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Heres How You Can Create DIY Bath Bombs to Clean Your Toilet Bowls At Home

Generally, we should all strive to keep our homes as neat and clean as possible for at the end of the day it is the place that we will rest and relax …

Watercolor Paintings Candidly Capture the Expressive Faces of India

Artist Rajkumar Sthabathy uses watercolors to capture the essence of India. Within his expressive paintings, Sthabathy depicts candid scenes witnessed on the streets of his homeland. There are the rickshaw drivers who make their way through crowded streets, vendors who work to sell their wares, and …

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17 Essential Spring Pie Recipes to Celebrate Pi Day

Remember PI from math class? That’s right, the neverending number (3.14159265359…) is celebrated every March 14 (that’s 3.14 — get it?), and it’s celebrated with — you guessed it — pie! And although the simple act of enjoying this decadent dessert seems easy enough, as the big day approaches, we’re …

'Firefall' mesmerizing at Yosemite Park in California | CNN Travel

The Dramatic Frozen Countryside of Belarus Photographed by Alex Ugalnikov | Colossal

<p>Photographer Alex Ugalnikov ventures out into frozen early winter mornings to photograph fields and rivers covered in ice, snow, fuzzy layers of …

Ikea Wants You To Stop Throwing Away Your Ikea Furniture

Pilot programs to repair or recycle furniture show promise but have yet to take hold in the U.S., despite us hitting “peak stuff.”<p>Where does an Ikea product go when it approaches the end of its useful life? Maybe Craigslist, or the annual yard sale, or—for the optimistic or guilt-ridden—a storage …

This Illustrator Has Created A Picture A Day For The Last Eight Years

Mike Winkelmann has been creating a daily illustration since 2007. Now over 3,000 images in, his work has started to veer into science fiction territory.<p>Artist Mike Winkelmann has been making an illustration every day for eight years. As his website will tell you, he hasn’t broken routine for 3,039 …

Articles about modern home joins storied site pacific ocean on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the...<p>The Dwell home tours in Los Angeles are an annual highlight and due to popular request, we've brought them to New York for the...<p>Coasting up to Dwell on Design in LA, we …

Architecture

Japanese Artist Creates Delicate Watercolor Paintings of Fish Every Week

Tokyo-based artist Yusei Nagashima has been fascinated by fish since he was a child, so it's no wonder that the aquatic creatures have become the sole focus of his beautifully detailed watercolor paintings. Every Friday for the past three years, Nagashima has posted a new illustration of fish on …

How Wood Shavings Become Environmentally-Friendly Acoustic Panels

<i>We’ve shared our love of Swedish brand BAUX and their acoustic wall tiles and panels, for not only their sound absorbing qualities but also the</i> …

One-of-a-Kind, Handmade Leather Accessories

Designer Dino Sanchez has launched a new collection of one-of-a-kind, handmade leather accessories that are perfectly named, One Off Goods. Sanchez …

What Every Young Designer Should Know, From Legendary Apple Designer Susan Kare

The Mac pixel queen boils down her advice for young designers to two simple rules.<p>If you’re reading this on a computer, you owe a debt to Susan Kare, the pioneering designer behind the original Macintosh’s icons and the first digital typefaces like Chicago, which proved that computers could have …

Canon To Take Mirrorless Seriously In 2015 | EOS M3 On The Way?

I held off on posting this rumor when I first heard it mid-last week because the details were scarce. But today, the rumor gained a little momentum, …

32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Can't afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you're dying for? There are still ways to get a beautiful backyard that's perfect for entertaining.

DIY: Jewelry Tree Holder

Hello everyone! I’m super excited to share a neat DIY jewelry storage method today! I, for one, have tons of jewelry lying around in my drawers, and …

Modern Pegboard Shelving Tutorial

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

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40 Unconventional DIY Valentine's Day Cards

Find a truly unique way to tell them how you feel.<p>* 40 DIY Valentine's Day Gifts They'll Actually Want<p>* 33 Quotes To Write Inside Your Valentine's Day Cards<p>* 30 Punny Valentines For Everyone You Love<p>* 44 Valentine's Day Treats To Melt Your Heart<p>* 25 Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Pick-Up Lines To …

Coconut Southern Comfort Layer Cake

16 to 20 Servings<p>In this classic coconut layer cake, coconut makes an appearance three different ways.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 3/4 cups cake flour plus more for pans<p>2 1/2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut (not reduced-fat)<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>2 teaspoons …

A Reflective Six-Legged Wolf Covered in Mirror Shards by Tomoko Konoike | Colossal

<p>As part of her current exhibition titled <i>Earthshine</i> at Gallery Wendi Norris (which is also her American solo debut), Japanese multidisciplinary …

Monochromatic Portraits Emerge from an Italian Haystack

Recently, street artist Borondo turned his spray paints towards a giant haystack set within the landscape of Cotignola, Italy. Always exploring new ways to create his signature paintings, the Spanish artist utilized this unique surface to produce the impressive scenes. In his signature style, …

Digital Art

30-Minute, No-Gym Bodyweight Workout

Ready to strengthen, stretch, and break a sweat? This high-intensity bodyweight workout is a simple, effective way to work your whole body—without …

Solar Powered Laptop

We see solar paneled backpacks enjoying much success, so if we push the boundaries of innovative thinking then is the solar powered laptop too much …

Hank Bought A Bus Project Transformed A School Bus Into A Tiny Living Space

<b>Hank bought a bus</b>, that’s the title of this project but really, Hank did buy a bus and convert it into a mobile tiny living space. As an architecture …