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19 Fabulous Hacks To Make Your Shoes Look And Fit Perfectly Every Time

Buy, adjust, and customize your way to Shoe-vana.

Fashion 101: How to Pronounce Tricky Fashion Words

Your guide to mastering those tongue-tying terms.<p><b>Atelier:</b> <i>uh-tel-yay</i><p>A workshop or studio for an artist or designer.<p><b>Argyle:</b> <i>ar-guy-el</i><p>A diamond-shaped pattern in two or more colors, often seen in knitwear.<p><b>Bandeau:</b> <i>ban-doh</i><p>A bra made from a single strip of fabric that wraps around the breasts.<p><b>Beau monde:</b></i> …

Holiday Retreat in South Africa Maximizing Exquisite Views: Silver Bay Residence by SAOTA

<b>SAOTA, Antoni Associates & OKHA</b> completed the design and development of <b>Silver Bay Residence</b>, an impressive holiday retreat for a young family. The …

10 Things You Need To Know Before Hiring An Architect

Whether your construction or design aspirations are small or large scale—getting to the middle of a project and realizing you’re lost or out of …

10 Ways to Make Your Home Look Elegant on a Budget

Having a high-end looking home can be difficult, especially if you have a tight decorating budget. Fortunately, there are ways – even on a budget – …

Practical Lighting Size&Placement Guide for Every Corner of the House [Infographic]

Dear Freshome readers, we know your are constantly on the lookout for practical design solutions and we enjoy delivering them to you. The FurnishedUp …

How To Make Your Roof Last For Decades

The knowledge that you get to come home to a roof over your head is one of the most rewarding parts of being a homeowner. The knowledge that you’ll …

How Architects Design For An Aging Population

The growth in the number of adults 65 years and older will double over the next 25 years. This statistic creates a demographic that is unprecedented …

Thread Count Doesn't Always Matter: Things To Look For When Buying Sheets

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>Thread counts have been inching up on bedding packages in the past decade. Nowadays, it’s common to see upwards of …

Sewing

Architecture Asymmetry in the Service of Comfortable Living: Park City Residence

Situated on 2.62 acres dramatically overlooking three ski areas, this contemporary retreat in Park City, Utah displays an inspiring design …

Contemporary Ranch Style Residence Inspiring a State of Well-Being

There are quite a few design tricks out there that can transform a house into a home. This ranch style residence by Stephen Moser Architect achieves …

12 Fashion Apps To Download Now

For the fashion girl glued to her phone, these apps range from shopping to closet organizing and are guaranteed to step up your sartorial game.<p><b>1) PS Dept</b><p>For the fashionistas who don't already have their own stylist on speed dial, PS Dept gives users access to a personal fashion consultant 24/7. …

Tutorial: DIY a dog leash

Tutorial: DIY a dog leash<p>Dog leashes get daily use, so it’s fitting to have one that suits your personality. If you can’t find one in the store that …

Majestic Residence in South Africa Pours the Exotic Landscape Inside

Eye-catching both during the night and the day, the Aloe Ridge House rises above the ground with its volumetric architecture in an attempt to …

Outside the Home – Garden

25 Essential Baking Tips and Tricks for Beginner Bakers

Oh, Martha. You make it look so easy. Cream the butter, sift the flour and voilà! A perfectly baked cake. Well, we’ve tried. And it doesn’t always work like that. If your cookies always end up burned or the thought of activating yeast makes you start to sweat, here are 25 baking lessons to help you …

Dessert

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 — …

Articles about 7 inviting wooden prefab homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you enjoy breathtaking landscapes and sunny beaches, then Hawaii is the perfect destination for you.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to …

Prefab Homes

San Vicente House in California Adapted to a Complex Modern Lifestyle

<b>San Vicente House</b> in California was especially planned for a family with three young girls. Separating the living spaces from the noise of a busy …

Family Fun: Modern Backyard Design for Outdoor Experiences to Come

Mindfulness and relaxation are both part of a balanced life, especially when your backyard design composes a modern background for everyday life. A …

Get Better Posture With 5 Easy Moves

When it comes to fitness, we all talk a lot about cardio and strength training while ignoring a huge part of overall health—flexibility. Stretching …

Pain

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

26 Easy-to-Make Drinks, A-Z Style

Compact Leisure Home Pays Tribute to Brazilian Modernist Architecture

This stunning leisure home has an unusual story. It was built as a second home for a couple who lives in an apartment in São Paulo, but did not want …

Open Social Spaces Defining A Modern Family Home

A stainless steel mesh gate and screen make for a protective entrance. Those lucky enough to live here walk past it to find a heavenly modern home …

DIY Video: How to Sprout Seeds and Plant a Compost Garden

After dinnertime prep, there’s no need to let your vegetable trimmings go to waste. Save seeds from citrus fruit or sprout seeds from legumes and …

Articles about dwell design west side home tour on Dwell.com - Dwell

During the conference, Dwell’s exclusive home tours offered the rare chance to visit some of the most inspiring private...<p>Representing the architectural eclecticism of L.A.’s west side, the five homes selected for day one of the Dwell Los Angeles Home...<p>After a successful kick-off program in San …

Home Tours

10 Incredible Uses for Epsom Salt in the Garden

Shares 92K<p><i>Love gardening? Then you’ll love our brand new Kindle book: 605 Secrets For A Beautiful, Bountiful Organic Garden: Insider Secrets From A</i> …

Growing Fabulous Lettuce and Greens - Organic Gardening

We love eating a salad every day. It is fresh, crunchy, and delicious. You can dress it up in so many different ways. The variety available for the …

Gardening