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Do It Yourself: An Easy, Affordable & Super Stylish Upgrade for the $40 IKEA Nolmyra Chair

The Ikea Nolmyra has so much potential. Great lines, perfect scale, cool bent plywood legs. But with that stock gray mesh cover, it's a like a sexy …

Sandpaper

This Is How to Get Abs That Will Cut a Bitch

You're about to look sculpted in seconds.<p>Committing to a summer body is H A R D, which is exactly why we asked makeup artist Michael Anthony to help out in the fake-a-fit-stomach department. Watch the video below to see this <i>insane</i> transformation.<p>And here's how to recreate the results, just in case …

You Need This DIY Murphy Bar in Your Life ASAP

Ladies and Gentlemen: Welcome to one of my favorite projects of all time -- the wall-mounted murphy bar. There are so many reasons why I love this project. Small-space living is real, and this bar is the perfect solution. This DIY bar can be used for cocktail hour or a craft desk space. Plus, it's …

Woodworking

7 Larger-Than-Life Art DIY Ideas (On a Little Budget)

Believe it or not, this may be the year we say goodbye to the gallery wall, and hello to oversized statement-making wall art. The trick to …

Wall Art

How to Make a Cheesy, Crispy, Perfect Batch of Homemade Nachos

Homemade nachos are a thing of beauty—unless they turn into a soggy mess. Here's how to make the most of any chips-and-melted-cheese situation.<p>When it comes to homemade versions of our favorite bar food, nachos are pretty easy to whip up. But there's a world of difference between …

Beautifully Organized: Inspiring Entryways

As the first thing you come into contact with every time you step through your front door, organizing your entryway is a great way to jumpstart a …

Countertops

This Is the Baby Registry Every Mom-to-Be Needs

After the initial excitement of pregnancy announcement photoshoots and the name game subsides, the daunting task that is the baby registry comes creeping in. Seriously, it can be a real terror sorting through the millions of products and suggestions to narrow your wish list down to things you <i>think</i> …

No Reservations: 5 Menus for Your Next Date Night In

Is your favorite restaurant all booked up for date night? No problem. These five menus are all you need to host a romantic rendezvous for two at home, no reservations required. Take your pick of a diverse assortment of global and down-home eats — there’s sure to be an option that suits you and your …

15 Truffle Oil Recipes to Make You Feel Fancy

Considering it sold for an estimated cool mil’, it doesn’t look like the recently unearthed world’s largest white truffle will be in our budget any time soon. Thankfully, we can still get a taste of the fancy fungi in a much more cost-effective form: truffle oil. These 15 recipes all feature the …

Knife Block Germs: Dirties Places in Your Home; Stylish Knife Blocks

Today in "making my readers gag" comes this little stat: Your knife block has NINE TIMES more bacteria than your bathroom floor, according to <i>The Doctors</i>. And they tested the part of the bathroom floor that's right in front of the toilet. Bubonic plague, anyone?<p>If you don't want your steak dinner …

4 Expert Closet Hacks You Need to Know

It’s a sad day when we have to put away the shorts and maxi dresses and pull out sweaters and jackets, but switching your summer wardrobe out for your fall one is the perfect opportunity to give your closet a little makeover. When you start each morning by opening your closet and see the picture …

All 29 Recipes from the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants 2014

All of the recipes from Bon Appétit's 10 Best New Restaurants of 2014, from hanger steak to butter cookies, fried rice to roast chicken<p><b>We are thrilled with our Best New Restaurants of 2014</b>—it's a great mix of places: food trucks, luncheonettes, reinvented dive bars, even, like, a regular restaurant …

Cooking

Stylish Scandinavian Apartment in Murmansk

• 1 |<p>This first image gives us a beautiful overview of the open apartment and it’s bright white walls and ceiling.<p>2 |<p>Accessories like a chevron stripe …

Plixi Folding Bike Helmet

The Plixi helmet is kind of like origami, if origami were made from ABS and expanded polystrene and could save you from massive head trauma. So I …

4 Go-To Shops For Actually Affordable Work Clothes

That paycheck doesn't just appear in your bank account from a magical money fairy. You work hard for that cash, so you want to spend it wisely. Sure, …

20 Fab Floral Arrangements to Make for Your Next Event

Ever since Flower Arranging Made Easy debuted as one of our e-classes, we’ve been madly Pinning photos of gorgeous bouquets and centerpieces. There are just so many options when it comes to colors and styles no matter what you’re planning. We’ve rounded up 20 of our favorite floral arrangements to …

65 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

From pastas to salads to salsas, make these 65 tomato recipes all summer long.<p><b>It's tomato season!</b> Make the most of this ephemeral fruit with these summery recipes.

Make It: 5 DIY Lawn Games

There are few things more wholesome for the summer than traditional games played outdoors on the lawn. Whether you are planning a birthday party, a …

Crossword Puzzles

No Closet, No Problem: 10 Fixes for Apartments with a Lack of Closets

So you've found your perfect apartment. The only problem is - there's no closet. Or maybe there's a tiny 2x4 closet that couldn't even begin to hold …

Malmö

This App Will Get You Drunk

Raise your glass — like, right now. We’ve found a new friend for those boozy bottles on your bar cart! It’s an interactive cocktail mixology system, called Perfect Drink. This drinking tech is a two-parter. Firstly, there’s a free app, available for iOS and Android. Secondly, there’s Brookstone’s …

25 Protein-Packed Breakfast Hash Recipes

We’re a little hash happy at the moment. Oh, not <i>that</i> kind of hash (we’re D.A.R.E. graduates, after all). We mean the glorious hangover helpers that come hot and sizzling from a cast-iron skillet, incomplete until topped with an oozy, runny yolk. You could call breakfast hash the final destination …

This App Lets You Swap Lives With a Stranger for 20 Days

Share the most beautiful, interesting parts of your day with a complete stranger… sound crazy or sound cool? If the latter sounds about right, that’s what new app 20 Day Stranger plans to help you do. We aren’t talking in a creepy Chatroulette way — what 20 Day Stranger does is pair two anonymous …

DIY Copycat: Make This $149 CB2 Tray for Just $60

TV trays: so retro, right? If you agree, you’d be way wrong, and you need only glimpse at this elegant number from CB2 — yoo-hoo, it’s on the left below! — to see why. The trick to the upgrade = an acrylic top. The clear material turns just about any decor item into a modern marvel, as it does to …

Time Starved? Here’s How to Save 10 Minutes Per Day

Whether you like to admit it or not, you spend a lot of time looking for keys, your wallet, your phone or your bag to put it all in. In fact, on average, we spend about 10 minutes a day looking for lost items, which doesn’t seem like much on a day-to-day basis, but when you zoom out, that’s 153 …

Stuff Tomatoes for a Quick + Easy Meal

Hollow out large tomatoes + stuff them with yummy filling (just like you would a pepper!) for a quick and easy dinner that’s as filling as ever.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>small to medium tomatoes, cut in half ( 8 )<br>• olive oil ( 2 1/2 tablespoons )<br>• salt ( 1/2 teaspoon )<br>• pepper ( 1/2 teaspoon )<br>• white chunk …

The New Apple Store In Istanbul Is Absolutely Beautiful

According to Dezeen, Foster first started working for Apple in 2009, when he received a cold call from Steve Jobs himself. Jobs reportedly told the architect, "Hi Norman, I need some help." Apple was looking for someone to design its new campus at the time, and Foster + Partners was soon …

Apple Store

The Most Efficient and Compact Way to Dry (and Store) Makeup Brushes

Cleaning your makeup brushes regularly is a must, but the process can be cumbersome. Especially if you don’t have somewhere to dry them. We’ve …

19 Ways to Add Greens to Your Meal Using Endives

You (almost) need to have a botany background to understand how this bitter family of veggies is related to one another. But one thing’s for sure: You’re going to want to dig into these 19 endive recipes, regardless if you understand them or not. Using Belgian endive (funny enough, not true endive) …

Gruyere

20 Power Bar Recipes to Amp Up Your Energy

The other day we yanked our shorts and swimsuits out of the back of the closet, and while we were standing there staring at them, thinking about squeezing into them, we decided it’s time to go back into full health mode. More than ever, now’s the time to get our bods back into tip-top shape. We’ve …