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Behold the Marble Bathrooms That Made Our Editors' Jaws Drop

It's no secret that marble bathrooms are basically the chicest thing ever. There's something about the luxe veiny stone that just makes a small …

Home Decorating

Update Your Summer Style With These 6 Sneakers

Sneakers are a game changer when it comes to transitional summer style. From performance sneakers fit for a marathon run to platform low-tops that …

Clothing

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

Bill Gates is raising his children according to a 1970s ‘Love and Logic’ formula — here are his top tips for grooming successful kids

Bill Gates doesn't pretend he lives in an egalitarian household. When it comes to parenting his three children, the billionaire Microsoft mogul readily admits his wife Melinda has done more than her share of the work raising the kids.<p>"My wife does 80%," Gates told a crowd of Harvard students on …

Parenting

These New Italian-made Leather Flats Are Just As Comfy As Sneakers (Video)

They’re basically blister-proof.<p>OK, you can call off your hunt for the perfect pair of flats now, because Everlane just launched its new Day Glove …

Shoes

This Laundry Soap Has Saved Me Hundreds on Dry Cleaning Charges

In the words of the theme song to <i>Cheers</i>, “Making your way in the world today, takes everything you’ve got.” And, if you’re a woman with a …

I'm blind and deaf, and I've explored 127 countries alone – here's what I've learnt

Close your eyes, cover your ears, now go and tour Rome on your own. It’s a prospect that seems infeasible, and yet voyaging the world solo while blind and mostly deaf is exactly what Tony Giles does, and he’s almost certainly better travelled than you are.<p>The Devon-based author and explorer, who …

Costa Rica

This Company Makes Chic Custom Doors for Your Cheapo IKEA Cabinet Frames

Meatballs. Ektorp sofas. Accent rugs: IKEA does a lot of things really well. But its accessible kitchen systems might offer the best …

Kitchens

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

Interior Design

This Durable Countertop Material Is Taking On Quartz

We recently explored quartz, quartzite, marble, granite, concrete, and laminate countertops, but decided one counter material deserved its own deep …

Amazing new biodegradable insulation only burns after one hour of fire exposure

Chilean company Rootman has developed a new 100 percent natural insulation that is remarkably resistant to flames. Rootman’s product, Thermoroot, …

Design

Where Buckhead meets Midtown, plans unveiled for modernistic pocket of housing

Tucked off Peachtree Road in Brookwood, 23 offerings will start in mid-$700,000s<p>Pre-sales have launched for a contemporary-style, mixed community of townhomes and standalone houses in Brookwood that developers say will help alleviate Atlanta’s housing shortage, if even in a small way.<p>Tucked off …

Real Estate

Grab Your Friends! This Compound of Four Charming Beach Cottages Is for Sale

If there was ever a time to grab your friends and all pitch in in on a vacation pad together, this is it.<p>Set on two separate lots totaling three …

After years in the pipeline, a South Street Seaport condo will launch from $1.3M

The slender, seven-story boutique condo features just five apartments<p>A slender, ground-up condo building in the South Street Seaport District, that’s been six years in the making, is set to launch sales on its five apartments on Friday. Located at 246 Front Street, between Peck Slip and Dover …

50 Incredible Living Rooms to Inspire Your 2018 Makeover

Even if you're working with a tiny space, a well-devised living area sets the tone for the rest of your place. And as there's no shortage of …

Feng Shui Guide for Beginners: 10 Essentials for a Healthy Body and Mind

If you think you need some positivity in your life, you might want to start from your house. Since your home is where you spend most of your time in, …

Feng Shui Colors to Optimize Your Home’s Positive Energy

Feng shui is an ancient Eastern practice of arranging items in such a way as to create the maximum healthy and positive flow of energy. Although it …

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Argentina

There are plenty of reasons to travel to Argentina. As the third most populous country in South America and largest Spanish-speaking country in the …

Top 10

14 Garage Organization Ideas That'll Give You Your Parking Spot Back

It's so strangely soothing to see everything SO organized.<p>Between the ladders, bikes, and golf clubs, there's usually not much room left in the garage for actual cars. A few smart space tricks are all you need to help you regain some extra square-footage. Get organized (and find the weed killer …

Shopping

Budget Build-It-Yourself Kitchen Cabinets That Aren't IKEA

There are basically three different ways to get cabinets into your kitchen. You can have them custom-built to fit the space. This is very expensive. …

Rent Bethenny Frankel's Soho Condo for $13,500 per Month

Ever wanted to live like a Real Housewife? Well, RHONY star and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel is renting out her Soho pad for a cool $13,500 per …

How to Raise Happy Kids

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p><i>…</i><b>the well-being of</b> …

A local's guide to Mendoza, Argentina

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mendoza, Argentina , is a cosmopolitan city known for its tree-lined streets, sunny climate, Malbec wine and world-class restaurants and spas.<p>While one could spend days leisurely exploring the plazas and cafes in town, there is incredible outdoor adventure right outside the city that …

16 Smart Home Gifts That Make It Easier to Leave for Vacation

Give the gift of peace of mind.<p>Tech-savvy travelers who are constantly on the road will love these high-tech gadgets. After all, they make it …

See inside Serena Williams' new Spanish-style mansion

Serena Williams has had a busy year. In January she won her 23rd Grand Slam (while eight weeks pregnant). Then, just last month, she put her Bel Air …

Serena Williams

10 Ways to DIY Your Own Built In Shelves

It’s generally thought that owners of old homes reap many beautiful benefits from their living space. Older homes like to show off with honeyed wood …

Are expensive, trendy paint brands really worth it?

Choosing paint colors is hard enough, but these days consumers have to decide among dozens of paint brands — plus different quality levels within those brands. And then there's price. Will paying $100 a gallon get you a better paint than if you pay $30 a gallon? It's almost as maddening as choosing …

Bill Asher Lists Los Angeles Traditional – Variety

Location:Los Angeles, Calif.Price:$5.75 millionSize:(approx.) 5,200 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms<p>A stately, well-preserved and extensively …

Los Angeles

New South Boston condo development includes two parking spaces for each unit

34 units<p>The 34-unit Austin condo development at 205 E Street in South Boston includes two garage parking spaces for each unit.<p>The new complex, which Bromfield Development built and which Sousa Design Architects designed, also includes a raised courtyard with two built-in gas grills.<p>Above is the …

South Boston

6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Real Estate