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Everything You Need to Know to Create a Focal Point in Interior Design

The focal point is one of the most fundamental elements in interior design. Put simply, it’s the star of the room. It’s the first place viewers’ eyes …

Interior Design

Simple Strawberry Mousse (Mousse di Fragole) - Italian Dessert

This strawberry mousse is so simple and so rich, creamy, and delicious! Italians generally have simple cooking techniques – but they are cooking with …

5 Mexican Crockpot Recipes That Are Half the Work With Twice the Flavor

When preparing meals for the week ahead, it can be easy to get into a recipe rut. We all have our fallbacks, and when energy is low and time is …

How to Pick the Right Camera Settings for Every Scenario

Fresh from telling us to stop asking about camera settings, Tony Northrup is back with a 17-minute video going in depth on the general camera …

How to Make the Most of Your Small Bedroom

Tiny bedroom getting you down? We feel you. Get tips on how to maximize your small bedroom with design, decor, and layout inspiration<p>Anyone who has ever lived in a major city has probably had their share of small-bedroom woes. (Why is it that the room expected to hold the largest piece of furniture …

7 Easy-to-Remember Steps for Taking Better Photos With Any Camera

Regardless of whether you take photos with your smartphone, a medium format camera or something in between, there are some essential photography tips …

Landscape Photography

There’s a Small Bathroom Design Revolution and You’ll Love These Rule-breaking Trends

Tired of your small, dark and uninspiring bathroom? Are you ready to finally give it an overhaul? Well, there’s no better time to give your small …

Interior Design

Sorry, But These Home Improvements Just Don't Pay Off

If you plan on selling within five months, or even five years, a renovation is usually planned with extra consideration for resale value. Though …

Home Improvement

The Best Cabinet Paint Colors, According to Designers

With hundreds (thousands?) of pretty paint colors to choose from, no trip to the hardware store would be complete without a bit of buyer's anxiety. …

Home Decorating

25 genius meal-prep recipes that will last you all week

Beef stir-fry with Asian peanut sauce<p>In my cookbook <i>The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook</i> I provide more than 100 recipes and tips to get your meals …

Cooking

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Often, homeowners purchase a new interior or exterior light fixture, then pay a handyman or electrician to hook it up because the wires are different colors. Most light fixtures have two electrical wires with colored insulation and a copper ground wire. An enthusiastic homeowner can save the cost …

Home Improvement

The Very Best Upper-Body Exercise

The Pullover, Reinvented<p>Pullovers Work Damn Near Everything<p>Pullovers are one of the most underrated exercises. Besides improving stability and …

Best Gray Paint Colors and Ideas Photos

Photo: William Waldron<p>Gray interiors are consistently reader favorites, and what's not to love? The elegant hue manages to be both a striking choice and a goes-with-anything neutral at the same time. Plus, painting the walls a moody gray instantly elevates even the most functional spaces. The color …

These clever layout tricks will maximise your living room space, regardless of size or shape

Get tips for a square room, long room, L-shaped room and awkward room.<p><b>Living rooms come in all shapes and sizes, from long and large to small and</b> …

How to Seal Granite Countertops: Steps to Protect This Kitchen Surface

Pondering how to seal granite countertops? The best way to seal granite countertops is a bit of knowledge that you'd better have if you're a …

Home Improvement

You Can Cut the Cost of Your Countertop in Half—Here's How

We learned the trick from Los Angeles design firm Consort, so you know it's a good one<p>Marble countertops are timeless, refined, luxurious. But budget-friendly? Not really. That is until you employ this genius design trick. This isn't some hack found on the depths of the Internet; it's something …

Area Rug Size Guide to Help You Select the RIGHT Size Area Rug!

A well-chosen area rug can add warmth and personality to a room. It can also serve to visually anchor your furniture layout and absorb noise in high …

Home Decorating

12 Millionaire Habits to Start Making Serious Money Soon and Build Wealth in a Hurry

Get-rich-quick schemes rarely work but doing the right things every day rarely fails.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a mindset that's prevalent these days. It's one of instant gratification in an on-demand society that looks for quick results with very little …

Self-improvement

Free robot lawyer helps low-income people tackle more than 1,000 legal issues

Shady businesses, you're on notice. This robot lawyer is coming after you if you play dirty.<p>Noted legal aid chatbot DoNotPay just announced a massive …

The 7 Unwritten Rules for Becoming a World-Class Entrepreneur

Follow this guide to improve your day-to-day actions and become a happier, more successful person.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Society has become obsessed with watching others.<p>From gawking at someone’s daily life on reality television to idolizing star athletes to …

Self-improvement

This Easy Greek Cucumber Salad Is Calling Your Name

Summer is all about the simple side salads. When fresh produce is at its best, you only need a few pantry staples and spices to dress it up. Case in …

Cucumber

30 Photography Links That Will Make You Grab a Coffee, Sit Down and Relax

Join us as we once again explore the best of the world of photography from this past week, taking a close look at some tutorials, special features …

Photography

30 Breathtaking Living Wall Designs for Creating Your Own Vertical Garden

A living wall, or vertical garden, is a collection of wall-mounted plants. Vertical wall gardens are the latest trend in home design and are the …

Landscaping

The Right Type of Flooring for Every Room in Your Home

Wood wins the prize as America’s favorite hard-surface flooring type, outselling vinyl, porcelain tile, and every other ­option, according to …

Home Improvement

Our Favorite Workouts When We’re Traveling

The Fourth of July is upon us and that means it’s time to grab the kids and get the hell out of Dodge. But getting away from it all doesn’t have to …

10 Absolutely Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You Don’t Want to Overlook—or Risk Thousands in Repairs

When you think about home maintenance, these 10 tasks might not be the first things that come to mind—but forgetting about them can have frustrating …

Home Improvement

The 10 best abs exercises for beginners

1. High-tension plank<p><b>Why it's effective:</b> The plank is one of the most common core exercises, ever, but most guys get it wrong. Creating tension in …

Workouts

The paint colors that will increase your home’s value

<b>From the time of year to the neighborhood, a lot of factors come into play when you’re selling a home. But here’s one variable you might not have</b> …

Real Estate

How to create stylish lighting

Take a good look around a room in your house. What is missing? Are your best features on display or lurking in the shadows? It’s time we focused less on changing our paint colours or furniture and switched our attention to our lights.<p>“Lighting is a hidden and much underestimated tool,” says Sally …

Your Long-Term Success Depends On a Solid Daily Routine

<b>Aristotle</b> said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”<p>A life without a positive daily routine or structure is …