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Mother’s Day

Mom can sample the life of the bon vivant with an evening at One Restaurant & Lounge, where they have just debuted their menu for spring. New items include delicacies like cochon de lait, a slow-cooked pork roast served with…

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Weathering the Storm  While April showers bring May flowers, they also bring slippery floors. Save your hardwoods from their daily drenching by leaving umbrellas outside.Made from sturdy wrought iron, this Victorian-style umbrella stand won’t blow away in even the most…

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Ebony and IvoryPhoto of Table: Eugenia UhlPaulMcCartney was right. Ebony and ivory do live together in perfectharmony, as illustrated in this late 18th-century Italian table.Crafted of exotic Macassar wood and adorned with inlaid ivory etching,each carving and detail enhances the…

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Soft SellShow off your signature style with custom-made pillows elegantly adorned with raised metallic initials, antique galon and fringe. The silk velvet pillows are 100-percent down-filled, and available in 16 colors, several sizes and with any combination of initials. Bremermann…

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It’s always a good time to reorganize your closet, and this ladies walk-in closet can be adjusted to fit your needs. This design in “Hardrock Maple” allows for various lengths of hanging, shoe storage, drawer storage and upper cabinet storage.…

What's Hot For Back to School

by KARA NELSON Summer vacation may be over, but summer temperatures tend to linger a little longer in these parts. That’s why this sleeveless knit dress from Deux Par Deux—paired with a classic wood-handle purse—is a logical yet fashionable choice…

Father's Day

Wrap your arms around his neck and a fine hide belt around his waist. Even if he’s an odd size—like a 37 or a 39—Bayou Belts will make a custom belt just for him. Choose from exotic skins such as…

June 2005

Cream of the CropUsing the actual 18th-century creamware pieces from its collection as inspiration, Longue Vue House and Gardens has reproduction creamware made using techniques from the 1700s. Since the pieces are unable to be mass-produced, each item is unique—just…

May 2005

Apple of Your Eye No coffee table has to go unadorned when this apple-accented Italian glass plate can rescue it. Also available in a pear design. Nancy Robbins, 1291 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, (985) 727-4565. Glass Menagerie Keep your tabletop…

For Mother's Day

Drawing inspiration from her growing collection of 18th- and 19th-century French-cut steel shoe buckles, Janet Bruno-Small will design a one-of-a-kind necklace with your mother in mind. This piece, which mixes freshwater pearls with garnet, sterling and quartz, features one of…

Style April 2005

Clear and Present Make a shining statement with this glass square lamp. Its simple design won’t overpower the décor of a room, but the shaped base adds a little something extra. Probst Decorating, 3300 Magazine St., 895-2094.

Jewelry

Two words to describe this luxurious creation by Adler’s: fabulous color. Glowing apple-green tsavorite, bright poppy-pink sapphires and brilliant star-white diamonds set in an 18 kt. yellow gold crescent-shaped necklace is almost as much a delight to behold as it…

November Style

Bedding Down Your precious four-legged friends deserve a cozy place to rest, but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your love of style. Available in three sizes, the rectangular Hound Lounge beds have a hypoallergenic fiber-fill and a cotton…