World Wicks' candle scent "Sun-Kissed South" featuring "pretty as a peach," "bless your heart," and "all gussied up"
July/August 2019

Scents of Home

Jul 7, 2019 Rachyl Jones 0
When Raleigh resident Abby Hilyer graduated from East Carolina University in 2017, she never thought she’d be making candles for a living. Hilyer’s brand, World Wicks, features candles layered with three different scents, so when one […]
October 2018

Parade of Homes Trends

Sep 30, 2018 Raleigh Magazine 0
If you’re building or remodeling a home and looking for ideas, there’s no better resource than The Parade of Homes. Each October, the Home Builders Association of Raleigh–Wake County hosts a free tour of 250 […]
Office Star metro storage ottoman, $94.99; Target
July 2018 / August 2018

Color Crave

Jul 16, 2018 Jane Porter 0
Does anything shout “summer” louder than these citrus tones? From bright lemon-yellows and lime-greens to inviting orange and grapefruit, these hues are perfect for lively accents that add a pop of color to any room. […]
The outside of the Nolinthas' historic Raleigh home in the evening.
July 2018 / August 2018

A New Light

Jul 1, 2018 Jane Porter 0
The Nolinthas’ historic home in downtown Raleigh is a sanctuary for joy and healing. Inside Van and Vanvisa Nolintha’s red brick, American foursquare-style home in the Prince Hall Historic District, the walls are all painted white. That […]
A traditional dining room styled by Tula Summerford, of Design by Tula.
June 2018

Room Envy

May 31, 2018 Gina Stephens 0
My clients wanted a traditional dining room that was inviting, fresh and fun, and the great thing about traditional design is that it’s timeless, sophisticated and perpetually in style. I chose to mix traditional wallpapers […]
April 2018

An Enticing Entryway

Apr 9, 2018 Jane Porter 0
This beautiful home is filled with a mix of mid-century and transitional styles. Designer Stephanie Tidwell worked with homeowners Benjamin and Cara Bilbeau to create a bold, fun entryway with a pop of color. “It […]
December 2017/January 2018

Color Crave: A Touch of Peppermint

Dec 8, 2017 Gina Stephens 0
Just like a strategically placed candy cane on the branches of a Christmas tree, a touch of red and white brings some cheer to your home for the holiday season. Commit to a bright sofa […]
December 2017/January 2018

Room Envy: Simple Yet Chic

Dec 1, 2017 Gina Stephens 0
“My approach is to work within a client’s budget finding unique pieces that are economical but look expensive. You don’t need to spend a fortune for your home to be unique and beautiful”, says interior […]
November 2017

Color Crave: Stay Golden

Nov 13, 2017 Gina Stephens 0
You’ve likely got some in your jewelry collection but gold is great to decorate your home with, too. A gold-trimmed lamp or a touch of gold paint lends a warm and whimsical feel that’s perfect […]
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