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Precious Moments: I’ve Learned To Catch The Smiles of Sleeping Babies

I was photographing families and toddlers in 2010 and 2011 and my work was a bit uninspiring. Then I saw American photographers creating these …

Photography

You're Just $45 Million Away From Owning A Castle

Multimillionaire Chris Mack puts palatial home in Woodstock, Connecticut on the market—mansion staff not included.<p>Living in a castle has always seemed like the stuff of dreams, but now it could become a reality for one lucky (and very rich) person. A 35,000 square foot mansion fashioned to look …

Real Estate

13 Super Scary Staircases

If heights, stairs, or steep slopes make you squeamish, consider this fair warning.<p>The artistic merit of these stairways cannot be denied. But if heights, stairs, or steep slopes make you squeamish, consider this fair warning. This piece originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

Architecture

45 of the Most Stunning House Exteriors Ever

Talk about curb appeal!<p>They say it's the inside that counts, but these homes are pretty stylish on the outside too. Whether grand or quaint, these homes are inspiration to step up your curb appeal.

New Jersey

Our unique 'microbial aura' travels with us wherever we go

Every individual has a unique “microbial aura” that we spread constantly wherever we go, according to research published recently in the journal Science.<p>"Your bacterial community [is] a composite of all of the decisions and interactions you’ve ever made in your life. Unless you lived exactly the …

15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …

30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …

Kitchens

Show Time

When should we worry about food safety?

Food processing decisions are all about compromise.<p>Apples contain formaldehyde and formaldehyde is carcinogenic. However, at the levels present, and especially given the benefits most people would enjoy from a diet with more fruit and vegetables, no one worries about it.<p>When you pasteurize milk you …

Hardscaping 101: Stairway Lighting

By day, the best stairway lighting is barely noticeable. After the sun goes down, well chosen lights can transform staircases to glowing jewel boxes. …

Those Pesky House Flies May Actually Improve Our Health

The house fly is a rarely celebrated insect, but new research published Tuesday <i>finally</i> provides the pest with some positive recognition.<p>The house fly …

A Manhattan Apartment With a Harmony of Blues

In sky blue, midnight, and more.<p>Sky blue, powder blue, midnight, and navy breathe fresh life into a Manhattan apartment. "The Color Whisperer" Amanda Nisbet works her magic to design a space that's inviting, sparkling, and exciting.

Interior Design

LeBron James's $17 Million Miami Mansion is For Sale

The basketball star is moving to Cleveland. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p><i>Photos: Getty Images; Opulence International Realty</i><p>Since he's leaving the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James doesn't need his Miami mansion anymore. The basketball player recently put his …

Lebron James

40 Bedroom Colors That Will Make You Wake Up Happier

Because beige is no way to start the day.<p>These take-notice bedroom color ideas are total mood boosters. Once you've gotten all the inspiration you can here, check out our most stylish bedroom ideas.

Interior Design

5 Trendy Decor Finds With Contemporary Italian Flair

Looking to give your home a grand makeover as you head into the festive magic of fall and winter? Adopting the latest trends does not necessarily …

Modern Forest House Flaunting Signature Upper Floor Sky Garden

Demonstrating high quality on a modest budget, this contemporary forest home by Garret Cord Werner introduces us to one family’s dream. Private and …

30 Rustic Living Room Ideas For A Cozy, Organic Home

When we talk of rustic-style interiors, many of our readers think of exposed wood, stone walls, a warm fireplace at the heart of the room and a …

10 Things You Should Know About Becoming an Interior Designer

Are you always receiving compliments on your interior design taste? Do you love decorating rooms and arranging furniture? If you answered yes to …

Inside 10 Tastemakers' Fabulous Closets

Modern Luxury In A Rustic Ambiance At The 51 Degrees Alpine Resort

Come to Leukerbad, Switzerland, to discover a place of infinite beauty where the unconventional becomes standard and where rustic meets modern in the …

Refined, Functional and Open Family Home Design Nestled Between Trees

After moving around for work, living in eight houses over the past ten years, a family with two small children finally decided to settle down. …

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Articles about innovative wooden homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>In coastal New England, an artist turns a wooded property into a haven for creating and living.<p>New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's …

Articles about simple and affordable portland home on Dwell.com - Dwell

The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this summer.<p>It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.<p>Streamline your home and …

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

Gardening