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Articles about enclave modern cottages new yorks hudson valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

At Hudson Woods, architect Drew Lang creates a modern community with a strong local flavor.<p>With a little faith and a lot of foresight, Keisha Martin entrusted Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles to revitalize a derelict...<p>Following the Dwell Store’s first physical appearance at Dwell on Design Los …

Hudson Valley

10 Places in France Every Woman Should Go

Ten places, from Marcia DeSanctis’ 100, that every woman should go to in France.

This Wedding Invitation Suite Has 14 Pieces of Paper (Find Out Why!)

Fourteen pieces of paper may seem like a lot, but it's not unusual for an ultra-formal wedding invitation. The invitation suite below (designed by …

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

Stunning Photo Collection Documents Beautiful Light Throughout NYC

<i>NY Through the Lens</i> is a visual documentation of NYC-based photographer Vivienne Gucwa's explorations throughout the city. From the young age of 17, Gucwa has been living on her own and working many jobs to stay afloat. As a way to manage personal stress, she would go for long walks for “as far as …

Photography

How to Say Yes in French

Community Tested<p>The basic way to say “yes” in French is “oui,” but there are multiple affirmative responses you can give when you intend to say …

France

Steal Our Style Secrets for Pulling Off a Vineyard Wedding

Planning a vineyard wedding is perfect if you want the best of a relaxed and rustic vibe with a dash chic style mixed in at a venue with some …

How to Be a Good Neighbor | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by</i> <i>John Corcoran</i><i>.</i><p>A new family moved in next door to me a few weeks ago, but to my 3-year-old son, you would have …

Portable Folding Picnic Table Stretches To Hold More People

You're shopping for a cool little portable table that you can bring to picnics, campings and afternoons at the beach. And you can't decide whether to …

6 Historic Luxury Mansions You Can Buy for Under $300,000

Would you like a 9-bedroom, tudor estate built for a licorice tycoon for only $299,000?<p>Have you ever dreamt of owning a sprawling estate fit for a Dowager Countess, but sighed thinking it was hopeless without an extra inheritance to spare? As it turns out, it isn't (as long as you're willing to …

Before & After: A Dingy Kitchen Gets A Modern Makeover

This 70's kitchen gets a complete overhaul.<p>When Melissa Picheny, President of New York-based Declutter and Design, got her hands on this outdated galley kitchen of the 70's, she knew she'd have to overhaul "every square inch to make the most storage space and to make the room feel bigger."<p>Starting …

Gwyneth Paltrow's Assistant Gets A Small Space Makeover

The goop maven's right hand man gets a Cali-cool apartment makeover.<p><i>Photo courtesy of goop.</i><p>Gwyneth Paltrow's assistant Kevin Keating is taking center stage today as his Los Angeles apartment makeover makes headlines at Paltrow's own site goop, as well as Homepolish, the company who handled the …

Small Spaces

5 Commandments for Kid-Friendly Decorating

Designers share their best advice for decorating when you have young children in the house.<p><i>Designer Brooke Davenport and daughters Charlotte, 6, and Chloe, 13. Tour her bright white Los Angeles house. Photo by Victoria Pearson</i><p><b>Invest in Versatile Storage</b>"The key to a happy life with small children …

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The Best Beauty and Makeup Apps

From virtually trying on makeup to appointing a hairstylist to your doorstep, these are the apps you'll want to make space for on that shiny new device.<p><b>1)</b> <b>GlamScout</b><p>The next time you go gaga over a gorgeous lip or smoky shadow look in your favorite magazine, snap a photo and upload it to Glamscout. …

Essential Backcountry Camping Preparation Checklist

Torque: DIY All Terrain Electric Longboard<p>Customizable Pack Frame<p>Ultralight Foldable Backpack<p>Rockets Class<p>It went much simpler when I still had the …

Short Hair

This 1940s Hollywood Actress Made Wi-Fi Happen

"HEDY LAMARR, screen actress, was revealed today in a new role, that of an inventor," reported The New York Times on 1 October 1941. "So vital is her …

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

Inside 5 Chic Celebrity Nurseries

These celebrity moms are giving us a glimpse into the poshest spot of their homes via Instagram. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p>Stylist-turned-designer Rachel Zoe designed an ultra-glamorous, yet kid-friendly space in the nursery of her Los Angeles home. She combines a white …

Ideas & Advice

Wedding Party<p>How to Get Your Wedding Party Photos Done Super Quickly<p>Don’t waste your precious time rounding up tipsy bridesmaids.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>A …

Elizabeth Fillmore Wedding Dresses are Garden-Inspired for Fall 2015

The "Say Yes to the Dress" alum shows ruffled ball gowns, twinkling 3-D florals and sexy bodices for his first namesake collection this spring. See …

What Makes Your Honeymoon Special?

After the wedding ceremony, your honeymoon is the next event that holds such high hopes for delivering a good time. In my case, the post-matrimony …

Wondering What To Wear Under Your Wedding Dress? — Read These Tips!

The key to the perfect fit when it comes to your wedding dress? The right undergarments. If you were thinking you'd just wear that strapless bra …

11 Ways to Decorate with Florals

Bring the garden inside.<p>Bring the garden inside. It's time to update your house with this decor trend. See iconic florals reimagined here.

Interior Design

20 Totally Fun Temporary Wallpapers

We have a fear of commitment.<p>Committing to a decor style for all eternity (or, you know, something like that) is terrifying. But you don't have to give up your wallpaper dreams, because there are plenty of legitimately cool, temporary options that can be here today, gone tomorrow. Check out these …

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again.<p><b>1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow.</b><p>First, line your eyes with a pencil liner, and then lightly dust eye shadow in the same shade on top to hold the …

Jessica & Jeff - Sweetie Pies

The DIY details and personal touches in this wedding are so abundant that we can surely say that this day was truly close to our couple’s heart. And …