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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: 1716 LOCUST

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1716 LOCUST

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: YOU COULD WIN $2,500 SPA GETAWAY

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YOU COULD WIN $2,500 SPA GETAWAY

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: DECORATING INSPIRATION

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DECORATING INSPIRATION

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: THE WEDDING PLANNER

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THE WEDDING PLANNER

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: CUSTOMER SERVICE ON BHG.COM

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CUSTOMER SERVICE ON BHG.COM

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Storybook nursery

Pages: 17, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26

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Storybook nursery

Storybook nursery Let classic children's tales inspire the decorating in your little one's room.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: The Fabric of Success

Pages: 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 40, 42

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The Fabric of Success

Open any home decorating magazine, any month, and you're likely to see lively examples of the organic patterns and animated yet muted colors that are hallmarks of Galbraith & Paul fabrics. High school sweethearts from Illinois, then marriage partners, then business partners, Liz Galbraith and Ephi Paul produce hand block-printed fabrics and lampshades that are used by designers everywhere. The fabrics and lamps also decorate commercial spots, such as California Pizza Kitchen restaurants, and the Four Seasons resort in Costa Rica.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: SETTING THE STAGE FOR DRAMA

Pages: 44, 46, 49, 50, 53, 54

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SETTING THE STAGE FOR DRAMA

The best showcase for this interior designer's gutsy mix of color, pattern, and texture is her own zestfully styled New Jersey home.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: CRAFTING A MISSION STATEMENT

Pages: 56, 58, 60, 62, 63, 64

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CRAFTING A MISSION STATEMENT

A coastal California bungalow gets an interior facelift that suits its historic-style exterior and its forward-thinking owners.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Better Homes and Gardens TOP 20 CONTEST

Pages: 68, 70, 72, 74

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Better Homes and Gardens TOP 20 CONTEST

We're getting ready for the Better Homes and Gardens Top 20 Contest, and we can't wait for you to get involved! We'll be taking a look at all the imaginative, smart ideas you have for creative living-- and we have 20 categories for you to enter. Whether it's building a child's play space, planting a family garden, or carving out a home office that really works, we'd love to see it. As inspiration, take a look at the remodeled kitchen of Sharon and Mark Erickson (below). The Ericksons entered our previous contest after bringing their Willmar, Minnesota, kitchen up to speed and style. We love the results of all their hard work-as well as their enthusiasm. Read on to find out why.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Frill Me

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Frill Me

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Mix Master

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Mix Master

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Streamlining Style

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Streamlining Style

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: CLICK 'N' GIVE

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CLICK 'N' GIVE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: World Beat Bookshelves

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World Beat Bookshelves

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Lighten Up

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Lighten Up

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Crunch Time

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Crunch Time

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Classics Come Full Circle

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Classics Come Full Circle

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Double the Fun

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Double the Fun

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: PLACES EVERYONE!

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PLACES EVERYONE!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: SAY CHEESE!

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SAY CHEESE!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Look, No Hands

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Look, No Hands

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Bamboo On the Rise

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Bamboo On the Rise

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: The Up Side

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The Up Side

New York interior designer Eric Cohler has paid attention to ceilings ever since he was a child, when he realized something was amiss with his bedroom's bottom bunk ceiling. "I painted it black," he says. The trick raised the roof by adding depth.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: PLUG-IN GARDENS

Pages: 92, 94, 96, 98, 100

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PLUG-IN GARDENS

Here's a quick-- and not dirty-- way to keep pots bursting with color. Scoop out what's finished and drop into its place a plant that is conning into bloom.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: IDEAS GROW IN A SMALL YARD

Pages: 104, 106, 108, 110, 112

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IDEAS GROW IN A SMALL YARD

Reclaim a porch? Rethink a roof? That's what Los Angeles homeowners did to expand their gardens and outdoor living space.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: COLORFUL COUNTERPOINTS

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COLORFUL COUNTERPOINTS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: PROLONG THE BLOOM

Pages: 116, 118, 120, 122, 123, 124

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PROLONG THE BLOOM

PROLONG THE BLOOM Researcher Allan Armitage offers tips for keeping fresh-cut flowers in bloom as long as possible.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: A PERFECT FIT

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A PERFECT FIT

They're versatile, they're hot or cool, they're just the right size. We've designed these dazzling 4x8-foot gardens with our readers in mind. One garden may fill your space; and when you need two or more, these gardens fit together perfectly end-to-end or side-by-side.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: GARDENS BY MAIL

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GARDENS BY MAIL

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: 9 Ways TO HELP THEM Practice

Pages: 140, 142, 144

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9 Ways TO HELP THEM Practice

9 Ways TO HELP THEM Practice Teach kids the value of practice and turn them into give-it-their-best achievers who take pleasure and pride in their accomplishments.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Inheriting THE windfall

Pages: 146, 148, 150

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Inheriting THE windfall

Use an inheritance wisely and well. These strategies can help you make the most of a generous legacy-- and keep your windfall from becoming a pitfall.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: OUTDOOR Reading adventures

Pages: 152, 154, 156, 158, 160

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OUTDOOR Reading adventures

Take your next Better Homes and Gardens Reading Club meeting outside. Books and activities that take place outdoors will entertain all ages.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Girlfriends-only getaway

Pages: 166, 168, 170

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Girlfriends-only getaway

When daily routines wear you down, round up friends for a revitalizing retreat to play, relax, and learn. You'll return home to loved ones with new energy.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: An Annual Affair

Pages: 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180

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An Annual Affair

Annuals do all the work in Bill and Joan Ruppert's garden. Feathery pink celosias, towering cannas, flashy coleus, and dozens of other unabashedly bright annual flowers put on a sensational show every summer. Even when the heat and humidity soar, the garden keeps its freshness and poise.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: Ingenuity on display

Pages: 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190

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Ingenuity on display

In less time than it takes some homeowners to decide on paint colors, Benjamin Sohr and Genifer Goodman sailed through a top-to-bottom transformation of their 1950s ranch-- on a budget, no less. The secret to the two-month makeover? This creative duo had a laser-true vision of the modern, upbeat style they wanted, which helped them plan cost-saving strategies in advance and snap up finds that fit the look.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: WITH LOVE TO MOM

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WITH LOVE TO MOM

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: NUTRITION INFORMATION

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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 May 2006 Magazine Article: SUPPER SUBSTITUTES

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SUPPER SUBSTITUTES

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: SPRING CLEANING

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SPRING CLEANING

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: OUR FAMILY QUILT

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OUR FAMILY QUILT

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Better Homes & Gardens May 2006 Magazine Article: SIDES-TO-middle

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SIDES-TO-middle

I recently came across an item in a magazine that showcased a bed linen manufacturer's latest innovation-- a sheet for temperature-challenged couples. It allows one person to slumber under cool cotton, the other under cozy fleece.

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