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DIY Wooden Gift Tags

Craft these little rustic gift tags for next to nothing! Made from an old branch, these wood slices not only add a natural element to your gift wrap …

Chemicals

15 Quick & Cute DIY Projects for Under $10

Looking for some quick and cute design details to add to your home? You don't have to spend a ton of money buying accessories. If you are on a budget …

Wall Art

Inside a Connecticut Lake House With Stunning Color

Susanna Salk's Connecticut home.<p>When design writer Susanna Salk bought a lake house in Connecticut, the idea was to spruce it up and flip it. Instead, she and her family discovered they never wanted to leave. Read the interview with Salk here.

Would You Live in This 86-Square-Foot Parisian "Cupboard" Apartment?

Everything is hidden in this tiny home.<p>Here's an apartment that's definitely not for the claustrophobic. In this 86-square-foot Parisian space, you'll have to sleep in a cupboard. And the bed is not the only amenity that's tucked away — a dining table, closet, and bookshelves are all found hidden …

40 quotes about life (for an optimist)

Literature

buy + diy: zipper book clutch tutorial!

<i>This post was created in partnership with Bing. With a type or a swipe you can search the web, the cloud, apps, and your PC or tablet, all in one</i> …

DIY twig lamp shade

Adding a little natural element to fall decorating always feels right to me. Pumpkins, feathers, gourds, leaves… it makes for a fabulous fall …

How to Make a Lamp from Vintage Cameras

You know those people that have obscene collections of lifelike dolls or stuffed animals that they cling to and hoard because they think they have …

21 Home Decor Projects

9 Styles of Brilliant Bedding 

<b>9 Styles of Brilliant Bedding</b><p>Your bed is probably the main and largest feature of your bedroom, as it rightfully should be. So when styling your room it makes sense that your bedspread or duvet cover pairs well with the rest of your room. As well as having the effect that you desire. Whether you want your duvet to be minimalistic and not draw too much attention, or be the main attraction, it’s something that you have to look at a lot, so you want it to be nice.<p>Here are nine duvets I’ve come …

DIY Book Clutch Tutorial from Caught on a Whim here

<b>DIY Book Clutch Tutorial from Caught on a Whim here.</b> Really clear tutorial and you can leave the book as is or cover it with fabric. For more book clutch DIYs including a roundup go here: <b>truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/diy-book-clutch</b>

100 Creative DIY Wall Art Ideas to Decorate Your Space | Brit + Co 

<b>100 Creative DIY Wall Art Ideas to Decorate Your Space</b> | <i>Brit + Co</i>

Beautiful Home Offices & Workspaces

Designer: Portico Design <br>This home studio celebrates the users vocation, with a bespoke photography wall paper. You can find many companies online …

29 Built-In Bookshelves Ideas For Your Home

Built-in solutions are cool for modern homes because they save space and look stylish: even if you have enough space, why not get some more? They …

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: Cage Light Sconces

Hey everyone! We finally had our fox party and I'm still cleaning up party decorations and gift wrap. I'm going to do a final party post soon, but …

DIY Idea: Make a Balanced Bookshelf

My friend Jaime recently shared this super cool decor installation piece from Cush Design Studio on her always excellent site, Design Milk. Entitled …

Furniture

Build & Organize A Corner Shelving System

Hi, it's Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest. When my husband and I first moved into our ranch home two years ago, we weren't quite sure how to …

HomeMade Modern EP29 Hanging Garden

This DIY vertical garden is an easy-to-make project that can turn a window into a beautiful and productive herb garden.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>4" to 5" Terra Cotta …

A fascinating exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, called "She Who Tells A Story", collects the work of 12 contemporary female photographers and film-makers from the Middle East. At a time when American and European views of the Islamic world tend to be filtered through a lens of fear and anxiety, these images offer a more nuanced portrait of a culturally complicated place http://econ.st/15NpyRB

Sparrows fly around a lotus flower in Zizhuyuan Park in Beijing, China See more from this week in wildlife on GuardianEco: http://t.gu.com/mTzdg Photograph: Xinhua /Landov/Barcroft Media #floralfriday

Climate change is happening too quickly for species to adapt

Among the many strange mantras repeated by climate change deniers is the claim that even in an overheated, climate-altered planet, animals and plants …

Dubai offers overweight residents gold to lose weight

You’ve heard of being paid your weight in gold but how about being paid <i>for</i> your weight in gold?<p>Municipal officials are offering a gram of gold – …

Japanese passengers move 32-tonne train to rescue trapped woman. Railway staff and customers join forces to push carriage so that woman could be freed from gap between platform and tracks. http://gu.com/p/3hfaj/tw Photograph: Norihiro Shigeta/AP

The weather may have broken across much of the UK, but no problem, provided you’re a frog with a handy leaf umbrella. This tiny tree frog was photographed sheltering under a leaf in East Java, Indonesia. Taken from picture desk: live, which is also stuffed with royal baby and weather related images: http://gu.com/p/3hfnc/tw Photograph: Penkdix Palme/Newsteam

How could we land humans on Mars - and get them back safely? http://bbc.in/18z24mb And when stepping on the Red Planet, what should their first words be? Join physicist Martin Archer for a LIVE Twitter Q&A at 14:30 BST (13:30 GMT). Ask away here or tweet your questions to @BBCStargazing with the hashtag #BBCMars.