ISSUE 18  |  The Handywoman

This Week’s Table of Contents: The Handywoman

May 05, 2014 7:30 AM

BY Remodelista Team

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Readers, strap on your tool belts. This week, in honor of Mother’s Day, we’re embracing the can-do spirit.

Above: Have a household project awaiting? Join the tackle-it-yourself crowd.

Monday

Above: For this week’s Restaurant Visit, we’re saluting the layered design of Navy, a new restaurant in NYC that’s all about indigo and artful uses of Army Navy surplus.

Tuesday

Above: Looking for an easy, unobtrusive way to air dry laundry? Meet the pulley system known as the Sheila Maid, spotlighted in Megan’s Tuesday Object Lessons column.

Wednesday

Above: Just wait: even if you’ve never coveted a toolbox, you will when you have a look at Izabella’s 10 Easy Pieces. (Next, you’re likely to start considering Tools as Decor.)

Thursday

Above: Subway tiles debuted in New York City subway stations, and have since proved not only enduring but eminently adaptable for all sorts of interiors. In our Thursday Remodeling 101 column, Christine presents a glossary of subway tile patterns.

Friday

Above: Architect Christi Azevedo applied her hands-on knowledge of construction and materials to her own house in Oakland, CA. We’ll be paying a visit to an ingenious carriage house-turned-apartment in this week’s Architect Visit.

Did you know that you can explore all of our posts dating back to 2007? Go to our Back Issues and start browsing; it’s all there, including last week’s North Country issue and The Modern Kitchen from last year at this time. And don’t miss Gardenista’s Archive. In the comments section, fill us in on topics you’d like us to cover next.