From Holiday To Every Day | How To Optimize Your Dining Room

When my husband and I bought our first home last fall, we were thrilled to have a formal dining room, but there was one hiccup: We didn’t own a dining ...
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Southern Comfort | No Place Like Home For Raleigh Court Family’s Holidays

The front porch of the grand 1920s Georgian-style home, situated within walking distance of Historic Grandin Village in Raleigh Court, hints at what’s to come—a large wreath adorning the door, ...
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Three Private Roanoke Art Collections | Highlighting Region’s Artistic Talent

The Roanoke Valley is a regional hub for art and culture, and many artists find it to be a nurturing environment to perfect their craft. Roanoke is gifted with stunning ...
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Hit the (HOME) Gym | Building A Personal Workout Space

Keeping fit with the holidays approaching can be challenging. Months of back-to-back festive events leave you with less time, while facing an over-abundance of tempting food and cocktails. If you’ve ...
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Lucky Find | Couple Discovers Hidden Gem, Builds Dream Home

When Becky and Mike Fogarty heard about the The Preserve at Two Ford, a young neighborhood of custom Craftsman-style homes set in desirable southern Roanoke County, they were intrigued. When ...
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The Art Of Espalier

If you’ve ever seen a beautifully-shaped tree growing flat against a wall, you’re looking at the horticultural art of espalier. Here in Virginia, George Washington grew espaliered fruit trees such ...
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Powder Rooms That Wow

The first powder rooms date back to the early 18th century and bear little resemblance to the room we call a powder room in contemporary homes. From their inception, powder ...
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Elevate Your Game | The Benefits of Raised Gardening Beds

At the first signs of spring, even the most casual gardeners see visions of summer blooms and dream of bountiful harvests. Garden soil is tilled, terra cotta pots are filled ...
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