Pump Up the Powder Room | The Home’s Smallest Space Can Pack a Big Punch
Local Makers Have the Gift(S) | Holiday Shopping with Area Artisans
The Holly and the Ivy | Homemade Garlands, Swags & Topiary
Holiday Cheer | At Ridgewood Farm

EDITOR’S note

EDITOR’S note
Roanoke Valley Home Magazine 2019 Winter

DESIGN

Open a New Window | Plantation Shutters: A Perennial Favorite

PHOTO: JAMES T. DAVIS, HUNTER DOUGLAS SHUTTERS If eyes are the window to the soul, and windows are the soul of the house, then shutters are the lashes ...
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On-Point Holiday Decor | Prelude to Top Trends

As we flip our kitchen calendars to the last two pages of the year, it’s time to peer into the crystal ball and see what trends in design ...
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IMPROVE

Un-Decking the Halls | Do Your Old Holiday Decorations Need a Tune-up or a Toss-out?

After the Thanksgiving turkey dinner, excitement builds when we traipse up to the attic, grab the Christmas decorations and embark on the adventure of turning our home into a Winter ...
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What the Watt? | An Illuminating Look at Modern Day Lighting

The subject of light bulbs used to be as dull as 25 watts. A lamp burns out? Replace it with a 60W, 75W, 100W or—if you’re feeling fancy—a 3-way bulb, ...
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GARDEN

Camellia Reigns | Queen of the Winter Flowers

With their striking evergreen foliage and showy blooms, camellias reign supreme, just as they did in ancient China when emperors and temple priests revered them. If you’ve ever enjoyed a ...
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Greenhouse Envy | Year-Round Havens for Green-Thumbed Enthusiasts

While crisp mornings in stocking feet with hot chocolate on the stovetop, and a fire roaring nearby can make just about anyone feel content, you may still long for the ...
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LIVE

Season’s Greetings | Traditions & Trends in Holiday Tidings

Much of the charm of the holidays lies in the season’s greetings cards we send to dear ones in and out of town. For many, a traditional seasonal greeting card ...
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Beat You to the Punch | Today’s Punch is Not Your Average Gin & Juice

When you think of a punchbowl, what comes to mind? Church socials with sticky-sweet sherbet concoctions and polite conversation about Aunt Mildred’s prize-winning petunias? Something to spike at school proms ...
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