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Historic Mining Town Perfect Home for Rustic Industrial Neighborhood

Back in the late 1800s, Creede, Colorado, was a booming mining town with mercantiles, saloons, gambling joints, and boarding houses filled with thousands of prospectors seeking their fortunes. Fast forward 120 years and the town has quieted down a bit from the frenetic atmosphere of the Gold Rush. Today, residents number in the hundreds, not thousands, and enjoy the town’s rich history with mining tours, a museum, and plenty of outdoor activities in the picturesque San Juan mountains.

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Handcrafted Lighting Creates Warm, Inviting Look for Log Home Renovation

Chelsey and her husband were thrilled to purchase and move into the family home located on a ranch in Nanton, Alberta, Canada. Built by Chelsey’s father-in-law more than 40 years ago, the log home had undergone a renovation, but the couple still had work to do.

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Handcrafted Lighting Brings Fresh Feel to Florida Beach Home

The old Florida bungalow had been in the family for generations. Located in Bradenton Beach on the Gulf Coast, the home suffered from decades of hurricanes and salt air exposure. Architect Jody Beck, of Traction Architecture, was called in to help save the home but the damage was too extensive.

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Colorful Lighting Choices Add Personality to Renovated Barn Home

When we started our tour of Brooke’s Vermont home three weeks ago, we were smitten with her renovation efforts that brought color and updated style to the converted barn. If you missed that post, be sure to check it out here.

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Swing Arm Sconces Put the FUN in Functional Wall Lighting

The guest room is often the ugly stepchild in home design. Why spend a lot of time, effort, and money making a room stylish and beautiful when it sits unused much of the time?

Our friends Barry and Jordan, aka the Brownstone Boys, beg to differ. When they decided to renovate the guest bedroom in their 130-year-old Brooklyn brownstone, they went all out to make it one of the prettiest rooms in the house.

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