DIY projects give boring, bland or beat-up furniture updated style.

1. Marble-ous work

Marbled brightly colored paint swirls across the drawers of this old desk. Now there is energy to spare in this work spot.

2. Sweet dreams

Removing the doors from a 1970s end table makes for a convenient spot for your pooch to sleep—a coordinating pillow softens it. Paint the renewed piece a hue to match your decor.

3. Sweet dreams

Removing the doors from a 1970s end table makes for a convenient spot for your pooch to sleep—a coordinating pillow softens it. Paint the renewed piece a hue to match your decor.

4. Sparkling sideboard

Update a dark wood sideboard with bright paint and sparkling hardware. A paint pen makes fast work of the geometric design on the doors.

5. Rising above the past

Stems lift bold-color flowers up the face of this renewed cabinet. Bright white and a subtle pattern keep the attention on the blossoms.

5 Easy DIY Furniture Makeovers

The best thing about spring rolls is that they can be filled with crisp vegetables, pork, chicken, shrimps, fish or tofu – it is entirely up to you. The rice spring roll wrappers are gluten free so it is easy to create gluten-free and vegan meal. If you have never made spring rolls before, let us assure you that they are super easy to prepare and you can whip them up in less than half an hour. Plus they are satisfying without being overly filling.

1. Smoked Pulled Pork Spring Rolls

Here is a delicious and healthy use for any extra pulled pork you may have around the house. These Smoked Pulled Pork Spring Rolls are fun version of a traditional vegetable or shrimp spring roll.

2. Fruit Spring Rolls

There are so many ways you can make spring rolls. Why couldn’t we fill them with fruits and create a sweet treat that is actually healthy? These rainbow fruit spring rolls are an ultimate treat for all the fruit-lovers, chocolate-lovers and caramel-lovers! Crunchy apples, tangy kiwis, sweet mango and strawberries, healthy spinach and the soft rice paper wraps make a unique dessert on your table.

3. Vegan BLT Spring Rolls

Here is the perfect combination of vegan bacon, lettuce, and tomato. This combo is not only tasty in sandwiches or wraps but they also make a perfect filling in spring rolls. Add some slices of avocados if you are in for a treat.

4. Teriyaki Veggie Spring Rolls

These Teriyaki Veggie Spring Rolls are not only light and tasty but also surprisingly filling. The brown rice spring roll wrappers are a bit more durable than the normal rice papers. And the best thing about them is that you can use any veggies you happen to have in your fridge.

5. Kimchi Kale Spring Rolls

Kimchi is a a traditional Korean dish, where each region and season has its own distinct kimchi ingredients and flavors. It’s actually fermented cabbage that adds a gorgeous flavor and texture to food. It’s a superfood – along with sauerkraut, yogurt, kefir and pickles – that is full of beneficial probiotics. Try them in spring rolls with a sweet mango coconut dipping sauce!

5 Best Fresh Spring Roll Recipes

These plant varieties can become a real godsend for those who wish to freshen up the atmosphere of their office or house, even if there’s a lack of sunlight. They fare great in darkened rooms or in low light.

1. Snake Plant

While the name is fun, this succulent is pretty tame (read: easy!) when it comes to maintenance. More light will help it grow, but it can tolerate darkness — just watch out for root rot caused by overwatering

2. Chinese Evergreen

Since this plant is one of the most durable indoor plants (it does quite well in low light) and only needs to be fertilized once or twice a year, it's ideal for beginner gardeners.

3. Dragon Tree

Spiky leaves that grow upwards and have a red outline makes the name of this plant absolutely perfect. But direct sunlight could damage them – so give this guy some sun and some shade.

4. Dieffenbachia

Filtered light is best for this plant. Try using a curtain as a barrier between it and the sun, especially during the the spring and summer when the plant is producing new, tender leaves.

5. Heart-Leaf Philodendron

The sweetheart plant (a nickname given because of the shape of its glossy leaves) can stand dim rooms, but requires pinching to prevent it from growing in long, single stems.

5 Houseplants That Can Survive in Even the Darkest Corner

Inspired by the upcoming warm days we gathered the top 5 easy hairstyles that you can do in no time, with little effort. Going to the hairdressers can be quite expensive, if you want to save some money and improve your hairdressing skills then scroll down for a few ideas. The wedding hairstyles are mostly loosen, wavy and easy to put back in place if something happens while the wedding. The wavy texture gives a romantic note to the bride’s look, if you opt for a more tight look then you might want to go to a specialist a.k.a hairdresser. Sit back and pick a beautiful hairstyle just for you, for your wedding day.

1. The Loose Twist

For a bohemian, romantic look make this loose twist in under one minute. Tease on section at the crown, gather the sides and start twisting it in a small bun at the back of your head. Secure bun in place with bobby pins and hairspray. For a more stunning effect, curl the ends of your hair.

2. Hollywood Waves

The Hollywood waves hairstyle is not that common among the brides, so why not be unique? Comb your hair and divide it in to two sections. Flip one section on top of the other and secure with clips. Curl your hair with a curling wand. Brush your hair. Find the waves and place clips, to soften the waves. Spray hairspray and remove the clips.

3. “Game of Thrones” Hairstyle

The ladies from the “Game Of Thrones” series have the best braids, if you want to copy Khaleesi’s style then follow the instructions. Make small braids at each side of your head. Back comb the back section of the hair, take the braid from each side and tuck it under the back combed section. Secure with bobby pins.

4. Messy Romantic Twist

A simple twist for a hot summer wedding day is just what you need. Just twist your hair, sideways, constantly adding pieces of hair (just like french braid). Secure it with a hair-tie and loosen the twist by running your hands through the twist.

5. Dutch Headband Braid

The traditional Dutch braid will give you the perfect romantic look that you are looking for on your big day. Separate a top front section of your hair and braid it towards the opposite side, it should end at the top of the ear. Now, secure it with a few bobby pins and hairspray (optional).

5 DIY Easy Wedding Hairstyles

You'll find lower-fat and lower-calorie versions of casseroles, soups, stews, wrap, salads and more among our favorite healthy dinner options.

1. Cilantro Cauliflower "Rice"

This nutritious alternative to rice is a tasty side dish for Mexican meals. Try it in a burrito with refried black beans, cheddar cheese and assorted toppers. Full recipe here

2. Blackened Chicken with Avocado Salsa

A zesty fresh salsa tops flavorful chicken breast. A little bit of creamy avocado goes a long way to making the dish taste more indulgent than it really is. Full recipe here

3. Baked Ratatouille Sausage Penne

What's the secret to keeping this pasta casserole as healthy as it is cozy? Lean turkey sausage, whole wheat pasta and just a sprinkling of cheese. Full recipe here

4.  Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken

Think this is loaded in fat and calories? Think again! Herb bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese make the coating on this oven-baked dish extra tasty. Full recipe here

5. Sesame Orange Beef

This Asian-style stir-fry is loaded with sweet, orange-y flavor and can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. Full recipe here

5 Healthy Dinner Recipes

Garden blooms take on fresh looks in these displays. See how to show off your flowers in gorgeous displays.

1. One of a kind

Because they're available year-round, you can count on roses when you need a quick and lovely arrangement. A mass of pink roses makes for drama.

2. Sunny side

Combine different colors of the same flower for a striking bouquet. From yellow to orange to black, all sunflowers bring bright summer sun inside.

3. Casual ease

Even the simplest of containers can make for a charming vase. Here, stems of herbs (try fennel or mustard seed) stuck in Mason jars communicate summertime ease.

4. Framework

Yes, fresh water in the container will help your bouquet last longer; however, never spray a bouquet with water, which encourages fungi to develop. Here, hosta leaves frame cosmos and oak leaf viburnum.

5. Old-fashioned display

Tufts of chestnut flowers peek out of a peony bouquet in this cobalt sap bucket. The bouquet is actually in a mason jar inside the bucket—the jar helps stabilize the bucket.

5 Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Stuffed meat rolls are not only delicious but also pretty easy to prepare. Exactly what you need when you are preparing for a dinner party, let alone Christmas dinner. Holidays call for the most decadent dishes of the year. And some of the most sensational dishes to grace your table are the stuffed meat rolls. Just think about a stuffed flank steak roasted to perfection! They are relatively inexpensive, versatile and is great at feeding a group. You can use chicken, pork, lamb, turkey or beef and the stuffing brings variety too: herbs, veggies, hard boiled eggs, dried fruits and so on. We have selected ten recipes that are very serious contender for top spot on your Christmas table!

1. Pork Roulade with Butternut Squash ad Ginger Chutney

This delicious Pork Roulade with Candied Butternut Squash and Ginger Chutney is definitely a recipe that you might want to save for special occasions. After preparing the aromatic chutney – with ginger, butternut squash, walnuts, raisins, cardamom, cinnamon, clove – spread it over the entire surface of the meat, roll it up and place it in a Dutch oven. Roast for 2,5-3 hours.

2. Braciole di Manzo – Italian Beef Rolls in Tomato Sauce

This is a recipe for the fans of the Italian cuisine (who does not love it, by the way…)! Braciole is a delicious, traditional dish from Italy with a combination of flavors that will make you fall in love with it. The filling consists of Prosciutto, pine nuts, raisins, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese and herbs. Delicious, distinctive, and fun to make and serve and it has a festive feel to it.

3. Apricot-Whiskey Glazed Chicken Roulade

This Apricot-Whiskey Glazed Chicken Roulade is a simple breast of chicken stuffed with a savory, dried apricots, toasted pecans, fresh herbs and topped off with a warming and sweet apricot-whiskey glaze. It makes an elegant dinner, also perfect for your Christmas table.

4. Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget about dry, blend meatloafs! Here is the bacon wrapped, cheese stuffed meatloaf, an exciting version of the classic American comfort dish. The meat mixture is made with ground chuck and ground sirloin, and cheese for extra flavor! The whole loaf is topped with bacon plus a glaze that adds a bit of sweetness to the meatloaf. Prepare this easy dish during the holidays for your guests, and don’t forget to make meatloaf sandwiches with the leftovers.

5. Matambre – Argentinian Stuffed Flank Stake

Matambre is an Argentinian stuffed flank steak with all kinds of goodies inside. The stuffing is a mixture of garlic, cilantro, parsley and olive oil, bell peppers and hard boiled eggs. After butterflying a very thin cut of beef (flank steak), take a meat mallet and pound it until it’s even, add the stuffing, roll it up and with some butcher twine tie up to make sure it holds together. All that’s left to do now is grill it to perfection.

5 Festive Stuffed Meat Roll Recipes

Apples are not only deliciously crispy and healthy but also very pretty. These colorful, shiny fruits can be a beautiful decorative element to your home. Now that fall has arrived and all the leaves change into beautiful autumn colors, it is time to dress up your home in autumnal decoration. We have selected ten creative DIY ideas all made with fresh apples. Besides eating apples, build beautiful apple centerpieces, apple candles or shelves decors.

1. Apple Place Card

Here is a creative and really decorative place-card idea. Perfect for an autumn wedding or Thanksgiving place setting. Simply create a nice little bouquet of sprigs, add the decoratively cut piece of paper with the name on it and stick it into the carved apple.

2. Floating Apples

Apples don’t sink when put in water so they make perfect floating tealights. This is a quick and easy decorating idea that you can use indoors and outdoors as well. This rustic and natural floating apple tealight makes a beautiful centrepiece and perfect as an autumn wedding decoration too. To fill up the gap between the apples add chestnuts or colorful leaves.

3. Apple Topiary Centerpiece

This apple topiary centerpiece is so easy to prepare. You’ll only need apples, fresh sprigs of greenery, a foam topiary form, some floral skewers and a nice flower pot. You can choose a cone shape foam form if that fits into your home design better. Experiment with colors by adding green apples or make the same decoration with fresh pears!

4. Apple Wreath

Hang different wreaths on your front door to celebrate the change of season. You can create an autumnal decoration in half-an-hour by following the second tutorial. Buy a metal wreath form at a craft store, pick some fresh greens such as Nandina and Eucalyptus and some granny smith apples. Add pine cones and red ribbon and you’ll have a beautiful Christmas wreath.

5. Apple and Glass

If you have a small bouquet of flowers, a few apples and a nice glass vase you can easily create a beautiful centerpiece for your dining table. The halved apples will cover the stalks and keep your bouquet in place. Make sure to put a few drops of lemon juice to keep the apples from browning.

5 Ways To Decorate Home With Apples

These past few months of winter were a torture to our skin, causing dryness and cracking. That’s why it is crucial to prepare ourselves for spring season, to heal our skin and to protect it from the sun. There are just a few things that you need to remember to keep your skin healthy and glowing. Some of these tips are good to remember and use throughout the entire year, they are universal and a must-know information to every lady. Don’t hesitate, scroll down and read the most effective ways to take care of your skin this upcoming spring month. Enjoy

1. Lip Care

Your lips are very sensitive to temperature change. The low winter temperatures make you loose moisture through your lips than anywhere else on your body. Don’t lick your lips, the saliva is too acidic to the soft skin and it drys your lips out.

2. Treat Yourself

The spa is the prefect place to freshen your winter skin. If you can afford a day at the spa, your skin will love it. Massages, facials, customized skin treatments, body wraps are just one of the many services available for pampering your skin.

3. Soak

If you want to really dedicate yourself to having a silky skin do this. Fill your bathtub and sprinkle in baking soda. Add 2 cups of warm milk and a few drops of your favorite essential oil. Soak for 30 minutes and dry with a soft towel. Make sure you moisturize after with a body milk of your choice.

4. Moisturize

After you are done exfoliating your skin, you’d want to keep it soft and moisturized throughout the whole day. The best time to apply moisturizer is after a shower, when the hot water causes the pores on your skin to open and the cream would absorb much efficiently.

5. Use Sunscreen

You can get sunburns throughout the entire year, not just sunburns but  when the UV lights are stronger your skin can get blemished underneath and you won’t be able to see it, the skin blemishes may show after many years or at old age. In order to protect your skin use sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher.

5 Tips To Prepare Your Skin For Spring

Sure, marigolds make great bedding plants, but their bold blooms also enhance cut flower arrangements. Here are seven bright ways to display your favorite marigolds.
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Easy-to-grow marigolds produce a profusion of brightly colored blooms. Here are seven ideas for showing off cut marigolds' brilliant colors.

1. Decorate a wreath.

Transform a grapevine wreath into a bright floral display by trimming the stems of your marigolds so they are just short enough to weave into the vines of the wreath. Try this idea in the fall with pumpkins for accents!

2. Mix it up.

Use large marigolds like 'Giant Orange' Africans to anchor an arrangement that includes a mix of other, smaller flowers and greenery. In addition to 'Giant Orange,' this McCoy vase holds 'Tangerine Gem' marigolds, Zinnia 'Queen Red Lime', 'Yves Piaget' roses and two scented geraniums: 'Concolor Lace' and 'Lady Plymouth.'

3. Contrast cool and warm.

Display warm-colored blooms in jars of a contrasting cool color to make your arrangement pop. Flowers shown below (clockwise from top left): Tagetes erecta 'Giant Yellow', Tagetes tenuifolia 'Tangerine Gem', Tagetes patula 'Frances' Choice', Tagetes erecta 'Giant Orange', Tagetes tenuifolia 'Red Gem' and Tagetes patula 'Durango Red'

4. Be bold.

Pairing marigolds with a few larger, boldly-colored flowers – like these pink roses – allows a small arrangement to make a big statement. An old-fashioned stoneware pitcher gives a casual farmhouse feel to the display of 'Yves Piaget' roses, 'Durango Red' and 'Red Gem' marigolds and a few Persian carpet zinias (Zinnia haageana).

5.  Go vertical. 

A wooden ladder turns three simple jars of marigolds into an eye-catching display. This method can be used indoors or out; it’s perfect for transforming a dreary corner of a room or for accenting your deck or garden. Swap out the blooms with fresh flowers as needed

5 Gorgeous Ways to Show Off Your Marigolds

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