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JUNE 2013 IDEA FILE

 
idea file

JUNE 2013 IDEA FILE

Scroll down to find BONUS content for the articles in this issue
before + after: kitchen

Shifting a peninsula opens the way for more storage and prep space • BONUS: For more ideas on how to create a cozy open kitchen

Photoshop redo

With a new facade and the right accents, a boring bungalow gains the Craftsman feel its owners admire

37 easy ways to upgrade your outdoor rooms

DIY ideas designed to make alfresco spaces special

planter's punch

Thanks to a careful plan, familiar and unusual plants thrive in five flowing garden rooms

if these walls could talk

A pre–Revolutionary War house's journey to a stylish rebirth

Scroll down to find BONUS content for the articles in this issue
before + after: kitchen

Shifting a peninsula opens the way for more storage and prep space • BONUS: For more ideas on how to create a cozy open kitchen

Photoshop redo

With a new facade and the right accents, a boring bungalow gains the Craftsman feel its owners admire

37 easy ways to upgrade your outdoor rooms

DIY ideas designed to make alfresco spaces special

planter's punch

Thanks to a careful plan, familiar and unusual plants thrive in five flowing garden rooms

if these walls could talk

A pre–Revolutionary War house's journey to a stylish rebirth

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JUNE 2013 UPGRADES

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JUNE 2013 HOME SOLUTIONS

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JUNE 2013 HOW-TO PROJECTS

 
how-to projects

JUNE 2013 HOW-TO PROJECTS

budget redo

Paint-striped walls and a handy banquette help create a colorful, cozy breakfast nook–crafts corner

paint ideas

Enhance a favorite room feature by surrounding it with a unique stenciled motif • BONUS: Get the complete how-to for this project

landscaping

Learn how window-box gardens can beautify the view from outside—and inside—your house

weekend remodel

Serve up your grilling masterpieces with a cedar food cart on wheels • BONUS: Find the cut list and instructions for this project onlineBONUS: Watch a video of this project being built

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JUNE 2013 ASK TOH

 
ask this old house

JUNE 2013 ASK TOH

Q + A

Watering tips for a new lawn; don't smother your trees with mulch; restore a butcher-block table so that it's food-safe; and more

step-by-step

Install a skylight

TOH tested

Cordless 12-volt oscillating tools

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JUNE 2013 IN EVERY ISSUE

 
in every issue

JUNE 2013 IN EVERY ISSUE

reader mail

BONUS: Build a driveway marker
BONUS: Secret Garden

letter from This Old House

Black-thumb confessions

checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now
BONUS: Watch a how-to video with TOH general contractor Tom Silva

digital highlights
BONUS: Flip through thousands of entries in the 2013 Reader Remodel Contest
BONUS: Watch a video of how to paint kitchen cabinets
BONUS: Get TOH for your tablet
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