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Minimize Risk From Lead Paint When Remodeling Jan. 17, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: I am planning to remodel a 50-year-old house, but want to retain as much original charac... Read More

Washington's Perfect Storms, Inside and Out Jan. 16, 2019

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — The morning after a snowstorm, Washington looks serene and sparkling in a white w... Read More

Comfortable Chairs Jan. 14, 2019

The Art of Design

There hasn't been one time in my more than 19 years of practice when I wasn't asked by a concerned w... Read More

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Is Progressive -- and Pragmatic Jan. 06, 2019

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — I don't think it was a coincidence that staff who worked for House Speaker Nancy ... Read More

Is an Open Kitchen Really for You? Jan. 05, 2019

The Art of Design

Everyone says they love a large, open kitchen they can entertain in. But is that really a practical ... Read More

Select Material and Lay a New Bamboo Floor Dec. 27, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: I was planning to install hardwood flooring myself, but then I saw some bamboo flooring,... Read More

Ring In the New Year With an Interior Designer Dec. 22, 2018

The Art of Design

Ringing in the new year can be an uplifting experience for some and a time of melancholy for others.... Read More

You Can Just Say 'No' Dec. 21, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am in my late 70s and have been with a wonderful man for some time now. "Joe" and I bo... Read More

Accessorize Like a Pro Dec. 15, 2018

The Art of Design

My first collection or attempt at displaying items as a child was boxes, made of any material —... Read More

Install a Bathroom Pedestal Sink Yourself Dec. 13, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: I want to remodel my bathroom, but I can only afford to do it in stages. I think install... Read More

Brinksmanship Misapplied Dec. 13, 2018

Armstrong Williams

It is absolutely ridiculous the amount of times that Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat and likely the next sp... Read More

A Record Number Of Women in Congress Could Mean a Sea Change on Health Care Dec. 12, 2018

Daily Editorials

In January, America will seat a record number of women in Congress. It's an encouraging trend, but o... Read More

The Coming Collision Dec. 11, 2018

William Murchison

With Nick Ayers' withdrawal as prospective chief of staff to the president, the way opens for a cand... Read More

Their Apathy Is Not Your Fault Dec. 06, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I have been together for two years, and he moved in six months ago. "Jo... Read More

Husband Has a Night In With Someone Else Dec. 06, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I was recently out of town for a long weekend with some girlfriends. When I returned hom... Read More

Should You Repair or Replace Your Roof? Dec. 06, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: I have noticed some damp dark spots on my bedroom ceiling from an old leaky shingle roof... Read More

How Dems Stole 7 House Seats in California Dec. 06, 2018

Dick Morris

On election night, the Republican Party lost 26 seats in the House, a serious erosion but not a cata... Read More

Designer on Skates? Dec. 01, 2018

The Art of Design

Designers are larger than life! This is what the general population of the world believes. It m... Read More

The Great Shake-Up Nov. 29, 2018

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

After the 2012 election, I had one wish: that the back of the Republican establishment would be brok... Read More

Properly Build a Curb and Flash a Skylight Nov. 29, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: A friend gave me a small (not curb-mounted or self-flashing) skylight for free. What is ... Read More