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Reinvent Your Furniture with 9 Colorful DIYs

Who doesn’t love total transformations? As the furniture makeovers here prove, even an unloved hand-me-down or yard-sale find—the one that’s scarred, …

Furniture

22 Ways to Make a Headboard Out of Almost Anything

Life is expensive, and so is furniture. That’s why getting creative about less-important pieces is essential. Case in point? The almighty headboard. From garage sale goods to hardware store finds, the DIY possibilities really are endless. Check out the inspiration below for some budget-friendly …

Urban Outfitters

A Shopping List for the First Week in Your New Kitchen — Tips from The Kitchn

Pin itA new kitchen is wildly exciting. It's a blank canvas, a brand-new space to make all your own — a fresh start, and a new beginning. A pantry is …

Kitchens

These 2-Ingredient Nutella Brownies Are Pure Magic

<b>Preheat the oven to 350°F.</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F.<p><b>Line the baking dish with parchment.</b> Cut a length of parchment …

Dessert

The best of hidden Berlin

Splashy signage? How gauche! Many of Berlin's most evocative bars, restaurants and sights are actually hidden from view behind unmarked doors, in nondescript buildings or recycled breweries, under railway bridges and even in wartime bunkers. Here's our pick of the top clandestine hot spots around …

Germany

10 Good Things to Ask Your Partner During Dinner

"How was your day?"<p>Every couple sharing an evening meal together has asked this question. It's a fine question; you care about each other, after all, …

Relationships

How to Style Your Corner Shelving Systems

When you’ve got a spacious home with nooks and crannies left bare, you have to find ways to fill them without creating clutter and leaving off style. …

Interior Design

11 Stylish Solutions for an Empty Corner

How to Build a Vertical Planter - C.R.A.F.T.

<i>Note: This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.</i><p>So, we finished the DIY planters and we added rock to our back patio! I had big plans of painting the …

Ditch the crowds: Cuba’s top five alternative beach stays

Beautiful beaches are as iconic as cocktails in the Caribbean, but in Cuba only a handful of coastal destinations are well known. If crowded resort-lounging in Varadero isn’t your thing, there are plenty of equally stunning, secluded sandy strands for independent travelers. Often, these …

Cuba

One day in Toronto's coolest neighbourhood

The creation of a cool new area often follows the same pattern: property prices rise, immigrant-industrial enclave in a big city suddenly looks like a good option, arty types adopt the area, gentrification kicks in and voilà, a hip neighborhood is born.<p>With the rent in surrounding areas going up in …

Walking Tours

MY DIY | Out-the-door Box Storage

If you knew how much time I spent looking for my ______ (insert keys, wallet, sunglasses here), you would really start to question my brain …

DIY

9 Awesome Weekend Projects!

5 Comments<p><b>1. DIY Bent Wood Shelves</b><br>Alison created some real nice modern shelves by using bent wood natural wood shelf brackets and Ikea white …

Crafting

Exploring Viñales, Cuba's scenic backyard

The Valle de Viñales is a stunning national park blessed by fertile rust-red soil, layered in chartreuse green expanses of tobacco plantations and studded by precipitous limestone buttresses of rock. It offers Cuba’s very best hiking, climbing, caving and vistas, based around the tranquil farming …

Cuba

China for beginners: 7 first-timer fails to avoid on your trip to Beijing

Beijing's contradictions create a rip-roaring adventure for first-time visitors. Neon lights flash alongside swaying lanterns. Enormous squares yawn next to labyrinthine <i>hútòng</i> (alleyways). Catcalling market sellers and car horns provide a constant soundtrack.<p>In a city as deafening as it is …

Loneliness

Vancouver’s best cheap eats

Vancouver has one of Canada’s juiciest dining scenes. But for every high-end restaurant here, there are dozens of budget alternatives to salivate over – so long as you know where to go.<p>Here’s our taste-tested menu of top cheap eats throughout the city, where mains typically cost little more than …

Loneliness

The ultimate guide to shopping in Hong Kong

Everyone knows Hong Kong as a place of neon-lit retail pilgrimage – all international brands worth their logo have outlets here, and they are supplemented by the city’s own retail trailblazers. That said, Hong Kong's reputation as a bargain hunter’s paradise is pretty much a thing of the past.<p>So …

Hong Kong

12 Common Home Repairs That YOU Can Do

Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro.<p>Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro. In her new book, <i>DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It-Yourself Projects</i>, Sarah Berry provides a step-by-step home improvement guide so you can do it on your own. We've rounded up 12 solutions to your most common household …

Mumbai, India City Guide with Sheena Dabholkar

I’ve been fascinated with India ever since I watched the 12-episode travel documentary <i>Around The Next Bend</i> in 2012. Unlike many travel shows which …

Art Deco

Make the Mac and Cheese of Your Dreams by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Homemade macaroni and cheese is way better than the boxed stuff—here's how to make the perfect batch.<p>Boxed macaroni and cheese is easy. But so is whipping up a pan of the homemade version—and it tastes about 1,000 times better. But before you preheat that oven, hear us out: There are a few common …

Cooking

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

New York City

The Best Global Shopping Trips to Take in Your Lifetime

Anthropologie's buyer-at-large and former star of Man Shops Globe, Keith Johnson, shares his favorite world markets.<p>It's no secret we love to shop at <i>BAZAAR</i>. That combined with an overwhelming sense of wanderlust as of late (summer is just around the corner, after all), we're looking to make a …

The 3-Minute Yoga Routine To Fire Up Your Mornings

Fitness and wellness expert Tracey Mallett visited the Business Insider offices to demonstrate yoga that you can easily incorporate into your morning routine. Mallett insists it's the perfect workout to get you ready for the workday in just a few minutes.

Yoga

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Crafts

Join 1,800 other craftaholics who get new craft and DIY tutorials by email!<p>Introduce yourself and your program<p>Your information will *never* be shared …

Spicy Dr Pepper Ribs

I don’t make ribs very often, because when I eat ribs I feel like a cavewoman.<p>And you know what? I love eating ribs for that very reason. Sometimes …

I Am Not The Girl You Will Marry

When you know you’re not the one they’re going to marry, it may not be because you got into a fight and broke up and you’ll never see each other …

How To Pack the Perfect Salad in a Jar

<b>Salad dressing:</b> Pour 1 to 4 tablespoons of your favorite salad dressing in the bottom of the jar. Adjust the amount of dressing depending on the size …

Healthy Eating

Recipe: Vanilla Cupcakes with Very Basic Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Vanilla Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream<p><i>Adapted from Billy's Vanilla, Vanilla Cupcakes at 52 Cupcakes; m</i><i>akes 12 cupcakes</i><p>1 1/2 cups cake flour <br>1 cup …

Dessert

Make Your Cheap Rum Taste Heavenly with Just 3 Ingredients

I bought this $6 bottle of Trader Joe's rum for a recipe I was working on a few months back, and after using the few tablespoons I needed, it has sat …

Rum