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Trend Report: Steampunk (Bonus Shopping Guide!!)

Trend Report: Steampunk (Bonus Shopping Guide!!)

House Beautiful’s January 2010 issue features a neat little piece Today’s 4 Big Design Forces; which are: The Glams, The Ruralists, The Accesorators and the subject of today’s post The New Victorians (aka The Steampunkians).  For those not familiar with steampunk, it was inspired by literature written during the beginning of the industrial revolution – […]

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Open House: Cheryl’s House (the Original Eco-Smart Home)

Open House: Cheryl’s House (the Original Eco-Smart Home)

Last week I wrote about touring the updated Museum of Science and Industry Smart Home, so I thought you might be interested in seeing the first “green” home (at least that’s my angle for this post).  Built in 1909, the person who constructed Cheryl’s Rogers Park Victorian salvaged the woodwork from the 1893 Columbia World […]

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