Kelley Manning

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HomeMade Modern EP36 Ironbound Bookcase

This DIY bookshelf project has a nice rustic, modern look and is easily created from angle irons and 2x10s.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>Two 2x10 (8' long) <i><br>Available at</i> …


The 18 Fastest, Lightest, Quietest Hair Dryers

These superstar dryers will make summertime blowouts painless and quick.<p>To air-dry or to blow-dry: That is the dilemma we face every morning when the last thing we want to do is hold up a heavy dryer and blast hot air on our head. But the alternative is frizz. Thankfully, there's a ton of hair …

Seven Kitchen Design Mistakes Everyone Makes

Scott Dresner has been building and designing kitchens and bathrooms, big and small, since the 1980s (about 7,000 projects by his estimation), so he …

Tell Us: What's Your Biggest Kitchen Design Mistake?

(Image credit: Shutterstock)<p>Arrrrrrggh. My neighbor redid her kitchen last year and is now annoyed that the cupboards in her island are on the side …


Apartment Therapy on Twitter: "Colman’s converted stable dates back to 1850; these days, it’s much less horsey. #HouseTour"

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The Key to an Always-Tidy House: An Open Door Policy

You may have seen a version of a cartoon that states with exasperation, "I get most of my housecleaning done in the ten minutes before visitors …


Apartment Therapy on Twitter: "These everyday gifts have just a little bit of luxe to make them super special."

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Mom vs. Dad: Who's to Blame?

Parenting isn't a competition.<p>When it comes to raising kids, comparing how you're doing to other parents or measuring your kid's development against others their age is just not a good idea. Children are like snowflakes -- annoying, loud, inconvenient, smelly snowflakes. They're all annoying and …

10 Happy Kitchens

Create a bright, cheerful, and fun kitchen.<p>It's often the center of household activity so why not make it bright, cheerful, and fun?

35 Hearty Fall Recipes That'll Warm You Right Up

Autumn weather calls for serious comfort food.<p>These autumn dishes check off every box. They're filling, easy to make and perfect for a chilly fall day.

7 Cool LED Lighting Designs

Innovative, sculptural, and sleek light designs.<p>New LED bulbs last up to 10 times longer than compact fluorescents, more than 20 times longer than incandescents, and can be made in an astonishing variety of sizes. The results? Designs that are innovative, sculptural, and sleek.

Campaign Inspired Dresser Hack

<b>Materials:</b> Hemnes dresser, sand paper, white semi-gloss paint, flat corner braces, screws, knobs/pulls<p><b>Description:</b> This super easy hack involved …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe

Almost daily, I yammer at Paul about a new DIY project I've cooked up. Almost weekly, I decide to follow through on the project. And almost monthly …

Book Review: Spruce Upholstery Guide + Giveaway - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

Last January, when I went to AltSummit, I was so thrilled to be able to take a class with Amanda Brown on making a lampshade (that’s mine above!). …

Living Rooms

Best Kids Parties: Yellow Sunshine

<b>Name:</b> Sophia, 1 <b><br>Location:</b> Monterey, CA<p>Our daughter was born amidst a tough year for our family – my mom came down with a rare illness in the last …


A Sunshine Birthday Party (with a splash of pink!) // Hostess with the Mostess®

If you have a cheerful little girl with a birthday on the horizon, then <b>Samantha Spector</b> of Milk & Honey Special Events is about to WOW you with …

25 Fabulous Waist-Up Holiday Party Looks

When you're standing in the middle of a crowded party, it's only what people see from the waist up that matters. So in order to wow at your holiday party (and in the group shots...

Top 10 Most Creative Art Projects by Parents in 2013

In 2013, there was no shortage of creative ideas. In fact, we here at My Modern Met put out about 4,500 posts showing you story after story of ordinary people making extraordinary works of art. Of course, there was one group who not only inspired us but stole our hearts. They were the mothers and …

Top 10

Weekend readers' best photographs: prepare

From books to bikes: your best pictures on this week's theme, prepare.<p>The next topic is pamper (to appear January 11). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to by noon on Tuesday December 17; please supply …

Pictures of the week: 25 years of Weekend

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, they look at past and present covers to celebrate 25 years of Weekend magazine.

To Hell with Blown Highlights

Here is a good example why it is so important to work the scene to get the best results from a shoot. We were camped on a 3000m ridge while …