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Escape into nature at Alberto Kalachs timber cabins in Oaxaca

by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jul 17, 2018 01:04 AM
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Renowned Mexican architect Alberto Kalach has designed a series of idyllic timber cabins along the Pacific Ocean in Oaxaca, Mexico. Available to rent on AirBnB, these cabins built near the beach were developed as part of the Punta Pájaros, an ecological development located approximately 25 minutes from Puerto Escondido, a port town with stunning surf, jewel-like beaches, and a buzzing nightlife. The cabins, which are strategically placed away from the hustle bustle and are oriented to face the ocean,...

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Why Seattle’s New Early Community Outreach Requirement Will Actually Damage the City

by Build LLC from BUILD Blog  (design blog) — Jul 17, 2018 01:08 AM
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BUILD explains why Seattle's new Early Community Outreach Requirement is a terrible layer of bureaucracy for a city in crisis.

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12 Things to Declutter for National "Give Something Away" Day

by Shifrah Combiths from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 16, 2018 01:08 AM
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When we declutter, our focus tends to be on getting things we don't need or love out of our homes. But it never hurts (and often helps) to flip the script, turn our eyes away from ourselves, and, in this case, consider where our shed items are going. Turns out there's a national day for that: July 15 is National Give Something Away Day , and it's the perfect occasion to squeeze in some decluttering and feel extra good about it—on both ends. READ MORE »

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The 6 Smartest Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker in the Summer

by Ariel Knutson from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 16, 2018 01:08 AM
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While you might associate the slow cooker with colder months (the stews! the chilis! the meats!), it shouldn't collect dust the second it gets hot out. In fact, it can save you a lot of time and won't heat your kitchen up. That's why we asked our readers to share their best recipes and ideas for using the slow cooker this summer. Here are six smart ideas to inspire you during the coming months. READ MORE »

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Two Savvy Solutions for Ugly Rental Kitchen Lights

by Adrienne Breaux from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 16, 2018 01:08 AM
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Considering the amount of spectacularly hideous light fixtures in rental kitchens around the country, it's almost as if installing the ugliest, most unflattering light fixture was at one time the law. That's of course not true, but for anyone who's ever walked into their rental kitchen, looked up at their light fixture and wondered "why that?," this post's for you. READ MORE »

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Before and After: This $46 Wood Dresser Transformation Is Absolutely Stunning

by Tess Wilson from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 16, 2018 01:08 AM
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A reader found this old dresser in an alley and knew right away that she'd hit the jackpot. And after hours of scrubbing and sprucing, this dresser is even more beautiful than the day it was built. READ MORE »

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What Do We Mean When We Talk About Trends? (And Should You Care?)

by Brigitt Earley from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 16, 2018 01:08 AM
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So tan leather sofas are taking over Instagram and the Beni Ourain rug is in every living room you've walked into this summer. So what? Should you care about these trends? READ MORE »

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A Quirky, Industrial Modern Apartment in Michigan — House Tour

by Diana Liang from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 16, 2018 01:08 AM
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Name: Rachael Barlock Location: Metro Detroit — Ferndale, Michigan Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, renting There's a duality to Rachael's life: She's a water engineer by day, but by night she runs a hand-lettering and paper goods business, Hazel + Dolly . She loves balancing the structured, math and science half of her life with the fun, creative half. And her home is a balanced mix, as well. READ MORE »

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You Can Now Apply To Work and Live In Disney World For a Whole Year

by Ana Luisa Suarez from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 16, 2018 01:08 AM
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Have you ever dreamed of living in Walt Disney World? What little girl didn't grow up wishing she could live inside of Cinderella's castle? Don't feel like it is only a dream for children. Adults who love Disney deserve a chance to dream too! READ MORE »

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Does Mouthwash Deserve a Spot in Your Medicine Cabinet? A Dentist Weighs In

by Samantha Zabell from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jul 16, 2018 01:08 AM
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You're just getting home after a long night, or you're rushing to work in the morning, and you think: A quick rinse with mouthwash will be the same as brushing my teeth. Sound familiar? Unfortunately for you, that logic isn't quite right. READ MORE »

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