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Swedish Home Inspiration
Apartment Therapy
Check out this gallery of beautiful Swedish design from Apartment Therapy.

The Summer Rental Rat Race
New York Times
“But as more vacation-home owners have entered the rental business, with help from a growing collection of Web sites that make it easy to post listings, the competition to attract tenants has become fierce. Though Mr. Johnston has upgraded his kitchen with a Bosch dishwasher and an Italian coffee maker, adding a terrace and building a Web site to market his home, he has had few renters in recent years.”

SIP Panel House by Alejandro Soffia & Gabriel Rudolphy
Design Milk
“In just 10 short days, the SIP Panel House was constructed in Santo Domingo, Chile. Designed by architects Alejandro Soffia and Gabriel Rudolphy and using structural insulated panels (SIP), the house was built with almost no waste. The project used two types of panels to make up the house, including 71 wall panels and 40 split-level panels.”

Craft of the Day: Make This Decoupaged Light Plate Switch
“Make your ordinary light switch stand out with this Craft Of The Day. We are excited about these decoupaged light switches because they add some texture to an otherwise plain, but neccessary fixture. Plus, they can be personalized with whatever color or pattern matches your particular room. And you can use really anything to make them: book pages, scrapbook paper, wrapping paper or fabric! Ready to add some flair to your switches? Keep reading for the how-to.”