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28 New Ideas for Your Garden

Update your backyard.<p>Update your front yard or backyard design with shrubbery, gardens, walkways, and more. This article originally appeared on

45 Cozy Whitewashed Floors Décor Ideas

Continuing the theme of whitewashed designs, we’d like to tell you about whitewashed floors. Whitewashed wooden floors, just like walls, are amazing …

10 Affordable Outdoor DIY Projects

Can you tell I’ve been spending a lot of time outdoors lately? I sure have enjoyed giving my yard a makeover this spring. Kate here, and if you read …

Stylish Storage: 10 Ways To Organize Under Your Sink

• <b>Suspend Spray Bottles</b> Since my goal is to have every possible cleaning product in a pretty spray bottle, this tip from Martha Stewart is</b> …

Martha Stewart

A look inside a beautiful "gently renovated" home in Toronto -->

Style: Fashion Trends, Beauty Tips, Hairstyles & Celebrity Style News

The supermodel and mom is back hosting her long-running catwalk competition.<p>No matter what your Valentine's Day plans are, we have the perfect outfit …

6 Supercharged Kitchen Innovations

Not your average appliances.<p>From a refrigerator that dispenses seltzer to a dishwasher that connects to Wi-Fi, these new appliances and kitchen trends deliver more than hot water in 2013.

A Southern Christmas Menu

Roasted fresh ham, biscuits and buttermilk-lemon pie make this the ultimate Southern menu for Christmas dinner


Rocket Mass Stove Burns Tiny Amounts of Wood, Heats for Well Over 12 Hours

From ingenious strategies to cut your heating bill in half to video instructions on how to kill a chicken, Paul Wheaton has produced some wonderful …

10 Brand Spankin’ New Kickstarter Projects

Oh Kickstarter, you never fail to inspire. The end of 2013 is packed to the max with unusual, innovative, and creative projects, and we’re here to round ’em up. From a cooler that also happens to be a blender to James Franco t-shirts, here are 10 new projects that made us look.<p>1. The Coolest …

Crowd Funding

25 Amazing Things for 2014

Products, materials and services that made us look twice.<p>The world is teeming with incredible stuff. Here, our highly opinionated list of products, materials and services that made us look twice — and that we totally fell for.

A Classic White Kitchen in New Jersey

A space with swirling grays and gleaming brass.<p>Designer Caitlin Wilson wanted to clean up and let in more light in this Gibbsboro, New Jersey, kitchen. Swirling grays and gleaming brass warm up the space.

Light-Diffusing Shutters Made from Plexiglas

On a visit to Parma Lilac, interior designer Janie Jackson’s house converted into her showroom in Notting Hill, London, we taken by these custom …

Can you believe this is a DIY? We've shown you how to make lamps before, but this project caught my eye and I'm in love with it. This brass swing arm light, from Hello Lidy, is so polished, modern, and pretty — I want two for each side of my bed.

Ombre Pendant Lamp

This is a really dreamy way to up-date a simple pendant lamp into something special. I am moving soon, and this tutorial is sparking some exciting ideas! Via Design Lovefest.

Risa Fukui’s Massive Cut-Out Paper Portraits

Artist Risa Fukui produced a series of intricately cut large-scale portraits from paper, which are installed on translucent panels at at the Pola Museum Annex in Tokyo through September 8th.<p><p>[via Lustik]

DIY Confetti Dipped Balloons

<i>*A quick note: Thank you all so much for your patience as I switched Studio DIY over to it’s schnazy new server. We still have a few little kinks to</i> …

Remodeling 101: How to Build the Perfect Flush Recessed Baseboard

Who doesn’t love a good insider tip? We do, so our ears perked up when Jeff Sherman of Delson or Sherman Architects mentioned his trade secret for …

The 6 Weight-Loss Tips That Science Actually Knows Work

Some of the weight loss articles out there these days are getting a little nutty. New scientific studies that shed light on how metabolism works are wonderful and valuable in their own right, but when findings get morphed into magical new “tips” for losing weight, something’s amiss. Some recent …

Balloon Ride, Myanmar


An 8-Minute Fat Loss Workout

Most of us exercise more than we actually need to. Sure, if you want to finish an Ironman triathlon, do a marathon, or compete in some crazy competition such as the Crossfit Games, then you'll need either amazing genetics or a lot of time on your hands to exercise.<p>But if you just want to burn fat, …