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DIY Modern Laminate Flooring Plank Wall

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Our family room (aka Dog Room) was an add-on, so one of the walls used to be an exterior wall. This “used to be outside” wall had brick walls and what used to be the wall of windows is now covered with drywall and wallpaper. I ripped the wallpaper and found that the drywall behind […]

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Easy DIY Modern Vinyl Record Wall Display Ledge Shelf

I need more records!

I started to buy vinyl records with my allowance when I was like 11 or 12 years old. The very first record I purchased was “Abbey Road” by The Beatles. The compact discs came out soon after that and I eventually moved away from vinyl records. Then everything became downloadable and I quit buying CDs […]

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2015 Mid-Century Modern Black Friday – Holiday Deals

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Here are some Black Friday/Holiday deals you may enjoy. Also, November 28th is “Small Business Saturday” – Don’t forget to support your local small business shops. If you are shopping online, be sure to take advantage of a cash back site like Ebates to earn cash back on your purchases.

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Therma-Tru Pulse Modern Door

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It took forever to decide on a perfect entry door for my 1955 mid-century modern home. After extensive research, I finally decided on a fiberglass entry door called “Pulse” by Therma-Tru.

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Mid-Century Modern Black Friday and Holiday Deals

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Happy Thanksgiving! I am not much of a Black Friday shopper, but here are some Black Friday/Holiday deals you may enjoy.

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DIY Modern Wall Shelves

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My husband claimed a spare bedroom as a “man cave.” There was nothing manly about the room. It was more like a storage room until recently – I got tired of looking at the clutter, so I decided to install some shelves.

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Book Review: Scandinavian Design

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One day I realized how my house had started to fill up with Scandinavian design, especially my kitchen and dining area. I have a dining room set, china hutch, and ceiling light from Denmark. I collect enamelware from Norway and wooden toys from Denmark. Those wooden toys I collect are sitting on the shelves from Sweden. As my love for Scandinavian design grew, I needed an all-in-one guidebook I can go to when I wanted to learn more about the design and/or designer – “Scandinavian Design” by Charlotte & Peter Fiell proved to be “the one” for me.

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Modern Custom Pet Urn

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Keela’s health started to decline in July of 2013. Her vet was searching for a new battle plan when she quit responding to chemotherapy (cytosine and lomustine). However when her kidneys started to fail, we knew it was time to let her go – she passed very peacefully on the morning of July 20th, 2013.

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Charley Harper Large-Format Canvas Wall Murals

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Just in time for the holidays! Charley Harper Large-Format Canvas Wall Murals are now available from Charley Harper Art Studio. This brand new line features eight amazing works from Charley Harper’s vintage Ford Times Series.

Stretched or mounted, the wall murals measure 51″ wide by 36″ tall, with gallery wrapping – perfect for a wall above […]

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The Wilson House: The Laminate House in Temple, Texas

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I have seen the photos of the Wilson house before, but never bothered to find out more about it until last month (shame on me). I was searching for mid-century modern related places to visit in the Austin, Texas area and found out the Wilson house was on our way in Temple, Texas.

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