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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article:

Pages: 6, 11, 12, 16

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"MONEY IS TO ENJOY"

A husband we know made a good point the other day. For years, he said, he and his wife believed they had only one problem with money: not enough of it. Money management for them was a grim and painful business. They scrimped and scraped and argued about what to buy. what to do without, which bills to pay first. Their spending gave them no pleasure. Instead, the mere mention of money started quarrels. Then one day, this husband told us, they realized their error. Both had stubbornly overlooked a very basic and beautiful fact of life:

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT IN A BUILDER'S HOUSE TODAY

Pages: 20, 99

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WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT IN A BUILDER'S HOUSE TODAY

If you haven't been model home shopping for a year or two, you're in for a big surprise. The take-it-or-leave-it days are gone from the builder-home scene. Now when you walk through a model home, you can expect-- and get-- a choice in almost any feature you see.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: This basement storage idea

Page: 22

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This basement storage idea

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Child-size closet, display board, and desk

Page: 27

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Child-size closet, display board, and desk

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Install sound-deadening ceiling tile

Page: 28

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Install sound-deadening ceiling tile

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Install new lighting to update your bathroom

Page: 30

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Install new lighting to update your bathroom

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Solve a difficult kitchen storage problem

Page: 33

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Solve a difficult kitchen storage problem

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Open up a closet

Page: 34

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Open up a closet

Step 1 Widen the closet door opening and extend it to the ceiling. Remove the wall board or plaster and cut away the framing members. By careful work, you can avoid damaging the plaster or wall board at the sides of the opening. This way you won't have to do any patching after you install the new 2x4 framing.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Make this beautiful hanging lamp

Page: 36

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Make this beautiful hanging lamp

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Wall-to-Wall Carpeting in the Bathroom

Page: 38

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Wall-to-Wall Carpeting in the Bathroom

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Give a Small Room Large-Scale Glamour

Page: 42

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Give a Small Room Large-Scale Glamour

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Reviving tired furniture

Page: 43

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Reviving tired furniture

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Buit-in Bookcase Wall

Page: 44

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Buit-in Bookcase Wall

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: How to make room for a desk in a dinky bedroom? Here's the easy way

Page: 45

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How to make room for a desk in a dinky bedroom? Here's the easy way

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Personalized Shades For Your Kitchen

Page: 46

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Personalized Shades For Your Kitchen

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Start a new color scheme

Page: 47

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Start a new color scheme

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: A Stone Retaining Wall

Page: 48

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A Stone Retaining Wall

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Headboard that Matches the Bedspread

Page: 49

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Headboard that Matches the Bedspread

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Counters Topped With Vinyl

Page: 50

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Counters Topped With Vinyl

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Don't throw away that old divider unit-- hang it on the wall and create a whole new effect

Page: 50

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Don't throw away that old divider unit-- hang it on the wall and create a whole new effect

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Use Wood Rounds to Build a Terrace Gardening where You Live!

Page: 51

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Use Wood Rounds to Build a Terrace Gardening where You Live!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Create the ultimate in glamour with a valance and

Page: 52

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Create the ultimate in glamour with a valance and "beams"

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Put an accent in your floor

Page: 53

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Put an accent in your floor

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Add a touch of gold to a room-- at the price of paper

Page: 54

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Add a touch of gold to a room-- at the price of paper

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Enclose laundry area with louvered doors for a handsome, tailored look

Page: 54

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Enclose laundry area with louvered doors for a handsome, tailored look

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Lavish a room with fabric

Page: 55

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Lavish a room with fabric

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Wall of Places for Everything

Page: 56

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Wall of Places for Everything

Step 1 Do all the planning for a wall like this before you buy even one piece of material. Decide which sections you want where; then divide the space you have among them. You can easily adjust the width of any section to fit exactly.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: ... this idea to design yourself a colorful, differenft kind of fence--... build it in these six easy steps

Page: 57

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... this idea to design yourself a colorful, differenft kind of fence--... build it in these six easy steps

Step 1 (not shown) Lay out fence line and ... a length of 48-inch screen to fit-- ... or fiberglass screen works best. ... save trimming, build the 2x4 framing ... around this 48-inch dimension Step 2 Mark off and dig holes for the ... redwood uprights (you can rent an ...).

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: HOW TO KEEP THE VALUE OF OUR CAR HIGH!

Pages: 58, 59

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HOW TO KEEP THE VALUE OF OUR CAR HIGH!

At a recent Chicago auction, three identical hardtops with about the same mileage show a price spread of $335. At a Virginia auction, the best-kept of four low-priced sedans of the same make and year brought $325, or 60 per cent, more than the poorest. Car dealers pay higher prices for cars that start easily, run well, and obviously show good care.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: MORE THAN 100 BAZAAR BESTSELLERS!

Pages: 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 99

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MORE THAN 100 BAZAAR BESTSELLERS!

Much of the fun and challenge of a successful bazaar is in the selecting and making of the items. Every one should be easy, appropriate as a gift, and big on eye appeal. And, every one should sell like hot cakes!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: THERE'S SO MUCH HOUSE HERE ON ONE FLOOR

Pages: 66, 67

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THERE'S SO MUCH HOUSE HERE ON ONE FLOOR

And it's not a costly, rambling plan, either. There are 1,605 square feet within over-all measurements of 41x59 feet. This is a comfortable-looking house, too. From the front, it has a low, clean-cut look: a gently pitched roof sweeping full across; tall, solid shutters beside the door and windows to give a sense of permanence and dignity; board-and-batten siding that's as rugged as it looks; and finally, a warm mix ture of colors to welcome you inside.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: A REMARKABLE SPLIT-ENTRY HOUSE

Pages: 68, 69

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A REMARKABLE SPLIT-ENTRY HOUSE

What makes this split-entry so good? First of all, it does exactly what you'd expect: it gives you a big, dramatic entry (right) that leads you easily upstairs or down. It's almost like being able to enter a standard two-story halfway up ... side of the house. Not only that, this split-entry is set high enough in the ground so its lower level has plenty of window space (opposite, top)-- this means you'll be getting two all floors of above-ground comfort.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: IT'S NEWS TO ME!

Pages: 82, 83

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IT'S NEWS TO ME!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: Will a neighborhood nursery school work?

Page: 88

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Will a neighborhood nursery school work?

Ten mothers in Allentown, Pennsylvania, asked that question-- and they soon found out the answer is yes. They located an available church basement and took turns as teachers, without salary. Sessions lasting 2½ hours were held three mornings a week from October through May.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: HOW TO GET PLANS

Page: 90

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HOW TO GET PLANS

You can order plans for either of the two houses you've seen in this issue. The complete package includes working drawings, a list of materials to help estimate costs, an outline of specifications for workmanship and materials, and points for you to include in your builder-owner agreement.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: How to work with a decorator

Page: 91

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How to work with a decorator

Redecorating a room? Planning a new home? Or searching for a new look for an old home? Whatever situation sends you to a decorator, you can save much of his and your valuable time if you keep several important points in mind.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: TIPS ON TOUGH WASH JOBS

Page: 93

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TIPS ON TOUGH WASH JOBS

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: HOW TO ARRANGE FOR BIG ENTERTAINMENT

Pages: 94, 96

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HOW TO ARRANGE FOR BIG ENTERTAINMENT

A home entertainment center is a large piece of furniture, but it's also a space saver because it combines television, stereo, and AM/FM radios. When arranging one of these units, carefully plan traffic lanes, conversational groupings, and the most effective use of the set.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: PLANNING A SUCCESSFUL BAZAAR

Pages: 98, 99

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PLANNING A SUCCESSFUL BAZAAR

The decision is made, You're going to hold a bazaar, so let's get organized-- and there's the secret: Good organization.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: SHOPPING BY MAIL WITH BETTER HOMES & GARDENS

Pages: 100, 101

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SHOPPING BY MAIL WITH BETTER HOMES & GARDENS

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1963 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 102

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

My family always looks forward to the first hearth fire of the autumn. Personally, I prefer the second one, after I have remembered to open the flue.

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