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Labor Of Love

By Lauren Payne | January 15, 2009
A New Jersey architectural team painstakingly restores—over a twenty-year period—a classic Frank Lloyd Wright gem of a house. ...
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Industrial Strength

By Lauren Payne | December 8, 2008
Despite the real estate slump—or perhaps because of it—factory-to-residential conversions are on the rise statewide....
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nothing brings warmth to the holidays like a B&B decked out for the season. Here is a look at two of New Jersey Monthly's favorite holiday B&B hot spots. ...
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Painting Pets

By Alicia Staffa | November 10, 2008
Portrait artists Kathryn Eddy and Pinky Adubato like to meet their subjects before they create artistic representations of pets. ...
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Office Options

By Alison Blank | October 15, 2008
Two work-at-home professionals clearly illustrate that designing a home office isn't a paint-by-numbers formula. Innovative design ideas and creative conceptualization have helped transform these two home offices into living works of art. ...
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Banishing the mower promised to reduce our carbon footprint and put fresh food on the table. But what would the neighbors think? Montclair resident Laura Schenone threw caution to the wind and turned her front yard into a garden. The results have been positive. ...
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Home Work

By Deborah P. Carter | October 13, 2008
The home office is a way of life for many New Jerseyans, but it makes some nervous at tax time. We've got some tips to help you stay in the black come tax season. ...
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Style Makers

By Lauren Payne | September 18, 2008
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Mansion Makeover

By Lauren Payne | August 29, 2008
In the annual ritual of designers strutting their best stuff in showhouses throughout the state, there is always one sandout- Mansion in May. This year was no exception....
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Italian Terra Cotta Pots - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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Container Gardens - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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Outdoor Barbecues - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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Dockers

By Lauren Payne | April 30, 2008
In New Jersey’s only floating community, you can catch dinner out your window. Is there such a thing as affordable housing on the New Jersey waterfront? Well, for as little as $150,000, you can own a house not just near the water, but on the water. Sea Village Marina, nestled in Great Egg Harbor near Margate, has 54 such floating domiciles....
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Home Swap

By Pamela Kruger | April 7, 2008
For two weeks, our Millburn family swapped homes with a family from the South of France. We marveled at their neat rooms and tiny closets. They marveled at our household clutter and our sprawling shopping malls. ...
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Raising Cane

By Jessica Kitchin | April 3, 2008
"Bamboo Bob” Foley wants to be the Johnny Appleseed of the plant he says has all the answers for 21st Century homeowners. And, yes, it thrives in Jersey. ...
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Decorating - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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We asked two top New Jersey garden and landscape designers, Lisa Mierop of Mierop Design and Chris Cipriano of Cipriano Landscape Design, what’s new this year. The overarching answer: think green. It’s a theme that speaks to the universal desire to live healthy and happy lives and the growing recognition that we need to do so in an environmentally responsible way....
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Flea Markets - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ. While flea markets tend to be more hodgepodge than antiques markets—where vendors usually set up well-curated mini-shops—both offer a huge selection in one location. Flea markets sell both new and old items, but the new stuff isn’t very upscale—lots of tube socks. Antiques dealers do sell at flea markets, as do people who rent space for what amounts to a one-time garage sale....
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Gardening - New Jersey Monthly – The Best of NJ...
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Home Design Color - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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