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10 Clever Ways to Use Stock Kitchen Cabinets Throughout the House

(Image credit: Smitten Studio)<p>Turns out that stock cabinets are good for something beyond the kitchen. By modifying unfinished, or white, cabinets …

Dining Rooms

BEFORE & AFTER: From Cookie-Cutter To Personality-Packed

A peek at one of our favorite makeovers from this week's American Dream Builders.<p>On Sunday night's episode of Nate Berkus's new show, <i>American Dream Builders</i>, we were introduced to a pair of Mid-Century Modern homes in Palm Spring that got full overhauls thanks to the two competing teams. In a …

Kitchens

High/Low: Portable Laptop Stand

Two adjustable laptop stands at different ends of the price spectrum (one is pretty enough to be on permanent display).<p>Above: Erin Strater, a Pratt …

Exquisite Slim and Reusable Water Bottle Design Inspired by Standard Paper Sizes

Memobottle is an ingenious reusable water bottle design and was created as an environmentally friendly response to reducing single use plastic …

Your Color Bucket List: The Experiments You Must Try By 30

Designers share the color risks you need to take before you turn 30.<p>Designers share the color risks you need to take before you turn 30. This article originally appeared on housebeautiful.com.

Interior Design

Summer Solstice Chapel Hill Country Club Wedding

Ali and Conrad were college sweethearts at Duke University, but careers pulled them apart graduation. Five years later, they reunited and eventually …

Why It's Important To Play Dress-Up — Even If You're 80, Not 8

My grandmother Sue Turner grew up in Plaquemine, Louisiana, and her mother made all of her clothes. Being in a small town with somewhat limited …

Natural Alternatives to Adderall

Try these 7 natural remedies to boost your energy and concentration.<p>One of the first questions I commonly ask my clients is what, if any, prescription medications they are taking. Certain medications can deplete nutrients in the body and cause some major changes in your biochemistry. When …

Buck Johnston and Camp Bosworth, Owners of the Wrong Store in Marfa, Texas

Buck Johnston and Camp Bosworth never planned to move to Marfa. And they never imagined that once they did, they'd end up owning a shop together. They didn't come into it with any preconceived notions of what a shop should be--she's a graphic designer, he's an artist-and as a result, the Wrong …

Graphic Design

Who Needs a Tool Box? This Hair Clip Doubles as a Screwdriver, Wrench, and More!

With the right motions and enough patience, a spare bobby pin might come in handy if you ever find yourself locked out of your apartment, but now, …

Charming Texas Engagement Session + WIUP

From Christine Donee Photography...<i>This engagement session is very near and dear to my heart, as the sweet bride-to-be is none other than my</i> …

How to Save Your Blowout in Every Sweaty Summer Situation

The best feeling: getting a fresh salon blowout. Your hair bounces in the wind, and you love catching a glimpse of your commercial-ready strands in the mirror. The worst? When your strands prematurely melt, curl, or get messed up because you decided to work out or walk home in the humidity. So we …

Boob Deodorant: Yes, It Does Exist!

Having big boobs is so overrated. True, there are perks—cleavage! curves! boys love them!—but the downsides are very real, and at 32DDD, I should know. Have you ever tried buying a bikini? "I'll take an XXL top and a small bottom, please!" Or wearing a strapless dress? Or a backless dress? Or any …

The Truth About Victoria Beckham's New Diet Obsession

Does bee panacea live up to the hype?<p>Oh, you want to know how Victoria Beckham stays so impossibly svelte? So does the rest of the world—and a few weeks ago, she gave us a little hint, Tweeting "My new thing!! Eat one tsp a day!!" and a picture of Virgin Raw Food's Bee Panacea, a thick and syrupy …

For the Love of Golf

National Golf Day was May 21, 2014. There are so many great things about golf that extend far beyond the actual sport. Those who play golf want others to experience the many positive benefits, including being one of the last frontiers you can spend four hours without a cell phone connecting with …

Dan Schawbel: How to Promote Yourself Without Being Narcissistic

In the rising realm of social media and the increasing irrelevance of resumes, personal branding online is essential to stand out and succeed professionally.<p>But how do we build our brand, while instilling value, loyalty and most importantly trust with our audience? To get deeper into the topic, I …

Accept Responsibility (Principle #1 of the 7 Principles of Personal Effectiveness)

In my last blog I introduced 'The 7 Principles of Personal Effectiveness' captured by the acronym <b>A-D-D-R-E-S-S</b>. I encourage you to work through each of the <i>7 Principles</i>, and highlight any point that represents a gap for you, or challenges your current beliefs or practices.<p><b>The starting point for</b> …

The Rise of the Lifestyle Entrepreneur With Lewis Howes

<b>Apple, Facebook, Dell.</b><p>We've all heard of the billion-dollar technology companies that were created from college dorm rooms. These young, hipster entrepreneurs seems to be where all the attention is focused on, especially with the release of Hollywood movies, such as <i>The Social Network</i> and Jobs.<p>But …

The One Nutrient Everyone Needs

Doctors have long known the health powers of glutathione. But only now can you pop it daily to get its unparalleled benefits.<p>"Glutathione is your body's most powerful antioxidant and detoxifying agent, and it's also something of a well-kept secret," says Dr. Frank Lipman, Integrative and Functional …

Shop the Bungalow: Friends and Neighbors in Austin, TX

Visiting Friends & Neighbors is just like hanging out at the home of your coolest, best-traveled friend–except that all her stuff is for sale. East …

Colin's Column | Meeting Mandi Lennard, Fashion Polymath

Colin McDowell sits down with Mandi Lennard, a PR turned brand consultant who has built a unique position for herself at the intersection of emerging …

Nike Profit Tops Estimates as North American Shoe Sales Gain

<b>PORTLAND, United States —</b> Nike Inc. posted third-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates as the growing popularity of basketball shoes outside …

The Fashionable Rise of Danish Jewellery

Buoyed by a rich history and fashionable designs, Danish jewellery brands are expanding across Scandinavia and beyond.<p><b>COPENHAGEN, Denmark —</b> On a cold …

Shop Windows Go Digital as Dummies Get Smarter to Boost Sales

<b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> Dummies just got smarter. Three years after fashion retailers started outfitting mannequins with cameras to monitor …

Charles James: Master Couturier in Pictures

With two upcoming museum exhibitions, master couturier Charles James may finally get the recognition he deserves.<p>With two upcoming museum exhibitions, master couturier Charles James may finally get the recognition he deserves. Plus, read about the life of "the Einstein of fashion."

Patreon: A Fast-Growing Marketplace For Creators And Patrons Of The Arts

I first heard about Patreon through my friend Terra Naomi, a singer/songwriter who posted a series of videos to YouTube from her Hollywood apartment in 2006. One of them went viral, leading to a personal invitation by Al Gore to perform at the Live Earth music festival at Wembley Stadium, and deals …

How Tory Burch Became A Fashion Billionaire In Less Than A Decade

Her eponymous fashion line, which includes high-end handbags and Reva ballet flats, is ubiquitous.<p>The designer's bags, sunglasses and shoes are flying off the shelves at Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom and Saks. She's competing with more established brands like Coach, Michael Kors and Kate Spade — and …

Michael Kors