May 2017

Sitting Pretty

May 8, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Get ready for summer with a cozy, outdoor space Spending summers out on the porch is a truly southern experience—sitting out on the swing sipping a cold glass of lemonade or watching fireflies flicker in the […]
May 2017

A Chef’s Kitchen

May 8, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Pros weigh in on cooking at home For those who love cooking, a chef’s kitchen is a design dream. But what truly makes a space worthy of a pro? We asked Chef Arthur Gordon, Owner […]
April 2017

April: Color Crave

Apr 17, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Celebrate spring with green shades inspired by the outdoors. The youthful and fresh hue adds serenity and contemporary elegance to any room. Plus, “Greenery” is this year’s Pantone Shade of the Year! “Amy Howard’s chalk-based […]
April 2017

Room Envy

Apr 10, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Sally Williams, Principal Interior Designer at Colorful Concepts Interior Design (, is known for working in both traditional and contemporary styles. She loves injecting color and vibrancy into her timeless designs and, here, she shares […]
April 2017

5 Party Must Haves

Apr 3, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
You don’t have to spend a fortune to throw a great party according to event planners Chad Biggs and Jessica Tilton of Chad Biggs Event Planning and Design. “The key is personality,” says Biggs. “I […]
March 2017

Kitchen Gadgets

Mar 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Good cooks love kitchen gadgets, but fun doesn’t always have to mean frivolous!  Almost all of these gadgets and gizmos are actually useful. 1. Goverre Portable Wine Tumbler Don’t worry about spilling your wine again […]
March 2017

Color Crave: Striking Stripes

Mar 13, 2017 Caitlin Harrison
Who needs contradictory shades when you can create a stunning combination in the same color tones? Just play with the width of the stripes and keep them vertical. “Stripes are a bold statement just by […]
March 2017

Wrangling a Raleigh Rental

Mar 6, 2017 Kelly Nurge
Between hiring and transferring in the Research Triangle Park, the local universities and the sought-after healthcare systems, Raleigh experiences a fairly steady flow of new residents, and not everyone is ready to buy right away. Many […]
March 2017

Home on the Range

Mar 1, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Choosing the right stove for your house It’s common knowledge that kitchen renovations add serious value to your home, about 65 to 80 percent of your kitchen investment, but choosing the right appliances can at […]
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