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Outdoor Look We Love: Herringbone Brick

Like tiles, bricks are subject to the whims and fancies of eras. Think of the white-painted brick of Shabby Chic-obsessed homes in the '90s and …

How to Define What Makes a Great Photograph Great

Photographers tend to bemoan that everyone's seeming belief that they are a photo critic. Event though the vast majority of people aren't really …

No-Bake Cakes Made for Summer

These cakes come together in minutes—no oven required.<p>With the Fourth of July, family barbecues and other summer celebrations coming up there's a lot …

Carrot Cake With Pineapple

This carrot cake recipe includes coconut, pineapple, shredded carrots, and walnuts. The cake is baked in a single layer in a rectangular pan, an easy …

Peanut Butter Cornflake Crunch Bars Recipe

"A very simple to make bar cookie that kids love. Sort of like a peanut butter rice krispie treat, except made with cornflakes."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup …

Interview: Photographer Patricia Davidson Devotes Her Nomadic Life to Landscape Photography

Photographer Patricia Davidson is dedicated to capturing the vibrancy of Mother Nature. That's why she's now traveling the United States in an RV with her husband, pursuing her passion full-time. Along the way, Davidson has photographed landscapes that are as energetic as they are diverse. There …

7 DIY Easter Desserts That Are Almost Too Cute to Eat

If you’re still trolling the Internet for that show-stopping dessert to serve at your Easter shindig, look no further. We’ve got a roundup of …

20 Desserts You Can Make With Leftover Easter Candy

Easter is over, and you have more leftover pastel candy than you know what to do with. Don’t stash it in your cabinet until Halloween (trick or treaters don’t deserve that). Instead, give your candy new life with these colorful recipes.<p><b>1. Candylicious Junkyard Cookies:</b> This cookie recipe is all …

A professional landscape photographer says these are the best places to see star-filled skies in the US

Between the weather, lunar, solar, and milky way conditions, stars can be a difficult thing to capture, but Kaye has become familiar with the best spots to go stargazing and capture the spectacular sights.<p>From Hawaii to Lake Tahoe, Kaye has some serious knowledge on where to head if you want a …

Here's How To Make The Only Birthday Cake You'll Ever Need

Which means yellow cake with chocolate frosting, obviously.<p>And yes, of COURSE we will give you the Funfetti variation.<p>1. Arrange the two racks in your oven so that one is in the top third of the oven and one is right in the middle: You'll need both to bake all three layers.<p>2. Get all your …

Dessert

10 Amazing Candid Wedding Moments You Won't Believe Were Captured On Camera

The winners of the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers' humor photography contest are pure gold.

Weddings

How Rachel Khoo Turned Her Tiny Paris Apartment into a Food Destination

Rachel Khoo is a woman of many talents. She can cook, breakdance (she has a pair of knee pads tucked away in her house from her days in a Paris dancing crew), paint, and turn the tiniest space into a multi-functional hub of activity.<p>She first made her name <b>by turning her tiny Parisian apartment into</b> …

France

21 Inexpensive Ways To Upgrade Your Bedroom

You know you've been staring at your lackluster room all year.

Home Decorating

Updated Kitchen in New York Apartment Exhibits Sleek, Practical Design

This updated kitchen is in a luxury building on Manhattan’s Upper East side, just steps from Central Park. Before its transformation, the apartment …

Discover the best 9-modern-designs-were-born-usa on Dwell - Dwell

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Home Tours

10 Things Every Kid's Closet Must Have

Definitely don't overlook this space in your little one's room.<p>Kids grow fast and so do their ever-changing wardrobes. Here, Lisa Adams, founder of LA Closet Design (and closet extraordinaire), tells us the must-have items that will help your kids stay organized from the start <i>and</i> help their closet …

A Few Hardware Store Finds Become Something Really Special

This project is so stylish (and so cheap!).<p>There's nothing more deflating than spotting a cute item you love ... and then spying the lofty price tag that goes with it. Marble is a huge decor trend right now, but it's not an inexpensive look. What many people don't know, however, is that the raw …

Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Donuts

It's baaaack. Let's face it, peanut butter never left. Also, I went on a donut frenzy in the last few weeks. I really went crazy with donuts. More to …

Dessert

Maple Bacon French Toast Cupcakes

<i>Moist cinnamon-maple cupcakes, topped off with maple cream cheese frosting, bacon crumbles and a drizzle of pure maple syrup. Now you can have</i> …

Breakfast

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Allergy Friendly Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Squares

<b>Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake Squares</b><p>Rich, decadent and flavorful, this hybrid dessert takes dairy-free indulgence to a whole new level. Thank you, …

Quenelle ice cream shop opens in San Marino

John Park has been busy. Just a little more than a month after opening his shaved-ice shop Ice Que in Alhambra, the pastry chef (Lukshon, Providence, Water Grill) has opened a second location of his popular ice cream shop, Quenelle, in San Marino. (The first opened in Burbank in 2013.) Given how …

7 Unexpected Ways to Cook with Tea, from Pasta to Pudding

Tea isn't just for drinking—check out these creative ideas for cooking with it, too.<p>We love a good, hot mug of matcha, tisane, or Darjeeling, but lately we've been thinking about ways to get a little more creative with tea. Our favorite teas are fast becoming one of our favorite ways to add grassy, …

Tea

35 Insanely Easy Desserts Made With 5 Ingredients Or Less

Give yourself a high five.<p>For more, like <b>Spoon University on Facebook</b> or <b>pin with them on Pinterest</b>.

The Best Spiralizer Recipes to Crush Your Pasta Cravings

Swap processed carbs for zucchini, turnips, and other fresh vegetables with healthy guilt-free meals that taste even better than the …

Healthy Eating

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

Photography

Cotton-soft cheesecake recipe

Master baker Dominique Ansel shares a complicated, but delicious, recipe for delicate individual cheesecakes<p>I love making this recipe . . . it’s cheesecake for people who don’t usually like cheesecake.<p><b>TIME</b><br>2 hours<p><b>MAKES</b><br>10 individual 3-inch (7.5 cm) cheesecakes or 1 large 8-inch (20 cm) …

Dessert

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

20 Finalists of the Smithsonian Photo Contest Show Earth's Awesome Beauty

Guess what's for dinner? This amazing capture of a snake devouring a frog, by photographer Nicolas Reusens, is just one of sixty incredible photos that have been selected as finalists in Smithsonian.com's 12th Annual Photo Contest. There were over 26,500 entries by photographers from 93 different …

Costa Rica

Is Chocolate and Peanut Butter the Best Flavor Combination in the World? Probably.

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved<p>Peanut butter and jelly are always linked, but really, chocolate is peanut …