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April, 2000 Contest: If You Won the Lottery, What Would Be Your First Purchase For Your Home?
August, 2000 Contest: What Is Your Favorite Piece Of Furniture & Why Do You Love It?
December, 2000 Contest: How Has Having A Pet Affected Your Home & Life?
February, 2000 Contest: What’s Your Favorite Collection?
January, 2000 Contest: Why Do You Love Your Home?
July, 2000 Contest: What Is Your Favorite Decorating Style And Why?
June, 2000 Contest: Which Room Do You Spend The Most Time In And Why?
March, 2000 Contest: What's Your Favorite Memory Of Your Childhood Home?
May, 2000 Contest: What Does Your Spouse Or Partner Think About Decorating?
November, 2000 Contest: Are You A Pack Rat Or A Minimalist?
October, 2000 Contest: How Do You Imagine Interior Decorating Will Differ In The Year 2050
September, 2000 Contest: How Do You And Your Husband Compromise In Making Decorating Decisions?
April, 2001 Contest: Where Do You Spend Time When You Want To Relax At Home And What Do You Do There?
August, 2001 Contest: What was your first decorating purchase and what did it mean to you?
December, 2001 Contest: How long have you lived in your home and what made you decide it was right for you?
February, 2001 Contest: Which Household Appliance Can't You Live Without and Why?
January, 2001 Contest: Do You Enjoy Entertaining Or Do You Try To Avoid It?
July, 2001 Contest: What Are Your Closets and Drawers Like? Neat or Messy?
June, 2001 Contest: What Is The Biggest Decorating Blunder You Have Ever Made?
March, 2001 Contest: Who Is The Chef In Your House And Do You Share Responsibilities Or Is It A One Person Operation?
May, 2001 Contest: What Is The Most Unique Thing Inside Or Outside Your Home?
November, 2001 Contest: What is the artwork like in your home?
October, 2001 Contest: What's the best thing about living in your neighborhood?
September, 2001 Contest: What is your favorite time of year in your Home?
April, 2002 Contest: What are some of the ways you have child-proofed your home?
August, 2002 Contest: Have you applied any Feng Shui principles to your home and have you experienced any changes?
December, 2002 Contest: How does your home reflect the holiday season?
February, 2002 Contest: What is your favorite time of day in your home and why?
January, 2002 Contest: If you could make one major change what would you do to transform your home?
July, 2002 Contest: Describe your bedroom and what you like best about it.
June, 2002 Contest: Do you prefer to decorate your home with a neutral palette or a colorful scheme?
March, 2002 Contest: Are you relaxed or uptight about having people in your home when they come to visit?
May, 2002 Contest: What is more important to you, how your home looks or feels and why?
November, 2002 Contest: Do you have house plants and a green or black thumb?
October 2002 Contest: Where is your favorite place to read in your home and why?
September, 2002 Contest: Which room in your home is your least favorite and why?
April, 2003 Contest: Describe the neatest or messiest person in your home
August, 2003 Contest: If you could live anywhere, where would you live and why?
December, 2003 Contest: At the holidays do you prefer to entertain or be entertained?
February, 2003 Contest: Which room do you spend the most time in with guests and why?
January, 2003 Contest: How do you intend to refine the interior of your home in 2003?
July, 2003 Contest: Do you or don’t you get along with your neighbors?
June, 2003 Contest: What sounds do you hear when you are inside your home?
March, 2003 Contest: When you hear the espression "home is where the heart is," what does it make you think of?
May, 2003 Contest: Tell us about who cleans your home and whether or not she or he does a good job
November, 2003 Contest: Describe the "best" chair in your home and what makes it special
October, 2003 Contest: Is your home light or dark and how has this affected your decorating?
Sept, 2003 Contest: What is your best recipe for easy entertaining?
April, 2004 Contest: Where in your home do you retreat when you need time alone?
August, 2004 Contest: If you could live anywhere, where would it be and why?
December, 2004 Contest: What is your favorite memory of a holiday spent at home?
February, 2004 Contest: What is your favorite way to make your home smell good?
January, 2004 Contest: Which 2003 "contest winner" is your favorite and why?
June_July, 2004 Contest: What does the outside of your home look like?
March, 2004 Contest: How many homes have you lived in since you were born and which is your favorite?
May, 2004 Contest: Which of your relatives lives closest to you and how often do you see each other?
November, 2004 Contest: How often do you clean out your closets and what do you do with the things you remove?
October, 2004 Contest: How are cell phones affecting your usage of the telephones in your home?
Sept, 2004 Contest: What is your favorite color scheme and why?
April, 2005 Contest: When guests come to stay, where do they sleep and how do you make them comfortable?
August, 2005 Contest: What do you think about the new flat screen televisions and do you have one or want one?
December, 2005 Contest: Do you enjoy dressing up your home for the holidays or do you prefer to keep it fairly unadorned
February, 2005 Contest: How cold does it get at this time of year where you live and what changes do you make in your home to compensate for it?
January, 2005 Contest: Do you prefer eating out at restaurants or having a home-cooked meal and why?
July, 2005 Contest: What do you see when you look through your windows?
June, 2005 Contest: Is your kitchen the main hub in your home and, if not, which room is?
March, 2005 Contest: How many bathrooms do you have in your home and are you comfortable with that number?
May, 2005 Contest: Are you thinking of moving to a smaller or larger home and why?
November, 2004 Contest: Do you or your spouse/partner agree or disagree about the temperature in your home?
October, 2005 Contest: How do you feel when you leave your home on a trip
Sept, 2005 Contest: Which home improvement project do you hope to tackle now that summer is almost over
April, 2006 Contest: Do you have stacks of magazines in your home and how do you deal with the pile-up
August, 2006 Contest: When the weather is warm, do you enjoy spending time outdoors or do you prefer relaxing indoors in your air-conditioned home and why?
Dec, 2006 Contest: If you could have any gift for the holidays, what would it be?
February, 2006 Contest: What is your favorite craft project that takes less than one hour to complete
January, 2006 Contest: Do you have guests or were you a guest for the holidays and what was the experience like?
July, 2006 Contest: Now that your children are out of school for the summer, is your home messier or just as neat as usual?
June, 2006 Contest: How do you prefer to entertain in the summer and what is your favorite recipe?
March, 2006 Contest: What are you doing to make your home feel more tranquil and Zen-like?
May, 2006 Contest: What are your initial thoughts about your home when you open the front door at the end of the day or after you return from a vacation?
Nov, 2006 Contest: Describe the piece of art you like best in your home and why?
Oct, 2006 Contest: What is the most sentimental piece of furniture or accessory in your home and why does it mean so much to you?
Sept, 2006 Contest: If you could have any dream home, would it be a country cottage, a city penthouse or a house by the beach and why?
April, 2007 Contest: Do you have a guest room in your home and what does it look like? If not, where do guests sleep when they come to visit?
August, 2007 Contest: When you first saw the home you are living in now, what was the feature(s) that made you want to live there?
Dec, 2007 Contest: How are you decorating your home for the holidays?
February, 2007 Contest: What are some of the ways you are trying to save energy in your home?
Jan, 2007 Contest: Are the insides of your closets as neat (or as messy) as the rest of your home?
July, 2007 Contest: Tell us about the biggest party you have ever hosted in your home.
June, 2007 Contest: If you were given a choice, would you spend the summer in a mountainside house or a home by the beach, and why?
March, 2007 Contest: Has your design style evolved over the years and if so how?
May, 2007 Contest: When you think about your home, are you more concerned with beauty or comfort?
Nov, 2007 Contest: Have you painted the rooms in your home in different colors or have you applied one color throughout your residence?
Oct, 2007 Contest: How have you decorated your child’s room to make it look and feel special?
Sept, 2007 Contest: Who washes your windows? How often is it done and do you use any special techniques or products?
April, 2008 Contest: Are you trying to be more eco-conscious and "green" in your home?
August, 2008 Contest: Which book, that you have read this summer, is your favorite and why?
Dec, 2008 Contest: Do you prefer an old-fashioned Christmas celebration at your home, with friends and family, or do you like to go on vacation or visit others during the holidays?
February, 2008 Contest: What is your secret to making your home smell good?
Jan, 2008 Contest: What are your New Year’s resolutions for your home?
July, 2008 Contest: With the high price of gas, are you spending more time at home and, if so, what are you doing with that time?
June, 2008 Contest: How is the current real estate market affecting whether you live in a rental or own a home?
March, 2008 Contest: What is the best bargain you have ever found for furnishing your home and where did you find it?
May, 2008 Contest: When you walk through the front door, how does your home make you feel?
Nov, 2008 Contest: How will you be celebrating Thanksgiving this year? Will your celebration be any different from previous years and, if so, how?
Oct, 2008 Contest: How has the economy affected your lifestyle?
Sept, 2008 Contest: Have you been using less air conditioning this summer and do you think the high cost of fuel will affect the way you set your thermostat this winter?
April_May, 2009 Contest: Have you been tackling projects to prepare your home for resale when the market changes? If so, what have you been doing?
Dec, 2009 Contest: This holiday season will you be giving homemade or store-bought gifts? If homemade, what will you be making?
February, 2009 Contest: Of all the things you have given away, sold or donated, is there anything you miss or are you happier having less stuff?
Jan, 2009 Contest: Now that 2009 has arrived, what will be the first home improvement or decorating project you undertake?
June_August, 2009 Contest: Would you rather have a small home and more money for travel, or a large home and limited vacation funds?
March, 2009 Contest: Have you been entertaining at home more, in order to save money? If so, what are you serving for dinner?
Nov, 2009 Contest: Has your decorating style remained the same over the years or has it changed? If so, how?
Sept_Oct, 2009 Contest: What is the best DIY ( Do-It-Yourself) project you have ever created? Tell us what you created, how you did it step by step, and in what way it benefited you or someone else
April, 2010 Contest: Do you enjoy shopping in consignment stores and antique shops? If so, are you looking for anything in particular or are you just browsing for bargains?
August, 2010 Contest: Do you have old family photos displayed in your home? If so, of whom and when were they taken?
December, 2010 Contest: Is your desk neat or messy? Do you like it that way?
Jan_Feb, 2010 Contest: Where do you store your magazines? Do you have difficulty finding a place for them or do you have an effective solution?
June-July, 2010 Contest: How have your pets affected your decorating choices?
March, 2010 Contest: What is the next home improvement or redecorating project you have planned, and why?
May, 2010 Contest: Which hostess gifts have you given or received that meant the most to you?
October-November, 2010 Contest: Do you enjoy or dread cleaning out your closets or drawers, and why?
September, 2010 Contest: Have you made any small updates to freshen the interior of your home, recently? If so what, and have they made a difference in the way your space looks?
January-March, 2011 Contest: What are some of the things you are doing to maintain or increase the value of your home?
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Beautifully Organized Home Office
Books are the best decoration
Breathe New Life into Old Frames
Bring Summer Inside
Bringing the Inside Out
Bringing the Outside In
Change the feel of your room with drapery panels
Cozy up with Color!
Create A Beautiful Foyer
Create a Mood with Color – part 1
Create a Mood with Color – part 2
Create a Relaxing Ambience with Low Lighting
Creating Interest with Colour
Creating Personal Art
Decorating With Books
Dress Your Home For Summer
First Things First
Flat Screen TV
Getting Ready For The Holidays
Green Thumb or Not!
Helpdesk for the Home
How to Inject Color Into Your Home
It's That Time of Year Again
Kids Will Be Kids
Looking to Nature's Palette when Decorating
Make The Most Of The Space You Live In
Message Central without the Mess
Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall?
Name That Room!
New Year – New Organizational Habits
New Year's Resolutions
Outside The Box
Photos, Photos, Everywhere!
Pumpkins, Wheelbarrows, and Candlelight
Quick Closet Fix
Quick Tips for Moving or Downsizing Your Home
Small Home Office
Spring Cleaning Tips Checklist_part 1
Spring Cleaning Tips Checklist_part 2
Spring Decorating / Create a Garden
Springtime in January
Start Decorating Today
Step by Step into the Holidays (Part 2)
Step by Step into the Holidays(Part 1)
Take the Chill Out!
Thanksgiving Centerpiece Made Easy
The Impact Of Color In Our Lives
The Nursery (Your Child's First Impression)
The Summer Dining Room
These are a few of my favorite things
Use What You Have for Holiday Decorating – part 1
Use What You Have for Holiday Decorating – part 2
Utilize Your Space
When Choosing Lamps
When it is Time to Shop for a New Sofa
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