Category: Home & Garden

Treehouses

Happiness Among the Trees by Rebecca Guenard photographs by Juli Leonard Perched out of reach, a treehouse evokes mystery, seclusion, a place apart where a child can dream up an adventure. It’s a castle on the hill, the Shire, an…

Raleigh Gardens

Garden Party photographs by Catherine Nguyen “We celebrate gardening pleasures and treasures,” says president Joyce Moses. The group was organized in 1925 and is among the oldest garden clubs in the state. Its longevity is perhaps due in part to…

Story of a House: Charlotte Smith

More is More! At home with Charlotte Smith by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Catherine Nguyen In Charlotte Smith’s world, more is always better. More art, more accessories, more color, more furniture. The owner of Raleigh’s two-year-old Union Camp Collective sells…

Story of a House: Pam Clark’s grand home

Georgian on My Mind A grand home exudes a playful happiness by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Catherine Nguyen “Spitttin’ distance” is an apt Southernism to describe the distance between Pam and George Clark’s house on Clark Avenue and Snoopy’s Hot…

Story of a House: At home with designer Betsy Anderson

Keep on the sunny side At home with designer Betsy Anderson by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Catherine Nguyen “Wherever I live, I can just make it work,” says interior designer Betsy Anderson. In her rental bungalow near North Hills, she…

Thomas Sayre’s Hidden House in Downtown

At home with Thomas Sayre by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Keith Isaacs On any given First Friday in Raleigh’s downtown Warehouse District, hundreds of art lovers stroll the corridor of West Martin Street that connects CAM to a string of…

STORY OF A HOUSE: No Place Like Om

No Place Like Om by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Catherine Nguyen When Amanda May and her family moved to the Triangle from Italy three years ago, they had a bit of cultural adjustment to do. They’d left a beloved, tiny farmhouse…

Story of a House: Revival Living: Tarboro

Revival Living by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Catherine Nguyen When Elizabeth Miller learned it was her turn to host Magazine Club last April, the pediatrician and mother of three realized her current living room furnishings – two small loveseats – might…

Building Together — A community contributes, Boys & Girls Clubs benefits

by Liza Roberts The elegant brick house in Raleigh’s Country Club Hills rose quickly over the last several months. From initial concept to fully furnished showcase, the construction of the 6,000 square-foot, $1,999,900 residence on Granville Drive relied, as most high-end…

The Long View, A New Purpose for the Poe House

by Jessie Ammons Tucked behind WakeMed hospital at the end of an unassuming side street stands a stately stone house, a gracious counterpoint to the health care center’s sprawling clinical grounds. “It’s always  had a great spirit,” says Diane Smith, whose…

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