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Elegant Kitchens with Warm Wood Cabinets

Originally Published on Traditionalhome.com By Debra Steilen with Lucy Fitzgerald Warm Pine Cabinets Antique pendant lights sparkle above an expansive island in this family kitchen. By housing the sink, dishwasher, and other kitchen amenities in the island, storage space is maximized in the surrounding cupboards and cabinets. Sage tones in the tiling and upholstery balance the warm pine cabinets. Floor tiles made from tumbled travertine keep the space rustic and cozy. Designer: Marshall Watson Contemporary Wood Cabinets A clean-lined contemporary…

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Room of the Week: Bohemian Dreaming

Originally Published on HGTV.com on May 17, 2018 By Maria Conti Who says you need an overdyed (and overpriced!) rug or tassels in every color to put together a dreamy, bohemian bedroom? Not us, friends, not us. Recreate this airy, relaxed design by Lexi Grace Design by starting with a natural woven rug with a crisp, black border to anchor two rattan accent chairs. Bring in a lively and lush, fiddle leaf fig in a woven basket to add color…

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Room of the Week: Add Some Panache to Apartment Living

Originally Published By Maria Conti Snag our product picks and turn that tiny or temporary space into the posh pad of your dreams. Apartment-dwellers know all too well how decorating turns from delightful to daunting when working with <500 sq. ft. Our advice? Never let a small space confine your lofty (get it?!) design aspirations. We’re using this soft, snowy living room by designer, Justin DiPiero, as our muse. The crisp sofa, piled high with texture-rich tassel pillows, has perfect…

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Remodeled Bus Converted Into A Tiny Home

Originally Published on MobileHomeLiving.org We here at Mobile Home Living are fans of all kinds of mobile and manufactured homes. Especially ones that go beyond what you would typically think of. So, when we stumbled across this remodeled bus converted into a tiny home on Facebook, we knew we had to share! A Look at This Remodeled Bus Here are the Details of the Listing: REMODELED BUS FOR SALE (SKOOLIE) $30,000 OBO Welcome home to a beautifully remodeled bus, ready to…

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Piece by Piece, a Factory-Made Answer for a Housing Squeeze

Originally Published in The New York Times on June 7, 2018 By Conor Dougherty   Developers are taking on residential building challenges by extending the concept of prefabricated housing to manufacture entire apartment buildings. VALLEJO, Calif. — California is in the middle of an affordable-housing crisis that cities across the state are struggling to solve. Rick Holliday, a longtime Bay Area real estate developer, thinks one answer lies in an old shipyard in Vallejo, about 40 minutes northeast of San…

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This Is the Room One-Third of Americans Would Renovate First

Originally Published on MarthaStewart.com on May 03, 2018 By Real Simple The answer may inspire you to start your own home update. Every year, thousands of people buy new homes in the spring. Homes listed in spring—especially in May—can be snapped off the market more quickly and for more money at this time of year as people buy their first homes, upsize, downsize, or switch locations before summer arrives. To mark the season in which so many people are settling…

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You’ll Never Guess What This Chic Outdoor Furniture Is Made From

Originally published on MarthaStewart.com on May 25, 2018 By Alexandra Lin-Chua Wee Outdoor furniture isn’t cheap. And it’s even more of a bummer when you finally decide to splurge on the perfect set only to find out your order will take weeks to arrive. Don’t go canceling your outdoor soirée just yet though—Yardbird is here to help. This new direct-to-consumer furniture line delivers stylish and affordable outdoor pieces to your door in just days. But the real reason we’re smitten by…

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6 Different Ways to Hack Your Housing (Find One That Works for You!)

Originally published on BiggerPockets.com By Craig Curelop By now, most of us have heard of the term that Brandon Turner infamously coined called “house hacking.” For those of you who have not heard, it is when you purchase a property, live in part of it, and rent out the rest. That way, your roommates and/or tenants are paying a significant portion (or all) of your mortgage. There is no question that house hacking is the single best way to generate wealth…

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The Right Way to Clean With Bleach in Your Home

Originally published on MarthaStewart.com on February 21, 2018 By Monica Weymouth When it came to cleaning supplies, your grandmother kept things pretty streamlined. Chances are, she had a scrub brush, a bucket, and a gallon of bleach—make that two gallons of bleach. It can be easy to forget when the local bigbox has an entire aisle of specialty cleaning products, but good old-fashioned bleach can get down and dirty with pretty much everything, even the garden. “Bleach isn’t just for…

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Where Rustic Meets Midcentury

Originally Published on Bhg.com By Nancy Christie Shades of gray lay the base for an artful blend of rustic and midcentury modern, turning a drab builder home into a soothing retreat.For their weekend getaway, New York interior designer John Willey and his partner, Frederick Aronstein, aimed for something of a palate cleanser. That meant changing their 1990s Colonial-style cottage’s palette of buttery yellow and dark brown to the cool, tonal neutrals John favors. Sleek but warm furnishings and bold modern…

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