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Fab Fairy Doors In All Kinds of Places

Walt Disney had it right all along, "You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality." It seems that artist Jonathan B. Wright, founder

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5 Nifty Home Nooks

Whomever emerged from the design and architecture school of "it's in the details", please stand up. You deserve a round of applause for thoughtfully and structurally embedding what many of us

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How to Make A Cute Serving Bowl Birdbath For $5

We've always been dog people, my husband and I, though recently I've discovered my love of birds. Since hanging a bird feeder outside my window, I've spent the last couple months observing the very

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Cabinet of Curiosities: Medicine Chests RePurposed Into Custom Jewelry Armoire

Can you believe this armoire is constructed of repurposed bathroom medicine cabinets and a swiveling retail display base? Consider using a vintage adjustable television stand, pictured top right.

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Curb Appeal Makeover for the Ugliest House on the Block

Yes...it was THAT house. You know, the "sore thumb", the "neighborhood home value-killer", or, most notoriously deemed, "the ugliest house on the block", a place we called...home. Ugh. Still, we knew this 1932

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Shutter Doors Now Convertible Table Desk

There's no doubt the earth friendly mantra "reduce, reuse, recycle" has been heard across the land. From this green cry, exciting and creative design techniques such as repurposing, refurbishing,

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Bottle Cap Decor Is Flipp'n Awesome

It's funny how one day you look at something as useless trash, the next, it's an opportunity for an amazing design element. Most recently, bottle caps appeared guilty and fabulous as charged, perfect

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5 Design Discoveries Inside an Antique Shop

Two weeks ago, I had "antiquing itchy feet", so I jumped online to search out some local shops. In actuality, I typed in architectural salvage, as I'm a bit more partial to items like classic finials, corbels, mantels, and the like, so that's how I

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Room of the Day: Tree House Kid's Bed Wish Come True

If I were to poll most of you today, I'd bet the shinier side of a coin that tree houses would land on the top 10 of your "when-I-was-a-kid" wish list. These iconic kids' digs, whether high above the tree tops or raised just feet up on a

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Room of the Day: Greenhouse Music Studio Space

Every so often, we enter a space that just feels...right. But, why is this, so? Whether it's the lighting, the warmth of hard wood floors, the fancy decor, or the linens, the result is an energy that just vibes with us in a