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Style at Home: Happiness is on the menu in this colorful kitchen

When Leslie walked through the long-neglected house that was to become her family's home, it was the kitchen that tugged at her heart the most. The house, originally scheduled for the wrecking ball, had stood empty for years and was in bad shape by the time Leslie and her husband, Dan, discovered it. As they walked through the house, Leslie flipped when she saw the open-concept kitchen. She could picture it filled with light and color, and all the energy and joy of her family of six.

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Pitfalls to avoid in a kitchen remodel

Before you start a kitchen remodel, unlearn what you think you know. The path is littered with potential pitfalls, and you need to keep a sharp eye out for where things can go wrong. Here are a few of the biggest and most common errors homeowners run into:

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Design Recipes: How to use winter white for a bright, minimalist look

White has long been viewed as a formal color, typically reserved for seldom-used living and sitting rooms. These days, those looking for a light, bright and minimalist look are choosing winter white. Unlike stark, bright white, winter white has cream and taupe properties that can serve as the ideal foundation color for a neutral color palette.

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A family’s ‘cabin’ nestles into its surroundings to create a relaxed and recreational state of mind

Things start to feel a little different as you meander your way toward Canyon River Ranch. Nature's scenic color wheel clicks into muted earthtones. The topography bulks up into muscly ridges of ancient rock, desert-dry slopes rising and falling at random angles. The full-sky sun is more powerful than that heavyweight locomotive lumbering alongside the Yakima River, and – ohmygosh; what is that strange sensation between your shoulders and your neck? Is that ... relaxation?