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Old Home Meets Contemporary Architecture: Bord-du-Lac House in Canada

Trying to mix two different styles is not an easy thing to do, especially if we’re talking about the classic exposure of old versus new. When it …

Reader's home - Ely's light-filled villa in Bali

Ely Gordeeva is an architect and decorator and painter from Russia now residing in the most wonderful villa in Ubud, Bali. Ely designed her Balinese …

8 Ways to Create a Family-Friendly Kitchen

Spaces for cooking and congregating.<p>Create a space for kids and adults to cook, chat, and congregate with these designer tips.


Before & After: A Baby Room Grows Up

Erin of DIY on the Cheap needed a new sleeping solution for her two boys - her youngest was sleeping in the nursery, while her older son was in the …

Take the tour of an amazingly adorable house Amsterdam!

Fresh inspiration from this popular floral room-

Jackie and Rebecca De Ravenel's Outdoor Terrace Tablescape

For the Marquise de Ravenel and her daughter, the terrace at their home in the Bahamas is a favorite spot for dining with family and friends.<p><i>Photo: Björn Wallander</i><p>"Our house is geared toward island life. It's full of tropical plants, shells, and lots of blue and white because it pairs beautifully …

Interior Design

Introducing the Winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 Contest

Too many of our recent posts regarding photography competitions have been about fraud or controversy, so here’s to an international photography …

Pack Your Bags, We're Going On A Photo Adventure

<b>Research:</b> Once you have settled on a target location (or locations!) the best thing to do is start researching the area extensively the best you can …

Landscape Photography

Photos of the Famous Salt Deposits in Ethiopia, the Lowest Sub-Aerial Volcanic Area in the World

Dionys Moser shares his stunning photographs of the alien-like landscape found on the Ethiopian Dallol hydrothermal field, located in an isolated …

‘Thermobooth’ Photo Booth Only Takes a Picture when Two or More People Touch

We’ve seen a few interesting twists on the typical photo booth, from the funny and popular slow-motion booth to the Instagram-inspired DIY version. …

40 Kids Playroom Design Ideas That Usher In Colorful Joy!

Designing the right <b>children’s playroom</b> can be a tricky affair at times. There are several different ingredients that you need to get right to create …

Pretty, Contemporary Interiors

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>The massive headboard in this bedroom makes the bed nook distinct from the nearby work area. The use of massive shelving units means tons of …

How to Mix Comfort and Style

It’s not always easy to achieve the right blend of style and comfort, but we show you how to perfect the balance.<p>Choose Comforting Colors.<p>Pastel …

World's Most Idyllic Pools To Pamper Your Senses

Nothing is more relaxing than taking a dip in a refreshing pool or basking on its deck as you take in an amazing holiday in a far off, exotic …

The 2013 Kitchen of the Year with Designer Christopher Peacock

A cozy, handsome, and inviting space.<p>No windows? No problem! This top designer embraced the dark and created a cozy, handsome, inviting space in the Kips Bay Showhouse.


A Beach House as Blue as the Ocean

A beach house done up in ocean blues.<p>A Southampton, NY beach house awash in colors that say sea, sky, and nature.

Interior Design

Herb-Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Sage

A simple herb-roasted chicken with lemon and sage, courtesy of Eric and Bruce Bromberg's Blue Ribbon Cookbook. See the book review and interview with the Bromberg brothers.<p><i>We hit upon our favorite recipe a few summers back, when we helped out a buddy with his annual Labor Day pig roast in</i> …


35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

Get away from it all (without leaving your home).<p>There's inspiration to be found in even the most manicured landscapes or stately patios.


9 Unique and Unusual Ways to Display Your TV

Your flat screen doesn't have to be an eyesore.<p>Your flat screen doesn't have to be an eyesore. Designers offer creative ways to mount and view televisions.

Interior Design

A Ranch House Makeover

This remodel seamlessly combines urban and provincial design.<p>In Los Angeles's Laurel Canyon, a photographer transforms her simple house with "good bones" into a magnificent compound that combines urban and industrial with provincial and girlie.

Dining Rooms

13 Exotic Hotels For The Trip Of A Lifetime

The travel guide's senior editorial team selects winning hotels from more than 4,000 nominations sent by contributors around the world.<p>The 13 resorts recognized as top Exotic Hideaways — defined as "destination hotels for a trip of a lifetime" — provide unparalleled service in incredible settings, …

Indigenous Peoples

“I had been eyeing this part of the gorge for the better part of two weeks," recalls photographer Forest Woodward. “To get this shot, however, I had a very specific vision for the frame I wanted, so I positioned myself accordingly and stayed there for the duration of the climb.” Photograph by Forest Woodward

Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Krystal Cancun. Article by Chanize Thorpe, contributor to Budget Travel.<p>It's a fact that all-inclusive resorts can be expensive, with the average nightly rate at some of the bigger chains running $450 -- per person. And when you find one in your price range there's usually a …

9 Outdoor Hotel Tubs You Need To Soak In

A room with a view is great... but what about a <i>hot tub</i> with a view?<p>If you've yet to experience the bliss of soaking in a hot tub under the stars with a stunning view of nature, you haven't lived.<p>Whether it's a dip in your skivvies or a private soak <i>au natural</i>, these tubs are a recipe for utter …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Turks and Caicos

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Hawaii

HuffPost's newest addition, HuffPost Hawaii, was launched earlier this month. As September comes to a close, we're celebrating Hawaii as this week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i>. Of the 50th state, HuffPost Hawaii Editor Chloe Fox says:<p>Hawaii is physically stunning -- that’s no surprise. But the most …

Banana Bread, Gooey Chocolate Cobbler, Oatmeal-Stuffed Baked Apples, Chocolate Layer Cake & How to Make Crêpes

How's your sweet tooth feeling? In need of a fix? Excellent. This week, we shared all our favorite quick weeknight desserts, from warm banana bread …