Eat-In Kitchens

Your Ultimate Guide to a Clutter-Free Home

Never wonder where to put anything again with these ingenious organizing picks, tips, and tricks.

16 Wow-Worthy Ways to Frame Art

There’s more than one way to maximize a piece of art. (In fact, there are at least four.) Corporate framing director Jeffrey Feigenheimer, of New York City’s A. I. Friedman, suggests a few beautiful borders to help you get the hang of it.

The Best Route to a Cleaner Kitchen

Want to know exactly which tasks to tackle, and in what order? Four industry pros plot the steps that will speed your routine and guarantee a thorough clean.

How to Clean Almost Anything: An A-to-Z Guide

Your waffle maker is crusty; the knives are rusty. It’s time for an all-around spruce-up. Whether you need shortcuts for the regulars (sinks) or how-tos for the rest (air mattress?), this story spells it all out for you.

How Can I Judge Furniture Craftsmanship?

From dovetail to dowel, find out which types of joints signal high-quality design.

The Best Kitchen Sponges and Brushes

Feeling wishy-washy about your dish cleaners? Real Simple vetted 150 options to find tough tools that turn the drudgery of a full sink into a daily happy scour.

6 Kitchen Sink Accessories

Secure those hard-working instruments in proper fashion with one of these handy containers. 

8 Germiest Items in Your Home

Turns out, bacteria tends to linger on some of the most frequently used household items. Here, a list of germ-laden places—and how to tackle those trouble spots.

7 Exclusive Deals from Real Simple and Gilt

Score big discounts on kitchen essentials, handpicked by Real Simple editors, on sale now at Gilt.com.

17 Little Ways to Make a Tiny Space Feel Bigger

Don't let the challenges of a small space cramp your decorating style.

7 Stylish Solutions for Your Home

Storage doesn’t have to be sterile. Here are ingenious, eye-catching ideas for every room in the house.

3 Freezer Maintenance Tips

Make sure your icebox is up to snuff in time for Popsicle season.