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Rug renaissance: Explosion of color, style

Rug renaissance: Explosion of color, styleThe vibrant gem colors of the whimsical Raindrop rug, designed by Julia Buckingham for Global Views, breathe energy and life into a dramatic room with white walls and a high ceiling -- made all the more dramatic with the tea light chandelier, also from the...
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Homestyle

Treasure: Material now makes piece difficult to sell

Treasure: Material now makes piece difficult to sellAfrican bust contains ivory, which auction houses stay away from because of shifting laws
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Nancy Szerlag

Gardening: Creating a pollinator friendly space

Gardening: Creating a pollinator friendly spaceThere’s more to planting an eco-friendly habitat than picking species that attract butterflies
  • Nancy Szerlag
  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Homestyle

Solutions: ‘Giving plates’ a hostess gift with meaning

Solutions: ‘Giving plates’ a hostess gift with meaningPlates pass from home to home when bringing food to a gathering
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Glenn Haege

Take steps to ensure your water is safe

Take steps to ensure your water is safeDelivery system, not just the source of the water, can lead to lead contamination
  • Glenn Haege
  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Homestyle

Overwhelmed by stuff? Get after that mess

Overwhelmed by stuff? Get after that messA transformation to efficient neatnik always comes down to how we rein in our own disorderly tendencies
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Homestyle

Style: Creating a cottage bathroom that’s cozy, elegant

Style: Creating a cottage bathroom that’s cozy, elegantOpen storage forces homeowner to keep things tidy
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Homestyle

5 ways to survive a home remodeling project

5 ways to survive a home remodeling projectPrepare what you want to keep, and stick to a schedule for happiest results
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Homestyle

Tips to create a healthier home, according to science

Tips to create a healthier home, according to scienceThe way you style your home can have a subtle but powerful impact on your health
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Homestyle

Plumber: New toilets are loaded with high-tech features

Plumber: New toilets are loaded with high-tech featuresRelaxation, hygiene and water savings seem to be three key high-tech toilet categories to explore
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Homestyle

Hobbies: Hanging hearts make a lasting impression

Hobbies: Hanging hearts make a lasting impressionThese make great valentines because they can easily flatten in order to slide into an envelope and pop in the mail
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Life

New season of ‘Rehab Addict’ premieres on DIY

New season of ‘Rehab Addict’ premieres on DIYThe seventh season of Nicole Curtis’s show will follow the transformation of her grandparents’ old 1950s ranch
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  • 1 week ago
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Novi Home Improvement Show wraps up at Suburban Collection Showplace

Novi Home Improvement Show wraps up at Suburban Collection ShowplaceVisitors explore Woodhaven Log & Lumber's 12-foot by 26-foot "tiny cabin," just one of dozens of exhibitors showcasing their wares, at the Novi Home Improvement Show in the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi on January 31, 2016.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Homestyle

Ferndale stone house: Artistry in motion

Ferndale stone house: Artistry in motionCouple’s hip, evolving style infuses 1928 stone house with modern sensibility
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Life

Livonia couple wins ‘Room for Improvement’

Livonia couple wins ‘Room for Improvement’Deanna and Neil Cervenan beat out more than 80 entries to win a consultation, paint supplies to update their family room
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Jocelynn Brown

Handmade: Lifelike flowers actually from copper

Handmade: Lifelike flowers actually from copperCrafter cuts sheets of copper into various shapes and sizes, and then forms the pieces into leaves, petals and stems
  • Jocelynn Brown
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Homestyle

Nail an industrial chic look by decorating with wood

Nail an industrial chic look by decorating with woodWhether your interior is modern or more traditional, one way to glam it up is to infuse a natural element such as wood.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nancy Szerlag

Gardening: Try sprouts for winter gardening

Gardening: Try sprouts for winter gardeningReady if a few days, they are great for soups, salads and sandwiches
  • Nancy Szerlag
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Glenn Haege

Handyman: Improve your indoor air quality this winter

Handyman: Improve your indoor air quality this winterMake sure the air that circulates in your home is filtered properly and that you have the right humidity level
  • Glenn Haege
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Homestyle

Solutions: Tiny cabins can work in the country or city

Solutions: Tiny cabins can work in the country or cityThe cabins serve from everything from an off-the-grid residence to a TV room, home office or an art studio
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Treasure: UM grad, TV appraiser comes to Novi home show

Treasure: UM grad, TV appraiser comes to Novi home showFans of Discovery channel’s hit TV show ‘Auction Kings’ know Dr. Lori, who appraises about 20,000 objects annually
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Homestyle

Style: Going gray, and loving it

Style: Going gray, and loving itGray can be bold and brooding, or soft and soothing, glamorous and regal – or even relaxed and unassuming
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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The Plumber: Bath to the future

The Plumber: Bath to the futureElectronic mixing or digital mixing valves can give you more shower options
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Welcome Mat: Home news, events around Metro Detroit

Welcome Mat: Home news, events around Metro DetroitMeadow Brook Hall hosts ‘Downton Days’; Black History Month at Jo’s Gallery; Marie Kondo shows how to ‘Spark Joy’
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Solutions: Create vignettes to tell intriguing stories

Solutions: Create vignettes to tell intriguing storiesGrouping the right items together makes a space more inviting and user-friendly in the end
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Pet housetraining troubles not uncommon

Pet housetraining troubles not uncommonHousetraining problems are one of the biggest reasons people return dogs to animal shelters.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Homestyle

Design Recipes: Going bright and bold

Design Recipes: Going bright and boldWhen it comes to deciding how to use bold or bright colors, these are some basic color rules to go by
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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