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How to Speed Clean Your Home in 15 Minutes

We’ve all been there: you’re hosting a dinner and you budgeted an hour to tidy up before guests arrived, but you’re running behind. Or maybe you’d …

West Elm

9 Must-Read Beauty Tips You Haven't Heard Yet

This season's coolest looks—graphic nail art, long black ribbons in the hair—are easy to get at home. Plus, the one product you need for glow-y skin—even in February.<p><b>Re-Create Demi Lovato's Edgy Hair From Our Cover</b><p>To make Lovato's short cut look edgy, hairstylist Garren blew out her hair with a …

5 Reasons Why You Should Tell The Truth

<i>“We can only control people if we tell half-truth; if we shade what’s true, but if we tell the total truth, then our inside in on the outside. There</i> …

Self-help

Military Minute: Ten Ways to Do Camo

Ever since Hedi Slimane sent his models down the runway in faded, Army-surplus inspired camouflage coats for his SS16 season, military jackets have seen a major resurgence in many forms and iterations. From a cropped bomber to an oversized hooded parka, camo military jackets are having a major …

Articles about angular futuristic house georgia on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure.<p>Tour the family-friendly, LEED-certified, modern Seagrape House designed by husband-and-wife team Traction Architecture in Anna...<p>What happens when the guest house becomes home? …

Viral

Articles about brooklyn loft renovation masters storage custom cabinet wall on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative tear-down renovation exposes a loft to natural light.<p>For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.<p>Persistence paid off for this California couple who worked overtime for two years to tackle their all-in-one loft renovation.<p>The …

Architecture

Articles about jaw dropping modern cabin nestled steep hillside british columbia on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Whitney Museum's new home in the Meatpacking district serves up a compelling dialogue between city and culture.<p>On the edge of a historic park in an English shire, a prefabricated home sets a new design standard.<p>Despite being set in concrete, an idyllic modular retreat is built to go with the …

Hiking

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

Recipe by: Chef John<p>"I don't have the energy or courage to cater for a living but, if I did, this Greek lemon chicken and potatoes would be one of my …

Cooking

Colorful Photo Series Reveals the One-Of-A-Kind Floor Patterns of Venice

You may think you have to go to a gallery or museum to find beautiful artwork, but that isn't always the case. Sometimes, all you have to do is look down and you'll find a unique masterpiece right under your feet. In fact, artist Sebastian Erras has made a habit of looking down on the floor mosaics …

Everyone Is Wearing Face Sheet Masks, And So Should You

A scary-looking way to better the appearance of your complexion.<p>K-beauty, aka Korean beauty, has quickly expanded to the rest of the world over the past five years thanks to life-changing products. From BB creams (beauty balms that make you look like you're not wearing any makeup) to essences …

Articles about sophisticated renovation 19th century manhattan town house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>Pivot Studio fully modernized this 19th-century terrace house outside Sydney.<p>Once a residence for the stable hands responsible for the horses and carriages of a grander home in Montreal, this …

Architecture

The Easy Way to Make Boyfriend Jeans Look Super Flattering on Any Body Type

Super slouchy or gently relaxed, the boyfriend jean is a divine thing. It's comfortable for starters, but also ranks as one of the modern closet's most versatile pieces. Dressed up with heels or down with flats, it's denim that works every which way...er, almost every which way.<p>No matter what shoe …

Sweet Crêpe Recipes

From Jaques Pepin's Crêpes Suzette to Francis Mallmann's dulce de leche version, here are the best recipes for sweet crêpes.

Articles about 6 inviting apartment renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...<p>Playfully flouting convention, an American-born architect creates a …

Architecture

Revealed: the most inspirational new homes built by you

Meet the amateur property developers who have defied high house prices and created Britain's most imaginative self-build projects of 2015<p>Building your own home can be the ultimate stress test. From coordinating the builders, designers and suppliers (not to mention family members), to raising the …

Easy Winter Skin Care Tricks From Dermatologists

An unseasonably warm Thanksgiving in the Northeast almost had us fooled into thinking we'd somehow dodge the whole winter thing this year. Wouldn't that be lovely? But seeing as it's now December, the time has come to accept what's right around the corner: bone-chilling winds and zero humidity. …

Dinner in 20: Make Foolproof Pasta Carbonara Without Scrambling (Eggs)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><i>Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had some chickens, E-I-E-I-O So he took those chickens and grabbed their eggs, E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had some cows, E-I-E-I-O So he milked those cows and made some Parmigiano-Reggiano, E-I-E-I-O And on</i> …

Artist Playfully Redesigns Cozy Blankets As Crocheted Mermaid Tails

The prevailing hobby of mermaiding sounds like the perfect summer activity. It involves wearing a mesmerizing mermaid tail costume as you swim and relax in a body of water. While this is great for warmer months and tropical climates, what's a mermaid enthusiast to do when the seasons change and …

Decorations

How To Wear Tights Like A Grown Woman

It's about time.<p>Tights are one of the best things about winter fashion. Not only do they keep your legs cozy and warm in freezing temps, they also give you the power to extend the wear of your summer staples a few more months. Who doesn't love to see their closet expand without shelling out the …

Hilarious Memes That Sum Up All Our Feelings About Beauty

Warning: Gut-wrenching laughter will occur while scrolling below.<p>We often take doing our makeup and hair <i>too</i> seriously. There's something about applying a strip of false eyelashes or creating a fishtail braid that can bring out an angsty side of us if we just can't seem to get it right.<p>In an effort …

Gingerbread French Toast: Your Go-To Holiday Breakfast

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, finds a way to eat gingerbread for breakfast.</i><p>Breakfast is easily overlooked come holiday season. Up against pot roasts, peppermint bark, and all manner of Christmas cookies, breakfast doesn't stand much of a chance.<p>It's …

Breakfast

30 Rustic Fall Color Schemes

Take a cue from the changing leaves.<p>Gorgeous year-round, these spaces — decorated in shades of pumpkin, rust and maple — feel particularly suited for the autumn season.

Rustic

Portraits of Americans Living ‘Off the Grid’ and on the Road

Seattle-based photographer Andrew Waits‘ <i>Boondock</i> explores people living off the grid and on the road—”a subculture whose existence isn’t carved into …

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

7 Ways to Tackle Oily Skin for Good

Go from greasy to glowing!<p>If you are going through blotting sheets like whoa or are frustrated by zits that won't quit, you're probably wondering what about you or your skin care regimen is amiss. According to Heidi Waldorf, MD, dermatologist at Waldorf Dermatology Aesthetics in Nanuet, New York, …

Skin Care

This Pumpkin Cheesecake Lasagna Is the Dessert You Never Knew You Needed

Confirmed.<p>"That might be the most delicious thing Delish has ever made."<p>Delish Creative Director Nick Neubeck said those words out loud. Unsolicited. Then I blacked out and basically don't remember anything that followed. At Delish, hearing that something you cooked is …

Dessert

50 meals everyone should eat in their lifetime

From incredibly fresh ceviche in Peru to the modern Spanish cuisine at Girona's award-winning El Celler de Can Roca, we've put together a list of 50 meals you have to try at least once. While some are incredibly memorable restaurants, others are specialty food items you can only get when traveling …

Bobby Flay

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Goodbye, Makeup Drawer! Makeup Storage Ideas from a Beauty Expert

Try these great ideas for storing your beauty products, whether you are at home or on-the-go.<p>Finding great beauty products is an endless search through countless products -- new and improved skin care as well as makeup staples that ignite lifelong loyalty. As any beauty junkie can attest, finding …

Beauty