anne crawford

57 Flips | 2 Magazines | @annecrawford | Keep up with anne crawford on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “anne crawford”

The 100 Best Red Carpet Gowns

In honor of this week's Academy Awards, BAZAAR selects the 100 best gowns to hit the modern red carpet.<p>From Valentino red gowns to pailette-embellished confections, <i>BAZAAR</i> selects the 100 best gowns to hit the modern red carpet.

How to Build a Treehouse in the Backyard

First, find your tree. Then make your plan. Then be ready to adapt that plan.<p>The first rule of treehouse building is that it all kind of depends on the tree. You can model yours on this one, or on your neighbor’s, or on one you saw on <i>Treehouse Masters,</i> but the tree (or trees) in your yard will be …

Elsie's DIY Dining Room Table

Never in my wildest DIY-dreams did I think we would build a gigantic kitchen table! After searching (a LOT) and not finding the perfect table, we …

Old to New-chalkboard from an old window - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

For years, I have been searching for the right size window to make into a chalkboard. I’ve seen these made many times before, but could never find …

Vintage

Old to New: Vintage Chair Re-do - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

**I am NOWHERE near being skilled in this area, I’m just sharing what I’ve learned :)**<p>So, let me start by saying I just REALLY love my chair. I …

Today I Like {14/5/12} Cross-Stitch Pained Wall by Eline Pellinkhof

How amazing is this painted cross-stitch design by Dutch designer Eline Pellinkhof?<p>I saw this on Pinterest today, and after a little Googling, I …

Bedroom Organization Tricks

If your bedroom is small or large, these organizing ideas will help you keep everything in its place, leaving you a calm and tranquil space to relax in.<p>The space under your bed can be put to sensible use with these bins, made by attaching casters to a wooden box, a drawer from a chest, or a wine …

Bedrooms

Webbed Seat

You've found a charming chair at a flea market, but it lacks a seat. Not to worry: Fix it in no time by weaving a new one.

Flea Markets

Painted Floors with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

When we found our new house we fell in love with the layout, the location, the extra space, the neighbors, the pool, and I could go on and on. What …

Nesting: Colored Kitchen Cabinets

We've been living in full renovation mode around here. Every day there is a new project going on around here. I'm not gonna lie. I love this phase! …

Have you considered copper penny tiles for your next project?

<i>The fate of the American One Cent piece is yet to be determined. Will we follow Canada's lead, discontinuing the faithful penny? Well, keep saving</i> …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Home Decorating

Try This: Fabric Lined Built-In Shelves

You know those projects that you keep meaning to do, but they end up staying on the to-do list for a near eternity? This project was just that for …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Woodworking

The Best Outdoor Swings That You Can Actually Make

Face it. Most of the swings that you find on these DIY websites require a team of carpenters and skilled trade people to put together.<p>We don’t have …

How To: Make a Mid-Century Modern Inspired DIY Coffee Table

Whether you're looking for a temporary coffee table or just an affordable DIY option, you'll want to give this Mid-Century Modern inspired version a …

Move Over Hammocks: How to Make an Outdoor Bed Swing

I feel like this weekend calls for a few lazy days to sit around, read a book, take a nap, and just relax. And if any of those things are on your …

Tutorials

Beautiful DIY Bookends for Your Particular Décor

Book lovers everywhere understand the joy of a personal home library. Much of the excitement lies in the knowledge gracing the pages. But design also …

Instagram Projects

<b>Instagram Projects</b><p>Don’t let your amazing Instagram pics sit on your phone, bring them to life with these three amazing projects! I have to say I’m in love with that little Polaroid necklace (interchangeable pics, so cute!)<p><b>Big Display Ideas For Instagram</b> | <i>Dot Coms For Moms</i><p><b>Polaroid Necklace</b> | <i>Dot Coms For Moms</i>

The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain

Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much less self-aware than grown-ups? Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore compares the …

Diverse neuron ‘dream teams’ beat the rest

<b>CARNEGIE MELLON (US) —</b> Scientists have used a statistical model to evaluate the fitness of individual neurons and find which ones will make the most …

Reflecting on mirror neurons

<i>Chapter 11 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience</i>.<p>Summary: Mirror neurons are cells that fire during both the execution and observation of a specific action. They have been linked to …

What makes us extroverts and introverts?

Why do some people prefer adventure and the company of others, while others favour being alone? It’s all to do with how your brain processes rewards.<p>Will you spend Saturday night in a crowded bar, or curled up with a good book? Is your ideal holiday adventure sports with a large group of mates and, …

Discovery hints at better schizophrenia therapy

<b>MICHIGAN STATE / JOHNS HOPKINS (US) —</b>The discovery of brain impairment in mice may eventually lead to better treatment for people with schizophrenia …