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Easy-Living Features That Add Comfort to Your Kitchen

Remodeling? You can make your kitchen a far more pleasurable place to be With open-plan living putting the spotlight on kitchens like never before, it pays to make your culinary quarters both easy to use and a comfortable place in

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Your First Home: Beautiful Basics and Multitaskers for Every Room

Here’s what to choose and what to avoid when outfitting a new house Whether you are getting married, buying your first home or simply moving into your first real place of your own, you will likely find yourself with some

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20 Ways to Personalize a New House

Little touches go a long way toward making your place feel more like you When you first move into a new house, it’s only natural to want to put your personal stamp on the space — after all, unless you

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10 Modern Pieces That Look Great in Traditional Homes

You can’t go wrong with these modern classics, no matter the style of your home Turnabout is fair play. About a month ago, I showed you 10 traditional pieces that look great in modern and contemporary spaces. It’s time to

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What We Can Learn From the Minimalists

Discover the power of simplicity and how to employ a less-is-more approach in your decorating scheme “Perfection is achieved, not when there’s nothing left to add, but when there’s nothing left to take away.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry How often

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New Home Sales Keep Climbing As Mortgage Rates Dip Below 4%

Current Mortgage Rates Make Homes “Cheap” Newly-built homes continue to sell quickly. According to the Census Bureau, July’s New Home Sales increased 5% from the month prior, crossing one-half million in annualized sales for the fifth time this year. And, in part because today’s mortgage rates remain below

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Room of the Day: The Age of Elegance

When asked to remodel a classic Victorian, an interior designer channels her client’s style for a traditional yet contemporary look This room was a dining area when interior designer Liza Riguerra first laid eyes on it. As she got to

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