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HGTV Magazine September 2017

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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front door of the month

lightBrill 11 ½"-tall glass and metal outdoor lantern in rubbedbronze finish, $71, allmodern.comhouse numbersColorful 4"-tall ceramic house numbers in red, mint, and blue, $14 each, claylicious.etsy.compillowAutumn Kilim 18" x 18" wool and cotton outdoor pillow cover (exact pattern may vary), $21, decolickilim; insert, from $19, pillowflex.comchairJeco Inc. wicker chairs in honey with polyester cushions in red, $244 for a set of 2, wayfair.comdoormatContemporary Blue Leaves 18" x 30" coir doormat, $28, cocomatsnmore.comdoorEstate Flat Top wood door, from $1,418, for stores; Arts & Crafts Tubular brass handleset in oil-rubbed-bronze finish, $282, houseofantiquehardware.comSTAINCherry interior stain by Zar SEALANT Clear Satin Water- Based Polyurethane by ZarplanterArcadia Garden Products Striped Terra Cotta 11"H x 14"-diameter plastic and stone composite pot, $34.50, We filled ours with succulents.HOUSE NUMBERS, PILLOW, PLANTER: BEN GOLDSTEIN/STUDIO…

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the magic of makeovers

beforeDon’t you wish you could sprinkle pixie dust around your house and—poof!—see instant changes? If only redecorating, remodeling, repainting, restyling, rearranging, and redoing were that easy. Sorry, there aren’t any magic wands in this issue, but you will find lots of amazing makeovers revealed right before your very eyes!For starters, turn to page 91 for abracadabra-level transformations in our story “Flip It! Style It! Hack It!” Here’s how it worked: With DIY wizardry, we flipped a bunch of flea market finds. This old chair, now sporting a modern black vinyl seat, is one of them. Then we took on styling challenges, like outfitting a basic bookshelf with colorful, playful accessories. And finally, we hacked (a.k.a. customized) a trio of new pieces from IKEA. Ever seen a chair with a pink…

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copy our cover

lampThomas O’Brien Enrico 21 1/2"-tall brass lamp in white marble and antique finish, $483, circalighting.commugGaia Thea porcelain mugs in night sky, $30 for a set of 4, wayfair.comHEADBOARD FABRICDuralee DK61430- 277 linen fabric, for buying info BEDDING Westwood full/queen cotton quilt in white, and Metallic Pickstitch cotton euro sham in white, both; Eileen Fisher Washed standard linen sham in blue slate, garnethill.comMATTRESS Estate Collection Luxury Plush Pillowtop queen mattress, for storesartBasketweaving Underwater22" x 22" unframed print, $47,; Gallery GLK2 wood frame in satin white, $63, pictureframes.comvaseModern Celadon 6"- tall porcelain vase, $24, westelm.comrugBess 4' x 6' polyamide rug in emerald, $145, onekingslane.comNIGHTSTAND MAKEOVERbeforeSee page 96 for the how-to.paintDenim by Sherwin-WilliamswallpaperChina Seas Zig Zag wallpaper in navy on almost white, Quadrille, for buying infopullMission 3"-diameter brass…

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dear hgtv magazine,

Thank you for profiling the House Tour “Pops of Color Come to Life!” in May. [Homeowner] Terri Shanahan is my kindred spirit. I love her style, in all its rainbow glory!—Amy Farley, Lancaster, PARight after I completed my own gallery wall, your May issue arrived with an awesome article [“Get- It-Right Gallery Walls”]. I can’t wait to do another wall so I can try out some of the fun ideas you suggested.—Paige Jensen, Ashland, OREven though I’m only 11 years old, I like planning out room designs. Reading HGTV Magazine has taught me a lot about colors, patterns, and decorating. Your stories are helping me on my way to my dream job of being an interior designer.—Anna Ochs, Sandy Hook, CTWhen I saw the paint color Drizzle by Sherwin-Williams in…

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kitchen bucket list

1 baking soda“To make an oven interior look new, put 1/4 cup baking soda in a bowl, then add dish soap to form a paste. Remove the oven racks and set them aside. Clear scorched food bits with a paper towel, and rub the paste on with a sponge. After 10 minutes, scrub and wipe the interior clean with a damp microfiber cloth.”Arm & Hammer baking soda shaker, from $1.50 for 12 ounces, at grocery stores2 stainless steel spray“Fingerprint-y fridge? Spritz this on, then wipe clean with a microfiber cloth following the metal’s natural grain.”Weiman stainless steel cleaner and polish, $6 for 22 ounces, amazon.com3 stone cleaner“I like a plant-based product that doesn’t leave my kitchen smelling like industrial chemicals. This stuff makes granite and marble sparkle.”Method daily granite cleaner,…

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dining room bucket list

1 apple cider vinegar“To make lingering food odors from dinner disappear without an air freshener: In a bowl, mix 1 cup apple cider vinegar, 1 cup boiling water, 2 cinnamon sticks, and 1 sliced orange or lemon. Place it on a towel in the center of the table and let it sit uncovered overnight.”Heinz apple cider vinegar, from $1.50 for 16 ounces, at grocery stores2 silver polish wipes“These work fast and are a lot neater than old-fashioned polish. One wipe will tackle tarnish on three to five pieces; then just rinse and dry with a soft cloth.”Weiman silver wipes, $7 for 20, amazon.com3 magic eraser“You can use a Magic Eraser anywhere in the house (just wet and wipe!), but it really comes in handy for wall scuffs from chairs.”Mr. Clean…