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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 …

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.

Christmas Trees

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 …

Dessert

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.

Farrow & Ball

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.

Interior Design

25 Stylish Hostess Gifts You Can Bring to Any Party

They're chic and thoughtful.<p>Don't go to that soirée empty-handed. Bring one of these thoughtful, stylish gifts for your host or hostess, and you'll guarantee yourself an invite back.

Stylish

The 10 Essential Home Measurements You Should Know

These numbers will guide you in virtually any buying decision, from paint to furniture.<p>How much paint do you need? How high do you hang that chandelier? Get your measurements right with this indispensable guide that has all the numbers you'll need.<p><b>1. Dining Room Table</b><p>A 36-inch-wide rectangular …

Dining Rooms

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 …

40 Cozy Fireplaces To Help You Survive Winter

The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful.<p>Winter is coming, and whether you live somewhere where it's too cold to deal, or just want to pretend it's sweater weather outside when it's actually warm and sunny, you're going to need a fireplace that's extra cozy. From detailed …

Living Rooms

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.

6 New Takes on Hummus—and How to Make Them at Home

The world's most versatile dip now comes in dozens of surprising flavors, from artichoke to chocolate.<p>Athenos Cucumber Dill Hummus<p>Good Neighbors …

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DIY Home Projects

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.

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45 Kitchen Cabinet Ideas We're Obsessed With

There's rose gold involved.<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. We've got inspo on inspo (on inspo) for you, so you can finally tackle …

Rose Gold

24 Crazy Creative Kitchen Storage Ideas

More room to buy more things!<p>If you're lacking on kitchen storage space but aren't feeling a huge reno, 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. No demo day required!

Storage Ideas

51 Insanely Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Most colorful kitchen ever!<p>Playing around with color is daunting, but that's why a backsplash is perfect. It can create a subtle pop in a neutral kitchen, or add to an already bold room with very little work on your part. It doesn't matter if your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy, or modern and …

Kitchens

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

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