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A Relaxed Bungalow in Portland, Oregon

Freelance photographer <i></i>Jaclyn Campanaro <i></i>and her cat Cece <i></i>moved into this 1920s-era home less than a year ago, but their style already touches every nook …

These Tiny Wagons Make the Simple Life Stylish

With exposed wood details and a streamlined design, they're like the hipster alternative to trailers.<p>If life on the frontier ever strikes your fancy, these adorable wooden wagons would be the way to do it. Güte, the Canadian company that crafts these moveable huts, makes pioneering look much more …

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Articles about 5 modern l shaped homes frame outdoors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every day, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>At their house and flower farm in Los Angeles’s Glassell Park, Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery bring friends, family, and a fleet...<p>Currently …

L-Shaped Contemporary Home Adapted to an Inclined Topography: Zgharta Residence

Located in a Mediterranean olive grove landscape in Zgharta, Lebanon, <b>Zgharta Residence</b> by <b>platau</b> is an L-shaped contemporary home adapted to an …

10 Houseboats That Offer Some Seriously Amazing Views

Not that we needed convincing, but here's the argument for taking your next vacation on the water.<p>You can rent castles, tree houses, islands, and manors, but some vacation homes aren't on land at all. These floating abodes are a seriously next-level way to see the world. Get ready for the most …

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Celebrity House Swapping Is Taking Over Hollywood

And here are our favorite A-Listers who have done it.<p>And it's exactly what it sounds like.

Articles about 8 modern homes washington on Dwell.com - Dwell

Escaping to Palm Springs can feel like taking a trip back in time to the 1960s—and these vacation rentals will complete that...<p>With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the …

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Articles about 8 homes built outdoors on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>Nestled into the mountainous terrain of Shefford, Québec, this simply constructed residence is elegant and strong in expression.<p>Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern …

50 Gorgeous Industrial Pendant Lighting Ideas

They say that the best inventions are those that are born out of sheer necessity, and the truth is not all that different, even in the world of …

Home Ec: My Top 6 Tips for a Happy, Healthy Home

For the past 20 weeks, we’ve been celebrating Home Ec on Design*Sponge. From tips about cleaning and saving money to tutorials on fixing broken …

6 Smarter Ways to Make the Most of a Garage

Believe it or not, this cave-like space has potential.<p>Your garage might be a scary, junk-filled spot that you'd rather forget about. But, you're missing out on some prime room real estate there. To up its appeal — and its utility — consider these ideas.<p><b>1. Paint It a Cheerful Color</b><p>Designer Annie …

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Impressive Yet Elegant Walk-In Closet Ideas

Walk in closets have always been a symbol of luxury, but the days when a walk in closet exclusively belonged in a mansion are over. We have some of …

The 10 Best Vintage Finds On Etsy

"Antiques Roadshow" appraiser Jeni Sandberg rounded up her favorite furnishings in honor of the site's 10th anniversary.<p>The e-commerce company originally launched in June, 2005. It now has 32 million items for sale, including these fab vintage furnishings, rounded up by 20th century design expert …

Articles about vein how use marble kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

We sometimes muse on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit.<p>For centuries, crystals have been used in homes to ward off negative feelings, encourage prosperity, improve sleep and create...<p>White has often been seen as a boring ‘non’ colour. It’s …

Articles about shelf-aware-10-wall-mounted-storage-solutions-we-love on Dwell.com - Dwell

From the traditional with a twist to completely conceptual, these timely wall clocks will tell the hour, impress the guests, and...<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the Coverboy wire system has your...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts …

Braiding Newbies Will Love This Easy 3-Step Hairstyle

Everyone loves the intricate, elegant look of a braid. But the plaiting part itself? Not so much. For newbies, learning to French, fishtail or Dutch braid can feel as hard as learning another language, and while we break all of those techniques down for you (+ more!) right here on the site, for …

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16 Genius Fixes for Annoying Makeup Problems

Never get lipstick on your teeth again.<p>Makeup mistakes happen to the best of us, but these tips and tricks will make sure they don't happen to <i>you</i>.<p>It's easy for lipstick to transfer onto your teeth unless the formula is budgeproof. So, a good way to ensure it won't happen is by applying your lip …

10 Shades of Nude for Natural Summer Lips

Now that it’s officially summer, it’s time to enhance that natural sun-kissed glow with the perfect shade of nude lipstick. But how do you find the perfect "my lips but better" shade without looking completely washed out?<p>Clinique’s Colour Pro Makeup Artist Stephanie Flor shared some tips on how to …

Is Pastel Polish About to Become Summer's Most Wanted Nail Color?

What kind of summer manicure shade is clean and cool and takes you everywhere? That of the pastel variety. Tenoverten co-owner <b>Adair Ilyinsky,</b> who stocks a spectrum of pale lacquers at her trio of New York nail spas, offers three reasons why: “They are more unexpected than the brighter shades that …

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Make Your Makeup Melt-Proof: How to Keep Your Cat Eye on in the Heat

Applying eyeliner has always required a certain amount of focus and skill—the efforts of which become futile the moment an oily lid causes your cat eye to run. The trick to keeping eye makeup in place in spite of a heat wave or high humidity index, says editorial makeup artist Daniel Martin, lies …

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7 Chic Hats We’ve Fallen Head Over Heels For This Summer

Let’s say you (well, OK, me) are invited to a dinner for <b>Julien Dossena,</b> the new creative director for Paco Rabanne, on the steamiest, stormiest night of the summer so far. Your hair, never a reliable crowning glory, is in a particularly rebellious mood this particular evening, not even approaching …

Round Sunglasses Are Back in a Big Way! The Summer’s 13 Chicest Pairs

“With my sunglasses on, I'm <b>Jack Nicholson.</b> Without them, I'm fat and 60,” the three-time Oscar winner once said.<p>You are in all likelihood not fat and 60, but Jack has a point—for a small price, shades may bestow an ineluctable coolness that can elude a $10,000 ensemble. So powerful is their …

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Bardot or Bond Girl? The Best Icon-Inspired Swimsuits for Summer

Swimwear is a funny thing. You're basically nude, after all, and yet those tiny pieces of fabric can add up to so much story. Don't believe me? Would Elizabeth Taylor have created such a stir in <i>Suddenly, Last Summer</i> in a maillot of a different, less tan-accenting shade than the innocent allure of …

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Beyoncé and the New Beach Babe Beauty

Nude lips and a bronze glow may be a natural match for surfer waves, but even monochromatic makeup enthusiast <b>Beyoncé</b> is embracing a bolder brand of surfside cool this season. The singer was spotted on Instagram with her lanky golden waves tinted back to her signature warm, sun-streaked honey—a …

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Style Resolutions: How to Rock High-Waisted Shorts

High-waisted shorts have been around forever, but now they’re more popular than ever. If you’ve got a pair hanging around, now’s the time to make the most of those super-flattering, leg-baring bottoms. And while they’re incredibly on point for off-duty outings, they deserve a spot in your work week …

You're Better Than Waffle Cones. You Deserve A Chocolate Chip Cookie Cone.

Today in ice cream trends: Cookie cones are hot and waffle cones are totally not.<p><i>(Photo: Dudefoods.com)</i><p>A cookie cone is exactly what it sounds like: an oversized cookie shaped into cone form. They've been around for a while, but it's ice cream season right now, and some innovations are permanently …

'Man vs. Child: Chef Showdown' Pits Kids Against Professional Chefs

The latest addition to the never-ending cavalcade of culinary competition shows will pit kid chefs against grown-ups who cook for a living. Per a press release, "a team of five child cooking prodigies — Cloyce (13), Holden (14), Emmalee (12), Dylan (11), and Estie (7) — will challenge a prolific …

We're Into 'Em: EatPops Fruit and Veggie Ice Pops

Can a sugar-free fruit ice pop be a satisfying dessert? According to our associate web editor, who's been bingeing on them all month long, YES.<p>If you asked me about the dessert of my dreams one month ago, I guarantee I would not have said, "low-calorie ice pops."<p>But that was a month ago. And a …

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