October Resources

Spooky treats and scary good before and after's are what you'll find in the October issue. After flipping through these pages, you'll be ready to host All Hallows' Eve and prepare for your next major home makeover.

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Obsessed with Trim and Tassels

We're not embellishing the facts: Tassels, pom-poms, and fringe make almost everything they touch chic. From your earlobes to your toes, your windows to your floors, these flourishes provide pops of color, texture, and bohemian flair.

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Gourd Greens

Who says earth tones have to be brown? Plucked from the soil, the greens of a fall harvest become a neutral in their own right. Use one as a base color, and then look to the garden for accents, like the yellows and oranges you'd find on ripening squash.

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Making A Proper Bed

Beds in catalogs always look effortlessly stylish. The secret is a mix of layers, patterns, and pillows. Get them right and transform your entire bedroom.

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Thanks, Bro

Pitching in on his brother's new kitchen gave interior designer and author Nate Berkus the chance to test the appliances that bear his mark.

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Punch List

The latest in home improvements: tile that breaks out of the box, vinyl flooring with modern art style, and a better way to hang a towel bar.

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Home Sweet Home

One imaginative blogger and a crew of volunteers rolled up their sleeves and opened their hearts to give a Long Island family a happy home makeover.

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Thrill Of the Art Hunt

Your walls are bare, and the art world is big. Let a few intrepid art-lovers guide your search, introduce you to new sources and artists, and narrow down timeless but on-trend looks. All that's left for you to do is collect, hang, and enjoy.

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Big Little Baths

Three bathroom designs to give your home a fresh, new look and feel.

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Color Crescendo

Hollister House Garden is located at 300 Nettleton Hollow Road, Washington, CT 06793 and is open to the public from May to September. Group visits are welcome by appointment. Please contact by email: office@hollisterhousegarden.org or by telephone: 860-868-2200.

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I Did It!

Four kids, two computers, and a caboodle of art supplies call for a decked-out homework station where everything—and everyone—has a spot.

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Rustic Revisited

Where to start with a gut renovation on a three-month timeline? Take cues from the world outside and bring in natural materials, colors, and textures.

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Natural Wonders

In a modern take on the cabinet of curiosities, some of the houseplant world's weirdest specimens come together in displays that trick the eye and delight the senses.

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Throwback: 1961 Midcentury Modern

Epitomized by clean lines and a focus on function, this iconic style will always be in season.

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