Clothing storage solutions for small spaces

Pottery Barn’s Blacksmith Clothes Rack.

Carrie Bradshaw’s sweaters-in-the-stove solution was cute on “Sex and the City” but isn’t recommended in real life.

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West Elm opens new location on 14th Street

West Elm opens new location on 14th Street

The home decor chain’s third store in the area joins other purveyors of high style in the D.C. Design District.

Benjamin Moore pro offers 5 tips for picking paint colors

Benjamin Moore pro offers 5 tips for picking paint colors

Carl Minchew shares ideas on wood stains, brightening a dark basement and bold colors for the timid.

Destination Design: Leesburg

Destination Design: Leesburg

Save the outlets for another day and visit historic downtown Leesburg for antique shops and emporiums.

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Where to shop in Leesburg

Where to shop in Leesburg

Visit the hip side of Loudoun County.

Urban gardening: The rush before the slowdown

Urban gardening: The rush before the slowdown

In October, the garden requires a flurry of cleaning, harvesting, preserving — and planting.

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An experiment with husk cherries

An experiment with husk cherries

The golden, marble-sized fruits are kin to tomatoes but taste nothing like them.

How to restore a Fireslate countertop

How to restore a Fireslate countertop

A reader likes the look but worries about the upkeep.

Clothing storage solutions for small spaces

Clothing storage solutions for small spaces

Carrie Bradshaw’s sweaters-in-the-stove solution was cute on “Sex and the City” but isn’t recommended in real life.

House Calls: A bold basement makeover

House Calls: A bold basement makeover

This D.C. resident loves her checkerboard floor, but lighting and furniture placement have always been a challenge.

Fall decorating ideas and inspiration

Fall decorating ideas and inspiration

Just as wardrobes change with the season, so should a home’s style. Here are some warm and elegant items.

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Cozy fall items for your home

Cozy fall items for your home

Need a new throw blanket now that the temperature is dropping? Look no further.

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In the garden, fall color comes in greens

In the garden, fall color comes in greens

Now’s the time to sow winter greens. From kale to spinach, there are lots of options.

How to find reeded glass for a 1913 transom window

How to find reeded glass for a 1913 transom window

Also, where to find those G-shaped clamps that slide over the ends of bed rails.

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How to compost, and why it’s a good idea

How to compost, and why it’s a good idea

With a little care and effort, compost piles are real assets. Here are some answers to common composting questions.

Comparing composting bins

Comparing composting bins

Wood, wire or plastic? Here are the different types of composting bins, and their pros and cons.

5 tips for an eco-friendly home from Trudy Dujardin

5 tips for an eco-friendly home from Trudy Dujardin

The designer is the author of “Comfort Zone: Creating the Eco-Elegant Interior.”

House Calls: Picture a brighter living room

House Calls: Picture a brighter living room

An Arlington mom seeks help with furniture placement, wall color and storage.

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Weed problems in your garden? Let the sun shine in.

Weed problems in your garden? Let the sun shine in.

If weeds, weed seeds and plant pathogens are a problem in your garden, consider solarization.

How to repair a wooden market umbrella

How to repair a wooden market umbrella

A reader’s large Smith & Hawken patio umbrella is giving out.

Cleaning out your closet? Turn unwanted goods into cash.

Cleaning out your closet? Turn unwanted goods into cash.

The burgeoning online consignment industry lets you make a buck on your unwanted clothes and accessories. Here are six to try.