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Here is a selection of informative and motivating articles from Inspired House magazine.


A Change of Space
By switching rooms and recycling vintage elements, one couple transforms their kitchen on a tight budget


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Choosing Shades
& Blinds

A buyer's guide to selecting window treatments that meet your needs with simplicity and style


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Arts & Crafts
Made Modern

A new Craftsman kitchen celebrates the timeless ideals of honesty and utility


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Find Your
Eclectic Style

Designer tips for making periods, styles, and cultures to create a home that reflects your personality


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More articles from Inspired House:

How to Choose a Wood Floor
Reclaimed pine plank, engineered exotic -- the choices in wood flooring just keep growing

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A Victorian Re-imagined
Bold colors and subtle details bring out the best in a vintage home

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Loft-Living in the Woods
A painter and a musician get creative in their affordable home made from a simple plan and common materials

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Three Strategies for Mixing Patterns
A designer tells how to create a rich, lively look without going over the top

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Taking Basements to a New Level
Effective lighting, space planning, and lots of storage are even more important below grade

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Five Kitchen Design Solutions
We selected the 5 design challenges for kitchens and provide you with helpful tips!

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Balancing Cost and Style
A basic box embellished in just the right places saves an architect money on her first home

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Kitchen Collaboration
A homeowner, builder, and architect team up to turn three small rooms into one great space

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Interior Details That Only Look Expensive
Off-the-shelf products make floors, walls, even ceilings look like a million bucks

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A House and Its Garden Are One
A gardener and an architect collaborate to create a house that blurs the lines between indoors and out

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Use Color with Confidence
How to shift out of neutral and refresh your rooms with color.

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A House Rebuilt with Mixed Motifs
From the ashes rises a Mediterranean-style home with eclectic details, commanding views, and comfortable rooms.

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A Kitchen to Live In
A true "family room" emerges from a practical budget and a taste for simplicity.

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Presto-Chango Coffee Tables
Get your money's worth with these ingenious multipurpose coffee tables.

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Listening to Your House
A designer shares six lessons that apply to any home.

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Choosing the Right Kitchen Countertop
With the number of countertop choices growing, you can mix and match materials to create a unique combination of colors, textures, and functions.

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