Brenda Derbin

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4 Ways to Take Better Photos With Your Cell Phone

We're all snapping pictures of everything we see since the iPhone made it so quick and easy. Here are some cell phone photography tips to make those pictures really sing.<p>There's more to taking good pictures than just pointing and shooting. Dan Burkholder, who has taught the art of phone photography …

Mobile Photography

A Tiny Studio Made to Feel Like a Luxurious Hotel Suite

Living in New York City, you sometimes have to sacrifice space for location but that certainly doesn’t mean sacrificing style. Two years ago, when …

A Jewelry Designer in Brooklyn Fills her Home with Vintage Finds

Jewelry designer Emily Amey and Boo Cat, a stray she found in the bar in the East Village, call this apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn home. Emily …

Making the Most of a Tiny Studio

This tiny apartment in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn is the happy home of Kay Wang, her boyfriends Christopher Tryens, the couple’s …

DIY Project: Mini Chandelier

I am crazy about pendant lights because they are uber versatile and super easy to customize. Whether you use a pre-wired cord and socket set or …

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

Welcome to the ultimate snuggle zone.<p>Steal these ideas to create a comfortable getaway in your bedroom. You'll never want to leave.

Decorating with 60’s Style: Ideas and Inspiration

A bit of mod flavoring and just a pinch of groovy appeal that started the 70’s splash, the 1960’s were all about posh and artistic expression, …

Interior Design

Mai 2013

Inspiration from Journal Fodder 365

I love this product: Dylusions Journal book. It has thick paper pages and it’s good sized. The only minus is that I had to order it online and as …

Art

frequently asked questions- sketching supplies and process

<i>I get all kinds of email and asked TONS of questions about all sorts of creative things and in the weeks and months ahead I will be answering many of</i> …

Making Mad Love To Your Wicked, Sexy Self: 4 Juicy Steps.

<b>Life is a crazy, unscrupulous path.</b><p>Often times it is void of color, lacking magic and riddled with loneliness (despite the people who surround …

3 Ways to Rebuild Your Life When You've Hit Rock Bottom

<i>“Thinking will not overcome fear, but action will.”</i><p><i>– W Clement Stone</i><p><b>In 2010 I had the best year of my life. By far.</b><p><b>And then in 2011, I had the worst</b> …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

Internet

The Nest - Home Decorating Ideas, Recipes

Real Estate + Finance<p>How the Heck Do I Figure Out How Much House I Can Afford?<p>Home Interiors<p>Take a Look Inside Miranda Kerr's Gorgeous + Eco-Friendly …

Home Decorating

Before & After: Two Thrift Shop Chairs Get A Floral Upgrade

Of all of the wonderful quirks that my boyfriend has, one of the most irritating charming is his unwavering insistence upon entering every single …

Any.do does Google Now, Google Glass support added

If there’s one thing that the Android platform is not lacking, it’s productivity apps such as calendars and to-do lists with an ever-growing number …

8 Surprising Design Ideas to Steal from the Hardware Store

Try these 8 unconventional decorating ideas.<p>From paneling a room with plywood to boat cleat "drawer pulls," these easy home improvement ideas are as inexpensive as they are innovative.

Small-Space Spice System Suggestions?

<b>Q:</b> A recent downsize from a 1200 square foot townhouse to a 650 square foot apartment has made me think outside the box...the 650 square foot box, …

Spices