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

By dividing the awkward room into three zones, a designer creates space for reading, television and entertaining.

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In general, one all-purpose detergent will work for most fabrics. We asked for the top performers, as well as some laundering tips.

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Moms Night Out: College care-package parties offer support, bonding, fun

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Fall color: Sunny days, cool nights bring out the best in leaves

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The highly photogenic — but high-maintenance — flower was made to be shown off.

Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

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Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

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The room was flooded, the floor repaired, but were the new boards laid correctly?

Archaeologists have uncovered a new treasure in the ruins of Pompeii

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

Design a space that will transition with your child from kindergarten to adulthood.

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The “fifth season” provides a wondrous display, if you’re looking for it, as well as an opportunity to head off those spring weeds. Your future self will thank you.

230 acres of wildflower meadows, trees, streams create tranquility.

It takes more than lending a cup of sugar.

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RIGHT AT HOME: Heavy metal in the kitchen? Cast-iron is a trend

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Birdscaping: To attract more birds to your yard, choose the right native plants to provide food and shelter

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Take your time, do your research into the organizer and alternatives, and follow up.

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