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How to Make a Funfetti Cake from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Make an artifically delicious childhood treat a little bit more authentic. Molly Yeh from My Name is Yeh shows us how.</i><p>Deep in the heart of Park …

40 Traditional Designer Rooms

Over 40 classic rooms for inspiration.<p>From a formal blue dining room to a dramatic canopy bed, these designer rooms are traditional, but never boring.

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury

Exclusive Getaway in Switzerland: 51 Degrees Thermal Resort

With a privileged location in Switzerland’s Valais region, nestled high in the mountains of Leukerbad, this world-class exclusive getaway sparkles …

Beautiful Houses: Boz

This week we will show you the beautiful House Boz in Pretoria, South Africa, a project by Nico van der Meulen Architects. This house is super …

Sochi officials order stray dogs killed ahead of Olympics

Thousands of stray dogs have been living amid the mud and rubble of Olympic construction sites, roaming the streets and snowy mountainsides, and begging for scraps of food.<p>But as the games drew near, authorities have turned to a company to catch and kill the animals so they don't bother Sochi's new …

11 Sweet Gift Wrapping Ideas For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day means nothing without the right gift for the loved one. But the gift alone is not enough this time. It has to be wrapped beautifully …

Rustic

A Grand and Colorful Chicago Townhouse

Style and substance meet inside a townhouse.<p>Drawing on Chicago's rich architectural history, designer Steven Gambrel infuses a new house with style and substance. Brilliant colors, lush fabrics, and custom and vintage furnishings merge for a grand effect.

45 Classic Library Design Ideas

See the most stylish ways to stack treasured reads.<p>Whether your home is traditional, modern or somewhere in between, we've got the ultimate book-curation inspiration.

Interior Design

Chalet Dent Blanche – Hidden Away In The Swiss Mountains

Chalet Dent Blanche is located in south-western Switzerland and it’s a very welcoming and cozy chalet. It has five floors and it can accommodate 14 …

Skiing

How To Decorate With Black-and-White

10 classic and sophisticated spaces.<p>The classic color combination makes any room — from bathrooms to bedrooms — sophisticated, chic, and timeless. From horizontal stripes to graphic floor tile, designers share their favorite black-and-white decorating ideas.

22 Decorating Secrets Only The Pros Know — Until Now

Throw everything you thought you knew out the window.<p>Some people have a natural eye for design, but we're more in the camp of those who can't do anything without consulting Pinterest board upon Pinterest board before making any major changes. And even then, expectations don't always meet reality. …

Slovakian Apartment Jazzed Up With LED Lighting by Rudolf Les?ák

An old devastating Slovakian apartment in Bratislava was the perfect challenge for architect <b>Rudolf Les?ák</b>, who managed to transform it into a …

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It’s been an awesome yet crappy last few days. My stray cat Agnes went to her new home Friday night and she’s doing well so far, and I developed a …

15 Genius Ways To Maximize A Small Space

You don't have to feel claustrophobic ever again.<p>The struggle of finding room for all your stuff is real. Whether you live in a studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room, these small space design ideas will save your life. After all, no one ever complained about having too <i>much</i> space.

Small Spaces

51 Insanely Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Most colorful kitchen ever!<p>Playing around with color is daunting, but that's why a backsplash is perfect. It can create a subtle pop in a neutral kitchen, or add to an already bold room with very little work on your part. It doesn't matter if your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy, or modern and …

Kitchens

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

Interior Design

Industrial Design Elements Softened by an Appealing Mix of Textures: Loft 002 in Canada

Located in Toronto’s trendy King West area, Canada, <b>Loft 002</b> by Toronto-based studio <b>Rad Design Inc</b> is packed full with exciting items which design …

8 Cleaning Tricks for Keeping Your Kitchen Spotless

Tackle this much-used room's toughest spots with surprising everyday items (like salt and ketchup).<p>Tackle the tough spots on your countertops, floors, and pots with surprising everyday items (like salt and ketchup).

Cleaning

Modern Secret Garden House Features Private Courtyard

Fusing modern function and aesthetics with traditional Korean style, this stunning residence in Gangnam features a vast interior courtyard partially …

A Classically Modern Loft in Kiev by Sergey Makhno

This 128 square meter (or 1,377 square foot) apartment in Kiev was designed by Sergey Makhno who gave the space a loft-like feel. Located in a …

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Design

33 Ideas For Your Most Organized Kitchen Ever

#11 is a total game-changer.<p>If you've struggled to keep your kitchen organized, you're not alone. The struggle is all too real, but there's hope for your biggest (and smallest) problem spots. These practical ideas really work, so you won't be overwhelmed by clutter — or veer into organization …

How To Decorate With Radiant Orchid: 26 Ideas

The Pantone Color for 2014 is Radiant Orchid, and it’s rather tricky to use. Spruce up interior spaces by incorporating this eye-catching hue in …

Home Decorating

25 Unique Designer Staircases

Minimalist Apartment Interior Design With A Luxurious Touch

This next apartment we are going to show you is a dream come true for a collector of porcelain figurines. Situated in Moscow, Russia, the minimalist …

Interior Design

House Incorporating Distinctive Blue Zinc Cladding by Altius Architecture

Ontario, Canada is the place where <b>Thorncrest House</b> is nested, incorporating distinctive cladding. The rectangular-shaped single storey residence was …

40 Bedroom Colors That Will Make You Wake Up Happier

Because beige is no way to start the day.<p>These take-notice bedroom color ideas are total mood boosters. Once you've gotten all the inspiration you can here, check out our most stylish bedroom ideas.

Clever Redesign of a Taipei Apartment: Pad 67 by Dillon Chen

Occupying 2,200 square feet of an apartment building in Taipei, Taiwan, <b>Pad 67</b> is a contemporary crib adapted for a modern urban lifestyle. Under the …

15 Ways To Decorate With Winter White

See spaces in ivory, cream, and snow.<p>Don't think you can pull off pristine white during the colder months? In shades of ivory, cream, and snow, the wintery color is perfect for every space, from the powder room to the great room.