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    Stenciled designs and scenic murals were popular from around 1790 to 1850.


      The array of built-in furniture that graced early 20th-century homes makes them eminently more livable—and charming.


        Recycle an old globe by transforming it into kitchen task lighting.


          Stylish details don’t have to stop at the front door of your house. Give your roof some decorative attention with well-placed brackets.


          A Stone Greek Revival in Ohio

          Thumbnail image for A Stone Greek Revival in Ohio This unusual house is a vernacular variation of New England Greek Revival style.
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          Tested: Oscillating Multi-Tools

          Thumbnail image for Tested: Oscillating Multi-Tools We put 5 corded multi-tools to the test to find out which are the most versatile.
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          Oscillating Multi-Tool Accessory Guide

          Thumbnail image for Oscillating Multi-Tool Accessory Guide Multi-tools are only versatile if you have the right accessories. Here are some of the most common ones you’ll see—and why you might need them.
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          A Timeline of Lighting History

          Thumbnail image for A Timeline of Lighting History Learn more about what influenced lighting designs between 1865 and 1970 with this illustrated timeline.
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          How To Add a Built-In China Cabinet

          Thumbnail image for How To Add a Built-In China Cabinet Cabinetmaker Nancy Hiller shares how she created a period-perfect china cabinet to occupy an awkward space in a Queen Anne dining room.
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          100 Years of Lighting Designs

          Thumbnail image for 100 Years of Lighting Designs A look at how lighting fixtures changed over the course of a century.
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