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Perry Como’s Estate in New York | FOR SALE

The grounds provide a private park with lawns and mature professional landscaping surrounded by trees and shrubs that ensure total privacy. Only a short stroll to the wide, white-sand beach, the property comes with highly coveted beach rights.The multi-million record seller, television star, pioneer of the weekly musical variety show, and Peabody, Emmy, Kennedy Center and Grammy winner, “Mr. C,” as he was called, lived in the home for two decades. Sands Point, home to an impressive number of notables such as F. Scott Fitzgerald who made it the location for The Great Gatsby, William Randolph Hearst among others, has…

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“Cheers” TV Executive Producer’s Home | FOR SALE

In 2005, Long bought the 1909 Craftsman-style home, a stone’s throw from the popular shopping and dining area of Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Nestled into its oversize lot, the 2,936-square-foot home has three bedrooms and four baths and has been totally updated while still sympathetic to its original character. Spacious sunny rooms with hardwood floors, white walls, skylights, large windows and French doors add that beachy feel while the front porch is a great place to sit and wave hello to neighbors. https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/cheers-tv-executive-producers-home-sale

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$60 Million California Mansion with Vineyard | FOR SALE

Cambria was listed by Forbes as one of the country’s prettiest towns, near the famous Hearst Castle, and the southernmost gateway to the Pacific Coast Highway. Dining, antiquing, wine-tasting adventures and collecting shiny gem-like pebbles on Moonstone Beach are some of the town’s attractions. Browse the local shops, watch the whales off the Cambria coastline, ride the trails in the hope of spying the herd of wild zebras, or kick back at this bespoke vineyard estate in California’s popular Central Coast. Halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, a 30-minute flight to either city. Originally priced at $60 million, Retreat…

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Salter House: An Artfully Old-Fashioned Shop and Tea Room in Brooklyn Heights

Above: Wares are displayed like they would be in a home; here, Long-Stemmed Double Teaspoons ($65) and Flat Spatulas, made in Brooklyn ($60), are hung on the doors of a wooden hutch. The woven bag is the Abaca Mini Eco Tote ($24). Above: Shelves with a slightly gothic air hold Wee Pine Cone Candles ($24 for a box of four). Above: In the cabinet, a slew of enamelware, made in France and Belgium and starting at $6 for a small cup or bowl. Above: Utilitarian wares include brushes and brooms, hung from Shaker peg rails. Handmade Custodian brooms, also made in Brooklyn, are sometimes…

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Color of the Month, May 2019: Hazel

Color of the Month, May 2019: Hazel 1 × An Unexpectedly Bold Neutral An Unexpectedly Bold Neutral Our May 2019 Color of the Month, Pantone Hazel, is a warm, orange-toned tan that's a bit saturated. The terra cotta-esque shade provides a perfect opportunity to play with color that's a bit bolder while still staying in neutral territory. Keep reading to see more ways to use this paint color (and some variations on it!), and let us know which is your favorite in the comments. Left-right: Behr Rusty Gate M200-7; PPG Ginger Spice PPG1070-6; Pratt & Lambert Firenze 332F; Valspar Deep Clay Red 2003-7B https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/color-month-may-2019-hazel

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Dyed in Dublin: Kathryn Davey’s Naturally Tinted Textiles

Several years back, Kathryn Davey was newly divorced and raising her three daughters in San Francisco when she took up indigo dying. “I had always been into art and natural crafts,” she says, “and in the Bay Area I was exposed to a very creative community.” Completely self-taught, she learned from what she found on the internet, in books, and through trial and error—and got so adept that she was asked to lead workshops at the HandCraft Studio School in El Cerrito. Davey and daughters have since moved back to her native Dublin, and she now runs her own design…

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