The dogwoods are blooming – not where I live in coastal Houston, but farther north and east, in the woods throughout the South. They are the trees in my childhood memories. I was raised in Vestavia Hills, a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama. Every April, since 1964, the city has held a Dogwood Festival to commemorate…Continue
Who doesn’t love springing forward? It is always the most beautiful time of the year… when the blossoms are poppin’ and the animals come alive... So, no more hibernating, nature friends. It’s time to go outside, learn a few things, and have some fun!
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New Orleans is one of those magical places that oozes inspiration for all of the senses. Your ears will be treated to the rhythmic tunes of jazz and soulful blues in the Quarter. Your tastebuds will be tantilized by the mouthwatering flavors of beignets, seafood gumbo and crawfish etouffe′. But it is your eyes that are inspired the most as they feast upon the architectural and interior treats the city has to offer. Asking anyone we know to go on an antiquing trip to New…
“Oh, yes!” she answered.
“There’s a Firefly Walk this Friday night at Armand Bayou Nature Center. I’ll sign us up.”
And so we went - me, her, and my mother. We arrived in the early evening of an early May day, before the Houston…Continue
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There's something about a wall covering that adds that extra element of color, energy and texture to a room. From smooth, suede walls in a study to a gingham wallpapered ceiling in a child's room, wall coverings provide a way to unite a space together and enhance its overall effect. Fort Worth's Emily Gilbert, of …Continue
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During our first three years of marriage my husband Chris and I lived in Colorado. During our time out west, I developed an unusual but entertaining hobby. I was in Boulder one sunny afternoon, when I snapped a quick picture of…Continue
If you want to stop an interior designer in their tracks, ask them what their favorite fabric lines are. Although the textile industry competition is getting fiercer and fiercer, most people in the design business have their favorites. We thought it would be fun to get one designer to spill the beans on her top picks, and she was all too happy to do it! Former Nashvillian now…Continue
Before it was the Rocket City, Huntsville was a sleepy agricultural town known for its cotton and watercress. Today, many residents are returning to those roots by planting community gardens.
By Diana LaChance for Spark Magazine…
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