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A Lifeless Bathroom Takes a Moody Turn

A little molding — and a daring wall color — offer the space a new 'tude.<p>It can be frustrating when you're faced with a small, blank canvas and realize that you don't have room for all of your ideas. Laser focus on a clear vision is essential for making an impact, and often this means taking one …

Articles about japanese home features striking angular concrete and glass surfaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, …

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If I Can Camp Solo, You Can Definitely Travel Solo

Do I look like someone who would be capable of camping solo...on a deserted island...that you have to paddleboard to get to? If you answered yes, you're awesome. If you answered no, <i>ehh</i>, I don't really blame you, considering that the number one fear I had about my recent road trip was having to camp …

Articles about 9 designs inspired japanese architecture and craft on Dwell.com - Dwell

One of the most devastating crises to hit Japan in over 60 years, the March earthquake and tsunami left the country shocked,...<p>From small workshops to home studios, we herald a group of American makers.<p>Introducing new products inspired by the Florence Knoll...<p>In essence, wabi-sabi is the Japanese …

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5 Ways to Put Cooked Lentils to Use

<i>Cook lentils at the beginning of the week, eat well every night.</i><p>One of my secret weapons to prep for a week of quick and easy meals is to cook up a big batch of grains or legumes. It also makes a big difference if you have a few different recipes in mind so that you can keep things varied as the …

19 Soul Food Recipes That Are Almost As Good As Your Mom's

Fish don't burn in the kitchen, beans don't fry on the grill.

Chocolate-Hazelnut Mousse for the Modern Day

<i>Alice Medrich takes a vintage mousse recipe and makes it a little better.</i><p>I was recently asked to make a vintage <i>Sunset</i> magazine recipe for hazelnut chocolate mousse (to serve 100). The occasion was a surprise 80th birthday luncheon for <i>Sunset</i>’s legendary former editor, Jerry DiVecchio, to be held at …

Banish Your Sweet Tooth in 3 Minutes

Some people crave salty snacks, like chips, pretzels, and pumpkin seeds. Others crave desserts, like chocolate, candy, and cookies.<p>If you are anything like me, you NEED a [guilt free] dessert option that you can enjoy every day of the week. As you know, most desserts are filled with sugar, …