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How to Draw Trees

Trees seem like one of the few things that are easy to draw. However, if you know nothing about drawing, you may either go too simple...<p>... or too …

Dean West – Cinematic & Picturesque Photography

“The Painted Photograph”, an ongoing project by Dean West of hyper-stylized, cinematic and picturesque photographs.<p>Dean West is an Australian …

25 DIY Ideas to Make Your Living Room Look Expensive

You're smart. You're crafty. You may not have a ton of money to spend on your living room, but you want it to look great. So we've rounded up 25 …

9 things to put in your planner on Monday mornings for a productive AF week

It’s weird that Garfield hates Mondays, because as far as I’ve seen, he has literally <i>nothing</i> to do. For us humans, however, Monday is the start of …

84 Affordable Amazing Sofas Under $1000

Very few posts in the history of my life have been as popular as our first design mistake about avoiding the generic sofa. It swept the Pinterweb, …

Sofa

From Ikea, 7 Key Insights On The Future Of Home

Ikea interviewed 12,000 people to find out what home means to them. The big priorities? Good Wi-Fi and alone time.<p>This month, Ikea released the annual Life at Home report. Now in its third year, the report helps Ikea develop new products, offering a tantalizing glimpse at designs that could shape …

IKEA

9 DIY Rope Rug Projects to Try

While winter brings to mind ornate wool rugs and sturdy but plain salt- and snow-soaked doormats, summer rugs can be lighter and more playful. Buy …

Indoors or Out: Tips for Creating a Vertical Garden

Remember when vertical gardens first hit the scene? They were <i>glorious</i>, but they all seemed to require access to a 20-story building, an impossibly …

Lowe's

Decorate Like a Pro With These Design Apps

Apps

Caramelized Oranges

This is one of the first recipes I ever made for dinner guests. I was following the Cordon Bleu cookery course in the magazines that arrived at our …

Recipes

6 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Fishmonger

If you have felt apprehensive upon approaching the fish counter—whether you don't have much experience cooking fish or you just made eye contact with a finned fellow lying there on the ice—you're not alone.<p>"I would say [people feel] terrified," Mark Usewicz, one of the founders of the Brooklyn …

How to Make Incredible Sourdough and Focaccia Bread

Watch how to make terrific sourdough and foccacia bread.<p>Baking bread can seem daunting. Like many home cooks, former F&W editor-in-chief Dana Cowin …

Start here: four weeks to get fit

Heptathlete Louise Hazel’s workouts will get you back in action – starting with just 10 minutes a day. (Step one: get off the sofa)<p>How long has it been since you did some exercise? A few weeks, months, more? As with any change in life, the first step is the hardest, but it really doesn’t take much …

Felted Wool Balls or Beads DIY Craft Tutorial

Shalana hosts “The Funky Felter” and is showing us how to easily create homemade wool dryer balls or felted beads for decorations. In 2005 she took a …

7 Ways to Rethink The Space Right Over Your Bed

(Image credit: Tamara Magel Interiors)<p>Sure we hang things on the wall behind the bed, but right above it is another land of opportunity. Instead of …

Feminist Fiber Art Exhibition Application

This application is for the DIY, traveling, community art exhibit Feminist Fiber Art. It opened in Boston in August of 2015 and will continue to …

What Does 3D Printing Have To Do With Fiber Art?

In February 1992 an astute writer wrote a magazine article about my burgeoning hat business in which she observed that “<b>Rich manages to do only what</b> …

10 marriage tips every wife needs to hear

<i>Editor's note: This article was originally published on Karen Lodato's blog, Eighth Rising. It has been republished here with permission.</i><p>There's a …

I Tried Switchel and I'll Never Drink Another Energy Drink Again

Forget canned energy drinks—this au naturale (and healthy!) replacement is all the hype<p>If you're a frequent visitor to your local farmers market or …

22 Tips to Make Your Tiny Living Room Feel Bigger

At long last, you’ve found your dream apartment, but there’s a (tiny) twist: It’s a <i>bit</i> on the small side. We’ve already established that tiny homes can be totally glam, so there’s no need to worry — less is more in the small space movement. When your tiny apartment is less than 500 or — <i>gasp!</i> — 300 …

This Tiny Madrid Studio Is Full of Quirky Storage Solutions

Yes, that really is a kitchen table that can hide in the ceiling.<p>Studio living is kind of like solving a puzzle: You have to figure out how to fit a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, and living room all into one space. Which is why Dido Fogué decided to call in the professionals to help her achieve …

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

The Dark Side of Creativity

Few psychological traits are as desirable as creativity — the ability to come up with ideas that are both novel and useful. Yet it is also true that creativity has been associated with a wide range of counterproductive, rarely discussed qualities. Being aware of these tendencies is important for …

Over 100 3D Printing Projects for Your Home

“But what are they really good for except printing more plastic crap that we don’t need?” We hear such sentiments a lot when talking about 3D printing. And there’s some grain of truth to that statement. A lot of what we still see coming out of 3D printers are trinkets, toys (that kids won’t likely …

9 High Protein Breakfast Ideas That Can Keep You Fuller

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

Children and age-appropriate chores

When I was a kid, my parents didn’t give me any household chores. My mother, who handled most of the household activities, hoped I would see her …

Cleaning

Simple Wooden House is Sustainable in More Ways Than One

Wood Studio House, recently completed by Dom Arquitectura of Spain is energy efficient, prefab, sustainable, and made of wood. It’s hard to ask for …

Architecture

Kickass Alternatives to Traditional Upper Kitchen Cabinets

Home trends have moved towards a more open kitchen, and away from traditional closed cabinets that often feel bulky. We've noticed many other types …

Kitchens

10 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders

Likability isn't a birthright. It results from acquirable skills that are crucial to your professional success.<p>If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for …