Smriti Ahluwalia

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15 Adorable Crib Canopy Designs For Eclectic Nurseries

The crib is the piece of resistance in every nursery room. And just like regular beds, cribs come in a variety of styles and designs. Those with …

Interior Design

This Inspiring Photo Series Draws the Future for NICU Babies

Sleeping takes up most of the day for the babies born early (between 25 and 37 weeks gestation, with legs barely thicker than a pencil — cue the <i>awws</i>) who live their first few weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit (aka NICU) at the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. Now some of …

7 Clever Uses for Dryer Sheets

This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>You probably already know that fabric softener sheets work wonders for getting rid of staticky hair, but that's not all they're good for. Here are a few more reasons to add them to your cleaning arsenal:<p><b>1. Make your shower door sparkle.</b>Skip …

Flower Power! Breathtaking Wedding Blooms

Flowers are the centerpiece of any wedding, but it's not just your traditional arrangements. Today’s event designers are going classic styles with …

99 Inspirational Quotes That Are Guaranteed To Change Your Life

Renewable Energy

Cherry Blossom In New York City

New York-based photographer Darcy Rogers made a photo series called “Spring In New York City”, which recalls spring. White and pink blooming cherry …

21 Cool Ceiling Designs That Turn Kids’ Bedrooms Into Fantasy Land

Whether you have kids or not, I’m sure you enjoy looking at all the cute things you could one day include in their room’s design. There are so many …

19 Treats That Look Like Ice Cream but Taste Like Cake

In the past, we’ve inspired you with some of the best ice cream cake recipes around. Why? Because everyone loves cake and everyone loves ice cream, therefore — the rest of the equation is self explanatory. People <i>also</i> love less mess with just as much creativity and wow-factor in their baking. That’s …

The 13 Worst Mistakes People Make In Their 20s

Most people use their 20s to figure out what it means to be an adult, and the process is certainly not easy for everyone.<p>Whether you're finishing up school, just starting out on your own, or preparing to transition into your 30s, you can benefit from the wisdom of those who've already made their …

Victoria

This small Vancouver Island town punches way above its weight thanks to its status as <b>British Columbia's</b> capital and its location perched on the ocean. Its streets are dotted with locally owned cafés and restaurants, bohemian shops, and about a dozen craft breweries. Long, quiet stretches of beach …

Travel Photography

15 Simple Tricks to Get Clear Skin Overnight

Even if you’re eating right, getting enough sleep and a bit of exercise, those breakouts can be super sneaky. Nothing is more frustrating than having a big event like a wedding or job interview and having to deal with bad skin. If you are pressed for time and are looking for options to get glowing …

The Right Flowers For Every Occasion (And Feeling)

The perfect blooms.<p>Our friends at The Salonniere recently shared the secret language of flowers, which got us thinking: Who wouldn't want to know the perfect bloom for every emotion and occasion? PLUS: Don't miss their history on the topic

Weddings

26 Dreamy Outdoor Bedroom Oasis Designs

Summer is the best time for sleeping outdoors, and if the weather allows, organize an adorable outdoor bedroom. There are different ways to do that: …

Landscaping

The 20 Cutest Wild Animals On Earth

We thought wild animals deserved some love too, and came up with the 20 cutest undomesticated animals.<p>From koalas to tamarin monkeys, these are the world's cutest wild creatures.<p><i>Did we forget your favorite wild animal? Let us know in the comments.</i>

35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

40 Outdoor Beds For An Amazing Summer

Summer is all about enjoying the warm outdoors, putting your feet up and getting some much deserved rest. With summer just a couple of weeks away, it …

15 Sparkling Drinks for Spring Entertaining

Warmer days mean the start of spring entertaining season: lazy days outdoors with friends, cozy dinner parties with fresh produce, and Memorial Day …

Sensational pasta salad recipes for spring and summer parties

Pasta salad is one of the first things to disappear at a party or potluck: It's filling and easy to eat, and it's hard to mess up. If you want to make your pasta salad stand out, check out these 8 irresistible recipes—one for (nearly) every kind of eater you're likely to meet.<p><b>Lemon and</b> <b>poppy seed</b> …

30 Patio Ideas to Make Your Backyard Look Incredible

Kick back under the sun with these stylish designer ideas for outdoor spaces.<p>Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, our guide to creating a luxurious outside area will help you take full advantage of warm weather. Oh, and don't miss our top swimming pool designs and outdoor kitchens!

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

Strawberry Confetti Cake and Vanilla From Tahiti Giveaway!

I have <i>two</i> sweet things for you today! The first is this thoroughly sprinkled strawberry cake. You probably know by now that my heart beats for …

12 of the Most Over-the-Top Flower Arrangements We've Seen This Week

These arrangements from Preston Bailey's Designing with Flowers book are incredible and perfect for any fantasy wedding.<p><b>1. Life-size floral elephant.</b><p><b>2.</b> <b>All white everything.</b><p><b>3. Gigantic peach, purple, and pink centerpieces.</b><p><b>4. An orchid canopy.</b><p><b>5.</b> <b>White roses dripping with crystals.</b><p><b>6.</b> <b>An entire</b> …

Dipped in Bubblegum: Monochromatic Rooms

Pink, pink and more pink! This shade is youthful, fun and super feminine. It comes in a variety of shades and styles, and it’s also much more …