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Hand-Drawn Flipbook Proposal

Got something important to get off your chest? Have you considered turning your feelings into a hand-drawn animated flipbook? That’s just what The Flippist did for an enamored couple with this ingenious flipbook containing an engagement ring, as well as a fantastic rendering of Left Shark’s antics …

World's Best Ecolodges

How-To: Mini Origami (Kirigami) Heart Garland

Whether hanging across computer screens, windows, or mantles, or even atop cakes, handmade garlands make everything a little bit more fun, and I always find mini garlands to be the most delightful of all! So, if you’ve got a few minutes, some paper, and the desire to make someone’s day—Valentine’s …

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

Ireland

DIY Reverse Boiled Eggs

Are you sick of always having to dig through the whites to get to that golden, yolky center every time you eat a boiled egg? Why not change up your boiled egg routine and eat the yolk first with this fascinating tutorial video by Youtube user yama chaahan for reverse boiling an egg!<p>Although the …

Breakfast

Yes, You CAN Afford the South Pacific!

So you thought you had to put those Tahitian dreams on hold? Think again. Luxe locales like Fiji, the Cook Islands—and, yes, even Tahiti!—roll out …

Red Carpet

13 Healthy Eating Tips for Busy People

With deadlines to meet, after work cocktails, frequent dining out, late nights and early mornings, it’s easy to forget how simple it is to take …

Nutrition

Minecraft Perler Bead Valentines

This Minecraft inspired valentines craft is seriously too cool for school. I love how perfectly the pixel art of Minecraft is translated into Perler Beads. This project was created by Melanie at Bliss Bloom Blog for her son’s class. She even designed a free printable card to attach your finished …

Valentine's Day

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

Don’t fall for a "detoxing" cleanse—your bod can already get rid of toxins. These food will help support the organs that do the heavy lifting.<p>Pricey juice cleanses that promise to help you detox are all the rage right now—but the idea that a liquid diet can help you eliminate harmful substances …

This is How Nutritionists Snack at Work

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Articles about tips creating bedrooms difficult layouts on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our upcoming February 2016 issue, we visit the Gowanus, Brooklyn, home of architect Philippe Baumann and his family, which...<p>Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>What your child is studying is important as where he/she is studying from.<p>You spend a third of your life in bed, you might …

Study Skills

35 EASY Solo Trips to Try!

From the beaches of Belize to the heights of the Himalayas, there's no need to wait when the world is calling! Here, Budget Travel readers' favorite …

Budget Travel

10 Bucket-List Beaches That Tell Stories as Dramatic as the Scenery

Pirates! Shipwrecks! Robin Hood! Nudists! These beaches aren't your typical sleepy stretches of surf and sand—each one is not only beautiful but also …

6 Wild & Beautiful Places in Europe You MUST See!

There's more to Europe than winding city streets, vibrant cafés, and beautiful museums! The continent abounds with rugged mountains, pristine lakes, …

Habitats

26 Awesome (and Affordable!) Alternatives to Pricey Vacation Hot Spots

Sure, we love Paris, London, Cancun—who doesn't?—but before you click the "book" button on a trip to one of the pricey "usual suspects," you MUST …

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

As an added bonus, they all taste amazing.<p>Let us be clear: We're not advocates of purely liquid diets for weight loss. Most juices are missing fiber and protein—both of which are key to feeling satisfied and dropping pounds. That said, enjoying a juice with a meal or as a snack can help you …

Easy Stitching Ornaments for Kids

Do you remember making yarn and paper punched crafts in school? I certainly do, but mine didn’t look quite as fun and modern as these examples from Mr. Printables.<p>I love these because they look awesome, the materials are cheap, and it gives kids a chance to practice hand eye coordination and fine …

Crafting

How-To: Wood Burned Spoons

This wood burning project from Confessions of a New-Old Home Owner has been on my must-make list for awhile now. I’m always looking for ways to implement good design into my home that also serves a function instead of just a pretty thing taking up room on a shelf.<p>To make these customized spoons, …

How-To: DIY Yarn Tassel

For someone who doesn’t knit, I own an inordinate amount of yarn. This yarn tassel craft from Jacks & Kate is a great way to use up that yarn and create something colorful to hang around the house.<p>Tassles also make great additions to bookmarks and on top of a wrapped gift. I love the colors in this …

DIY

Happy Holidays from Mister Krisp!

Fantastic food sculptor Jessica Siskin of Mister Krisp fame whipped up a number of rice krispie treats to celebrate the holiday season this year, including an ugly Christmas sweater, a snowman, a dreidel, and a menorah!

Recipe: Waffle Your Breakfast Quesadilla

Calling all breakfast lovers! This clever food hack makes great use of a waffle iron, and turns your quesadilla into a super portable meal on the go.<p>Get the recipe from Real Food by Dad.

Breakfast

How-To: Heart-Patterned Friendship Bracelets

Share a sweet token of love with someone special! Whip up a few of these super-cute heart-patterned friendship bracelets for your BFF, your kid sister, or your soon-to-be Valentine with this step-by-step tutorial from Erica at Honestly WTF.<p>If you’ve always wished that you’d learned how to make …

Crafting

Easy Paper Plate Party Hats

These paper plate hats by Lindsey Boardman on Alpha Mom are so simple to make, and are adaptable for every occasion! Make these with the kids, or include a DIY craft station at your New Years Eve party this year. Adults will love the opportunity to get crafty with markers and glitter glue too. Have …

Crafting

DIY Colorful Paper Flowers

Whether you need a little gift for a special someone or just want to brighten up your abode, this DIY paper flowers tutorial by Julie Pinzur of Zipper Teeth is a wonderful way to customize your own fantastic foliage!

DIY

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Wooden Stars

These wooden stars created by Jaime from That’s My Letter were inspired by a Pottery Barn product. This is a fantastic example of why DIY totally rules and can be a big money saver. To make this project you will need access to a miter saw for accurate cutting.<p>Jaime called upon help from her fellow …

Pottery

DIY Animated Loading Message Birthday Card

Now that it’s been 20 years since Windows 95 came out, make your longtime PC-loving friend a birthday card that illustrates their advanced age by referencing that ancient operating system with this diabolically clever DIY animated loading message birthday card tutorial by Instructables member …

Harry Potter Themed Matchless Sock Holder

Have you got a pile of lonely socks? Finding their mate will be easier if you keep them all in one spot.<p>I love this whimsical Harry Potter themed sock collector created by Mely Goodman. She’s even created coordinating clothes pegs by painting and embellishing them with a glittery lightening …

DIY Wood Cabinet to Stash Your Trash

Need a place to stash that unsightly garbage bin? Dawn Nicole created this one seen above using these plans from Ana White, seen below.<p>If you are handy with a table saw, or can get someone to cut the wood for you, this would be a great project to tackle if your New Year’s resolution is to level up …

Woodworking

How-To: Hanging Copper Pipe Clothes Rack

If you’re low on closet space and visible clothes racks are a must, why not make them an eye-catching part of your decor? Check out this neat hanging copper pipe clothes rack tutorial that LaTonya Yvette shared on A Beautiful Mess!<p>It’s practical and classy, and would fit in easily with many …

How-To: Breaking Bad Coasters

If you’re into having fan art around the house, why not make it functional too?<p>These coaster designs created by Rebecca Lowrey Boyd on Tuts+ are the perfect mix of geeky kitsch and home decor.<p>Playing with Perler beads is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon, so why not try this today? Get the …