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
If you love cottage style, you'll enjoy browsing these photos and tips for creating a cottage look in your own home.
Waterfront cottages often take cues from the blue sea and sky, while woodsy cabins embrace earthy and forest-inspired hues. Country and city cottages tend toward neutrals and pastels.
Vintage-look fixtures such as farmhouse sinks, claw-foot tubs, and faucets with traditional lines reinforce a charming cottage style.