Experienced DIYer Ashley Mayes created the perfect seating for lounging in her newly renovated kitchen.
Crafter Reese Marshall collected thousands of bottle caps, messed around on Photoshop and ended up with a floor as beautiful as any piece of art propped in a museum.
Get the inside scoop on building your own raised beds for gardening this season.
Entrepreneur Gerri Mack recently listed her southeast Springfield home and faced a big learning curve in discovering what works and what doesn’t. Learn from her lessons to make selling your own home a snap.
A Springfield mom created a stunning, budget-friendly wallpaper for her son’s bedroom.
Give your house an easy facelift this spring by adding some bold paint to your front door.
Bring all the birds to your yard with tips from local experts on how to build the best birdbath.
Your Christmas tree isn’t the only way to incorporate some natural-looking greenery into your home. Cathy Cooley with The Market has recommendations on how to work garlands into your home decor for the holidays.
When Abby Gust and Josh Hutter wanted a coffee table for their living room, they decided to tackle the project themselves for a one-of-a-kind piece that fits their blended styles perfectly.
Recently retired Missouri State University professor Michele Granger transformed an old wooden desk into a sparkling masterpiece. Tackle your own project with her guidance, and your home office will soon have its own personal touch.
A mission-minded mom-turned-entrepreneur shares her story and a recipe.
Finding your dream area rug doesn’t have to mean nightmare prices. All you need is upholstery paint, a cheap rug and a little creativity.
Tired of the same old mailbox? Customize it to make it grab the attention of more than just the mail carrier.
Give your yard some structure by building a basic retaining wall with these steps from Klayton Labby of Midwest Block and Brick.
Bring the outdoors in with a guide to build the perfect floral centerpiece.
Bring your home landscaping to eye-catching life with water gardens.
Local organization pro Betsy Miller has landed time on national TV due to her organizing efforts, and she offers a few tips on making order in your own closet of chaos.
Bring vibrant colors and plenty of blooms to your garden this year with floral recommendations that will flourish in the harsh summer heat of the Ozarks.
The hottest paint trend for 2016 is white, with other cool shades and even a few bold choices also trending. Local paint pros share ways you can incorporate these tones into your home.
Put the store-bought wrapping paper down, and tap into your artistic side with these inventive wrapping ideas from three local creatives.
Experts at Unique Tile share an easy way to freshen up your kitchen with a tile backsplash.
Want to give your loved ones something with an extra-special touch this holiday season? We asked our most kitchen-savvy editors to share their favorite gift-appropriate recipes, from sweet, savory and even a little boozy.
You want a warm place to hang out this fall, but where do you begin? We asked local experts for advice on designing and purchasing the coziest room outside your house
Don’t let your summertime herb bounty wither away. Use it up now, or preserve it for later with our six handy tips.
Brady and Haden Long, the husband-and-wife duo behind Ellecor Design & Gifts, share how to make eye-catching wooden wall displays.
Local experts share what’s available in the wide world of decks and let you know when it’s time to upgrade your own.
One Springfield creative aimed for both function and aesthetics when he built his own distressed wooden bookshelf.
Local gardening and landscape pros share how to keep your lawn looking its best during the hot summer months.
Need some extra counter space but don’t want to invest in a massive remodel? One crafty 417-lander shares the secret to turning spare parts into a do-it-yourself kitchen island.
417-land experts share how to use natural products and methods to deep clean your home.
Experts at Wickman’s Garden Village share how you can create your very own terrarium.
Creating your own patio herb garden is easy even in the smallest of spaces. Anyone can do it, and the cost is minimal. Just follow these steps, and you’ll be wowing your friends at your next dinner party!
Help your home look its best with these simple steps from 417-land real estate pros.
Get your home ready for wintertime temps with the help of 417-land builders Sam Clifton of Millstone Custom Homes and Jason Bekebrede of Monticello Homes & Development.
Pat Phillips of The Flower Merchant shares step-by-step directions on creating a gorgeous pinecone centerpiece for your holiday table.
Interior designers Nola Shivers at Decorating Den and Donna Swenka at James Décor offer tips on assembling the perfect holiday tree.
Local design experts share tips on taking on your own kitchen remodel project.
If you don’t have space for a garden, have no fear: We created a handy guide to growing vegetables in containers and helping them thrive.
Add some excitement to your kitchen with an outside-of-the-box backsplash.