Ideas for Outdoor Living

Design your dream patio or porch, check out your favorite pools, or steal an idea for dress up your outdoor space.

20 Easy Upgrades

Check out these easy ideas to freshen your home this weekend.

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Slipcover old chairs and furniture
Photo by Jean Allsopp

10. Disguise Flaws

Ready-made loose-fitting slipcovers brighten even the shabbiest furniture. They’re salt- and sand-resistant, and can easily be washed, replaced, or switched out seasonally.

More Ways To Get Coastal Living



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Contemporary New York Beach Cottage

An entertainment-loving homeowner converts a modern rental property into a veritable summer playground.

Fire Island Deck