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An Eclectic Loft Designed for Cats (and their humans)

• 1 |<br>• Designer: HAO Design<br>• Photographer: Hey!Cheese<p>In true loft form, the main living area is completely open with easy movement from a fully outfitted …

Mexico City Restoration Adds Luxury Comforts to 1970s Design

• 1 |<p>It is not difficult to see the 1970’s influence in the harsh exterior of the home. Slate gray tiles and a low profile could easily be off putting. …

Interior Design

Join the back garden building revolution

Two architects have built a partially subterranean yet light-filled family home on a small plot that was formerly their garden<p>Years ago, when Deborah Saunt was completing her architectural training, her mentor Joanna van Heyningen gave her an import-ant piece of advice. 'She told me that if I ever …

In the frame: how I learned to love glasses

After a childhood seen through grubby fingerprints, Eva Wiseman mastered contact lenses and never looked back. Now – with specs all over the red carpet and the catwalk – she’s wearing glasses by choice<p>It was 1990 and I couldn’t choose which colour frames to have, so I had them all. All the colours. …

Chic Loungewear for the Long Weekend

Cue the Netflix binge and tryptophan-induced coma<p>Take full advantage of the extended holiday weekend in luxe loungewear that's made for lazing. No office attire allowed just cozy threads, like silky PJs and cashmere cardis to keep you comfy and chic. Here, the best pieces to indulge your inner …

27 Cool Tech Gifts to Surprise Your Loved One With

#11 will banish low-battery panic forever.<p>Whether you're shopping for technophobes <i>or</i> tech-elites, there's something here that'll make every friend or family member happy.

7 Makeup Mistakes That Are Aging You

Hollywood's top makeup artists weigh-in on the things women do wrong—and give quick corrections for making it right.<p><b>Dark Lipstick</b><p>"Lots of women wear heavy lipstick with blue undertones, which immediately makes the lips look small and cold. Go for color, just make sure it pops." —Molly R. Stern …

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15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

The Essentials: Fall Denim Every Woman Should Own

9 essential styles to take you into fall.<p>Is there anything that feels more autumnal than a crisp new pair of jeans? With so much to choose in terms of styles, washes and rises, it's easy to get overwhelmed. So, we looked to the women who wear it best, and narrowed fall's options down to 9 essential …

10 Inspiring Home Offices

Whether you're an entrepreneur, working from home or just looking for a stylish place to online shop from—these chic desktops and home offices will inspire you to create your own perfect workspace.<p>Whether you're an entrepreneur, working from home or just looking for a stylish place to online shop …

Is this the unhealthiest burger ever?

The Double Donut burger - described as a 'heart attack in a bun' - contains 2,000 calories and 53g of saturated fat<p>British pub chain Hungry Horse has a heart-stopping dish on its menu: the Double Donut burger, which consists of two beef burgers topped with cheese, four bacon rashers and BBQ sauce, …

Quick Fix: A Cheap & Easy Solution for Slamming Doors

I'll admit to it. Every now and then in the heat of the moment, I've been know to slam the occasional door. So perhaps when this tip showed up in my …

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10 Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, that MacBook on your desk might be even more powerful than you think.<p><b>1) Have Your Computer Read to You</b><p>Don't feel like reading that enormous document yourself? One of the accessibility features in OS X is its ability to read text aloud. Highlight the section …

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25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

Before you contemplate moving, you need to check out this list.<p>Whether it's a tiny powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, a small bathroom can make mornings even worse than they already are. But you don't need to move, you just need some strategic styling. We've got 20+ …

#theLIST: Fall's Master Class

See the A-listers, fashion show-goers and impossibly chic women redefining fall styleand take note of their inspired teachings.<p>See the A-listers, fashion show-goers and impossibly chic women redefining fall style—and take note of their inspired teachings.

Stylist Secrets: Ways to Display Art Without Putting Holes in the Walls

Spotted on Femina.<p>(Image credit: Femina)<p>Nothing makes a space quite like the right artwork. And nothing is quite as much of a bummer as finding the …

Five Home Goods To Splurge On (And Five Places To Save)

Looking to remodel? Here are five places to splurge—and five places where cheaper is fine.<p><i>Jonny Valiant</i><p>Budgeting for a home renovation is hard enough. The pressure to <i>spend spend spen</i><i>d</i> on top of that? Disaster. Sure, there are some home goods where splurging gets you a sturdier, better-quality …

The World's Most Beautiful Kitchen Sinks

(Image credit: Lonny)<p>Thought you couldn't get excited about a kitchen sink? This post is here to prove you wrong. Here are 12 beautiful examples of …

The Top 8 Street Style Trends: Spring 2015

Street style, more so than the red carpet or any other celebrity stomping ground, is the largest indicator of whether last season's runway trends have actually taken offor if the style set has simply gone rogue. See the top 8.<p>Street style, more so than the red carpet or any other celebrity stomping …

Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days Spring 2015

3 Fresh Ways to Tie a Scarf

Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko takes a step by step approach for tying a scarf like never before.<p>Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko had been working at Chanel when she began designing her own scarves. Often while in the elevator, fellow employees would compliment her on her neck-wear and …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

The Lazy Girl's Guide to Staying Svelte

For the lazy girl in all of us, here's a guide on how to stay slim.<p>Eating clean and consistent workouts are proven to boost metabolism, increase muscle (and therefore after burn) as well as blast fat. But if the Polar Vortex has you skipping both in the name of maintaining mental and stay warm …

Tutorial: Reversible pillow cover for fall and Christmas

Over at Stitched By Crystal, you can see how to make this throw pillow cover with a leaf applique design. But wait, there’s more! Turn it inside out, …

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Fall Preview: Jewelry

Chunky sweaters and high neck tops make statement necklaces a must in the colder months, but take note from the fall/winter runways and sport a set of knuckle rings on your fingers. A pair of fingerless gloves provides extra warmth and jewel display.<p>Chunky sweaters and high neck tops make statement …