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The Art of Traditional

Marvin recently had the opportunity to sit down with a pair of builders from the Southern Living Custom Builder program to learn more about how their process and how they use Marvin. Here, Stone Acorn Builders from Houston show how Marvin Windows and Doors makes a traditional home perfectly beautiful.       More from Marvin:   Try Marvin's free Online Remodeling Pla...
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Link Love: Movie homes and homes in ruins

Where are these movie homes? MSN “Have you ever watched a movie and wondered if the house that the characters live in is real and where it’s located? In the midst of the holiday season, we’ve been wondering about the houses in some of our favorite holiday films.” How One Family Turned A 45-Room Hotel Into One Incredible Home Huffington Post “A home doesn’t alwa...
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Modern Monday: A Colorado Escape

Ever dreamed of escaping the overcrowded city streets and waking up to views of the gorgeous mountainside? That’s exactly what homeowner Ruth Hiller did, she left New York City behind for the peaceful, snowy slopes of Colorado. Hiller set her sights on a 1960s ranch house in need of some serious remodeling. Due to the property’s steep slope, only half of the plot was considered buildable land. ...
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It’s here, it’s here! Colorphiles, rejoice: Pantone has announced its Color of the Year. This year’s color is a rich almost-neutral: Marsala. As you may have guessed from its name, the color does evoke wine, but isn’t a true purple–there’s a lot of brown mixed in. This represents a change from previous years’ colors: Tangerine, Emerald and Radiant Orchid ...
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Falling off a cliff (or not)

We love unusual houses and this might be one of the coolest we have ever seen. It might also take the trophy for most sickness-inducing house. It sort of looks like a house that got blown over in a storm and is now clinging–just barely–to a cliff’s side. However, this is actually the way this house is supposed to be! Modscape, an Australian architectural firm, was “Inspi...
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A true winter wonderland! The Nevada Governor's mansion is a holiday #dreamhome.

A true winter wonderland! The Nevada Governor's mansion is a holiday #dreamhome.