Sharon McAlister

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Articles about 5 diy houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established …

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Fast-Growing Shade Trees That Make a Statement

When your yard needs shade and there’s little time to waste, the search is on for tree options that will lessen the sun’s effect on your outdoor …

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Best of Beauty: Top 5 Makeup Mavens in Music

The music industry is a marketplace that's saturated with competing artists - most amazing in their own right and respective genres. But it isn't enough to just be musically talented and a gifted performer with a bangin' tune anymore. The world now demands more and it's the individuals who go that …

This Recipe Is Worth $1 Million, According To Pillsbury. But Seriously?

This year, a man was equipped with a bionic eye that allowed him to see for the first time in 30 years. In December, doctors figured out how to 3D print a knee joint. This year also produced an iPhone case that doubles as a taser.<p>Another thing 2014 invented? These:<p>The recipe for Peanutty Pie Crust …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing

Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Having trouble staying organized at home? We hate to break it to you, but it might be you (not your stuff) that's the problem. We asked professional …

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6 Designer Tricks to a More Comfortable Home

Designers share their tricks.<p>From being able to kick back with an ottoman to keeping a throw in every room, we asked five decorators to share how they make a house feel more cozy.

How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You

You can't opt out of ads on Facebook without opting out of Facebook itself. But you can do a lot to control the ads you see.<p>Facebook shows you ads based on what it knows about you and what it thinks you like. It has two ways to figure this out:<p>1. What you tell it directly ( name, age, marital …

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9 Ways To Get A Flat Belly Without Diet or Exercise

From the editors of GoodHousekeeping.com, how to make your core appear slimmer, without any intense diets or workouts.<p><b>1) Perfect Your Posture</b><br>"Straighten up," advises The Biggest Loser trainer Kim Lyons, and your figure will look better. "When your posture is good, you're automatically engaging and …

Ask a Designer: Where Should I Put My TV?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is all about placing your television in a room. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future …

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February 03, 2015 | 4:30 AM<p>$258 million<p>How much Google Ventures initially invested in Uber in August 2013. It's put more money into the "e-hailing" service since then and a Goggle exec sits on Uber's board, but the companies could soon go from friends to bitter enemies, if they haven't already. …

6 Ways You Can Emulate Top Brands Starting Today

There is a distinct difference between your “brand” and your “branding.” Your brand is you. Your branding is you in action. Your brand is who you …

What to Wear on Valentine's Day No Matter the Dress Code

You may chalk it up to another Hallmark holiday, but there's no denying that Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to put on a cute outfit and hit the town. Whether you're going...

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A 24-Hour Drink Menu for the Prettiest Skin of Your Life

You are what you sip.<p>Being as skin-obsessed as I am, I slather on all the products I can fit in my medicine cabinet daily. But I know full well I could be doing more as every Hollywood star with seemingly perfect skin takes an <i>inside-out</i> approach to beauty—i.e. it's not simply what you put on your …

9 Cheap Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel Luxurious

Create your own spa-like oasis without spending a fortune.<p><b>1. Think fluffy</b><p>If you're going to splurge <i>anywhere</i> in your bathroom, update your towels and bath rug first. A soft, fluffy, neutral-colored towel goes a long way if you're trying to turn your basic bathroom into a spa-like oasis. Not sure …

The 10 Biggest Style Turn-Offs for Women

Have you ever wondered if there's something you're doing with how you dress -- either consciously or unconsciously -- that might be causing women to react less favorably to you than you'd like? Humans are visual creatures, and first impressions matter quite a bit. With Valentine's Day coming up, …

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How To Live A Stress-Free Life

Psychologist Alice Haddon on how to reduce stress<p>Imagine a dam bursting. It bursts either because the load is too great or the structure insufficient. Like a dam, we feel stressed when the challenge faced seems too much or we feel we're not up to it. However, we have a huge advantage as, unlike the …