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In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

6 Mistakes You Make When Making Your Bed

A few key fixes can make a difference.<p>Making your bed certainly isn't rocket science, but the difference between a messy display and an especially smooth (and super-inviting) mattress is actually all in the details.<p><b>1. You lay your top sheet pattern-up.</b><p>Placing it pattern-side down is actually the …

31 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 10 Minutes or Less

We know the facts: Preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But let’s face it, with minimal free time and other priorities …

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The New Year's Best Hair Trends

The hottest hair trends to try in 2015.<p>The hottest hair trends to try in 2015. Also, check out this updated step-by-step guide to getting perfect waves.

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The front of this reception desk was made by stacking layers of glass on top of each other. More photos here: http://www.contemporist.com/2015/01/04/glass-layers-make-up-this-wavy-reception-desk-by-tamas-abel/

The Most Incredible Home Makeovers in Movie History

These transformations are stunning proof of the power of change.<p>Thanks to the wonders of movie magic, the messy details of home renovations are usually glossed over with a quick montage set to a motivational soundtrack. But whether a makeover tears characters apart, brings them back together, or …

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The High Heel Survival Guide

Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, impractical, towering heels. Here, expert tips and products for getting through the night without winding up as the barefoot girl on the dance floor.<p>Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, …

Brad Goreski's Top 5 Tips for Styling a Desk

The celebrity stylist shares his best advice for creating a desk with personality. For more, see how he made over a House Beautiful editor's desk.<p><i>Brad Goreski sitting at the desk he made over for a</i> House Beautiful <i>editor. Photo by Kelly Stuart</i><p><b>1. Personal Touches</b>When styling my celebrity clients, I'm …

How to Mix and Match Patterns

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about mixing and matching patterns. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future …

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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 …

Get the Look: A Kitchen Inspired by the Ocean

Shimmery hues provide inspiration.<p>The ocean's shimmery hues inspire a kitchen in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, by Urban Grace Interiors.

How to Choose Paint Colors

Designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, answers a question from a reader about choosing paint colors and finishes.<p><b>Q: What are your best tips and methods for choosing paint colors? How do you decide on a finish? —Susan T.</b><p><b>A:</b> Paint color can be …

Home Decorating

The Best Red Dresses of 2014

See the best scarlett looks of the year.<p>For those looking to turn heads in any situation, look no further than the little red dress. Whether a satin slip, lace sheath or fringed coat turned dress a la supermodel Karolina Kurkova— this sultry hue equals instant sex appeal, especially when paired …

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

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Watch 4 Sisters Transform in 40 Years of 40 Portraits

The Brown sisters's family portraits will be showcased in a new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art.<p>During the summer of 1975, the Brown sisters started a family tradition that would last forty years, resulting in a published book and an exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art this November. …

UPDATE: Sarah Jessica Parker Finally Sells Her NYC Townhouse

The actress and her husband, Matthew Broderick, originally put the Greenwich Village home on the market nearly three years ago, and slashed the price several times before finding a buyer.<p><i>Getty Images, Mike Marsland; Douglas Elliman Real Estate</i><p><b>Update March 19, 2015:</b> After more than two years on the …

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All The Details on the Hair & Makeup at the VS Fashion Show

The beauty tips, tools and tricks used to achieve that covetable VS bombshell look.<p>There are a few constants you can count on the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show to deliver year after year: bras so expensive they require bodyguards, the most gorgeous girls in the game and a beauty look that is …

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Best in Bridal: Fall 2015

Consider this vital prep for fall brides, and eye candy for white gown lovers everywhere. See what top designers have in store for the next wave of betrothed.<p>Consider this vital prep for fall brides, and eye candy for white gown lovers everywhere. See what top designers have in store for the next …

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

The Interior Pieces To Splurge & Save On

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, looking to remodel? Here are five places to splurge—and five places where cheaper is fine.<p>Budgeting for a home renovation is hard enough. The pressure to <i>spend spend spen</i><i>d</i> on top of that? Disaster. Sure, there are some home goods where splurging gets you a …

The 10 Trendiest Haircuts For Winter 2017

Go a little shorter ahead of a long winter.<p>You know what they say: when the temperature drops, it's time for a chop. Okay, maybe nobody says that, but the sentiment still holds true. There's no better way to gear up for a new season than with a hair transformation, either big or small. Ahead, 10 of …

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show After-Party

After the wings come off, the Angels slip into their sexiest nighttime looks to celebrate the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show with friends, family and fans. Click through to see the best looks from the big night in London.<p>After the wings come off, the Angels slip into their sexiest nighttime …

BEFORE & AFTER: The Looks-Larger, No-Square-Footage-Added Makeover

A kitchen and dining room get a new (and more spacious!) look without extending the actual floor plan.<p>In a stunning Los Angeles home by sfa design, we're especially struck by the transformations in the kitchen and dining room—particularly how the rooms look significantly larger...despite the fact …

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …