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7 Types of Fruit Trees You Can Grow in Your Living Room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're looking for an indoor plant that's both decorative <i>and</i> edible, look to the world of fruit trees! <b>While many grow to be enormous in the wild and are native</b> …

The best garden holidays

There’s no better time to visit gardens than in spring when new carpets of bluebells are unfurling and daffodils and magnolias are breaking out in celebration of the budding year ahead. Below, I’ve selected the best holidays that visit destinations which are home to some of the world’s most …

Top 15 Smart Home Decor Tips That Will Save You Money

Often you have to face the dilemma of whether you can spend extra money to improve the decor of your home. Indeed, home decor accessories, furniture …

Europe's 16 oldest cities

11 Ways to Give Character to Your Home Decor Instantly

The character of your home decor consists of many small details. It’s what makes your home personal and interesting. And while most interior designs …

10 reasons to visit Devon in 2016

Camping, kayaking and crabbing; galloping, gin-tasting, and gourmet dining – few places in the UK offer a better variety of summer activities than Devon. Then there’s the rugged moorland and sand-fringed coastline – and the rich heritage in producing artisanal fare which makes it a real hotspot for …

Is Iceland the perfect family destination?

With its wild landscapes and adventurous activities, Iceland offers something for everyone. Will Gray asks: is it the ideal family destination?<p>The …

European Travel

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Barcelona

This port city is home to all things hip, cool, and delicious—so the best things to do in Barcelona are culturally rich, maybe even avant-garde. For …

Beaches

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in New York City

It should come as no surprise that there are an endless number of fun things to do in New York City. But to get you started, we’ll give you five …

New York City

12 of the best trips for solo travellers

Going solo? Avoid single supplements and travel with like-minded people on these adventurous trips...<p>The dreaded words ‘single supplement’ are enough …

Sri Lanka

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This Tiny Home's Kitchen Could Feed a Crowd

And then host an impromptu guest afterwards, if need be.<p>When M.J. Boyle, the blogger behind My Empty Nest, decided to build a small home to live in after her kids graduate from college and move out of her house, she went all in. It took 15 months of hard work, but when she finished her tiny …

8 Stylish Home Libraries Every Bibliophile Will Love

Even in this tablet-obsessed age, bookshelves provide a stylish focal point for any room.<p>Even in this tablet-obsessed age, bookshelves provide a stylish focal point for any room.

Interior Design

This Lego-style home can be built in a few weeks with just a screwdriver

If you've ever fantasized about living in a real-life Lego home, your dream could finally come true.<p>French architecture firm Multipod Studio recently …

19 Crazy Ideas for Adventurous Home Decor

We all want to make our home look beautiful and unique, personal and one of a kind, a place where we would feel cozy but which we could also show off …

Couple renovates old bus into sleek RV apartment

And you thought the ottoman you and your significant other made on your 'couple crafting night' was impressive.<p>Redditor TheChristopherStoll posted a …

21 Minimalist Ways To Store Everything In Your Home

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See a Charming Apartment Designed Like a Playground

Certainly no newcomers to the kid-friendly interior design game, Taiwanese firm <b>HAO Design</b> has completed a family apartment that <b>looks and feels like a playground</b>. In fact, tasked with prioritizing a dynamic space for the children, the designers dedicated one side of the open living, dining, and …

53 Gorgeous Ways To Dress Your Blank And Boring Walls

Are your walls looking just a bit blah? Wall decor is the easiest feature of your home to change around and update, so why not do it more often to keep your style fresh and fabulous? Check out these amazing wall candy ideas from Hometalk bloggers, to make your space look great in an instant.<p><b>1. Hang</b> …

Decorations

Can you ever have too many Cook Books?

Following an out of character New Year desire to make things a little more ship shape, I took a look at my kitchen shelf, not just overflowing with …

How to build an earthbag home for $11.50 per square foot

<b>Are you looking for a DIY construction technique for building an affordable earthquake-, flood-, and bullet-resistant home? Look no further.</b><p>There are …

This Family of 5 Stores All Their Clothes in One Huge Closet

They've found a "family closet" makes their lives more manageable. Would you try one?<p>Between parenting and homeschooling three kids, remodeling their Alabama house from top to bottom, and chronicling it all on their popular blog, The Handmade Home, Ashley and Jamin Mills felt the need to simplfiy …

13 Handy Tutorials Every Homeowner Should Pin Right Now

These tricks will make you feel like a professional decorator and handyman.<p>These tricks will make you feel like a professional decorator <i>and</i> handyman.

Progetto 14 Letto Container - Progetti camere Dielle

Riportare negli ambienti di ogni giorno un po’ dello spirito di un soppalco e guardare le cose un po’ più dall’alto.<p>Una moderna “Colazione da …

The insiders’ guide to finding a cheaper holiday in 2016

Travel experts reveal how to track down the best-value flights and accommodation, and where to look for the best online deals<p><b>Cheap flights</b><p>• Savvy travellers know to delete their browser history because prices can increase based on the number of times you re-enter a particular website, says Phil …

Long Haul

Love Letter to London

Dear London,<p>Everyone asks why I love you, London, as if it's not clear to them why I love you as much as I do. I love you as you are.<p>You welcomed me and made me fall in love with you instantly. I love you despite what people told me about you and your reputation for rainy weather and food. I love …

England

14 Home Decor Splurges That Are Way Cheaper to DIY vs Buy

Whether you just moved into your first apartment or you’re finally committing to that full apartment makeover, it’s easy to go big and treat yo’ self to a bunch of new furniture. Resist this urge. There is nothing more discouraging than having a half-finished kitchen because you just couldn’t say …

Home Decorating

Spring-Cleaning the Kitchen

The floor beneath the kitchen table -- that favored spot for family breakfasts, afternoon snacks, and late-night indulgences -- requires frequent cleanups. Fit your table with swivel casters and, with a gentle push, you'll no longer have to vacuum around its legs.

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