Valerie Gibbs

51 Flips | 4 Magazines | 11 Likes | @ValerieGibbs | Keep up with Valerie Gibbs on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Valerie Gibbs”

How to Overcome Addiction and Make Lasting Changes in Your Life

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth." </i>-- Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

17 Easy DIY Home Decor Craft Projects That Don't Look Cheap

DIY home decor crafts are fun but making something that will actually have decor value may be a bigger challenge than you’ve anticipated. Indeed, …

Wall Art

30 Wallpapered Rooms That Will Have You Tossing Out Your Paint Cans

From floral backdrops to contemporary graphic motifs, these spaces get a boost from perfectly patterned walls. “This wallpaper and I are fighting a …

Architecture

Evenson’s Freedom Yurt Cabin in Minnesota

We moved to northern Minnesota from Denver when we retired. Erik had taught with Outward Bound up here for many years; I’d grown up in a mining town …

Tiny House Movement

House Tour: A Mix of Special Pieces in Valencia

<b>Name:</b> Mery and Mili, sisters and owners of Hinojo <b><br>Location:</b> Valencia, Spain <b><br>Size:</b> 220 square meters <i>(2368 square feet)</i> <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 5 years<p>Mery and …

Dining Rooms

House Tour: A Modern Black & White Chicago Loft

<b>Name:</b> Kristen Basilo and Robby the cat <b><br>Location:</b> River West, Chicago, Illinois <b><br>Size:</b> 825 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 4 years; owned<p>Kristen Basilo is the …

Living Rooms

A Brazilian maid’s house will be showcased at the world’s most prestigious architecture fair

When the Venice Architecture Biennale opens on May 28, visitors can expect to see some fancy architecture concepts, designed to improve the planet. But a modest building project to be displayed on Brazil’s pavilion has already vastly improved the life of one person.<p>Casa Vila Matilde is the …

São Paulo

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Fixer Upper

Set aside money for a house repair fund.<p>So you’re pre-approved for a mortgage, and suddenly a home matching your criteria appears on the market. Then …

Family Home Extension in Edinburgh Features Glass Walls

This small semi-detached single-level house in Edinburgh, Scotland was recently renovated by <b>David Blaikie Architects</b>. The 731-square-foot home did …

Scarsdale Home By Tamara Magel

Elle Decor recently featured this stylishly livable home by designer Tamara Magel and we’re thrilled to offer you a peek. Staying true to her …

Design

20 Brilliant Ideas to Decorate a Small Space

Decorating a small home poses some unique challenges that you wouldn’t face in big spaces. That you means you can’t do certain things, but it also …

Home Decorating

40 Beautiful Pieces of Mint Green Home Decor

Mint green can be a gorgeous addition to any home. Whether it’s helping to build a whimsical and romantic bedroom or transforming your living room …

Home Decorating

Get A Taste Of OpenTable's Senior Vice President's Home Designed By Jay Jeffers

When OpenTable’s Senior Vice President, Mike Dodson and his wife Jessica, set out to find a designer for their new residence in the tony Piedmont section of Oakland, California (once known as the “City of Millionaires” because it had the most resident millionaires per square mile of any city in the …

Dining Rooms

Sparkling Trend: 25 Gorgeous Kitchens with a Bright Metallic Glint

The more neutral the look that home interiors take on, the greater will be the necessity for accents and finishes that add layers of intrigue and …

Farmhouse Style for the Country at Heart

For all you out there who adore Fixer Upper and home decor, do I have the post for you! Farmhouse style is the perfect mix of chic comfort. So for …

Interior Design

House with Screens / ADX Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The existing semi-detached house was a 30 year old house that had stood the test of time. Our clients …

20 Fresh And Cool Home Office Ideas.

Cool home office ideas today are very popular. Many people work from home via the Internet. Very important is office placement. Of course, you can …

Interior Design

Calvin Klein's Latest Campaign Might Be Its Most Provocative Yet

Calvin Klein has never shied away from using sex appeal in its advertising. Back in the '90s the label recruited a shirtless Marky Mark and a nearly …

Kendall Jenner

Color Spotlight: Wythe Blue from Benjamin Moore

<b>Mark your calendars! Come over to our Facebook page this Wednesday, May 11th at 7 PM mountain for personalized paint picks for YOUR home from …

Home Decorating

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorce rumours: Actor films scenes with co-star Lizzy Caplan

As speculation surrounding the state of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's marriage continues to mount, it was business as usual for the Hollywood …

Downtown Toronto on $60,000 a year: What one millennial spends

<b>Name:</b> Nataleigh Ballantyne<p><b>Age:</b> 27<p><b>Annual income:</b> Around $60,000<p><b>Savings:</b> $1,000 currently in bank<p><b>Debt:</b> $200 on credit card<p><b>What she does:</b> Engagement manager, youth financial entrepreneurship firm<p><b>Where she lives:</b> Toronto<p>Nataleigh Ballantyne could be a poster child for fiscal responsibility – her job …

Alan's Apartment Renovation / EO arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project presents the renovation of an apartment located in a building on the ‘Eixample’ …

So, Selena Gomez and Orlando Bloom May Have Hooked Up In Vegas Over The Weekend

TMZ says so, and they have the photos! Sound the alarm!<p>Well, this is quite something. According to TMZ, Selena Gomez and Orlando Bloom were "all over each other" at an after-party in Las Vegas over the weekend, following Selena's concert there Saturday night. Yes, there's photo evidence and it's …

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep | Inc.com

Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion for their business plans and personal life goals. Before you go to bed, try these 10 things so you can wake up ready to …

Success

How to Spice Up Your Neutral Kitchen

<i>Mitchell Parker, Houzz Editorial Staff</i><p>Despite the benefits of neutral kitchens, such as enhanced natural light and an emboldened sense of cleanliness, many homeowners find neutral kitchens so boring. Never fear. With a few design tweaks, you can get all the advantages of neutral kitchens with a …

Kitchens

6 Ways To Build Your Own Headboard

Make your bedroom pop with these DIY headboards that cost less than $100 and can be built in a weekend.<p>Headboards make a design statement in any bedroom. They can transform a plain old bed into an eye-catching piece of furniture. But headboards can be expensive, and finding one that suits your …

Cutting Calories? 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger | Men's Health

On this trip, in the spring of 2003, my friend Roland Denzel needed inspiration and solitude for the decision he was about to make.<p>He was 35, with two young children, and in mourning for his mother who’d just died of lung cancer. He’d gone to Montana to clean out her house, and it was in the quiet …

Kelsey's restaurant silent auction features history and hippos

Hippo heads, carousels and counter tops. Find out about a unique shopping opportunity in Thunder Bay 4:24<p>Kelsey's restaurant in Thunder Bay, Ont. is …