Winter 2010

In This Issue

Russell’s Cleaning Services

Tyson Construction of LA, LLC

Louisiana Custom Closets

South Coast Solar, LLC

NOLA Rugs

Quince

Southland Plumbing Supply, Inc.

Nancy Robbins, Inc.

Mattix Cabinet Works

Smart Buy Kitchen and Bath

Eclectic Home

Wren’s Tontine Shade and Design

California Closets

Doors of Elegance

The Front Door

Palatial Stone

Bayou Closets Inc.

Longue Vue House and Gardens

Ruffino’s Custom Closets

Tara Shaw

Classic Cupboards

Nordic Kitchens and Baths Inc.

The Stairway Shop

35th Annual Holiday Home Tour

Saturday and Sunday December 11 & 12, 2010

Four Festive Looks

From Who Dat to Happy New Year, these table settings will impress your guests and put you in a celebratory mood.

From Storage to Stellar

Developer Kendall Winingder turns a run-down storage facility into a refined urban town house.

Demo Diva

Viva Las Veggies

Winter-greens-and-potato casserole makes a hearty (and heart-healthy) meal no matter the season.

The Third Annual Renaissance Awards

New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles and the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans honor six renovations — three homes and three businesses — that celebrate the new while respecting the old.

Antiquarian Autumn

After the newness of spring and the busyness of summer, the cooler seasons invite you to settle in with the old.

The Medium is the Message

For Stephán Wanger, Mardi Gras beads, his medium of choice, are symbolic of New Orleans’ triumphant spirit.

A Full, Festive Fall

The Lower Garden District

The Other New Orleans Saints

Ancient santos figures are revered both for their artistry and for their spiritual significance.

The Echoes of Rebuilding

Five years after Katrina, where is opportunity knocking for new construction and renovation?

Family Roots

Flowers don’t last, but memories do.

Mitchell Long

Style

Cheesy Does It

This holiday season, give thanks for a very cultured food.