THE KIDS GROWING UP and moving out of the house makes room for reimagining their previous play spaces. This was true for homeowner Martha Knake, who had a custom children’s playhouse sitting in her yard for 15 years. “My dad built this shed as a playhouse for our daughters in 1999 and delivered it on a trailer to our home right after we brought our second daughter home from the hospital that spring,” she says. “We went on to have our third daughter six years later, so it was used as a playhouse for almost 15 years.” But now that the kids have outgrown it, Martha decided to move into the space herself and make it her she shed.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
Tips and tricks for modern container gardening
Go With the Flow
A designer shares her secrets for creating a cohesive yet interesting look for an open floor plan.
Pretty in Paint & Patina
Anchor your rooms and center your spaces with Latina Patina’s one-of-a-kind, hand-painted, stunning furniture pieces.
Best of Both Gardens
Greg Loades’ book outlines how to fuse the elements of a traditional and new-age landscape for the perfect modern cottage garden.
Cheery Cottage Kitchen Renovation
Fun colors and whimsical cottage charm fill this bright, airy kitchen renovation of a vintage condo in Chicago.
Smart Storage Renovation
Thoughtful and creative design choices allow for maximum storage and functionality in this nautical-inspired kitchen renovation located in historic Larchmont, New York.
A Wilmington, North Carolina, home gets a fresh look after hurricane waters ebb.
Sculpting the Future of Southern Style
A photographer and storyteller outlines fresh Southern design schemes that challenge outdated ideas and deepen personal connections through creativity and authenticity.
No Matchy-Matchy Allowed
Pattern play adds interest and fun to a bedroom.
A Look at Country Life—Canadian Style
From the city to the country, a homeowner finds simplicity and joy on the prairie.
CHERISHING CITY TO CITY A timeless classic by GERRY RAFFERTY
It’s early 1978 and the new single by Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty, “Baker Street,” is blasting out on the airwaves on my small transistor radio.
AGELESS MARTHA'S UP WITH THE CHICKENS
SPRIGHTLY Martha Stewart turns 80 in 2021 — but sources said the scrappy senior’s been working her farm like an energetic 20-year-old!
More Than the Vote
The suffragists’ struggle produced undaunted trailblazers, Black and white, who continued to pursue social reform.
MARTHA COMES CLEAN AT LAST!
Still doesn’t talk to ex-hubby & has fond memories of federal prison
AYKROYD PLANS OWN FUNERAL!
Ghostbuster is obsessed with death
MARTHA DISHES UP DATES FROM MASSIVE MAN MENU
DOMESTIC diva Martha Stewart has whipped up a new recipe for romance — red-hot dates with a string of men ordered up online, according to sources.
KENNEDY KID BEATS MOXLEY MURDER RAP!
Judge slams power & privilege that set Michael Skakel free
MARTHA & GWYN FEUD CATCHES PALS IN CROSSFIRE!
A-listers being pressured to pick sides!
SEEKING SOULMATES with Malin Åkerman
We caught up with Malin Åkerman who we enjoyed watching in SHOWTIME's Billions as Axe's wife. She's back in AMC's Anthology series Soulmates. Each episode has a different story and cast that talks about the meaning of this concept and what it means. We wanted to find out about the show, her process on shooting it and her upcoming projects which will launch later this year.
MARTHA'S POOL PIC BRINGS WAVE OF PROPOSALS!
MAN-HUNGRY Martha Stewart’s recent poolside snapshot has her suddenly swimming in proposals!