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7 DIY plant supports your roses, climbers and vegetables need this summer

They look rather impressive too<p>"Get ahead" is a phrase that Jane Lovett uses often. As a food writer she specialises in easy recipes that can be …

You Should Make One Of These Seven Brunch Recipes This Weekend

Brunch it up!

Breakfast

8 Tricks To Designing A Luxurious Bedroom For Less

<i>Neila Deen, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Looking to give your bedroom a luxe look? Before investing in a pricey designer dresser, think strategically — and a bit more critically — because spending a fortune on furniture doesn’t necessarily guarantee a sophisticated look. What actually makes a bedroom look like …

Home Decorating

Do you know how to identify well-made clothes?

<b>It is increasingly difficult to find high-quality clothes that will last and look good for years, but it's worth putting in the effort.</b><p>Forget brand …

Sewing

ISO Explained for Beginner Photographers

For beginning photographers, one of the hardest parts of learning photography is figuring out all those exposure settings.You know...aperture, …

Shutter Speed

Architects’ 8 Favorite Warm Gray Paints

When it comes to choosing gray paint, looks can be deceiving: Often grays that look fine on a swatch end up being too blue-toned on a wall, making …

4 Common Creativity-Killers + How to Avoid Them

Learning to channel your creativity to produce awesome work is one of the most valuable skills you can develop (and use to stay inspired!) this year. Not only will your ultra-original style set you apart, whether working on quick projects or making your wildest DIY dreams come true, but it can help …

Creativity

16 Slow-Cooker Dinners That Are Whole30-Approved

If you've decided to try out Whole30—a restrictive 30-day diet that eliminates all dairy, grains, soy, legumes, added sugars, and processed foods, …

Cooking

Is your make-up confident enough? The eight-point routine that will ensure the answer is yes

For a lot of us, make-up is our warpaint. While some need a full face of foundation to camouflage a stress-induced breakout, others rely on a slick of red lipstick and a healthy helping of concealer to disguise under-eye dark circles caused by lack of sleep. It’s no surprise, then, that we’re …

How to Get Inquiries Removed From Your Credit Report

Certain businesses check your credit report when you make an application for services with them. Credit card companies, lenders, utility companies, …

Tips of the Week: Gap Filling, No-Welder “Welding,” Goofy and Great Headlamps

I am really enjoying putting together these weekly <i>Tips of the Week</i> articles (every Friday). I love scoping out all of the videos, tweets, Instagram feeds, and <i>Instructables</i> projects from the makers I follow in search of great tips, techniques, and hacks. This week, I nabbed several tips, namely …

Tony Robbins: The Real Secret to Being Happy and Rich | Inc.com

For some people, that means owning a beautiful home with an exquisite garden. For others, it means raising three wonderful children. For some, it means writing a novel or a song. For others, it means building a billion-dollar business. And for some, it means being one with God. In other words, it's …

Self-improvement

The Best Drugstore Eyeliners For Every Need

Sure, concealer can hide a bad hangover and contouring creams give you cheekbones where you didn't have them before — but when we're talking about …

Dermatologist-Approved Anti-Aging Tips To Try For Better Skin

Even the most well-informed and highly skeptical skin-care users (i.e., dermatologists) are buying into these buzzy treatments. Here, we’ve rounded …

Skin Care

How to Snoop-Proof Any Phone or Tablet

It’s likely that you’ve got details of your whole life stored on your phone—the people you know, the banks you’ve used, the videos you’ve wasted …

Apps

5 Recipes That Will Teach You the Art of 30-Minute Meals

As much as I truly enjoy cooking, weeknights can be rough, and the dinner struggle is real. But at the first mention of 30-minute meals, I knew that …

Cooking

The Penny-Pincher's Guide to Decorating Like Nina Dobrev

It's now been over two years since we've featured Nina Dobrev's stunning West Hollywood home, but we still can't get it off our minds. The …

12 Terrifically Glamorous Camping Options

While we might prefer to avoid the awkward sounding neologism "glamping," there's no doubt that this modern trend of retiring to remote places while maintaining the trappings of luxury is now extremely popular.<p>Here are a few destinations and suggestions that allow one to camp out indulgently.<p>1. …

National Parks

NASA just released a crazy amount of software you can use for free

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Announcing the software release …

Small Business

12 IKEA Products Every Renter Should Know About

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Two monumental things happened to me in June 2008: my son was born and an IKEA opened a mile from my apartment. Any New Yorker …

Outdoor Spaces

How to do a free background check online

Suppose a new guy — let’s call him Bobby Smith — moves into your neighborhood. Even before his moving van is unpacked, Bobby introduces himself. He’s friendly and good-humored, and he says you should come over for a barbecue sometime.<p>But there’s something “off” about him, so you decide to find out …

Social Media

Corned Beef Recipes To Make For St. Patrick's Day

First, let’s just set the record straight: corned beef does not involve corn. Corned beef is just a cured piece of brisket that has been salt-brined. The reason corn is part of the name is because the old British word for grain was corn (i.e. a corn of salt).<p>Next, you should know that homemade …

Cooking

10 Tips for Creating The Most Relaxing French Country Bedroom Ever

There are so many things to love about French country decorating. Even if your personal style leans a different direction, you can find things to …

motion design | Abduzeedo

articles on<p>motion design<p>Motion Monday is our Motion Design Inspiration<p>Miroslav Dimitrov and eDesign Ltd. shared an awesome motion design post on …

Graphic Design

The Perfect Travel-Size Toiletries to Pack for a Long, Lazy Weekend

Spring is just around the corner and summer will be here before you know it. Chances are, you’ve got travel plans coming up, even if it’s just a long …

Skin Care

Topshop Chameleon Glow Eye Shadow Doubles As Holographic Highlighter

Using eye shadow as highlighter is nothing new. Makeup artists and beauty bloggers do it all the time. However, I never thought to use the Topshop Chameleon Glow in Shuffle the Cards on my cheekbones until recently. I've had the duo chrome gold eye shadow, which shifts to red when the light hits …

Makeup

How to stop the airflow around a drafty door

<i>Q: We have replaced the door bottom on our front door twice, but a large amount of cold air is still coming in. The original door bottom was the snap-on type, but we avoided getting that type again because it was such a chore to remove the front door from the hinges and put it back on. Any</i> …

Home Improvement

French tiny house comfortably fits family of three

Featuring a private bedroom for the child<p>There are many ways to design a tiny house fit for two, but when you add a third person—and a child at that—things sure get interesting. In this new Calypso tiny house, French builder Baluchon shows how to comfortably accommodate a family of three in a tiny …

This Korean Toner Trick Will Give You the Glowing Skin of Your Dreams

Imagine bouncy, radiant skin that’s plumped up with hydration—you know, the kind of skin glow you want to keep forever after a 90-minute intensive …

17 Of The Best Beauty Products People Found When They Were Traveling

*requests time off...for India...to get eyeliner*