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Month: May 2018

Cockadoodledoo!

Roosters from the Kitchen

Cockadoodledoo!

Roosters from the Kitchen

A rooster from the kitchen is thought to bring decent luck, but no one seems to know why or where that folklore originated. Perhaps it is about fertility, virility, or only about the rooster waking you up at the crack of dawn and the early bird catching the worm. Who cares? They are cute, and I will never pass up a opportunity to catch a little extra good luck. Rebekah Zaveloff | KitchenLab I really like this kitchen and its…

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Design Dilemma: Decorating Around an Open Entryway

Design Dilemma: Decorating Around an Open Entryway

“I am looking for advice on what I can do with a long narrow space in the front of our house which acts as an eating area/hallway/entrance manner,” begins Houzz user brennyhenny in the design dilemma posted on our Questions board. Though a number of us struggle with decorating our foyers, just how can you decorate an entryway that is connected directly to the main living area and really make an area of its own? Click here and add to…

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Materials: The Benefits of a Metal Roof

Materials: The Benefits of a Metal Roof

Are you really interested in making your home more energy efficient, including a beautiful and striking major design element, without needing to replace your roof? Consider a metallic roof. While the cost of a metal roof is significantly higher than the usual roof, it will likely persist for a lifetime and it’s practically maintenance-free. The practical advantages of a metal roof would be that it makes your home safer in harsh weather and can significantly cut down on your energy…

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