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Oregon couple loses dream home in wildfire

With only minutes to spare, Christine Core and her husband evacuated their home along the McKenzie River. It was a home they had planned a lifetime for.

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — As E.B. White famously wrote, “there is often a rather fine line between laughing and crying.” It’s a fine line Christine Core knows well.

“Oh yeah, the gamut of emotions is just all over the place,” she said.

But these days, she is choosing to laugh. On Tuesday, it was over a Facebook post joking about a car for sale in fire-ravaged Blue River.

“That car is going to sell in a hot flash,” she laughed. “What are you going to do?”

It’s that attitude that has helped Core get through the last week. The Holiday Farm Fire forced her and her husband John to evacuate their home on the McKenzie River.

“It was an inferno,” she recalled. “It

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‘Dream Home Makeover’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the home improvement show on Netflix

After wowing us with shows like ‘Love is Blind’, ‘Selling Sunset’, and ‘Indian Matchmaking’, Netflix is all set to knock our socks off with its upcoming home makeover show called ‘Dream Home Makeover’. The show will be following husband and wife Syd and Shea McGee as they juggle between their interior designing business and raising their two daughters. Read on to know more about the show.

Release date

‘Dream Home Makeover’ is set to premiere on Friday, October 16, on Netflix. Following which it will be available for streaming on Netflix.

Plot

The six-episode series follows Syd and Shea McGee, who are building their own dream home, while also running their business ventures- Studio McGee and McGee and Co. Each half-hour episode features the makeover of a client’s home into their dream abode. In case you thought that the pockets of all of the McGee’s clients would be very deep,

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See an English Estate Renovation That’s Any Downton Abbey Fan’s Dream

There’s not many people brave enough to take on such an outlandishly top-end renovation project, but for Dean Poulton, 33, and Borja de Maqua, 31, of the Instagram feed @mytinyestate, this grand design of stunning proportions was too tempting to resist. A rural English affair in Warwickshire, it comprises an array of different buildings and gardens including a three-story Georgian manor house, an adjoining servants’ quarters, and a caretaker’s cottage that dates back to Tudor times, plus a charming gardener’s cottage and piggery—all set amidst 2.5 acres of formal gardens, courtyards, and stables—barely habitable and far from good decorative order. These self-taught fixer-uppers may call the estate tiny, but the amount of work completed since they started, in March 2018, is vast. And what makes the story all the more compelling is how they have journaled their makeover via their social media platform. Having started out as a way to

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A dream kitchen made easy with banking done right

A dream kitchen made easy with banking done right

First Commonwealth Bank helped this family realize the potential of their home and organize their finances to remodel the kitchen for their growing family.


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it’s important when I’m off is just spending time. Is the family as much as possible in our home A T end of a long day? I just can’t wait to get home and relax and feel comfortable and enjoy the space that we’ve made. Nice E. I’m Laura Tharp and this is my husband, Matt. And we have two Children, Matthew and Noah. I’m a police officer. My wife works at a hospital, so my shift could be inconsistent. She takes call, so we’re constantly coming and going. So we typically get one weekend a month toe be a family without interruption. E was raised

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Noelle takes us inside her dream kitchen in Co Cork


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“WE WANTED TO have a big fridge. We’ve always lived in homes with tiny fridges, so we wanted one with enough space.”

Along with more refrigerator space, another top priority for Noelle Sloane was having a kitchen that could comfortably host guests – something many of us are looking forward to being able to do more freely once current Covid-19 restrictions lift.

“We wanted somewhere that we could host and have family and friends over,” says Noelle, who moved into her self-build home in Ballymacoda, Co Cork with her boyfriend Paul last year. “We wanted the kitchen to be lovely and bright and fresh and still inviting.” 

For me, it was important that we had an island with a hob on it. It makes hosting much easier. You can be involved in conversation while you’re cooking for people.

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Noelle Sloane in her dream kitchen, the Hampton

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Mark Cunningham Creates a Chef’s Dream Kitchen in New York City

New York City isn’t exactly known for its generous kitchen space, but a professional chef’s needs go beyond the gloomy galley setups many urbanites are accustomed to at home. When one such culinary master and his husband called up designer Mark Cunningham for help with their duplex home in the West Village, he dreamed up a spin on the open-concept kitchen and living room.

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Back-of-House Prep Area Behind a jib door built into the cabinetry, Cunningham designed a hyperfunctional butler’s pantry, which contains a coffee station, a second dishwasher, and a pull-down
stool to access ceiling-height storage. The space allows the homeowners to keep the main island clear while hosting.

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You won’t find a sprawling white marble island or bare shelving here: With the space’s industrial bones, “the biggest thing was trying to bring warmth,” explains the designer, who worked with Michael Gilmore of Weddle Gilmore on the

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Inside Towie stars Georgia Kousoulou and Tommy Mallett’s incredible home renovation as they build dream mansion in Essex

TOWIE stars Georgia Kousoulou and Tommy Mallett have revealed their incredible home renovation as they build their dream mansion in Essex.

Georgia, 29, and her beau Tommy, 28, have walked their fans through every step of the mega project on Instagram – even sharing photos of homes that inspire them.

Georgia Kousoulou and Tommy Mallett have revealed their incredible home renovation

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Georgia Kousoulou and Tommy Mallett have revealed their incredible home renovation

Georgia, who joined Towie in 2018, told fans: “A lot has changed today”

Her latest snap reveals her dream home is in its very early stages, with the stars building an extension onto the side of the house.

Bricks and timber are layed out on the patio as they work on the shell of the property.

Showing fans inside her home, Georgia has posted photos of her dream bathroom and hallway and revealed how she hopes they will look after she transforms them, sharing her “inspo” pics.

Georgia shows off her bathroom of dreams and her current bathroom

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