Crystal Stephenson

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10 Reasons to Go Color-Crazy in Your Kid's Room

40 Traditional Designer Rooms

Over 40 classic rooms for inspiration.<p>From a formal blue dining room to a dramatic canopy bed, these designer rooms are traditional, but never boring.

Serene Coral Combinations: Mint, Grey & Cream

Coral is one of those colors that goes with a vast array of shades and style genres. But not all of them have a contemporary, serene sense. Some are …

10 Simple Steps to Organizing Your Pantry

There is something about the holidays that makes me want to get organized. Come Jan. 1st you can almost always find me cleaning out a closet or …

What The Heck Does Highlighter Do Anyway?

Somewhere deep inside your makeup bag there is probably a tube or compact labeled "highlighter." And you may have attempted to use said product to make your skin glow like a Kardashian because that's what they use, right? Well, yes and no.<p>Basically, highlighter is face makeup that attracts light, …

14 Furniture Makeover Ideas for Upgrading Free Craigslist Finds

Ever get that rush from frugality, where you have to get something because it’s free? Perusing that little section on Craigslist seems silly, but you find great items — or at least items showing lots of potential, right? Seems that way, until you get home and realize that your home decor is not …

How I Got Carrie Bradshaw Curls in GIFS

C-c-c-curly.<p>Like most young twentysomethings, I've idolized Carrie Bradshaw since my first brush with <i>Sex and the City</i> (I'd secretly watch it through the crack of the door to my parents' bedroom every Sunday night). I was enamored with everything about her — her style, her friends, her wit, her …

Hair

The 10 Essential Makeup Brushes You Need to Own

The ultimate guide to what's what.<p>When you're already toting a full makeup bag, it's tough to decide which brushes are worth the added investment. You don't need to own a million different options, but even a few helpful tools can help you make the most of your makeup. Click ahead to find 10 …

Pet Parade: 50 Ridiculously Adorable Animals in Costume

The 76 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like ASOS and Zara without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive …

25 Most Iconic Film Looks of All Time

The top 25 movie looks that have inspired the runways and your closet.<p>From Scarlett O'Hara's gown made of curtains to Andie's homespun prom dress in <i>Pretty in Pink,</i> some cinematic styles are as memorable as the films themselves. Here, the top 25 movie looks that have inspired the runways — and your …

Lela Rose's Madeleines

The fashion designer and seasoned hostess shares her recipe.<p>Lela Rose at her Manhattan home. <i>Photography by Kelly Stuart for Hearst Digital.</i><p>4 eggs<p>1 cup sugar<p>1 1/2 cup flour<p>2 tsp baking powder<p>2 sticks butter<p>1 tablespoon grated lemon peel<p>Splash of Almond extract<p>Splash of Vanilla extract<p>2 pkg sliced …

Dipped in Blueberry: Monochromatic Rooms

Blue, it’s everyone’s favorite color! It’s comforting, it’s serene, it’s relaxing and it’s probably the most universally used and versatile color …

Interior Design

Bike the Pie: Fixed Gear Bike Pizza Cutter Has Sharp Wheels

What could be more fun than a day spent riding around on your trendy fixed-gear bike and then stopping for some fresh-made artisanal pizza? Maybe …

13 Southern Sayings That The Rest Of America Won't Understand

But the South undoubtedly takes the cake.<p>Conversations south of the Mason-Dixon line will befuddle anyone not born there.<p>We chose 15 of the most ridiculous Southern sayings — and tried to explain them.<p>Cotton has long been a key crop to the South's economy, so every harvest farmers pray for tall …

Well-Camouflaged Soldiers Make Themselves Hard to Find

While Simon Menner’s series <i>Camouflage Extended</i> might appear as friendly photos of the German Alps, there’s actually a hidden sniper every picture. Menner worked closely with the German Army to produce these incredible images that highlight the art of camouflage. Wearing special clothing designed …

The Top Styling Tips to Look Slimmer and Sexier

Whether your body is pear-, ruler-, hourglass-, or apple-shaped, we have the perfect clothing guide — inspired by our Fashion Week street style — to fit your body type.<p>Whether your body is pear-, ruler-, hourglass-, or apple-shaped, we have the perfect clothing guide — inspired by our Fashion Week …

Clothing

The 8 Best Eyeliners You Never Knew You Needed, According to Our Editors

Our go-to, "buy in bulk" favorites.<p>If you're a cat-eye freak like us, you live and breathe by your favorite eyeliner and you probably don't leave the house without a swipe/stroke/smudge of your go-to. Below, we round up our favorite brands and colors, from our "don't care, need it" splurges to our …

Why Does Q (Almost) Always Go With a U?

Leaving aside for now the few foreign loanwords (e.g., Qatar, Iraq) where Q shows up without a U, an English Q is the only letter that can't go …

Design Dilemma: Going for the Maximum

Minimalist interiors always seem to be in vogue — especially in these times marked by so much excess everywhere else. But what about maximalism? Is …

Home Decorating