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Porches That Pack A Punch

by Kristen Lubbe (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:24 AM
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As a city dweller I'm desperately jealous of those who have a porch. This is one of the most perfect times of the year to grab a cold one from the fridge and head outside to watch the sunset and relax after a long day of work. Porches don't have [...]

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Trend Spotting: Black Walls

by Nancy Mitchell (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:24 AM
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When dealing with small spaces, as many apartment dwellers are, the conventional wisdom has always been: painting the walls a light color will make the room seem bigger. But lately, I can't help wondering if decorators are getting white fatigue. I [...]

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Living Roofs Made Easy: Simple Tips for Getting Started

by Katy Nida (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:24 AM
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The idea of a living roof has always sounded appealing to me. I love the beauty plants bring to any space yet a living garden on top of my house didn't seem practical. The slope of my roof and the climate I live in make it a challenge to support [...]

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Got Weekend Plans? Go Tour Homes With Dwell on Design

by Alysha Findley (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:24 AM
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It's that time again when Dwell on Design takes over Los Angeles for a week of inspiration, lectures and tours. If you are an LA resident waiting for the festivities to begin or taking a trip to sunny California for the big event, make sure you sign up [...]

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Design Influences: The American Colonial Home American Style

by Regina Yunghans (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:24 AM
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The colonial housing style is so ubiquitous in the United States; it has a continuing influence on how we live in this country. My home — and perhaps yours, too — finds its roots there. Dating back to the 1600's and prevalent even [...]

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9 Tips for Living Well While Your Space is In Transition

by Abby Stone (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:24 AM
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I'm in the midst of redecorating my living room. There are plans for the new — couch, credenza — but the old — couches, club chair, coffee table — are still hanging around while I try and figure out how to get rid of them. Trying [...]

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How To Read Buildings; Plan Sale Trends

by Dan Gregory from EYE ON DESIGN BY DAN GREGORY  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:24 AM
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Before Kindle: Buildings as Books The built environment is actually part of a vast architectural textbook waiting to be read — some structures are more biographical, some more novelistic, and some even approach the poetic. Buildings express the [...]

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Kitchen Renovations: Best Decisions & Biggest Regrets

by Anne Reagan (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:24 AM
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So you’re thinking of renovating your kitchen and are not sure where to begin? Or what to spend money on? Or what to NOT spend money on? Remodeling or updating such a multi-functional room chock full of pricey appliances is no simple undertaking. [...]

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Tumbleweed Tiny House Harbinger

Tumbleweed Tiny House Company Harbinger Plan On Sale!

by SHS from Small House Style  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:24 AM
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The Tumbleweed Tiny House Company is offering another one of their amazing small house plans for sale this month.The Harbinger features a bump-out on the front that can be used as a sitting area or a sleeping area. It is large enough to fit a Queen size [...]

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Fi & Livvy's Simple & Cozy "Caltrans" Home House Tour

by Marcia Prentice (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Apartment Therapy Main  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:24 AM
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Name: Fi Campbell and Olivia Johnson Location: South Pasadena, California Size: 700 square feet Years lived in: 1 year Fi and Livvy greeted me on a cool Sunday morning with a warm fire and a beautiful breakfast. I instantly fell in love with their [...]

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