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May 2004

Remodeling and Redecorating · Magazines

cover of Better Homes and Gardens

Better Homes and Gardens
A well-established magazine that is full of ideas for the practical decorator. Also has a great website complete with some how-to instructions.

Country Living
Remodeling and decorating ideas for those interested in country design.

Design: Cincinnati’s Home, Garden & Lifestyle Magazine
Find out where to shop in Cincinnati for that perfect item for your home and read about different design ideas in this local publication.

Electronic House: Fast Track to the Connected Lifestyle
This publication is for the homeowner interested in the latest technology, from home theaters to lighting systems.

Family Handyman
A magazine that is full of instructions on how to remodel or repair all areas of the home and garden.

Fine Homebuilding
Up-to-date ideas for building or remodeling a home. Some instructions are included.

Flooring Magazine
The newest products and ideas for flooring are included in this magazine.

Homes of Color: The Magazine of African-American Living & Style
This magazine is dedicated to advancing minority interests in architectural design, home remodeling and restoration, art, and interior design.

House Beautiful
This publication features articles on home decorating and remodeling with an emphasis on helping readers express their own style.

A Cincinnati publication picturing local homes and featuring advertisements and guides on where to shop in this area.

Living Home (electronic journal)
An interesting site to browse for home and garden information.

Martha Stewart Living
This beautifully illustrated magazine provides directions for many craft and decorating projects for the home. The website is also recommended.

Metropolitan Home: Style for Our Generation
This magazine is decidedly urban and contemporary in focus and includes articles on decorating and remodeling.

Natural Home: Living Green, Living Well
With articles that range from “how to remodel without toxins” to “composting with style,” this publication is full of advice on how to keep your home natural.

Nest: A Quarterly of Interiors
This is not a typical interior design magazine. With an international focus on the meaning of “spaces,” it questions as well as informs the definition of home with a tongue-in-cheek literary style.

Old-House Interiors: Period-Inspired Home Design
This magazine is a good source of inspiration for those interested in home restoration.

Smart HomeOwner: Home Systems & Technology Explored
Ideas on how to improve your home and save money are explored with some instructions.

This Old House
This magazine, based on the television show, offers ideas for remodeling with advice on everything from windows and doors to gardens. Check out their website that includes a resource directory of products used on their television shows.

Traditional Home
This publication mixes elements of classic décor with realities of contemporary life to create an up-to-date style.

Victorian Homes
The well-illustrated and instructive articles cultivate understanding of Victorian architecture and style. A good source for companies offering products and services for period home restoration.