When cabin fever hits, get out and experience the great outdoors.
Activities to celebrate cool days and colorful vistas of fall.
Grow herbs indoors on your kitchen counter or anywhere with good drainage, ample light and reasonable air circulation. Snip the fresh flavor-enhancers for dishes or preserve them for later.
You don’t have to make a grand sweeping change to start impacting your life for the better. Focus on micro goals with clear and easy steps and let the results snowball. As you strive for progress rather than perfection, ask God for wisdom and guidance.
Many weekday mornings about 2 million U.S. kids gather around the table at home to begin their daily schooling. Learn about the different types of homeschooling.
These larger-than-life bloomers deliver abundant stems on a plant that’s trouble-free. Grow your own or buy them at your favorite farmers market. The flowers’ fall finery dresses up the plainest vase as emblems of God’s creative handiwork and intricate attention to detail. If He gives dahlias such glorious splendor, how much more will He bestow on you? Take encouragement and inspiration from this floral classic.
Behind the scenes of every well-organized home are hardworking spaces with a place for everything. Unfortunately, the spot where coats and shoes are stored tends to look like a mess, whether it's a coat closet, mudroom or hallway with a bench and a few hooks. Learn how one of our staff, Alison, solves her family's mudroom dilemma.
Whether it’s a full room or a shared space, a play area can be functional, beautiful and creativity-inducing with the right elements: a quiet place to read, kid-friendly furniture, open floor space and plenty of storage.
Create spaces of safety, comfort and joy in your home and be prayed up and filled with the love of God so you’re ready to face a wounded world.
Allow your home to be the restorative peaceful space God intended. Clear out all the virtual, physical and mental clutter and replace it with intentional messaging that draws you closer to him. Your house will best serve your family by being a protective, spiritual haven.
A calm place where you can escape the troubles of the world and regroup is one of the most restorative rooms in the house.
With kids spending more playtime indoors during fall and winter, create a dedicated play area in a room or portion of a room.
Capture the refreshing look of seaside homes while investing more creativity than cash.
Put more spring in your step with these innovative cleaning tools.
Here’s a lustrous light for your kitchen that you can make from a metal mixing bowl.
By bringing tangible evidence of faith into the design of our homes, personal priorities stay in focus and opportunities open for sharing our hope. Let the Source of all great design inspire you with themes of the Holy Land, nature, and truth.
Style smarts and functionality enhance even the most humdrum home work space.
Tone-on-tone and a bit of sheen yield a subdued and sophisticated modern paint design.
Kids often get bored in restaurants, on road trips and at family events. Give them something to do by packing a pouch of entertaining goodies.
Birthdays, holidays, aniversaries, showers and special events call for packages with pizzazz. Be ready to wrap year-round by keeping supplies on hand and organized in your office, closet or other spot.
Welcome people into your home with open arms. Create an inviting room full of personal touches to make their stay special.
Spotting a designer table with vintage French fabric for a cool $4,800, we were inspired to build our own trend-setting dining table. After gathering supplies, we completed the custom table in an afternoon, including painting stripes on natural canvas. We saved and you can too.
Deep in the heart of Texas, Chip and Joanna Gaines transform ugly houses into welcoming family homes. Now, in the second season of their HGTV makeover show, Fixer Upper, they tell Life:Beautiful readers the secrets to a truly beautiful home.
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