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A Floral Designer's Colorful, Contemporary Cape Town Home — House Tour

Name: Lana Fredericks Location: Green Point — Cape Town, South Africa Size: 700 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, renting In contrast to its vibrant urban setting, Lana's apartment has a calm and collected ambiance with plenty of botanical touches thanks to her line of work. Show More Summary

4 Gift Ideas from Goop's "Ridiculous, But Awesome" 2017 Guide, For Much Less

Love it or hate it, Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle magazine Goop has become a cultural talking point — and its "Ridiculous, But Awesome Gift Guide" for the 2017 holiday season is full of luxury nonsense worth talking about. READ MORE »

9 Unique Ways to Customize the BEKVAM Step Stool

IKEA's BEKVAM step stool is the $20 item we see over and over again in readers' homes. It's solid wood and comes unpainted or in black or white. It's super utilitarian – but can also add style to your home, especially if you take a little time to make it your own. Show More Summary

Harry Styles Is the Plant Lady We All Aspire To Be

I've come to appreciate Harry Styles over the past year. Despite never being a particularly big fan of One Direction—I'm of the NKOTB/BSB/NSYNC era of boy bandery—I am quite enamored with Harry's solo album, shorter hair, wild wardrobe, and especially, his penchant for being a true plant lady. Don't believe me on that last one? We have the receipts. READ MORE »

Before and After: From Slapdash Kitchen to a Blue-Grey Beauty

Here's a kitchen that makes me think, "Sure! Great! I've paid many dollars every month for the privilege of cooking in much worse and much, much smaller spaces!" But all is not what it seems, so click through for the total transformation and the truth about what the kitchen was like before the makeover. READ MORE »

Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas That Will Take 10 Minutes or Less

When you're elbow deep in mashed sweet potatoes and poultry cavities, the last thing you have time to do is elaborately decorate for Thanksgiving. After all, literally the very next day, everyone is on to Christmas, so putting a ton of effort into styling your home for turkey day always seems like a bit of a loss. Show More Summary

Never Panic About Leaving the Oven On Again: This Smart Sensor Alerts You To Anything Wrong at Home

Ever leave the house with a nagging panic? Whether your personal nightmare is that you left the coffeepot or iron being left on or the pipes bursting when you're not home on a below-freezing night, there's a new smart home sensor that could be just the kind of anxiety-killing remedy that we need. READ MORE »

These Parents Had a Hilarious Reaction To Their Kid Drawing on the Wall

In general, kids are agents of destruction. Spills and messes follow in their wake, and it's easy to freak out about it, or you could roll with it. When they found their kid drawing on the wall, these Canadian parents chose the latter. READ MORE »

Rent Kelly Osbourne's West Hollywood Condo for $19.5K a Month

Reality TV star Kelly Osbourne, daughter of metal icon Ozzy Osbourne and talk show host Sharon Osbourne, is renting out her luxe condo in West Hollywood, California's famed Sierra Towers building. This isn't your mama's Airbnb rental;...Show More Summary

Genius Disguises for Textured Popcorn Ceilings

We don't give ceilings enough credit for the effect they have on a room. Whether they draw the eye upward with bold paint, or add detailed definition with molding, ceilings help set the mood for your home. Even if you have a beautifully decorated room, a popcorn ceiling instantly casts a dated vibe over your hard work. Show More Summary

10 Gifts You Can Make from Photos That Are Worth A Thousand Words

There are few things more personal than gifting photos during the holidays. But when you spend the time taking, editing, and picking the perfect ones, the last place you want them buried is in another photo album on the bookshelf or in the back of the closet. READ MORE »

Cool Product Alert: A Smart Night Stand

Alright, what do you call a modern minimalist night stand that has a built in mobile controlled audio system, smart locking cabinet, wireless phone charger, motion activated night light and a sunrise alarm? Answer: The Curvilux Smart Nightstand. Get it on Amazon.

The secrets to a Thanksgiving #tablescape that will blow up on Instagram

For the Thanksgiving that Diana and Josh Perrin host every year, they draw inspiration from tablescapes they feature on their hugely popular Casa de Perrin Instagram feed, which has more than 288,000 followers.

I miss her every Thanksgiving, and try not to wonder 'What if...?'

I remember her every year at this time — and when I see the Missed Connections on Craigslist, where strangers who were too shy to connect when they first crossed paths hope to unite. These personal ads imply that lost opportunities can be found. That’s why I gave a blanket to a woman I didn’t know....

Science Makes the Case For Putting Up Holiday Decorations Early

To my fellow grinches, we might be too quick to judge our holiday loving brethren. According to a new study, those who bust out the winter wonderland decor early might have something to teach us Christmas cranks. READ MORE »

Invest in a fragrant spring by planting sweet peas — now

There's nothing quite as fragrant as sweet peas. You can make this lovely English garden-type scene a reality in your yard, but you need to act now, because fall is prime time for planting this cool-weather flower in Southern California.

HGTV's "Rehab Crazy" Stars On What It Takes to Turn An Old House Around — HGTV's "Rehab Crazy" Stars On Turning an Old House Around

Cathy, and her husband Garrett, are just two design lovers living a "quiet, country life" (her words) in Washington state. Here are a few things that that quiet country life entails: rehabbing a 105-year-old farmhouse into their family home, flipping a 117-year-old house, and working on an HGTV pilot. Show More Summary

Lloyd Wright's Infamous Sowden House Is On the Market

In 1926, architect Lloyd Wright (yep, son of Frank) built this "neo Mayan" home in Los Feliz for friend and artist John Sowden. The property is currently for sale for $4.7 million. READ MORE »

5 Creative Holiday Cards that Won't End Up in the Landfill

Do you cringe at the thought of how many holiday cards are tossed in the recycling (or worse, the trash bin) come January 1st? If you're trying to be more waste-conscious, or have friends and family who are, you might want to consider alternatives to traditional greeting cards. Show More Summary

Hair Nah! The Cathartic Travel Game for Black Women

I'm not going home for Thanksgiving, but if I were, there are a few things I would do to prepare myself for traveling back to the Midwest during one of the craziest times of the year: Force myself to pack light, download a meditation app, and mentally prepare to have my hair touched. READ MORE »

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