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Playfully Adorable Illustrations That Will Make You Smile

Kuala Lampur, Malaysia-based artist Lim Heng Swee loves to doodle. With a bright attitude towards life, he creates adorable illustrations that are playfully paired with funny phrases and word puns. He brings ordinary objects like sheets of paper, pieces of fruit, and pairs of pants alive with …

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Inside an Attic Room-Turned-Gentleman's Bathroom

An attic room is transformed.<p>In his New Jersey farmhouse, Dan Ruhland transformed a sitting room into a masculine bath and dressing room.

Whimsical Wallpaper from Aimée Wilder

The new collection from this graphic designer clads walls with whales, crop circles, cats, and more.<p><i>Whales in turquoise by Aimée Wilder. Photo courtesy of Aimée Wilder.</i><p>Tired of boring walls? Enter Aimée Wilder. The new wallpaper collection from this graphic designer transforms rooms with whales, …

California design meets a Scandinavian aesthetic in Brooklyn

If you asked Grace and me to name our favorite online shop for home accessories, it wouldn’t be tough to come up with the answer. We’ve been huge …

West Elm

Let’s Get This Party Started: 16 Swoon-Worthy Ideas for a Valentine’s Soirée

Valentine’s Day is for lovers. Nope, not true. No way. No how. It’s for everyone (collective aww). And while you don’t have to (and shouldn’t) express your love to everyone you walk past on the street, you should let your buds know that you’re pretty sweet on them. The best and more efficient way …

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diy project: maggi’s minimalist oak desk

today’s first diy project (of 4!) belongs to brooklynite maggi pattillo. she created this simple but stunning desk with a few boards from lowes and a …

The OCD way to organize your house

Ultimate life hacks from an expert who’s put his affliction to work for his clients<p>Depending on the day, when Justin Klosky goes to work, he might …

Saks Fifth Avenue

2013 Year in Review: Design Store(y)

Our second year of our column, Design Store(y), sent us around the world spending time inside design-focused shops, interviewing shop owners to hear …

8 Roasts to Ring in the Holidays

Centerpieces are key to any holiday feast. No, not the tree in your living room or some mistletoe overhead -- the centerpiece we're referring to is in your oven.<p>Roasts are made for the holidays. They're warm, succulent and satisfying enough to feed a crowd of two or twenty, and still provide you …

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9 Christmas DIY Ideas That You Can't Screw Up (PHOTOS)

It's easy to ignore your budget when it comes to holiday shopping. Yes, there are the presents that you end up buying for everyone (along with those sale finds for yourself), but there are the other big and little things that add up: Shipping gifts, travel costs, groceries for parties, etc. So …

9 Sticky Buns & Cinnamon Rolls To Make Christmas Morning Delicious

Goo is great.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52 And check out our new kitchen and home shop, Provisions.

Six gifts that can enrich the lives of your family (and help with tax planning)

<i>Tim Cestnick is president of</i> WaterStreet Family Offices<i>, and author of several tax and personal finance books.</i> tcestnick@waterstreet.ca<p>Last year a friend of ours faced a lot of difficulties. She went through a difficult divorce, among other things. She had worn a wedding ring for more than 20 …

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How To Make A Chai Tea Kit To Give As A Gift

Keep everyone you know warm and cozy this winter with a cute jar of chai spice mix. Check out more holiday food gift recipes here.<p>Adapted from The Kitchn<p>Makes about 2 ½ cups, enough to fill one 17-oz. clamp jar (pictured here) and brew about 40 cups of tea; if you want to divide it into smaller …

Stay Warm With Ceramics

The Yutanpo “water bottle” aims to solve many of the issues with emergency heating elements of its kind by utilizing the unique properties of …

Green Your Kitchen: Replacing Disposable Plastics

Trade disposable plastic baggies and wraps for these cool, eco-friendly products.<p>30<p>SHARES<p>Abeego Flats Food Wrap, Set of 3<p>I generally feel pretty …

Sustainability

8 Adorable Baby Shower Themes Inspired By Children's Books

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?" - Dr. Seuss

Kids

The Co.Design Guide To Black Friday

If we had to pinpoint what we appreciate most in consumer goods, we’d say this: shortcuts. We’re dazzled by them. We’re talking about everything from environmentally conscious shortcuts (turning a used water bottle into a micro-humidifier) to money-saving shortcuts (stick-on panels that look like …

Letter-Pressed Notebooks Celebrate The Gettysburg Address

150 years ago, Lincoln made history with the Gettysburg Address. To celebrate the anniversary of this famous speech, a designer created a series of prints and notebooks featuring Lincoln’s timeless words.<p>150 years ago, in November of 1863, Abraham Lincoln made history with the Gettysburg Address, …

Ballet street style: What 8 National Ballet of Canada dancers wear off stage

The Russian Style Evolution

I have no idea how, but even in Soviet times, Russians knew everything about international fashion—we just couldn’t get our hands on it. Our country was completely closed off. Even if you had money, you couldn’t buy designer labels because the stores didn’t carry them. So, following the latest …

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Editors’ Picks: 12 Best Pajamas for Lounging

Putting on a favorite pair of pajamas is a sure-bet way to unwind. Here, the sleepwear that we swear by–plus some investment pieces that we dream …

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Desk for the organizationally obsessed!

Whether you’ve got a severe case of OCD, or you’re like me and just a bit messy, you’ll appreciate this conceptual desk by Francois Dransart! The …

How to Create Supermodel Cheekbones in 3 Easy Steps

Not born with razor sharp cheekbones? No problem. Aussie makeup master Napoleon Perdis breaks it down.

13 Southern Sayings That The Rest Of America Won't Understand

But the South undoubtedly takes the cake.<p>Conversations south of the Mason-Dixon line will befuddle anyone not born there.<p>We chose 15 of the most ridiculous Southern sayings — and tried to explain them.<p>Cotton has long been a key crop to the South's economy, so every harvest farmers pray for tall …

Marc Jacobs

25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY Guide

These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to …

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The Single Habit That Helps Me Eat Healthy and Save Money

For me, the secret to consistent healthy eating comes down to one routine I've built into my life. Every Sunday, I spend a few hours preparing fresh, healthy meals for the week ahead. This habit saves me time and money overall. If all of my lunches are made in one setting ahead of time, I don't …

1 Bunch of Beets, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Luise Vindahl and David Frenkiel from Green Kitchen Stories take beets from a side to the main event of your</i> …

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