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20 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Pillows

From cool couches to candy cookies, this week is all about movies, vegging out, and getting cozy. How can you properly get all snuggled up without some good looking pillows?<p>Here are 20 DIY pillow projects to add to your homespun home decor to-do list. Stay tuned for our own pillow tricks later this …

Crafting

Add Color to Your Kitchen with Balloon-Dipped Mason Jars

Bored of your current glassware selection? Or maybe just want to add a temporary pop of color? Balloons to the rescue! With a couple strategic snips of any standard balloon, you can turn a jar into a classy color-dipped piece of glassware. Now all you need is the right cocktail to serve!<p><b>Materials:</b> …

Entertainment, News, and Lifestyle for Moms

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Pets

How to Create Decorative Balloon Flowers

Turning balloons into flowers is a very simple but original way to create decorations for the perfect little princess party or an afternoon tea with …

Artistic Functionality of Reclaimed Wood Stumps

Using leftover stumps helps refresh a room. They would also be a vivid reminiscence of our place in nature and our power to destroy and care for it. …

Weekend Project: A Crazy Pom Pom Rug

22 Comments<p>Pip Lincolne has a fun and crazy (and I bet soft) pom pom rug project in the latest issue of Frankie Magazine - that I'm loving! She says …

Crafting

Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes

80 Comments<p>Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley<p>I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of …

Crafting

33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

baked chicken meatballs

As it turns out, I’m a sucker for a good meatball. It’s a funny thing because ground meat has rarely done it for me; I’m certain I’m the lone …

Recipes

Baked Banana French Toast

February 6, 2012<p>Who doesn’t like french toast? I never really eat it, but when I do, I always think why has it been so long. And then another three …

Breakfast

Spectrum Fantastic Art Live

5 Go-Anywhere Gadgets for the Techy Traveler

When it's time to hit the road, these gadgets will help make the trip easier and a lot more fun.

Gear & Gadgets

Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

An all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.<p>On its website, the Bexar County BiblioTech …

How Windows Phone guards against malware

It seems like every couple of weeks we see another report cautioning people about the danger of malicious apps—sneaky software that tracks your …

Meet Hacking Team, the company that helps the police hack you

Hacking Team may not have any clients in the US yet, but it's not for lack of trying<p>In 2001, a pair of Italian programmers wrote a program called Ettercap, a "comprehensive suite for man-in-the-middle attacks" — in other words, a set of tools for eavesdropping, sniffing passwords, and remotely …

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.

Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).<p>It's never too early to instill a good sense of design into your kids.<p>This curvaceous Missouri home, which we first spotlighted in 2012 for its sunken outdoor fire pit, grew …

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“Despite the economical climate of the UK and having a well paid stable job I quit to concentrate on Bespoke full time”

<b>This story is about…</b><p><b>Female Entrepreneur:</b> Charlotte Lynham<p><b>Company:</b> Luxuria Lifestyle<p><b>Location:</b> UK<p><b>Age range:</b> 20s<p>What motivated you to start your …

11 Ways that Keep You Focused

Many studies and researches have resulted in confirming the theory; better focus brings about better results. And that’s true in any activity. …

Harvard Business School

ShopPad Raises $500K To Instantly Turn Online Shops Into iPad-Friendly Websites

ShopPad, an e-commerce platform that turns retailers’ desktop websites into tablet-optimized experiences, is today announcing $500,000 in seed funding for its software-as-a-service technology now used by more than 10,000 online merchants. Angels in the round include Mashery co-founder and CEO of …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

What Fashion Designer Rebecca Minkoff Eats for Breakfast

Fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff tells us about her morning routine, and wrestling with her son<p><i>Welcome to My Morning Routine, where we take a look at how people kick-start the day. And by "people" we mean celebrities.</i><p>Fashion designer<p>Rebecca Minkoff is best known for her handbags, which often …

Breakfast

Four Out of Five Malware Menaces Choose Android

Android is the world’s most widely used smartphone operating system. It’s also the one most often targeted by malware ne’er-do-wells.<p>According to a …

Android News

Now With 10M Users, Wanelo Adds Search And ‘Stories’ To Its Hot Social Shopping App

Today Wanelo, the online platform that lets people discover and share things they “want, need, and love,” issued an update to its iOS app that brings two handy new features, search and “stories,” to its mobile shopping experience.<p>In general, Wanelo has emerged as a powerful player in the social …

On the Red Couch with Mark Armstrong of Longreads and Pocket

Inside Flipboard / August 7, 2013<p>One day about four years ago, Mark Armstrong, a former journalist, asked his followers on Twitter to recommend …

Android dominates the tablet market, with 67% of global shipments

We already know that Android is, and has been for a while, the most dominant force in the smartphone market, but the tablet market is an area which has typically been a bit harder to crack. However, the latest research put together by <i>Strategy Analytics</i> shows that Android is also breaking away from …

Mobile

Move Over Google Glass — GlassUp Is A Less Creepy And Much Cheaper Pair Of AR Specs

Right now Google Glass sits at the apogee of geeky, wearable technology. Last month, interviewing a Glass-wearing Robert Scoble, Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman memorably debunked it in his opening question as “that thing on your head. ” Getting non-techie people to view Glass as anything other than …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …