Michelle Lin

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40 Ideas for Patios

Inspiring patio designs<p><b>A patio of squares and rounds</b><p>Colored stones, surrounded by pavers of stained concrete, create the illusion of a stream …

For Well-Seasoned Green Salads, Follow These 2 Tips

Throwing together a green side salad seems idiot-proof—until you taste a truly great plate of well-seasoned, remarkably flavorful greens at a restaurant or a friend's house and think, "Well, what are they doing doing differently?"<p>In her newest cookbook, Dinner, Melissa Clark shares two smart ways …

Avocado

50 Dressings for Every Salad, Pantry & Whim

<i>Acid is one of the essential elements of cooking, so we partnered with Maille to share tips on how to use it in your everyday cooking—like in pantry and clean-out-the-fridge salads.</i><p>The difference between a pile of greens and a super, dare-we-say mighty salad is the dressing. Or is it a vinaigrette? …

Food

5 Unexpected Ways to Turn Salad into Dinner

Our new book, Mighty Salads, will get you making and eating salad for dinner. No, really! It takes what's traditionally a side dish and gives it a whole new look—something interesting bite after bite, something meal-worthy.<p><b>Here are 5 of our favorite, most-used tips from the book:</b><p>1. Cook …

Healthy Eating

Perfect patios to take inspiration from

Who doesn't love a pretty patio that they can meander out onto, when the sun is out, for a coffee in the morning and some dinner in the evening? It's …

Landscaping

House Tour: A Vintage-Filled Los Angeles Rental

<b>Name:</b> Kendall Leigh <b><br>Location:</b> Echo Park — Los Angeles, California <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Renting 4 years<p>Kendall's collection of antique oddities and …

31 Ways To Make Your Home Cozy AF

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10 DIY Projects You Can Pull Off With Sample Cans of Paint

A typical sample can of wall paint—the kind you buy to test out colors before committing—is 8 ounces, can cover up to 16 square feet, and costs just …

Our Favorite Mirrors for Every Decor Style

Nothing makes a room quite like a mirror. They're oh-so-shiny, reflect any available light beautifully, and somehow always end up drawing the eye. If …

Trump’s vaccine views are at odds with those of most Americans, study says

The criticism of vaccines voiced by President Trump and some other public figures is at odds with the attitudes of most Americans, who overwhelmingly support requiring public school children to be vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday.<p>…

Public Health

How to Mix Multiple Floral Prints Photos

The impact of combining multiple floral patterns in a single room—imagine patterned wallpaper layered with blooming throw pillows and window treatments—is stunning, but how does one go about pulling off this eclectic look? We turned to San Francisco textile designer and decorator Caitlin Wilson, …

The 100 Best Gifts on the Internet, Period

It seems every year we hit a wall right after Thanksgiving (aka now) even though we've barely made a dent in our endless holiday shopping lists. You …

50 Best Albums of 2016

The CMA ignored Margo Price at their 50th awards show in November, but they did so at their own peril. This Illinois troublemaker's debut album, …

Jack White

12 Interior Paint Colors Designers Absolutely Love

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>1 of 13<p>Beatriz da Costa<p>Lavender Mist, Benjamin Moore<p>"People underestimate the power of …

Home Decorating

21 overlooked architectural masterpieces in the US

The United States is home to several iconic architectural landmarks — everyone knows the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty — but the country also has a great number of lesser championed masterpieces.<p>We have compiled a list of the coolest works of architecture in the country that often …

San Francisco's spectacular, hidden 'POPOS': Where to find the newest and best

Have you gone loco for POPOS?<p>There may not be any giant boulders coming at you, but finding some of the 68 privately owned public open spaces (otherwise known as POPOS) in San Francisco can take an Indiana Jones-esque sense of ingenuity.<p>This was especially true before a Chronicle story in 2012 …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Decor Inspiration: Rooms with Murals

(Image credit: Peter Kragballe)<p>Whether you're living in an Italian Palazzo or a modern American home, nothing makes a room quite like a full-wall art …

7 Steps To The Perfect Dinner Table

Our step-by-step guide to the basics.<p>How many glasses do I need? Are place mats necessary? Former editor Robert Rufino takes the stress out of setting a formal table and shows us the basics that define proper etiquette.

10 Wedding Photos by Australia’s Best Professional Photographer

As of this last Monday, photographer James Simmons can officially call himself Australia’s best professional photographer. A wedding photographer by …

BEFORE & AFTER: A Cluttered Room Refreshed...On A Budget!

A cluttered and crazy media room gets a calming refresh thanks to Lara Spencer, in her new book, Flea Market Fabulous<p>A cluttered and crazy media room gets a calming refresh thanks to Lara Spencer, in her new book, Flea Market Fabulous

A California Cottage That's Young, Playful, and Fresh

Perfect for entertaining inside and out.<p>This isn't your average California wine country house. By adding splashes of bright color and decorating with the spirit and energy of summer in mind, designer Stephen Shubel transformed this cottage into a place that's perfect for entertaining inside and out.

9 Quick Fixes For Annoying Renovation Problems

You may not be able to control the larger problems when making over your home, but these little annoyances are easily solved.<p><b>1. Problem:</b> That stubborn layer of wallpaper adhesive that won't come off your wall.<p><b>Fix:</b> You've spent hours peeling away wallpaper but there are still those few spots of glue …

Best in Bridal: Spring 2015

The season of wistful white dresses is upon us. Get a glimpse at what you or the betrothed ladies in your life will be wearing for their upcoming nuptials with the best looks from each of the top collections—Oscar and Vera, Marchesa, oh my…<p>The season of wistful white dresses is upon us. Get a …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

15 Hottest Fresh Bathroom Trends in 2014

In this article we will delve into the wonderful world of bathrooms, shining a spotlight on the hottest trends which’ll capture the industry in 2014. …

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Countdown to the Oscars: Red Carpet Beauty Secrets

With Oscar night just days away, starlets and stylists are carefully plotting their statements for the biggest red-carpet event of the year. While Instagram updates can make anyone feel as though they're in on the Hollywood secrets for red-carpet perfection, there are untold tricks that makeup …