Feeling cramped at home? These tips can help open upa room without knocking down a wall. Accentuate the vertical. Draw the eye upward so a roomlooks more spacious. Add a bookshelf that reaches to the ceiling.Install vertical shiplap or wallpaper with vertical stripes.Hang a pendant light fixture. Consider “see-through” furniture. Choose chairs andsofas with visible…

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How to Fake a Clean Home in 15 MinutesWe’ve all been there: guests are scheduled to arrive in 15 minutes, but you got caught up, and the house is still a mess. Here are seven ways to fake that clean home, fast: All hands on deck. If you’re lucky enough to have family members or…

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