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A Place of Comfort

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 . . .

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...

Home for the Holidays

The joy and serenity of the holiday season arrives early each year at the home of Greg and Keri Peace of Mandeville. Their elegant European-inspired home is the first stop of Johna Costa, who specializes in seasonal decorating. Keri and...
Prepare The Perfect Tree

Prepare The Perfect Tree

WRITTEN BY CORRINN FISHER PHOTOS BY MICHELLE PREAU It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And one of the items on almost everyone’s to-do list this season is to decorate the house with all things Christmas. Gathering with family...

A Sneak Peek at Covington’s History & Holly Home Tour

LIKE ANY CITY founded over two centuries ago, the city of Covington boasts a rich sense of history. The Covington Heritage Foundation (CHF) was established during the city’s bicentennial year to preserve and celebrate this unique history. “With the help...
America’s Most Desperate Kitchen

America’s Most Desperate Kitchen

WHERE DO YOU START when deciding to upgrade your old, dingy and outdated kitchen? Thousands of homeowners around the country begin by submitting videos to HGTV’s latest television show, “America’s Most Desperate Kitchens,” starring cousins John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino....

Kitchen Living

IN THE SOUTH, we live in the kitchen. Family and friends gather for food, drinks and good conversation as a way of life that is relaxed, casual and fulfilling. David and Hope Richard had their Covington home built around that...
Coastal Cottage

Coastal Cottage

A Coastal Retreat in the Heart WHEN YOU ARRIVE at the Upton’s home nestled between tall pines in the heavily wooded Tchefuncta Country Club, you know this house would be just as well suited on a vast expanse of beach...

The Inspired Home

COLIN AND CHRISTEN Shea’s eclectic style seamlessly combines the old and the new, which perfectly suits their renovated home, built in 1902 in downtown Covington. The previous homeowners added a second-story to the home, increasing the living space from 2-bedrooms...

Mandeville Retreat

When Lisa and Eric Beloso purchased their house in Mandeville following Hurricane Katrina, they did not have much of a wish list or design scheme in mind—they simply wanted a place to call home. Almost ten years later, the couple...
Creating an Outdoor Oasis

Creating an Outdoor Oasis

If you revel in the summer weather, don’t confine yourself to an interior living space. Expand your horizons outdoors!  Creating a relaxing and comfortable outdoor oasis is simple. First of all, let Mother Nature do the work for you. Plant some...
Outdoor Living

Outdoor Living

A Mandeville Retreat When Lisa and Eric Beloso purchased their house in Mandeville following Hurricane Katrina, they did not have much of a wish list or design scheme in mind—they simply wanted a place to call home. Almost ten years...