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How to Give Furniture a Vintage or Rustic Effect

Many homeowners use procedures to distress their furniture. When a furniture piece has a vintage look, it has more character. Although there are stores that sell vintage furniture...

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Step-by-Step Empty Nest Makeover

Having the home to yourself again is a chance to reexamine the space in which your family wrote its story, and decide how the next chapter will look. You can go sleek and modern, cozy and classic, or find a way to blend all your tastes under one roof. Better Homes and Gardens' resident designer Stephen Saint-Onge shows you how to look at your space with fresh eyes and team up with your mate to rejuvenate familiar ground. Which style will you choose?

Posted: 2/25/08