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xx   HOUSE

Photo shows how divider wall in bedroom partitions dressing area from sleeping area.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1971 (v.49#5) pg. 45

Photo shows how folding doors turn a bedroom into twin quarters.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1971 (v.49#5) pg. 53

Decorating tips and floor plans for getting the most from small bedrooms.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1971 (v.49#8) pg. 30

Photos and text suggest two ways to renovate a small bedroom. The first uses a fabric headboard/canopy that matches the drape. Second room features a built-in combination headboard, dressing table and bookshelf, a soffit with recessed lighting and a closet.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1973 (v.51#1) pg. 32

Photo and text suggest two ways to turn a guest room into a den that can still be used as a guest room. Built-in unit in second room consists of floor-to-ceiling book shelves with hideaway storage for a single rollaway bed. Plans can be ordered for built-in.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1973 (v.51#1) pg. 33

Six pages of ideas for bedroom arrangements and decorating.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1976 (v.54#2) pg. 62

Planning a bedroom addition. A look at possible locations for the addition.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1976 (v.54#3) pg. 74

Photos show how to create a bright bedroom for two from inexpensive items.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1976 (v.54#5) pg. 82

Photos show how a three-bedroom dorm space for teens was created in a basement.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1977 (v.55#5) pg. 130

Photo shows how two tiny bedrooms can be converted into one big one with separate sleeping and dressing areas. These areas are separated by a 7.5-ft. wide divider. One side of the divider is filled with shelving. The other side is a closet.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1977 (v.55#9) pg. M16 (222+)

Four pages of photos that show storage and arrangement solutions that make the most of the space in small master bedrooms.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1977 (v.55#11) pg. 132

Tip: How to build a grooming area in the corner of a bedroom.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1979 (v.57#2) pg. 107

How to make one room work like two. Five average rooms are given a double use. Extra uses include quilting room, playroom, guest bedroom, music room, and bedroom for two.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1980 (v.58#1) pg. 72

How to turn a bedroom into a multi-purpose retreat. Six pages of ideas.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1981 (v.59#3) pg. 42

How to "stretch" a small bedroom. Two different furniture arrangements for an 11x13-ft. bedroom.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1983 (v.61#5) pg. J22

How to give a bedroom a professionally decorated look. Walls and accessories are painted and stenciled with a tulip theme. (1) Strie glazing technique used on the walls emulates fabric. Blank border paper is stenciled with tulip motifs.(2) Paper lampshade is painted with a color wash and stenciled with a tulip motif. (3) Trio of bandboxes are painted and textured using a combing technique. (4) Purchased sheets and pillowcases are painted with beribboned sprays of tulips. (5) A purchased throw pillow is painted with ribbons and a spray of delicate flowers.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1991 (v.18#2) pg. 47, 33

How to use fabric patterns and painted designs to create a Victorian bedroom. Includes patterns and instructions for painting morning glory, rose, poppy and round generic flowers. These motifs are then combined to embellish walls, ceiling-fan paddles, doilies, a dresser scarf and a bedspread.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 62

A country-style bedroom you can do yourself. Features alcove bed, linen closet, gathered shades, and refurbished furniture.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 76, 104

Wake up your bedroom. Six bedroom schemes ranging from homey Americana to sleek high-tech.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 17 1981 (v.94#4) pg. 100

How to divide a bedroom into two areas. Three solid screens hung on ceiling tracks divide the room or can be pushed all the way back in the wall. Each side of the room has a built-in bed and closet. Drawer-type bed is built beneath each exposed bed to provide sleeping space for guests.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #140 Dec 1972 (v.22#9) pg. 36

Double-envelope addition. A greenhouse connector and a barrel-vaulted bedroom heated only by the sun. Includes details for building a bowstring (curved) truss.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #11 Oct-Nov 1982 pg. 66

Magical bedrooms. Six ways to decorate your bedroom from romantic to the country look.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1980 (v.191#2) pg. 108

Low-rise, high-style bedroom. Make an ill-proportioned bedroom cozier by raising the floor. Construction details for a platform floor, clothes/accessories wall frame, and platform bed are included.
HOME MECHANIX #707 Mar 1987 (v.83) pg. 56

Suite success. Strategies for gaining more space for master bedrooms and baths without adding on to your home.
HOME MECHANIX #775 May 1993 (v.89) pg. 70

Better bedrooms. Ideas for making them more than just a place to sleep.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1990 (v.15#10) pg. 20

New sleeping arrangements. Ideas on finding or adding space for a new bedroom in an existing house.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1991 (v.16#3) pg. 24

Remodeling an attic or dormer bedroom, with its sloping ceiling and angled walls, into a more pleasant bedroom "apartment". Photos & diagrams.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #4 Winter 1976 (v.1#4) pg. 70

Photos and sketches show how an attic was converted into a master bedroom.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1980 (v.5#4) pg. 48

Stretch a small bedroom to accommodate three.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #422 Jul 1963 (v.59) pg. 82

A roomette for guests. A small, simple room in an attic is just the place for guest accommodations. A bunk bed, simple clothes rack, a small window and inexpensive wall treatment keeps the cost down.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #561 Feb 1975 (v.71) pg. 74

How to build a dormitory in a basement. Key feature of this plan is the use of large sliding doors and removable partition walls that allow for easy conversion to a large open area for party use.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #593 Oct 1977 (v.73) pg. 88

Divide one bedroom into two bedrooms with bunk bed room divider.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1964 (v.122#5) pg. 148

Attic studio bedroom features a pull-out double bed that doubles as a divan and has unique ceiling treatment.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1965 (v.123#4) pg. 146

Two rooms from one. Converting a 10x14-ft. bedroom into two bedrooms by using a folding door partition, wall-hung beds, combination wall-hung dresser/desks, wall-hung night stands and a closet built into a corner area.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1966 (v.126#6) pg. 137

Seven ways to fit a guest bedroom into your present house.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1965 (v.186#3) pg. 140

Seven ways to control unwanted light and sound when two people occupy the same bedroom.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1965 (v.187#6) pg. 120

Six remodeling ideas on ways to add a dressing room and bath to an existing master bedroom.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1968 (v.192#2) pg. 142

Suggestions for converting a master bedroom into two smaller bedrooms.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1968 (v.192#4) pg. 192

Convert an attic into a bedroom. This renovation illustrates many drawers built under the eaves, the use of a large picture window and various furniture arrangements.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1973 (v.203#3) pg. 90

Wraparound counter for attic built-ins. Clever design allows you to create ample sleep, storage and work space in what was formerly a cramped attic room. Includes a desk, platform bed and bedside table.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1984 (v.224#1) pg. 90

Double-duty room. Easy-to-make cabinets and a folding hideaway bed let you convert this dining room to a guest room and back again in just minutes.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1984 (v.225#3) pg. 108

Build this combo bedroom/study. Finished attic is outfitted with handsome wainscoting, platform-bed with under-the-bed storage drawers, and a horseshoe-shaped desk.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1986 (v.229#6) pg. 74

Sleeping rooms. Guidelines to create a tranquil sleeping environment.

Photos and brief text shows how a 19x21-ft. garage can be converted into a master bedroom. Est. cost: $3,500.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 144

Tip shows how a two-car garage was converted into a master bedroom with a hobby area.
SUNSET Feb 1978 (v.160#2) pg. 92

Suite retreat. Planning ideas to turn a bedroom into a master suite.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #812 Feb 1997 (v.93) pg. 32

Photos show wall treatments that create interesting backgrounds to dramatize a dining area or bedroom.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 1 1979 (v.43#2) pg. 88

100 bazaar best-sellers. Fabric accessories for bathroom and bedroom.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1981 (v.44#14) pg. 74

Folk-art sign combines a semi-circular plaque, with a profile of a duck, goose or loon and the last name of the homeowner.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1989 (v.13#4) pg. 34

Convert attic space into a unique bedroom and build special pieces of furniture to compliment the room.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1966 (v.22#3) pg. 16

How to create a bedroom in the basement. Includes the closing of a small window and the creation of a large one. Room described is 12x13 ft.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1973 (v.29#2) pg. 26

How to remodel an attic with steeply sloping ceilings and convert it into a study guest room. Includes the installation of a bay window in one gable. Includes buit-in bunk beds with storage beneath and a desk top mounted to the wall at one end and hung from the ceiling by chains on the other.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1974 (v.30#2) pg. 34

How to convert an attic into a bedroom. Includes installation of a plywood floor topped with carpeting and the use of Masonite Ruf X-90 siding for paneling.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1975 (v.31#2) pg. 58