Dwell On This

Short and to-the-point, our new column dishes out practical advice for home upgrades you can tackle in a weekend.

Dwell On This: Layer Your Rugs
Dwell On This: Layer Your Rugs
When a single covering won’t cut it, bring in another for a boost of color, pattern, and texture.
By Gregory Han - a month ago
Dwell On This: Float Your Furniture
That statement sofa wasn’t meant to be a wallflower.
Dwell On This: Knock Out These Storage Hacks This Weekend
These quick, easy ways to clear clutter will have you wondering why you didn’t do them sooner.
Dwell On This: Rise Above Your Recessed Lighting
Dwell On This: Rise Above Your Recessed Lighting
Can lights can be mood killers, but there are ways to mellow them out.
Dwell On This: Soundproof Your Bedroom
To stop tossing and turning, you have to tune out the noise.
Dwell On This: How to Actually Organize Your Closet
Let’s just say, there’s room for improvement.
Dwell On This: Spring Clean Your Indoor Air Quality
Fling open those windows and get proactive about busting dust and allergens.
Dwell On This: Get Your Cords Under Control
That snarl of wires under your desk is calling for cable management.
Dwell On This: Level Up Your Cabinet Hardware
From kitchen cabinets to bedroom dressers, your furniture could benefit from some sprucing up.
Dwell On This: Upgrade Your Entryway
Step into a comfortable, clutter-free zone as soon as you enter the front door.
Dwell On This: It’s Time to Mount Your Television
Dwell On This: It’s Time to Mount Your Television
Hang your flat screen on the wall to instantly upgrade your home theater.
Dwell On This: Wallpaper Isn’t Just for Walls
If the idea of committing to a full room of wallpaper seems daunting, try this on for size.
Dwell On This: Make Your Bedroom a Device-Free Zone
Don’t be held captive by screens in your own sanctuary.
Dwell On This: Start an Indoor Herb Garden
Instead of tossing those scraps in the compost bin, invest in your own countertop harvest.
Dwell On This: Be Strategic About Mirror Placement
Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s the fairest angle of them all?
Dwell On This: Edit Your Throw Pillows
Unless you’re building a pillow fort, you only need a couple.
Dwell On This: Command the Room With a Statement Art Piece
Don’t just default to a gallery wall.
Dwell On This: Debrand Your Home
It’s like choosing an ad-free experience IRL.
Dwell On This: You Only Need These Three Knives
Any way you slice it, these are your kitchen essentials.
Dwell On This: Take Off Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors
Welcome to the wonderful world of open shelving.
Dwell On This: Get Behind the Bidet
Here’s why you should upgrade your porcelain throne with a pampering washlet or bidet.
Dwell On This: Don’t Be Shy—Paint Your Ceilings
Trade in that white canvas for a statement ceiling.
Dwell On This: Ditch Your Extraneous Kitchen Gadgets
Be honest—are you really using that herb infuser?
Dwell On This: It’s Time to Rearrange Your Plants
Need a change of scenery? Try forming new plant cliques.