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33 Habits of Highly Creative People

We all know the saying, “You have as many hours in the day as Beyoncé does.” It’s a little annoying, isn’t it? Our day seems to fly by in a vortex of emails, laundry and errands. All of a sudden it’s 9pm and we’re too exhausted even think about doing anything creative. From seeing the sleep habits …


10 Simple Home Decor Tips to Make Any Room Look Instantly Bigger

It doesn’t matter if you’re decorating a really small room or a room that could just use some more space, if you can make it look visually bigger, …

20+ Best Home Decor Trends That Shaped 2016

Let's face it: This year looked mighty stylish.<p>Click through to see the show-stopping styles that got us the most excited this year.

Home Decorating

33 Life Lessons We Learned From Home Design in 2015

This year, <b>we stretched the limits of how we nest</b>—to do so with more ambition, intentionality, and style than we ever have before.<p>Sarah built and stained her own table, Kenzi got down and dirty with paint and shelves, Amanda wallpapered a room, Leslie transformed her tiny kitchen nook, Alexis proved …

Roquefort Crackers Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could a buttery, tender, homemade cracker steal the dinner-party spotlight? Could Roquefort crackers be the Greatest Recipe of all Time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this series as an opportunity</i> …

Thanksgiving Dinner

Master Drama: 4 Dark Wall Decorating Commandments to Follow

Do you desire a dramatic dark wall in your home? Or did you take the leap and love your dark wall paint but aren't quite sure how to decorate the …

Dining Rooms

Nigel Slater’s aubergine recipes

The aubergine is rarely seen without at least one of its close friends – olive oil, garlic, mint and the chickpea. But it is its happy partnership with cool, sour yogurt that got me to the stove this week.<p>I often trickle yogurt over a sliced aubergine whose flesh has been charred on the grill. …


5 Ways to Make Your New Bathroom Stand Out

Some bathrooms are boring, but that doesn't mean yours has to be. Here's a little inspiration for your next remodel — 5 design ideas a little off the …

Audio Mixing

8 Better Ways to Display Art in Every Room of Your Home

It's time to create an Instagram-perfect wall.<p>In her new book <i>Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating</i>, designer Lauren Liess shares her favorite, not-always-conventional ideas for livening up any space with art.

Balayage is Instagram’s Favorite Fall Hair Color Trend

Fall is typically a time when drastic beauty moves are made. That peachy-nude lip now gets slathered in deep reds. Your nails go from neon pops of color to shimmering gem tones and silvers. And hair color gets darker, like from blonde to <i>bronde</i> or from rose gold to a deep auburn. But according to …


If It Weren't for My Son, I'd Definitely Be Divorced

What happens when a child is struck between two struggling parents.<p>One of the first things I loved about my wife was her ability to nurture. It was as if her subconscious couldn't help but broadcast that she was phenomenal with children. For my part, I was unsure about being a dad. But my friends …


25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …


19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …

The One Body Part You're Not Stretching, But Should Be

Stop neglecting this body part—your knees will thank you.<p>As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my …


Decorating Trends That Are Coming Back

1 of 13<p>Blue and White<p>The simple and sweet blue-and-white color palette feels fresh, despite the fact that it’s been a go-to combination for …

7 Ways To Become The Best Version Of Yourself This Year | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Make 2014 your year with these 7 simple steps to become the healthiest and happiest version of yourself.<p><b>1. Love Your Morning Routine</b><p>Our mornings set …

Inspiring Home Decorating Ideas

<b>Whether you're looking for a quick refresh or complete overhaul of your space, it can be hard to know where to start. These gorgeous living spaces and decor ideas from our contributors will give you the inspiration you need to make your dream home a reality.</b><p>Try Separate but Together<p>An open-plan …

Dine Atop a Waterfall at These 'Kawadoko' Restaurants Hidden in Kyoto's Mountains

Kyoto enchants millions of visitors a year with its unique mix of traditional Japanese shrines and modern hospitality, and its charming sidestreets …


Articles about 8 airy kitchen additions on Dwell.com - Dwell

2017 is promising to be an exciting year.<p>An airy addition on the back of a historic house in Boise is a model of sensitive renovation, seamlessly melding new and old.<p>You may think that paneled walls means dark and dated, but these spaces show that they can be anything but that.<p>Equip your kitchen …


Must-Haves for a Modern Kitchen

Three tastemakers share their essentials<p>Tastemakers Paloma Contreras, Wade Allyn Hallock, and Alex Hitz share their essentials.

10 Rooms with Oversized Art

Dinosaur Designs’ Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy reside in Sydney, Australia and their living room features a gallery style wall with several small …

Interior Design

Self Care Remedies For Your Mind Body And Soul

Drool-Worthy Living Room Decorating Ideas

Creative ways to style your space!<p>By Anna Kocharian<p><b>scandinavian splendor</b><p>photography by THE DESIGN FILES<p>Elevate a stark backdrop with an abundance of greens, vibrant wall art, and personal touches.<p>photography by DUST JACKET ATTIC<p>Blush toned florals soften the intensity of a masculine scheme, evoking …

Interior Design

Articles about run down row house boston becomes quiet urban escape two green roofs on Dwell.com - Dwell

A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.<p>Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.<p>A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.<p>By …


34 Flea Market Finds Turned Playful Decor

One person's junk is another person's eye-catching bedside table.<p>All it takes is a little imagination to turn that budget-friendly thrift store find into an eye-catching piece.

17 Gorgeous Marble Looks for Your Dream Kitchen

Move aside, granite. There’s a new stone in town. With its crisp white hue, marble offers a bright and welcoming look that’s both chic and modern. Whether you dream of a simple update to a traditional space with marble backsplash or the ultimate sophisticated kitchen with marble and copper …

Interior Design