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How to Organize the Messiest Spots in Your House

These creative storage tips will help cut down on clutter. >>

7 Last-Minute Christmas Centerpieces
7 Last-Minute Christmas Centerpieces

When it comes to fast and easy time-savers like these stunning table trims, holiday hosts and… >>

Do-It-Yourself Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas
Do-It-Yourself Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas

Cathie Filian, creator and cohost of DIY’s Creative Juice, shares her tricks for crafting unique… >>

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Table Setting
The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Table Setting

What kind of table cloth should you use for a holiday meal? Does the wine glass go on the left or… >>

Top Tips for Affordable Holiday Lighting
Top Tips for Affordable Holiday Lighting

Swap plain light bulbs for colored ones. Warm colors give a flattering soft glow to a room, while… >>

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5 Quick Holiday Home Makeovers

Practically point-and-click, these decorating tweaks won't make you break a sweat — or the bank… >>

Homemade Gifts for Everyone on Your List
Homemade Gifts for Everyone on Your List

This holiday season, make these easy, personalized handmade gifts for your loved ones. >>

How to Set An Elegant Holiday Table—for Less
How to Set An Elegant Holiday Table—for Less

Host your family and friends in style with these smart, budget, table-setting ideas. >>

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13 Weird Tricks to Clean Your Car

We found simple, cheap, unexpected tips on how to wash your car to keep it cleaner for longer. >>

Bob Staake Reads
Bob Staake: Read, Think, Draw

Award-winning illustrator Bob Staake appears in this month's Reader's Digest, and even with several… >>

Patriotic Party Crafts
Patriotic Party Crafts

Red, white, and blue your backyard this Fourth of July with these craft ideas that take minutes and… >>

Yulia Brodskaya Reads Paper Art
Yulia Brodskaya: Paper Art

Artist Yulia Brodskaya’s client list includes Starbucks, Hermes, and now, Reader’s Digest. But… >>

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The Art of Toys

Wielding only a needle and thread, seamstress Wendy Tsao makes children's drawings come alive with… >>

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Timothy Goodman: Artist as Storyteller

Artist Timothy Goodman talked to us about drawing by hand, dancing with fear, and disobeying one's… >>

13 Surprising Uses for Coffee
13 Surprising Uses for Coffee

Here's how to use coffee after brewing and give new life to coffee grounds, cans, and the java… >>

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All Your Bathroom Etiquette Questions—Answered!

We all know to flush and wash our hands, but what about the not-so-obvious rules of the bathroom?… >>

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Make Over Your Jewelry Box

Have your rings lost their luster? Are your necklaces in a tangle? With our fast makeover, your… >>

13+ Things Your Plumber Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Plumber Won’t Tell You

Plumbers give us the scoop on the main culprit for clogged pipes, tips on do-it-yourself fixes, and… >>

Cool Craft Ideas: Ten-Minute Transformations
Cool Craft Ideas: Ten-Minute Transformations

Got some downtime? Spruce up your home's style with these creative home craft ideas! >>

Liz Vaccariello GMA Appearance
RD on GMA: 13 Things Your Landscaper Won’t Tell You

Liz Vaccariello, editor-in-chief and chief content officer of Reader's Digest, shares the 13 Things… >>