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What To Put On Your Coffee Table

Coffee tables overflowing with coveted design tomes and objects snapped by some of our favorite tastemakers on Instagram.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> If you have a square coffee table, try stacking two diagonal corners with books and filling the rest of your space with artful objects.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> If you have a colorful or …

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The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …


5 Hairstyles That Are Perfect for Rainy Days

<i>Get the tutorial at Hair Romance.</i><p><b>The Fishtail Bun</b><br>For a chic alternative to your lazy topknot, try adding in a fishtail braid. It’s perfect for keeping stray hairs in place while quickly adding polish to your look.<p><i>Get the tutorial at Hair and Makeup by Steph.</i><p><b>Knot Your Average Pony</b><br>Add some visual …


How Long Should It Take to See Muscle Definition?

<b>The answer:</b> Depending on how often you exercise and the intensity of your workouts, give it between four to eight weeks for your muscles to get ripped, says Kawamoto. While that seems like a long time, there are other signs that show your exercise routine is working—like climbing a flight of stairs …


6 Gorgeous Hairstyles You Can Do in 10 Minutes—Or Less!

<i>Get the tutorial at Hair Romance.</i><p><b>Hippie Braids</b><br>Boho braids are the epitome of summer style, and this look is so versatile, you can still wear it into fall, no problem. Best of all, it doesn't require any super-complicated braids—your skills definitely will suffice.<p><i>Get the tutorial at Barefoot Blonde.</i><p>…


Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …


Paint Inspiration: A Vintage Chinese Fan

The tangle of morning glories on this vintage Chinese fan is full of evocative spring hues.<p><i>Folding fan, China, c. 1923. Courtesy of Sotheby's</i><p>1. Blue Marina GLB10, Glidden Premium.2. Calla Lily RLNA201, Ralph Lauren Paint Interior Latex.3. Watermelon Smoothie GLR09, Glidden Premium.4. Ardsley …

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Small House Decorating - Ideas for Inexpensive Decorating

1 of 9<p>David A. Land<p>Little Details, Big Style<p>Jessica Davis, who designs and sells cabinet knobs and pulls, spends her days thinking about the small …

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks

<b>Prepare for Liftoff</b><br>For each workout, do three sets of each move in order, performing all reps and sets before going to the next exercise. When you see two exercises next to the number, do them as a superset: Alternate between them (no rest!) to complete the sets. Lifting twice a week is sufficient, …


12 Daring Design Ideas That Deliver a Huge Payoff

Proof that when it comes to decorating, it's all in the details.<p>Proof that when it comes to decorating, it's all in the details.

Interior Design

Part 1: A Living Room Makeover

Interior Design

Grace Kelly Covers Tatler In Iconic 1955 Edith Head Dress (PHOTO)

She may have passed away in 1982, but Princess Grace is having a moment. The princess of Monaco is the latest cover star of Tatler, with one of her most iconic photos peering back at readers of the December 2013 issue.<p>The icy green dress on the cover is by Edith Head, the most influential costume …

101 Home Makeover Ideas from 101 Designers

From a new coat of paint to better light bulbs.<p>So you want to do something different to your home right now? Here are 101 ideas from 101 designers, and there's something for every room.

Home Decorating

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

The right design choices will make extra space appear as if by magic.<p>Whether it's a teensy powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, an awkward washroom can really cramp your style. Fly through your morning routine with these easy storage and styling solutions for tiny …

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A Small, Bold, and Stylish Apartment in New York City

Make a big statement in a small place.<p>This is an apartment that Holly Golightly would swoon over. By using a lavender palette and plenty of eye-popping patterns, designer Ashley Whittaker makes a feminine, bold, and glamorous statement in just 800 square feet.

Interior Design

15 Cozy Fireplaces That Will Keep You Warm All Year Long

It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly nights.<p>The hearth is the center of the home. From detailed stonework to stunning marble, these fireplaces will turn any living space — a study, bedroom, you name it — into a relaxing oasis.

Interior Design

A Florida House in 72 Shades of Gray

A cool palette provides a sophisticated sanctuary.<p>A cool, subtle palette created by interior designer Marshall Watson provides a sophisticated sanctuary from the Florida sun.

Interior Design

Easy Decluttering Solutions from the Experts

Organize your home with these top tips.<p>Find out how to get rid of clutter in your home with these top organizing tips.

Interior Design

145+ Designer Living Room Decorating Ideas

Whether you favor bold and modern or traditional and cozy, these spaces are so pretty it will be hard to pick a favorite.<p>Get inspired with over 145 ways to style the heart of your home. Need ideas for other areas too? Our bedroom and bathroom galleries have so many gorgeous projects to emulate.

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The Ultra-Effective Cardio Intervals Workout

The Fast-and-Furious Interval Routine<p>Get a full cardio workout in just 20 minutes with this interval routine<p>Ture Lillegraven<p>When you're short on time, your best bet for an efficient and effective workout is amping up the intensity of your slow-and-steady pace, which will burn more total calories …


Chia Seed Recipes

8 Tasty Dishes Made with Chia Seeds<p>Because if you’re anything like us, you can’t get enough of this trendy superfood<p>Chia seeds—rich in omega 3 fatty-acids, antioxidants, and fiber—are all the rage right now. Looking for creative ways to add it to your diet? Try making one of these chia seed-packed …

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Start Running Tips: 3 Ways to Become a Runner

According to the Women's National Runner Survey, which polled more than 5,500 women, 66 percent of female runners said their running habit relieves stress, keeps them healthy, and allows them to meet personal goals and overcome challenges. (It's hard to match that "runner's high" effect you feel …


The Ultimate Leg Workout Routine

Exercise 1 Lateral Band Walk<p>Place a mini resistance band just below your knees and stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent <b>(a)</b>. Maintaining a tight core, step your left foot out to the side <b>(b)</b>, followed by your right. Continue for 30 to 40 small steps, keeping tension on the band, …


Motivational Quotes for Your Workout

10 Quotes for Instant Fitspiration<p>Pin them, post them, print them—then get up and get going!<p><b>"Exercise is like an addiction. Once you're in it, you feel like your body needs it."</b> –Elsa Pataky, in the June 2013 issue of <i>Women's Health</i><p>Want a butt like Elsa's? (Um, yes!) Score one with the backside …

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