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House Beautiful and a Great Canvas Deal

I just bought today's SaveMore.com deal for Canvas People and thought you might be interested in it too. Why do you ask? Because I just paid $27 (shipping included) for a 16x20 Custom Photo Canvas!  Go HERE to snag one (or two!) for yourself.  The deal is almost over, so check it out now.

P.S. You'll receive $10 for signing up!  They also have a deal going on an 11x14 canvas print. You can't beat either of these steals!

I'm not sure what picture I want to print on the canvas yet, but that's okay because I have a year to use it!  Even better :)

Okay now that I've shared my steal for the day, let's talk about House Beautiful.  I've been a subscriber to this magazine for some time now, but have recently been debating on canceling my subscription.  I found myself flipping through the entire thing in about 5 minutes with nothing to take away from it.  It seemed that advertisements had become the focus and not good design.  However, when I got the most recent issue, I was greatly surprised by its contents.

It seems the new editor, Newell Turner, really knows his stuff, and the magazine is back to showcasing beautiful houses.  How appropriate :)

The July/August 2011 issue not only featured a home from my roots (Birmingham, AL), but also had several other lovely spaces to feast upon.   Enjoy.

First up is this dreamy little kitchen.  It basically has all of my loves combined into one beautiful space... Open shelving, check.  Painted artwork, check.  White pitchers, check.  White subway tile, check.  Carrera countertops, check.  Seriously, could it be any better?

And look at this charming dining space.  I could make a list about all that I love in the room too (including the dog), but I'll just let you pick out your own favorites this time.

Oh exposed beam ceilings and white walls, how I love thee.  Great job on the design, Chris Barrett.

Hopefully this great deal and these beautiful spaces, have brightened your Monday!


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