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IDEA FILE MAY 2012

 
idea file

IDEA FILE MAY 2012

before + after: kitchen

A patient approach pays off with an inviting, light-filled space

before + after: bath

Craftsman style and modern function revive a forlorn bath

paint ideas

Create a wall pattern your eyes will see as oversize subway tile

Shopping

Cheery bistro sets

Photoshop redo

A Folk Victorian comes alive with three bold paint makeovers

the power of color

TOH's 15 handpicked paint hues will transform your home

hostas!

Use our guide to this many-splendored perennial to add lushness to your landscape

is your home due for a checkup?

A pro inspection now could uncover dangers that would cost you down the road

all about

Exterior paint

before + after: kitchen

A patient approach pays off with an inviting, light-filled space

before + after: bath

Craftsman style and modern function revive a forlorn bath

paint ideas

Create a wall pattern your eyes will see as oversize subway tile

Shopping

Cheery bistro sets

Photoshop redo

A Folk Victorian comes alive with three bold paint makeovers

the power of color

TOH's 15 handpicked paint hues will transform your home

hostas!

Use our guide to this many-splendored perennial to add lushness to your landscape

is your home due for a checkup?

A pro inspection now could uncover dangers that would cost you down the road

all about

Exterior paint

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TOH TV MAY 2012

 
TOH tv

TOH TV MAY 2012

a neglected Cape Cod gets a new lease on life

At the latest project house, a skillful makeover undoes past slights, maximizes space, and adds charm

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HOME SOLUTIONS MAY 2012

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HOW-TO PROJECTS MAY 2012

 
how-to projects

HOW-TO PROJECTS MAY 2012

salvage style

Turn vintage beams and stock pipe into a handsome dining table

landscaping

The quality of your garden photographs will blossom with this pro photographer's tips

weekend remodel

Hang a lantern from a lamppost you can build yourself

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ASK TOH MAY 2012

 
ask this old house

ASK TOH MAY 2012

Q + A

Learn about insulating concrete forms; keep planting-bed soil weed-free; drill cup-hinge holes with a Forstner bit; and more

step-by-step

Lay a stepping-stone path

Norm's tricks of the trade

Remove hinge screws

TOH tested

Cordless reciprocating saws

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IN EVERY ISSUE MAY 2012

 
in every issue

IN EVERY ISSUE MAY 2012

letter from This Old House

The shock of it all

save this old house

A historic farmstead within commuting distance of Atlanta

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