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Home & Garden Come Together In Outdoor Living Spaces

Home & Garden Come Together In Outdoor Living Spaces

The idea of an outdoor living space has evolved from the humble patio of yesteryear—think simple concrete pads with aluminum camp chairs and ice chests surrounding a folding charcoal pit—to today’s elaborate and expansive areas that contain cooking, dining and...
Landscape Design & Your Personal Style

Landscape Design & Your Personal Style

Every great landscape, no matter how large or small, starts with a plan, an idea, a fusion between your personality and the style of your home. Whether your tastes are formal or naturalistic, utilize a straight-forward planning process to formulate...
Home Feature: A Constructive Labor Of Love

Home Feature: A Constructive Labor Of Love

When Chad and Shana Roig say they built their four-bedroom, three-bathroom house boasting 7,000 total square feet, they mean they built their new Del Oaks residence in Madisonville. From the pouring of the slab in March 2018 to their move-in...
Comfort & Joy – Home Decor for the Holidays

Comfort & Joy – Home Decor for the Holidays

Whether you’re celebrating an oh-so-holy night, rockin’ around the Christmas tree, or lighting candles for a Happy Hanukkah or Joyous Kwanzaa, decorations can play in important role in symbolizing the meaning of the holidays. And, of course, they brighten our...
In the Clouds – Streamlined Style

In the Clouds – Streamlined Style

“Every morning I wake up and open the drapes, and I’m just so grateful for this incredible life.” This statement wraps up homeowner Jennifer Pacione’s outlook on her life, her work—and especially the home she shares with her nine-year-old daughter...
Home Feature: La Grande Dame

Home Feature: La Grande Dame

The neighborhood of the Faubourg Marigny has been a well-kept secret for decades in New Orleans. Properties here rarely change hands, and when they do, they’re gobbled up by a real estate market that is hungry for easy parking and...
Peaceful Sanctuary. Personal Style.

Peaceful Sanctuary. Personal Style.

It is often said that our homes should be our sanctuaries, and for Covington designer Patti Brondum and her husband Doug, it could not be more true. On a tree-shaded area of land on the north side of town, they...
A Private Haven With Exquisite Spaces

A Private Haven With Exquisite Spaces

TUCKED INTO A quiet place just north of downtown Covington sits a seven-acre haven where the Wischan family has lived for twelve years. Years ago, during a property search, Sydel Wischan accidentally printed the wrong listing and ended up on...
Fulfilling Changes Through A Thoughtful Redesign

Fulfilling Changes Through A Thoughtful Redesign

AS AN INTERIOR designer, I often emphasize the fact that there are two words related to my field: design and decorating. I’m known to say “There are two words because they are two distinct things.” Here, in this delightful project...
Planning for Your Spring Garden

Planning for Your Spring Garden

WRITTEN BY SUSIE ANDRES, ST. TAMMANY MASTER GARDENER ASSOCIATION EACH SPRING MANY of us turn our thoughts to gardening. As trees and shrubs send out new growth and we drive by local nurseries that are full of bright, colorful bedding...
A Rich Family Legacy Where Classic Meets Contemporary

A Rich Family Legacy Where Classic Meets Contemporary

IN THE SOUTH, few things trump family history. We spend our weekends rooting for the family’s favorite teams, we vacation in the same places year after year, and our closest friendships often go back a generation or two. The same...