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MAY 2014

 
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MAY 2014

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MAY 2014 IDEA FILE

 
idea file

MAY 2014 IDEA FILE

before + after: kitchen

An 1870s cottage cook space gets a bright, cheery refresher

before + after: bath

Dreary becomes dreamy thanks to handsome new finishes and classic details

problem-solvers and cool finds

Must-have new products for kitchen and bath

hidden beauty

A couple sees past overgrown shrubs, filthy carpets, and scary wiring to turn a down-at-heels home into a stunner

DIY lessons from Mom

When it comes to sourcing home-improvement advice, Mom's the word

25 creative kitchen upgrades

Smart ways to add some oomph without breaking the bank • BONUS: Learn how to tape off and paint a checkerboard floor
BONUS: Custom build an upholstered headboard

19 budget-friendly bath ideas

Create charm on the cheap with these inspiring enhancement tips

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MAY 2014 HOME SOLUTIONS

 
home solutions

MAY 2014 HOME SOLUTIONS

home solutions

Turn wine crates into charming wall storage; 10 uses for leftover lattice; gadgets you'll need when the power punks out; hop inside a dust bunny; budget-friendly built-ins; and more • BONUS: Find more smart uses for leftovers

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MAY 2014 TOH TV

 
TOH tv

MAY 2014 TOH TV

perfect fit for a family

At the current project house, a space-expanding redo preserves an Italianate's period personality while giving the owners the roominess they need

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MAY 2014 UPGRADES

 
upgrades

MAY 2014 UPGRADES

build it or buy it

Folding serving tray • BONUS: Find a cut list
BONUS: Find materials list and instructions

all about

Pro-style ranges • BONUS: Find a calculator for sizing a hood to your range

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MAY 2014 HOW-TO PROJECTS

 
how-to projects

MAY 2014 HOW-TO PROJECTS

paint ideas

Six simpatico colors in a checkerboard design spice up a bland kitchen

weekend remodel

Stow your garden gold in a handsome compost bench • BONUS: Find a cut list and dimensional drawings
BONUS: Watch a video of this project

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MAY 2014 ASK THIS OLD HOUSE

 
ask this old house

MAY 2014 ASK THIS OLD HOUSE

Q + A

Don't let rocks crush your veggie-garden dreams; cure for crumbling exterior bricks; crown molding for a saggy ceiling; and more • BONUS: Building a raised bed

Norm's tricks of the trade

Create clean countersinks for screwheads

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MAY 2014 IN EVERY ISSUE

 
in every issue

MAY 2014 IN EVERY ISSUE

Letter from This Old House

We've done the math for you

reader mail

Find the Photoshop Redo articles • BONUS: Pergola ranch facade
BONUS: Sears catalog house

digital highlights

BONUS VIDEO: How to clean and restain a deck
save this old house

A FREE tobacco baron's farmhouse in North Carolina

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