Roanoke Valley Home Magazine 2020 Summer
History Lovers’ Haven
Flexible Spaces | Tips to Make Your Home Fit Your Life
Pick a Pepper | Popular Peppers for Every Taste
Hoop Dreams | At-Home Sports Courts

DESIGN

Make a Splash | Backsplash Options that Put the Fun in Functional

A backsplash can make an average Joe or plain Jane feel like a veritable Rachel Ray or Guy Fieri, cooking the day away in a kitchen that is ...
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Daybeds | Flexible, Fashionable Furnishings

Making a splash in the design world today, a daybed offers great flexibility when outfitting a space, and is prized for the functionality it offers. As a sofa/bed ...
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IMPROVE

The Build Smart Institute | Preparing Today’s Kids for Tomorrow’s Future

It’s no secret the building trades lack skilled employees. When the recession hit in 2008, over 600,000 U.S. construction workers left the industry, never to return. This mass exodus left ...
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Dream Appliances | Kitchen Options Are Out of this World

You drop by the grocery on the way home from a rough day at work. A meeting dragged on and on and you missed lunch. Now famished, you weigh your ...
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GARDEN

Summer Bouquet | Let Zinnias Work Magic in Your Garden

ZINNIAS ARE AN ANNUAL, BUT IF YOU DON’T DEADHEAD THE LAST FLOWER HEADS WHEN WINTER FREEZE KILLS THEM, THEY WILL RESEED IN SPRING. YOU CAN COLLECT DRIED ZINNIA HEADS AND ...
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Green Gardening | Best Practices that Are Good for the Earth and Your Yard

There are many reasons why making your garden more eco-friendly is a good idea: It reduces your impact on the earth, it helps attract pollinators, it’s better for your garden ...
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LIVE

All the Comforts of Home | Cozy and Practical Dorm Room Essentials

Minimalism has been trending for a few years now, but it’s nothing new for anyone who has ever moved into a college residence hall and was forced to fit all ...
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Savory Summer Sides | Elevated Basics for Your Next Cookout

Summer is the best time of year for letting simple ingredients shine. With the bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs available, you can make dishes that are not only ...
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