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Turn rain gutters into fabulous shelving for the kids bed and living rooms

Storage Ideas

Square foot gardening suits any size space

‘Strawberries and onions newly planted’ CC BY-SA 2.0 Korye Logan<p>If you’re new to gardening, you’d likely prefer to start small. Which is why many …

Gardening

Low-Cost Luxe: 9 Pea Gravel Patio Ideas to Steal

At a cost of about $5 a square foot, a pea gravel patio is easy on the budget (especially if you open the 50-pound bags and rake the gravel …

23 Cheap And Easy Tricks Every Gardener Should Know

Plant that cash back in your wallet.

Gardening

Reese Witherspoon Inside the New InStyle: "I've Always Been a Little Spitfire"

<i>Inside the May</i> InStyle, <i>acclaimed author Fannie Flagg sat down with Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon for a candid conversation about movies,</i> …

Celebrity Gossip

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

Project Management

One Top Nail Artist Reveals The Secret to Achieving a Killer Mani

Plus her 5 favorite products.<p><i>In our 10th annual celebration of the world's top makeup, hair, and skin-care pros, we share their secrets—from the season's most flattering lipstick shade to the one easy trick for bombshell hair—no appointment required. Today: nails.</i><p><b>The Nail Gun:</b> Lucia Cheptene<p><b>Home</b> …

How to Do a Simple Romantic Smoky Eye

The makeup look that works for any occasion.<p>In 2014, I'm focusing on creating fresh, vibrant looks that I can use in many different facets of my life. Whether I am going to a meeting, running errands, or going out to dinner with my husband, I want a look that has an element of glamour and dazzle, …

How to create a show-stopping summer flower container

Give your summer pots the perfect meld of showiness and shape using one classic planting forumla<p>There’s something calm and stylish about a group of pots that contain just one plant each, such as well-established clumps of <b>agapanthus</b>; pom-pom-headed blue hydrangeas; ever-flowering arctotis; …

A Beginner’s Guide to Home Remodeling Costs

The first house my wife and I owned was brand spanking new – right out of the box. We walked in to fresh paint, clean carpets, new appliances and a …

Home Improvement

Straw Bale Gardening: An Easy Way To Grow Food

Last year I tried a few off-the-wall types of gardens, including a straw bale garden.<p><b>Plants growing out of straw bales</b> – I had seen them being done, …

Best Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors - Organic Gardening

I began growing my own vegetable seedlings more than 30 years ago, and I still remember my sad first attempts. Many seedlings keeled over and died, …

Create Your Own Wall Murals with Cheap Engineer Prints

Engineer prints are one of the cheapest tools for decorating boring walls. These oversized black-and-white prints cost about $0.75 a square foot at …

The hottest smartphone maker in China is now selling gorgeous TV sets for dirt cheap

There's a lot to love about the TV's specs, which includes a Sharp-built monitor and fast, powerful chips to handle the Android-based OS. It also supports all kinds of video and gaming formats, it's super thin, and you can even buy it with one of several bright candy-colored casings, which are both …

Smart TV

Why You Need Flared Jeans Right Now

This season, there is one item you can buy (or dig out of your closet) that will make you perfectly on-trend for spring: Flared jeans. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the '70s are back... in case you didn't get the multiple memos.<p>Not to be confused with boot-cut or wide-legged denim, flares become wider …

Clothing

10 Flowers To Grow With Vegetables

Companion Planting: How To Deter Pests and Encourage Beneficial Insects<p>Flowers among the vegetables are more than just a colourful addition. They …

With Windows 10, Do Laptops Need Touch? (Dell Has Some Thoughts)

How necessary is touch for Windows laptops? Maybe not quite as necessary as PC suppliers and consumers thought a couple of years ago.<p>I’m using two Windows laptops with touch capability right now. Here’s the 140-character-or-less version of my need for touch: I barely use it. And many Dell customers …

Laptops

24 Cheap DIY Kitchen Backsplash Ideas and Tutorials You Should See

The purpose of a kitchen backsplash is to protect the wall from getting dirty and ruin. But at the same time, it beautifies and unifies the kitchen …

Interior Design

Improve the Looks of a Storage Shed

Introduction: Improve the Looks of a Storage Shed<p>Finalist in the<br>Woodworking Contest<p>View Contest<p>Many storage sheds are built in backyards, but never …

Hysterical video shows why phone calls on the Apple Watch are going to be a nightmare

We’re all looking forward to the Apple Watch, but there’s one thing I’m definitely <i>not</i> looking forward to: the ability to answer phone calls on my wrist. And this clever video shows exactly why.<p>The NSFW video below, by New York-based YouTube comedy team Rated WTF, is already pretty hysterical, just …

The Best Colors for Every Room

Your front door, hallway, kitchen, and more!<p>Our experts help you determine what colors are best for your front door, hallways, small rooms, and more.

For Marketers Every Tech Trend Hinges On Big Data And Analytics

We never seem to tire of tech talk. We love debating and discussing the cloud, the Internet of Things, wearables, mobility, and every other new technology that hits the market. And why not? These gadgets and trends are changing the way we connect, communicate, market products, and engage with our …

Internet of Things

How to break into the mobile app business with little cash and no programming skill

Think you can make a bajillion dollars creating an app? David Gewirtz shows you how to get started. He doesn't guarantee you'll make any money, but …

Apps

Going to Vegas? Don't Miss the Grand Canyon

I've got a lot of "musts" to check off each time I visit Las Vegas -- $1 Wheel of Fortune slots at the Flamingo, late-night boozy milkshakes at Holstein's and a vanilla latte breakfast at Wynn's Terrace Point Café -- but after a <b>day trip to the Grand Canyon</b> this month, it's now at the top of my …

National Parks

21 Reasons to Decorate With Purple

Helen Mirren caused a stir in the media recently when she had the chutzpah to ride the New York subway, sitting next to — shock, horror — a real …

Interior Design

When Should I Plant What?

When thinking about planting seeds, sometimes it can be confusing. What should I plant when? Well, the answer is… there are a lot of different …

Gardening in Small Spaces: Container Gardens & Raised Beds

One of the best ways to save on produce is to grow your own! If you are living in an apartment or even a house with a tiny backyard you may think …

Gardening