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English Edwardian Timber Cottage Gets a Modern Makeover

Sheri Haby Architects recently completed renovations at Gable House, a charming Edwardian timber cottage in Sandringham, Norfolk, England. A previously built addition to Gable House incorporated the main bedroom, kitchen and dining area, however, this extension was poorly organized.“Our client didn’t need a bigger house, just one that worked better,” the architects said. “Our …

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Brick Bungalow in Canada Becomes Modern ‘Flipped House’

Flipped House is a two-story residence with a modern, turnkey design located in a neighborhood dominated by more traditional architecture. The team at Atelier RZLBD renovated an existing brick bungalow in Ontario, Canada, and added a second level to the structure.The project gets its name from its unconventional “flipped” layout. While …

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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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DIY West Elm Modern Hanging Planter Knock-Off

Not long ago I was scouring West Elm’s website looking for inspiration when I found their Jungalow Hanging planter. Although I fell for it’s exposed-ply, scandi fabulousness, there is no way I’d ever pay $75 for a planter. Luckily, I’m always building DIY furniture and have plenty of leftover plywood …

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DIY Modern Fall Wreath

It’s the best time of the year for many reasons, my favorite being that I love decorating for fall in a way that brings in more natural textures and foliage.  A wreath is a beautifully simple way to do this, and I took a modern approach by adding in wood …

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3 Simple and Modern DIY Wedding Favors

As an experienced wedding guest, I’d say the thing I care least about is the wedding favor.  This sounds like a pretty bad way to start this post, but let me explain!  It’s not that I don’t appreciate the effort, rather it’s that I won’t notice whether or not a favor …

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