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JUNE 2012VOLUME 8 ISSUE 6
PREPPING FORPOOL SEASON
Experts reveal their tips &
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An insiders look at
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In every issue 8 Editors Notebook 10 Contributors 12 Mailbag
volume 8 issue 6
14 Smart shopper Deep discounts and deals exclusively for our readers
17 Whats new This months product picks and where you can find them
24 Cover story Designer tips on where and how to shop like a pro
30 Quick tips Hellen Buttigieg shares simple decluttering tips
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32 Designer touchYanic Simard shares his foolproof rules on the right height for lightfi xtures in every room
34 Style ndsOutdoor living products that will make your backyard pop
36 Designer tipsLisa Canning offers the ultimatein small-space decorating
50 TrendspottingTo teal or not to teal
On the cover
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june 2012 volume 8 issue 6
prepping for pool season
Experts reveal their tips &
38 Reno readyPeter Khatami takes a dip into the world of pools
40 RenoMarkThe renovation market in full bloom
44 Designer advice Glen Peloso on the importance of hiring a designer for your renovation
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Shopping made easy!Now, more than ever, finding just the right product or service at just the right price is an important part of any purchasing decision. When it comes to renovating or buying accessories, furniture or dcor items for your home, the dollars can really add up fast!
So where do you shop to get great deals and the best selection? For our cover story, we went to the source the experts.
Rather than blow hour-after-hour of precious weekend time visiting furniture stores and renovation shops, do some shopping online first. Compare the prices and details of similar pieces of furniture at 10 to 12 different stores in a matter of minutes, rather than hours, and call them if there are no prices listed and get estimates.
As convenient as it can be to shop online, its still important to be careful about buying goods and services solely on the basis of an image on the Internet or by referral. Try to inspect the actual item before you buy so you can see its overall finish and appearance and measure, measure, measure! Another benefit of examining items in person, avoiding exorbitant shipping fees and being able to negotiate.
Good luck in your hunt, and do let us know if youve found any new shops or services that you think we should add to our publication next year!
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17Live like the French
38Everyone into the pool
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34Outdoor accessories that light up your backyard
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