Alexia Christou

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12 brilliant laundry solutions that will make your life easier!

In order to make our home look neat & organized, we need to do a number of tedious chores, and washing dirty clothes is one of them. Doing laundry …

4 Essential Steps to Create a Fabulous and Functional Home Office

Shop a similar look: Chairs | Planter | End Table<p>Too often, creating a functional home office ends up at the bottom of our to-do lists. Most of us …

11 Space-Saving DIY Kids’ Room Storage Ideas that Help Declutter

There are few rooms that demand as much work as the kids’ room. And it is not just about planning for the design of the room, its style, theme and …

10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home …

When In Decorating Doubt, Follow the 3/3 Rule

Sometimes the best way to decorate, particularly when you don't know where to start, is by looking at nature itself. Plenty of decorators will tell …

Living Rooms

8 adorable hallways that make a great first impression

If you have a tendency to think of your hallways as just transitional areas that aren't worthy of your full design attention, you need to rid …

How to Transition a Baby’s Bedroom Into a Big-Kid Room Effortlessly

Designers say you should err on the side of classic, and pay close attention to how you store your stuff<p><i>Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior</i> …

11 counters perfect for small kitchens

Kitchens always seem to be the one room in every home where everybody wants to convene and spend time together, but if the space itself is small, …

10 Wallpapers to Treat Your Kid’s Bedrooms

Decorating a child’s bedroom might be the most fun decorating process because a child’s bedroom can be anything they want it to be. There are no …

Decoration Mistakes: 14 things in your home that bother your guests

All of us have expectations from our guests, whether they come to spend the day or on an extended visit. The code of conduct for visitors is a common …

13 tricks to make narrow kitchens work more effectively

Narrow kitchens are a very common problems encountered in modern urban apartments and we are all starting to feel the pinch of not enough space! …

Food & Dining

15 Stunning Quartz Countertop Colors To Gather Inspiration From

From black to pops of blue, there are a lot of various routes to take when it comes to your kitchen countertops. And if you’ve decided to go with …

Area Rug Size Guide to Help You Select the RIGHT Size Area Rug!

A well-chosen area rug can add warmth and personality to a room. It can also serve to visually anchor your furniture layout and absorb noise in high …

Home Decorating

5 colours you need for a happy home, according to an interiors expert

<b>We already know how colours can influence our mood and equally reflect our personality, but when it comes to decorating the home, what are the best</b> …

Make your home more you with these 14 ideas!

You do not always require the room decorators or interior designers to give that extra edge to your home spaces. All you need is your own creativity …

Home Decorating: How To Furnish Your Way

Interested in home decorating, but don’t know where to start or can’t afford an interior designer? Check out these great tips on how to furnish your …

The definitive, scientific answers to 20 health questions everyone has

In the past few years alone, we got more evidence that coffee isn't a cause of cancer and the debate over the health effects of sugar became even more heated.<p>To help you parse out what works from what's merely myth, we compiled the definitive (at least for now) answers to some of the most pressing …

Tap Water

13 Life-Changing Items To Add To Your Kitchen In 2017

Amazon users gave these products a *chef kissing his fingers* review.

These incredibly creative high heels look like wearable sculptures

An Israeli Footwear designer, Kobi Levi is a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art & Design in Jerusalem. Though he is not a sculptor, but his …

This Clever Bunk Bed Is Also a Sofa

How's that for handy?<p>If you're constantly hosting houseguests, you probably have a few pieces that pull double duty — like a pull-out couch or a room divider. But Resource Furniture's Palazzo wall bed system takes that concept to the next level.<p>Its bunk beds convert into a sofa — or the sofa …

21 Non-Disney Animated Movies You Have To See ASAP

You know you loved the hell out of The Land Before Time.

Only Yesterday review: You couldn’t legally watch this amazing Japanese film in the US — until now

This anime classic has taken 25 years to make it to our shores.<p>The Japanese film <i>Only Yesterday</i>, released in 1991, has been called a masterpiece. It's made lists of the greatest animated films — or just the greatest films — ever made. It's largely hailed as a landmark in the development of anime.<p>And …

Anime

I'm a high-risk-pregnancy expert. So why didn't I worry about my own fertility?

By Shannon M. Clark<p>The other day, I saw a new patient in my office. She was 39 years old, healthy, a successful career woman, pregnant for the first time — and scared to death. After trying for two years to conceive, she had finally done it. But instead of being thrilled, she was worried about the …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

20 absolutely insane things people have tried to smuggle through customs

IF YOU DON’T ALREADY, you absolutely need to follow the TSA’s insane Instagram account: in it, they display all of the ridiculous things people try …

5 Modern Paint Colors That Work Surprisingly Well in Old Houses

These vibrant colors are anything but old fashioned.<p>White-washing is all the rage these days, so we can't help but breathe a sigh of relief when we spot an interior painted in bright, bold colors. Brilliant hues aren't just for newer homes, though — used correctly, they can make a historical home …

Picture of cat wearing "cone of shame" goes viral

Albert’s bad day becomes an Internet sensation<p>A Persian cat called Albert has become an Internet sensation with his reaction to having a protective cone fitted getting 1.8 million views on the photo-sharing website, Imgur.<p>It was a situation which will be all too familiar to cat owners.<p>Albert had …

9 Surprising Facts About Coffee Every Caffeine Addict Should Know

Turns out there is an optimal time to drink it.<p><b>1) Most energy drinks don't contain as much caffeine as a Starbucks coffee.</b><p>Don't believe anyone who tells you those expensive energy drinks have more bang than a cup of coffee. A 16-ounce Monster has about 150 milligrams of caffeine — half the amount …