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Spring Flowers for Prickly Black Thumbs: 7 Paper Plant & Cacti Projects

by Dabney Frake from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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I love spring, but I am no gardener. Instead of kneeling in the dirt in my backyard, nurturing the earth, you'd probably find me making one of these paper plants or cacti instead. They are fun and colorful, without the care. READ MORE »

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How Much Do You Spend on Your Hobbies Each Month? — Reader Intelligence Request

by Dabney Frake from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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We regularly ask readers to share how much they spent on a given item, service, project, or upgrade in the home. We hope this information proves helpful to anyone needing to get a basic sense of how much something costs, and how much you can expect to pay. Today's Question: How Much Do You Spend on Your Hobby Each Month? READ MORE »

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A Colorful "Big Girl Room" for Violette — My Room

by Carrie McBride from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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Name: Violette (3) Location: Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom My little girl is turning 3 in April, and it was time for a real big girl bedroom. The room is teeny tiny, so it was definitely a challenge! I wanted the room to be kid-friendly yet elegant and timeless, with plenty of colours. READ MORE »

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French Artist Whitewashes an LA Motel — Design News

by Tara Bellucci from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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Last week, French artist Vincent Lamouroux used a water-soluble whitewash to transform a motel, including about a dozen Mexican fan palms that surround it. The Silver Lake building has been vacant for over a decade, and has a history of drug activity. "The idea is to disrupt the way we perceive things by giving some special attention to this one place," says Lamouroux. READ MORE »

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Preview the Whitney's First Exhibit in Their New Space — Design News

by Tara Bellucci from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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The opening of the Whitney Museum of American Art building designed by Renzo Piano has been an awaited event. The inaugural exhibition, "America is Hard to See," includes 600 pieces from 1900 to today. It opens next week on May 1, and runs through September 27. READ MORE »

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How to Watch Design Shows (Without Going Crazy)

by Jennifer Hunter from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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Cass & Carla's Elegant, Playful Home Do you love the good ideas and fun transformations of certain design shows but grit your teeth with rage at the unrealistic turnarounds and manufactured drama? We feel you. So what can you do (besides boycott them completely)? Remember these TV truths to help you watch with the right attitude. READ MORE »

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Looking Forward to Summer: 8 Backyard Ideas From Our House Tours

by Tess Wilson from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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I am so excited to have an honest-to-goodness backyard! This summer will be nothing but hammocking, fireside chatting, and dining al fresco— there's no room for mosquitoes and yardwork in my daydreams.... READ MORE »

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Katy and Emily's Small Bohemian Nashville Home — House Tour

by Monique Larroux from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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Name: Katy Minton and Emily Stroud Location: Nashville, Tennesee Size: 600 square feet Years lived in: 1 year When entering Katy and Emily’s home, you know their personality right away. Eclectic with a side of whimsy and a dash of smarty pants. From their “bitch please” embroidered hoop, to the taxidermied deer over the fireplace, to the poppy colors used in the home, you get an impression of two quirky interesting ladies you’re going to have fun with. Open Slideshow READ MORE »

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Before & After: Rattan Chair Goes Chippendale

by Tara Bellucci from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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Sarah scooped up this basic rattan chair for $10, but thought it could use a little more interest. She tried her hand at recreating a classic pattern for the chair back; see how it came out: READ MORE »

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Suna's Dramatically Colored Santa Cruz Dream Home — House Call

by Adrienne Breaux from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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Name: Suna Location: Santa Cruz, California I have lived here for eight years. When my realtor showed me the house my heart stopped. It had fallen out of escrow and was suddenly back on the market. Despite its quite grandiose exterior (Victorian Italianate style) it is actually a very comfortable family home. The rooms have wonderful proportions and 12-foot ceilings. Fortunately, the necessary modernizations have left the house reasonably intact. The integrity of the house has not been compromised. READ MORE »

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