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Home Sweet Man Cave

As a kid, Marc Belll’s mom and pop carpeted the living room in white and banned their rugrat from the pristine area. He didn’t get angry. He got revenge. As an adult, he transformed much of his home into the mother-of-all-man-caves.

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Site To See: Deck designs that don’t rock

One of the most important aspects of building a deck requires that you first do the math to determine the deck's load capacity. Earlier this week, during an NBA

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Home improvements that improve your bottom line

KRISTIN BROWN - Whether or not you have plans to move to a new home in the future, it’s always wise to think about the home improvements that

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Infographic: Social media gives home decor a makeover

The collaborative and interactive aspects of social media are opening new doors to the world of interior design. "Home decor styles are becoming as elaborate as the number of

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Downsizing your life for a smaller home

PEGGY PATENAUDE - You've made the decision to downsize to a new home that better fits your lifestyle. You've contacted a real estate agent and you're on the way

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Fill your flat with slightly-used Olympic furnishings

No, you can't specifically request the dresser where gymnast Gabby "Flying Squirrel" Douglas stashed her gold medals, the desk chair where swimmer Michael Phelps sat tweeting about his

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Avoiding 3 common mistakes even savvy decorators make when choosing art

In the realm of interior design, the works of art you choose should frame your decor and go beyond matching the furniture, being "cool," or displaying status symbols. Consider

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The energy of paint

Paint is a fascinating material. On the physical level, paint is applied to a surface as a liquid. Through a chemical process the liquid becomes a solid, a thin

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Sacred space in the bedrooom

Do you want to spice up your sex life? Are you in a phase of exploring your sexuality? Or do you want to re-ignite the spark with that special

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Art that thinks outside the utility box

NEIGHBORWEBSJ - The landscape of San Jose, CA, like any metropolis, is dotted with power boxes that interrupt otherwise charming vistas of urban & suburban life. Art Box Project

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Bromo sapiens knuckle-bump real estate value of man caves

Home Sweet Superbowl The overlap in major league sports seasons every fall prompts bromo sapiens to flock to a year-end rite of passage -- hunkering down in

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On Father’s Day, retreat to a man cave

Home Sweet Superbowl Forget that breakfast-in-bed pampering Moms get on Mother's Day. Pops prefer primal hunkering down in spaces built for chest beating. To celebrate Father's Day, online real

Top 10 tips for staging a home

Provided your home-for-sale has the curb appeal to get potential buyers inside, keeping them inside for a further look requires a staging strategy that sticks the deal and

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Fire as art

Tomorrow's fireplace today is fire as art. Take the Xtreme. It's not enough to call Fireplace Xtrordinair's Xtreme a "fireplace." It just doesn't quite do it justice. The creation is

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Cultivating a green lifestyle at home

Think you really know how to go green at home? Sure, you've swapped out those incandescent bulbs with fluorescents. You have a new thermostat. You've stuffed your attic with

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