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Watch Us Frost This Easy, Pretty Naked Cake

<b>Make the cake:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat 2 (8- or 9-inch) round cake pans with butter, then line the bottom of …

Dessert

How to make a macramé plant hanger

1<p>Leonie Freeman<p>Lay out the 6 long pieces of twine or wool so that they are side by side. Pick up the bunch and fold it in half so that you now have …

Alternatives to Good Friday bakes: a recipe for Ukrainian Easter bread

Sometimes called <i>kulich</i>, but we call it <i>paska</i> in the south, this is a slightly bonkers cousin of the Italian panettone, which I cook in cleaned-out tomato tins. Don’t be put off by the 12‑hour proving for the mashed potato starter – it adds a beautiful texture. We make A LOT of these during Easter, …

Baking

13 Italian Kitchens, Dolce Vita Edition

From the country that taught us how to make ourselves fully at home in the kitchen, 13 memorable designs—rustic, clean-lined, and effortless-looking …

This Wallpaper Collection May Be the Most Beautiful Thing You’ll See This Spring

Advertisement<p>1/4<p>De Gournay is a storied wallpaper company, known for its beautiful chinoiseries. Aquazzura is a relatively new shoe brand that’s making waves in the fashion industry. Both are beloved by a certain type of aesthetically inclined customer. So it’s no wonder the two companies would …

Overnight cinnamon buns with cream cheese frosting

If you're in a hurry, you can skip the overnight chilling step. This just brings out a yeastier flavour in the bun which I prefer. Instead, just proof the raw buns in a warm place for two hours and then bake.<p><b>MAKES</b><p>8 large buns<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3/4 cup (150g) warm water<br>• 2 1/4 tsp (8g) active dry yeast<br>• 1/2 cup …

Baking

The Easiest Way to Make Your Easter Ham in the Slow Cooker

<b>Make the glaze.</b> Combine the brown sugar, honey, water, mustard, and cloves in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cook …

Cooking

Magic lemon and poppy seed cake

Use a 24cm cake tin, silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 150g caster sugar<br>• 125g butter<br>• 125g plain flour<br>• 30g poppy seeds<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 400ml milk, at room temperature<br>• juice and zest of 2 lemons<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 150C/300F/gas mark …

Dessert

Exterior Paint Colors We're Head Over Heels in Love With

Most of what we write about on Apartment Therapy has to do with what's inside your home, but today we're taking a look at your home's exterior, which …

Trends

Kitchen of the Week: A New-Build Kitchen in Mill Valley, CA, the Six-Month Check-Up

A few weeks ago, we dropped in on Clare McCamy and Harrison Miller, the Mill Valley, California, neighbors of Remodelista editor in chief Julie …

Kitchens

Bathroom of the Week: Steel-Frame Shower Doors in a Fanciful London Project

For a minimalist-minded family in West London, interior designer Jason Maclean of Studio Maclean performed an all-over reductionist remodel. Using a …

Look We Absolutely Love: Dark Colors for the Bathroom

After getting burned by Eisenhower-era pinks and olive greens, we've been playing it safe, color-wise, in the bathroom for a long time. Subway tile …

Interior Design

These Amazing Home Bars Are Better than Going Out

What if happy hour could happen in your own home? These ingenious sipping spots give the term "neighborhood watering hole" a whole new meaning.<p>1. A …

Cotton Candy

How to Turn Pears into an Easy, Fancy Weeknight Dinner

Roasted Pears with Bacon and Blue Cheese<p>Serves 4<p>6 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into 2-inch pieces <br>2 firm but ripe Anjou pears, peeled, halved …

Blue Cheese

10 Modern Kitchens Rocking Natural Wood Cabinets

We predicted that natural materials and warmer finishes would rule the kitchen in 2017 (here are our other guesses). One way we're seeing this …

Kitchens

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

4 Kitchen Design Ideas Photos

When embarking on any design project in your home, the overwhelming cloud of “where do I begin” can loom large. Even if you have pulled together a succinct moodboard, actually navigating the endless world of decor can lead you on time-consuming tangents often resulting in a mix of pieces that …

Tempaper: The Self-Adhesive, Removable Wallpaper Transforming Our Homes

Easy On, Easy Off:<br>Tempaper Removable Wallpaper!<p>We've been aching for a splash of color, an eye-catching pattern, <i>something</i> to jazz up our living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms. Found it! <b>Tempaper's wallpaper is self-adhesive and removable</b>—no expensive installations, no worrying about your landlord's …

Home Decorating

5 rustic bedroom ideas

What's the key driving force behind a new master bedroom design? Coziness and comfort! With that in mind, we don't think you can go wrong with a …

Interior Design

10 Tips for Creating The Most Relaxing French Country Bedroom Ever

There are so many things to love about French country decorating. Even if your personal style leans a different direction, you can find things to …

Interior Design

Hike Up Your Workout with This Trail-Ready Training Plan | Women's Health

To kick off week one, it's important for hiking newbies to pick up a pair of hiking shoes from a legit sportswear store. That's because the right shoe can actually help prevent injuries, like killer blisters, Achilles tendonitis, and knee pain. Ask the staff if they're used to fitting hiking boots, …

Roasted beetroot tart with thyme, olives and Parmesan recipe

This beetroot tart with crème fraîche and Parmesan is a real winner<p>If you can’t find beetroot still with the leaves on, a couple of handfuls of spinach is a worthy alternative. I like to use the pretty pink candy cane beetroots for this recipe, but the deep red ones are also</b> …

Spices

Smart Decorating Ideas for Small Bedrooms

It's a common problem—especially when shopping for NYC apartments—that the apartment that fits your budget comes with a bedroom barely big enough to …

Interior Design

22 easy ways to make a small home bigger

If you have a small home, that you are keen to make a little larger and easier to use, it can be tempting to try and add a huge extension, but that's …

Dining Rooms

10 Best Floorings For Your Rustic Kitchen

Rustic decor might be the most satisfying style of decorating to pursue in the home. You get to take your inspiration from the outdoors and bring in …

Interior Design

A Few Projects You Should Try If You’re Into Pipe Furniture

Pipe furniture is pretty high on our list of useful things that you can craft for your home. The projects are usually simple and there’s a ton of …

Living Rooms

Quartz vs Granite Countertops : Which is More Popular?

It seems like just yesterday I was bemoaning the ubiquity of granite, hoping and praying it would go the way of the dodo bird and I'd never have to …

Home Improvement

5 Bathroom Ideas to Steal From Hollywood's Coolest It Girls—and How to Shop Them

If there's one thing we've learned from the myriad of celebrity homes we've had the privilege of shooting for MyDomaine, it's that when it comes to …

Cool Ideas To Completely Transform Any Small Bathroom

Is your bathroom so small you could take a dump and a shower at the same time? We feel you, but it’s not all doom and cramped gloom when it comes to …

Bathrooms

Black Frame Showers – Sophisticated With Modern Industrial Flair

The showers that have black frames have a very distinctive look. They are defined by clean lines and a certain level of industrial beauty combined …

Interior Design