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New Orleans Homes July 2005

Liz Reyes

This TV anchor and reporter has a talent for breaking news, as well as adapting enthusiastically to her adopted home of New Orleans. by PAUL A. GREENBERG Some people find their passion in life a bit earlier than others. Just ask Liz Reyes, ABC26/WGNO co-anchor. Even as a teenager growing up in Toronto, Reyes knew […]

Creole Comfort

An Irish Channel home and its gardens are lovingly brought back to life. by S.L. STRACHAN It’s not many of us who wake up in the middle of the night and proclaim “Can I handle our house being all one color—khaki?” But for Butler Burdine, such a scenario took place just a week before he […]

Glassy Eyed

Elements of everyday life and nature inspire glass artist James Vella by FAITH DAWSON Glass, temperamental and fragile, is born in the furnace at Vella Vetro Art Glass and Custom Design, and shaped and perfected in the hands of its owner, James Vella. The studio is dim, loud and unbearably hot, but the delicate sculpted […]

Rock Paper Scissors

A children’s game grows up in dramatic design accessories for fashionable home interiors and offices. by EUGENIA UHL No one knows exactly how the game “rock, paper, scissors”—also known as “roshambo”—began, but the classic children’s game we all grew up with is making a big comeback. From international tournaments to major auction house decisions, the […]

Cindy St. Romain

St. Romain Interiors When patrons first walk into St. Romain Interiors, they realize they have entered into more than just an antique store. After running an antique and design company out of her home for five years, Cindy St. Romain decided last year a store was necessary. “I opened a store so I would have […]

Hot Ideas for Cool Kitchens

A Green to Envy by LEE CUTRONE ARCHITECT: John Wettermark, Wettermark & Keiffer CONTRACTOR: Hal Collums, Hal Collums Construction In 2001, when two local psychiatrists purchased the 1850 raised, Garden District cottage they now call home, they enlisted the help of architect John Wettermark of Wettermark & Keiffer and contractor Hal Collums to renovate the […]

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