<![CDATA[Home Q & A News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/ en-us Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:43:47 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:43:47 CDT Home Q & A 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Ceramicist Rebecca Koop helps others build with their hands http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article141094873.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:00:00 CDT

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He turns homeowners’ ideas into custom furniture and built-ins http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article138416058.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:41:00 CDT

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Mid-Coast Modern deals in design-centric creations http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article133167964.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CST

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Hand-built Murphy bed creates a guest room http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article129636749.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:00:00 CST

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Fifth-grader creates a menagerie of whimsical woolly creatures http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article127458779.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:00:00 CST

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Vintage home decor store in Independence is filled to the brim with personality http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article125718154.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 CST

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Cook+Cline Design & Build Co. offers mix of ‘girly’ and ‘burly’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article114766218.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 20 Nov 2016 06:00:00 CST

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Weston woman gets bedroom redo by former HGTV star http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article111787452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 10:00:00 CDT

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Siblings mix food, antiques and home decor at Vivilore in Independence http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article105967257.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 08 Oct 2016 09:00:00 CDT

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Vintage dinnerware lends unique style to wedding, parties http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article104318086.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 10:00:00 CDT

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Artist creates space, opportunities for other artists http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article102555077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 20:42:30 CDT

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Bungii service turns ‘friends with trucks’ into a moving business http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article98875787.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 04 Sep 2016 10:00:00 CDT

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Land Bank of Kansas City offers abandoned lots to neighbors at low prices http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article95787362.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:21:06 CDT

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Stowers Institute scientist finds beauty in the lab and transforms it into art http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article94579577.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 10:35:00 CDT

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Samsara Vintage Home in Parkville expands, reopens http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article91922672.html#storylink=rss The store offers a combination of home remodeling services and home furnishings recreations

Their concept includes building a place where customers will congregate, even when they aren’t buying

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She envisioned her field of dreams and made it a reality in the backyard http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article90541322.html#storylink=rss Chad and Julie Homsey bought the Overland Park home with the large backyard with their four kids in mind

“Our kids love it. It’s a great place for all of the neighbors to come out and have a good time and play”

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Landscaper lends Japanese style to local gardens http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article89114132.html#storylink=rss Koji Morimoto grew up living “a classic Japanese lifestyle”

After moving to the U.S. in 1992, he started appreciating what he had

Now he designs and maintains Japanese gardens for KC clients

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Sweet Annie vintage shop is a labor of love http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article83673642.html#storylink=rss Mission store carries a mix of old and new

It also has purses, jewelry, Royals decor and wedding gifts under $50

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‘Living Large in Our Little House’: Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell discusses her new book http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article82512527.html#storylink=rss Fivecoat-Campbell and her husband live in a 480-square-foot lake house

Her book provides practical tips for those considering a downsize

The official book launch is on Sunday afternoon at Prospero’s, 180 W. 39th St.

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Set your home apart with distinctive locks, pulls and knobs http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article80962692.html#storylink=rss Replacing hardware is a quick way to update your home’s decor

Shiny brass is out — matte brass is the new color

Tips for how to find the right color and style for your house

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Find handmade, ethical wares at Golden & Pine in east Brookside http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ink/life-in-kc/article78707132.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 17:03:42 CDT

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Modern meets vintage at Coveted Home housewares boutique http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article76772422.html#storylink=rss The Country Club Plaza carries American-made, fair-trade, ethically produced and vintage goods

The shop owner is also an interior designer, catering to clients with a modern edge

Many of her products are made in Brooklyn, Portland, Oregon or Morocco

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Former biochemist Kelly Parker, now a woodworker, creates fine-art furniture http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article75305527.html#storylink=rss Kelly Parker left her job in the corporate world in 2010 to study woodworking

She went on to launch Woodsong Studio near Parkville

What she creates “is completely different” than what she thought she’d be doing

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Home stager SueAnn Heim puts her skills to work in her mid-century house http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/article72622927.html#storylink=rss Heim and her husband made minor renovations to the Prairie Village Donald Drummond-designed house, but stayed true to the original form

She helps sellers prepare homes for real estate market

Doesn’t understand why people paint front doors “stupid” colors

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Transform countertops in a day with no tear out http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article70045797.html#storylink=rss Granite Transformations clads countertops in quartzlike stone

Cost is similar to midprice granite

Stars of HGTV’s “Flip Flop” are working with the company

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Overland Park quilter Janet Stone wins first prize in international contest http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article67732227.html#storylink=rss If quilting were a sport, Overland Park resident Janet Stone would be at the top of her game

The competitive quilter recently went to Houston and took home best in show and a $10,000 prize

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Expert helps real estate agents stay safe as they sell http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article66405352.html#storylink=rss Tracey Hawkins travels the nation, teaching proactive strategies

Realtors are vulnerable because they sit in empty houses, waiting for strangers

Hawkins teaches them how to use technology, social media

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Call agent to clarify vent extensions http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article67114752.html#storylink=rss Home was inspected, and the buyer wants the seller to extend the vents

There should be written information supplied to the buyer, and, in most cases, his or her agent

There are plumbing and heating items in a home that must be vented to the outside

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Handyman specializes in antique houses in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article64788177.html#storylink=rss Donald Jonas Jr. shares tips for maintaining old homes

His advice: Fix old windows, don’t replace them

Old doors and lathe and plaster walls are also worth keeping

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Diane Stewart knows color and can help you choose the right one for your home http://www.kansascity.com/living/home-garden/home-q-a/article60506496.html#storylink=rss Diane Stewart says painting should be the last step, not the first, when making your home functional

She says homes should be sanctuaries, a place to get away from a crazy, busy world

An interior color scheme should reinforce that sense of security

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