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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Between friends

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Between friends

Each month, Better Homes and Gardens brings you smart, inspiring, useful ideas for your home. This issue is a little different. This month, we're bringing you smart, inspiring, and extra-fabulous ideas from the best group of experts we've ever assembled: our readers.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: KEEP 'EM COMING!

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KEEP 'EM COMING!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: 2007 HOME IMPROVEMENT CHALLENGE WINNERS

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2007 HOME IMPROVEMENT CHALLENGE WINNERS

THANK YOU, READERS for entering our Better Homes and Gardens Home Improvement Challenge. We received nearly 5,000 submissions of inspiring projects. Here's a look at the top three category winners, each of whom won cash prizes, and the grand prize winner, who won $25,000. Congratulations!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: 1 Readers of the Month

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1 Readers of the Month

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Cabin Fever

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Cabin Fever

Put those souvenirs to use with these simple decorating idea-- and relive vacations past.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Clock Wise

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Clock Wise

It's about time clocks did more than tick. These wallflowers chime with character.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: STYLEMAKER

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STYLEMAKER

"It is possible to have a functional and stylish home office. You don't have to put everything away or create an elaborate filing system to stay organized."

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: ALL ABOUT COLOR

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ALL ABOUT COLOR

Gray is the easy-to-get-along-with neutral. Shades go from cool to warm, inspired by stormy skies and stones on a boardwalk.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Now Open

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Now Open

Hungry for a little breathing room, this family knocked down a wall and stretched a ceiling to make their kitchen light, bright, and inviting.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Master Class

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Master Class

George Marrone makes the grade with a luxury bedroom schooled in the modern design he loves-- all on a student's budget.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Retro Fit

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Retro Fit

Classic fixtures, an airy shower, and space-smart storage returned this guest bath to its vintage roots.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Main Street USA

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Main Street USA

In her own words, Home Improvement Challenge winner Lynette Hasselgren reminds us that projects are about more than paint and fabrics.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Welcome Changes

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Welcome Changes

An updated front entry makes a stylish first impression. Try one of these personality-packed ensembles.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Q: MULTIPURPOSE TV ROOM

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Q: MULTIPURPOSE TV ROOM

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Q: HIGH CEILINGS AND COLOR CHOICES

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Q: HIGH CEILINGS AND COLOR CHOICES

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Q: ARRANGING FURNITURE

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Q: ARRANGING FURNITURE

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Q: RUG SIZE AND SHAPE

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Q: RUG SIZE AND SHAPE

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: 9 Big Ideas, 1 Small Space

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9 Big Ideas, 1 Small Space

This designer put the squeeze play on her 600-square-foot apartment-- and found space for her hard-earned collections.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Book Keeping

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Book Keeping

Book Keeping With sturdy shelves, labels, and a little order, you can tuck a mini library just about anywhere.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: FRESH COATS

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FRESH COATS

Eco-friendly paints use perfect chemistry, but picking one isn't an exact science.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: 3 WAYS TO BE GREEN WITH PAINT

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3 WAYS TO BE GREEN WITH PAINT

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: TAKE IT OUTSIDE

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TAKE IT OUTSIDE

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: TAUGHT IN THE ACT

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TAUGHT IN THE ACT

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: PLANT MAGIC

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PLANT MAGIC

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: A Couple of Pots

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A Couple of Pots

A creative husband-and-wife team put together a patio getaway and filled it with a flourishing collection of containers.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Reblooming Irises

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Reblooming Irises

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: In Love with Lavender

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In Love with Lavender

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Outside Jobs

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Outside Jobs

How do you give an old house new life? These contest winners show what can be done to a home's exterior with a little ingenuity and a lot of style.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: TURF TIME

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TURF TIME

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: LAWNDRY LIST

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LAWNDRY LIST

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: OVER AND OVER

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OVER AND OVER

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: SECOND CHANCE

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SECOND CHANCE

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: STORAGE STOOL

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STORAGE STOOL

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: INVEST IN COLOR

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INVEST IN COLOR

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: THIS MONTH IN THE GARDEN

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THIS MONTH IN THE GARDEN

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Mix, Let Cool

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Mix, Let Cool

Mix, Let Cool Combine a pot of autumn hues that thrive in chilly temperatures.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: The Happiest Hour

Pages: 137, 138, 140, 142

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The Happiest Hour

Every Friday at 50'clock, Yasmine McGrane throws open her home to friends. They bring the wine while she supplies the style: relaxed, seasonal, easy.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Our new Kentucky Home

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Our new Kentucky Home

The planning stage of every remodeling is a fluid process, but nothing will send you back to the drawing board faster than a doctor telling you that you're going to have triplets.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Southern Hospitality

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Southern Hospitality

Growing up in southern Tennessee, riding around with her country doctor dad, Emily Kennedy always admired the tree-lined farm she passed on rural Robin Lane. "It was the most beautiful setting," she recalls. "I started planning my dream home back then."

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Extended Play

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Extended Play

Sometimes one thing just leads to another-- and sometimes, you end up a winner. Brett and Terri Bennink refashioned their backyard at their Portland, Oregon, home based on the need to help their eldest child. "Our son, Connor, has autism, and we put up a play structure to help him," Brett says.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: FLAVOR, PACKED

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FLAVOR, PACKED

Open up the vine-ripened taste of summer tomatoes all year.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: WIRE WONDER

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WIRE WONDER

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: TOP TIP

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TOP TIP

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: GREEN HEAT

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GREEN HEAT

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Work Zone

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Work Zone

"I'm a planner," says homeowner Beth Nelson. When her family remodeled their "twisting, turning one-story home" in Rancho Santa Fe, California, Beth sketched out this study for her two children, ages 8 and 5, and handed it to her architect. Although the plan changed a bit, the core of what she wanted is there: a place out of the kids' bedrooms where they can do homework-- and she can monitor computer usage.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Cool for School

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Cool for School

Readers across the country reveal how they help their kids conquer back-to-school stress.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Think Inside the Box

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Think Inside the Box

What you put in your children's lunch boxes makes a healthful difference.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Gear for All Grades

Pages: 236, 238, 239, 241

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Gear for All Grades

BOOK BAGS, LUNCH BOXES, AND SCHOOL SHOES HAVE COME A LONG WAY SINCE YOU WERE IN CLASS. ERGONOMIC AND COOL (IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE) THESE PACKS, SACKS, AND SHOES ARE OUR FAVORITES.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: Health in the Hallways

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Health in the Hallways

Health in the Hallways Keep your kids fit, well, and happy with this back-to-school lesson plan.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 2008 Magazine Article: I Did It!

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I Did It!

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