Marg Scott

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The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

7 Genius Ways to Use Wallpaper

4 Spaces Dramatically Improved By A Single Piece Of Art

A colorful, abstract painting sets these relatively neutral rooms in a different direction.<p>Here, interior designer Christopher Maya incorporates a contemporary painting by Leora Armstrong into a primary color palette.<p>A painting by Brian Grosdidier and Jay Shinn brings color into a breakfast room in …

The Best Encaustic Art Technique Book for Mixed-Media Artists Yet

I don’t usually do this, but I am about to gush over a new technique book. <i>The Encaustic Studio: A Wax Workshop in Mixed-Media Art</i> by Daniella Woolf …

Encaustic ATC's

I have been making a series of encaustic atc's or artist trading cards. Using small canvas boards to work on, I have also used jumbo playing cards. …

Finding Original Modern Art at Zatista

Featuring hundreds of artists from all over the world, Zatista’s marketplace is a highly-curated place. Some sites open up their membership to …

A Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchen in New York

A fresh design that has warmth.<p>A fresh design inspired by the clean and practical warmth of Scandinavian style. Designer Susan Serra creates a peaceful space that plays with dark and light.

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

How a Classic Color Combination Got a Bold Update

Bold, uncomplicated, livable — and it's pretty.<p>Bold, uncomplicated, livable — and it's pretty. Robert Couturier mixed patterns with a blue and white palette to update a Naples, Florida, house.

The 2015 Color Trends You NEED to Know Now

Design color trends<p>We asked 11 top designers to predict the design color trends of the upcoming year. From olive greens and bright patterns, to "Monet meets Molly Ringwald," these chic combinations may be the next big thing.

Home Decorating

10 Cheap Ways To Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive

Little details go a long way.<p>1. Update hardware.<p>Hardware can completely change the look of a piece of furniture and it can do the same for your cabinets. Replace drawer and cabinet pulls for an new unique look that instantly updates your entire space.<p>2. Use lighter colors.<p>A light color on the walls …

Ex-Graffiti Artist Cuts Paper Into Delicate Art

“Paper is a noble material,” says Aurel Rubbish, a former electronic musician and graffiti artist. For the past four years, this 33-year-old Frenchman has dedicated himself to the delicate art of paper-cutting. Inspired by street art, tattoo design and the American Pop Surrealism movement, Rubbish …

Art

Colour Contrast: Making the Most of Orange and Blue

One of the principles behind using colour in photography is that of using contrasting colours. To understand the concept we need to look at a colour …

How To Shoot Close-Up and Macro Photography With Your iPhone

Today’s blog post and video is about how to shoot close-up and macro photography.Defining the TermsI know to many of you reading this post that it …

Get In Line: IKEA Is Reissuing Limited Editions Of Beloved Vintage Designs

IKEA's newest line brings back design favorites from the retailer's 70-year history<p><i>IKEA</i><p>Great news for vintage lovers: More than 70 years after its founding, IKEA is finally fulfilling all of your deepest desires. Earlier this year, they launched a limited edition collection called Ȧrgȧng, which …

15 Cozy Fireplaces That Will Keep You Warm All Year Long

It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly nights.<p>The hearth is the center of the home. From detailed stonework to stunning marble, these fireplaces will turn any living space — a study, bedroom, you name it — into a relaxing oasis.

22 Memorable Old Houses From Movies

The "Faux Wood Paneling Nightmare Ends" Makeover

<b>Makeover by:</b> Stella <b><br>Location:</b> New York<p>After months of looking for a new place, I came across this semi-attic space covered in wood paneling. I knew I …

Popcorn

How to Be a Mind Reader: 5 Hosting Must-Dos for a Hassle-Free Holiday

'Tis the season...to have houseguests. If you're starting to think (or stress) about how to prepare for a full house this holiday then we can help! …

Toilets

3 Hyperlapse Alternatives for Android Users Feeling Left Out by Instagram

Instagram’s Hyperlapse app has taken the iOS world by storm, making it incredibly easy for anybody to start creating smooth motion time-lapse …

Transforming a Natural Shot to a Surreal One

This blog post is for my friend Donna Ulrich who asked to see a before and after of this image of the prairie at McCloud Nature Park in Hendricks …

Paul Toussaint - A Mobile Master!

Paul Toussaint is one of the pioneers in the mobile photography movement. It was a pleasure working with him on this interview. If you happen to be …

Hipstamatic’s Tintype

<i>Hello again. I’ve been using Hipstamatic’s new Tintype app recently and it produces some great images as well as being fun to use. It basically gives</i> …

"Shoot it like you'd paint it"

“Shoot it like you’d paint it”<p>October 6, 2014 | Posted by Martin Gillman in Uncategorized| 0 comments<p>Shoot it like you'd paint it<p>Shoot it like you’d …

You'll Never Guess The Former Life Of This Pastoral Country Estate

This minimalist cement-and-stone country home used to be... a stable? Go ahead, peek inside—you'd never guess.<p><i>Ábaton Architects</i><p>Humans weren't the first inhabitants of this stone-walled pastoral home: Before a gut renovation by Spanish architecture firm Ábaton, this country estate used to be a …

The Galaxy Beard

Redditor delpaint often does arty things with his glorious beard. This one is called the Galaxy Beard, and it came with a long-term contract of …

AAARR Mateys! Shiver me timbers, it be International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Show some pirate pride with this cup cozy! Ahoy! Here be the crochet pattern: http://bit.ly/6nPQOq

Photos by Miki Asai

Not Your Average Drawing of a Rock: Colorful Riverbeds Drawn with Pencil by Ester Roi | Colossal

<p>California artist Ester Roi (website currently down) works colored pencils to create drawings of imagined riverbeds that exhibit a superb …