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Expert Advice: An Architect’s 15 Essential Tips for Designing the Kitchen

With more than 50 kitchen projects under his belt, Jerome Buttrick of Buttrick Projects (formerly Buttrick Wong Architects) is a veteran of kitchen …


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Kitchen of the Week: A Hip, Low-Key Kitchen in Topanga Canyon<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Steal This Look: A Courageously Colorful Kitchen for a New York Artist<p>by …


12 Removable Adhesive Products All Renters Should Know About

Renters like nice things too! And, thankfully, each year more and more products emerge that are removable and won't jeopardize your security deposit …

5 Most Popular Pins on Pinterest This Week: The Smallest Kitchen Ever, a Glamorous Dressing Room, and More

A small kitchen, a dressing room, & more.<p>What's popular on Pinterest right now? This week it's the smallest kitchen we've ever seen, a glamorous dressing room, and a summer dessert. For more design inspiration, follow House Beautiful's Pinterest boards.

Interior Design

Yes, 400 Square Feet Can Feel Spacious. Here's How.

8 tips that make it easy to live in one room.<p>Top photo stylist and head stylist at One Kings Lane, Andrew Stewart, gives eight tips that make it easy to live in one room.

Home Decorating

The 15 Coolest Things We Found Out About The Unclaimed Baggage Center

Guitars, headphones, suitcases and vacuums -- an odd assortment of sorts, but the kind of things you'd expect to find at any local superstore around the corner. But what if we told you that you could find all this (and even a suit of armor!) at the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Alabama?<p>Welcome to the …

10 Ways Travel Changed My Life Forever

I bought a one-way ticket to Iceland on a weekday afternoon hiding behind my computer screen, and a few weeks later I found myself with no job, moved out of my apartment and almost all of my things sold. One amazing month-long backpacking trip later, I'm back in the states surfing couches, …

How to Pack for 10 Days in a Carry-On

A ten-day trip to India with everything you need in one carry-on bag? Yes, it’s possible. Here’s how to do it.

9 Fabulous Bedrooms for Every Style

A space for every style.<p>From modern to traditional, we've got a space for every style. Plus, see more ideas for beautiful bedroom decorating.

Interior Design

44 Household Items You're Using Wrong

Use these hacks to make the most out of what's around your house.<p>....And how to use them better. Use these hacks to make the most out of what's around your house.This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com

iOS 7 Beta 6 for iPad Released

Last night Apple released iOS 7 beta 6 to iOS developers. This is by far the smallest of the iOS 7 betas thus far, weighing in at a measly 13MB or so. As that size would indicate, this isn’t a very substantial beta / update.<p>The primary reason for its release appears to be that it resolves a …

Best Free iPad App of the Week

Great apps and a huge selection of great apps are a big part of what makes the iPad such an amazing device. There are excellent apps for just about any purpose you can think of – from serious productivity to pure entertainment. Better still, there are lots of great free apps for the iPad. Our Best …

Google Now for Android adds cards for car rentals, concert tickets, shared commutes, and more

Google Now is steadily getting more powerful, predicting all kinds of things you'd like to look up on your smartphone and collating them in one place. Now, on top of items like public transit reminders and trivia about the television programs you're currently watching, Google has just added the …

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.

Home Decorating

Gandhi's Daily Scripture Readings for Peace

When writer Louis Fischer visited Gandhi's ashram in 1942, he noticed a picture of Jesus on the wall -- the only wall hanging around -- with the caption, "He is our peace." "But you are not a Christian," he said to Gandhi.<p>"I am a Christian and a Hindu and a Muslim and a Jew," Gandhi answered.<p>"Then …

Summer Luxury in Italy

Summer in Italia is as close as mortals get... to heaven. Sun-bathed piazzas, colorful, aromatic farmers markets, sensual people throbbing to different music 24 hours a day. If Alaska is the land of the Midnight Sun, Italia is the terra of the Midnight Fun.<p>Italians are different than Americans, …

5 Ways Technology Is Ruining Travel - Vagabondish

Although technology is so integrated with how I travel, I realize that that is not always a good thing. While making life easier and more efficient, …

The Sweet Life in Paris

• <b>Author:</b> David Lebovitz<p><b>From the New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen, a deliciously funny, offbeat, and irreverent look at the city of lights, cheese, chocolate, and other confections.</b><br>Like so many others, David Lebovitz dreamed about living in Paris ever since he first visited the …

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Vacation Home Rentals, Architectural Gems | BoutiqueHomes

Impressed...<p>I have to mention to my success indeed with my <b>home</b> on BoutiqueHomes' <b>vacation home rental</b>... massive page views and inquiries... a …


10 Inspirational Sentences That Could Change Your Life

Looking for a little bit of motivation? Then check out the newest Lifehack video that features ten inspirational sentences that may change your life. …

Keep Cut Flowers Fresh with a Charcoal Briquette

If you have some charcoal left over from your Fourth of July barbecue, set aside a few briquettes to keep flowers fresh around your home.<p>You've …

Cut Flowers

Calories in Nuts Chart: Which Are The Lowest Calorie?

Nuts. There are lots of them. And a lot to know about their nutritional content.<p>Nuts are healthy, but can also be high in fat. The nutritional values …


It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

Interior Design

The Truth About Bedbugs

It’s become a rite of summer for the talking heads on the local news programs: a hysteria-inducing hotel bedbug epidemic story. The teary tales of vacations ruined, the zooms on the tiny red welts, and the infographic of the life cycle of the tiny invaders whose Latin name, <i>Cimex lectularius</i>, makes …

Taxicab Etiquette

Taxicab etiquette may not seem of the utmost importance -- you don't need it to get through dinner with your new in-laws, for example -- but for those who travel frequently, knowing what to do and what not to do in a taxicab is essential. From knowing how much to tip to knowing what to do if you …

Europe's Best Hidden Eats

From local holes-in-the-wall to trendy clandestine establishments, travelers to Europe have plenty of ways to veer off the tired tourist track when they dine. At these hidden spots, whether a secret late-night bakery in Lisbon or a dynamic pop-up in London, diners can immerse themselves in the …