Julia Arras

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10 Small Bedroom Decorating Tips

Decorating a bedroom is a task quite different from planning for the rest of the house. Unlike the kitchen and the living area, a bedroom is a …

A Grand, Parisian Hotel-Inspired Guest Bathroom

Style straight out of a Parisian hotel.<p>An antique chandelier, a burnished cast-iron tub, silver decor, and a vintage pharmacy cabinet give the bathroom in designer Betty Lou Phillips's home its luxurious French style.

Interior Design

A Touch Of Modern Flair In A Scandinavian Apartment

Located in Östermalm, Sweden, this lovely corner apartment has an interior specific to most Nordic homes. It’s bright and spacious, with a total …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

We're warning you: these recipes are epic.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You …

Oyster House Adds a Pastry Chef

Fashion Flashback: J.Crew Has Come A Long Way From Its Catalog (PHOTOS)

My, how you have grown, J.Crew.<p>We all know the thorough influence Jenna Lyons has had on J.Crew, a brand formerly known for pleated khakis, A-line dresses, repp ties and other preppy Americana standbys. But to truly comprehend the shift from the J.Crew of yore to today, all one must do is examine …

An Amazing Open-Air House in Kenya

Tour an open-air home.<p>It's the ultimate in indoor-outdoor living. As long as you're okay with rhinos on the lawn and cheetahs on the sofa. Designer Suzanne Kasler takes us on a tour of an amazing open-air home in Africa. For more interior design tips, read an interview with the designer.

Living Rooms

Gabrielle Hamilton's Salt-Crusted Beef Tenderloin Recipe

If cooking a prime cut of beef in a cocoon of salt sounds a tad crazy to you, hang on. You'll be amazed at the result.<p>I've been packing foods in salt crusts for years now, and I never tire of the pleasure of the process, nor the savoriness. My first foray with a salt crust gave all of us at the …

First Look: Anthropologie's Fall Home Collection with Charlotte Taylor

A look at the brand's new collaboration.<p>If you can't get enough of playful and whimsical prints, you'll want to check out Anthropologie's fall collaboration with UK-based designer Charlotte Taylor, who's known for her colorful and quirky fashion line. The new home line includes three 100% silk …

Ralph Lauren

Table Setting Ideas for Your Next Festive Gathering

Entertaining gives us a chance to decorate with food, flowers, dishes, napkins and more. And we at Decoist never pass up an opportunity to celebrate …

The Most Outrageous Cheesecake Factory Flavors: A HuffPost Deathmatch (VOTE)

These are not your everyday kinds of cake.<p>There's no denying that a meal at The Cheesecake Factory is a decadent experience. With plates four times the size of our stomachs and a menu featuring burgers stuffed with mac and cheese, we all know what we're getting into when we dine out at this chain …

sweep me up (Almond butter blondies (paleo))

The Architect Is In: Seeking Sunlight in Chelsea

This weekend Perla Delson and Jeff Sherman of New York based firm Delson or Sherman Architects talk about creating a loft home on one entire level of …

20 Tips for Throwing One Last Summer Bash

Wherever he goes, Michael Wurm Jr. is always looking to inspire and be inspired. On his blog, Inspired by Charm, he loves to share his decorated life. Michael's goal is to give everyone tools and encouragement for a happy, colorful life, whether it’s through his easy decorating ideas, delicious …

Whimsical Savannah, GA wedding: Katy + Drew

Aug <i>16</i><p>Categories Real Weddings<p>What’s whimsical, totally adorable, and green all over? Katy + Drew’s eco-friendly Georgia wedding! Since Katy is a …

Ricotta Cake with Fresh Berries

4.5<p>4.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>A light ricotta cake topped with macerated …

Hot Trend: Industrial Décor

Industrial pieces might not appeal to you, but when used in conjunction with your furniture they can add an interesting attractiveness to your living …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Classic Jet Set: Jackie O., Liz Taylor & More Stars in the Air (Photos)

Jet Set<p>Classic Jet Set: Jackie O., Liz Taylor & More Stars in the Air (Photos)<p>From Humphrey Bogart to Audrey Hepburn, see Hollywood's Golden Era …

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere + Pepper Bacon Whole Wheat Pizza

In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 cups flour and …

Outdoor Inspiration: Stunning Design Ideas For Fireplaces By The Pool

Modern design is as much about the outdoors as it is about the interiors. A stunning contemporary home often brings along with it a fabulous patio or …

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I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Ina Garten's Mac and Cheese

This recipe is adult- and kid-friendly. Try the Barefoot Contessa's recipe for grown-up macaroni and cheese.<p><b>Serves 6</b><p>12 ounces thick-sliced baconKosher saltVegetable oil1 pound small pasta, such as cavatappi or macaroni1 quart whole milk8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided1/2 cup …

The Nanaimo Bar: Another Reason to Consider Moving to Canada

If you grew up in Canada or in the Pacific Northwest, you may be familiar with the Nanaimo Bar, a no-bake, triple-layered confection that gets its name from Nanaimo (pronounced Na-NYE-mo), a city on Vancouver Island in British Columbia.<p>I originally made these bars—many moons ago—to thank my …

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