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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Between friends

Page: 12

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Between friends

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: No--Sew Window Treatments

Pages: 23, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32

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No--Sew Window Treatments

Even if you've got no time to sew-- or no machine to sew on-- you still can whip up some great window treatments this weekend. The first step? Check out your linen closet or local department store for sheets and table linens that can be transformed into creative curtains.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Over the edge

Pages: 38, 40, 42, 44, 45

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Over the edge

If you think only about what goes on top of a shelf, you might be missing a great opportunity to add color, softness, and architectural interest underneath. Decorative wood moldings, fabric and paper lace, wallpaper borders, even upholstery trims make great add-ons to ordinary wood shelves, whether they are wall mounted or in a case or cabinet.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Suite Canopies

Pages: 46, 48

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Suite Canopies

When it's time for dreaming, slip under the cover of one of these canopy dressings. Suited for any four-poster with a tester rail, these two canopies have softening power, whether you like a frill or are the more tailored type.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Decorating Q&A

Pages: 50, 51

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Decorating Q&A

Q: I have just moved into a new home and can't afford the draperies I want quite yet. What would you recommend I do in the meantime?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Pillow perk-ups

Pages: 54, 56, 57

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Pillow perk-ups

Craft fast and fashionable pillows without threading a needle. The projects shown here are made from presewn fabric envelopes or tubes, sold in kits or by the yard. You add your own iron- or glue-on trimmings. One stop at the fabric store and you're ready to start.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Sweet Sampler

Page: 60

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Sweet Sampler

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Bountiful Botanicals

Page: 61

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Bountiful Botanicals

Slips of Space, such as this sliver of wall between a window and door, can make for tricky picture arranging. Here's one solution: Hang four same-size prints in a vertical stack. Grouping all four prints in this manner gives them a far greater impact than hanging them alone or in pairs.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: At your service dining storage

Pages: 62, 64, 65

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At your service dining storage

The real crunch in many dining rooms lasts well beyond the salad course: a dearth of room for storage and serving. If cramped quarters downgrade your dining room's company manners, adopt one of these space-stretching strategies.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Good As New

Page: 66

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Good As New

When time, weather, and wear have taken their toll on metal objects around your home, fight back with liberal doses of elbow grease and paint. Put life back into patio chairs, lighting fixtures, and ornate gates. Show your mettle.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Mowing & Clean Air

Page: 70

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Mowing & Clean Air

Although gasoline engines on lawn mowers are small, they can be big contributors to the smog problem. An older mower in need of a tune-up can emit as much polluting compounds in 30 minutes as a car driven 172 miles.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Allergy-Free Homes

Page: 71

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Allergy-Free Homes

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: ENERGIZE YOUR MORTGAGE

Page: 71

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ENERGIZE YOUR MORTGAGE

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Soccer Mom Meets Supercharger

Pages: 72, 74, 75

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Soccer Mom Meets Supercharger

Buick aims its easy-riding Regal down a high-performance highway where family sedans seldom travel.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Are You Prepared for a Layoff?

Pages: 82, 85, 86

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Are You Prepared for a Layoff?

Today's corporate climate doesn't guarantee anyone a job for life. To keep your job, you need to work smart. Do whatever it takes to make sure you're crucial to your company. But also have a plan-- in case somebody thinks you're not.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Turf Battles

Page: 88

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Turf Battles

Q. My boys, ages 5 and 7, fight over everything from toys to who gets to sit where at the dinner table. I am so tired of trying to settle their squabbles. How can I stop this rivalry?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: We're Growing Our Site

Page: 93

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We're Growing Our Site

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Walk this Way

Pages: 94, 96, 98, 102

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Walk this Way

Imagine. A gentle breeze whispers through your hair. The sun tiptoes across your face. Your mind drifts like a cloud.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Put On Your Walking Shoes

Page: 102

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Put On Your Walking Shoes

If you enjoyed this health feature, we are pleased to offer you more information about general fitness and walking from Kathy Smith, author of the Better Homes and Gardens Walking Program outlined on page 96.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Whirligigs and Whimsies

Pages: 124, 125

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Whirligigs and Whimsies

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Friendly face-lifts

Pages: 126, 128, 130, 131

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Friendly face-lifts

Perk up your palace with a face-lift if years of wear and tear leave it drooping and downcast. That's what Peggy and Bill Jagger did to their Atlanta, Georgia, bungalow by adding a wraparound porch. It's one of three exterior makeovers in the pages ahead.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Pattern Your Concrete

Page: 132

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Pattern Your Concrete

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Wildflower Meadows

Page: 136

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Wildflower Meadows

All in the downs, the fleet was moored, Banners waving in the wind. When Black-Eyed Susan came aboard, And eyed the burly men. "Tell me, ye sailors, tell me true, If my Sweet William sails with you."

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Outdoor projects

Pages: 138, 140, 142, 144

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Outdoor projects

Spring is the season when our thoughts turn to skies alive with migrating birds, the allure of downy grass on a sunny day, and all those outdoor projects put on hold since last winter. Offered here are a few projects to add to your to-do list. This roundup includes a pair of fetching gates, home-style mailboxes, and an elegant fence designed to cover up even the most inelegant of air conditioning units.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Saltbox Birdhouse

Page: 146

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Saltbox Birdhouse

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Outdoor Room Plans

Page: 147

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Outdoor Room Plans

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Cause to Pause

Page: 148

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Cause to Pause

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: EDITOR'S CHOICE

Page: 148

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EDITOR'S CHOICE

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Problem? What Problem?

Page: 150

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Problem? What Problem?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Outdoor rooms

Pages: 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164

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Outdoor rooms

It is time once again to see if you can make grass grow between your toes. 'Tis the frolic season, when restraint is occasionally tossed aside along with shoes and socks. To help you enjoy the summer to its fullest, BH&G presents its annual Outdoor Living issue, chockablock full of tips, projects, and inspiration. You might enjoy reading it outside, perhaps in the garden. Somebody hand me a lemonade. On second thought, make it a double.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: When Wildflowers are Forever

Pages: 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172

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When Wildflowers are Forever

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Under the old oak tree

Pages: 175, 176, 177, 178

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Under the old oak tree

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Rooms with a roof

Pages: 181, 182, 183, 184, 186

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Rooms with a roof

Some garden rooms do have walls of wood and a roof up above. Even so, you can plant in them. And on them. Here's a look inside.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Warm welcomes

Pages: 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196

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Warm welcomes

Save the folding lawn chairs for the backyard barbecue. These outdoor living spaces are as comfortably lush as any room in the house. To create your own welcoming porches, look for furniture and fabrics that encourage lounging. And don't forget the details-- throws for snuggling and pillows for resting easy.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Decorating with a light touch

Pages: 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208

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Decorating with a light touch

The first step to uncomplicating your life just may be to uncomplicate your decorating. Sure, it sounds too good to be true, until you visit the Delaware cottage of Laura Burrows-Jackson and her husband Michael Jackson, where decorating-- and life-- have a certain breezy quality.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Nutrition Information

Page: 242

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Nutrition Information

With each recipe, we give important nutrition information. The calorie count of each serving and the amount, in grams, of fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, fiber, and protein will help you keep tabs on what you eat.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: Fun in the summer sun

Pages: 251, 252, 254, 256, 258

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Fun in the summer sun

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: The Shopper's Mart

Pages: 259, 260, 261, 263

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The Shopper's Mart

Discover the ease and pleasure of shopping by mail. Order with comfort and convenience from your own home.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1997 Magazine Article: The man next door JUNE 1997

Page: 264

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The man next door JUNE 1997

Christine and I detect another sign that our daughter Rosemary is maturing. She says she has accepted the fact that when you can't get what you want in life, "it's probably time to want what you get."

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