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DIY: A Clothes-Drying Rack Made the Old-Fashioned Way on a Maine Farm

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DIY: A Clothes-Drying Rack Made the Old-Fashioned Way on a Maine Farm

A good number of us on the Remodelista team are followers of Hitchfoot Farm on Instagram: First Fan and Margot caught on, then me, and we all quickly became captivated by Bess Piergrossi’s moody vignettes in her rough-hewn Maine farmhouse that look like they’re out of times past. When Bess told us she was working on a DIY laundry rack inspired by deVol’s Laundry Maid (our all-time favorite) and made completely by hand, we wanted all the details. And she sent back a step-by-step how-to—complete with characteristically charming, old-fashioned scenes of hand-stretching rope by the hearth, singeing rope ends in...

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Good-Looking Household Basics from a Surprising Source

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Good-Looking Household Basics from a Surprising Source

This just in: dependable, good-looking utilitarian wares from an unexpected source: Zara Home. The clothing-turned-housewares company now offers design-worthy versions of the most basic of the basic (clothespins, metal clips) in pleasing packaging; take a look. Above: Select finds from the bath collection. Above: Old-fashioned Wooden Clothespins are made from acacia wood and come in a cotton bag; $17.90 for a pack of 20. Above: A good-looking hamper: The Round Fabric Lined Laundry Basket ($89.90) has a removable and washable cotton and linen lining. Above: A versatile Folding Wooden Clothes Horse ($179) is made of acacia wood and cotton (“covered...

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DIY: An Old-Fashioned Clothes-Drying Rack

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DIY: An Old-Fashioned Clothes-Drying Rack

A good number of us on the Remodelista team are followers of Hitchfoot Farm on Instagram: First Fan and Margot caught on, then me, and we all quickly became captivated by Bess Piergrossi’s moody vignettes in her rough-hewn Maine farmhouse that look like they’re out of times past. When Bess told us she was working on a DIY laundry rack inspired by deVol’s Laundry Maid (our all-time favorite) and made completely by hand, we wanted all the details. And she sent back a step-by-step how-to—complete with characteristically charming, old-fashioned scenes of hand-stretching rope by the hearth, singeing rope ends in...

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Surprisingly Good-Looking Household Basics from Zara Home

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Surprisingly Good-Looking Household Basics from Zara Home

This just in: dependable, good-looking utilitarian wares from an unexpected source: Zara Home. The clothing-turned-housewares company now offers design-worthy versions of the most basic of the basic (clothespins, metal clips) in pleasing packaging; take a look. Above: Select finds from the bath collection. Above: Old-fashioned Wooden Clothespins are made from acacia wood and come in a cotton bag; $17.90 for a pack of 20. Above: A good-looking hamper: The Round Fabric Lined Laundry Basket ($89.90) has a removable and washable cotton and linen lining. Above: A versatile Folding Wooden Clothes Horse ($179) is made of acacia wood and cotton (“covered...

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A Practical Guide To Taking Better Care of Your Clothe

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A Practical Guide To Taking Better Care of Your Clothe

s Table of Contents Smart Storage How to Clean Your Clothes Shoe Care The Best Products for Storage The Best Products for Cleaning The Best Products for Shoe Care If you’re a style-conscious guy, you might spend a good amount of time (and money) searching for something as seemingly simple as a white t-shirt, obsessing over details like sleeve length and collar width. But are you doing enough to keep your favorite tees lasting as long as they could? Bad news: if you’re hanging your t-shirts on hangers, you’re not. Fortunately, there are a lot of easy, affordable ways to...

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