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Moment of Luxury

Home & Garden (#204)

Bill explores the 18-century house of designer Bunny Williams and the Trade Secrets garden show. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: In Moment of Luxury, interior designer Bill Stubbs, one of Architectural Digest's Top 100 Designers (2007), makes luxury accessible at any budget with transformational tips inspired by international locales and top experts. Shot in brilliant high-definition, this exciting new lifestyle series features the perfect blend of design, architecture, culture and history from around the world. Viewers will take away tips from each episode for a range of styles and budgets.

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