Such features provide an architectural focal point that you can take with you to your next home.

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Clarification: Homes-Single Use Plastics story

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The Washington Post's home and design writer hosts a live chat every week for readers.

If you’re lacking square footage, consider this simple, sleek look.

Avoiding single-use plastics like straws, bags and water bottles is easier than it seems, say those who’ve managed to stop using them altogether

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A Thanksgiving Countdown: how to plan right and take the stress out of hosting

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Manufacturer’s coupons, store coupons and rebates maximize your buying power and help nonprofits such as food pantries and shelters.

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Those wood ashes from your fireplace or stove can be a good soil amendment in the garden, if applied correctly

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Hotels, and some homes, go the shower-only route.

You’ll have to do a lot of cleaning and move out for a couple of days.

Varieties now find themselves in gardens on both sides of the Atlantic. For a field weed, they can be maddeningly fickle.

To refresh a tired home addition, paint the brick fireplace and go with upholstery in bold colors.

The Washington Post's home and design writer hosts a live chat every week for readers.

The homeowner is retired and no longer needs a large desk. Designer Stuart Nordin helps her rethink the space.

Such features provide an architectural focal point that you can take with you to your next home.

Interior designers, cookbook authors, food stylists and design bloggers alike choose white dishes because of their timelessness and versatility.

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High-tech farmers are using LED lights in ways that seem to border on science fiction

RIGHT AT HOME: Tips on choosing that crucial piece of furniture, the sofa

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ASK A DESIGNER: Thinking beyond traditional wood for doors inside your home can bring in light and style

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Franklinia: a native tree unseen in the wild for more than 200 years

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Newer isn’t always better.

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