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Porch Patrol: Simple and Cozy

This is a simple and cozy covered porch, but I wonder: Does anyone use it? I’ve walked by this house many, many times and have never seen anyone using it. Maybe they [...]

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Is Contemporary Out? Already?

In 2008, I posed this question in a poll: Is contemporary style on its way out? My theory was that hard economic times would propel people into the comfort of traditional [...]

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New Orleans House Colors: French Quarter

This stucco building on Esplanade Avenue in the French Quarter is so extremely attractive. Strange as it sounds, this home has elements of a fairly typical Victorian color [...]

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Blend your own glass tile

Do you ever feel “terminally unique?” I do. And that’s why blending my own glass tile backsplash is so appealing. Oceanside Glasstile of Carlsbad offers an [...]

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And now, a word about color trends

I heard some great advice about getting hip with color trends, and I’ll share that in a moment. But first, you have to get current. As David A. Keeps reported in this [...]

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Love this green tile

As I’m perusing tile stores to get ideas for my own backsplash, I come across a photo of this gorgeous green glass tile. It’s in a house featured by the L.A. [...]

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Tile artist’s home is her canvas

Back in the 1980s, Michelle Griffoul chose her home for one reason. “It had forklift access to the backyard,” said Michelle, who bought the home, in the Santa [...]

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Eagle Rock kitchen gets a fresh look

Although the sleek new kitchen in Bethany Orlemann and Danny Miller’s vintage Eagle Rock bungalow took only eight weeks to build in the summer of 2007, planning it was [...]

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