How To: Creepy Halloween Makeup Special Effects

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created at: 2009-10-30

See horrifying DiY Zombie makeup tutorial by Zombiecore.

It's almost crunch time. What's it going to be for Saturday night? Scoochmaroo has done all the leg work collecting and compiling some of the most hideous Halloween special effects makeup tutorials from Instructables. If you're into gore and hideous zombies, you'll eat these up. Elf ears was the only photo tame enough to post front page, but here's a peek at

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Montauk Lake House

by DIY Maven

created at: 2009-10-27

This lake house by Murdock Young is a stunner...all 4,500 square feet of it. I especially love the modern elements combined with those New England-y mainstays such as cedar shingles, painted pine board, exposed trusses and drift wood. All that white could feel a little chilly in some climes, but I'd be willing to give it a go!

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My Cardboard House Remodel

by DIY Maven

created at: 2009-10-27

Last week MWT brought home this cute little two-story house with a request that it be remodeled for entry into a 'parade of homes' contest sponsored by the company for which he works. There was no word as to whether prizes will be given out to the best remodel, but, seriously, did I care?! Of course not! It was a teeny house just ready for a makeover! Here's the outcome:

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Basics of feng shui

by Marvin Windows

At MLuxe, we're all about helping you find ways to make your life at home more enjoyable. For many folks around the world, the ancient art and science of feng shui (pronounced "fung-shway") is a great way to bring about more happiness and enjoyment.

But what is it? How does it work? What can you do about it? To get some answers, we asked Rodika Tchi, a feng shui consultant and the About.com Guide to feng shui. Here's what she had to say, and be...

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