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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: How to Make the AMISH-STYLE QUILT On Our Cover

Page: 3

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How to Make the AMISH-STYLE QUILT On Our Cover

How is it possible to stitch a stunning quilt like the one on our cover in just five hours? The secret is to begin with a furniture movers blanket. Besides being durable and thrifty, it's prequilted-- a big timesaving bonus. And movers blankets are available at most art supply stores in a variety of sizes and colors.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: New Options for Adults Who Want to Learn

Pages: 23, 24, 28, 30, 32

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New Options for Adults Who Want to Learn

College isn't just for college kids anymore. Colleges and universities are working hard these days to develop courses for busy adults who can't always attend classes on campus.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: THE 1982 BH&G HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTEST YOU COULD WINE OUR TOP PRIZE $10,000.00

Pages: 34, 35

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THE 1982 BH&G HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTEST YOU COULD WINE OUR TOP PRIZE $10,000.00

Now's your chance to make that next remodeling effort really pay off. Simply fill out and return the entry blank on the opposite page, then get started on your project. In the meantime, we'll send you details on how to submit your final entry. When your project is finished, send us your official entry (see "HOW TO ENTER"). All projects

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: HOUSEPLANT IDEAS

Pages: 36, 37, 38, 39

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HOUSEPLANT IDEAS

Beat the winter doldrums by growing something out of the ordinary. The project you pick can be as exotic as a tabletop bog or as colorful as a saucer garden bursting with bright blooms.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: SUPER SIMPLE CRAFTS To Make in a Jiffy

Pages: 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 49, 54, 58, 63

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SUPER SIMPLE CRAFTS To Make in a Jiffy

Even if you've been dubbed "all thumbs," you still can enjoy the creative fun and satisfaction of crafts. All the items in our collection are so easy to make that you can count on getting show-off results every time.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: Step by Step to a Laminate Tub Enclosure

Page: 64

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Step by Step to a Laminate Tub Enclosure

Plastic laminate has long been used in kitchens, but now it's becoming popular in bathrooms, too. One ideal place to use it in your bath is around the tub. Laminate enclosures are easy to clean, require little maintenance, and are available in many colors.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: An Open Plan in Compact Space

Pages: 73, 74, 75, 76, 77

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An Open Plan in Compact Space

If creative financing has made it possible for you to build a new house, this flexible little budget-stretcher may be just what you're looking for.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: QUICK & EASY DECORATING

Pages: 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83

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QUICK & EASY DECORATING

Maybe you've been putting it off... doing something about the trusty old sofa that's showing its age, the worn wallpaper in the kids' room, or the wobbly card table you use for bill paying. With a little paint, fabric, wallpaper, and wood, you can wake up a lackluster room, make things more comfortable-- and banish the midwinter blahs. Here are some quick and easy ideas to get you started.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: WORKING AT HOME IN Style

Pages: 84, 85

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WORKING AT HOME IN Style

Even if your house has no space to spare, your home office need not be limited to a kitchen counter and some shoe-box storage. With a little planning, you can fit a convenient work surface plus storage into almost any area. For ideas, take a look at these four handsome work centers.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: High-Style Table Linens From Low-Cost Towels

Pages: 86, 87

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High-Style Table Linens From Low-Cost Towels

Chances are your linen closet holds stacks of special hand towels that you only place in the powder room when guests are coming. With a little ingenuity, you can transform some of your show-off towels into a variety of attractive linens. A few stitches here, a hand-painted decoration there, and you'll soon have an imaginative array of place mats, napkins, and runners. (If you don't have a supply of fancy towels on hand, you often can buy them for a song at tag sales.)

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: Bed Skirt How-To

Page: 113

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Bed Skirt How-To

The tie-on bed skirt pictured on page 82 goes together in a jiffy. Just follow these directions.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: Roman Shade How-To

Page: 114

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Roman Shade How-To

It's easy to make a handsome Roman shade, like the one pictured on page 82. Just measure your window carefully, then follow these step-by-step instructions.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: GUIDE TO AMERICAN B & Bs

Page: 116

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GUIDE TO AMERICAN B & Bs

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: BEST BLOOMING SHOW AROUND

Page: 116

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BEST BLOOMING SHOW AROUND

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: PRESIDENTIAL MUSEUM NUMBER 7

Page: 116

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PRESIDENTIAL MUSEUM NUMBER 7

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: SCANDINAVIAN SPECIALS

Page: 116

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SCANDINAVIAN SPECIALS

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: PHILLY'S BIRTHDAY FETE

Page: 116

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PHILLY'S BIRTHDAY FETE

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: BLACK HISTORY HAPPENINGS

Page: 116

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BLACK HISTORY HAPPENINGS

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: SHORT-NOTICE SAVINGS

Pages: 116, 119

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SHORT-NOTICE SAVINGS

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: LAKER'S NEW LOW-COST VACATIONS

Page: 119

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LAKER'S NEW LOW-COST VACATIONS

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: NEW HOT SPOT FOR SCHUSSERS

Page: 119

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NEW HOT SPOT FOR SCHUSSERS

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: ICELANDAIR EXPANDS SERVICE

Page: 119

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ICELANDAIR EXPANDS SERVICE

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: Gardener's log

Page: 120

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Gardener's log

Start a garden diary so you don't have to rely on your memory or on loose scribbled notes that are easily lost. Jot down in a calendar appointment book reminders on planting, spraying, blooming, harvesting, and other observations about your outdoor world.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: How to Order Material From the Magazine

Page: 124

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How to Order Material From the Magazine

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 126, 127, 128, 130, 131, 134, 135

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Shopping editor's choice

Discover the ease and pleasure of shopping by mail. Order from the convenience of your own home with complete confidence. If not delighted, each company will happily refund your money.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1982 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Page: 136

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The Man Next Door

Ken Floyd has come up with a surefire way to see that his son at college reads important messages from home. He writes them on the back of a check.

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