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3 Personality Traits That Stress You Out!

Why do we worry so much? Despite it being time consuming and exhausting, it's still another issue of control that we struggle to let go of. We essentially worry because we have convinced ourselves that if we worry enough about something, bad things won't happen to us and we will be safer in the …

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Another Reason You're Not Getting Enough Sleep

Who knew that THIS could mess with your bedtime<p>Well, this is unfair: Your gender may affect how well you sleep, according to a new study published in the journal <i>Sleep Medicine</i>.<p>For the study, researchers from the U.K. surveyed 8,480 people about their sleep habits—like when they fell asleep, how …

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Lowline Young Designers Program

This weekend, at NYC's Mark Miller Gallery, an enthusiastic and clever bunch of middle-schoolers shared their visions—and plans—for the future of the city. The exhibit, which will run through March 9 and is sponsored by the Lowline’s Young Designers Program, revealed the vision of local school …

Great Tutorial: ’10 Things Beginners Want to Know How To Do’ in Photoshop CC

It’s likely one of the reasons Adobe decided to shift to a subscription model was so that they could bring in more beginners and amateurs that had …

Real or Fake? GoPro Survives Fall from an Airplane, Crash Lands in a Pigpen

Here’s something crazy to help you shake off the gear fever all of this morning’s announcements probably induced. This footage supposedly captures …

The Making Of The Making It Up Beauty Series

It's no secret that we creatives are often introverted, or simply don't know the first thing about self-promotion. Thus there are thousands and …

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New York fashion week: Look hot in the cold

I had spotted my first New York fashion week trend before I left Heathrow's terminal 5. There was a fellow show-goer – her tote bag was Céline and bulging with magazines; you can call me Sherlock – queueing to board my flight wearing a long, sleeveless fur over her regular coat. The fur was …

Jewellery's value lies in its emotional or sentimental worth

Inhaling coffee and planning this week's blog, my mind kept returning to the stomach-turning moment I arrived home from the school run and noticed our front door was ajar. "Did you leave the door open?" I asked the middle daughter, but she had already jumped out of the car and, plucky little soul …

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7 Unique Ways Designers Display Books

Whether they've been tucked into nooks and crannies or color coordinated, here are the creative ways that designers store books.<p><b>1. As a staircase in a 640 square-foot apartment.</b>Tour the tiny New York loft by designers Bill Brockschmidt and Richard Dragisic.<p><b>2. On shelves lined with mirrors, which</b> …

Interior Design

5 Reasons Why Your Dining Room Chairs Don't Need to Match

5 rooms with mismatched seating.<p><b>1. Mismatched seating can still be glamourous, it's just a little more low-key.</b>Tour the romantic home by designer Windsor Smith<p><b>2. It makes the dining area one of the most inviting spots in the house.</b><p>See the beach cottage by designer Peter Dunham.<p><b>3. You can</b> …

Top Pin of the Day: An Elegant Entry

Today's top pin is a kitchen inspired by French style. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In a Washington, D.C. Victorian row house designed by Barry Dixon, the Sophia mirror by Thomas O'Brien for Hickory Chair opens up the foyer and looks even bigger paired with an …

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28 Airy Scandinavian Sunroom Designs

A sunroom is a cool space in case you have one, there you can enjoy the sunlight, relax, read and just have a nap. Scandinavian style is one of those …

The Surprising Way to Buff Wood Floors

Fix those costly dings and scratches with this simple, unexpected product.<p>Maintaining wood floors may be a burden, but believe it or not, you can renew them with a staple most often found in a nursery. Yes, one of the easiest ways to clear up those dings in your hardwood floors is by buffing them …

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 …

Get the Look: A Rustic Meets Sleek Kitchen

Designer Axel Vervoordt conjures a completely up-to-date kitchen within an 18th-century structure on an island in northern France.<p>The hearth-like wood-burning oven is the room's focal point, while the massive hardwood countertop makes another dramatic statement and provides plenty of space for …

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Flip for Decorating: The Bookcase

Learn how to arrange and decorate your bookcases to showcase your things.<p>Don't just fill your shelves. Color them, arrange them, decorate them, dress them, personalize them. The books you store on your shelves are just the beginning.

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The One Item You Already Own That Can Prevent Painting Mistakes

Stock up on this one item when you start your next painting project.<p>Unless you're an expert with a brush, you're likely to create at least a small amount of spillage when you're painting your house. But, thanks to this easy trick, you can keep your floors clean and walls drip-free without even …

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Target Discovers Next Big Decor Designers From Pinterest

Target collaborates with top Pinners to create party planning decor.<p>Target's latest designer collaboration is not with a bold fashion brand like Missoni or interior design guru like Nate Berkus, instead the discount retailer is teaming up with Pinterest's top Pinners to create a series of pretty …

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Tag: Bedrooms

A Garage Converted into a Compact Guest Cottage, Courtesy of Mark Lewis<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>The Perfect English Townhouse, Courtesy of a UK Design …

The App the Design World is Obsessed With

The new must-download app that digitally illustrates interiors with watercolors.<p>Jeremiah Goodman has painted interiors with watercolors for some sixty years. His gorgeous renderings include the homes of 20th century icons like Greta Garbo, Cecil Beaton, the Duchess of Windsor, Elsa Schiaparelli, …

Ask a Designer: How Can I Decorate My Living Room With English Country Style?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is about getting the iconic, Ralph Lauren-inspired English country style look at home. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below …