Erica Ehrhardt

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One of the Best, Most Inexpensive Ways to Beautify Your Home

If you want to add just one thing to a room to fancy it up, to really take the space to the next level, you can't do better than crown molding. Crown …

The 5 Foods You Should Eat Every Day, According to a Harvard Professor (One is, Oh, Very Difficult)

I couldn't eat one of these every day. I just couldn't.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Think about the things you ingest every single day.<p>Coffee is likely one. Chocolate is surely one, if you have any taste.<p>What else? Cereal? …

A Beginner’s Guide to Zero-Waste Living: 10 Tips from Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer is an advocate for the zero-waste movement who leads by example—and by very engaging videos (“DIY deodorant,” “What do you do about …

Diapers

These are the plants that will actually clean up your air

No matter how clean your home is, chances are, the air’s still got a <i>little</i> somethin’ somethin’ in it that isn’t exactly *great* for your body …

9 Clever Small Space Ideas to Steal from IKEA

The stylists at IKEA decorated this small bedroom in three different ways.<p>(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Here is a confession: I read IKEA catalogs not just to …

Before and After: A Perfectly Fine Kitchen Is Now Perfect

What's the solution to two competing patterns of speckled stone in a kitchen? Sometimes the answer is a third, completely different material....<p>Argh, …

Luxury Lifestyle

The 60-30-10 Color Rule

If you admire the beautiful bedrooms featured in decorating magazines or pinned on Pinterest, but your own bedroom is entirely neutral because you …

The best potatoes for mashing — and the ones you want to avoid

You could climb mountains. You know, the ones made from rocks. Or you could climb mountains of mashed potatoes. But what are the best potatoes for mashing into those golden, buttery piles of steamy starch — the ones that, when made properly, are equal parts rich and fluffy?<p>Well, straight-up, <b>Yukon</b> …

10 advice by professionals on interior design

Whether it’s a building, an interior, or simply a place where someone lives, there are many things to consider. A good amount of time is needed in …

Living Rooms

This Tile Trick Is a Game-Changer for Budget Bathrooms

Believe it or not, an inexpensive box of off-the-shelf tiles can totally transform your floors. There's no need to go out and by something expensive, …

20 stylish designer kurtas that are perfect for any occasion

The kurta is an indispensable piece of clothing in your ethnic wear wardrobe. Throw it on for an unplanned event at your friend’s wedding, wear it to …

5 Home Items to Ditch If You Want to Be More Stylish

Styling a home is much like putting together an outfit. Some people just seem to have a knack for combining pieces that look effortlessly cool while …

Home Decorating

The Surprising Psychology Behind Using Natural Colors

"Nature captures your attention in a way that is not urgent or oppressive. In other words, you don't have to pay attention to the wind in the trees, …

Psychology

If you see this mysterious code on your boarding pass, get ready to be searched

That's because the passengers whose boarding passes bear these four letters have been pre-selected for additional security screening.<p>"SSSS stands for Secondary Security Screening Selection and it appears on a passenger's boarding pass when they've been selected by TSA's Secure Flight system for …

Meet Beelzebufo, the dinosaur-eating "devil toad"

Frogs are generally fairly harmless creatures (poisonous ones aside), but as with many animals their ancestors were far bigger and meaner. The beach …

How to Invest Like Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, has made himself into a household name through legendary investing techniques that have amassed him a $79 …

Hate practicing? This brain hack could help you improve memory and learn faster.

Most tasks get easier with repetition. Whether it’s wrangling data in Excel, public speaking or cramming facts for a big meeting, any sort of tricky …

More than half of these high-yield dividend stocks are on sale

Dividend-paying stocks that have gotten left behind in the rally now feature higher dividend yields, which may be attractive to investors.<p>But buyer …

A meteorite impact in Canada created the hottest temperature ever measured on Earth’s surface

If you’re searching for hot temperatures, Canada probably isn’t the first place you’d think to look. Some 38 million years ago, however, what is …

Flamingos In The Men's Room: How Zoos And Aquariums Handle Hurricanes

When you're building a zoo disaster plan, there's one thing to keep in mind: Murphy's law. Anything that could go wrong, will.<p>Just ask the flock of flamingos that weathered Hurricane Andrew in a public restroom at Zoo Miami in 1992.<p>Or, you could ask the zoo personnel across the coast who've been …

Rainfall

The One Wall Color That Instantly Creates a Grown Up Home

White walls seem to be a designer secret weapon: they open up rooms of all sizes (make small rooms seem larger, large rooms appear...even airier) and …

Home Decorating

33 Spaces That Effortlessly Rock Bohemian Room Decor

La vie bohème!<p>Bohemian decor is the perfect blend of eclectic and fun without trying too hard — or at least <i>appearing</i> that way. Master the casual chic look by browsing these bohemian-style rooms, from relaxed living spaces to eccentric bedrooms. Trust us, you'll be living the free-spirited life in …

Get comfy with the vintage charm!

Moscow based architects from <i>GUSEVA-STYLE</i> have created an aesthetic, snug, Scandinavian-style home that has further been pimped up by a generous …

5 Killer Color Palettes To Try if You Love Blue

(Image credit: Consort)<p>Blue is undoubtedly one of the most popular colors in home decor. Navy blue, cornflower blue, cobalt blue...hues of the …

The Best Ceiling Medallions to Dress Up Your Space

There's no denying that appeal that architectural moldings can add to a space. And one of the easiest ways to get the look — with hardly any work at …

These Are The 2018 Color Trends That Should Be On Your Radar

The predictions for next year are in.<p>We are officially halfway through 2017. Not totally sure how <i>that</i> happened, but we're here, and we're already pretty eager to see what 2018 has in store.<p>Of all the design trends we look forward to most in the coming year, color holds a steady spot at the top of …

Update your home in a weekend

From DIY desks to hidden wardrobes, these easy updates will transform your pad. Plus, five jobs for the bank holiday<p><b>Get to work</b><p>If you don’t have room for an office, but need somewhere to put a slim desk, scour your home for “dead” space like this, by a bedroom window. Attach a piece of white …

Home Decorating

Ideas for Adding Extra Seating to Your Small Living Room

Having a small living room can be a bit of a challenge, especially if you love to entertain. How do you fit in seating for all those people and still …