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Repurposed Industrial Light Fixture Turned Garden Planter

So, what's with all the repurposing going on these days? Is it another design trend that's already looking for its hat, about to exit the party in the next 15 minutes? Or, is it an evolutionary change of how we are beginning to

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Boo! & Hmmph! Lanterns to Delight the Night

Pumpkins, ghosts and Frankenstein have all been Halloween's ambassadors for years, their presence announcing the start of "spooky season" and the titillatingly fun, silly, and macabre playfulness this time of year brings about. Yesterday's post showed us how to make

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Create A Delightfully Halloweenie Lantern

Ah, the holidays have crept up on us once again, and it's that time of year to dig out and dust off our storage bins filled with frighteningly fun frippery. If you find those decorations are a bit on the shaggy side, you might want to create something new and fabulous

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Video: Houses As Small As A Closet

For years now, technology has allowed engineers to design devices small enough to fit on the head of a pin. I suppose, the smaller the better, right? Well, Tumbleweed home builder, Jay Shafer must have been inspired by this line of thinking, because for the past 14 years he has made it his mission to construct and inhabit

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Room of the Day: Powder-Puff Pink Pad

I'm not the frilly, girlie type, but I sure do like me some pink from time to time. Still, there are those who go just a tad to the extreme, like today's featured room that uses this color in such a way as to turn it into a neutral.

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Intermixing New and Old Is So Now

What is it about those old lines, patterns, and colors? You know, the vintage design-type (which one specifically, I suppose, depends largely on your age), that calls upon us, like reminiscing to an old, favorite song.

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Expressively Delicious Powder Rooms

If there is any room in a home to go a little nuts design-wise, it's the powder room. Why not? It's small, a place people visit for only a short while, and a perfect space to push the boundaries of decor-expression. The following "Design Candy" loos

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Room of the Day: Take a Seat at this "Pop of Red!" Dinning Space

Hmm...white walls. I must admit I'm on the fence when considering returning to this non-color paint choice. However, this "Room of the Day" might just have me tearing down my barrier to "blah-white", because it certainly works here.

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Blogs We Dig: Curiously Colorful

There's something very appealing about people who are curious about life. I find, like a passionate chef, they bring a "spice of life" to the table that's always fun to experience. Our "Blogs We Dig" pick this week is called Curiously Colorful, and happily, it lives up to its name.

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Staircase Bling

Unexpected. Yeah. I'd say there should be at least one such design element found in every home. It's just a fun and clever way to infuse personality, and more specifically, your personality, into your space.