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Home Upgrades | What Improvements Bring the Most Bang for Your Buck?

Home building and design projects are about creativity, better living—and the bottom line. It can be tough to know where to allocate dollars and which upgrades warrant a splurge ...
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Jurassic Garden | Harness the Ancient Beauty of Ferns

Long before humans, mammals, reptiles or even birds roamed the earth, ferns dominated the landscape, gracing forest floors, creating a lush blanket of various hues of green and providing ...
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A Home with a View | Hillside Ranch Renovated into One Couple’s Haven

Photography by Jared Hall Paul Economy and Randy Craver had been together for almost two decades when their settled lives took a turn—well, several turns actually—and good ones at that ...
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Golfers’ Rest | Ballyhack Custom Home Is Tranquil Haven

Photography by Kevin Hurley Southwestern Virginia natives Nancy and Ken Sizemore had never heard of Ballyhack Golf Club until Nancy’s brother decided to buy a lot and build a custom ...
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We’ve Got You Covered | Flooring Trends for the Roanoke Valley

Sometimes, looking back, we wonder how we ever lived with things like cargo furniture, early American prints and avocado green shag carpeting. But as any designer or home decorator can ...
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Small But Mighty | Making the Most of Your Small Kitchen

So much of our lives happens in kitchens. Meals are cooked there, yes, but kitchens are the hub of family life: a gathering place for family and friends, a homework ...
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