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4 Important Things to Consider When Designing Streets For People, Not Just Cars

Go to any medieval European city and you will see what streets looked like before the advent of the car: lovely, small narrow lanes, intimate, and …

Sports stadiums shoulder big development schemes

In cities throughout North America, where “revitalize the core” is the latest mantra, a new generation of fully integrated sports arenas and stadiums is coming on stream as anchor tenants for mixed-use districts designed to entice more people to live, work and play downtown.<p>These new sports and …

The Quest / Strom Architects

“The Quest” is a private house in Swanage (UK); it is a new-build home replacing an ageing bungalow that had been on the site since 1917.<p>The clients …

It's All About Texture: These 10 Materials Will Set Your Kitchen Apart

What direction will the design of the kitchen take in 2017? That's a question we've been asking ourselves for the past few weeks, and today we're …

Kitchens

19 Fascinating Crime Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Prepare to be fascinated and disturbed in equal measure.

Pumpkin Spice French Toast Casserole Recipes

Directions for: Pumpkin Spice French Toast Casserole<p>Ingredients<p><b>Casserole</b><p>1 Tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature<p>1 (1-lb) loaf Italian-style bread, …

Baking

DIY: Make Your Own Screen-Printed T-shirt - GeekMom

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>Want a custom t-shirt for a special event? Why not make your own?<p>This weekend we celebrated my son’s birthday. In all, eleven …

T-shirts

Chunky Arm Knit Throw DIY

I love blankets! I am so excited to share this Arm Knit throw. I have seen similar throws at Pottery Barn and knew I could recreate one myself for a …

Crafting

Mid-Century Inspired Plant Stand

If you’re looking for a stylish yet minimalist plant stand, this do-it-yourselfÂMid-Century inspired planter is a simpleÂsolution for your indoor …

7 Ways to Create Quiet in Urban Gardens

Your garden should be your own private place for solitude. Noise contributes to how peaceful a garden feels, and unwelcome noise from highway traffic, busy streets or mechanical systems can put a damper on your outdoor serenity, especially in urban settings. A garden that is a dedicated quiet space …

Landscaping

How to DIY a Valentine’s Day Embroidered Engineer Print

We saved our images (at least 200 dpi) to a thumb drive and headed to Kinkos. Some of our photos were small iPhone photos, but the resolution is forgiving since engineer paper will always be a bit pixelated. <b>Pro tip</b>: Convert your images to black and white to adjust the contrast before saving on the …

Woodworking

Alban Real Estate: Homes & Condos for sale in Alban ON | RE/MAX

Save your favourite properties or searches, stay up-to-date with alerts, and receive customized recommendations!<p>Log In using facebook<p>Keep me logged …

Real Estate

Evergreen Stars

The instructions below are for a wreath about 36 inches across, but you can vary the technique for stars in different sizes and designs.

15 Healthy, Delicious Homemade Snacks for Hiking

Tasty enough for food bloggers, but portable enough for the trail: These homemade hiking snacks will quickly replace any pre-packaged bars from the …

Dessert

Jumbo Puff Stitch Cowl

The “<b>Puff Stitch Scarf”</b> was the very first scarf/cowl that I ever designed four years ago in November 2011. I had just learned how to do the puff …

A DIY Desk That Can Organize Your Life

Ben Uyeda from HomeMade Modern shows how easy it is to make a multi-tasking desk for small living spaces using just a single sheet of plywood.

Maison&Objet, édition Janvier 2013, c'était...

braver la neige, le froid, les retards de TGV, les blocages de RER en pleine voie, dîner avec ma copine Cilou, faire de chouettes rencontres, avoir …

Home EN

FIND YOUR ORIGIN<p>Would you like to know the Origin of Your Last Name and the Coat of Arms of your family? Now It’s easy and free!<p>Our database contains …

Europe

28 Rustic Decorating Ideas For Your Home This Fall

Every time I see a piece of rustic made furniture added to any decor, I am reminded of the old times. When things were at a much slower pace and you …

Woodworking

14 Scary Chic Halloween Costumes

You’re a Disney princess at heart, but you’re looking to take it to the dark side for Halloween. But not too freaky. Or gross. You still want to look, well, sort of pretty and chic. It’s a tall order for sure, but we’re always up to the challenge. We’re sharing 14 spooky-light ideas that will make …

Decorations

3 Easy Ways to Update 3D Wall Art

When you first think of animal heads hanging on the wall, what image appears? My mind races back to memories at the rec room during summer camp where I would sit under a big elk making friendship bracelets. Now let me be honest — that taxidermy animal head was pretty creepy, and would never hang …

Chemicals

How to Make 20 of Your Favorite Candies at Home

Whether you’re spending this Halloween trick-or-treating or not, there’s one thing that’ll be on everyone’s mind come the night of October 31st: candy! While we might not be able to score a pillowcase full of it anymore (at least not for free), we can bust out our apron and make grown-up versions …

Dessert

10 Doable Designs for a DIY Rug

Though not always considered essential, area rugs provide comfort and warmth for hard floor surfaces, while adding aesthetics to a room’s design. But …

Home Decorating

The Story Behind the One-Pan, Nine-Minute Pasta Recipe That Took Over the Internet

<i>This post originally appeared on Food52.</i><p>This genius pasta makes its own sauce, all in one pan, in nine minutes—you’ve probably already cooked it (or …

Recipes

Ask A Cheesemonger: What Are the Best Fancy Pants Cheeses for Pizza?

GalleryAsk A Cheesemonger: What Are the Best Fancy Pants Cheeses for Pizza?<p>We recently asked you about your favorite non-mozzarella pizza cheeses. With over 1,000 votes, relatively evenly distributed between 15 categories, you showed some pretty vast and varied preferences.<p>So why stop at 15? …

What wine to drink when you eat s’mores

True story: S’mores taste about 500 times better with a sip of a good Amontillado Sherry.<p>Taste Lustau Los Arcos Amontillado Dry Sherry, chilled or on …

Recipe: Pulled chicken salad

Tie up spices in a piece of cheesecloth.<p>Place chicken legs and garlic in a pot and cover with water. Add onion and carrot. Add the bundled spice mix to the water and bring to a boil over high heat. Skim foam, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Add potatoes and continue to simmer for 15 …

A Dated Lake House Gets a Modern Rustic Makeover

This place is alluring as the view — with a fresh color palette to match.<p>Designer (and HGTV star) Sarah Richardson reinvented a 1950s cottage on Lake Huron with fresh budget-savvy tricks.

How to Make Etched Glass Whiskey Tumblers and Champagne Flutes

When searching for the perfect gift for someone close, we all want something that just screams their name, personality and taste. Sometimes this is easy, and sometimes this is the most impossible task you’ve ever taken on. At Brit + Co, our answer to this dilemma is always (you guessed it) a DIY, …

Crafting