Have you ever wanted to unlock your door with a fingerprint? Control the indoor and outdoor lights with your phone? You can do those things and more with a smart home. We show you how to get a home with connected technology and remote-operated devices that are designed to improve and simplify your life. We sift through the many options, including smart appliances, new apps, and smartphone and tablet innovation, and only bring you those that can make your life better. We give you tips and tricks for navigating the new home technologies and help you with buying decisions.See More
Busy days begin on the right foot with an orderly bedroom closet. Use a smart layout and standout accessories to double closet space and ease into the morning routine.
Use simple design tricks to put every sliver of space to work in a small closet. For instance, position shelves just a bit taller than the shoes to maximize every inch of closet space.
Hanging chalkboard tags organize the week's worth of attire effortlessly. Use chalk markers to avoid dust and residue.
Frosted-glass doors offer a concealed spot to tuck a jewelry box, jar of mending supplies, and folded clothes.
A retractable ironing board frees space in the laundry room and puts function right where it's needed.
Streamline your get-ready routine with a clothing valet near the closet. An accessories tray corrals cuff links, jewelry, and pocket change.
Dress up a blank sliver of wall with a magnetic message center. This simple stainless-steel board serves as a convenient place to hang invitations, reminders, and keys near the closet.
Keep keys, phones, and other pocket items from going through the wash with a handy hook rack. Before tossing clothes in the laundry hamper, make a habit of turning out pockets and placing items in a consistent, easy-to-access spot.