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Tovah Martin's Autumn Garden at Furthermore

Renowned garden writer Tovah Martin shares her personal garden in Connecticut.…

Added by Emily O'Brien on August 14, 2018 at 10:05am — No Comments

Tovah Martin's Autumn Garden at Furthermore

Renowned garden writer Tovah Martin shares her personal garden in Connecticut.…

Added by Emily O'Brien on August 14, 2018 at 10:05am — No Comments

Creating Garden Passageways

Your garden is your own, private piece of nature and your sanctuary from the world. Instead of untamed wilderness, you can make miniature eco-systems that suit your needs and wishes. By creating smaller sections and connecting them with pathways, you create your own labyrinth and give more esthetical appeal to your garden.

Creating garden pathways can be tricky, so here are a few pointers to help you get…


Added by Steven Clarke on July 30, 2018 at 2:17am — No Comments

Home Renovation Projects to Do This Summer

Summer may not be the time you get down and dirty and start those renovation jobs you’ve been meaning to do. After  all, you want to make the most of the sun and the long, light evenings, and relax. Yet, it is a time when there…


Added by Kevin Jefferson on July 23, 2018 at 2:21am — No Comments

How to Find the Right Stainless Steel Suppliers in South Africa

Stainless steel offers several benefits – it is useful not just for the industrial sector but also for commercial and residential users as well. It has been used for a long time since it offers several advantages in many ways. Stainless steel suppliers in South Africa, cater to the demand for a large variety of users. These include industries, commercial establishments and even for residential purposes. It is a highly competitive industry and only those…


Added by Anny on July 17, 2018 at 8:12am — No Comments

The Design Center Sourcebook 2018

An annual book-size publication, the Old House Journal Design Center Sourcebook is the definitive guide to period-inspired home products, from tiles floors to wing chairs, hooked rugs to brass faucets.…


Added by Emily O'Brien on July 16, 2018 at 9:08pm — No Comments

5 Proven Methods That Will Increase Resale Value of Your Home

That time has finally come – you have found a perfect new home for your family, and now you need to sell your house. With all the memories tying you to the old place, you might have a feeling that the place is simply priceless. However, if you really want to sell it you…


Added by Steven Clarke on June 28, 2018 at 10:14am — No Comments

Visit a Storybook Style House

Home sweet gnome? This 1923 house in Los Angeles exemplifies the fairy-tale subset of Historical Revival homes of the early 20th century.

By Douglas Keister

Wind your way along the steep hillside flanking Griffith…


Added by Emily O'Brien on June 25, 2018 at 8:25pm — No Comments

A Preserved 1883 Brownstone

Across the river from Manhattan, a mansard-roofed townhouse built in 1883 gets the superlative treatment, guided by a preservation-minded designer.

By Regina Cole

"This a monumental undertaking, restoration with a capital R,” says…


Added by Emily O'Brien on June 5, 2018 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Denver furniture: Old is the new New

Furniture is a fluid and ever-changing art form. It defies time, it inspires change, and it turns drab surroundings into eclectic atmospheres in no time at all.

What’s more, it’s diverse: One can explore the circus inspired collections of…


Added by Dan Schaffer on June 5, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Front Porch Stairs Were Rotten

Added by Lynn Sherrell on June 2, 2018 at 11:57am — No Comments

1950s Kitchen

The real-estate agent apologized for the old kitchen, but the new owners totally got it.

By Patricia Poore

“The kitchen is a Fifties nightmare, a horror show,” whispered the broker: It still had its turquoise cabinets,…


Added by Emily O'Brien on May 20, 2018 at 9:40pm — No Comments

What to Look for in a Kitchen Showroom

Are you on the way of planning the outlook of your kitchen? Or, are you considering to refurbish your kitchen? Either way, if you are living in Houston, then you can visit one of the several kitchen showrooms that will provide everything you will possibly need. But, many kitchen items may be just an expenditure for you. Therefore, it is important first to map out…


Added by Anny on May 18, 2018 at 3:52am — No Comments

Choosing An Interior Designer To Fit Your Life(style)

It’s true: few things in your life are more important than the space in which you live it.

Whether it’s the inspiration to create... the motivation to achieve… or just the practical convenience to get through a hectic day… your living space needs to provide you with the ability to live your life your way.

Maybe your space is dated, and needs a makeover to bring you more enjoyment.

Or maybe your space just doesn’t “work” (which makes it hard for you to…


Added by Christa Grover on May 16, 2018 at 4:27am — No Comments

The House That Passion Build

Forty years ago, collectors of early Americana set about creating a house worthy of the furnishings.

By Tim Tanner

Both Rich and Jean grew up not far from here, and met in high school. Jean had been a fortunate witness to…


Added by Emily O'Brien on May 6, 2018 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Kitchen Remodelling – Are you doing it properly?

If you are thinking of remodelling your kitchen then you should consider a few factors like adding some extra space, improving the kitchen style and refining the kitchen functionality. It is true that kitchen remodelling is not an easy task but there are many reputed kitchen renovation companies in Cape Town, who offer…


Added by Anny on April 30, 2018 at 7:35am — 1 Comment

Magic Formula for Yard Redesign

If you’re one of those people who look forward to redesigning their backyard and making it more eco-friendly – welcome to the club! We completely understand your passions, which is why we have the magic formula for yard redesign just for you. Here are five amazing tips on how to get it done like a true pro, so check them out and give your yard a complete makeover this year!…


Added by Steven Clarke on April 26, 2018 at 9:29am — No Comments

Quiet Upgrades a Modern Bungalow Make

Tweaked to align with the new owners’ preferences, a builder’s house gets an Arts & Crafts makeover with oak woodwork, stained glass, mosaic tile, and soothing colors and…

Added by Emily O'Brien on April 23, 2018 at 12:02am — No Comments

How To Fix A Dishwasher That Is Not Heating Or Drying Properly?

Dishwashing is one of the most difficult jobs and most people hate doing it. Thankfully, we have a home appliance that can help us take care of this problem. The dishwasher is an important household appliance that we can rely on for our dishwashing needs. However, we must learn to maintain it on a regular basis to keep them in excellent working condition.

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No heat dishwasher

It can be frustrating to have a dishwasher that does not work…


Added by Mile Bros on April 19, 2018 at 8:15am — No Comments

How to Repair a Gas Range or an Electric Range. Part 1

You probably have a hammer, but that's just a start. These 20 tools and devices are superstars for household projects and repairs. If you love tools or just need to stock a basic toolbox, here are the top 20 necessary items to get your small project done. How many do you have?

Philips screwdriver. A Philips or X-shape screwdriver is probably one of the most common tools in any toolbox. If you have a handle that accepts interchangeable tips, you can cover a wide range of…


Added by Mile Bros on April 19, 2018 at 5:00am — No Comments

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