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Naturally Elegant

A quiet street near bustling Southeastern Louisiana University is one of the most sought-after addresses in Tangipahoa Parish. The homes in this neighborhood are anything but uniform, making it a natural fit for this Louisiana-inspired custom home. A low, bricked...

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

AH, FALL! Children return to school, leaves begin to drop even as the heat continues to sizzle. As a gardener, fall reminds me to learn something new about the plant world and what I should plant now! This year, my eye was focused on the...

The Best Of Both Worlds

They chickened out. They planned to buy and live on a yacht. But after searching extensively along the Gulf Coast for the right vessel, they didn’t do it. Instead, new Mandeville residents Michael and Fran Riggs opted for a  river...

Surrounded By Memories

Preston Marx and Sonia York are collectors. Of souvenirs, memorabilia, furniture and experiences. From the time you drive onto their five lush acres, the evidence is spread out before you. Azalea bushes surround the driveway and bromeliads line the parking...

Corner of the World

FROM A PEACEFUL corner in the heart of Covington, a graceful home watches the world go by. The house has stood here since 1896, bearing both indoor plumbing and multiple hurricanes with equal fortitude. Now in the ownership of Gina...

A Timeless Retreat

IF YOU’RE LOOKING for a breath of fresh air, look no further than the home of Christine Curtis in Mandeville. With plentiful natural light and a soft, cooling color palette, her home feels as though it should be beachside. For...



A Place of Comfort

As you step onto the porch of Brian and Kristy Ball’s home in Tchefuncta Club Estates, the transition begins. The painted porch floor of the contemporary Acadian house echoes the feel of a quiet country retreat as the swing on...

Come on in . . .

WRITTEN BY JILL WILLIE PHOTOS BY SARAH JAMES MOSS, KELLY SUTTON AND HGTV HGTV’s Property Brothers teamed with the St. Bernard Project and local designers (Sarah Moss and Kelly Sutton), to renovate a shotgun double in The Tremé Area of...