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16 Gorgeous Home Decor Tips from A-List Decorators

Just a few weeks ago, the townhouse at 19 East. 61st Street in Manhattan was a concrete box that resembled a parking lot more than a residence of any …

Parents Shockingly Back Out on Surrogate Mom Pregnant With Twins: 'It's Your Problem Now'

Susan Ring’s first time as a surrogate mother couldn’t have gone any better – that is, until the baby boy was born.<p>“There was just something that …

Pregnancy

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Have a New “Kid” in the Family

This star couple has added another member to their gang. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have a new “Kid” in the family: an adorable 9-week-old …

Matthew McConaughey Shares His Parents' Adorable Engagement Story

It looks like undeniable charm runs in the family! <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i> actor, and all-around Southern hunk, Matthew McConaughey, recently let his parents' adorable engagement story out of the bag, revealing just where the impressive actor got all of his charm. And, to be honest, we're completely …

Johanna Ortiz Puts a Festive, Feminine Spin on Spring’s Off-the-Shoulder Trend

If we had to choose just one trend to define the Spring ’16 collections, it would have to be the off-the-shoulder silhouette. Seen on runways from New York to Paris and all over the streets, exposed shoulders were this season’s playful, sexy antidote to years of minimalism. Even better, it’s a look …

Eva Chow's Cultural Picks

The businesswoman, art aficionado and stylish spouse of Mr. Chow gives us her latest cultural craves.<p><b>On my bedside table:</b><p>My notebook, glass of red wine, and my iPhone.<p><b>Never travel without:</b><p>Gucci luggage and a black Alaia knit dress.<p><b>Must-read:</b><p>The Great Gatsby.<p><b>Best restaurant:</b><p>Of course, MR CHOW. I …

30 Patio Ideas to Make Your Backyard Look Incredible

Kick back under the sun with these stylish designer ideas for outdoor spaces.<p>Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, our guide to creating a luxurious outside area will help you take full advantage of warm weather. Oh, and don't miss our top swimming pool designs and outdoor kitchens!

30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

Luminous Glass and Wood House is a Jewel in Tokyo’s Valley

Todoroki, Tokyo’s only valley, is the beautiful setting for the house called the Double Circular Ring. The house blends modern function and …

Avant-garde

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The World's Largest Cruise Ships

To be honest, the world's 10 largest cruise ships are more like small cities than little schooners. The various dining options are plentiful, the spas offer every treatment imaginable and the theatrical entertainment is world-class. Plus, there are zip lines, casinos, pool deck movie screens and …

Charlotte Perriand’s 1934 Beach House Brought To Life By Louis Vuitton

Charlotte Perriard lived between 1903 and 1999 and she was the world’s first famous female architect. At one point, she designed a prefabricated …

A Small, Natural Modern California House Encased in Glass

A modern house with rooms that feel as big as the outdoors.<p>For his small (just 1,200-square-feet!) contemporary house in West Hollywood, interior designer Mark Egerstrom made the most of the limited space by expanding vertically, extending rooms outside, and choosing multi-functional furniture. For …

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10 Houses Made from Repurposed Shipping Containers

We like the idea of a shipping container as vacation getaway—it’s mobile, inexpensive, and an example of creative reuse at its best. Here, we’ve …

Home Improvement

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

Essential Oils

Huddling penguins move like cars in traffic

Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

Mortgages

6 Up-And-Coming Global Destinations, According To Trip Advisor

One of the thrills of traveling is the feeling -- however misguided -- that you have discovered a destination before the masses have. You were in Angkor Wat before restoration projects began, you saw Bruges before Colin Farrell publicized it as a f-ing fairytale, and Croatia? Please, you were there …

Impressive Modern Design Exhibited by Peninsula House in California

The <b>Peninsula House</b> in Long Beach, California by LeMaster Architects displays an original modern architecture and a compact shape. The concept for …

Holly Fulton's Pink Lady gin and tonic twist

<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>50ml Bombay Sapphire (infused with Pink Lady apple and cucumber peel)<br>100ml Fever-Tree Elderflower tonic water<br>2 lime wedges, squeezed<br>1/2 …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Top 10

Hunger Games Inspired Hotels To Celebrate The New Film

Hunger Games: Catching Fire will hit theaters Nov. 22. In honor of the film, Booking.com thought up a list of hotels inspired by the post-apocalyptic nation of Panem, where the story is set.<p>Check out the list of hotels below and may the odds of scoring a reservation be ever in your favor!<p>Treehotel, …

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I was reading the ‘About – Why we rock’ section of Calgary interior designer Amanda Hamilton‘s website to figure out what to include in this intro …