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One woman is painting her way through all of Bob Ross' paintings

Bob Ross believed in bringing joy through art, and one woman is following in his painting strokes.<p>Nicole Bonneau, owner of <i>Almighty Painting</i> on social …

The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

Clear eyes, full carts, can't lose.<p>When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the …

16 IKEA Hacks to Up Your Organization Game This Spring

The season of organization is in full force, folks! We’re gathering our spring cleaning essentials and getting ready to tackle projects big and small to make our lives clutter free. And since everyone around here is a *little* obsessed with a good ol’ IKEA hack, there’s no better way to keep things …

15 Colorful Scandinavian Decor Ideas for a Minimalist Spring Vibe

It’s no secret that Scandinavian decor is trending in the interior design world. From its minimalist vibes to the clean lines and uber-modern look, everything about it is simply stylish. If you’ve been meaning to add a touch of Scandinavian style to your home, this spring is the perfect time to …

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18 Habits Every Woman Should Have by the Time She's 30

Call your mom!<p><i>Sometimes those lists decreeing all these things we "MUST do before age 30" or "should NEVER say after age 20" get a little dizzying and arbitrary. (Which is why this parody of things you shouldn't own after age 30 is so great.) But this list below, from our friends at Cosmo? Sure,</i> …

We’re recycling way too much and it isn’t benefiting the economy or the environment — here’s how design can help

But recent research into the environmental costs and benefits and some tough-to-ignore market realities have even the most ardent of recycling fans questioning the current system.<p>No one is saying that using old things to make new things is intrinsically a bad idea, but consensus is building around …

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10 Ways to Get Creative Without Taking a Trip to the Craft Store

How many scrolls does it take to get to the bottom of your DIY board on Pinterest? How many of those projects have you started, let alone finished? For us, the answers to those questions are a LONG time and not nearly enough. If only every waking hour could be devoted to making! Sometimes it’s all …

'that house' in melbourne by austin maynard architects

<b>austin maynard designs modest melbourne home in response to australia’s urban sprawl</b><br>all images by tess kelly<p><b>on a site in suburban melbourne,</b> …

Architecture

Articles about 5 modern homes glow on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>A luminescent house brightens a block in Hiroshima, Japan.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five …

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8 At-Home Remedies Your Grandma Swears by That Actually Work

Readers, it's time to thank your grandma. Those crazy Latin at-home remedies she showered on you when you were under the weather might have actually worked. In fact, Dr. Keith Roach, associate professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, says that even the rituals that …

These Illustrations of Disney Princesses as Millennials Represent Every Member of Your Squad

Which one of them are you?<p>Canadian artist Anoosha Syed set out to imagine what Disney princesses would be like as Millennial women, and the resulting illustrations offer a refreshing range of body types and vivid evocation of their different personalities.<p>Jasmine is totally boho chic. She's the …

A minimalist shares 17 tips for decluttering your life

That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts and spurts, using a handful of easy-to-follow rules.<p>The other day I wrote about the idea of setting rules instead of goals ... today I want to share a few ideas for rules to help you get decluttered and …

Minimalism

12 Golden Rules of Decluttering

Has your place been looking a little . . . clogged up lately? Well, it may be time to do a little cleaning up! However, if you've been following these rules below, you wouldn't need a decluttering session as your home is guaranteed to be clutter-free.<p>1. Get rid of duplicates<p>If you have duplicates …

The Key to Becoming Successful at Anything

Regardless of the destination, this will help you get there.<p>How do you define success?<p>For some, it could be building a sustainable business. For others, it means finding more time to spend with your loved ones. How about filling your spiritual need or finding a higher calling? (If you're like me, …

Attention Fellow Introverts: It's Time to Stop Beating Ourselves Up

I crave time alone even when I'm lonely.<p>A few years ago, my best friend of over a decade called me and I chose not to answer. We were living in different states and hadn't seen each other in months; in his voicemail, he was crying. How had I not known something was wrong? When I called back, he …