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Effortless Exhale

An Alabama Lake House with a Sense of PlaceWRITTEN BY RONDA SWANEYPHOTOGRAPHY BY ©JEAN ALLSOPP “When you walk in the main level, it feels like you’re floating on a boat in the water,” says designer Jan Ware of her family’s weekend...

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Tall Order

A Narrow Lot Pushes the BoundariesWRITTEN BY JEANINE MATLOWPHOTOGRAPHY BY RYAN GARVIN PHOTOGRAPHY On the coveted flower streets of Corona del Mar, California—think names like Carnation—sits a distinctive dwelling that skillfully blurs...

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Waves of Change

Rincon is one of the most famous surf spots in California, drawing surfers from all over the world. The circa-1920s beach shack on this Rincon Point property was a near tear down, but CJ Paone, owner of Ventura-based Archipelago Workshop, wante...

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The Guided Garden

USING CONTAINER GARDENING TO YOUR ADVANTAGEWRITTEN BY CATRIONA TUDOR ERLER From the ancient Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the modern self-watering containers, the ability to grow plants in pots has transformed the gardening experience thro...

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We All Scream For Ice Cream

SWEET TREATS WITH THE FLAVORS OF SUMMERRECIPES AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY KARISTA BENNETT Warm summer days offer the best excuse to cool off with homemade ice cream and popsicles. Some of my family’s favorite flavors use sweet seasonal fruits ...

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The Retirement Plan

WRITTEN BY BLAKE MILLER Retirement can be an exciting time of life for many people. And with the number of retirees growing every year—Americans retiring daily has almost doubled since 2000—there’s more information and research com...

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Collected

A MUTED INTERIOR SHOWCASES DRAMATIC VIEWS OF NATUREWRITTEN BY KATHRYN O’SHEA-EVANSPHOTOGRAPHY BY MARK LOHMAN PHOTOGRAPHYSTYLING BY SUNDAY HENDRICKSON You could call designer Alison Kandler the color queen. “We don’t do mod...

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Neutral

A MUTED INTERIOR SHOWCASES DRAMATIC VIEWS OF NATUREWRITTEN BY LAUREN DUNEC HOANGPHOTOGRAPHY BY TRACEY AYTON PHOTOGRAPHY "Stepping into this contemporary, scandinavian-style condo in north vancouver, british columbia is like being ca...

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