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Feb 23, 2007
Renovation Style Spring 2007 Issue Highlights

DES MOINES (February 19, 2007) – The spring 2007 issue of Renovation Style magazine features smart strategies for small kitchens, bright ideas for room makeovers and tips to give your home great curb appeal.

Featured articles in the spring issue include:

SPECIAL KITCHENS SECTION (Pg. 29) – A kitchen doesn’t have to be big to be a giant in terms of function or style. Renovation Style offers savvy design ideas for cooking up your own little piece of heaven. Here, tips to make the most of your kitchen including extra deep sinks and custom cabinetry to give the illusion of space.

BATHING SUITE (Pg. 57) – See how to turn a cramped bathroom into a restful oasis with spa luxuries. Making the most of a small bathroom can be challenging, so the experts at Renovation Style highlight some smart solutions:

• Pare down the upgrades and find ways to get the same look for less.
• Find inspiration in hotels, and copy the look: under-mounted sinks with tall backsplashes help keep water off the mirrors.
• Add plenty of drawers to tuck odds and ends neatly away.

SWEET MEMORIES (Pg. 100) - A redesigned 1920’s kitchen embraces the tradition of family dinner. Making memories is the central focus of this kitchen’s renovations. Starting with a wish list to help make the space fit the family’s lifestyle, see how the designer reworks the existing space while still working within the home’s vintage era.

A BREATH OF FRESH AIR (Pg. 84) - See how one homeowner invited the outdoors into her cottage, and created a spectacular outdoor with stone terraces, and lush gardens. What was originally rustic and nondescript is now a cheerful home with a greenhouse, courtyard, and pool pavilion.

RENOVATION JOURNAL: WASH DAY (Pg. 20) – Press on! Make ironing easier with an ergonomic ironing board, and brighten things up with a cheery board cover. Find the washer and dryer that suits you best, from king size to kitschy, from efficient to steam powered, Renovation Style has the highlights on the best appliances around.

The spring 2007 issue of Renovation Style magazine is available on newsstands until June 5, 2007 for $4.95.

About Renovation Style
Renovation Style, a Special Interest Media published by Meredith Corporation, provides readers with valuable information about home renovation. Launched in 1996, it is a quarterly magazine.