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Vintage Mod Kitchens Are Old-School Cool

Cinnamon buns. The smell of these fluffy, doughy-sweet rolls will always remind me of my Grandma Karstad, a lady whose home and overall style was "classic vintage". Today, however, Maude would no longer be baking in a kitchen hidden away in

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Luscious Laundry Rooms

When I was 11 years old, my mom and two brothers and I moved to a small but budding town in south Orange County, and into what I viewed was a palace of a home. It wasn't the big backyard, the four sizable bedrooms, or the long stairway that lead up to "my" very first second-story. Nope.

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A Grand Kitchen Island Made From A Grand Piano

It just appeared. In my email inbox, I found this outrageously fantastic project submitted to me by DiggersList friend Tom Harber; an every day DIYer who decided to tap into his own Mozart and thus compose,

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Book Review & Giveaway: Salvage Secrets You'll Want to Tell Everyone About

Caked on dirt, cob webbed covered, rusted, scratched, dusty...and fabulous! That's what veteran and designer Joanne Palmisano shows us in her new book, Salvage Secrets:Transforming Reclaimed Materials Into Design Concepts. When I first received a copy of this book

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Small Kitchen Renovation Makes Big Impact

The 30's and 40's was a very interesting time in home design. Beautiful details, awesome wood floors, cute nooks and built-in crannies, but the kitchens were another thing. Ugh. They were small, inefficient, had zero counter space, and were often kind of dull and uninviting

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Room of the Day: A Bar for Coffee Nuts

Ahhh...coffee. One whiff of those freshly ground little beans sends "happy endorphins" straight to my brain! That's why, when I came across this gem of a room, or rather, nook, I knew it had to be featured as today's "Room of the Day". With the holiday season in full-swing

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Barn Doors...Not Just for Farm Animals

You won't catch any aromatic hint of hay or horses in these homes, despite the fact that their owners have mounted some fantastically functional and beautiful barn doors throughout and in several unexpected areas and rooms.