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Extra green thumb: 10 ways to reduce, reuse & recycle in the garden

Extra green thumb: 10 ways to reduce, reuse & recycle in the garden | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
Going greener in the garden can start as simply as taking a fresh look around your home. Use these 10 ideas for inspiration.
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It  may be hard to believe, but gardening season is around the corner.  I love some of these tips!

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Working on a Saturday: This is What an Office Should Look Like

Working on a Saturday: This is What an Office Should Look Like | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
If you have to work on a Saturday then this is the sort of office you'd want to do it in. Advertising agency SON Helsinki by Finnish inteior architect and designer Joanna Laajisto.
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A beautiful office makes it easier to work on the weekends.  I'm taking some ideas from this post as I redesign my home office this week.

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How to Choose a Living Room Layout According to Your Personal Needs [Infographic]

How to Choose a Living Room Layout According to Your Personal Needs [Infographic] | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
Do you find it difficult to choose a living room layout? This infographic put together makes it easy for anyone to decide on a practical decorating scheme.
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House and Artist's Studio Embracing Spectacular Views in Wyoming

House and Artist's Studio Embracing Spectacular Views in Wyoming | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
Have a look at this charming house and artist's studio envisioned by Carney Logan Burke Architects and located on a butte in Jackson, Wyoming, USA!
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I don't know what I love more, the house or the view.

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17 Tiny Bathrooms We Love

17 Tiny Bathrooms We Love | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
While they’re short on space, these small bathrooms make the most of their size with interesting designs, features and storage solutions. (Short on bathroom space?
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Tiny bathrooms are common and in old houses, finding space to expand or add a bath is challenging.  Bob Vila shows how bathrooms don't have to be big to be luxurious. 

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Shopping Green: 8 Products To Make A Green Home

Shopping Green: 8 Products To Make A Green Home | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
Going green in your home can be just easy as throwing butter on your window. Weird, right? You'd be surprised by how many products you already own are green-friendly. Some green products are even more accessible and ...
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The idea of "going green," and running an environmentally friendly home is overwhelming.  But little changes add up.  Here are a few small ideas.

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DIY White Board Wall

DIY White Board Wall | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
I've always heard that it's really important to have your goals written in a place where you'll see them often. I thought it would be great to have a big wall in my office dedicated to ideas and goals and to-do's.
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Hot Markets See Small Spaces Hit Luxury Prices - Wall Street Journal

Hot Markets See Small Spaces Hit Luxury Prices - Wall Street Journal | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
Hot Markets See Small Spaces Hit Luxury Prices
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Hot Markets See Small Spaces Hit Luxury Prices. These days, in competitive markets like New York and San Francisco, buyers are paying far more for less space.
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Although on average metro prices are almost at the pre-crash levels of 2008, in many neighborhoods home prices already exceed that level.  Brookline, Brighton, West Roxbury, Newton and other areas have seen prices surge above the previous peak.  

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7 Ways To De-Stress your Lifestyle | Feng Shui & Health

7 Ways To De-Stress your Lifestyle | Feng Shui & Health | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
These are modern world adaptations of Traditional Chinese Medicine and feng shui. I just finished what was one of the more breakthrough acupucture sessions I have ever had. This is saying much for the hundreds of hours in ...
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I am taking #7, sleep more, to heart.  Earlier bedtime is in order for me.

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Couple Builds Amazing Mortgage-free Modern Tiny House (Interview+Tour)

Couple Builds Amazing Mortgage-free Modern Tiny House (Interview+Tour) | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
I’m excited to get to show you Andrew and Gabriella Morrison’s mortgage-free modern tiny house on wheels. They’ve recently finished building it and I think
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It cost $33,000 for a couple to build this home.  They use to own a big house in a beautiful neighborhood, but they were overburdened.


We can't live in 300 square feet, but I am inspired to examine my own space and realize I need a lot less than I think.

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Existing-Home Sales Drop in January While Prices Continue to Grow

Existing-home sales fell in January to the lowest level in a year-and-a-half, but ongoing inventory shortages continue to lift prices in much of the U.S.
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The story of low housing inventory is a national one.  In the East Coast, it has been exasperated by terrible weather.  Rising real estate prices are starting push investors out of the market. But low mortgage rates are inviting the first time home buyers back in.  

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Minimalist Bathroom Sink With an Almost Surreal Appearance: Kub Basin

Minimalist Bathroom Sink With an Almost Surreal Appearance: Kub Basin | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
This minimalist bathroom sink captured our attention with its almost surreal look. The master-mind behind the item is Bulgarian designer Victor Vasilev
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Do you think this is clean and peaceful or too stark? 

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18 Fresh Interior Design Trends to Watch For in 2014

18 Fresh Interior Design Trends to Watch For in 2014 | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
Encompassing a number of the trends in 2014, the above image includes turquoise, light wood tones, floral influence, outdoor furniture inside and a little hair on hide.
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Improving your home's energy efficiency - ABC 10 News NOW

Improving your home's energy efficiency - ABC 10 News NOW | Modern Home: Green, Clean, and Beautiful | Scoop.it
Improving your home's energy efficiency
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Lifestyle, Local News · February 17, 2014. A+ A-. Email Print. Having more money sometimes comes down to finding a way to save money.
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