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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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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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Beautify Your Window's View

A room with a view is a very special and desirable feature in any home or office, yet sometimes, they are not nature-made. Fences, walls, our neighbor's house or building, etc. may not be the ideal scenery outside our windows,

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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

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Low Gates, High Style

Often times we can find great inspiration for design right in our own backyards. In this case, I found several walking through my very own neighborhood. These lovely low gates are oh, so welcoming and

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10 Handy Tips to Make Spring Cleaning Easy

My Uncle Joe is a 21st century version of a town crier; he is always choc-full of information, news, and helpful tips. He recently sent me an email stuffed with helpful household cleaning hints I just had to share.

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Room of the Day: Beam Me Up, Scotty.

Yes. I'm a "Trekkie", and am not ashamed to admit it. I'm also a design nerd that can appreciate the "out of this world" attention to detail in today's "Room of the Day". With warm, dark wood vaulted ceilings and a juxtaposed (and exposed) array of beams that both mimic and echo the arch

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Room of the Day: Bathe Under the Sea In A Yellow Sub Tub

Eccentricity can often wield a crafty sword, and today's "Room of the Day" certainly swings with creative power in a big way. Inside the home called "Gaudi's Beach House", with thousands upon thousands of tiles laid floor to ceiling, a virtual

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Stay in a Hamster Bubble

For many kids, hamsters were the next best thing to owning a dog, cat, or rabbit. The fun of having one of these petite pets was watching them roll around in that plastic ball or scurry through the space-age labyrinth of tubes; it was endless entertainment.