August 1
August 1

Back to School 12 Photos

Believe it or not, another school year is on the way. Stay ahead of the excitement of a new school year by gathering school supplies now.

More: Decorating Ideas for Kids

August 10
August 10

Get the Kids Out the Door

"I have [my son's] bedroom closet and dresser sectioned and labeled into different clothing types so he knows where everything is. We installed a fun star peg to hold his 'outfit of the day' so he can easily dress himself in the morning." — Wendy in Seattle, Wash.

More: 10 Steps to a Decluttered Closet

August 16
August 16

Don't Be Afraid of Color

Color can really bring life to a bland space. Add some color to your outdoor space — including your back porch — through rugs, accessories and furniture.

More: A Feng Shui Guide to Color

August 22
August 22

How to Make Shiny Surfaces Sparkle

To clean chrome, glass or stainless steel appliances and surfaces, fill a spray bottle with a 50-50 solution of rubbing alcohol and water.

More: Dreamy Kitchen Makeovers

August 23
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August 26
August 26

Bathroom Storage Trick 10 Photos

If you're short on space in your bathroom, use this trick from Genevieve Gorder: Bring a coat rack in to hang towels and bathrobes. It's the perfect size to fit into the narrow confines of your bathroom.

More: Stylish Bathroom Storage Solutions

August 31
August 31

Do This Before Fall

If your house is covered with siding, check for any loose nails and replace or fix any you find.

More: Pick These Flowers for Your Fall Garden

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