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Most people feel safe in their homes, survey finds

(ran HS edition)

Despite all the scare stories, 99 percent of you feel safe in your homes. You should: 87 percent of homeowners have installed deadbolt locks, 48 percent have outdoor or sensor or otion lighting, 24 percent have alarm systems, 23 percent own a gun and 16 percent participate in neighborhood patrols, says a Hearst Magazine/Pier 1 Imports survey.

Darling, it's hue! Color boldly, says interior designer Eleanor Brenner of Paje Designs, in Santa Fe, N.M. To decorate a wall, she suggests buying 12 inexpensive frames and painting them in a high-gloss finish. Buy a beautiful book on flowers and mat and frame the prints.