Denise James

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10 Faux Finishes That Totally Fooled Us

Fake a pricier look with these sneaky DIY techniques.<p>Fake a pricier look with these sneaky DIY techniques.

Lightscape Explorations Photography

“Lightscape Explorations” is a series of photos of the Mojave Desert, taken by Californian designer and photographer Lance Gerber (aka Nuvue …

Closet Clean Out: The Only 10 Pieces of Clothing You Need

I have only good memories of walk-in closets, except for the time I was rummaging around in the back of one–and suddenly came across a high-top …

The safest way to make your retirement savings last

<i>Whenever I read about annuities, I wonder why you can't create one on your own without an insurance company. Just invest your money conservatively and then watch your expenses so you don't blow through your savings too soon. Wouldn't that plan work just as well, if not better, than an annuity?</i> …

Retirement

Pictures of the Week 3.5.15

Polymer Clay Ring Cones: DIY Organization that Looks Like Art

Attention jewelry lovers: Whether you’ve got an out-of-control cocktail ring collection or you’re just in need of a safe place to keep your most-cherished bands while washing the dishes or taking a shower, handmade ring cones are definitely an elegant and practical solution!<p>I’m always looking for …

Why Essential Oils Are Essential For Your Home

Can you smell it? The fresh air floats with hints of sharp citrus blended with cinnamon & clove undertones, invigorating your senses —and possibly …

Essential Oils
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How to Pack a Shirt in a Sock ? • Recyclart

Make a Crystal-Topped Jewelry Box

“What do you give a friend who has everything?” You’ve said it before, and there’s no doubt you’ll say it again. But here’s an idea: one gift that even the owner of <i>everything</i> could use is a chic box to store all those stylish bibs and bobs in. (Pretty genius, right?) So you start to shop for a cool …

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

India mass sterilisation: women were ‘forced’ into camps, say relatives

Brother-in-law of one victim says women were ‘herded like cattle’ after 12 die and scores injured following botched operations<p>Relatives of the 12 women who died after a state-run mass sterilisation campaign in India went horribly wrong have told local media they were forced by health workers to …

Double-Chocolate Chunk Walnut Cookies Recipe

<b>Makes 24</b><p>Per serving (2 cookies): 152 calories; 5.5 g fat (1.5 g saturated fat)<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup raw sugar<p>⅓ cup unpacked dark brown sugar<p>¼ cup mashed …

Sewing Tips: 5 Common Sewing Machine Mistakes and How to Fix Them

One of the biggest points of stress for new sewers isn’t usually the actual sewing itself, instead, it’s often all of the things that MIGHT go wrong with the sewing machine. (Are you feeling anxious just thinking about it?) Well, fear not! Most of the sewing machine-related problems that beginners …

Surreal Photos of Daily Life in Kinshasa Taken Through Trash-Strewn Puddles

In his magical series <i>Un regard,</i> Kinshasa-based photographer Kiripi Katembo Siku has made a beautiful, dream-like series on Kinshasa, the capital of …

Dwell

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Home Tours

15 Easy Ways to Turn T-Shirts into Jewelry

You know we’ve got a weakness for repurposing just about anything. Today’s foray into style hackery comes in the form of t-shirts! With help from a bit of copper tubing, a few brass rings, and our trusty needle nose pliers, see how we turned 3 t-shirts into 15 pieces of jewelry, perfect for …

Jewelry

Knotty and Nice: Gorgeous Woven Jewelry for a Cause

Knotty and Nice: Gorgeous Woven Jewelry for a Cause

Birchbox

36 Awesome Ideas of DIY Wall Jewelry Organizers

There is no woman or girl who didn`t love jewelry. It is good to have a lot jewelry but it is better if you know every time where is your favorite …

Quazi Design Creates Stunning Eco Jewelry From Old Magazines

Quazi Design is a cutting-edge craft company that transforms waste magazines into original accessories and interiors. Through innovative techniques …

Sage Machado crafts healing vibes into her jewelry

It's obvious when meeting designer Sage Machado for the first time that she is a force of nature.<p>The multihyphenate clothing designer-perfumer-artist-entrepreneur closed her Los Angeles boutique of 20 years (whose customers included Julia Roberts, Madonna, Kate Hudson, Kate Beckinsale and<p>Jessica …

A Guide to Help Identify Antique and Vintage Necklaces

01 of 11<p>Bayadère Necklace Example<p>The name Bayadère references a style of braided necklace composed of strings or strands of beads, usually seed …

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber

Inspired by the belief that amber jewelry tends to be “strictly defined and conditioned by tradition,” Emilia Kohut created Superfine Jewelry to …

Jewelry