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A front entryway with a white door decorated with pumpkins for Fall.
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A Front Door Transformation for Fall


Caitlin Kruse of The Mama Notes has wanted to replace her front door since they moved into their house. With a few simple upgrades, Caitlin’s porch is now festive and ready for fall.

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DIY Dutch Door Tutorial with Schlage Smart Lock


A Quick Note from The Home Depot: A classic dutch door adds the perfect curb appeal to your home, and is perfect for the warmer seasons. Enjoying a fresh breeze without opening the windows now just became easier and more affordable thanks to Jen Woodhouse of The House of Wood. See step-by-step how she took a traditional door and transformed it into a Smart Lock Dutch Door. 


Well, hey there neighbor! Jen Woodhouse here and I am so excited to share my DIY Dutch Door featuring the new Schlage Encode Smart Door Lock! Isn’t this Dutch door the most inviting thing ever? It makes me want to wear an apron and bake pies all day just so I can let them cool on the ledge! I mean, I don't even own an apron, but now I'm going to have to get one! And guess what… this DIY Dutch Door is not a hard project, it's surprisingly easy to do! Read on to see how I did it.

A blue and white front porch decorated for Halloween with a grim reaper.
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Creating a Spooky Cemetery Front Porch for Halloween


When it’s finally the time of year for Halloween, everyone loves to decorate their home to celebrate. Christina Brooks of Bee Tree Design Co was able to show off her family’s spooky side, participating in The Home Depot’s Halloween Style Challenge. With help from The Home Depot’s decor, she was able to try something different and celebrate this Halloween season. A cemetery front porch filled with reapers and skeletons.

Three children dressed as pirates stand on a pirate ship.
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Ahoy Matey – A Pirate Themed Halloween


Halloween is around the corner, and families are getting ready to scare up some fun. Jessie Ecker of Eye In The Detail created the ultimate pirate ship in her yard with the help of a few Home Depot products.

A decorated Christmas tree sits on hardwood floors in front of a wall of windows.
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A Christmas Tree That’s New and Old


Jaime Dorobek of C.R.A.F.T. decorates her Christmas tree using both modern and heirloom ornaments to create a look that’s both new and old. Read more to see how she creates a whimsical decor statement.

A home decorated for Christmas with garland, bows, and a Christmas tree.
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The Benefits of Christmas Tree Delivery


Suzy Handgraaf from Worthing Court was able to make every welcome a warm one thanks to free fresh-cut tree delivery. Read the blog to see how this entryway look came together with the help of her daughter and granddaughter.

A front entryway with an artificial Christmas tree and Christmas decorations.
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3 Steps to Outdoor Christmas Decorating


Ashley Basnight of Handmade Haven transforms her front porch for Christmas in three simple steps. This look will impress all of your Holiday guests, read more below to find out how Ashley put everything together with help from The Home Depot.

A cooked tray of pie dough cut into shapes.
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“Upside Down” Butternut and Bacon Holiday Quiche Recipe


Find out how food blogger Kenan Hill of Kenan Hill Blog dishes on her favorite “Upside Down” Butternut + Bacon Holiday Quiche recipe, perfect for holiday brunch.

Easy Butcher Block Countertops Installation
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Easy Butcher Block Countertops Installation


Janel Hutton of Nellie Bellie took her sad kitchen and turned it into a bright and beautiful room by adding butcher block countertops! This simple DIY project changed the entire look of the room.


Read on to see Janel’s step-by-step instructions on how to install butcher block countertops!

A man standing in front of a black and white fence.
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5 Important Home Maintenance Steps for Spring


Danny Lipford of Today’s Homeowner takes you through 5 easy home maintenance steps to prepare your home for the Spring time. 

A DIY yard drainage solution on the side of a home decorated with landscape lighting.
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A DIY Yard Drainage Solution That Looks Great


Here’s a yard drainage solution that looks great. Caitlin Ketcham of DIY blog Desert Domicile designed it for the side of her home in Tuscon, Arizona. This was part of her recent backyard makeover for The Home Depot Blog’s Patio Style Challenge series.


This yard drainage project is in a desert setting, but it could work wonderfully in other regions, too. The basic principles of this yard drainage “river bed” lined with stones apply where ever you need to drain water efficiently from your yard.

Patio Privacy Screen Ideas
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Patio Privacy Screen Ideas


This DIY outdoor screen, with its horizontal slats and dark stain, is as gorgeous as it is functional. Caitlin Ketcham, of the blog Desert Domicile, came up with the idea for the slatted privacy screen as part of a major overhaul of her backyard as part of our Patio Style Challenge series.


Caitlin came up with the backyard design ideas, and The Home Depot helped with the construction of some of the bigger DIY projects in her backyard makeover, including building a floating deck, constructing a built-in outdoor bench, and laying artificial grass in her backyard.


Caitlin wrote up this step-by-step tutorial for her lovely outdoor privacy screen so you can see how it was constructed. This can serve a as a guide to building your own slatted wood screen.

A brown outdoor ceiling with a fan and string lights.
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How to Hang String Lights on Your Patio


Catlin Ketcham’s recent backyard makeover for The Home Depot Blog’s Patio Style Challenge series featured several DIY projects. Caitlin’s the designer and blogger behind Desert Domicile. She wanted to enjoy the romantic glow of string lights on her newly decorated back porch. Here she shows us how she decorated her porch with string lights in a sturdy and very attractive way.

A kitchen wall with a limewashed backsplash and open shelving.
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6 Steps to the Perfect Limewashed Brick Backsplash


Limewashed brick is popular these days. The unique, distressed look it produces is classic, and goes so well in many different decor styles.


Courtney Clymer, who writes Lifestyled Atlanta, wanted to create her own limewashed brick backsplash in her kitchen. She gave it a go, and discovered it’s a surprisingly easy look to achieve.

Modern Bathroom Remodel Ideas
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Modern Bathroom Remodel Ideas


As new home owners, Caitlin Kruse of The Mama Notes and her husband knew their first home needed some serious attention. First on their list was their dark and windowless hallway bathroom.


Caitlin knew that she wanted a light and airy space, so she moodboarded her dream bathroom and quickly said goodbye to the outdated space.


After two weeks of hard work, Caitlin’s modern bathroom remodel came together with gorgeous elements from the Home Decorators Collection. Make sure to look for the new skylight and rich pops of matte brushed gold hardware and lighting that add layers of interest to the room.

Coastal She Shed Ideas
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Coastal She Shed Ideas


This adorable coastal-style she shed was designed by Danielle Driscoll of Finding Silver Pennies. She lives in Scituate, Massachusetts, literally a stone’s throw from the harbor and several sandy beaches, so it’s no wonder she chose a beachy theme for her backyard retreat.

A Cozy Cottage She Shed
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A Cozy Cottage She Shed


“She sheds” are one of the best trends we’ve seen in a long time. A she shed is sort of like a man cave, but outdoors, in a shed tricked out to be a cozy, comfortable retreat in the backyard.


We asked some of our favorite DIY and design bloggers to show us their ideas for a she shed. Kristen Whitby blogs at Ella Claire. Here’s her cozy she shed.

A Kitchen Facelift With GE Appliances
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A Kitchen Facelift With GE Appliances


Rachel Metz of Living to DIY didn’t know where to start when it came to updating her kitchen. With new appliances and the right accessories, Rachel now has a functional and stylish space she can be proud to show off.

1920's Kitchen Renovation Ideas
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1920's Kitchen Renovation Ideas


Renovating a kitchen can be overwhelming to do alone. See how Elsie and Emma of A Beautiful Mess utilized The Home Depot’s in-store Kitchen Design Services to tackle a 1920’s kitchen renovation.

A Fireplace Makeover Using Shiplap Appearance Boards
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A Fireplace Makeover Using Shiplap Appearance Boards


Use Home Depot’s shiplap appearance boards for your fireplace makeover like DIY blogger Amanda Hendrix from Love and Renovations.

A backyard deck draped with string lights.
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3 Perfect Backyard Entertaining Ideas


These three “musts” for creating the perfect backyard for entertaining come from Alexi Parry of Seeking Alexi. It’s her contribution to the Patio Style Challenge series here on The Home Depot Blog.


For Alexi, it really comes down to good patio or deck design. See how simple she makes backyard entertaining with her remarkable skills.

A Faux Farmhouse Laundry Room
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A Faux Farmhouse Laundry Room


Holly Lauritzen of Our Faux Farmhouse did not have a functional laundry room for her family of seven. By adding a new countertop, back splash, cabinets and LG appliances, Holly’s family finally has the laundry room of their dreams.

A laundry room with a colorful accent wall and white appliances.
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A Fresh and Fun Laundry Room Transformation


Victoria Hudgins of A Subtle Revelry takes on a laundry room transformation project to create a space that’s fun and fresh. Read below to find out how her Samsung appliance selections were the perfect finishing touches to the room.

3 Bathroom Renovations, 3 Different Styles
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3 Bathroom Renovations, 3 Different Styles


Jamison Rantz of Rogue Engineer takes on three bathroom renovations with ease thanks to Delta’s customizable UPstile wall system. Read below for his step-by-step guide on how to transform your bathrooms like a Pro.

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