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How To Strip and Refinish Wood Furniture

You'd never know it, but this Mid-Century Modern credenza was once disguised in flat white paint. For twenty bucks, it was really hard to resist …

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

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'There is no silver bullet': Isis, al-Qaida and the myths of terrorism

Islamic State,Al-Qaida,September 11 2001,Osama bin Laden,Syria,Middle East and North Africa,World news<p>The west’s response to 9/11 was the catastrophic ‘war on terror’. Have we learned from our mistakes with al-Qaida, or is history repeating itself with Isis?<p>Fourteen years ago, in the immediate …

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8 Ways You're Ruining Your Wood Floors

Spot a scratch? Think twice before you reach for the belt sander.<p>You really can't go wrong with good ol' wood floors. They're a timeless "blank slate" that suits nearly any design scheme. However, good looks can come at a great price if you don't treat your hardwoods with care. We spoke with …

Guerilla Furniture Design: making your home beautiful with waste materials

Holman learned his craft while residing at Arcosanti, the utopian design-community in the Arizona desert that is meant to be a beta-version of an …

13 Scandinavian Trends About to Take the States by Storm

Coming soon to stylish Instagram accounts everywhere: wooden chairs and cacti. (Yes, cacti.)<p>Coming soon to stylish Instagram accounts everywhere: wooden chairs, pops of blue, and cacti. (Yes, cacti.)

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Ecotech Build, Container home, Mojave Desert, California

Ecotech Build, Container home, Mojave Desert, California<br>A prototype hybrid house, also known as the Tim Palen Studio at Shadow Mountain is the first …

STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS AND TERMINOLOGY FOR A TYPICAL 20' ISO CARGO SHIPPING CONTAINER. INCLUDES PRIMARY STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS AND EXPLODED AXONMETRIC VIEW.

<b>SHIPPING CONTAINER STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS AND TERMINOLOGY</b><p>Figure <b>4.1</b> <b>Primary Structural Components for a Typical 20' ISO Shipping Container.</b><br>Note: On some …

How To: Buy, Design or Build DIY Cargo Container Homes

A perfect example of thinking outside the box and living within one. – but what is really involved when buying, designing or building cargo container …

This Beehive Design Produces Honey on Tap!

With industry endorsements like "F%#$ That's the Holy Grail of Beekeeping," you know these guys are onto something.<p>Stuart and Cedar Anderson are …

VermiCulture Composter Turn Your Kitchen Scraps Into Organic Fertilizer

Introduction: VermiCulture Composter Turn Your Kitchen Scraps Into Organic Fertilizer<p>About: I am currently taking over my grandparents farm, and …

How To Make Beeswax Candles: Natural Beeswax Candles

Learning how to make beeswax candles gives you a fun new skill and control over the ingredients. Enjoy using these, giving away as gifts, or even …

7 DIY Ways to Make Your House Smell Amazing | DIY Home Fragrance - Reed Diffuser

I love rooms that smell warm and inviting. And natural scents always make a space feel cozy without being overwhelming. If you have friends and …

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Natural Household Cleaner Recipes • The Budget Decorator

If it’s important to you to use fewer toxic chemicals in your home, then the first place you should look to cut back on them is in your cleaner …

5 DIY Beauty Recipes for Flawless Skin

If we’re being completely honest, the whole “Do It Yourself” Pinterest movement hasn’t always reaped the most picturesque—or even edible, for that …

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The Secrets to Keeping Your Houseplants Alive

Choosing a houseplant for your space can be a daunting task if you've killed your fair share of plants in the past. But don't fret — just follow these simple tips from The Sill and you'll be a certified green thumb in no time. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.<p>According to the …

Hardscaping 101: Raised Garden Beds

Don’t let bad soil stop you from planting an edible garden. The solution? Raised garden beds. An effective and easy solution for less-than-ideal soil …

How To Buy Vintage Clothing: A Complete Guide for Beginners

For serious fashion fans, vintage shopping can be one of life’s greatest joys. Often all about the thrill of the hunt, there are few things as …

The Best Vintage Stores in America

Dressing with a nod to the past is totally now<p>With every street-style girl in hot pursuit of vintage finds, it's all about the thrill of the chase. ELLE finds the country's 17 best treasure troves from coast to coast. Happy hunting!

Vintage Road Bicycle Rentals at Hello World Berlin Photos

Things in life happen for a reason: last week, while strolling through Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood searching for a bodega to rent a cheapo …

Interiors with Natural and Rustic Accents

• 1 |<p>An open plan kitchen diner looks cool and collected with a white backdrop and predominantly gray furniture, but the stark scheme is prevented from …

6 Mistakes You're Making When Hanging a Gallery Wall

Everyone loves a good gallery wall. But how do you get it right? Here are some common mistakes people make when hanging a gallery wall.<p><i>Photo and Interior design by Amy Neunsinger</i><p><b>1. Not Using Various Artwork Sizes</b>Use a couple of larger pieces to focus the eye. "I usually vary the sizes of the …