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Video Overview on Cabinet Types and Styles

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Kim Meier, President of KLM Kitchens, Baths & Floors, gives us a brief overview on various cabinet styles in the video below:





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Modern Farmhouse Style

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Farmhouse style is very popular these days.  It has such a charming and welcoming appeal.   Think white homes with front porches that beckon you to come to sit and visit a while.  Inside the style is simple with comfortable furnishings and heirloom pieces.  Some great elements of this design include shiplap walls, warm wood tones, farmhouse sinks, beadboard, sliding barn doors, lantern style or rustic light fixtures and more.  We've found some great examples of this trending style.  Sit back and enjoy!

Home Tour Vlog 32 - Luxury Townhomes at Easton Station in Buffalo Grove

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Easton Station by David Weekley is a private enclave with only 15 homes located in Buffalo Grove.  These luxury 2 and 3 story townhomes feature 2,000 to 2,500 square feet of living space, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and maintenance-free living.



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Foodie Friday: Pasta Recipes

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Sometimes you just crave a good pasta dish!  When you have to have it, nothing else will do. There is something so deliciously comforting about pasta.  We've found some great pasta recipes to warm you up this winter.  Enjoy!

Video Tour of the Bennett House - A Modern Home in Geneva, IL by Airhart Construction

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This modern designed home in Geneva by Airhart Construction is a stunner!  It features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and more than 2,600 square feet of living space.   This home also offers clean lines, simple proportions, an open layout, abundant natural light and scenic river views.  Enjoy the video tour below:


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Home Tip Tuesday: Video Overview on Cabinet Wood Types

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Kim Meier, President of KLM Kitchens, Baths & Floors, gives us a brief overview on cabinet wood types and finishes in the video below:



For more information on KLM Kitchens, Baths & Floors visit their website.

For home tours, home tips and more visit homechanneltv.com.

Beach House Inspiration

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Wanna getaway?  Winter can be a long and unforgiving season for some. Short days and less sunshine are a tough combination.   What better way to escape those winter blues than with some beach house inspiration?  Won't you join us?

Foodie Friday: Chicken Recipes

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What's for dinner?  Some days that's a tough question to answer.  Chicken is a popular entree item, but are you tired of your usual recipes?  Well, we've found some great chicken recipes to switch things up a bit.  Try them out and see what you think!  Enjoy!

Video Tour of the Martinwood Plan by David Weekley in Glenview, Illinois

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Welcome to the Martinwood Plan at the Enclave At The Grove by David Weekley Homes! This lovely plan features 3 - 5 bedrooms, 3 - 5 full baths, 2 half baths, a 2 car garage and ranges in square footage from 3237 - 3265. 



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Enclave at the Grove is located in Glenview, Illinois.  It is surrounded by an abundance of beautiful parks and greenbelts.  It features low-maintenance living from a trusted builder with four decades of experience.

Home Tip Tuesday: Tips for Safe Snow and Ice Removal

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Keeping walkways snow- and ice-free in the winter is no one’s idea of a good time, but neither is slipping and falling every time you leave the house. It’s not a job that can be ignored, but you can make snow removal safer and easier with a little know how.

Fireplace Design Inspiration

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Fireplaces are beautiful focal points in rooms.  Not only are the fireplaces themselves attractive, but it is fun to decorate the mantels with seasonal objects.  Best of all, nothing adds warmth and ambiance to a room like the glow of a fire in the fireplace.  We've found some incredible fireplaces to share with you.  Which one is your favorite?

Home Tour Vlog 31 - Contemporary Designed Home in Geneva, IL

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Welcome to the Bennet House by Airhart Construction.  This modern home is located in the desirable town of Geneva, Illinois.  It features a contemporary design with 4 levels, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage, open plan, full basement and elegant finishes all throughout!


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Foodie Friday: Casserole Recipes

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Casseroles are a staple during the cold winter months. Who doesn't love a good casserole?!  We've found some delicious casserole dishes for you to add to your rotation. Add a simple side salad and dinner is served!  So invite the family over and enjoy!

Video Home Tour of the Danbrooke Plan from David Weekley Homes

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The Danbrooke Plan by David Weekley Homes offers more than 3.600 square feet of living space with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a 3-car garage and full basement.  Attention to detail and beautiful finishes abound.  Enjoy the video tour below: 


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Home Tip Tuesday: What are the Benefits of Adding Plants to the Home?

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Houseplants can beautify a room, but they also do much more! Adding green plants to your home boosts your mood and health. Learn the benefits of adding plants in the home, including which plants offer the most health benefits. 

The Benefits of Adding Plants in the Home 
Plants can alter the appearance of a room and complement existing decor. Many people particularly like having house plants around during winter, as the pop of green can be refreshing.

Cabin Designs

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Cabins are wonderful retreats - or for the lucky few a full time residence.  Rustic homes are so welcoming. Simply being surrounded by nature invites relaxation and melts the stress away.  We've found some picturesque cabins we wanted to share with you.  Enjoy!

Home Tour Vlog 30 - The Cottage Homes at Heritage Harbor

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Thanks for joining us for Vlog 30!  Today we are doing an overview of all the various types of cottage homes available at the vacation home community of Heritage Harbor.  This resort community is located about 90 miles southwest of Chicago in the charming town of Ottawa, Illinois.  Check out the many home options available in the video below: 




Foodie Friday: Soup Recipes

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Now that the holidays are over, that winter chill really takes hold.  Do you know what that means?  It's time for some soup!  Soups are perfect to serve for lunch or dinner and are a great way to sneak in some vegetables.  We have found some great soup recipes to warm you up from head to toe!  Enjoy!

Video Tour of the Moonsgate Model at the Reserve of Barrington by David Weekley Homes

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Welcome to the Moonsgate model at the Reserve of Barrington!   This David Weekley home features just over 2800 square feet of living space, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a 3 car garage and beautiful finishes througout.  Enjoy the video tour below:


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Home Tip Tuesday: 3 Steps to a Healthier Home

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Organization and healthy living go hand-in-hand. After all, have you ever met a healthy person whose life or home was in chaos? This year you can bring together two major goals—being more organized and improving your health—to create a happier more serene life. It’s not as difficult as it sounds. With just a few small changes you’ll soon be enjoying the benefits of a healthier and better organized home.

Pretty Pantry Designs

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Welcome to 2017!  Was getting organized on your list of resolutions?  It is a popular resolution!  When things in your home are organized you just feel better and things seem to run more smoothly.  We have found some incredible pantries that make getting organized a breeze!  These beauties will give you the inspiration you need to get organized!  Enjoy!