreads, tablecloths, aprons, and dresser scarves were used to add feminine touches throughout one's home.
  • Opinion
  • 1 week ago
Homestyle

Boston-Edison's iconic Charles T. Fisher mansion to open doors as show house

Charles T. Fisher mansion becomes show houseIconic 1922 mansion in Detroit's Boston-Edison has been transformed into Junior League's Designers' Show House. It opens for tours on Saturday
  • Homestyle
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Homestyle

Treasure: Presidential items perennially popular, no matter who is in office

Treasure: Presidential items always popularTreasure: Presidential items perennially popular, no matter who is in office
  • Homestyle
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Homestyle

'Vacationing Plants' is last weekly winner

Vacationing Plants’ is final weekly winnerCathy Dueweke of Grosse Pointe Farms is last finalist for grand prize of Homestyle Garden Photo Contest
  • Homestyle
  • 2 weeks ago
Homestyle

Look up: Ceilings are stealing the show

Look up: Ceilings are stealing the showDon't forget to look up. Because not all ceilings are created equal, painted in contractor favorite -- ceiling white.
  • Homestyle
  • 2 weeks ago
Homestyle

Welcome Mat: Birmingham House Tour returns Thursday

Welcome Mat: Birmingham House Tour returnsSeven homes will be featured on the Sept. 13 tour, a fundraiser for The Community House
  • Homestyle
  • 2 weeks ago
Homestyle

Homestyle: Ceilings are where it's at

Homestyle: Ceilings are where it’s atHomestyle: Ceilings are where it's at
  • Homestyle
  • 2 weeks ago
Homestyle

Juggling Act: Who was Rosie the Riveter? New children's book shares Rosie's 'Herstory'

Local author, artist share Rosie’s ‘Herstory’Historian Bailey Sisoy Isgro and illustrator Nicole shed light on who Rosie the Riveter really was
  • Homestyle
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nancy Szerlag

Gardening: Take stock now for next spring's planting

Gardening: Take stock now for next spring’s plantingThis week, I will be walking our display garden at the Rochester OPC, taking notes and pictures of the plants.
  • Nancy Szerlag
  • 2 weeks ago
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