August 2009

In This Issue


Whatever your budget, there are many options in this city for architectural antiques, so skip the big-box stores and find something that will make your home stand out.

Leontine Linens

Jane Scott Hodges

Skin deep

Don’t let the summer get you down –– with the right beauty products, you can look cool no matter how hot it is.

Renovating smart

Depending on your location, location, location, appropriate renovations can bring big returns when you sell your home.


Gardening without watering — in this climate? Architect Susan Neely proves it’s not only possible but also easy.

Small wonder

For those lucky enough to have them, second homes are the perfect summer retreat.

A happy medium

Georgette Fortino has expressed her creativity with everything from flowers to wax, but she’s finally found her niche with Precious Metal Clays.

Rind over matter

Healthy and delicious, watermelon is a perfect slice of summer.

Kitchens and Baths


The ultimate New Orleans resource directory

House of spirits

The essence of New Orleans style in the Faubourg Marigny home of Lloyd Sensat and Eugene Cizek

Do-it-yourself done right

Young homeowners Ian and Amanda Smithson took a chance in post-Katrina New Orleans — and honed their home-building skills along the way.

For the love of olives

Often salty, sometimes sweet, but always full of flavor, olives offer countless possibilities when it comes to making easy appetizers.

Justin Lundgren

Action Flooring

The old charm of the French Quarter

Not just for tourists

A lot of yacht

For those lucky enough to have them, second homes are the perfect summer retreat.

Immersion journalism

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