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Discover the Revamped Cocktail and Underground Bar in Vienna

Architecture firm Büro KLK completed the design of the Krypt Bar, an underground social gathering spot in Austria. During the renovation on an ancient heritage building from the late 18th century on Vienna’s traditional Berggasse Street, a bricked-up staircase was found.The staircase led to a 12 meters (39 feet) deep, second cellar with …

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It's Holiday Card time!

Can’t believe we are 50 Days away from Christmas- my favorite Holiday of the Year! One of the hundreds of reasons it is my favorite? The cards we get in the mail with our family and friends beautiful faces on them. Displaying the cards is always so much fun!For last …

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DIY Ladder Chair – A Modern Twist on an American Classic

Hey there Remodelaholics, Scott here with Saws on Skates back to make some more sawdust with you! This time we’re DIYing a project originally designed by Benjamin Franklin, a ladder chair! This looks like an ordinary chair but has a little surprise hidden inside. No spoilers here… you have to …

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OLED lighting makes a beautiful chandelier

French lighting design company Blackbody makes the new lighting tech an object of desire. Almost everyone is familiar with LEDs or Light Emitting Diodes, which use semiconducting crystals to emit light. But there are also Organic LEDs, or OLEDs, that use molecules instead of crystals. “Light diffuses across much larger …

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November Favorites

A few of my favorite things from the month of November, and October too!  Missed that month with all the wedding craziness, but bringing this back in time to maybe help with your holiday shopping/gifting, and to talk about some cool and fun stuff. CEDAR GARLAND That 15′ garland around …

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One Project at a Time: December 2017

December is here and it’s time to get our homes ready for the holiday season.  Whether its organizing the guest room, cleaning out the pantry for baking season, or decluttering the house to make room for newly acquired toys, it’s a great time to be productive. If you have any organizing projects …

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Horse Barn in Phoenix Becomes Contemporary Glass Residence

US-based studio The Construction Zone converted a former horse barn in Phoenix, Arizona, into a contemporary home. The upgraded residence features floor-to-ceiling glass walls with black steel framing for a powerful visual contrast.Outdoor spaces for entertaining, a barbecue area and a swimming pool add to the welcoming feel of the property. A charming …

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Remarkable Vacation Home in Japan Built on Stilts

This original Japanese holiday retreat is located at the base of Mount Bandai in Fukushima, Japan. Dubbed “One Year Project,” the residence was designed by studio Life Style Koubou with sustainability in mind.The main material used in the construction is wood, which was harvested from the site. To balance deforestation, trees were …

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Getting Organized for Fire Prevention & Giveaway

This is a sponsored post on behalf of First Alert. All opinions are my own.October is "Fire Prevention" month and I have been preparing for disasters now even more because of how many I have been watching all around our country. I have personally had family effected by the natural …

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Friday Favorites: Painted Floors and Craft Table

Hello there! Welcome to another week of Friday Favorites and Remodelaholics Anonymous! We love seeing and sharing great ideas — so send them our way! If you have a blog, you can link up below, and if not, drop us a line here or message us on Facebook. Last week, we had so much fun with …

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Why do people still commute to an office?

Writing in the Pacific Standard, Greg Rosalky asks Why do we still commute? Why, in this age of internet and computers, do we still go to offices? He discusses Norman Macrae of the Economist, writing in 1975 about the impact of computers on the office. Once workers could communicate with …

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