HGTV Magazine May 2021

HGTV Magazine is about real life at home. In every issue you'll find money-saving mini makeovers, simple ways to conquer clutter, smart DIY solutions, time-saving cleaning tricks, and so much more. Plus--see how the HGTV experts really live!

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10 Issues

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7 things that are just great this month

1 Every year, we feature the coolest new shades in our Pops of Color story. Meet one of my faves, pistachio. PAGE 37 2 Chicken-wire pendants add just the right amount of farmhouse charm. PAGE 93 3 Public service reminder: You can put framed art in your kitchen, too. 4 A pitcher with bright stripes isn’t only a stylish way to serve ice tea—try it as a crock to hold utensils. PAGE 21 5 We got designers talking about their original inspo: mom. HGTV’s Orlando Soria and his mother share a love of blue. “She might be a little jealous once she sees my new bedroom!” he says. PAGE 30 6 Big prints, like this palm-leaf wallpaper, can actually help a small space look bigger. PAGE 59 7Swapping out a doormat is one of the best…

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blast from the past

home stuff tells all No doubt life would be easier if things around the house could tell us how best to use them! For this column, we imagined a world in which everything from appliances to a carton of eggs spoke up. Says the microwave, “Close my door gently, please.” Slamming it could blow a fuse in the machine. GTK! that time you learned about gingerbread trim From the start, we’ve enjoyed explaining the architecture that makes houses unique. Knowing what half-timbering is or how a gambrel roof looks means it’s even more interesting to browse real estate listings, right? And when House Hunters is on, you’re quite the expert. our 10th issue: may 2013 Around here, May comes in like a…pop! It’s the month when we share big love for living…

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wow! what color is that?

after the rain BY SHERWIN-WILLIAMS “This row house kitchen gets very little light, and painting the oak cabinetry sky blue really brightened it up. While the color has a hint of a retro vibe, pairing it with lots of black and white made the space look modern.”—Cachet Adams, Cachet Demaine Interiors, Harrisburg, PA yellowcake BY FARROW & BALL “Once I hung the art my kids and I painted, I had to bring my piano up to par. Vivid yellow is a great complement, like the sun with a rainbow. To preserve some original character, I left part of the front unpainted.”—Kristin Gambaccini, @kristingambaccini, Medina, OH sharp cheddar BY BENJAMIN MOORE “My clients have an affinity for the ’60s and ’70s, so I picked this groovy orange for their daughters’ bedroom, or tangerine on steroids, as I call it.…

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the high/low list

$998 It boasts a mix of intricate embroidery and whimsical felt appliqués. Jimena felt, cotton-linen, and wood chair in birds, $950 Shimmery mother-of-pearl pieces frame a living room gem. Petal 32"-diameter brass and mother-of-pearl mirror, $749 That decorative front disguises two handy desk drawers. Cape 48 3/4"W x 24 1/4"D x 30"H wood desk, $499 Fewer details, but they’re just as prettily embroidered. Plus: butterfly! Cecelia cotton-linen and mango wood chair, $64 Openwork metal petals let your wall paint color shine through. Habitat Adrina 25"-diameter gold-finished-iron mirror, $166 Slightly narrower, this similarly fluted table would be perfect in an entry. Safavieh Beale 43 1/2"W x 16"D x 32"H wood table, $493 A 13-inch shade offers mega impact on the swing arm Currey & Company Basket reed and wrought iron adjustable sconce, $80 Those groovy swirls are handpainted by artisans in northern Italy. Ceramiche Edelweiss Festa 51-ounce…