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The Greening of Color

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Home Design Color - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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Living Large

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Interior Design - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ. Andy Brown, former dean of students at Princeton University (“I loved the position—it was like being mayor of a small town that all the inhabitants cared about”), and his wife, Jerry (founder of the Paddle Company, which makes paddle-sports equipment), are inveterate travelers. An antique wooden puppet head from Burma, painted bottles from Stockholm, a wooden bowl from Costa Rica, and a ceramic table and chairs from Vietnam are just a few of their many exquisite mementos....
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Rent-a-Garden

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Gloucester County College was built on 250 acres of fertile Deptford farmland and now the tradition lives on with the school’s Community Gardens program. ...
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Pride of Place

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the American Institute of Architects, the organization’s New Jersey chapter has selected the 150 best buildings and places in the state. Here are a few of the most notable, from a Gothic basilica to a funky old burger joint. ...
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A New Room for a New Year

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Our winning living-room makeover, demonstrating great design and collaboration, is ready for its close-up....
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Weed All About It

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
For years, homeowners everywhere have cursed the dandelion for its pesky work-inducing, lawn-ruining tendencies—well, almost everywhere. ...
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Sew What

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Have you always wanted to release your inner Martha but lacked the skills? Fret no more—1,450 square feet of North Plainfield real estate has been dedicated to teaching men, women, and children to sew....
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Backporch: Trendspotting

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Facts and figures show us what’s happening on THE home front’s horizon—and they make good conversation starters for your next party....
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How Do You Do That

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Ready to pick up that hammer or paintbrush? Spring is a great time for starting a new home project. Here’s some how-to advice to get you started. Here are some tips for you. ...
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Lush Life

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
It’s time to get out and get growing. Here are some of the Garden State’s best resources for inspiration and advice....
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Talking Style

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
When ten of the Garden State’s leading interior designers get together to dish, the conversation serves up some surprising design topics and trends....
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Inner Beauty

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
A typical day for Susan Corbo and Bernadette Flaim, both of Leonia, involves taking a methodical walk through strangers’ homes, carefully poking through crowded garages, peeking into dusty storage areas, and looking at every detail in their primary living spaces....
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Got a Yen for Crafting

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Here's a list of all the hot craft spots around the state. ...
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The Glass-Blower Next Door

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
New Jersey is home to an extraordinary array of artisans. Meet some of the men and women who have turned passions into careers combining fine art and home decor....
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Showstoppers

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Each year top interior designers strut their stuff at New Jersey’s finest showhouses. Here, a couple of our favorites from 2007....
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Estate Sale

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
If you build it, they will buy. At least, that’s what Pinnacle Custom thinks. The Chatham-based company is putting the finishing touches on an 18,000-square-foot home in Saddle River. With a price tag of $13.9 million, the castle-like, French manor-style mansion (think Newport, Rhode Island, in New Jersey) ranks among the most expensive spec homes ever built in the state....
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Diamond in the Rough

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
A Rumson cottage built in the 1800s was in shambles when designer Susan Rosenthal and her family moved in. Nearly a decade later, the restored home’s appeal is on full display—inside and out...
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A Fresh Start

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
From the laundry room to the coat closet, January is the perfect time to come clean....
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All In The Family Room

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
When interior designers Elaine Minervini and Lila Munem of Esprit Décor first visited the 88-year-old Chatham home of Peter and Vicki Fife, winners of the New Jersey Monthly Family Room Makeover, the design challenge was obvious....
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Built to Last

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Squeezed by big-box retailers, family-owned furniture stores are proud to be throwbacks—to an era of craftsmanship and personal service....
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