Alex Hambly

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Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

This is the Least Visited Country in Europe

Travel<p>It’s also one of the oldest and smallest nations in the world.<p>Europe attracts more international tourists than any other region of the world, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The staggering 616 million people that visited the continent last year faced the tough …

16 patio decorating ideas that will cost you less than a new smartphone!

Isn't it funny that we need to equate the costs of things in terms of technology these days? Well, in the case of giving your patio a makeover, how …

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

19 of the most incredible — and affordable — undiscovered holiday destinations in Europe

Check out the Islamic architecture and mozaic tiles at this Azerbaijan spot.Shutterstock/Hasanov Jeyhun<p>As the summer holidays draw near, it's time to …

11 amazing garden rooms (that'll make you want one)

Is it just us or has the dawning of spring made you also start thinking more about your garden and how you can enjoy it? We all know that the UK …

Make a Wall Mounted Desk With a Secret Compartment Underneath

A desk is a great place to work, but it’s also a great place to hide stuff. Over on YouTube, DIY Creators put together a desk that mounts to a wall, …

Woodworking

This wine cellar is the ultimate hidden treasure

SpiralCellars are underground cellars that are capable of storing 1,900 bottles of wine underneath your floor at just the right temperature.

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Aloe vera is a pretty magical little plant, and its medicinal properties are well known for treating minor cuts and burns. But there's another …

7 Of The Best Kitchen Design Ideas For Your Luxury Home

Whether you are a gourmet chef or just like to have a comfortable and stylish place to eat leftovers, <b>kitchens</b> are a very important part when you …

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NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.<p>NASA hardly seems like the organization that would …

20 color ideas for your dream kitchen

There is a tendency to believe that for functional spaces like bathrooms, utility rooms & kitchens, the associated ware & fittings are sufficient and …

8 modern kitchen surfaces

The kitchen always requires special attention, especially if we are looking for the best options to choose the ideal surfaces for this space.<p>Each …

Countertops

A country home of the future

When you think of a country home your mind usually wanders to a quaint little cottage with white trimmings. Well this country home in Switzerland is …

Living Rooms

How to Have High-Speed Wireless Throughout Your Luxury Home

There are few things more frustrating in life than a weak wireless signal within your own home. But in this era of expansive estates, uniquely …

Wi-Fi

Mesa Verde’s surprising story

The culture that once thrived at Mesa Verde National Park was rich, complex and far-reaching – and it didn’t mysteriously disappear.<p>Most visitors peek into the towering masonry ruins of Mesa Verde National Park and imagine a society on the edge. Not Ernie Atencio.<p>The 60-year-old Colorado native and …

National Parks

Top 15 Amazing DIY Bathroom Design and Remodel Ideas

Your bathroom isn’t just a pit stop room, it’s a sanctuary for relaxation, an oasis of self, and a retreat from reality. The bathroom is not only one …

Home Improvement

12 of the best bedroom designs for your home

What makes the best bedroom? Is it the linen, the placement of furniture, or the accessories? Perhaps it is something less tangible such as the …

Home walls design ideas for modern style

Sprucing up a place involves so much more than laying down a nice rug or dusting off those side tables. A lot of the time we focus so much on the …

24 thought-provoking living room ideas for your home

Living rooms can really make or break your home as, more often than not, they're the hub of the home and where you spend most of your free …

Flowerbed Edging: What to Know - Quiet Corner

Flowerbed edging separates the garden from your yard to help protect plants and flowers from encroaching grass and from damage caused by lawn mowers …

Landscaping

Outdoor Kitchen Design - Quiet Corner

An outdoor kitchen could be a very good choice to enjoy cooking while watching the outdoor nuance. You can also have a kitchen in your patio so that …

Landscaping

An island only helicopters can reach

The only way in or out of the amphitheatre-shaped valley is by foot – or, in a pinch, by helicopter.<p>In the centre of La Réunion, the tiny French island that bobs in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mauritius, there is another sort of island. This one is even more isolated.<p>Formed when the …

East Africa

DIY River Stone Doormat - Quiet Corner

How to Make a DIY River Stone doormat. Here’s the coolest doormat ever, and you can easily make one yourself! This is a great idea.<p>Buy yourself a …

DIY

How To Create A Great Landscape Design - Quiet Corner

Landscaping is a good mix of being creative and practical.<p>When you follow proper design principles then you will get something that does what you …

How to Tile a Bathroom Floor

<b>All this week we're talking about bathroom renovations, starting with Ashley's recent remodel, and following up with tons of helpful posts about the</b> …

DIY - Self Watering Tomato Buckets - Quiet Corner

“You can never have too many tomato plants, but what happens when you run out of room in the garden. Tomatoes are probably the most versatile plant …