Allen Gregory

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The Plank Workout That Will Tone Your Abs, Sculpt Your Tush, and Strengthen Your Arms

Still doing bunches of crunches? Seriously?<p>We don't like to play favorites, but...for planks, we'll make an exception. "They are, without a doubt, the best core exercise there is," says trainer David Kirsch, who works with Kate Upton and Liv Tyler. The harder-than-they-look poses in this workout …

30 Extendable Dining Tables

Gate legged dining tables have been around for a long time now, and they still provide a good answer for small homes that lack an area in which to …

Build This Beautiful Table for Two

An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.<p>An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.<p>PRINTABLE PLANS<p>Lunch Table Plans

Eye Candy: 15 Totally DIYable Wooden Furniture Ideas

Ever since I wrote my first post on Curbly back in '06, some of my favorite finds have been products that are totally DIYable. Especially wood …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

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DIY Boards at Biarritz's Blank Surf Shack

by Jorge Grimberg<p>Known by many surfers as the "French California," Biarritz is just a 20 minute drive from Spain along France's Basque coast. The city boasts truly world-class surfing, is home to the European headquarters of major surf labels including Quicksilver and Billabong, and plays host to …

Storm Chaser Films Rolling Cloud Formations That Make You Feel like You’re Underwater | Colossal

<p>Earlier this summer, storm chaser Alex Schueth managed to capture a timelapse of a rare cloud formation called a undulatus asperatus during a storm …

Distorted Landscape Photos Blur the Line Between Reality and Fantasy

After looking closely at these photographs, viewers will quickly discover that there is something a little odd about each landscape. Created by California-based photographer Laura Plageman, the ongoing series, <i>Response</i>, features a confusing blur between reality and the artist's creation of fictional …

Translucent Paint Layers Capture the Energy of Ocean Waves

Cambridge-based visual artist Lia Melia creates strikingly energetic paintings where curling and crashing ocean waves splash and splatter across the canvas. Having grown up near the sea, that is where artist Lia Melia continues to find her inspiration. “The seas moods can always express my deepest …

5 Things That Take a Room from Good to Great

Have you ever looked at a room in your home and thought "it needs a little something else" — but not quite been able to put your finger on what? If …

Steal This Look: Minimalist English Kitchen

Spotted and admired: a white Georgian kitchen in Hampshire, UK; we’re loving the understated minimalist take on the traditional English kitchen.<p>Even …

Before & After: A Rental Kitchen Gets A Slew of Style for $500

Here's a break down of what we did —<p>•painted the walls white, Polar Bear White by Behr<br>•added trim to the cabinet faces<br>•painted cabinets white, …

Color Confidence: 10 Colors that Work Well with Wood Trim

In this post on easy-to-live-with paint colors, a number of you asked for a post on paint colors that go with wood trim. Ask, and you will receive! …

10 Unique Pairings Of Materials Revolving Around Wood

<b>Wood</b> is an <b>extremely versatile material</b> and it can be successfully paired with basically any other material, the result always being perfectly …

Marble Wall-Mounted Shelf

If you’re a complete snob, you might turn your nose up at “Carrara-style” marble, but marble is marble is marble for most people, and a smallish …

Design

30 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Want to Lounge in All Day

Everything Old is New Again: Tile Countertops, Then and Now

From Planning & Remodeling Kitchens, published 1979, via Dry Dock Shop<p>(Image credit: Planning & Remodeling Kitchens)<p>In 1979, when this kitchen first …

Send a Hello: 6 Great Greeting Cards for Fall

(Image credit: As linked above.)<p>September always feels like the start of the year to me, rather than the end. Perhaps it's something about kids going …

15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

12 Dreamy Dream Bathrooms

(Image credit: T Magazine)<p>Here at Apartment Therapy, we write a lot of practical posts about how to make the most of your bathroom right now. This is …

DIY Industrial Towel Rack With Oak Shelf

Today I am sharing my first project here at <b>Homedit</b>. I am so excited to be contributing here, and sharing this project is a great way to introduce …

Before & After: Becky's BOOOR-ING Bath Gets Some Oomph

Becky sent in before and after shots of her master bath makeover. She writes: Our house was beautifully renovated about 15 years ago, long before it …

21 Mesmerizing Exteriors

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: MTaher<p>This first home features a massive, curving pool that looks lovely and inviting day or night.<p>2 |<br>• Visualizer: Architype 3D<p>The …

Small Space DIY: Black Wire Hanging Vase

After hunting in vain for a simple hanging bottle vase that was as affordable as it was delicate, I took things into my own hands.<p>Armed with dark …

Lighting DIY 101

One of the easiest ways to update the look of a room is by changing out the lighting, and as we start moving toward shorter days and longer nights, …

DIY Embossed Cards

I always think of embossed cards as the little black dress of stationery. A simple embossed card always feels in style and detailed enough to be …

Transform Your Furniture And Appliances With Stainless Steel Paint

You move into a new place, and everything is perfect. Except for that one white appliance that clashes with the other stainless steel pieces in the …

The Totally Free Home Refresh: 5 Things You Can Do to Instantly Re-Energize Your Space

Often I find myself tempted to buy things for my home not because I actually need new things, but because I suffer from ennui. I suppose it's the …

30+ Stylish Home Bars

Tips for Stylishly Stocking that Open Kitchen Shelving

We all know that <b>open shelving in the kitchen</b> is a major trend right now. It’s a lovely blend of crisp-yet-comfortable style, and a great way to set …

Kitchens