Fall 2009

In This Issue

creative force

Tressa Procter-King of Flambeaux Design Co. makes New Orleans-inspired jewelry out of polymer clay, copper wire and found objects.

eat your heart out

Local chefs show off some of their signature dishes.

Holiday Whimsy

With a fresh and nontraditional color palette and custom-made centerpieces with fresh lemons and apples, Richard and Sally Edrington keep holiday decorating fun.

pie-eyed

Pie is good any time of year, but it’s a necessity during the holidays.

editor’s note

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style

The garden district

Homes hidden within gardens

artist profile

lou jordan

Design Masters

A house of a different color

No white baseboards? Peach-hued ceilings? Colorist Mary Cooper offers some unusual suggestions for interior color that will add life to your home.

artfully done

Sculptor and physician Dr. Arthur Silverman and his late wife of more than 65 years, Merce, filled their home with a blend of low-key furnishings and light colors, letting their art collection truly shine.

Soldier on

Collections of military antiques can be both aesthetically pleasing and meaningful.

New Orleans Alchemy

A home just steps from Audubon Park illustrates the fresh sophistication of today’s New Orleans style.

If life gives you rain...

Between subsidence and rainstorms, both of which we have in abundance here, rain gardens make great sense.

The Second Annual Renaissance Awards

New Orleans Homes and Lifestyles and the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans recognize five historically sensitive home renovations and two business icons.

how ‘bout them apples?

From the Garden of Eden to America’s kitchens, apples are forever tempting our taste buds.

The most wonderful time

Sandra and Bob Eason look forward to Christmas all year long.