Author: Produced by Suzy Kessenich

Christmas Past & Present

Tis the season to be festive … and festive it is at the home of Leslie and Brian Boudreaux in the Beau Chene gated community in Mandeville –– with a twist of Southern hospitality. Their raised Acadian cottage-style home is…

Custom for the Country

The Heriz rug in the entryway has been in the family for years. The chandelier is from Niermann Weeks. The walls of the living room are antique pecky cypress. The couch and slipcovered chairs are from Villa Vici. The sisal…

A Contemporary Twist on Tradition

I feel like we live in our weekend retreat,” says Matt Voelkel about his home on the outskirts of Covington, near St. Joseph Abbey. The entrance to the Voelkel home is accented with a taupe awning on iron spears, a…

Eeclectic and Elegant Comfort

In the main house’s family room, an oversized slipcovered sofa and pair of chairs are the perfect place to sit to enjoy the fireplace and the views. The French doors open up to a deck that looks out over the…

Country Comforts

The Long and Winding Road To John and Cheryl Murphy’s home starts inauspiciously enough—it’s a turn off of the main drag of a very commercial part of U.S.-190 in Covington. But once you pass the gas stations, fast-food chains and…