DESIGN

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Bottoms Up! | Creating a Home Bar

The bar is a crucial element to pulling off home entertaining and can make your house the coolest one on the lake. Whether you are having a big bash with ...
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Creative Closets | Maximizing Spare Space

Closet space is always scarce. No matter how much you think you have, you can always use more—especially at the lake, where beach towels and guest linens can take up ...
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Docks That Rock | Blending Function and Fun

When viewers watch couples choosing between properties on HGTV’s “Lakefront Home Search” series, the docks that accompany those homes are often little more than seasonal narrow metal catwalks suitable for ...
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Pillow Talk | The Art of the Throw Pillow

All hail the versatile throw pillow! These small decorative items that adorn the corners of couches, the top of bedspreads, and the Adirondacks down on the dock are the workhorses ...
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Sort It Out! | Designing an Efficient Laundry System

No matter where you live, laundry seems to pile up quickly. But at the lake, without a well-designed laundry system, it can become an untamed beast. Friends, family and visitors ...
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Enjoy the View | Window & Door Options Offer New Outlooks

Windows and doors are vital to any home, but at the lake, the views can be showstopping. We all want to capture the best view possible. This means keeping our ...
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Natural Surroundings | Bring Organic Touches to Your Interiors

Growing up, my dad and I spent every available moment at my uncle’s lake cabin. From nearly anywhere in the house you could look east and catch a glimmer of ...
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Ready, Set, Remodel! Add Beauty and Value to your Home with a Bathroom Renovation

A spa-like oasis. Tranquil retreat. Your own private getaway. These are phrases that often come to mind when pondering a dream bathroom. But if your bathroom reality conjures descriptions such ...
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