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December 2017

To-Dos: Your January Home Checklist (12 photos)

January may be cold and dark, but it can also be a time for bold beginnings. Make the most of your month by clearing space in your home, boosting warmth and dreaming up plans for the year ahead. Here are…

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Simple Pleasures: Get Cozy on a Cold Day (9 photos)

After five years of living in New England, I think the time has come for this California girl to embrace winter. And while I doubt I will ever be happy to spring out of bed on a dark, frozen winter…

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Why Your Living Room Should Include a Dash of Gold (10 photos)

Redesigning, redecorating or just adding a touch of glamour to your living room? Gold — in accessories, wallpaper, flooring and lighting — is the must-have metallic for many reasons. Here’s how and where to use it to create a finish…

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Reflections From a Year in the Native Garden (5 photos)

Impatience is rewarding. No, really, go with me on this. I’m as anxious as the next person to see my young plants mature and the garden be lush and full of life in every season. From that anxiety and hope…

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The Power of Negative Space in Interior Design (17 photos)

The hole in a doughnut, the interval between lightning and thunder, an eloquent pause in a conversation — an absence can make a profound impression. The concept of negative space pervades all aspects of design, whether in art, architecture or…

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