FEATURES

Pump Up the Powder Room | The Home’s Smallest Space Can Pack a Big Punch

A powder room, known in real estate parlance as a half bath, is often located near the entrance of the home. Used by the family and guests alike, the powder ...
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The Holly and the Ivy | Homemade Garlands, Swags & Topiary

As a child I remember Christmas Eve at my parents’ house in Lynchburg. The tree would have been decorated a week or so earlier and tree lights would finally be ...
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Holiday Cheer | At Ridgewood Farm

Photography by Kevin Hurley Driving up to Beth and Richard Macher’s home, Ridgewood Farm, is like stepping back in time. It sits atop a gentle rise on the southwestern side ...
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EDITOR’S note

In my mind, November—logically—is the beginning of the holiday season. Each month of this holiday issue of HOME—November, December and January—offers a variety of seasonal celebrations. According to The Old ...
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Boost Your Roost | A Better First Impression in 72 Hours or Less

When the months are warm, it can be disheartening to return home after a long day of work, sigh as you scurry up a cracking sidewalk amid a barren landscape ...
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Home Grown Cuisine | Farm-to-Table Dining

From Hanover tomatoes and Halifax cantaloupes to the basil and mint growing in your kitchen garden, the Commonwealth is rich with locally grown delectables—and thanks to a growing interest in ...
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Paper Swoon | For the Love of Wallpaper

Ah, wallpaper, how I love thee; I can’t begin to count the ways. There’s no faster, can’t-fail route to dramatic space transformation than a trip down the paper trail. Wallpaper ...
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