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The Best Paint Colors for Beach House Bedrooms, According to Designers

1 of 12<p>Tradewind by Sherwin-Williams<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Hazy Blue by Benjamin Moore<p>3 of 12<p>Sea Salt by Sherwin-Williams<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Super White …

Sherwin-Williams

How to Make Your Bed The Right Way

Beds are the hardest working piece of furniture in the house. They’re where we begin and end our days, where we find comfort after a hard one, and …

Home Decorating

The Last Countertop Appliance You’ll Ever Buy: The Kenwood Cooking Chef

A couple of months ago, Michelle and I dropped in on our friend Amy Lindburg to scope out her recently renovated flat in the Panhandle neighborhood …

Common Interior Design Mistakes To Avoid

Not everyone has training in interior design but most people decorate their own homes — and everyone makes mistakes. It’s inevitable. You find things …

Home Decorating

How to Create a Gallery Wall Like You Know What You’re Doing

Building a gallery wall is an excellent home design project. Achievable for anyone—regardless of design acumen or handiness (I am a good example!)—a gallery wall turns art into art. You can take art and photos that you love on their own, and transform them into something that stands out as a …

Home Decorating

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

There are trade-offs, of course, but it's usually the cheaper option -- sometimes a lot cheaper.<p>Sometimes we get so stuck in the old way of doing things, we don't bother to see if there's a better alternative.<p>Take eyeglasses. Old way: Go to your local optical shop, get an eye exam, choose frames …

Customer Service

Expert Advice: How to Fold a Fitted Sheet, Step by Step

No doubt about it, when it comes to domestic efficiencies the fitted sheet is a dream invention. Yet, too often it’s an absolutely nightmare to fold. …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

Decorating With Sage Green Is a Thing for 2018, According to Pinterest

Pinterest put out their top 100 list of pins list and it looks like decorating with sage green is a favorite among pinners. Sage green is neutral, …

List-Worthy

3 Powerful Interior Design Rules That Can Transform Your Home

Whether you’re just starting out in the interior design world or you’ve been here for longer than you can remember, there’s one thing we can all …

Interior Design

Announcing The 2018 Writing Challenge

But First…The 2017 WinnerIn 2017, The Writing Cooperative hosted a 52-Week Writing Challenge in which we asked writers to publish one story every …

The best under-$100 home products you can buy from this unexpected store

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Urban Outfitters<p>If you're like us, you might've thought you left your days shopping at Urban Outfitters behind in college. Unexpectedly …

Home Decorating

Dave Barry’s Year in Review: Russia Mania, covfefe and the Category 5 weirdness of 2017

Looking back on 2017 is like waking up after a party where you made some poor decisions, such as drinking tequila squeezed from the underpants of a person you do not really know. (At least you hope it was tequila.)<p>The next day finds you lying naked in a dumpster in a different state, smeared from …

Donald Trump

First Draft: 14 Screenwriting Books Every Screenwriter Should Read

In partnership with <i>Creative Screenwriting</i> and <i>ScreenCraft</i>, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting.What are the best …

Writing

11 Fascinating Nonfiction Books To Give The Reader Who Already Has Basically Everything On Their Shelves

It's a fact that all readers love to receive new books. But finding the right books to gift to bibliophiles is actually much more difficult than one …

Interior Designers Call These the "Best Paint Colors Ever"

If you've ever stared at a wall of paint swatches, you surely know that choosing the right paint color can sometimes be so overwhelming that it's …

Mark Twain's 10 Tips for Writers

Mark Twain was a man who knew his way around the English language. We're talking about the guy responsible for such <i>bon mots</i> as "Golf is a good walk …

Too-high TVs and other measuring mistakes in decorating

Hanging light fixtures, flat-screen televisions and art all require commitment — you've got to put holes in your walls or ceiling, which can be a scary proposition. Design clients and friends come to me all the time, paralyzed by the thought of getting it wrong. The right measurements depend on …

Home Decorating

10 visual storytelling tips from top agencies

In the design industry, storytelling doesn't mean reading a book; it has a wider meaning connected with communicating the story behind a product, …

Expert Advice: How to Choose a Rug, with Luke Irwin

Somehow we find choosing a rug to be the hardest part of designing a room. Pattern or solid? Dark or light? And my own pitfall: choosing the right …

Julia Roberts turned 50 and answered a question about age in the most feminist way

Julia Roberts is a Hollywood legend for a reason, and today she gave us another reason to love her. She reminded us how a common question we ask …

10 genius products you can buy on Amazon that will completely change the vibe of your house

You’ve done your summer cleaning and now you’re in the process of doing some redecorating for fall. But as anyone who has attempted redecorating can …

20-Minute Weight Training Workout for Seniors

As you grow older, an active life is more important than ever. Even as the world tells you it's time to retire, relax, and take it easy, your body is …

How to Feel Better About Not Being as Good as You “Should” Be

Here’s the bitter truth: we will never be as good as we think we should be.None of us will.There will inevitably be times when we slip up and fail to …

Self-awareness

Are You a Decision Procrastinator? Here's How to Change That.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most crucial roles you as an entrepreneur play is that of decision-maker; as the founder and leader of an organization, you have the power to make final decisions at all levels, whether you're hiring that new intern or changing …

Microsoft confirms Windows 10 adoption slowdown

Microsoft today acknowledged that the Windows 10 adoption pace had slowed when it claimed the new operating system was running on approximately 400 …

50 Cool DIY Projects That Can Make Your Home More Beautiful

Small DIY projects are a great way to pass the time and also do something useful or nice for your home. Even you’re not really into this sort of …

Mary Karr On Writing Memoirs: 'No Doubt I've Gotten A Million Things Wrong'

Karr discusses the faults of memory, the challenges of writing about loved ones and the pain of deleting pages because "there was something untrue about them." <i>Originally broadcast Sept. 15, 2015.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVE DAVIES, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm Dave Davies, sitting in for Terry Gross. Mary Karr, …

Literature

iOS 10: All the new features, tips and guides

Bookmark this guide to everything new in iOS 10.<p>iOS 10 is here. Even though it looks just like iOS 9, a lot -- and we mean <b>a lot</b> -- of features are radically different. Messages is a lot more like Facebook Messenger, the lock screen packs a lot more info, and you can finally delete Apple's default …

Apps

Your fall fitness workout plan—customized by Emily Skye

Letting go of your normal routine is part of what makes summer blissful. Beach days, travel plans, and backyard barbecues often take precedence over …