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Stone Age: Using Rocks and Crystals in your Home

stone age USING ROCKS AND CRYSTALS IN YOUR HOME WRITTEN BY MARESA GIOVANNINI Have you ever taken a geology class? Even if you haven’t, you might still remember the basics from elementary school science: sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks. While the building blocks of earth science are important to understand, there’s ...

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Lush Lines: Modernism Meets Low-Water Plantings in the Arizona Desert

lush lines MODERNISM MEETS LOW-WATER PLANTINGS IN THE ARIZONA DESERT WRITTEN BY KATHRYN O’SHEA-EVANS  PHOTOGRAPHY BY MATT VACCA When most people design their outdoor living areas, they forget one thing: to be truly welcoming, they need all the delights of home. “If a space isn’t useable, people won’t use it,” says Elizabeth Przygoda-Montgomery, ...

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Relocating to a Different Town or City

Moving around the corner or even across town is relatively simple because you are likely familiar with the various neighbourhoods and you can access them anytime. If there’s a listed home you want to view, you can simply go see it. Relocating to a different town or city, however, is ...

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Hillside History: A Tiered Garden Inspired by the Past

hillside history A TIERED GARDEN INSPIRED BY THE PAST WRITTEN BY CATRIONA TUDOR ERLER  PHOTOGRAPHY BY EVA BLANCHARD When Kelly Rivelo purchased her Seattle home, the once-loved garden had been neglected for nearly twenty years. Brick retaining walls and steps built in the 1930s by Dorothy Metheny, the original owner, were crumbling, and ...

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