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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 …

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Ideas & Advice

Photo<p>26 Must-Have Wedding Photos You Don’t Want to Miss<p>Trust us—you’ll want to capture all of these moments.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>Your Complete Guide to …

The Oatmeal's DOs and DO NOTs of Running your First Marathon

An excerpt from Matthew Inman's book.<p><i>Matthew Inman is the best-selling author and cartoonist behind TheOatmeal.com. The above is an excerpt from his latest book, The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances.To celebrate its release, he created a marathon.</i><p><i>Mark Remy interviewed Inman</i> …

8 Cakes That Say It All

Sugar flowers and buttercream aren't the only way to make your wedding cake creative and personal, literary quotes, vows, lyrics or a simple message …

Starck and Axor Dematerialize the Sink Faucet

We thought the PermaFLOW transparent sink trap was a pretty brilliant innovation, allowing you to see and clear those pesky under-basin clogs. But …

10 Boho Wedding Dresses We’re Kind Of Obsessed With

This season, wedding dress designers churned tons of styles that didn't exactly fit the princess ball gown idea. We're talking lots of lace, crop …

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3 Tea Party Bridal Shower Recipes We Can’t Resist

These three deliciously clever recipes prove that desserts are the most important meal of the day. For all you mothers-of-the-bride, maids of honor …

This Diamond Ring Cake Is Kind Of Unbelievable

Omg! Can you even believe that you can make this wedding cake? Just imagine the faces when you cut into this cake at an engagement party or bridal …

7 Staircase Cakes That Are Beautifully Edgy

Here's a wedding cake trend to consider: Give your cake some serious edge by shifting all of the cake tiers to one side so that it makes a staircase …

What Your Favorite Girl Scout Cookie Says About Your Wedding Style

After enjoying box after box (after box!) of the addictive treats known as Girl Scout Cookies, we can't help but feel like the cookie we love the …

How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color

We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!). So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own …

Writer’s Shed: Relaxing Modern Backyard Retreat

A relaxing getaway conducive to creative thinking is just steps from an author’s back door with this lantern-like design tucked away in a fenced …

Avant-garde

Storytelling Technology Image is World Press Photo of the Year

American photographer John Stanmyer was just announced as the winner of the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year 2013 award for a stunning image that shows African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city (in the Horn of Africa or 13 miles northwest of the Somalia border), holding cellphones in …

Fully Fit

Improve your form and avoid injury with this elite coach's fast head-to-toe workout.<p>I am a marshmallow. After enduring two grueling days of dynamic stretching, strength training, hurdle and sprint drills—all under the exacting eye of Olympic coach John Cook—muscles I didn't know existed ache and …

An important reminder for creative souls --> http://apttherapy.com/1ohIH9S Today's Comment of the Day comes from this lovely lady, Rebecca, whose home is featured as today's tour. Several readers picked up on the wisdom of one of her quotes - a good reminder for everyone, especially creative types who can get a little self-critical - check it out:

10 eBibs Only Runners Could Understand

4 Crazy Romantic Secret Message Rings

You're going to want to grab your groom for this one. We've just found the most romantic ring trend out there — secret message rings. Each of these …

6 Bookshelves You Have To Check-Out

Water Features and How to Use them in Design

Water features don’t have to be relegated to outside your home. Bring them indoors for a lovely modern and earthy touch. Here are some fabulous water …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

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A Ceremony Arch Made Of Books

Whether you need ideas for starting your own or you want to modify more traditional wordings to fit your style, follow these links to get ideas for …

The Body Shop: Know Squat?

Use these six variations of the classic squat to take your running up a level.<p>The squat is a simple, classic exercise that should be part of every runner's routine. That's because it builds functional strength that carries over to better running. Squats activate the glutes, hips, hamstrings, quads, …

15th Century Church Converted to Book Shop

• 1 |<p>The two callings of this 15th century building truly work hand in hand, as a church invokes the perfect atmosphere of hushed study that is …

Tin Can Solar Lantern Tutorial

I love the rustic charm of tin can lanterns. Budget-friendly and super simple to make, their warm light brings a relaxing ambiance to any outdoor …

The Gothic Getaway, NYC Edition

Design firm Roman and Williams have left their mark on lodgings all over New York, including the inventive and buzzing Ace and Standard hotels. The …

Elaborate Dresses Hand-Drawn on Perfectly Aligned Mirror

<i>Into the Mirror</i> is an elegant fashion photo shoot with a twist. Italian photographer Luca Meneghel created the series by blending reality with illustrations that are hand-drawn along the surface of a mirror. Simply dressed in nude garb, model Nasty Bugriy shows off her stylish sense of rare fashion …

The Creative Reading Net: It Can Be Fun and Entertaining by Playoffice

A traditional family library has been transformed into an appealing place for kids by the creative Madrid-based studio, Playoffice, designing …

7 Genius Chalkboard Wedding Projects

There are lots of new and clever chalkboard craft supplies out there that make DIY wedding projects a total breeze. You don't need a chalkboard to …