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What It Means When a Home Has "Good Bones"

by Caroline Biggs from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2018 01:06 AM
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We've all heard the saying "This home has good bones" but what does that really even mean? In most cases, it seems to refer to the architectural integrity of a structure — but when it comes to actually defining which specific features earn a place the description of "good bones," most of us are left drawing a blank. READ MORE »

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Silverfish: How To Get Rid of Them & Prevent an Infestation

by Dabney Frake from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2018 01:06 AM
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Bed bugs get all the press these days. Comparatively, silverfish (and their cousin the firebrat) are pretty harmless, but man are they ugly. It doesn't help that they hang out in cold, dark, damp places like the basement or under the bathroom sink. If you've spotted one of these lurking in your house, or have an infestation, we have some tips for first preventing their arrival, then getting rid of them. READ MORE »

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The 5 Best Marvel Movie Interiors That We'd Move Right Into

by Meryl Williams from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2018 01:06 AM
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The Avengers are reuniting one more time on April 27 for Avengers: Infinity War, the fourth installment of the franchise, which has been going strong now for almost a decade. In preparation, it's not a bad time to rewatch some of your favorites from the series, which encompasses three movies each about Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor, on top of a dozen others, including the record-breaking Black Panther from earlier this year. While you're settling in to experience them all over again, keep an eye out for these five great interiors. READ MORE »

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Loved Gone Girl? Gillian Flynn's Sharp Objects Is Coming to HBO

by Samantha Zabell from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2018 01:06 AM
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Author Gillian Flynn is most famous for her twisted novel, Gone Girl, but that wasn't her first foray into the world of dark storytelling—in fact, her debut novel Sharp Objects is arguably even darker. The book is headed for the small screen this July as a limited series for HBO. READ MORE »

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The Best Rugs You Can Get From Wayfair's Site-Wide, One-Day Sale

by Marshall Bright from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2018 01:06 AM
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Today is Way Day , but don't worry if you forgot to plan a party or send a card. This is the first time it's happening, and the celebration is entirely online. An attempt to compete with Prime Day in the summer, its Wayfair's first site-wide, Black Friday-like sale . READ MORE »

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A Cozy Brooklyn Apartment's Full-Blown Renovation — House Tour

by Chinasa Cooper from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2018 01:06 AM
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Name: Katherine Steinberg Location: Carroll Gardens — Brooklyn, NY Size: 825 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, owned "Sleep on any major changes before committing," is Katherine Steinberg's sage advice. And after taking on a full-blown renovation when she moved into her Brooklyn apartment over two years ago, she's had a lot of experience with making big updates in her home, everything from moving the location of a staircase to picking out wallpaper. "I have a tendency to make impulse decisions and I get very impatient. Waiting to get wallpaper samples and trying out a few different kinds helped me live with my decision," she says. READ MORE »

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Can 'Ocean Cities' Become the Societies of the Future?

by Kayla Matthews from Planetizen - Urban Planning News, Jobs, and Education blogs  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2018 01:06 AM
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Futuristic, eco-friendly cities can be greener and more eco-friendly, thanks to better use of natural resources.

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Writing studio inspired by shedworker Cornelia Funke

by noreply@blogger.com (alex johnson) from Shedworking  (other blog) — Apr 26, 2018 01:06 AM
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 We've written about garden office champion Cornelia Funke before on Shedworking and here's a lovely writing studio which also functions as a guest house and library commissioned by her from New Frontier Tiny Homes. They call it, appropriately, The Cornelia . Its 24ft x 8.5ft, with high vaulted ceilings and clerestory windows, lined inside with reclaimed barn wood and as well as a dinky desk, also has a kitchen, bathroom, and bed. You can see a whole gallery of photos at the New Frontier Tiny Homes site here . ------------------------------------------ Wednesday posts are sponsored by Eurodita , the leader in serving smart dealers

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10 Best Outdoor Lounge Chairs In 2018

by admin from GessatoDesign – Gessato  (design blog) — Apr 26, 2018 01:04 AM
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Where style meets comfort. Summer weather is here. With it come breakfasts enjoyed in a... The post 10 Best Outdoor Lounge Chairs In 2018 appeared first on Gessato . 10 Best Outdoor Lounge Chairs In 2018 was first posted on April 25, 2018 at 4:35 pm. ©2017 " Gessato Blog ". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at davide@gessato.com More...

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This spiraling sculpture can absorb the emissions of 90,000 cars

by novozhilovam.blog@gmail.com (Maria Novozhilova) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Apr 26, 2018 01:04 AM
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This eye-catching “Breath/ng” sculpture by Kengo Kuma is a smog absorbing device designed for smart cities of tomorrow. Its special fabric is capable to absorb the equivalent of 90,000 cars worth of pollution sensibly improving the air quality. The installation is a real scale prototype prompt to make our cities a better more breathable place. Kuma’s “Breath/ng” is made of “The Breath”, a cutting-edge fabric comprised of a nano-molecule activated core which separates and absorbs...

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