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Room of the Day: Colorful Posh Converted Garage

More and more, Americans are staying put instead of moving into larger homes. Due to growing families, the need for more space has opened the door to creative solutions like converting storage spaces into livable square footage.

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Home Tour: Manhattan Beach Ocean Chic

Ocean views provide more than eye candy, they offer the natural sounds and luscious fragrances of the sea; a daily extravagance that fortunate homeowners enjoy and are happy and willing to pay for at a premium. One such person is Mary Maguire, resident of one of Manhattan Beach's chic homes

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Just for Fun: The Rainbow House is Oz'some

I'm guessing it's a bit like what Dorothy experienced when she first opened the door to the Land of Oz. Upon entering "The Rainbow House", a real estate standout, snugly situated on a particularly rough street, in a tough part of town in London, you're met

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Blogs We Dig: Alice In DesignLand

I've always wondered what it would feel like to tumble down a rabbit hole. Would there be a family of bunnies snuggled up together in an overstuffed chair, which sits on a woven rug, next to a roaring fire? I'd like to think so, and where they might have gotten t

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Room of the Day: Inviting Tree Dining Space

The sweet smell of trees is invitation alone to spend more time with and among them. This is wonderfully illustrated in our "room of the day" where a cooperative tree stump, repurposed into a perfectly form and functional table, is the center of attention.

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Blogs We Dig: The Design Files

The sound of seagulls cawing and the gentle clanging of a slacked line tapping against the mainsail of a sloop, always reminds me of "getting away" and traveling to a far off place with no schedule, no deadlines, no commitments.

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Old Photo Slides Can Now See the Light of Day

About once a year, I enjoy rifling through the many crumpled and softened paper bags and shoe boxes of old photo slides my mom keeps way in the back of her closet. Unfortunately, I'm always forced to sit next to a light or window just to grab a glimpse of yesteryear captured

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Home Office Restyled From Blah to Brilliant

I'd had enough. After all, this was where I spent the majority of my life's days, writing, thinking, creating, practicing, recording. My office/writing room was nothing short of, well...blah. It was an inspirational vacuum: there was no pep, no pop, no imaginative petrol.

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Shedding Light On A Great Home Office Idea

I believe one of the beauties of art is the ability to shed light on new ways of looking at things; more so, when those things are fundamentally ordinary. Take the proverbial garden/storage shed, usually overheated and crammed with soiled and dusty garden and building tools,

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Room of the Day: Eclectic Coral Mod

If you're as much of a "design-digger" as I am, you may agree that this season's "new black" is coral. It combines modern, retro, and a fresh feel that awakens and inspires the senses, and is also why we have featured this color for today's "room of the day".