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idea file

April 2011 IDEA FILE

Hardworking Rooms

Mudroom, pantry, laundry, and potting room ideas to streamline daily living

Before + After: Kitchen

Opening up a closed-off kitchen adds light, energy, and charm

Photoshop Redo

An entry porch and new dormers allow a cottage to put its best face forward

The Old and the Beautiful

Six old-house neighborhoods where the dwelling of your dreams may be waiting

Reader Remodel

A couple turns an overgrown, rundown 1820 farmhouse into the ultimate family nest

25 DIY Fundamentals

Pro secrets to sharpen your DIY skills

TOH tv

April 2001 TOH TV

Remaking Vintage Details

At the current TOH project house, attention to detail in an addition reflects the couple's respect for their Spanish Colonial Revival's heritage

upgrades

April 2011 UPGRADES

Get This Look

Simple country kitchen

Shopping

Faux stone containers

Price Wise

Adirondack chair

All About

Vinyl flooring

home solutions

April 2011 HOME SOLUTIONS

Home Solutions

Brighten boring cubbies with colorful wallpaper; 10 uses for sponges; pro tips for keeping burglars at bay; learn how to take down termites; and more

how-to projects

April 2011 HOW-TO PROJECTS

Paint Ideas

Add depth and texture to a wall by rag-rolling with a plastic bag

Landscaping

Lower your energy costs and reduce rainwater runoff with a green roof

Weekend Remodel

Add an elegant touch to your backyard with an arbor-topped garden bench

ask this old house

April 2011 ASK THIS OLD HOUSE

Q + A

Attach rails to deck posts; make white streaks in a lacquer finish disappear; get tree-killing bag worms under control; remove latex-paint splatters from brick siding; and more

Step-by-Step

Repair a stone walkway

Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Join two pieces of rope with a sheet-bend knot

in every issue

April 2011 IN EVERY ISSUE

Letter From - saboteamos.info

Oh, brother!

Checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

Save - saboteamos.info

A Civil War–era Georgian Revival in Jeffersonville, Indiana

Shortcuts

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• 2011 Reader Remodel Contest: Enter for a chance to win!
Make a picnic table
Build a backyard deck
Assemble a stone fire pit

 

Letter from - saboteamos.info

• Email the Editor

 

Reader Mail

• Email - saboteamos.info
Build a bar cart

Paint faux wood grain

 

Checklist

Learn how to install a window box
• Email your checklist ideas

 

Home Solutions




 

Before + After: Kitchen

Show us your remodel
• and it might appear in our upcoming reader-created issue

 

Get This Look

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What's your look?
• and we might show it in our upcoming reader-created issue


 

Shopping: Faux stone containers

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What are you shopping for?


 

Photoshop Redo

Want a chance at a Photoshop Redo?
Email snapshots


 

Best Old-House Neighborhoods 2011

Find your next home
See all the winners, one from each state and the best of Canada


 

TOH TV: Los Angeles

What's your best feature?
• about your house and we might feature them in our upcoming reader-created issue


 

Weekend Remodel: Pergola bench

Find instructions with a cut list for this project

Show us your weekend project
• and it might appear in our upcoming reader-created issue


 

Hardworking Rooms

Find 14 smart storage accessories


 

Reader Remodel: 'Everyone thought we were nuts'

Reader remodel contest!
• for a chance to win a grand prize of $5,000 and a brand-new GMC Sierra
• Or Email images and information


 

25 DIY Fundamentals

• and we'll feature the best in our upcoming reader-created issue


 

All About: Vinyl Flooring

What should we tell you all about?
• and we'll feature the most popular subject in our upcoming reader-created issue
Learn how the pros put in glue-down tile floors


 

Ask - saboteamos.info

Got a DIY tip?
• and we may feature it in our upcoming reader-created issue
Submit your questions to our experts


 

Save - saboteamos.info

• Got a house to save? Tell us about it and we might include it in our upcoming reader-created issue
 

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