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7 uses for candle stubs

Put that wax to use after it's burned its last flame.<p>This winter, it's likely you'll be burning a lot of candles; for entertaining, for ambient …

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Headboard, Footboard To A Potting Bench

This is a simple idea that turns a headboard/footboard into an effective potting bench.<p>Head over to OverTheBigMoon.com where they created this clever …

Wooden Spoon Garden Label

40 DIY Home Decor Ideas That Aren't Just For Christmas

The holidays are so ephemeral. These stylish decorating ideas are festive, yet they also work beyond the month of December.

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

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Present Cake

"This is the ultimate, ultimate list of my Favorite Things," says Oprah. Why? Because no matter who's on your holiday list, you'll find everything …

7 Smart New Window Technologies

With the latest technologies, the windows in your house can offer more than a pretty view. Unfortunately, you'll still have to clean them yourself.<p><b>1. Save the Birds</b><br>Every year, millions of birds fly into glass windows. This patterned coating — visible to birds but not humans — prevents that. All …

An Old-Fashioned Farmhouse Kitchen

Simplicity is key in this space.<p>Simple blue-green cabinets and an old pine farm table recapture the spirit of a childhood kitchen. For kitchen design tips, read the interview with designer Young Huh.

5 Tips for Choosing Bed Linens

The founder of DwellStudio shares five tips for the selecting the chicest — and coziest — bed linens out there.<p>Being that we spend about one-third of our lives asleep, it makes sense to invest in bedding that's not only comfortable, but stands the test of time. But with so many options out there — …

A Savannah Kitchen With European Elegance

Inside a 100-year-old house's new kitchen.<p>In designer Mary Jo Bochner's Savannah, Georgia kitchen a mix of French antiques, second-hand-finds, and new open shelving creates a relaxed feeling with a touch of European elegance. For more decor and design ideas, read an interview with Bochner.

20+ Stylish Hostess Gifts You Can Bring to Any Party

Say thanks with a little something she'll want to show off.<p>Don't go to that soirée empty-handed. Bring one of these thoughtful gifts and guarantee yourself an invite back.

12 Cool Room Ideas For Girls

Pink ruffles. Floral bedding. Flowing curtains. Sound familiar? Yes, these are <b>girls’ bedroom</b> staples, often the first to come to mind when we think …

10 Easy Pieces: Humidifiers

Did you know that humidifiers come in surprising shapes, sizes, and materials (several with interesting design names attached)? Or that proper …

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.

8 Fast Decorating Fixes

8 designers share easy updates.<p>Need a quick revamp? Designers share their easy home updates and decorating ideas for spicing up your rooms.

A Coastal Kitchen With a View of Long Island Sound

In colors inspired by driftwood and sand.<p>With its waterfront location, designer Susan Drake chose colors of driftwood and sand for a Stamford, Connecticut, kitchen. Read the interview with the designer.

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6 Supercharged Kitchen Innovations

Not your average appliances.<p>From a refrigerator that dispenses seltzer to a dishwasher that connects to Wi-Fi, these new appliances and kitchen trends deliver more than hot water in 2013.

9 Tastemakers' Outdoor Entertaining Essentials

Because alfresco dining is just more fun!<p>Because alfresco dining — and drinking — is just more fun! We asked 9 tastemakers for their favorite finds for outdoor parties. Take advantage of the season with these essentials.

50 Unique Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

"Salt and pepper" paint, rose gold hardware: Which 2018 trend is up your alley?<p>Spice up your kitchen storage spots with decorative colors, finishes, and hardware. Whether you prefer a traditional look or something more modern, these design ideas go far beyond plain-old cupboards.

24 Super Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

Make the most of what you've got.<p>If you can't bring yourself to Kondo the kitchen, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days.

50+ Impossibly Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Cooking has never looked so colorful.<p>Whether your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy or modern and sleek, these tile design ideas have you covered.

150+ Designer Kitchens for Every Style

Allow these culinary hot spots to stir up major inspiration for your own home.<p>We've gathered all our best cooking hubs in one place – from country casual to sleek and modern. Which one inspires you most?

The 2013 Kitchen of the Year with Designer Christopher Peacock

A cozy, handsome, and inviting space.<p>No windows? No problem! This top designer embraced the dark and created a cozy, handsome, inviting space in the Kips Bay Showhouse.

28 Colorful Kitchens That Will Inspire You

From classic pastels to offbeat colors.<p>Bored with your pure white kitchen? Try adding a dose of light — or bright — color to liven up your favorite room.