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Keepin’ it COOL
Finding the right HVAC system for your home can be challenging. American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning, a leading provider of long-lasting, quality equipment for more than a century, believes homeowners deserve an excellent experience from init
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VINTAGE PIE SAFE Purchase
• HAND OR FACTORY PUNCHED. One element that can impact the value of a pie safe is whether the tin holes were punched by machine or by hand.• PATTERNS. When the tin is punched into an image like an eagle or star, this can also impact its value.• CONDI
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Family Farmhouse Makeover
There’s no better backdrop for farmhouse style than a lush 38-acre property. Blogger Sarah Symonds of Grace in My Space lives with her family in a picturesque modern farmhouse that sits on sprawling Michigan land. Its classic shiplap walls, large sto
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DIY HANGING Flower Wall Art
• A long branch or log• Flowers of choice (artificial or dried)• Twine• Scissors• Nails or brackets 1. Measure your branch or log and make sure it fits your space; then decide how high you want to hang it. This will determine how long your twine piec
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Mirror, Mirror
Every picture tells a story, but so does a mirror. For blogger Diana Sullivan of Diana Marie Home, her collection of mirrors has its own story. In her 1800s New York farmhouse, her vintage mirrors span from more recent pieces to those over 100 years
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A Wedding BARN
Sometimes hardships are the gateway to our dreams. In Matthew and Elizabeth Impola’s case, the pandemic motivated them to finally build the barn they’d been dreaming of for years. “In normal times, we probably wouldn’t have built it,” says Matthew. H
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Choosing the RIGHT HARDWARE
1. CATEGORY. First, decide what general style you’d like for your hardware. “Our website has a ‘view by style’ option with styles like Rustic Living, Contemporary and Crystal,” says Amy. “That will narrow down your search quite a bit.”2. DETAILS. Bef
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Bathrooms United
Five bathrooms in one home that all needed to fit a cohesive feel? No problem. Designer Michelle Lisac of Michelle Lisac Interior Design was ready was up to the task in a newly constructed modern farmhouse in northern California. Michelle calls it Fa
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BUILDING a Narrative
History is important. Knowing where you came from gives you roots, a foundation. Houses aren’t much different from people in that respect. Each house—whether a new build or renovation—comes with its own story to tell. Incorporating details specific t
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DIY Picture Gallery
• Scissors• Pencil• Tape• Kraft or printer paper• Measuring tape• Hammer• Nails 1. First, decide what picture frames and pictures to include in your gallery. Arrange them on the floor right under the wall space where you intend to hang them.2. Once y
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A Jumble of JADEITE
I will never forget the first time I laid eyes on the glorious green milk glass. This wonderful kitchenware, which has grown to immense popularity in the last 30 years, is known as jadeite. I started collecting jadeite when I was 16, and I’ve never l
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Designing With DARK COLORS
BALANCE. Dark cannot exist without light and vice versa. “When I’m using darker colors I also balance them against lighter, brighter colors,” Kim says. “When I chose those dark cabinets, I knew that I had to balance that with a brighter white.” DEPTH
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Kitchen and Bath Basics
EDITOR’S LETTER First, thanks to all of you for your well wishes and prayers while I was on maternity leave! My husband and I are thrilled to welcome a beautiful baby girl into our family and have been enjoying the baby cuddles and smiles. The sleepl
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The ALMANAC
1. ZINNIAS. These flowers come in a variety of bright colors. They have long-lasting blooms and will flower from late spring until late summer.2. QUEEN ANNE’S LACE. Also called Bishop’s Lace and wild carrot, this is a great cutting garden flower beca
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In With The OLD And The NEW
Patience is the key to a successful renovation, and celebrating progress helps you stay motivated. Though we’re still working on construction for this farmhouse renovation, we’re excited to share the progress on our 2021 Project House with our first
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Kitchen Bath Combo
Thirty miles from Fredericksburg, Texas, lies the town of Mason. Texas Hill Country style is a blend of traditional farmhouse heritage with the modernity of the 21st century, and designer Kim Hoegger both understands and executes this combination. Wh
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Fixer-Upper Rescue
A CORNER SHELF IS A FUN WAY TO ADD ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS WHILE ALSO ADDING ANOTHER DÉCOR OPPORTUNITY. Fixer-uppers can be daunting but also provide a wealth of opportunity. When blogger Erica Mueller of Our Forever Farmhouse moved with her family int
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Mid Century Modern Farmhouse
It’s becoming increasingly rare to categorize a home with a single style. Mixing styles personalizes the look of a home, and in this case, homeowner Kim Drakopoulos, principal designer of Wellhouse & Co, combined Mid Century Modern décor with a farmh
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SAVE or SPLURGE
• SAVE ON CABINETRY. While custom cabinets can add a personal and unique feel to your space, Richard recommends going with a prefabricated line and mixing in custom pieces. “I’m a big fan of custom cabinets, but most times cabinets are solid wood,” h
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DIY Coffee TABLE
• Chicken crate• Industrial caster wheels or other legs of your choice• T-square• Tape measure• Drill, bolts• Nuts• Washers 1. Clean your chicken crate. Mine had a wood base, but some that have been used before might require minor repairs.2. Turn the
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NATURE Nesting
• BRING THE OUTDOORS IN. Get outside and walk around your neighborhood or a national park in your region. See what flora and fauna are native to your area. Use the sprigs of a nearby tree as a fresh centerpiece to welcome the summer season. Dry local
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Fig AndTwigs
Janice Morrow of Fig and Twigs creates professionalquality florals for her beautiful home. Online, she most often shares her floral arrangements and pictures of her darling granddaughter, Lolly. Here’s a bit about her. American Farmhouse Style: How d
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Light and Airy
DETERMINE THE FOCAL POINT OF YOUR KITCHEN, AND BUILD THE REST OF YOUR DESIGN AROUND THAT. Finding ways to freshen up your kitchen can be challenging, especially when the layout and features you’re starting with are not particularly inspiring. The hom
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Farmhouse Style on BAINBRIDGE ISLAND
Japanese architecture and historic farm buildings are found throughout Washington’s Bainbridge Island, influencing a newly built home surrounded by nature. “It’s a strong vernacular style on the island that people really cherish,” says builder and ar
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Join Us Online!
The Florida coastline is home to darling towns with amazing antiques and vintage shopping. Check out some of our favorite spots to shop. From individual prints to collections in books, these beautiful vintage collectibles are a perfect match for farm
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SMALL BATHROOM Tips
• GO UP. “It’s maybe counterintuitive, but taking tile up to the ceiling helps make the room feel taller than it actually is,” Michelle says. You can create the same effect with vertical wallpaper or wainscoting.• RECESSED CABINETS. “Built-in medicin
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Mixing METALS
Some of the small but important details of your home design are the metal and finish options you choose. Here’s how to choose the finishes that will best suit farmhouse style. Take a look around your house for the metal elements that contribute to yo
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Farmhouse + MID CENTURY MODERN
1. TULIP TABLE AND CHAIRS. The name “tulip” for this look of table and chairs is due to the budding shape of the single leg on each piece. Usually white and glossy, the look of the tulip set blends with farmhouse style with its simple, curved design.
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Country Meets City
A stunning new build is an ode to the pastoral in the heart of Los Angeles. It’s the barn-inspired brainchild of developer Sue Parsons and architectural designer Julie Hart. The home captures the intentional sensibility of country living amid the con
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ADDING Character
1. FURNITURE FINDS. Look for unique pieces that will become the focal point of the room. You don’t have to stick strictly to new furniture either. Shop around at antiques stores, flea markets and Facebook Marketplace to bring in some Old World style.
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