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Crime novel His Bloody Project put Scottish writing back in the spotlight – here is what's next

Thanks to the success of Graeme Macrae Burnet’s His Bloody Project, Scottish literature has returned to prominence lately. The historical novel about …

Hardscaping 101: Entry Stairways

Let’s get the song “Stairway to Heaven” out of our minds. Good, done, let’s move on to front stairways. Another creative idea.<p>A front stairway is an …

The Universal Hunt for Meaning: 11 Memoirs to Read Now

Having read my share of (non-celebrity) memoirs over the years, as well as written one myself, lately, I’ve been wondering what it is, exactly, about …

Build This Flowchart to Overcome Procrastination

Psychologist Dr. Patrick Keelan has a series of questions to ask yourself when you feel stuck with your work. These four questions can act as a …

Take a tour of Scotland on this luxurious train

If you are thinking of taking a vacation in Scotland and want to do it in style then you couldn’t do better than spending a few days travelling on …

Trains

Learning and STEM toys we love

Everything from games to maker kits, robots and crafts.<p><i>By Courtney Schley</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that supports</i> …

Kids

Hardscaping 101: Pergolas

Say “pergola” and I think: relaxation station. But the not easy listening radio kind of station. A pergola is a relatively simple structure that …

The ten most overrated streets in Paris to avoid

<b>1. Boulevard Saint-Germain</b><p>No one would fault you for enjoying some upper-class window shopping along this avenue, or even overpaying for a cup of …

10 patios that will make you want to update your home

The porch or patio is the most precious part of the house at the time when the warm weather arrives. To spend a great time with friends and or …

9 Fashion Designer Interiors to Inspire Your Own Décor

Wait until you get a look at Victoria Beckham's space.<p>When it comes to designing a décor space, it's much like putting together an outfit. It requires the right pieces and accessories to make everything work, displaying the fact that fashion and interior design truly do go hand in hand. This …

Interior Design

21 pictures of wardrobes you can easily copy in one weekend

You're running out of space to store your clothing, accessories and essentials, and are in need of a drastic wardrobe overhaul to maintain order. …

15 awe-inspiring modern garden ideas to motivate you

You can't ever have too much modern garden inspiration, especially during these cooler months, as now is when you should be planning what you're …

Top 10 Best Gift Shops in New York City

Holiday Season is almost here. So <b>Interior Design Shops</b> has made an excellent top 10 <i>best gift shops in New York City</i>.<p>The first one is called <b>John</b> …

Trending on Gardenista: Making an Entrance

This week on Gardenista, we’re exploring our antiquarian side with glam doorbells, a tarnished silver tea set turned succulent planter, and a visit …

Santa Monica

If you’re besotted by the Victorian world, beware the era’s reality

By Caitlin Flanagan<p><i>Caitlin Flanagan is a contributing editor at the Atlantic and the author of “Girl Land.”</i><p>Oh, did Constant Reader heave a big sigh when she saw the title of this new book: “Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage and Manners.” She expected another “I. Have. No. …

Before & After: A Welcoming Walkway for a Front Garden in North Salem, NY

When Judy and Jeff Wert asked designer Lindsey Taylor to come and look at their garden in Westchester County about 50 miles north of New York City, …

Swimming Pools

49 Modern Thanksgiving Recipes to Cure You of Any Holiday Fatigue

Try new takes on Thanksgiving favorites, like stuffing-crusted turkey cutlets and cheesy stuffing.<p>From pastrami and bacon-wrapped turkeys to malted walnut pies and BLT oyster stuffings, these tweaks on traditional recipes will keep the vibe fresh and exciting at your holiday table, year after year.

Cooking

11 Fascinating Books About Art History’s Most Scandalous Forgeries

Art World<p>Get ready to slather on the Crisco.<p>,<p>Can’t get enough of the current Old Master forgery scandal?<p>As artnet News awaits new details about the …

Garden Visit: The Kitchen Gardens at The Pig Hotel, Combe

The Pig at Combe is the latest addition to hotelier Robin Hutson’s collection of informal, luxurious boutique hotels in the south of England. Opened …

A celebration of botanical art throughout history – in pictures

A new book Plant: Exploring The Botanical World celebrates the beauty and diversity of plants from around the world across all media - from murals in ancient Greece to a Napoleonic-era rose print and cutting-edge scans

Murals

5 Steps to Creating a Haven for Backyard Birds

You can do more to welcome birds to your garden than hanging a feeder and calling it a day. To turn your backyard into an avian sanctuary, you can also plant native plants to provide food and areas for shelter. These additions to your backyard can provide a rest stop for migrants in the fall and …

Fence ideas for your graden

Garden fencing isn't typically something that fires up creativity but we want to change all that today by showing you some of the most incredible …

15 modern entrance ideas you can copy at home

The way your home entrance looks should be given some real thought. Not only is it the first impression that your house makes on guests, it also sets …

How to build double shed doors | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy article is about <b>how to build double shed doors</b>. After building a large storage shed, you need to take care of the other steps, …

Creative Crafts Made With Buttons

If you’re like us, then you’re constantly collecting, saving, and maybe even hoarding spare crafting supplies that you <i>might</i> need some day. We’re …

Pink Grasses: 11 Ideas for Muhlenbergia in a Landscape

It’s no secret among clothing designers that a soft shade of pink will flatter most complexions. The same rule is true in a landscape, where a hazy …

The Odd Grammar Rule Most English Speakers Know But Are Rarely Taught

<i>See Also: 4 More Unofficial Rules Native English Speakers Don't Realize They Know</i><p>The English language is full of all sorts of quirks that can be …

Language

The Future of Genealogy Software

<b>Warning: this article contains personal opinions.</b><p>I recently exchanged email messages with a newsletter reader who is looking for a replacement for …