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Book ReviewTitle: "Restore. Recycle. Repurpose. Create a Beautiful Home" Author: Randy Florke with Nancy J. Becker Publisher: Hearst Books, 2010; 192 pages; $24.95When I think of country-style decor, good things do not come to mind. I think of oak dinette sets with heart-shaped carved chairs and gingham chair pads. I think of walls stenciled with teddy bears voguing around needlepoint sayings. I think: raffia. Need I say more? I thought not. One quick flip through "Restore. Recycle. Repurpose. Create a Beautiful Home" ("RRR"), by Country Living Magazine editor Randy Florke, with Nancy J. Becker, and I stand corrected. Pleasantly so. Apparently, while many of us were sleeping, with urban chic dreams styled by Pottery Barn, Restoration Hardware and D...