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How to Create a Vignette

Add drama to a drab corner or coffee table with a tried-and-true decorating secret -- vignettes. Assemble your favorite objet d'art and a few flea market finds, and voilà, you've just scored high-design dividends without laying out a lot of cash.


How to Select Lighting for Outdoor Living

The right lighting can transform your backyard into a sanctuary you can use throughout the day and night. With so many choices on the market, how do you pick what's best for your space? See more »

Epsom salts have amazing health benefits–here are 13 ways to use Epsom salts, including a relaxing bath, a face scrub and a hair volumizer. It’s also a miracle cure-all, helping to remove splinters and reduce swelling of sprains and bruises. One ingredient really does fit all! See more »

I’ve been thinking about extra shampoo ever since I sent a box of random bars of hotel soap and shampoo bottles to Clean the World–a smart and admirable non-profit that sends unused soap and shampoo to people at risk of acute infection and disease due to lack of soap. See more »

Vinegar works as well as conventional fabric softener without the health risks or the waste or the animal fat. See more »

10 ways you can keep watersheds clean are explained in this article. Learn about 10 ways you can keep watersheds clean. See more »

Don't kill spiders and instead keep them around your house. Find out why you shouldn't kill spiders. See more »

Can lobsters live forever? Find out if lobsters can live forever in this article. See more »

Pad packages with reusable materials or items destined for the garbage or recycling. Learn more about the 10 alternative packing materials. See more »

New tips on how to recycle and reuse your aluminum foil. Learn more about these six more reuses for aluminum foil. See more »

Composting tips for the apartment dweller. Learn more about building a compost box in your apartment. See more »