Melissa

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4 Lessons From TED Talks on How to Find Inner Calm and Happiness

Want a happier life? Stop rushing through it.<p>How much time do you intend to spend reading this post? A couple of minutes? A few seconds? The problem with our modern lives is that we're always pushing so hard to get our work done, visit that exciting new place, and connect with our many friends in …

25 Homely Elements To Include In A Rustic Décor

<b>Defined, rustic style</b> is a design emphasis on rugged, natural beauty. It embraces nature-inspired textures, simple and earthy colors, and ultimately …

7 Amazing Bathroom Makeovers You Won't Believe

New Color, Cabinets, and Tile Freshen Up a Tired-Looking Kitchen

This kitchen was in desperate need of a facelift, and the results are stunning.<p>This kitchen was in desperate need of a facelift, and the results are stunning.

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

10 DIY Ideas That Will Make a Big Impact in a Room

Know you'll have a few hours strung together this weekend to tackle a DIY project or two? Looking for something that will dramatically change the …

Countertops

Go for the Gold: 15 Gold Leaf DIY Projects

The extreme cold temperatures gripping much of the country this winter have many of us going a little stir crazy (yes, I am hands down one of them!). …

Winter Olympics

DIY Idea: Make a Balanced Bookshelf

My friend Jaime recently shared this super cool decor installation piece from Cush Design Studio on her always excellent site, Design Milk. Entitled …

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 …