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Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that …

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5 Investing Secrets Only the Pros Know

Let's face it: A financial planner can offer sound guidance when it comes to managing your money, but no one cares more about your accounts than you …

Making Your Own Mustard Is Easier Than You Think

If you've never thought to make your own mustard, now is the time. Spring is here. Summer barbecues filled with hot dogs and hamburgers are on the horizon. In other words, you'll be needing a lot of mustard soon. Making mustard from scratch is easier than it sounds, and it's well worth your …

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10 Things NOT To Do On A Cruise

<i>By Zachary Laks</i><p>Whether it's your first time sailing or you're a veteran of the seas, cruises can be a bit tricky to figure out. After all, the biggest ships are like floating cities, filled with restaurants, bars, shows, spas, and other perks to enjoy on your journey. That being said, it's easy to …

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How To Best Take Care Of Your Skin At Night

While it's (fairly) common knowledge that going to bed without washing your face is bad for your skin, it's not always clear what should follow in your evening skincare routine?<p>Should you exfoliate? When do you put on eye cream? Can you simply slather on an extra layer of lotion at night?<p>According …

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These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

8 Surprising Uses for Plastic Wrap

Got an excess of plastic wrap? Here are 8 astonishing new uses.<p><b>1. Keep a paint roller from drying out</b><p>Are you mid-paint, ready to break for the night, but don't want your rollers to get crusty and sad by the morning? Try this tip from The Ugly Duckling House and wrap your wet paint rollers in …

Aisle Do: Bridal Makeup Do's and Don'ts

Exchanging vows is something most girls dream about, so everything has to be perfect. You've got the gorgeous guy (or gal), the ring and the dress, but one factor that can often be high on the anxiety list is the makeup. The tendency may be to go big (it's a celebration!), but flamboyance isn't …

14 DIY Versions of Your Fave Cereals

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so shouldn’t it involve more than just a bowlful of off-the-shelf sugar (or simply a mugful of coffee)? These 14 homemade cereal recipes offer a more healthful spin on some of our childhood faves. Whip up a big batch over the weekend to make morning …

Baby Changing Tables Galore: Ideas & Inspiration

Are you busy planning the design and decor of your baby-to-be’s nursery? One major element of baby’s bedroom is the changing station, where all the …

Quick Yet Thoughtful Gift Ideas

Some people have their holiday presents picked out, purchased and neatly wrapped months before December is even here.<p>I am not one of those people.<p>It's not that I don't care about buying gifts or that I don't want to deal with shopping or anything like that. It just seems that every year I get …

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What Exactly Is Half And Half?

You use it in your coffee every morning, or at least you know someone who does. It's a fixture in your daily routine and at diners across the country. We're talking, of course, about half and half. You may see it everywhere, but do you know exactly what half and half is? Allow us to take the …

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100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

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13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

Top 15 International Destinations for 2015

Every New Year's resolution involves three key ingredients -- the commitment to better one's self, the passion to try something new, and the inevitable promise to venture beyond one's comfort zone -- and no one act accomplishes those goals more than international travel.<p>With 2015 on the horizon, …

How To Work With Oddly-Shaped Bedroom Walls

Interior designer Cheryl Lynn Doyle decorates around challenging architecture.<p>The room <b>BEFORE</b> designer Cheryl Lynn Doyle got her hands on it.<p>At this year's 7th annual DC Design House, a six-bedroom, five-full and two-half bath estate just outside of Washington D.C. was completely revamped all for a …

7 Homemade Fresh Fruit Ice Pop Recipes

Need to chill? Popsicles in flavors like honey-peach and chocolate pudding will cool you off—and satisfy the kid in you.<p>Hibiscus-Pomegranate …

Why Hitting the Snooze Button Can Screw Up Your Entire Day

<b>What you do:</b> The amount of sleep you get never feels like enough, so you use your snooze button to tack on an extra 10, 20, 30 minutes...whatever you …

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The 7 Most Common Ways to Screw Up Your Chocolate Chip Cookies

It might seem impossible to mess up chocolate chip cookies, but people do. Here are the 7 mistakes you should avoid when baking them.<p>Chocolate chip cookies might be the first thing you ever baked—scoops from a tub of cookie dough, dropped straight onto your baking sheet. Though those drop-and-bake …

27 Red Velvet Desserts That Want To Be Your Valentine

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Readers' Real Home Makeover Ideas

Reader-tested tips to update a room.<p>We asked you to post ideas for transforming a room on House Beautiful's Facebook page. Here are some favorites.

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The 33 Cutest Cakes Of 2013

If you ever doubt that the world is a beautiful place, just remember: We'll always have sugar, butter, and flour.

Top 10 Things to Do in Paris at Christmas

You probably won't be able to jet over to Paris for Christmas. But if you could, here are ten fun things to do (excerpted from the Rick Steves' European Christmas book). Read these and imagine a Joyeux Noël in the City of Light:<p><b>Manèges de Noël: Christmas Carousels</b><p>These seasonal merry-go-rounds pop …

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3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello Budget Travel.</i><p><b>BIRMINGHAM, U.K.: A foodie destination in England's heartland</b><p>Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or …

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Artist Brings Instagram Into the Real World by Putting Up Cardboard Instagram Frames

If you’re already of the opinion that Instagram has infiltrated too much of your life, we suggest you stay away from London for a little bit, because …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

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