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17 Versatile Ways to Style a Space with Maps

In design, and in many other avenues of creative expression, trends or popular styles are cyclical — they have their moment, they fade into the …

Design Idea For Shelves - Angle Your Bookshelves For A Unique Creative Design

When Tal Goldsmith Fish Design Studio were designing this home for a family, they decided to create a unique bookshelf that perfectly fits the living …

14 Inspirational Bedroom Design Ideas For Teenagers

Creating bedrooms for teenagers can be a tough job. With their style changing so much over the years, their bedrooms need to be neutral enough that a …

An Old Design Trick That All 20-Somethings Should Try

Photo courtesy of Andrew Boyd For Dream Decor.<p>Feng Shui -- a traditional Chinese home decor philosophy -- may not be the sexiest topic. (Which is unfair, really, considering that when practiced correctly, it leads to better sex. Let's see you compete with that, mid-century modern.) But we're …

17 Tea Cups for the Classy Day Drinker | Shopswell

Keep your day drink classy with one of these 17 cheeky tea cups. Perfect for your morning (or noon!) cuppa.<p>Kitchen & Cooking • Food & Drink …

10 Cheap & Easy Decor Tips For A More Sophisticated Look

It’s that time of year again. Everyone is either heading out of their current apartment or moving into someplace new, all with hopes of getting …

Design

Dreamy rooftop garden covers breezy modern house in Vietnam

It’s like a private park<p>Never ones to shy away from throwing in all the plants, Vietnamese architecture firm Vo Trong Nghia takes the roof terrace to the next level in this new home in Nha Trang, Vietnam. The firm, working in collaboration with architect Masaaki Iwamoto, made the most of local …

Architecture

8 Ways To Use Color Feng Shui To Enhance Your Home

Feng shui practitioners believe the ancient Chinese art plays a role in everything we do, from helping us feel balanced and happy in our daily lives to changing how the energy circulates in our homes. But there's more to achieving good feng shui than just furniture placement. Color feng shui, …

30 Spooky Halloween Door Decorations to Rock This Year

It may be a ways off before October 31, but as all you Halloween-obsessed already know, it’s never too early to start spook-ifying your home. Plus, a head start might be wise if you’re planning on decking out your home with DIY decorations. But before you can set up the greatest Halloween yard …

Here's Four Desserts That You Can Make With Three Ingredients

Four desserts with three ingredients in two minutes.

7 Easy, Peak-Summer Recipes to Make in August

Your go-to menu for lazy August nights, delivered.<p>The antidote to sticky August nights: these light, fresh, weeknight-friendly dishes like savory watermelon salad and mussels in spicy tomato oil. Top it off with a peaches-and-cream parfait that sports a habit-forming graham cracker crumble.<p>World …

Mussels

From Tropical Parfaits to Curry, Coconut Does it All! Try These 15 Vegan Recipes With Coconut - One Green Planet

Coconuts are pretty dang amazing. First of all, every part of this tasty tropical fruit is edible. Except for the shell — please don’t eat the shell. …

One-Bowl Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

<i>Peanut butter and chocolate are the perfect combination in these one-bowl, decadent, ultra-soft double chocolate peanut butter brownies!</i>I know that …

Breakfast of Champions: Fuel Up Like an Elite Athlete With 3 Simple Recipes

The upcoming Olympic Games got us thinking about the term "breakfast of champions." Because beyond the cereal box, we know that elite athletes are eating very specific, deliberate foods to fuel their bodies in a strategic way. So what is the <i>real</i> breakfast of champions? What do marathon runners, …

Breakfast

Make the pie your neighbors won’t stop talking about

<i>Editors’ note: In this new monthly column, the author focuses on dishes that can travel well and feed a crowd.</i><p>Hello, dog days of summer — a time for potlucks, cookouts, family reunions and pool parties. By their very nature, these gatherings are dependent on the guests’ generosity and collective …

Quick and Easy Chocolate Pudding Cake

<b>This quick and easy Chocolate Pudding Cake recipe is a delicious cake mix hack! There are only five simple ingredients and the result is the most</b> …

20 Freezer Meals For Back to School and Beyond

When you're on the go, it's incredibly convenient to have meals that are fully prepared in the freezer. Just pop these dishes in the oven until they're nice and hot and enjoy a home-cooked meal whenever you want. Here are 20 fast and easy ideas that also happen to freeze very well.

Cooking

17 Creative Spins on Lemon Meringue Pie You Haven't Tried Yet

When it comes to the best pie, lemon meringue deserves a spot at the top of the list. Light and refreshing yet indulgent, the sweet and tart pie is a dessert guaranteed to please a crowd. The best part is there are tons of creative variations that you probably haven't tried yet, like lemon meringue …

Baking

4 Bedroom Design Ideas From a Professional Stager

How you arrange the furniture in your room can make a night and day difference.<p>Between sleeping, reading and, quite simply, relaxing, it's likely you spend <i>a lot</i> of time in your bedroom. It makes sense, then, that you've also spent a significant amount of time turning it into your own personal oasis.<p>…

Interior Design

The pans every baker should have

After a lifetime of baking — first at home and then in my bakery and now at home again — I'm pretty clear about the type and size of pans that I …