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Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

Hollywood personal trainer Michelle Lovitt shares her go-to exercises for strong abs.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>We asked Michelle Lovitt to create and demonstrate a firm-abs plan, and she over-delivered. Based on principles she perfected with her Hollywood clients, …

Recycle This: A Pair of Fishermen’s Cabins Turned Beachside Cabanas

While most people recycle bottles and cans, Lisbon architect Manuel Aires Mateus salvaged a pair of old fishermen’s cabins to create a rustic rental …

13 Common SEO Mistakes to Avoid

Online marketers spend a lot of time demystifying Search Engine Optimization (SEO), from the jargon and rules to new updates and algorithms. As the technology continue to advance, what you might know about SEO a year ago may no longer apply today.<p>Since SEO can be quite complex in its ever-adapting …

How To Create Dreamy Bedrooms Using Bed curtains

The bedroom is, without any doubt, the ideal place for curtains. It’s why there are so many variations to choose from in terms of design. Canopy beds …

Interior Design

Swiss Army Building Converted Into A Modern Alpine Home

There once was an old arsenal building, constructed during the Second World War. Back then, it was used to store weapons and ammunition. Then decades …

Small Home With Smart Use of Space, Taiwan

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>This modern office space quickly becomes a bedroom retreat with a Murphy bed hiding in the wall. It is a smart use of the space as even when …

Taipei Home Showcases Asian Minimalist Influences

• 1 |<p>The living area is the main meeting space in the home as well as the source of most of the sunlight, with its wall of windows. The long, narrow …

A Swiss Chalet Reborn (with Rooms to Rent)

Brücke 49 Hotel Pension, a modern-rustic guest house in the alpine spa town of Vals, is exactly where we’d like to be right now. Located in a 1902 …

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Kitchen of the Week: Arjan Lodder Keukens Kitchen in the Netherlands

Designer Arjan Lodder was inspired by German kitchen design when he started his company, Arjan Lodder Keukens, 20 years ago. He started …

Steal This Look: A Low-Key Luxe Bath in Los Angeles

Last week we featured the Cliffside Home of creative couple McShane and Cleo Murname of Project M+. Today, we’re revisiting their exquisitely simple, …

Handmade Holiday: 14 DIY Origami Ornaments

'Tis the season for holiday decorating! If you looking to get crafty (or if you are on a small budget this year), here are 14 cool origami projects …

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In case you haven’t noticed I’ve jumped on the contemporary Australian design bandwagon. I’m excited by the spaces being created in my country at the …

Starting from Scratch in France

Clean slates. They’re daunting, challenging and invigorating, but most of all, they’re <i>opportunities</i>. Five years ago I sold everything I owned and …

10 Small Entryway Designs With Larger-than-Life Appeal

Dealing with a small entryway? Me too. It would be amazing to open the front door and be greeted by an expansive foyer, complete with a dramatic …

Designer Visit: The Black and Green Garden of Chris Moss

Designer Chris Moss has used his own garden in Stockwell, south London, as a mood board. A dark and bright combination works so well here that he …

A New Emporium Devoted to the Tried and True

At Brighton’s new general store Workshop, the focus is on tried-and-tried housewares of wood, ceramic, and linen. “Simplicity is what best defines …

Old NYC Carriage House Renovated Into A Trendy Café

It’s definitely the season of renovations and restorations here on <i>Decoist,</i> as we’ve stumbled upon amazing projects from every corner of the globe …

Idyllic Portland Home Blends Industrial and Mid-Century Styles

The charm of big city lights, high skyscrapers and the fast-paced life often wears off quickly and we tend to find ourselves longing for a quiet, …

Fluffy Carrot Cake

Whip up a delicious treat this Easter.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 eggs<p>1/2 cup vegetable oil<p>1/2 cup applesauce<p>2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract<p>1 cup granulated sugar<p>1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon ground …

Dessert

A Peek Inside Tiffani Thiessen's Stylish Bathroom

The actress's chic bathroom in Los Angeles.<p>In actress Tiffani Thiessen's Los Angeles bathroom, one movable mirror does the work of two without blocking the view. Find out how to get the look, and for more, check out the actress's organized, A-list closet here.

Apple Dutch Baby

4 Servings<p>Summon your family to the table while this dutch baby bakes; it will be fabulously puffed when it comes out, and you’ll enjoy hearing the oohs and aahs before it deflates.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>apple cider syrup<p>4 cups apple cider<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 tablespoon light brown …

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Local Heroes: 15 Made-in-America Kitchen Classics

We work hard to source our food locally, but what about the tools we use to prepare it? Here’s our collection of all-American accessories that …

Fried Chicken Biscuits

4 Servings<p>Fried chicken on a hot buttered biscuit—what’s not to like?<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken cutlets<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>1 tablespoon hot sauce<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken cutlets (about 1½ lb. total), …

Small Space DIY: Countertop Herb Garden

One of life’s chief pleasures is the simple act of plucking one’s own herbs from a kitchen garden. For city folk without outdoor space, it can be …

Tour Egypt's Pyramids and the Sphinx With Google Maps

Google has taken us on virtual tours of ancient monuments in Mexico, India, Italy, Jordan — and now it's Egypt's turn for the panoramic treatment of archaeological sites. This week, Google unveiled Street View tours of the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, the Pyramid of Djoser and other historic …

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Inside an Attic Room-Turned-Gentleman's Bathroom

An attic room is transformed.<p>In his New Jersey farmhouse, Dan Ruhland transformed a sitting room into a masculine bath and dressing room.

The 2014 Kitchen of the Year

For the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, designer Steven Miller created a dramatic space for entertaining.<p>For the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, designer Steven Miller created a dramatic space for entertaining.