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Antique Market
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Oliver Simon Design Loft Project
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5. Act like a landlord, because you are one. Just because it’s a short-term rental situation doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be just as careful as a landlord looking for a long-term tenant. Ask for a security deposit, check references and get a signed rental agreement.
“I'm likin the coffee table with finished rich wood top” — tsedler
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Ryan Duebber Architect, LLC
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Duncan Avenue Basement Renovation
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radon. The least-expensive option is to buy a test kit that you use yourself at home. These simple kits, which come in either a short-term (fewer than 90 days) or long-term (more than 90 days) version, are easy to use and are widely available at home improvement stores. Following the instructions on your
“Black ceiling and ductwork” — Kim Tinney
Corynne Pless
My Houzz: Colorful eclectic style in a traditional New Orleans home
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Loveseat (U.S.)Snuggler (U.K.)Some terms are just charmingly, smashingly British to me, and this is one. While I don’t ever foresee many U.K. or Aussie terms being adopted in the U.S., this is one I could definitely get behind.
“Love color” — angela45
Harry Braswell Inc.
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GREEN with Envy: LEED Certified Whole House Renovation
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Closets and Built-insLonger-term changes: Adequate storage space is a major selling point, so it could be in your landlord's interest to heed your call for extra closet space or built-in
may be able to work out a compromise in which you pitch in your labor to install a closet organizing system that will stay with the apartment.Shorter-term changes: Look for modular closet systems that can be fitted to your space and removed when the time comes to leave.
“The window seat for the upstairs family area” — Haley Cappa
Period Homes, Inc.
2009 Southern Accents Showhome
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The terms "divan" and "daybed" are often used interchangeably, but "daybed" is the more common term. And sometimes the way you use a piece determines what you call it — for instance, the piece shown here
“Yellow and gray and sand” — nikkiellie630
The Office of Charles de Lisle
Portola Valley
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about your workflow in terms of everyday function and social use. Architect Hiromi Ogawa recommends thinking about how you use your kitchen, how many people cook there at the same time, if your kitchen is also an entertaining or social space, and what your long- and short-term goals are for the kitchen
“Plants on counter” — terralouise
Sroka Design, Inc.
1 Review
Study Office
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Sustainability: Harvesting methods in other countries are wildly erratic in terms of environmental friendliness. While Cuban mahogany is still growing — there are trees in Florida — it is no longer harvested, because it is universally recognized as highly endangered. You may occasionally be able to find
circumstances beyond the sustainability issue, genuine mahogany is still a staple in most hardwood lumberyards. African mahogany is the most plentiful in terms of supply, due to its natural abundance. But harvesting practices can still be spotty. An environmentally responsible tradesperson should be able to
“these walls are so chocolately, I want to eat them!” — boobooluv
Walter Studio Interior Design
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Fairview Road NE
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Part 1: Finding Your Clutter Comfort LevelEach of us has an innate sense of what feels "cluttered," so the first step in coming to terms with your own clutter is determining what your clutter set point is. Some of us would feel right at home in an English country home crammed full of antique furniture
In talking about antique electric lighting, we’ll be using the term “antique” loosely. Remember, practical electric lightbulbs weren’t invented until 1879. So true antique lighting (over 100 years old) often consists
“maestosa” — Rachel Messa
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