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House for an Art Lover was built 60 years after Charles Rennie Mackintosh's death

To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Charles Rennie Mackintosh we are looking back at his most significant works. Next up is the House for …

Art

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

Black Mirror

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from New Orleans

One morning in 1854, after “thundering into New Orleans” on a riverboat, Frederick Law Olmsted had a bath and some breakfast at his hotel and then …

Object of Desire: A Revolutionary Terracotta Pot

Recently an email landed in our in-box with only one line: “Revolutionary terra cotta pots suitable for indoor use.” It got our attention: While we …

Make Your Garden Private With These Lovely Plant Ideas

Whether you love or hate your neighbors, you most certainly need space for your own adventures with your family that you do not want to share with …

15 Most Effective Ways for Controlling Weeds in Your Garden or Lawn

Do weeds drive you nuts every year when you garden? Truthfully, I love gardening, but I hate weeds. It can take the joy right out of gardening.<p>But …

How to Create Beauty in Your Garden With Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental grasses are valuable landscape features. They provide three- to four-season interest with their distinctive forms, be they upright towers …

Flat and sparse weed-covered garden transformed into elevated, colourful oasis

Bob and Alison Maysmor turned a flat weed-covered area at their Paraparaumu home into a bright, colourful and surprising garden.<p>We bought our …

Houseplant Starter Kit

Many of us at Wirecutter love houseplants for the life, color, potentially better air quality, and mental benefits they bring to us and our homes. …

Gardening

How to Finish MDF

If I use MDF as a substitute for real wood, what kind of paint should I use?<p>wikiHow Contributor<p>MDF has excellent and uniform structural properties, …

Woodworking

27 Things From Overstock To Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Tufted ottomans, mid-century modern furniture, velvet chairs, and other gorgeous staples for your home — at prices that might surprise you.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are</b> …

Ideal Home loves – our pick of the best buys

Here's our round-up of things we love, no product is too big or too small to make our weekly shopping edit<p>Here at Ideal Home HQ we are partial to a …

Why Modular Shelving Is the Best "Investment Furniture"

Ample storage, good design, and countless configurations<p>Sofas, dining tables, chairs: These are the pieces you’ll so often find labeled as "investment furniture," those pricier objects that take center stage in a home and are loved and lived with for a lifetime. They accompany you through new jobs, …

Opioid commission member: Our work is a 'sham'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Republican-led Congress has turned the work of the president's opioid commission into a "charade" and a "sham," a member of the panel told CNN.<p>"Everyone is willing to tolerate the intolerable -- and not do anything about it," said former Democratic Rep. Patrick Kennedy, who was one of …

Medicine

The Best In-Wall Wireless Light Switch and Dimmer

After spending more than 30 hours swapping out switches, flipping switches, programming timers, and talking to experts, we’ve decided that the Lutron …

Home Automation

Survey reveals home improvement contractors aren’t being asked for credentials

With more than 40 years of experience under his work belt, David Litwiller wants you to ask him the tough questions, before hiring him to renovate …

The best under-$100 home products you can buy from this unexpected store

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Urban Outfitters<p>If you're like us, you might've thought you left your days shopping at Urban Outfitters behind in college. Unexpectedly …

The Best Insulated Blackout Curtains to Keep the Cold Out

Let's face it—those cheap roller shades you've been using to block out the light don't offer much in the looks department. What if we told you there …

35 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That You Will Be Obsessed With Too

Some products are so unique, so brilliant, or solve a problem <i>so</i> skillfully that all the hype surrounding them is actually well-deserved. When this …

Skin Care

These 3 picturesque places will actually pay you to live there

One of your biggest expenses is probably putting a roof over your head. And you’re not alone: The average annual rent is around $39,000 a year in New …

This Is the Best Carry-on Bag You Can Buy

Here's why I chose Osprey's Meridian 60 as my carry-on for a yearlong trip.<p>When it came to contracting the travel bug, I was a late bloomer. My …

Backpacking

This Tile Trick Is a Game-Changer for Budget Bathrooms

Believe it or not, an inexpensive box of off-the-shelf tiles can totally transform your floors. There's no need to go out and by something expensive, …

Architect's Latest Project Takes Inspiration From Children’s Drawings

Based on the stereotypical depiction of a house.<p>For its latest project, Portuguese architecture form Filipe Saraiva Arquitectos has taken inspiration from the childlike idea of a house’s shape. Coming in a pentagonal shape, the rural house is a long structure which features a raised terrace at one …

MK5 House

Settled in the forest of Finland, the MK5 House is equal parts family home and whimsical playground. Larch planks are the dominant material, used in …

Archisketch 3D Interior Design Mapping Tool

Price: $119Decorate your space more easily than ever before with the Archisketch 3D Interior Design Mapping Tool. Compact and highly portable, this …

'Dirty John': Inside Hit 'L.A. Times' Podcast

"I've written hundreds and hundreds of stories about very bad people," says <i>Los Angeles Times</i> journalist Christopher Goffard, host of the newspaper's …

Newport Beach

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee