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Poll: Will You Watch Ellen DeGeneres’s New Design Competition Show?

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All Ellen DeGeneres fans (so that's everyone, right?) need to get excited, because our favorite funny lady is getting her own design show! Humor and decor is our new favorite pairing, since Ellen is launching a competition series called Ellen's Design Challenge on HGTV. The six-episode series will premiere in 2015 and sounds similar to Top... read more

5 Shakespeare Movie Couples We’re Still Obsessed With

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Even though William Shakespeare would have turned 450 years old today, his plays' themes are still completely relevant (and we love how he knew a thing or two about the challenges of being a newlywed!). In honor of his birthday, grab your partner, pick one of the below films to watch, and settle in for a... read more

Could These TV Characters Really Afford Their Ridiculously Huge Homes?

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Most Friends fans love Monica Geller's '90s-chic apartment, but hate the fact that Monica and Rachel Green were two struggling twentysomethings when the show started and only paid $200 in rent. For a two-bedroom and two-bathroom apartment in NYC's Greenwich Village, $200 rent is laugh-'til-it-hurts funny these days, which is why we love real estate site Movato's... read more

7 Crazy-Creative Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

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If you want your obsession for ombre manicures, mustache mugs and chevron pillows to carry into Easter, you're in luck. We've rounded up seven fun and trendy egg decorating ideas that are way more fun to make than the boxed kind (and will make your table look uber-stylish too). Ombre Easter Eggs Source: SugarAndCharm.com... read more

Get Lost in These Marriage Thrillers Until ‘Gone Girl’ Comes Out

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The events in Gone Girl aren't exactly how you'd want your fifth wedding anniversary to play out, but nevertheless, married life has never been so eerie since Gillian Flynn penned the bestselling book. Unfortunately, the Gone Girl movie doesn't come out until October 3, so here are some other thriller novels about marriage to tide you... read more

Kate Middleton’s New Zealand Lodge Is Fit for Royalty

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Kate Middleton's immaculate outfits have been the highlight of her New Zealand tour with Prince William -- but the real question is, where have they been hanging? The royal family's first stop when they flew to the island country was the Wharekauhau Lodge, an Edwardian-style manor house near Wellington, E! reported. However, as you might have guessed, it's not... read more

Coachella Decor Inspiration: 5 Weird Structures We Secretly Love

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Even if you didn't go to Coachella this year, you can still don a flower headband (preferably somewhere with air conditioning) and look at pictures of the boho-awesome decor from California's Indio Valley. Besides the VIP parties and concerts, there were a ton of mind-bending structures to get design inspiration from -- including a very large snail (yes, snail).... read more

Take a Swank Step Back in Time With These ‘Mad Men’-Inspired Pads

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There's something about Mad Men returning for its seventh season that makes us want to draw on cat eyes a` la Megan Draper and throw a party in a sunken living room -- if we had one, that is. If watching Don and the gang last night gave you a serious case of the mid-century modern decor... read more

6 Hamptons Homes That Are ‘Revenge’ Ready

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If you find yourself constantly envying Nolan Ross and Emily Thorne’s oceanfront Hamptons homes on Revenge, we don’t blame you. Although East End homes are known for being ridiculously pricey, here are six properties we love that aren’t quite as foreboding as Victoria Grayson’s estate: More Must-Clicks:

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5 Tub Must-Haves You Need to Unwind

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There's an art to relaxing in your bathroom, and Serena Williams and Lauren Conrad are two celebs who know how to make their time in the tub count. "I take a bath at least once a week," Lauren tells People of her Laguna Beach home, where she can smell the salt water from the... read more