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Articles about enclave modern cottages new yorks hudson valley on - 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 …

New York City

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 …

150+ Designer Kitchens for Every Style

Allow these culinary hot spots to stir up major inspiration for your own home.<p>We've gathered all our best cooking hubs in one place – from country casual to sleek and modern. Which one inspires you most?

Interior Design

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 …


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 …

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 …

5 Ways to Merge Your Different Wedding Styles

You're engaged and planning a wedding. Yet, it appears that you and your fiancé couldn't be farther apart on your visions for your Big Day. You like shabby chic, while he likes architecturally modern and stark. You adore strawberry filling, but he's a coconut man all the way. You dream of pinks and …

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 …

Living Rooms

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 …

Gwyneth Paltrow

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>Choose Upholstery You Can Easily Clean</b><p>"You can have soft upholstered …

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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

Hatchet Restoring (Viking-ish)<p>Rockets Class<p>It went much simpler when I still had the time for frequent and long hiking trips: put the map, some food, …

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 …

New York Times

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

Nothing says "namaste" quite like purple.<p>Rich hues and soft pastels lend a calming feeling to these spaces.

Interior Design

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<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 …

New York City

Ideas & Advice

Photo<p>26 Must-Have Wedding Photos You Don’t Want to Miss<p>Trust us—you’ll want to capture all of these moments.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>Your Complete Guide to …

Elizabeth Fillmore Wedding Dresses are Garden-Inspired for Fall 2015

This season, Pnina Tornai's bridal collection combines sultry silhouttes with unexpected touches. See every look from the collection here.

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 Fun (and Easy!) Temporary Wallpapers

Update your space at a moment's notice.<p>Easy on, easy off — it's a revolution in wall covering! Check out these removable designs and give your walls a refresh that's commitment-free.

Home Decorating

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of, 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 …