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Kitchen Design Ideas Video

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KLM Builders is a custom home builder with more than 25 years of experience in the industry.  They also transform homes through renovations. Together with the homeowners they created a more functional kitchen with increased storage space.   In this kitchen remodel they opened up the space by removing a wall and adding a large window.  This beautiful new kitchen now has wonderful features like under cabinet lighting, soft close doors and drawers, granite counters, an attractive back-splash and more.   

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Luxury Closets

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Today's luxury closets know no limits!   They are functional and keep your things protected and organized - and they do it with impeccable style!   Here are some beautiful closet designs:

Pros and Cons of an Above-Ground Pool

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What backyard isn't better with a swimming pool? The cost of an in-ground pool makes the dream impossible for many families, and even those who can afford it may be turned off by the hassle of such a major construction job. However, there is another option. An above-ground pool offers many benefits, affordability being the one most people probably think of first. Before making the investment, consider the pros and cons of an above-ground swimming pool.

Beautiful Bathroom Design Ideas

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Bathrooms are rooms in the home where we spend a good amount of time!  Washing up, relaxing and getting ready for our days.  What is the most important aspect in your bathroom design?  Perhaps it's a soaking tub where you can relax and unwind or a large shower with all the bells and whistles.  Here are some bathrooms with wonderful designs:  

How to Create a Sanctuary on Your Own Patio

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Your patio is your oasis: your getaway from the worries of your day and a place for you to truly relax. But if you don’t have it properly decorated, it could very well be stressing you out instead. Your outdoor living space is all about ambiance. From ground up, your patio decor should contribute to the calming, resort-like feel that you want and deserve.

3 Ways to Take Your Memorial Day Event from Cliche to Classy

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What do you think of when you hear the words Memorial Day? You probably picture enjoying some delicious barbecue amongst friends while surrounded by red, white, and blue. It's true; most Memorial Day gatherings are a bit cliche, involving ample American flags and the traditional offerings of hot dogs and hamburgers. But this year, why not put your own spin on things? Of course, you still want to pay proper respect to the fallen soldiers, but you can do so in a classy way while letting your creativity reign. Here's how:

Cool Pools

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Summer is almost here and it's gonna be hot!  What better place to cool down than your own backyard?  Pools can take your outdoor entertaining to the next level.  Pool party!  Let's take a look at some beautiful backyard pools!

Tips on Planting a Vegetable Garden

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Whether you have an acre of full sun real estate in your backyard or a deck with part sun exposure, you can plant a vegetable garden and enjoy playing an active role in your diet by growing your own food. While planting dates are dictated by where you live (and when your area is free of frost), the basic principles of starting a veggie garden are the same.

Home Office and Workstation Designs

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A home office is a necessity whether you work from home or just need a place to pay the bills and manage the home.  It can be anything from a little office nook in the kitchen to a separate luxury home office with all the bells and whistles.  It should be functional and still show your sense of style.  Here are some home offices to inspire you.  

3 Simple Steps to a Warm-Weather-Ready Patio

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If you are like most people, you probably don't look forward to spring-cleaning. But when the chore involves the use of a water hose, it suddenly becomes more entertaining. Sure, it's still work. But at least you can put on your swimsuit and recruit the kids to help. Here's a step-by-step guide to getting your patio ready for hours of enjoyable relaxation.

Gorgeous Great Rooms

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What defines a great room?  A great room is a large room in the home that combines the features and functions of a couple of rooms - living room, family room, dining room and/or a study.  It is usually located in the center of the home and has high ceilings.  Let's take a look at some of these big and beautiful rooms:

Sensational Seasonal Rooms

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Seasonal rooms can be anything from a covered patio to a fully enclosed sunroom. They are wonderfully versatile spaces.  Great for relaxing and reading - they can be furnished with comfortable couches or chaise lounges.   They are equally great as a space for entertaining - they can have a bar area and a table for dining.  The possibilities are endless.  Here are some lovely seasonal room designs:

Outdoor Living Inspiration

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Your outdoor living space is an extension of your home.  It's a place to entertain family and friends.  It's a place for solitude and relaxing.  It's a convenient place to escape from it all - even for just a few moments. Outdoor kitchens, water features, pools and fireplaces are some wonderful outdoor living features you may choose for your space. Here are some inspirational ideas for your outdoor living escape: 

Tips on Container Gardening

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The term is a modern one, making the practice sound trendy and new, but the first person who ever put a plant in a pot was a container gardener. Along with most flowers, many vegetables thrive in containers, making is easy for urban gardeners, and anyone who's unable to perform the physical chores of traditional gardening, to literally enjoy the fruits of their own labor.

Cottage Style Kitchens

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Cottage style has a very cozy, welcoming and comfortable feel.  Come in sit down, relax and have a cup of coffee!  

Spring Maintenance for Your Deck

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No matter what part of the country you live in, spring is the perfect time of year for annual deck-maintenance chores. Rain, snow, and fluctuating temperatures can create all types of damage, dangerous trip hazards and leave behind debris that discolors the wood and encourages decay. Decks made from composite materials may not require as much maintenance as wooden decks, but they should still be inspected for safety and be properly cleaned. Before you fire up the grill follow these steps to keep your deck safe, attractive and ready to enjoy all summer long.

Creating a Mother's Day Tea Party for Guests of All Ages

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Mother's Day is a tricky holiday to celebrate. If you are a mom, you want the day to be all about you, but you have other women in your life that deserve to be honored as well. So what is the best way to make sure all of the honorees of the holiday (your mom, mother in-law, friends, sister, etc.) feel special? Why not host a Mother's Day tea party? You can even have them bring their kids and husbands along so everyone can get in on the fun.

Secret Passageways to Hidden Rooms

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There is something so fun and mysterious about secret doors and hidden rooms!  They aren't just for scary movies and the wealthy.  People are creating their own secret spots to escape from the rest of the world for a while.  They are wonderful places for reading, daydreaming, relaxing or even extra storage.  A great and convenient place to get away from it all for a few stolen moments or even a whole afternoon.  Check out these passageways to hidden rooms: