Archive - 2013

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App Review: “Interior Design for iPad” by Black Mana Studios
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Recommended Reading: “The Right Color” by Eve Ashcraft
3
Bedroom Lighting Makeover Part 2: To the Vapour Barrier…and Beyond!
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Bedroom Lighting Makeover: the Adventure Begins!
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Plant Profiles: Purple Leaf Sand Cherry (Prunus X cistena)
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Die Popcorn Die: A Flat Ceiling is a Beautiful Ceiling
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Joy of Dimmer Switches
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Open Up: Creating Interior Windows in Load Bearing Walls

Die Popcorn Die: A Flat Ceiling is a Beautiful Ceiling

Everyone hates popcorn ceilings, including me. I hated mine enough to go through the dusty hell it takes to get rid of them. Here’s what happened, and it was so worth it.

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Joy of Dimmer Switches

If you care at all about the quality of lighting in your home, you should install dimmer switches on your fixtures for better control. And it’s not just about mood – choosing the right dimmers means you can save money on energy if you leave them on a lower setting.

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Open Up: Creating Interior Windows in Load Bearing Walls

If you’re trying to get a little more light flowing around your house, sometimes putting a window inside your home is the answer. But can you do this safely, without bringing the house down? When we were trying to figure out if we could put an interior window in one of our walls, this is the post I wish had been around.

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