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Beautiful DIY Chair Upholstery Ideas to Inspire

No matter how chic the décor or carefully planned the layout, a room is not complete without seating. For more traditional living and dining rooms, …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

10 Must-Haves by 30: Interiors Edition

Worry not, it doesn't include your "forever furniture"<p>Worry not, it doesn't include your "forever furniture." Plus, see the 11 things every fashionable woman should have in her closet by 30. <i>Via ELLEDecor.com</i>

Best Airlines for Free Stopovers

The secret to getting two vacations for nearly the price of one? Free stopovers. A lot of major airlines offer free or low-cost stops in hub cities to flyers continuing on to other end-point destinations. Tiresome layovers or breakneck connections these are not. Stopovers are overnight or …

Top 10 Dublin Spots with a Literary History

Walk into any classic pub in Dublin and there's one thing you won't hear: a television. This is intentional—pubs are for drinking and talking, not …

Italy's lesser-known regions

Perhaps you have already seen the art and archaeology in Rome, the lemons on the Amalfi Coast and the winking mosaics of Venice’s San Marco. Maybe you just don’t like crowds, or busy streets or tourist menus; or perhaps you just want to see a different side of Italy, one that’s more intimate and …

10 Breathtaking Gardens

From endless acreage to a tiny terrace, these meticulously manicured retreats (sourced from some of our favorite tastemakers on Instagram) left us in awe.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> With a little ingenuity and some sharp clippers, basic bushes can become modern masterpieces.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> Attempt to conceal the concrete …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p>More thrills: the world's scariest hikes and scariest bridges<p>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below

7 Makeup Tips Nobody Told You About

It has taken me years to learn specific techniques, and develop my skills as a makeup artist. Overtime there are a few tips I have picked-up that have taught me to be more effective in my application. I have learned that you don't have to be a professional to apply makeup that looks beautiful and …

Fashion Hacks: Online Shopping Edition

The best insider tips and tricks to scoring that perfect piece<p>There will always be the woman who bookmarks Net-a-Porter or MyTheresa, adds the latest arrivals of her liking to her cart and chooses next day shipping—voilà, online shopping accomplished. But some of us enjoy the thrill of the hunt a …

How to Negotiate a Job Offer

If you have been offered the job of a lifetime, you may feel ready to jump at just about any offer passed across the table. However, the best way to …

Employment

How to Answer "Tell Me Something About Yourself" in a Job Interview

Job interviews are often full of vague, sometimes frustrating questions. One you’ve likely heard multiple times is the dreaded “Tell me something …

Employment

30 Retro Hair + Makeup Tutorials Inspired by Old Hollywood

Old Hollywood glamour? Oh yeah, it’s back and better than ever. While watching many red carpets over the past few months, we lost count of how many retro hairstyles we saw. Looks like vintage trends are all the rage, and we’re definitely jumping on that bandwagon. We’re taking a break from …

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

7 Chic Decorating Ideas for Your Mantel

Make the most out of this focal point.<p>1. A bust, porcelain pots, candlestick hurricanes, geodes, and a collage of leaning framed prints.<p>2. A line-up of bowls juxtaposed with a contemporary art piece and glittering lights.<p>3. A trio of sculptural vases.<p>4. Pictures of friends and family, and other …

Steal 5 Budget-Friendly Office Decor Tips From Kelly Oxford

<i>It only took one (sneak) peek at Leandra Medine's new office space for us to see that the folks at Homepolish — the interior geniuses responsible for</i> …

12 Tricks That Girls With Straight, Fine Hair Should Know

"Just sleep with it in a braid," friends have told me. "Just use some mousse and scrunch it with your hands," others have suggested. "How about a curling iron?"<p>Nope, nope and nope. As any girl with fine, limp hair like mine knows, the easy fixes that work for wavy or curly hair won't do their magic …

How to Paint a Portrait of a Dog

Painting a dog portrait can be a challenging endeavor for a beginner, but very rewarding when you can capture your dog's individual personality. This …

The Escape: Angela Pham Heads South to Charleston

Click through for her guide to Charleston.<p>Photographer and vintage-lover Angela Pham recently escaped to Charleston, South Carolina to avoid New York's snow and subzero temperatures. Down South, Pham uncovered the city's hidden gems, including a must-see destination for any Chanel lover, and where …

A Bold Bathroom With a Chevron Floor

A luminous bathroom with a dramatic detail.<p>In a New York City bathroom designed by Alla Akimova, the walls and surfaces are made of glass. But in this luminous room, the drama is really on the floor tile. Read the interview with the designer.

Foundation 101: 9 Ways to Give Yourself a Flawless Face

The key to flawless looking skin starts with beauty basics. First, there’s skincare upkeep like moisturizing, exfoliating, and protecting your mug from the sun—no brainers, right? But after that comes the tricky part: applying foundation. Take it from us, it’s way more complicated than it …

Fashion Magazine Covers Were So Much More Glamorous In The 1950s

It's an indisputable fact that the 1950s were a more glamorous time than the present, sneaker-filled world we live in. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the covers of fashion magazines from the era, which showcase the then-contemporary fashions in vivid, Kodachrome-worthy colors.<p>With …

Etsy Shop: The Painted House

Take your stamping off the paper and onto your walls with these amazing rubber paint rollers from the Painted House. Visit their shop on Etsy for …

Etsy Sellers: Easy Ways to Streamline Shipping - Business - Small business - Entrepreneur.com | NBC News

Etsy entrepreneur Angie Campbell knew something had to change. She packed and shipped the wooden iPad stands for her Etsy shop Roostic out of her kitchen and dining room. That meant rooms full of packing clutter, sometimes forcing her to eat a microwaved dinner while sitting on her kitchen …

Small Business

From eBay to Etsy and beyond: what to consider when selling goods online

Four internet retailers share their experiences of selling their products through different online marketplace stores<p>The internet has offered many businesses a much wider customer base than they would have been able to access through traditional retailing. Now it is possible for someone …

How To Sell More On Etsy

So, you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and put your wonderful creative wares up for sale on Etsy: hooray! The first step to selling on Etsy is …

eCommerce

Etsy-nomics lets sellers stitch together a living with new pattern

The creations are tiny — images painted on 3-by-5-inch discarded library catalog cards. But they’re a big hit on Vickie Moore’s Etsy shop, WingedWorld, allowing the 41-year-old mother of two to supplement her part-time job as a newspaper reporter.<p>“I thought I would have a few sales a month,” she …

15 Easy Home Upgrade Ideas

Update without a big overhaul.<p>You can give your house a makeover without doing a big renovation - or having a big budget. These are some of our best home makeover tips: quick, simple, and stylish.