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Bathroom Sinks

Forest Stream Kohler's Mirovia Spun Glass plain vessels lavatory is simple and understated—perfect for any minimalist's bathroom. Note the sink's subtle texturtes, mimicking water, which create a waterfall-like effect when the faucet is turned on. It's a bit like...

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Home Gyms

Batting Cage Centerpiece, Cont'd The batting cage, pictured here, is padded with vinyl. Custom-made light covers protect from flyballs and the color palette matches the homeowner's favorite team: the Yankees. Cost: $250,000 For more information: DiSalvo Interiors,...

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Award-Winning Kitchen and Bath Designs

Kitchen: Best Before and After by designer Ines Hanl of The Sky is the Limit Design Project Details Homeowner's goal: Improve the existing dark and dingy kitchen, which was badly lit, offered insufficient flow and had no storage. Design process: Worked with...

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Birdhouses

From Coal Bin to Sleep In This Hammered Copper Coal Bin Birdhouse was creator Brian Carlisle's first every "upcycled" birdhouse. Some used copper from a stained glass supply was segmented to follow the diameter of the bird hole. The perch is the handle from the coal...

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ClosetMaid Storage Solutions

Love Your Living Room Whether your design taste is traditional, vintage, romantic or modern eclectic like this living room, you don't have to go penniless in order to decorate your home. There are affordable no-fuss solutions to help organize movies, books and all...

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8 Ways to Prepare Your Home for a Dog

Invest in a Collar As a general rule, your dog should have a collar on at all times, and that collar should display your dog's I.D. tags, which should include its name, as well as your name, address and phone number. As collars go, the traditional style is usually...

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Cold Weather Emergency Kit

Battery-Operated Radio It can be tempting to wander out into a snow storm after losing power to get a sense for the breadth of the outage and to check in with neighbors. In reality, this move can put you -- and utility workers -- in greater harm, especially if road...

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Decks and Deck Materials

  Thermally Modified Wood As a natural wood option thermally modified wood (TMW) has been around in Europe since the 90's and is starting to gain in popularity here in North America. The practice of heating wood dates back to the Vikings, who used it to...

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