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25 Fabulous Home Offices That Unleash Mediterranean Magic

A fusion of contrasting cultures, traditions and inspiration drawn from exotic backdrops, Mediterranean style means different things for different …

Interior Design

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Backyard Kitchen in Berkeley, Ceramics Included<p>by Annie Quigley<p>At Home in the Netherlands with a DIY Serial Remodeler and …


High/Low: Chandelier-Inspired Glass Pendant Lights

We’ve had our eyes on the Neverending Glory lighting collection from Prague-based designers Jan Plechac & Henry Wielgus for a while now (we first …

Metropolitan Opera

11 Quick Ways to Instantly Make Over Any Room

Interior Design

Inside a Home Like No Other: Elisabeth TNT's Family Castle


9 Clever Ways to Organize With a Towel Bar

These rods are handy all over the house — not just the bathroom.<p>These rods are handy all over the house — not just the bathroom.


10 Elegant Homes You Simply Must Rent in Paris

These spaces are so lovely that you might just skip the Eiffel and stay in.<p>These spaces are so lovely that you might just skip the Eiffel and stay in.

Eiffel Tower

A California Bathroom That Breaks All the Rules

Designer Karen Vidal blurs boundaries in this bohemian space.<p>"Everything was so square and angular," says designer Karen Vidal, who softened the lines in this Manhattan Beach, California, bath with an arched doorway to the shower and an arched window to welcome light. Outlined in black, the …

Interior Design

10 Beautiful Flowers With Surprising Meanings

Friends don't let friends give tansies. (Camellias are safe, though.)<p>In Victorian times, a rose was not simply a rose — the people of this era loved labeling blooms with very specific meanings. These particular ones, which we found in <i>A Victorian Flower Dictionary</i>, are some of the most interesting.


7 Small-Space Spots You're Forgetting to Decorate

A lack of square footage shouldn't limit your big ideas.<p>A lack of square footage shouldn't limit your big ideas (or your Pinterest board).

Interior Design

26 Movies You Need To Watch Before Decorating Your Home

No matter what your decor style is, these movies are sure to inspire.<p>No matter what your decor style is, these movies are sure to inspire. Grab the popcorn — and something to take notes with — and get ready to binge on beauty.

Darkest Hour

A Simple Visual Guide to Photographic Lens Filters

If you’re just getting started in photography, perhaps you’ve confused or overwhelmed by the different types of filters that are available for your …

UPDATE: Tyler Perry Sold His Stunning Mansion For $17.5 Million

It's the most expensive residential home sale in Atlanta history.<p><b>Update 05/03/2016:</b> Writer slash actor slash director Tyler Perry is about to add another title to his stellar resume: Real estate mogul.<p>According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle<i>,</i> Perry's French Provincial mansion has sold for $17.5 …

Hollywood Actresses Are Depicted in Breathtakingly Life-like Watercolor Portraits

Italian illustrator Davide Morettini is incredibly talented when it comes to depicting famous female stars in breathtakingly realistic watercolor portraits. These life-like images showcase profiles of world-famous actresses–including: Natalie Portman, Angelina Jolie, and Nicole Kidman–who are …

Natalie Portman

18 Ways to Maximize Your Workout and Lose Weight Faster

No more wasting time at the gym.<p>Ask any runner who's naturally slim: There are a bazillion reasons to exercise that have nothing to do with losing weight. But if weight loss is your main motivator, make sure every minute of exercise counts with these tricks to burn more calories during exercise:<p><b>1.</b> …


These Asian Noodle Salad Recipes Will Save Your Summer

Photo credit: The Kitchy Kitchen, What's Cooking Good Looking, Cookie + Kate, This Gal Cooks, Use Real Butter, A House in the Hills<p>You can never have enough go-to quick, easy meal ideas -- especially during the summer when time is better spent outside. Salads are great for that, but often leave you …

5 Design Takeaways From a Beautiful Bathroom Reno

Goodbye, "dark and cramped yellow time capsule." Hello, cozy-yet-sophisticated oasis.<p>As part of the spring 2015 One Room Design Challenge — a biannual blogger event organized by the blog Calling it Home — 20 bloggers accepted the challenge of completely making over a single space in their homes in …

Interior Design

7 Easy Ways To Make Your Entryway Look Expensive

Experience elegance every time you walk through the door.<p><b>1. Harness the power of mirrors.</b> If you're going to splurge on anything in your entryway, mirrors are the way to go. A well placed mirror can instantly open up a space and add a luxurious feel to the space. So spending a little extra to …

12 Timeless Paint Colors That Will Never Go Out of Style

You'll never get tired of them.<p>Strong or subtle, these shades have one thing in common — you'll never get tired of them.

Interior Design

This No-Knead Bacon Bread Recipe Is Our Everything

Bacon bread is the stuff that great days are made of. Soft, doughy bread loaded with bites of salty, briny bacon is the culmination of all of our favorite things. It's downright irresistible. But when you add the fact that this loaf of bread is no-knead -- read: almost no work -- it gets even …

28 Colorful Kitchens That Will Inspire You

From classic pastels to offbeat colors.<p>Bored with your pure white kitchen? Try adding a dose of light — or bright — color to liven up your favorite room.


How to Make the Best Egg Sandwich Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: The Eastman Egg Company gives us the insider tips on putting together an egg sandwich so good, you'll look</i> …

Quinoa Detox Salad With Hemp Hearts

<b>Quinoa Detox Salad</b><p>This potato quinoa salad is a great way to detox your body without feeling deprived. Purple potatoes and quinoa not only fill you up, but are also full of important nutrients like fiber. Hemp hearts and almonds are packed with protein and add a nice texture to this salad. The …

8 Passover Desserts for a Sweet Seder

All of these desserts are perfect for Passover and most of them are gluten-free. But you don't need a holiday to enjoy these sweet treats: they are delicious any day, any time.<p><b>1. Double Chocolate Pavlova with Mascarpone Cream & Raspberries</b><p>A pavlova is a cake-shaped meringue with a marshmallowy …

75 Reasons Green Food Is the Best Food

Yes, we compiled 75 recipes in honor of our favorite color of food.<p><b>Sometimes, we just can't get enough green.</b> No, really. So we created this monster slideshow that celebrates our favorite color of food. Break out these recipes on St. Patrick's Day if you want to get really festive.


Blogs | Food & Wine

Despite the Russian roulette stereotype, people rarely fall ill in restaurants, chef Wakisaka Nobuyuki tells us.<p>Restaurant owners could face …


The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on

Food Preservation

The Ultimate Color Scale: Which Side of the Scale Do You Fall On?

On a scale of 1 to 10, what color scheme is right for you? Find out here.<p>On a scale of 1 to 10 — from quiet to high volume — we rate the intensity of each story in this issue. Which color scheme is right for you?

Interior Design

3 Quick Fixes to Refresh Your Bathroom

Libby Langdon, designer and host of the TV show, Daykeover, shares an easy makeover for a living room.<p>"Lots of warm, natural light is a wonderful thing, especially in a space defined by cold surfaces. A few quick fixes keep your bathroom private yet bright and airy." —<i>Libby Langdon</i><p><b>1. Replicate</b> …

Interior Design

7 Trends From 2014 That Aren't Going Away

We're wishing these 2014 trends a long and happy life.<p>We're wishing these 2014 trends a long and happy life. This article originally appeared on