Karen Harju

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Simple Christmas Food Gifts

Better Homes and Gardens shows a few fantastic ways to combine your love of food with your love of crafts and give the combo as gifts this holiday season. I know a few people on my list who would love to receive a ‘smores kit under the tree!


How-To: Pancake Stuffed French Toast

Double up on your syrup-drenched breakfast foods by giving your French toast a pancake center with this decadent version of the traditional “toad-in-a-hole” from Nick Chipman of Dude Foods.<p>[via Neatorama]

Top to Toe Lavish Bathrooms

• 1 |<p>This swath of creamy tiles views like a luxurious wallpaper, complete with a large repeat pattern that brings a feeling of expense. The textured …

Exquisite Wooden Bathtub Designs Imprinting a Unique Room Character

<b>Wooden bathtubs</b> are an excellent choice for a dream interior. Every bathtub in this collection by <b>Unique Wood Design</b> has its own unique character and …

The Ultimate Makers Holiday Gift Guide 2015 - Craft | Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

* Street prices may vary<p>Community Editor for <i>Make:</i> I get ridiculously excited seeing people make things. I just want to revel in the creativity of the masses! My favorite thing in the world is sharing the hard work of a Maker.<p>Introduce electronics into your craft projects with the Flora sewable …

50+ Impossibly Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Cooking has never looked so colorful.<p>Whether your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy or modern and sleek, these tile design ideas have you covered.

Inside Fashion Designer Michael Bastian's Small, Cozy Bedroom

He's collaborated with GANT and has won the CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year award. His fashion philosophy: Take a classic and make it better. This bedroom suits him to a T.<p><b>Barbara King: Your flair for design obviously isn't limited to fashion. Have you ever thought of doing a home</b> …

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A Small, But Elegant and Stylish Kitchen in New York City

Metallic wallpaper adds glamour.<p>Her kitchen may be on the small side, but designer Sheila Bridges didn't let that cramp her style. An elegant silvery-blue wallpaper adds some unexpected excitement to a tiny space. Read the interview with Bridges here.

House Beautiful on Twitter: "Top Pin of the Day: A Romantic and Elegant Closet http://t.co/jYMV62US2I http://t.co/VCTRb129wy"

Butter Toffee Candy Bar Shots in Edible Chocolate Shot Glasses

I can hardly believe we're sailing into November this week! As we cruise into these major holiday months, my attention is turned toward entertaining. …

Rainbow Crunch-Mallow Peanut Butter Bars -with yoyomax12

Inside Elizabeth L. Gilbert's Safari Tent Bedroom

The adventurous photojournalist has called Africa home for two decades. Though she now has a house of her own, this tent in Kenya furnishes all the comforts of home when she's on safari.<p>Photo: Georgina Goodwin<p><b>Barbara King: If ever I'm in need of a tent decorator, I'll call on you.</b><p><b>Elizabeth L.</b> …

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The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

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How to Make a Chalkboard Window

Chalkboard windows are such a great way to add some charm into your home. Old windows can be found at flea markets, thrift stores, and even on the …

A Week's Worth of Cheesy Recipes from Cowgirl Creamery

<i>All this week, Sue Conley and Peggy Smith from Cowgirl Creamery will be sharing recipes from their forthcoming cookbook Cowgirl Creamery Cooks, answering our questions, and giving away a book every day.</i><p><i>Today: We'll take one last look into the wide world of cheese.</i><p>Let's face it, everyone loves …

Bridge House: Home Across A Stream

• 1 |<p>The cabin itself actually spans a river, balancing atop heavy stone columns and giving unparalleled views of the surrounding forest.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The …

Smoky Red Pepper, Broccoli & Veggie Sausage Pasta

Has anyone experienced their first snowfall of the season yet? I've heard of snow sightings from friends further north in Ontario the past couple of …

Top Pin of the Day: A Colorful Boot Room

See what's trending today. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>Designer Charles O. Schwarz III reconfigured the family room in an upstate New York house, to create space for the new "boot room." So that the knots of the pine paneling would show through — "for character" — he …

Chocolate Turtle Pumpkin Torte

Sometimes I'll fall in love with a song and listen to it on repeat for hours. It satisfies some longing in the soul. That's kind of how I feel right …

Baked Caramel Apple Cheesecake Dumplings

<i>Thanks to Werther’s Original® for sponsoring this recipe post!</i><p>I may have achieved some sort of maximum gym awkwardness today. I was super proud of …