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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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Secret gardens

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Hoboken's urban landscape is home to some surprisingly bucolic outdoor retreats....
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The Obsessive Gardener

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
From fruit orchards to flower beds to vegetable gardens interest in heirloom gardening is on the rise.Here's why you'll want to try your hand at it this spring. ...
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This Way Up

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Cities are experiencing a renaissance as single young professionals,newly weds without children,and empty nester's discover that picket fences,large yards , and McMansions are not to be-all and end-all of luxe living....
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Counter Intelligence

By New Jersey Monthly | 02/05/2015
We asked three design professionals from around the state to share with us their favorite kitchen project. Here are their picks, along with trends, ideas, and products you can adapt to your needs....
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Wall Paper Is Back

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Wallpaper has been out of fashion so long that practically an entire generation has grown up without it. It’s back on the scene in all kinds of updated color schemes—and fortunately, it’s a lot easier to apply than it used to be....
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Design Reports Hot Tends for 2007

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Wallpaper or faux finish? New entertainment center or complete overhaul with smart-house electronics?...
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Social Climbing

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
When you’re small, the world looks big, especially when seen from a tree house. Down-to-earth adults (especially those making payments on a real house) are thought to be immune to the charms of a cabin in the sky....
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Urban Oasis

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Trenton’s historic Cadwalader Heights, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, features curving streets, unique homes, and people who lovingly restore them....
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Night and Day

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
In six hours, an ecstatic audience will give a standing ovation to Broadway star Christine Ebersole for her dual roles in the critically acclaimed musical Grey Gardens. But for now, Maplewood’s award-winning actress is inside a room only a little bigger than an elevator....
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Knock, Knock!

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
Who’s there? Company! Don’t worry, three retailers offer the latest looks to spruce up your home....
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Suite Surrender

By New Jersey Monthly | 09/18/2014
It’s the ideal escape: a well-appointed master suite with all the comfort and elegance of a living room. In this case, more really is more....
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