Outdoor Areas

10 Items to Toss From Your Garage In the Next 30 Minutes

If your garage has become nothing more than a glorified storage closet, it might be time to declutter. Take a few minutes out of your day to get organized.

5 Clever New Uses for Things You Might Find in Your Garage

Smart ways to re-purpose those items that are probably just collecting dust.

7 Eye-Catching Outdoor Lanterns

Get a beautiful glow—no juice cleanse required! Just display one of these lanterns and let the flickering light add ambience to your space (and your face).

8 Gorgeous Garden Stools

Use one of these multi-purpose stools as a stylish seat, a sweet display for blooms, or a perch for a platter of hors d’oeuvres.

9 Summery Home Accessories

The sun is (finally) shining, but it’s also now revealing some drab old pieces that need to be replaced. Grab one of these worthwhile picks to freshen up your space for the season.

9 Smart Garage Sale Strategies

How to work the room (er, yard) to seal the deal.

Yard Sale Dos and Don’ts

You’ve got 30 seconds to grab someone’s attention before she presses the gas and speeds off, says Aaron LaPedis, the author of The Garage Sale Millionaire. Here, his display dos and don’ts.

16 Items to Sell at Your Next Yard Sale

Follow these yard sale pricing guidelines to make sure your stuff moves.

Garage Sale Planning Guide

Throwing a garage sale? Use these pointers to ensure your clutter turns into cash.

How to Advertise Your Garage Sale

Whether you want to hang signs or send a tweet, these strategies will help you attract yard sale shoppers.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Planning a Garage Sale

Follow these step-by-step instructions to plan a foolproof yard sale.

10 Smart Cleaning Hacks

Of the hundreds of cleaning tips Real Simple has published, these are among our most popular—and most ingenious.