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The Paint Makeover That Can Make You Look Younger

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

Tour a Los Angeles Cottage with "Granny-Chic" Charm

Family-friendly, cozy design in Los Angeles.<p>On a small street off Sunset Boulevard, there's a little cottage that could be on the East Coast or even in the English countryside. It's as pretty as can be, and designer Schuyler Samperton unabashedly plays up its granny-chic charm.

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13 Things a Grown Up Woman Should Never Have In Her Home

We tapped some of our favorite designers to tell us what they think. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p><b>1. Excessive frills.</b> Too much of a good thing goes bad. "Don't paint your whole house pink and put ruffles on everything," says designer Nicole Fuller. "It's not sexy."<p><b>2. Silk</b> …

3 Steps to a Family-Friendly and Functional Kitchen

Libby Langdon, designer and host of the TV show, Daykeover, shares an easy makeover for a kitchen.<p>""These days, staying in is the new going out, and all the action usually happens in the kitchen. Make it functional and family-friendly — but also super-stylish!" —<i>Libby Langdon</i><p><i>Photo: David A. Land</i><p><b>1.</b> …

11 Things Every Kitchen Should Have

Updating your kitchen? We asked designer Mick De Giulio — who designed his first kitchen when he was 19 and has 3,000 projects under his belt — to give us a list of what he thinks are the essentials.<p><b>1. Natural Light</b><p>Look for ways to maximize light, from eliminating cabinets next to windows to using …

Things You Should Never, Ever Clean With

And the items you could be destroying if you do<p><b>1.Vinegar:</b> Using vinegar on hardwood floors, natural tiles, and granite countertops can damage the finish causing them to appear dull.<p><b>2.Soap/detergent:</b> Using soaps and detergents can be harsh and damage rugs and leather—it can also leave behind residue.<p>…