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How to turn a $35 IKEA dresser into a high-end vintage nightstand

With a little elbow grease and a set of proper tools, it's easy to make over an inexpensive piece of furniture into a beautiful, customized one.<p>Melanie Brown, owner of Oak House Design Co., hacked her cheap IKEA tarva dresser ($79) into an antique-looking night stand. By staining the unfinished …

15 Things That Instantly Make You Look Put Together

Key items to elevate your wardrobe.<p>It doesn't have to take a bajillion hours or a famous stylist to look effortlessly chic. Looking put together can be accomplished by having a few key pieces at your fingertips that you can grab in a moment of sheer sartorial panic. Here, 15 items to own that will …

Clothing

3 Simple Steps to Give Your Subjects Amazing Eyes In Photoshop

Many can debate the ethical use of Photoshop, but if you strip down its use to a core idea, the editing software is meant to enhance imagery and …

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

Go Zen: why Japanese interiors are more than cherry blossom

The cherry blossom may be fading, shedding its petals in a pastel-pink blizzard, but if you want to keep the sprit of Japan alive for more than a few fleeting weeks, look to the latest interiors.<p>Several fabric houses have launched Japanese-influenced ranges this spring, and, on a deeper level, the …

The Best Exercise and Eating Advice for Your Body Type

Ectomorph, endomorph and mesomorph might sound like alien races straight out of a sci-fi series, but knowing which of these three body types you are …

11 Smart Things Pro Organizers Do Every Morning

These handy habits will turn you into someone who never forgets her keys on the kitchen table.<p>Professional organizers — though they swear they're not perfect! — tend to be the type of people who just have it together (it's kinda their job, after all). So we wondered what smart tricks they used for …

Productivity

9 Minimalist Style Bloggers That Need to Be on Your Radar

It’s a fashion blogger’s world, and we’re just living in it. We’re definitely not complaining! In the midst of a never-ending roster of style bloggers, we’re professing our love for the fashion girls who take a more back-to-basics approach to their daily style. You see, for them, it pays to be …

Minimalism

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Workouts

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

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My mother and I used to marble paper on the weekends when I was younger. To this day, I still feel like I am a mad scientist when I marble, experimenting with new colors and testing new patterns.<p>Even if you don’t have experience with marbling, it’s a fun project to try with friends. It requires …

Magnificent Staircase is Also a Slide, Bookcase + Cinema

In most homes, a staircase is a mere utility to get from one level of the building to another. This is all well and good, but isn’t there more that …

Avant-garde

Articles about six book reading nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>In Portland, Oregon, an eco-friendly home …

San Francisco

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

OMG, I Want This House: South Africa (PHOTOS)

South African Paradise<p>From a courtyard garden to a sleek modern kitchen, see the South African beach house we want to call our own.<p>03.29.13 5:05 PM ET<p>…

Nautilus House, Naucalpan, Mexico. Arch. Javier Senosiain (o)

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Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>From shipping containers to multi-modular holiday retreats, these sleek prefabs prove style does not have to be compromised with...<p>A new home replenishes Quebec’s vanishing stock …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …