Clare Rivers

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Dark Chocolate Avocado Cake with Chocolate Avocado Frosting

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour two 9” round cake pans.<p>Step 2<p>In a large bowl, whisk first five ingredients.<p>Step 3<p>In another …

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Woe is me! It’s nothing but gnashing of teeth and the renting asunder of clothing on my part. I am in deep mourning. This moody Swedish apartment is …

5 Ways to Decorate with Pantone’s 2016 Colors of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity

Pantone’s unveiling of its color of the year is always an exciting time for design fanatics, but 2016 is especially noteworthy because this year, the …

10 Times Velcro Proved It's the Handiest Material Ever

It effortlessly solves problems that we thought we'd just have to live with forever (sliding rugs, anyone?).<p>This stuff is amazing for way more than just keeping your kids' shoes on.

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<i>“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”</i> And how simply chic is this kitchen by interior designer Nicole Davis with its palette of white and …

Clever and Unexpected Ways to Use Balloons for a Party

Balloons and parties are like cake and ice cream – they just go together. While balloons can add instant festivity to many occasions, they can also …

When boho scandi grows up

There is still that Scandinavian vibe. You definitely can't miss it. And the cosmopolitan touches that we've come to expect. The palette is white and …

14 Feminine Touches to Add to Your Small Apartment

There is just something so satisfying about having your own space to style how you like. Now before you dismiss this post because you live in a small …

Freshome’s Bookcase Buying Guide

Bookcases are among the most useful pieces of furniture you’ll ever own. They not only organize your collection of novels, but also serve as a place …

DIY Mixed Metallics Geometric Clock

You have probably noticed the copper trend is still going strong, but some other metallic tones are joining the game! Mixed metallics work well with …

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Salon Drab is one of my favourite colours Farrow & Ball has launched this month. It is such a moody, deep, rich brown that I would have used in my …

Winter Hellebores by Swallows & Damsons

The Hellebore is my favorite winter flower. There is no more welcome a sight in a barren, frosty winter garden than the ever so subtle shy glimpse of …

12 DIY Canopy Beds That Will Turn Your Bedroom Into a Dreamy Wonderland

A few yards of gauzy fabric (or even a tablecloth!) can go a long way.<p>A few yards of gauzy fabric can go a long way.

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Vardo by Farrow Ball

Vardo, the teal that Farrow & Ball never had...UNTIL NOW. If I wasn't hung up on pink for my dining room, this would be the colour I would use. I …

40 Beautiful Easter Decorating Ideas

Celebrate springtime with festive (and flowery!) decor.<p>Create a gorgeous spring tablescape with white tulips and elegant ribbon, or go egg-centric and add baby's breath or fragrant florals to a wicker basket. We've got a fresh batch of ideas for every home's style!

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

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Because they mix old and new so well. Because family living can be stylish. Because Spanish tile gets me every time. That’s why I wanted to share …

30 Unbelievable Places That Are Hard To Believe Really Exist

Our Earth is full of wonders and beautiful places. Here is a collection of some breathtaking places that are hard to believe really exist.<b>(h/t:</b> …

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The top 50 gastropubs in Great Britain 2015

<i>This piece was originally published on September 9, 2015.</i><p>Celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit of the great British gastropub – the food-led phenomenon that saved the humble boozer from outright millennial slump – the Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropub Awards took place in Hertfordshire this …

Dreamy Black and White Watercolors by Artist Elicia Edijanto | Colossal

<p>There’s an innate relationship between children and the animal kingdom. Our children sing songs about animals, the have toy animals, they have books …

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