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August 14, 2017
Careful yet speedy deliberation and managing emotions are key when buying a house. (Photo courtesy of DreamPictures)
Avoid first-time homebuyer mistakes
August 14, 2017 - 8:48pm
Cultures worldwide have been using resist techniques since the days of the ancient Egyptians. (Emily Kate Roemer/FamilyFun magazine)
Try resist painting techniques
August 14, 2017 - 12:30pm
Spend the day in the sand with your dog. 2010 file / News Tribune
Have a staycation with your dog
August 14, 2017 - 11:00am
August 13, 2017
ColorSnap by Sherwin-Williams allows users to match colors from a photo (right) and virtually try paint on their own walls (left). Courtesy of Sherwin-Williams
From floor plans to tidy bedrooms: 9 free apps for mastering home design, decor and organization
August 13, 2017 - 8:38am
August 12, 2017
Try treating your bathroom mirror as wall art to strike a balance between fashion and function. (Dreamstime)
Could this new bathroom trend be the next claw-foot tub?
August 12, 2017 - 1:28pm
Replace pastels for a monochrome space.
From beige to hygge, the biggest decor trends of the year
August 12, 2017 - 10:29am
Wall-hung toilets with concealed tanks can open up a little more bathroom space. (Kohler)
Plumber: Ed's toilet tips for new home
August 12, 2017 - 8:00am
From left: Greyson, Aaron, Nicole and Maxwell Rutford in the nursery the Duluth couple decorated for their twin sons. Nicole Rutford said she will send her husband ideas, and "he makes it happen." Steve Kuchera /
Duluth couple mines internet to decorate children’s nurseries
August 12, 2017 - 5:00am
Ask a Master Gardener: Iris care
August 12, 2017 - 3:43am
August 11, 2017
Many salons offer referral discounts.
5 ways to save money at the hair salon
August 11, 2017 - 5:26pm
August 5, 2017
Because there is no gap between tank and bowl, maintaining and cleaning a one-piece toilet can be a little easier. (Kohler)
Plumber: What's the difference between a one-piece vs. two-piece toilet?
August 5, 2017 - 2:01pm
Britta Kauppila shapes a ring in her studio at the Armory Annex in Duluth. She spends business hours in an L-shaped studio in the southwest corner of the 7,000-square-foot building, her work station positioned in front of an open window with the best vantage point for a Lake Superior view. (Clint Austin /
Picking up the pieces: Britta Kauppila turns glass shards into jewelry in Duluth studio
August 5, 2017 - 5:00am
Pure white accents help to make the styling of this shelf clean, crisp and fresh. (Design Recipes/TNS)
Design Recipes: The do's and don'ts of decorating with white
August 5, 2017 - 4:54am
Ask a Master Gardener: How to find local gardening info
August 5, 2017 - 3:47am
August 4, 2017
Rather than spend more money on succulents or a second fiddle-leaf fig, consider air plants, the succulent-like plant topping ProFlowers’ list of “plants you can’t kill.” (Dreamstime)
Consider air plants - you can't kill them
August 4, 2017 - 1:42pm