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IKEA's Latest Products Will Jumpstart Your New Year

Coming to stores in February.<p><i>NORNÄS queen bed frame, $299</i><p>IKEA lovers, here's some news you'll love. The popular retailer just announced two new collections and a crop of new products set to launch in February. The NORNÄS collection features raw and natural wood designs with Scandinavian influences, …

Furniture

10 Essentials for Your First Non-Dorm Home

Bye, shower caddy! Hello, grown-up furniture.<p>No white board, no extra-long sheets and no mini-fridge: These decorating essentials (recommended by the pros!) are all you need to create an adult living space that still feels young and vibrant.

We Asked Top Yoga Teachers To Spill Their Health And Fitness Secrets, And This Is What They Said…

Yoga teachers seem to have it all: toned bodies, glowing skin, and endless ease. Even as they bend, stretch, and sweat, they appear the epitome of …

Nissan has a glow-in-the-dark Leaf EV, but you can't buy one

Oh, Nissan, you tease. The company has just coated a Leaf EV with some custom-made glow-in-dark paint, which can apparently last for up to 25 years -- but it has no plans (not yet, anyway) to make it available for purchase. Nissan partnered with glow-in-dark pavement creator Hamish Scott to concoct …

Electric Vehicles

The latest fashion & beauty trends, opinion, celebrity news | Marie Claire

Fashion<p>SS18 Trend Report: All the trends you’ll be wearing in 2018<p>Shopping<p>Hot List: Here’s what’s new in your favourite stores and online this …

Father Photoshops Three Daughters into Fantastical Scenes

Just by looking at these photos, it's hard to tell who's having more fun..the father or his three girls! About three years ago, John Wilhelm felt as though something was missing with his photography. Bored with just straight out of the camera shooting, he entered the world of digital manipulation. …

Remarkable Latte Art Featuring Photorealistic Cats Looks Too Impressive to Sip

Japan seems to be on the cutting edge of the quirky genre known as latte art; the latest trend features sepia-toned, photorealistic drawings of cats that are captured in the foam of an espresso beverage. Twitter user @dongurinekobei is responsible for these extremely-detailed creations that …

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Sculpture

Mix and Match 101

Interior Design

Gorgeous Traditional Temari, Embroiedered By a 92 Year Old Woman

Temari (meaning handball), is a Japanese folk art form of embroidering balls for handball games or just plain decoration. Back in the day (around 7th century AD), the spheres were made from old kimono remnants that were wadded up into a ball and then wrapped with strips of fabric. Over time, the …

How to Update Neutrals With This Eye-Catching Accent Color

Use this accent color.<p>A color palette of soft khaki and cream snap to attention, especially when accented with black. Designer Michael Aiduss decorated this classic Cape Cod-style house in New Jersey with sophisticated and authentic style, plus a few gutsy moves, too.

Interior Design

The films to watch in autumn 2014: from Gone Girl to Mr Turner

September<p><b>Pride</b><p>This rousing film from Matthew Warchus is about the help that gay campaigners gave to miners during the strike of 1984-85. It shows how the activists broke out of their parochial attitude while mining communities questioned their sexual politics, and it makes a bold case that the …

10 Easy Pieces: Rattan Hanging Chairs

Treat yourself to a time out in a hanging chair. Here’s a roundup of our rattan-inspired favorites.<p>Take note that natural rattan is best when it’s …

Sofa

Incorporating Exposed Bricks In Stylish Designs Around The House

It can take a while to warm up to the idea of having exposed bricks in the house but once you get to see how charming they can look, you start …

You Won't Be Able To Guess Which Is The Before And Which Is The After In This Magical Transformation

Designer and blogger Mark D. Sikes redecorates his already-elegant Hollywood Hills home for a dramatic transformation.<p>The beautiful Hollywood Hills home that interior designer and blogger Mark D. Sikes shares with his partner, Michael Griffin, was featured in House Beautiful in 2012. Since then, a …

Here Are the 10 Best TV Shows of 2014 (So Far)

<b>Correction appended June 3, 1:20 p.m.</b><p>Every year, I keep a running list of shows that amuse me, amaze me, impress me or depress me (in a good way). At …

Quick Tips on Displaying, Storing & Organizing Your Wine And Liquor

From wine glasses to scotch bottles, some homes are designed for entertaining guests, hosting dinner parties and holiday celebrations. And with those …

35 Best Wall Decor Ideas To Liven Up A Large, Blank Space

Artwork isn't the only way of dressing up a dull wall.<p>A big, windowless wall can be the perfect canvas for creative decor ideas. Don't let that blank space go to waste! Take a look at these genius wall decor ideas that will liven up any space.

Luxury Five- Bedroom Country House With Spectacular Views in England

This country house designed by Berkshire-based <b>Alexander James Interiors</b> and offering views towards the picturesque Winter Hill in England is …

Modular Wall Storage System is Totally Flapping Unique

The Fläpps Shelving System from designer Malte Grieb removes the utilitarian association from wall shelving and turns it into a functional, …

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30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

Interior Design

Gray And Yellow Living Rooms: Photos, Ideas And Inspirations

There is absolutely no doubt that gray is indeed the hottest neutral shade currently making the rounds. and it has been the preferred choice of …

Dwell

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Tag: Bathrooms

Before & After: A Trend-Proof Bath Remodel in Brooklyn<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>A Kismet Renovation in Highbury, London, by O’Sullivan Skoufoglou Architects<p>by …

Kitchens

Celine's Perfect Size

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:CélineLocation:Paris FRANCESquare Feet:430Division:InternationalWhat I Love About My Small Home:It's hard to …

Unique Contemporary Floor Lamps That Stand Out From The Crowd!

Classic and timeless <b>floor lamps</b> hold their own even in the contemporary world of interior design where sensational pendants and ingenious wall …

Black and White Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Black and White Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 6, 2014 59<p>I’m feeling super duper old school.<p>Just look. But.<p>If we really want to …