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You Can Make Your Home Look Expensive Without Spending Big—Here's How

Unless you're a seasoned interior designer, making décor decisions can be a daunting process: <i>How high should these curtains be hung? How big should</i> …

A Garage Apartment Designed to Let the Light In

A family in River Oaks, Texas enlisted Marie Flanigan Interiors to build a garage apartment for visiting guests and extra work space. Modestly-sized …

Home Offices

Gorgeous Paris renovation strikes balance between elegant and modern

The home is located in Saint-Cloud, just six miles from the center of Paris<p>Prepare to feast your eyes on an incredible renovation of a 20th century maison located in Saint-Cloud, a tony suburb right outside Paris (even its name sounds glamorous).<p>Combining Belle Époque architecture with a fresh …

Interior Designers Share Their Game-Changing Shopping Secrets

When you're a home editor, you become a magnet for decorating inquiries of all sorts, but the most common question I get is about where to shop for blank (pretty much every household decorative item you can imagine). To deviate from my usual list, I turned to another group of professionals: …

How Exercise Can Make You Happy (in Just 20 Minutes!)

<b>Woman A is having a bad day.</b> First, her boss comes by and barks at her for missing a deadline. Then her mom calls and guilt-trips her for forgetting …

Are You Making These 7 Rookie Decorating Mistakes?

(Image credit: Suzy Hoodless)<p>Since we spend so much of our time discussing design on Apartment Therapy, I'm willing to bet that most of us have …

Hardscaping 101: Entry Stairways

Let’s get the song “Stairway to Heaven” out of our minds. Good, done, let’s move on to front stairways. Another creative idea.<p>A front stairway is an …

9 Healthy Things Successful People Do Every Morning

For most of us, healthy living includes semi-regular workouts and attempts to eat as healthy as possible. But work, family, and the occasional happy hour have a weird way of intercepting even the most stringent wellness plan. As does the snooze button, because—as you've been told time and time …

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This Coffee Table Contains the Ocean

This beautiful table uses layered glass to create a depth effect.<p>A coffee table is the centerpiece of any living room. This one, called the Abyss Horizon by London-based designer Christopher Duffy, will certainly set the tone of your room.

4 lies your scale has told you

Stepping onto a scale can be a nerve-wracking experience. It shouldn’t be, but the truth of the matter is that for many women, it is. Whether or not you’re trying to lose weight, seeing those numbers change can shake you up. We’ve been taught to bow down to the scale and take its word. It knows the …

12 of the best bedroom designs for your home

What makes the best bedroom? Is it the linen, the placement of furniture, or the accessories? Perhaps it is something less tangible such as the …

30 Great Decorating Ideas That Make Your House Really Cool

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Interior Design

Bohemian Home Décor Ideas To Die For

Beautiful patterns on handmade rugs, carefully carved furniture and amazing art is what make your home incredibly <b>bohemian</b>. A bohemian <i>home décor</i> is …

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Thinking about going Rogue? Try this lodge-to-lodge trek along Oregon's big river

Mention Oregon's Rogue River to outdoor adventurers and they'll likely conjure images of rafts and kayaks plunging through Class III and IV rapids as the river courses its way through the Klamath Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.<p>But there's another way to experience the Rogue Canyon.<p>Hikers can trek …

Hiking

5 Dreamy Bedrooms for the Girl Who Just Wants to Sleep In

Is there anything sweeter than sleeping in on the weekend? We're hard-pressed to think of something better. Because let's face it: Decent shut-eye …

20 incredible before-and-after photos of room makeovers

Home renovation is not a simple project to take on.<p>For many interior designers and DIY experts, renovations take months to complete and require an extensive amount of preparation and execution. The whole process is an arduous — and expensive —undertaking.<p>However, the stunning results make these …

Interior Design

Smart Interior Design Ideas For Small Condos to Make Your House Look Larger Than Life

Think that you are limited in terms of design ideas when it comes to your new condo? It is easy to feel that way if your condo is small or built in a …

These Are The Colors Everyone Is Talking About In 2018

There's a new minimalist color palette in town, and it doesn't involve grey.<p>While 2017 was all about tropical green, warm neutrals, and sophisticated camel accents, color palettes took an edgier turn this year. Think fiery reds, metallics, and, of course, a lot of Ultra Violet — the Pantone color …

15 of the world's most terrifying airport runways

From a Caribbean island where the runway ends right at a popular beach to a runway made entirely of ice in Antarctica, here are 15 of the most terrifying airport runways around the world.

Airports

9 Quick Ways to Lose Your Thigh Fat

Those skinny jeans are calling your name.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Full disclosure: There's no one exercise or food that specifically helps you lose weight in your legs—spot reducing fat doesn't work—but keep reading to find out …

5 Minute Workout Routines

How many times have you said that you don't have enough time to work out? If you're like most non-exercisers, you say it all the time. But if you're …

Exercise

This tribesman planted a forest in India that’s bigger than Central Park

Jadav ‘Molai’ Payeng began planting seedlings in 1979, and the forest has grown so big that it has sheltered tigers and elephants.<p>Jorhat, India — …

Top 10 Rules You Must Follow To Lose 10 Pounds

Experts say the key to losing weight—and actually keeping off the weight—isn’t a crash diet or starving yourself. Rather, it’s making long-term …

Nutrition

Baby Bok Choy with Ground Chicken Stir Fry • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by<p><b>What you’ll learn:</b><p>Simple, 15 minute stir fry recipe for baby bok choy<br>• Use any ground meat (chicken, pork, turkey, beef)<br>• Step by step video<p>This …

61 Pictures of Swimming Pools for Your Backyard Design Ideas

Amazing gallery of 61 pictures of swimming pools to inspire design ideas for your backyard oasis. All kinds of in-ground pool pictures showcased …

Stanford researchers ‘stunned’ by stem cell experiment that helped stroke patient walk

By Ariana Eunjung Cha<p>, Staff writer<p>Stanford researchers studying the effect of stem cells injected directly into the brains of stroke patients said Thursday that they were "stunned" by the extent to which the experimental treatment restored motor function in some of the patients. While the research …

Medicine

One-Hour Killer Cardio and Strength Training Workout

In an ideal world, you would have all the time in the world to do cardio and strength workouts separately. In the real world, you're lucky if you can …