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Frankly my dear, I prefer the other ending: Rare script from Gone With The Wind with alternative finish emerges for sale 75 years after film's release

• <b>251-page script was acquired by a film fan who ran a Hollywood book shop</b>• <b><br>It reveals the Hollywood classic could have ended on a very different note</b>• <b><br>It</b> …

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Friday Links

“Geraldine Spilker has developed a process of binding ashes with resin, creating a tactile object from cremated remains.”<p>Carbon Fiber Eames Sofa by …

10 DIY Projects to Make for Your Next Picnic

After such a long winter, I’ll take any opportunity to eat <i>alfresco</i>. And if that meal can take place surrounded by nature, even better. I’m not very …

Soho House’s Eat, Drink, Nap

<i>Above: The House Deli at the Babington House.</i><p>The idea of private members-only clubs can be anathema to some, a seemingly outdated relic from the …

Before & After: A Broken-down Bungalow Gets Beautified

<i>“To finally be a homeowner was a dream come true,” Jenika says, “and to have my dad help us with all of the construction was just unbelievable. He</i> …

Three Months from House to Home

I am always impressed by anyone who lets a photographer into their home after less than a year of living in the space, so you can imagine my …

Printable Freebie: Gemstone Bookplates

One of my favorite online discoveries of the last year was the <b>British Library’s Flickr stream</b>. Not necessarily what you’d expect from a social media …

Make Room For: Rizzo

Like many people my age, I grew up with a steady diet of <i>Grease.</i> (The movie, of course.) Throughout my childhood, that VHS tape was always on-hand and …

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I want to pack my bags right now and move in to the house above. Forever. I might bring the cats. Ok, I suppose the husband too. 😉 Photographer John …

5 Time-Saving Tips for a Diverse, Self-Sufficient Pantry

(Image credit: Cambria Bold)<p><b>Who cooks and eats here:</b> Lyn Huckabee, co-founder of the Boston Food Swap and rental issues blog <b><br>Where:</b> …

Slow Cookers

A Renter's Life in L.A.:The Inside Scoop

If I tried to fully describe Los Angeles to you, we'd be here all day; it's just too vast. Whatever you think LA is, you're right— it's that and much …


Don't Fall for It: 5 Things You Really DON'T Need At Home --> Stores want to sell you lots and lots of stuff, that's their job. Your job is to figure out which things you can't live without and which ones you should leave on the shelf. That's where we come in.

How To Make the Most of a Bathroom with a Pedestal Sink: Does your bathroom have a pedestal sink? I definitely feel your short-on-storage pain. Here's how to make the most of your small bathroom, with examples from our House Tours...

Want to make your home (& maybe your life) a bit better? Try one of these 9 affordable ideas this weekend -->

Color palette inspiration: 7 dark, dramatic wall paint colors that look great in real life -->

Closet makeover inspiration: 7 real-life closets with creative reuses -->

5 Things Not to Say (or Do) at the Flea Market --> Over the years I've witnessed a lot of strange behaviors as people navigate booths looking for bargains. There's something about flea market culture (cash-based transactions? secondhand goods? informal setting?) that gives people permission to act in ways they wouldn't dream of elsewhere.

Can't Buy Happiness: 5 Simple Ways to Turn Any House Into a Home You Love --> What's the difference between a house and a home? A house is a structure you live in that provides for your basic needs and safety. A home is a place that provides you mental and emotional support, a place you look forward to being in to get away from the outside world.

3 Very Effective Ways to Spend 10 Spare Minutes

It's summer, and life should be easy. Here is Fay Wolf's video tip on the top three BULKY items you can declutter... in just ten minutes each.<p><b>• The</b> …

Grey's Anatomy

How To Get Rid of Funky Smells: Products, Remedies & Scents to Stop the Stink --> Sure, there are matches, candles, baking soda, and air fresheners, but sometimes there are some lingering odors that just won't go away. We're all friends here, so let's take a second to talk about how to get rid of some of these pesky hangers-on.

The Chair Rail: What It Is and How To Make the Most of It --> It's a rail...for a chair...right? This mid-wall molding actually has less to do with chairs and more to do with proportion and scale. Knowing how (and why) to use it can drastically affect the look and feel of your space. Here's the scoop.

Try a Smelly Simmer --> Give yourself a little low-cost/no-cost treat this evening, guaranteed to please your nose and set you up for some sweeter (smelling!) dreams tonight...

The Neighbors are Noisy as S#*!: How to Cope When You Love Your Home But Hate Your Neighbors -->

Fast Fixes: Small, Landlord-Friendly Projects For the Kitchen --> You've got your cabinets, counters, appliances, tile… all pretty permanent and off-limits with most landlords. What's a renter to do in order to make the kitchen their own? We've got some ideas.

The First Step to Getting Things Done: A Smart Process for Prioritizing Your To-Do List --> Today's smart Comment of the Day.

Take a Decor Risk: 5 Tips and Tricks to Help You Make the Leap --> Don't let doubt and insecurity stop you from getting what your heart is secretly longing for. Take a risk! Here's how.

Location, Location, Location: Things to Beware of When Moving to a New Neighborhood

There are exterior elements in a neighborhood that can easily be overlooked when you fall in love with a beautiful apartment. But even if the …

Urban Design

15+ Uses for Tension Rods You've Never Thought Of --> All sorts of smartness!

Take a little peek inside: Graylin's Craftsman Influenced Bungalow -->

10 Dresser Do-Overs Anyone Can Handle --> Each of these DIY projects or before-and-afters have one thing in common: They're totally achievable. The techniques in this post — changing out hardware or adding a patterned front — can be done to any dresser in your home for a near-instant pick me up.