Kim O'loughlin

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Team Israel’s Net Zero Energy Building at Solar Decathlon China 2013 [Video]

Freshome founder Micle Mihai-Cristian recently visited Israel thanks to <b>Kinetis</b> ( <i>Kinetis is a nonprofit educational organization established to</i> …

Coziness Meets The Big City: L.A. Apartment by David Guerra

This stylish <b>LA Apartment</b>, designed by David Guerra is located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. When you leave your country house to meet the big city, your …

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/05/01/spectacular-views-over-los-angeles-by-la-kaza-and-meridith-baer-home/ Spectacular Views over Los Angeles by La Kaza and Meridith Baer Home

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/05/07/sensory-interior-delight-by-minosa-design/ Sensory Interior Delight by Minosa Design

http://www.homedsgn.com/2013/06/09/daeyang-gallery-and-house-by-steven-holl-architects/ Daeyang Gallery and House by Steven Holl Architects

Got a few hours to kill? Put them to good use and make some simple raised garden beds! http://crb.li/10GSfg6

30 of Our Best Style Hacks

Our favorite type of discovery here at Brit HQ? When we take something we already own or have used a dozen times, and figure out a whole new way to use it. In some cases, this results in a chocolate iPhone. In others, a revival of the ’90s catch and toss. And, in many cases, it’s all about style …

Kids Crafts You Can Make From Things Around Your House

<b>Kids crafts</b> can be a lot of fun to make. A problem that I regularly incur however, is hearing a great idea and then having to make a run to the craft …

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

24 Science Experiments Your Kids Will Love

Every kid is for rainbows, explosions, or rainbow explosions.

30 Cool DIY Kitchen Hacks

From organization ideas to simple storage tricks, this Buzzfeed article featuring 30 awesome DIY kitchen hacks is incredibly useful, even if it only …

Protect Your Tech: DIY Smartphone and Tablet Cases

With our love of staying connected, our iPads, iPhones, and the like are almost like next of kin. But it can be tough to find the right case – you want something that no one else has, but you don’t want to end up with some random case covered in flying monkeys. So, why not make your own? With a …

How-To: Binding a Quilt

Learn tips and tricks for beautiful quilt finishing with this quilt binding tutorial from Lily Patch Quilts!<p>Head over to Lily Patch Quilts for the full how-to!<p>[Via Sulia]

How-To: Strawberry Margarita Jell-o Shots

If you’re the kind of person who likes your strawberries with Jell-O, tequila, limes, and salt, then this is the tutorial for you (or if you’re the kind of person who just likes your Jell-O shots in sweet, little, edible vessels, then this tutorial is also for you).<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Caramel Apple …

Billy Bookshelves Kitchen Island

<b>Materials:</b> Billy bookcases and Numerar countertop<p><b>Description:</b> We took down a wall between our kitchen and living room and created a room …

How to Let Go of Anger and Do Deep Emotional Work

To start this blog post, let's discuss what causes emotional pain. There are many reasons for having an emotional pain -- starting with childhood issues like neglect, abuse and abandonment or adulthood issues like relationship problems, loss of a loved one, being a crime victim, and other …

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Serious Fun: 7 Toy Cameras Worth Your Consideration

In today’s marketplace, it’s easy to find cameras with rugged, durable bodies constructed of magnesium alloy frames and polycarbonate exteriors; with …

The Best New Exercises for Women

Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best results, you need to regularly challenge …

5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Mood

Feeling down from time to time is a normal phenomenon that most of us experience. But when feelings of sadness, despair, or emptiness linger to the point that they preoccupy you, take the joy out of your life or are interfering with your ability to function, you may be suffering from depression. …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

Energize with Yoga

Studies show that some yoga poses reduce fatigue and adjust the hormone cortisol—too little of which can zap your energy. "This sequence engages your core and energizes your system from the inside out," says <i>Women's Health</i> yoga expert Tara Stiles. The poses also require balance, which sharpens your …

How-To: Sew a Swing Shirt

Make a cute and flattering custom summer top with this swing shirt sewing tutorial that Erin from E.C.B. (Especially Creative Broad) shared on Sew, Mama, Sew!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Knit T-Shirt<br>• Arrow Stamped T-Shirt<br>• How-To: Add an Exposed Zipper to a T-Shirt

Roundup: 10 Fun DIY Backyard Entertainment Ideas

Up here in the northeast, it's <i>finally</i> that time of year when people start to fix up their yards and spend their spare time outside. The grill comes …

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How Much Sleep Do You Really Need? (VIDEO)

If you find yourself stressing about getting eight glorious hours of sleep -- and then finding yourself unable to sleep, well, because you should be <i>sleeping</i> instead of worrying -- then this research might pique your interest. When isolated from sunlight, humans follow a very predictable sleep …

Cool holiday cottages in Yorkshire – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/may/03/cool-holiday-cottages-yorkshire-in-pictures<p>720<p>Yorkshire has much to offer holidaymakers, …

UK's tiny islands: 10 hidden gems to discover

Easdale, off Seil Island, Argyll & Bute<p><b>Size: 0.08sq miles</b><br>In its mid-19th century heyday, this apparently inconsequential island in the Sound of Lorn …

A family summer holiday in Austria: the hills are alive …

This time, we didn't want the same-old Mediterranean beach holiday. We wanted something active, healthy, uplifting. Something like the opening scene …

England's best vintage markets and antique fairs

Lincoln, Lincolnshire<p>The bi-monthly fair that takes place at the Lincolnshire Showground is large without feeling overwhelming. This fair is diverse, …