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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: EDITOR AT LARGE

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EDITOR AT LARGE

Who doesn't love a good hardware store? I certainly do, especially this time of year. What makes a hardware store so attractive in the middle of summer, you might ask? Well, the store usually is air-conditioned, for one thing. On a Saturday afternoon, when I've been working around the yard or in my un-air-conditioned shop all day, it's a real relief to escape to the cool aisles of my local hardware store for some gewgaw or gimcrack.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: INSTANT DECORATING!

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INSTANT DECORATING!

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: STUDY AT HOME

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STUDY AT HOME

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: THE LESS-IS-MORE PAPER TOWEL

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THE LESS-IS-MORE PAPER TOWEL

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: DO-IT-YOURSELF UP

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DO-IT-YOURSELF UP

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: A HELPING PAW FOR THE ASKING

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A HELPING PAW FOR THE ASKING

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: BRAND NAMES AND BRIGHT PACKAGES

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BRAND NAMES AND BRIGHT PACKAGES

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COOKS

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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COOKS

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: LESS SPRAY, FEWER PESTS

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LESS SPRAY, FEWER PESTS

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: PLUMBING HOTLINE

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PLUMBING HOTLINE

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: EXERCISE/DIET CONNECTION

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EXERCISE/DIET CONNECTION

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: 7 PRIZEWINNING HOUSES New Trends, New Styles, New Ideas

Pages: 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41

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7 PRIZEWINNING HOUSES New Trends, New Styles, New Ideas

Simply spectacular, these seven prize winning houses are setting the standard for new homes across the country. Winners in a nationwide contest for home builders sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders, Professional Builder magazine, and Better Homes and Gardens, these houses showcase the best in new housing today.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: ADOPT A HORSE

Page: 42

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ADOPT A HORSE

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: Pet Sitters

Page: 42

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Pet Sitters

When you leave town and your pet stays home, you have two choices: putting your pet in a kennel or asking a friend or relative to watch it. Wrong! Now there's a new option: pet sitters, professionals who care for your pet in your home.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: PROBLEM-SOLVING STORAGE PROJECT Build Bins For Kids' Stuff

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PROBLEM-SOLVING STORAGE PROJECT Build Bins For Kids' Stuff

A clever idea can go a long way toward making your home more livable. Consider this ingenious storage project, for example: it simultaneously helps you put wasted space to good use, organize clutter, and decorate an otherwise plain area of your home.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: Fresh Fix-Ups For Summer Furniture

Page: 50

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Fresh Fix-Ups For Summer Furniture

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: TIPS, TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Pages: 52, 54, 55

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TIPS, TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

You enjoy repairing such small appliances as irons and toasters, but sometimes you lose parts or get them mixed up before you are ready to start putting the appliance back together.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: STEP LIGHTLY

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STEP LIGHTLY

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: CONVERTIBLE TABLE

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CONVERTIBLE TABLE

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: GLASS CUTTING

Page: 56

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GLASS CUTTING

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: CONCRETE REPAIR

Page: 59

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CONCRETE REPAIR

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: PROTECTIVE MASK

Page: 59

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PROTECTIVE MASK

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: HANG IT UP

Page: 59

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HANG IT UP

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: Stowaway Countertop

Page: 62

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Stowaway Countertop

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: Cutting Cord Clutter

Page: 63

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Cutting Cord Clutter

With the wonders of our electronic age come unsightly cords that pile up behind home computers, VCRs, and stereo systems. Besides being an eyesore and cleaning nuisance, a thick tangle of cords makes it difficult to troubleshoot equipment failures.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: ORIENTAL-STYLE BENCH SAFE SPOT FOR PLANTS

Page: 67

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ORIENTAL-STYLE BENCH SAFE SPOT FOR PLANTS

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: SLEEK GARDEN BENCH SUPER FOR SUNNING

Page: 70

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SLEEK GARDEN BENCH SUPER FOR SUNNING

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: INSTANT DECORATING

Pages: 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 131

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INSTANT DECORATING

Even if you can't thread a needle or handle a screwdriver, you can whip together your own window treatments, create custom furnishings, and give your home one-of-a-kind style. And you can do it now. Our instant-results projects make decorating fast-- and fun!

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: DRESS UP YOUR YARD

Pages: 82, 83, 84, 85

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DRESS UP YOUR YARD

Inexpensive and versatile, lattice panels go to new heights-- and lengths-- dressing up landscapes. You can use single panels to make a quick and easy trellis, privacy screen, or yard divider. For bigger jobs like fences, arbors, and shade structures, link the panels. Any one of the four nifty lattice projects featured here will look great in your yard, too.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: Create A Fantasy Room of Animal Friends

Pages: 86, 87, 120, 121, 122

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Create A Fantasy Room of Animal Friends

Fresh from our painted and quilted animal comforter (right) for you to craft are such kid-pleasing designs as a wood-applique rooster, a Cheshire-cat lamp, a floppy-eared bunny table, a moose hat rack, and a hooked cow rug.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: MAKE YOUR BATH STORE MORE

Pages: 88, 89

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MAKE YOUR BATH STORE MORE

Bathroom clutter multiplies behind your back, but it's easy to corral. Just build yourself some simple storage units that make a lazy wall work harder. For a coordinated look, create a matched set like the vanity and wall cabinet in this bath, then tie the whole scheme together with open shelving, decorative trim, and a big mirror.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: REVAMP YOUR KITCHEN

Pages: 90, 91, 92, 93

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REVAMP YOUR KITCHEN

You don't have to withdraw your life savings to get the new kitchen you've always wanted; cash in on your own creativity instead. Chances are, your kitchen is just dog-eared, not done for, and a clever surface redo will bring it back to life.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: GEAR UP FOR SUMMER MEALS

Page: 100

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GEAR UP FOR SUMMER MEALS

Just look at all the fun new accessories for outdoor get-togethers! Not only do they dress up any occasion, but they save time and trouble by making party serving and cleanup easy.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: Help Your House Beat the Heat

Page: 125

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Help Your House Beat the Heat

Keep your family cool and put a lid on cooling expenses at the same time. Knowing how to reduce your home's heat buildup on hot summer days can make all the difference. Here are some ideas to start you thinking about how to launch your own red-hot attack on heat.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: Discovering The Delights Of Train Travel

Pages: 132, 134, 137

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Discovering The Delights Of Train Travel

Controversy is brewing on Capitol Hill regarding federal funding for Amtrak. Budget cuts could make this the last summer your family can vacation by rail. But Amtrak trains will be operating as usual at least through September, 1985.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1985 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 138, 139, 140, 141

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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 July 1985 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 142

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

"You can fool all of the people some of the time," according to Editor Earl Reeves, "and when you do, it usually lasts four years."

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