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Lifestyle 2020-09-21T13:03:00Z
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Disney's latest Halloween collection features candy-covered Crocs

This year's Disney Parks Halloween collection features spooky Crocs, Minnie Mouse ears, and spirit jerseys covered in sequins and candy.
Design 2020-09-17T20:22:00Z
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Monochromatic Portrait

Artist draws lifelike portraits using only one color

Derin Fletcher is an artist who draws lifelike monochromatic portraits. She gradually adds more pressure on the pencil to make the portrait pop.
Lifestyle 2020-09-17T12:52:00Z
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Interior designers reveal the 10 things worth splurging on in a home

The experts told Insider that if you're going to spend extra or invest in anything, it should be these home-decor items and furniture pieces.
Design 2020-09-16T20:22:00Z

This artist customizes Air Force 1s with celebrity portraits — here's how he creates his pieces

Cam Createz customizes Air Force 1s with celebrity portraits. He's created sneakers featuring Kobe Bryant, Shawn Mendes, and Billie Eilish.
Design 2020-09-15T23:22:00Z

How an artist perfects painting hyperrealistic eyes

Selene Salinas is an artist who paints photorealistic paintings of people's eyes. She's mastered the layering of colors and perfecting small details.
Design 2020-09-15T20:22:00Z

These 5 artists use the sidewalk as their canvas

These artists use the sidewalk as their canvas, using different materials to transform the ground beneath them.
Lifestyle 2020-09-15T15:54:00Z

The Jewish new year of Rosh Hashanah begins this Friday night. Here are 21 photos that show what New Year's celebrations look like across the globe.

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Friday, September 18. New Year's looks different depending on your location, culture, and customs.
Design 2020-09-14T23:22:00Z

How dress shoes are professionally restored

Preston Soto, the founder of The Elegant Oxford, will show us how he restores and reshapes a pair of Allen Edmonds Carlyles dress shoes into new.
Parenting 2020-09-14T20:50:36Z

How one teacher transformed her school's outdoor space into classrooms fit for hands-on learning

Jodi Sardanis, a special-education teacher at Northvale Public School in New Jersey, spent part of her summer building the outdoor classrooms.
Design 2020-09-14T18:17:51Z

Side-by-side images show the lengths people go to for the perfect picture

Artists are sharing side-by-side images of their photo setups and final images. The pictures highlight the work it takes to create a beautiful image.
Lifestyle 2020-09-14T14:11:00Z

The pandemic is transforming how Americans use public libraries, parks, and streets — and it's depriving vulnerable people of space when they need it most

Access to public space has long been fraught. In the aftermath of the pandemic, these divisions may only get worse.
Lifestyle 2020-09-10T13:32:00Z

Interior designers share 10 tricks to make your bathroom look and feel bigger

Small bathrooms can be a pain, but these tips and tricks from professional designers can help make your space feel bigger and brighter.
Lifestyle 2020-09-09T20:02:20Z

Interior designers share 12 things they would buy from Target right now

These home-decor experts shared some of the best things to buy at the retailer this month, from retro-inspired tables to beautiful throw pillows.
Design 2020-09-05T14:26:00Z

34 photos that captured hilarious coincidences in real life

Sometimes life really is stranger than fiction. Luckily, these people had cameras on them to prove it.
Design 2020-09-03T19:00:16Z

After the coronavirus upended their business, a couple built a tiny house in Hawaii and sold it for $98,000 — take a look inside

Taylor and Michaella McClendon built the 356-square-foot tiny house for around $55,000.
Design 2020-09-03T14:30:00Z

3 removable products to transform your rental kitchen

If you're a renter who's worried about remodeling your kitchen for fear of losing a security deposit, these products will spice up your decor without leaving a scratch.
Design 2020-09-01T14:30:00Z

What it takes to be a lettering artist for some of the world's biggest brands

Full-time lettering artist Seb Lester tells us how he became a lettering artist and what it takes to be one.
Design 2020-09-01T13:50:14Z

50 photos of beautiful tiny homes that will make you want to downsize

People across the world are living the tiny house lifestyle, calling yurts, school buses, tents, and RVs home.
Design 2020-08-31T21:38:03Z

Before-and-after photos show how the pandemic has changed classroom setups

From plastic shields to isolated desks, take a look at how seven teachers redesigned their classrooms for the upcoming school year.
Design 2020-08-29T20:22:00Z

Artist carves miniature sculptures on colored-pencil tips

Salavat Fidai is a sculptor who carves miniature sculptures on the tips of colored pencils. He makes sculptures of pop-culture characters.
Design 2020-08-29T19:44:37Z

An Ohio man built an outdoor 'bar' for his neighborhood squirrels to snack on cashews and pecans

Michael Dutko, a woodworker in Ohio, helped solve a neighborhood squirrel problem by building a "bar" where the rodents can gather and snack on nuts.
Design 2020-08-28T20:22:00Z

Artist creates fluid art with a dustpan

Priscilla Batzell is an artist who creates fluid art using a dustpan. She layers multiple paint colors and then drags it across a canvas.
Design 2020-08-27T20:22:00Z

Artist turns cartoon characters into creepily realistic figures

Adam Dougherty is a special effects artist who creates realistic silicone figures modeled after famous cartoon characters.
Design 2020-08-27T19:52:00Z

Makeup artist creates nightmarish looks using teeth

Roligore is a special effects makeup artist who transforms herself into nightmarish creations using teeth.
Lifestyle 2020-08-27T12:55:00Z

We had interior designers critique 10 famous apartments from shows like 'Friends' and 'Gossip Girl'

The pros called out the best and worst parts of these fictional living spaces from a variety of hit series like "Big Bang Theory" and "Seinfeld."
Design 2020-08-26T20:22:00Z

This Hermès Birkin bag is actually a sculpture carved from paper

Felix Semper creates moving sculptures out of paper. He made the Hermès Himalayan Birkin bag, which is one of the most expensive bags in the world.
Design 2020-08-26T19:21:12Z

A teacher in Wisconsin is building a 12-sided outdoor classroom for her 4th-grade students

At Prarie Hill Waldorf School, students will face all elements — snow, rain, wind, and sunshine — while they learn outside this school year.
Design 2020-08-26T17:35:44Z

An 11-year-old girl bought an old camper for $400 and turned it into a chic tiny house on wheels — here's how she did it

Lauren Nelson wanted her own space amid the coronavirus pandemic, so she used money she had saved up from past holidays to buy the camper.
Design 2020-08-21T14:30:00Z

8 tools that make home-improvement projects easier

From an adjustable bricklayer to a wheelbarrow that loads from the ground, these eight tools take the heavy labor out of any home-improvement project.
Design 2020-08-20T20:22:00Z

How $1,000 Louboutins are professionally restored

Vincent Rao Jr. is a cobbler based in New York City who's going to turn a worn down pair of $1,000 Christian Louboutin heels into like new condition.
Design 2020-08-20T15:06:29Z

Before-and-after photos show how a couple transformed a dark and dreary house in Bangkok into a modern oasis

Pear Junglin and Nont Taechahasadin spent eight months revamping a three-story Bangkok home, adding a new facade, zen patio, and custom home office.
Design 2020-08-19T23:22:00Z

These furniture pieces can be folded flat in seconds

Degrees of Freedom is a company that creates origami-inspired furniture and home products. These include a lamp, a side table, and even a ring box.
Lifestyle 2020-08-19T21:24:34Z

2 teachers in Florida transformed their desks into Jeeps to ease students into social distancing

Two teachers in Florida didn't want plastic dividers to create an isolating environment, so they transformed their desks into colorful Jeeps.
Design 2020-08-19T20:22:00Z

This liquid wallpaper can be applied in seconds

Silk Plaster is a liquid wallpaper that is applied by combining water and the dry mixture and evenly spreading it on the wall using a trowel.
Design 2020-08-19T16:43:19Z

26 photos of abandoned buildings that were turned into charming homes

Purchasing an abandoned home might seem a daunting prospect, but these buyers were able to turn neglected buildings into beautiful places to live.
Design 2020-08-18T23:22:00Z

Artist creates dotted pottery designs

Hannah Billingham is an artist who pipes dots onto pottery to create designs. She then glazes, fires, and paints the pieces to complete them.
Design 2020-08-18T20:22:00Z

Artist recreates lifelike portraits of celebrities with paint

Safeyah Aljabouri is an artist from Manchester who works in realism. A popular request for her work is portraits of celebrities.
Design 2020-08-18T14:30:00Z

25 ways you can revamp your home

From glitter paint to hidden wine cellars, these are 25 products and services that will help revamp your home.
Travel 2020-08-17T21:04:54Z

A company is selling custom-built, renovated school buses that allow you to live and work anywhere you want

Mybushotel, which used to host trips in revamped vehicles, now sells its custom renovated school buses online for between $45,000 to $64,000.
Lifestyle 2020-08-15T15:30:00Z

Interior designers share 10 ways to make your bedroom look better for free

Interior-design experts share their best advice and tips for making a bedroom look better without buying anything new or spending any money.
Travel 2020-08-13T17:10:46Z

I paid $1,000 to sleep in a tiny house on a remote island in the middle of New York City — and it was not worth the price

Collective Retreats has tiny homes on Governors Island that cost $1,000 a night, but the high price tag only includes scenic views and a complimentary breakfast.
Travel 2020-08-12T15:00:27Z

You and 5 friends can rent a hot tub boat and navigate around Seattle's famous Lake Union

People can spot Seattle's Space Needle and take in the skyline from the warmth of a floating hot tub.
Travel 2020-08-10T17:48:06Z

Old ice vaults on the riverfront in Prague have been converted into spaces for bars and galleries

As part of a riverfront revitalization project, 20 old vaults are now home to modern clubs, restaurants, libraries, cafés, and public restrooms.
Design 2020-08-08T19:44:15Z

TikTok users can't get enough of this 'skinny house' outside of Chicago that has an abnormally narrow design

A TikTok user's video shows the "pie house" in Deerfield, Illinois. The two-bedroom, three-bath home was recently on the market for $269,900.
Travel 2020-08-06T16:37:06Z

You and your friends could spend the night in an eco-friendly home in the middle of the desert

A community in Taos, New Mexico, has eco-friendly Earthships available to rent on Airbnb, and visitors can enjoy starry nights and sunsets
Lifestyle 2020-08-06T15:04:00Z

Interior designers reveal the 10 things in your bedroom you should get rid of

From bedside lamps to extra pillows, here's what decorating experts suggest you toss from your bedroom to create a cleaner, better-looking space.
Entertainment 2020-08-06T13:56:00Z

What 25 famous cartoon animals look like in real life

From "Lion King" to "Scooby-Doo," here's how some of the most iconic animated characters compare to their real-life animal counterparts.
Design 2020-08-03T19:58:21Z

23 photos of churches that were turned into beautiful homes

People are purchasing old churches that date back centuries and turning them into modern homes with pools, granite countertops, and office spaces.
Design 2020-08-03T19:35:00Z

A mom and her daughter transform old RVs into modern tiny homes, and more than 200 people are on their waiting list. Here's how they got started.

Cortni Armstrong was on the brink of homelessness when she moved into an RV. She fell in love with the lifestyle and now runs a renovation business with her mom.
Design 2020-07-31T20:22:00Z

How a $3,000 Chanel bag is professionally restored

Gerry Gallagher restores and repairs expensive designer handbags. He restores an iconic and fashionable but damaged caviar leather Chanel bag.
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