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Buying Guide: Finding The Best Mattress Pad For Your Bedroom (PHOTOS)

(29) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 3:17 PM

Finding the right bed sheets and buying a mattress that works for you are important to a good night's sleep. However, sometimes a well-appointed bed is not quite restful enough. Enter: The mattress pad. Also called mattress toppers, these can range from a thin padded protective sheet to thicker slabs...

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Buying Guide: Find The Best Outdoor Dining Set For Your Backyard, Garden, And Patio (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted May 21, 2012 | 3:21 PM

If you're thinking about sprucing up your outdoor area for al fresco dinners with friends and family in the coming months, a dining set that provides comfortable seating and ample table top surface area is essential. From bistro-style tables and chairs to more traditional wood pieces, the best dining sets...

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12 Fantastic Picnic Baskets Perfect For Outdoor Entertaining (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2012 | 4:00 PM

We've been thinking up ways to entertain friends and family outdoors thanks to the sunny weather. And without a doubt it's the perfect time for picnics at the park, so we're turning an eye to handy and pretty picnic baskets.

Whether it's made of wicker or woven rattan, a...

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Buying Guide: Find The Best Outdoor Patio Umbrella For Your Home (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted May 14, 2012 | 8:00 AM

With hot summer days now quickly approaching, an essential outdoor accessory that will help you stay cool is a patio umbrella. They not only provide shading, but the wide variety of options in the marketplace also make them pretty accents for any outdoor space.

Although the style and size...

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Amazing Gardens: The Giant Flower Owls In Nantou County, Taiwan

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2012 | 2:58 PM

While flipping through the many inspiration boards on Pinterest this week, we stumbled on this snapshot of three giant owl sculptures that are beautifully overgrown with colorful flowers. Intrigued, we did some digging to find out more.

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Justin Timberlake And Estee Stanley's HomeMint Design Contest: Photo Of The Moment

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2012 | 2:09 PM

We recently checked in with Justin Timberlake and Estee Stanley about their new affordable decor line, HomeMint, which officially launched this week.

But what you might not have known was that the design duo are holding a contest -- and they've asked us to chime...

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Decor Ideas: 13 Pretty Table Settings That Will Impress Friends And Mom (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted May 11, 2012 | 2:04 PM

Whether you're getting ready to do some spring entertaining or just happen to be planning an intimate brunch for Mother's Day this weekend, what's certain to impress both guests and family alike is a well-dressed table. And, a pretty table setting doesn't necessarily mean you need expensive china or the...

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Architectural Digest Visits M. Night Shyamalan's Country Home Near Philadelphia

(2) Comments | Posted May 10, 2012 | 8:48 AM

Without a doubt, filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, The Village) has a natural affinity for Philadelphia. Not only is he known to base and shoot many of his movies there, Shyamalan also grew up in the countryside near the Pennsylvania city. So, it's no surprise that Shyamalan's current...

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Etsy Shop Tour: The Story Behind Designer Ursula Dean Of Modaspia

(3) Comments | Posted May 10, 2012 | 8:40 AM

Ursula Dean is the designer behind the Etsy shop Modaspia, and a mother of two. She runs her business with her husband out of a small studio in the town of Placerville, just northeast of the Bay Area in California.

Being a self-employed working mom, Dean's daily...

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House Tour: How Gallerist Francis Mill Lives With Art In His Berkeley, California Home (PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted May 9, 2012 | 2:28 PM

It's only natural for gallerist Francist Mill to incorporate plenty of art in his Berkeley, California home. Upon moving into his 1937 building, Mill replaced the media center in the living room with a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf and immediately put up his large collection of 20th-century artworks in its...

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Decor Ideas: 10 Ways To Decorate Your Bathroom With Color (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2012 | 2:20 PM

Since it's usually the room where you start and end your day, the bathroom should be one of the most relaxing place in the home. However, it's often hard to see past its small dimensions. And, while it may be simple to rearrange furniture in any other room of your...

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Dwell Magazine's 'Now99' May 2012 Issue Spotlights Innovations Influencing Design (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2012 | 12:20 PM

It really is all about changes at the modern home magazine Dwell. Following their special issue on outdoor living, Dwell has now rounded up the best innovators and ideas that are changing the world of design in their latest May 2012 issue,...

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'The Shops At Target' Debut A Collection Of Special Designer Collections, Available Near You

(2) Comments | Posted May 4, 2012 | 4:49 PM

We've been holding off on bringing spring items into our homes, but now Target is giving us all the reasons to shop new furnishings and accessories. The Shops at Target, a venture by the retailer featuring exclusive collections that the company has designed with smaller specialty stores, is...

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Dying Plant? Here's How To Bring It Back To Life (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2012 | 8:30 AM

After the cold months and the fickle weather this spring, there may be some wilting blooms in your garden. But, don't give up on them just yet. A few simple steps is all it takes to revive these dying plants and bring them back to life for the season.

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Decor Ideas Inspired By California Hotel Rooms (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted May 2, 2012 | 2:53 PM

Inspiration for our homes can come from all places, and right now our friends over at California Home + Design are looking to some of the Golden State's most dazzling hotels for a few decor ideas. And, they show us it's all in the small details of a...

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Buying Guide: Finding The Best Deck Chairs For Your Home (PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted April 30, 2012 | 2:54 PM

Without a doubt, one of the most essential furniture pieces for outdoor lounging is a comfortable deck chair. And, over the years, the deck chair has come to include a wider selection of designs, from colorful slingback seats to larger adirondack styles (some even recline). Lounger-like deck chairs make relaxing...

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DIY Idea: A Very Creative Shoe Storage Idea From 'Living In A Nutshell'

(17) Comments | Posted April 30, 2012 | 2:53 PM

Not too long ago, we showed you this great wall storage idea from DIY expert Janet Lee's new book, 'Living In A Nutshell'.

Most recently Janet wrote about some of her favorite shoe storage solutions, and we were impressed by her idea for...

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HomeMint Design Contest: Justin Timberlake And Estee Stanley Want To See Your Home (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted April 27, 2012 | 8:59 AM

Right now in the design world, all eyes are on HomeMint, a new affordable line of home goods that's designed and curated by musician and actor Justin Timberlake and his decorator friend Estee Stanley. While the collection reflects Timberlake and Stanley's shared passion for the home,...

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Dering Hall: Designer Madeline Stuart's Golden Rules For A Great Room

(23) Comments | Posted April 27, 2012 | 8:35 AM

Interior designer Madeline Stuart isn't exactly your typical decorator. After all, she's the daughter of Mel Stuart, the legendary director of the original Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. But, in the world of design Madeline stands tall on her own, with a signature furniture line and celebrity...

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Etsy Shop Tour: The Story Behind Fashion Company Alabama Chanin (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted April 26, 2012 | 8:24 AM

When Natalie Chanin, owner of the fashion company Alabama Chanin, came up with the idea to hand-sew 200 one-of-a-kind T-shirts on a whim, she never imagined it would become a means for her to give back to local artisans in Alabama.

Back then, Chanin was living in...

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