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10 Things to Get Rid of Now to Declutter Your Home

After a while, you get so accustomed to seeing the things in your home that you tend to gloss over cluttered spaces because they seem normal. So …

How to Make Vinegar Cleaning Spray (That Smells Good!)

(Image credit: Quentin Bacon)<p>Vinegar is a safe and effective cleaner for pretty much any surface in your house (except marble). Its only downside is …

How To Forgive Yourself For Buying Stuff You Don’t Need

Last week I signed up for the “Unshopping Challenge,” a commitment to buy nothing new for a month, except consumables like food and gas. I wanted to …

Vote Now: Yesterday's Small Cool Entries

Gail's Curtained and Chic<p>(Image credit: Small Cool contest entry)<p>Check out today's new Small Cool Contest entries and be sure to add a "favorite" …

Treat Yourself With 11 Pieces of Teeny-Tiny Diamond Jewelry

No need to wait for a major event, like a proposal, to get a diamond. These days, jewelers are making teeny-tiny diamond pieces that are as …

A Gallery of Inspiring Small Bedrooms

(Image credit: La Maison d'Anna G)<p>Just because your bedroom is itty-bitty doesn't mean it can't be beautiful. We've searched the web for the most …

Take an incredible drone flight through the world's biggest cave

At a length of some 9 kilometres (5.6 miles), Hang Sơn Đoòng in Vietnam, near the Laos border, is the largest known cave in the world. Inside is a large, fast-flowing river; its own microclimate; a chamber 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) long, 200 metres (660 feet) high and 150 metres (490 feet) wide; and …

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Make a delicious vegetable and herb quiche, Bibb salad

When you think of French cuisine, do you think time-consuming and complicated? Well, what if we told you that classic meals are a lot easier to make than you think. Here, chef Shea Gallante is sharing his simple recipes for a vegetable herb quiche and a Bibb lettuce salad.<p>Vegetable and Fine Herb …

Is This the Best Use of Neutrals, Ever?

The soothing power of simplicity.<p>This modern and relaxing beach house decorated by Rob Southern reveals the soothing power of simplicity.

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Tiramisu Cupcakes

Turn the traditional Italian dessert on its head by serving it as a cupcake.

See How Bold Neutrals Transformed This Old-Fashioned Kitchen

Our sister site County Living went interactive for this makeover, enlisting readers to vote on the details from the floor plan to the flooring and chronicling the entire experience as it unfolded.<p>Our sister site <i>County Living</i> went interactive for this makeover, enlisting readers to vote on the …

12 Ways You're Making Coffee Wrong

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>Turning water into caffeine isn't quite alchemy, but there are plenty of secrets to making a golden cup of coffee. And unless you're a professional, odds are your equation has some errors in it.<p>So, to find the most common coffee-making mistakes, we asked for tips from a cast of …

Orange Is Officially the New Black for Spring: Shop the Citrus Shade

Orange is shaping up to be one of spring's standout shades, as seen in the floral prints at Altuzarra and splashed across knit dresses at Salvatore …

Considering Painting? These 8 Makeovers Will Convince You

Wondering where to start your next room overhaul? These 8 examples prove that a new paint job will always work wonders<p>Wondering where to start your next room overhaul? These 8 examples prove that a new paint job will always work wonders. This piece originally appeared on housebeautiful.com

Monogram Photo Collage

In honor of the Family Day holiday coming up this Monday here in Ontario, Canada, I wanted to share a fun little project that will get you to bust out the old family albums and take a walk down memory lane.<p>Gather up your favorite photos, and make black and white photocopies with a laser copier (not …

How-To: Copper Wire Heart Earrings

Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or just any old Wednesday, these pretty and delicate handmade heart-shaped earrings are sure to be a hit! Want to try your hand at beginner-friendly jewelry making? You’ll definitely want to check out this tutorial for making your own copper wire heart earrings from …

Decoupage Wooden Coat Hanger

Want to give your closet a mini makeover? Try this fantastic decoupage project that uses fancy patterned napkins to give your wooden hangers a fresh new look.<p>This is a great idea if you are looking for a hanger to use for a special occasion like a wedding! Be sure to seal them really well with a …

How-To: Carve a Rubber Stamp

If you’ve had stamp-carving on your crafty to-do list for a while, only to feel overwhelmed by the many different block materials and cutting tool choices available once you get to the craft store, this project is for you! Learn to carve a rubber stamp with supplies that you almost certainly have …

How-To: Book Lover’s Necklace

Have a friend who’s never without a book? Delight them with a sweet handmade surprise! Make this cute book lover’s necklace with this fun tutorial that Heather from Dollar Store Crafts shared on the Darice blog.<p>It’s the perfect accessory for your favorite bibliophile!<p>Ready to get started? Click …

7 Smart Reasons To Design With Extra-Large Art

Why to add bold, statement-making pieces and change your space.<p>Why to add bold, statement-making pieces and change your space.

How Hashtags Can Help Your Magazines on Flipboard

Jenn de la Vega / January 22, 2015<p>The <b>#</b> symbol, known as the “pound” or “hash” key on your phone, is now more popularly known across social media as …

Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes

These homemade Valentine's Day treats are the sweetest way to say "I love you" to everyone special in your life.

Slow-Cooker Sausage Lasagna

This meat sauce starts quickly on the stove, but hours in the slow cooker add depth.

Our Favorite #EdibleArt Instagram Accounts

Whether you’re hoping to impress a few highbrow dinner party guests, achieve supermom status, or simply escape from a ho-hum day with a bit of gastro daydreaming, these next-level Instagram accounts are worth a peek (or, you know, a shameless six-minute stare). Scroll on for the brilliant ’grams …

Twenty Treats for Your Valentine

Valentine's Day may be a made-up holiday, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't take the opportunity to celebrate it, right? I mean flowers, champagne (Prosecco for me, thanks), cards from those I love and yummy treats? Yup, I'm in.<p>And although I'm actually the recipient of some of those treats, you …

Make a Buttery, Moist, Perfect Pound Cake by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

A good pound cake is hard to find—but you can definitely make one at home. Crack the code with these tips from our test kitchen.<p>If you've ever had a piece of subpar pound cake, you know how depressing it can be. What should be sweet and soft is nothing more than a heavy, dry piece of bread …

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The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

How-To: Leather and Bead Wrap Bracelet

Look lovely in leather with these DIY wrap bracelets. If you are not into using leather, or simply can’t find any, this technique would also work with thin cording. This is a nice little project to with friends<p>This project comes to us from Dutch artist Anette at Lebenslustiger. Click on over for …

Basic Crepes

This recipe can be used as the basis for any crepe creation. The buckwheat variation has a slightly heartier texture and a more robust flavor. It's best paired with savory fillings. See our Basic Crepe How-To for more photos.