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Best Places to Live for Any Lifestyle

Places to make you happy<p>Disneyland bills itself as the happiest place on Earth, and that may well be true for some people (particularly those under …

10 Photography Curators You Should Follow on Flipboard

To get an education in photography, one simply has to look around. That’s not asking much. From advertisements to Instagram, the modern age is awash in images appearing before us from every possible angle. Adding to this is the convergence of cameras and mobile phones, which led to the world taking …

30 Fresh new Photoshop tutorials from 2016

The key to success and evolving your design skills is always constantly seeking out new ways to evolve those skills. One of the best ways is learning …

Graphics

Photo Friday: Finding Your Purpose in Photography

The Japanese concept of “ikigai,” or a “reason for being,” is determined using four concentric circles, each with its own criteria for identifying your purpose: what you love, what the world needs, what you can be paid for, and what you’re good at. If you’re a fan of our Photo Friday posts, there’s …

How to Make Your RAW Files Pop With Lightroom

Have you ever opened your RAW files to see that they lack contrast and saturation? This happens due to the fact that the camera doesn't apply any …

DIY Giant Frames for Your Dinosaurs (+ $100!)

With the recent addition of our streamlined gallery wall in the living room’s gap, we’ve been itching to add something <i>large</i> – very large! – above our …

Modern Platform Bed for an Eclectic Guest Bedroom

When redesigning her guest bedroom, Ashley from Bigger Than the Three of Us fell in love with a mid-century platform bed from CB2 but couldn’t shell …

Bedrooms

Reclaimed Wood Outdoor Dining Table and Benches

Last spring, Susan from Gray Table Home took advantage of Ana White’s free woodworking plans to build a beautiful outdoor dining table and benches …

Food & Dining

The ultimate facercise: Forget Botox, nips and tucks... in just six days you can get a younger, firmer face - naturally

By<p>Could this signal the end of cosmetic surgery? Facial exercise guru Carole Maggio says you can smooth away wrinkles, refresh your eyes, sculpt your …

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

How to make a DIY Nespresso Pod Wall Rack for nothing (9 Mar 2012)

<b>Racking up your pods</b><p>After checking out the Nespresso store and seeing how expensive Nespresso pod racks were I decided I could make myself one for …

Contemporary home offers peace and quiet on Fidalgo Island

This harmoniously designed-from-scratch island house gives its owner a place to get away from it all.

Houses

Dresser to Desk...really?

Hey! Hope you all had a great weekend! I couldn’t ask for better weather for our spring street fair on Saturday! So, I’m thanking the universe right …

5 Powerful Practices to Expand Your Awareness and Harmonize Your Brain

While the brain and consciousness are inextricably linked, groundbreaking research into the nature of consciousness is revealing that their …

Tex-Mex-Style Beef Enchiladas

4 Servings<p>These are the beef enchiladas that the entire Bon Appétit Test Kitchen fought each other for. Let’s just say there won’t be leftovers with this recipe.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Enchiladas<p>½ cup all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons plus 1 cup vegetable oil<p>1 pound ground beef chuck (20% fat)<p>1 …

Cooking

12 Holiday Gift Ideas That Are Certain To Inspire

Is there a person you know who needs to be reminded of how beautiful life can be?<p>HuffPost Religion's 2015 gift guide is full of presents for people who are searching for something bigger than an ordinary gift, something more immaterial. Perhaps your loved one is looking for a renewed sense of …

Meditation

DIY Printable Christmas Village {Anthropologie Inspired}

Today, I am thrilled to be participating with several other talented bloggers to bring you tons of early Christmas inspiration and free printables! I …

The Transcontinental Affair

I learned about the humble father daughter brand Herriott Grace years ago and have followed their journey via instagram ever since. I love the …

Bloglovin

Tricia from Simplicity in the South had a locker cabinet from IKEA hanging out in her storage building that she knew could be transformed with “a …

How to Decorate, When You're a Design Omnivore

(Image credit: Kim Lucian)<p>Are you the type who gets totally flustered whenever you're asked to define your decor? I mean, how can you define a single …

Sofa

Day 20: San Diego- @maxwellat & @tbellucci rest up yesterday at @progresssp in the cool South Park neighborhood. We're bummed a scheduling conflict meant we couldn't have an event here, but we were so excited to stop by, visit, and shop this awesome store. #makeoveramerica #completehappyhome #poweredbywayfair

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

How to Improve Your Long Exposure Photography with Photo Stacking

Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that …

Landscape Photography

29 Pressure Cooker Recipes for Quicker, Easier Dinners

Life is a little crazy right now, and I don't have quite as much time to spend in the kitchen as I might like. Fortunately, I have a secret weapon that I can turn to when I want to make awesome food with minimal effort: a pressure cooker. There's a reason that these things have become an object of …

Cooking

DIY Glass Bubble Chandelier

When we desired a new light to go over the dining table, I wasn’t thinking about <i>making</i> one. Then I remembered designer Jean Pelle’s instructions to …

3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

Big Stitch Knit Rug

Our Big Stitch Knit Rug is scrumptious like a heavenly soft cloud and beautiful like a white-pebbled Sardinian beach. Sinking your feet into its cozy …

How to Turn a Shoebox into Storage You Won't Be Ashamed Of

<i>Laura Kaesshaefer shows how a humble shoebox, clad in thick, colored paper, morphs into an expensive-looking presentation box for tucking away clutter.</i><p>Some of us are pile-people, not file-people. Because of this, long ago I opted for embracing my "organized piles" by stashing them in sturdy, …

7 Easy Ways to Customize Your IKEA: No Hacking Required

(Image credit: Superfront)<p>Even if complicated home projects aren't your cup of tea, there are still plenty of ways you can upgrade your IKEA …

Furniture

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Calling all Anthropologie-lovers! Here’s a fun tutorial for knocking off a $598 rug for a mere $80! Madeline shares at Brit + Co how to take a cheap …