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Make Your Own Waterproof Matches

Use an old chunk of crayon to create a batch of waterproof matches for camping. Read more on MAKE The post Make Your Own Waterproof Matches appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

20 Homes With Curb Appeal and Gorgeous Details You Can Steal (PHOTOS)

Post by Stephanie Dennis. From the front walk to the front door, these 20 inspiring homes all have details drool-worthy enough to stop traffic in their neighborhoods. We've gathered homes from coast-to-coast, from big to small, and from classic to modern. Show More Summary

The Best Home Security System to Protect You and Your Home

There’s no doubt that we at Freshome love helping you enhance your home’s aesthetics. From eye-popping wall art to dynamite floor selections, we believe your home should make you proud. However, we also know that a home is more than just a collection of things. Show More Summary

Caitlin's Mid Century Minnesotan Dream Home — House Call

Pin it Name: Caitlin Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota My husband and I had been searching for a house to buy on and off for a little over a year. For so long our list of priorities/needs/wants didn't pan out until this house. My husband couldn't come to the open house so I called up my mom and she attended it with me. Show More Summary

5 New & Unusual Places to Hang a Picture Frame

Pin it Walls. How boring, right? I mean, everybody hangs their artwork on walls these days. You... you need something different. Whether you have more art than walls or just an adventurous style and spirit, here are a handful of surfaces around your home that you might not have thought to hang a frame on. READ MORE »

What Every Teen Should Know About Making Salad — The Kitchn

Pin it "How do you make that dressing?" I didn't give it much thought until my son asked. It seems simple — and it is — but it hadn't dawned on me to teach my kids to make a basic vinaigrette. Maybe because I never knew how until I met my French mother-in-law. From The Kitchn ? What Every Teenager Should Know About Making Salad READ MORE »

Find the Right Fridge: A Style Breakdown

Parallel Pulse's Live/Work Loft Pin it There are all kinds of ways that different households need to use their fridge and luckily, there are now lots of different styles to buy. Need help navigating the appliance aisle? We'll start with who you are and tell you which kind of fridge to consider. READ MORE »

Farida's Peach & Gold Nursery — My Room

Pin it Name: Farida (1) Location: Doha, Qatar I'm an interior designer so naturally I started designing my baby's nursery ever since I found out I was pregnant, I was researching ideas all day and trying to track down items that I had seen online and liked. READ MORE »

Curvy Cyprus Chapel Combines Traditional + Modern

10 hours agoLifestyle / House & Home : Dornob

Without the little cross on top, you might never guess that this whimsical little building is actually a Greek Orthodox chapel. Located in Paphos, Cyprus, the chapel combines two styles typical of churches in this area. Inland, churches usually features sloped roofs with double aisles. Nearer the coast, they tend to sport a single arched volume […]

Gaudí's Casa Vicens to be Museum — Design News

Pin it Built in 1888, the first house that Antoni Gaudí ever designed is being converted into a museum, set to open Fall 2016. READ MORE »

Rethink It: 4 Ways to Use IKEA MANDAL That's Not a Headboard

Alison's Natural Light Pin it With its adjustable shelves, the IKEA Mandal headboard is already fairly adaptable, but have you thought of using it in ways other than a headboard? These folks did; perhaps it will inspire you to look at the Mandal with new eyes of possibility. READ MORE »

Modern Etiquette: Are "Taboo Topics" Still a Thing?

The Kitchn Pin it The other week, after reading yet another vaguely shame-y "how to behave in your 30s" article on some blog or another, I got to thinking about conversation etiquette and how it's changed over the generations. It was once commonly accepted that topics such as money, religion, and politics were not discussed in polite company. Show More Summary

7 Inspiring Color Combinations for the Bedroom

Pin it Looking to add a little color to your bedroom? Check out these 7 color combinations that are both lovely and and restful — perfect for your sleeping space. READ MORE »

5 Savvy Travel Habits of Inflight MVPs

Pin it The glamorous golden age of air travel is long gone, but some savvy travelers are still champs at breezily getting from point A to point B without ruffling feathers along the way. What are their go-to habits that you can copy? These! READ MORE »

5 Kickstarter Home Products We've Got Our Eye On

Pin it For this week's dose of "Why didn't I think of that?," here are five up-and-coming projects on the fundraising site Kickstarter that could potentially change the way you wash dishes, do laundry and entertain your cats. READ MORE »

Rachelle's 1729 Yorkshire Farmhouse — House Tour

Pin it Name: Rachelle Blondel, husband Keith, children Tom, Jake, and Violet, Stanley the dog, and four cats Location: North Yorkshire; England, UK Years lived in: 14 years; Rented 'Tread gently, live simply' is sewn onto the apronsShow More Summary

Island Insanity: 20 Kitchen Islands Gone Wild

Pin it With the right combination of shape, materials, and functionality, an island can be a show-stopping centerpiece for your kitchen. I've got a kitchen island fixation, and lately I'm noticing plenty of clever, luxe, glamorous, or just plain OTT islands floating around the internet. Here's a round-up of some of the best. READ MORE »

12 Global-Inspired Patterns and Prints for Boho-Chic Home Decor (PHOTOS)

Post by Stephanie Dennis. Thanks to an incredible array of home products inspired by global travel, the world is truly your decorating oyster! Gorgeous block-printed textiles from India, Indigo-dyed designs inspired by Asia, Ikat patterns, and bold tribal motifs are influencing design in everything from furniture to home accessories. Show More Summary

Scandinavian Living Room Design: Ideas & Inspiration

The Scandinavian aesthetic can be applied to many different spaces. Its love of simplicity, natural elements, and functionality is especially ideal for a living room. Take a glimpse inside some lovely, organized and comfortable living rooms that their inspiration from Scandinavian design and get inspiration for yourself. For more regular updates from Home Designing, join […]

Alice, Our House Sitter Killed Our Plants — Ask Alice: Advice for Life at Home

Pin it Dear Alice, My girlfriend and I just returned from a two week trip to find that all of our plants (except the cactus and some succulents) have died. Before we left we arranged with a friend to take care of our plants and come check on our apartment while we were gone. READ MORE »

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