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HGTV’s “Rehab Crazy” Stars On What It Takes to Turn An Old House Around — HGTV’s “Rehab Crazy” Stars On Turning an Old House Around


Cathy, and her husband Garrett, are just two design lovers living a “quiet, country life” (her words) in Washington state. Here are a few things that that quiet country life entails: rehabbing a 105-year-old farmhouse into their family home, flipping a 117-year-old house, and working on an HGTV pilot. Cathy also maintains her own blog, The Grit & Polish. So

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Mies Made Minimalist: The Barcelona Pavilion Gets a Temporary Facelift


For years, visitors who have frequented Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion have marveled over the structure’s abundance of natural color, but the iconic building has recently undergone a major transformation to strip away the various hues and leave it with a more modern appearance. Over the course of a week, the building’s famous marble wall surfaces were clad

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The Easiest & Cheapest DIY Art Project (Using Your Phone)


(Image credit: http://ift.tt/1gjR3KT) When it comes to making your own art, there is no shortage of project ideas. If you have artistic tendencies, you can likely take any idea or inspiration (online or IRL) and turn it into something worthy of that much-coveted spot on your gallery wall. However, if you have less-than-artistic tendencies, those ideas may be more likely

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Before & After: A Family Home Goes from Cavernous to Cozy — Professional Project


It’s not a problem that many people have in New York, but this Tribeca apartment was almost too big. Sans furniture, the side-by-side living rooms seemed intimidating and cavernous. Plus, the unusual proportions of the space, with windows sitting almost on the floor, made furnishing it tricky. So the homeowners called in Homepolish designer Alec Holland, who transformed the space

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