DUNN & SONNIER ANTIQUES & FLOWERSDunn & Sonnier is back in their original location! Visit the shop for beautiful fresh flowers, antiques from all over the world and the perfect gifts and accessories, like Nouvelle candles. 2138 Magazine St., 524.3235, www.dunnandsonnierflowers.com LAZYBUG LAKESIDE LAZYBUG IILAZYBUG ROYAL Find this Creche and Nativity Collection and many other […]
Neutral GroundArchitect: Steven R. Quarls of the Hopkins Co. When Courtney and Spencer Murphy bought their Uptown home, they realized that the second floor was in dire need of a new floor plan. One of the adjustments was what was originally the mother-in-law suite was being turned into the master bathroom and bedroom. The centerpiece […]
Cooking with IdeasArchitect: Steven R. Quarls of the Hopkins Co. Kitchen designer: Courtney Murphy with help from chef and restaurateur Joel DondisContractor: Andrew Smith The turn-of-the-century house had been in good hands for many years, but when Courtney and Spencer Murphy bought it, it needed some updating. The Murphys turned to architect Steven Quarls of […]
Key elements of the living room include a French-style antique mirror, Italian lamps from Agora that were picked out by decorator Corinne Laborde, a Directoire walnut chest, a 1928 Lester baby grand piano and an Oushak rug from New Orleans Fine Rugs. Other furniture is from Sofas and Chairs. You may have read this story—or […]
MOST PEOPLE’S GUEST ROOMS are often where old furniture goes to mix and not match. Other people, like architect Arthur Q. Davis and his wife, Mary, decided to make their guest room stand out—by actually making it into a separate building. Completed in 1958 and designed by Davis’ Curtis & Davis architects, the guest house […]
Alan and Marianne Mumford met when they were students at Louisiana State University. Not only did they fall in love with each other, but also they discovered that they had a few things in common. They both graduated with degrees in landscape architecture, and they both share a profound passion for the community. In 1984, […]
Donald St. Pierre, an accountant, fulfilled his longtime wish to open up a small business when he bought the Silk Road Collection more than two years ago. St. Pierre still works as an accountant, but his “other job”—owning and operating the store—satisfies the artistic and adventurous side of his personality. At least twice a year, […]
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 drama of this piece, whilemaintaining a balance between elegant and ornate. Jon Vaccari Design,4858 Magazine […]
What’s hot in stores may take you on two very different trips into the wild. Whether you’re looking for camping gear for a hike in the piney woods or campy gear for a day in the French Quarter, this fall’s finds make entertaining your wilder side stylish and fun. Make a SceneClockwise from left: Oilcloth […]
Spinal and 18-kt. white gold bracelet; pink sapphire and 18-kt white gold bracelet; aquamarine, diamond and 18-kt. white gold cross. Ashleigh Branstetter may have taken the long way around to find her niche, but the results are well worth the trip. A model since high school, she has appeared in print ads for Volvo and […]
Buttons from the 1900 presidential election featuring opponents William McKinley and William Jennings Bryan. Of all the framed photographs and certificates decorating a hallway in Fran Bussie’s Baton Rouge home, one in particular stands out: a snapshot of her husband, Victor, posing with then-presidential candidate John F. Kennedy and a beaming Jackie. As political mementos […]
It was one of the first cool days in September when I felt my taste buds tingle for the layered tastes of fall, and I couldn’t help but think of chili or a delicious gumbo. But now it’s November—and as we approach Thanksgiving—my tastes are changing. I feel tired of heavy flavors and am longing […]
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DUNN & SONNIER ANTIQUES & FLOWERS Dunn & Sonnier is back in their original location! Visit the shop for beautiful fresh flowers, antiques from all over the world and the perfect gifts and accessories, like Nouvelle candles. 2138 Magazine St., 524.3235, www.dunnandsonnierflowers.com
LAZYBUG LAKESIDE LAZYBUG II LAZYBUG ROYAL Find this Creche and Nativity Collection and many other holiday gifts at Lazybug. 3307 Severn Avenue, Metairie, 455.1444; 3305 Severn Avenue, Metairie, 455.3131; 600 Royal Street, 524.3649
NANCY ROBBINS What better way to add celadon in any room in the house than with a large vase? Use it with rusty reds or cremes. It seems to work with almost any other colors. 1291 N. Causeway, Suite 1, Mandeville, 985.727.4564
POTSALOT POTTERY Find extremely unique pottery gifts like this three bottle champagne vessel and so much more at Potsalot Pottery. 3818 Magazine Street, 899.1705 Fleur de Lis Charm Bracelet
MAXIMILIAN’S INTERNATIONAL SHOWROOM For 38 years, Maximilian’s International Showroom has been supplying local interior designers, architects and clients with Oriental rugs, from the least to most expensive. Showing 2,500 different designs in stock, that come in dozens of different sizes. Included are Oushak, Turkish and Savonnerie. Take advantage of professional interior design consultations. 8600 Oak Street, 895.1115 www.Maximilianintl.com
MIGNON FAGET GALLERIES For over 35 years, Mignon Faget has created jewelry designs representing nature and architecture, handcrafted in her New Orleans studio. 3801 Magazine Street, 504.891.2005 The Shops at Canal Place, 504.524.2973 Lakeside, 504.835.2244; Baton Rouge Towne Center, 225.932.9783; www.mignonfaget.comsizes.
ESTELLA’S Estella’s in Metairie Village carries an array of home & seasonal decor, along with furniture, lamps, local artwork and fresh flowers. Spa services also available! 701 Metairie Road, Old Metairie Village, 833-8979
DAPHNE Interior Designer Daphne Gelpi’s quaint shop offers “insights to life’s specialties.” Daphne is filled with specialty gifts, furnishings, jewelry and more. Pictured here are lifesize, hand-carved wooden horses from China. Tues. through Fri., 10am4pm and Sat. 10am-2pm. 325 E. Boston Street, Covington
ORIENT EXPRESSED With this and many other pieces, Orient Expressed is the perfect place to go for your holiday gift and decorating needs. 3905 Magazine Street, 899.3060
HISTORICGARDEN & CO. At Historic Garden & Co. we have containers arriving monthly, insuring the largest selection of bronze, cast iron, cast stone, cast marble, fountains and statuary in New Orleans. Our specialty is monumental structures, fountains, urns, architectural antiques, reproductionsand French iron gazebos. In addition, we also carry specialty plants and palms. Reproduction cast stone fireplacesand mantels arriving soon. Delivery and installation available. We are conveniently located at 981 Jefferson Highway between Oschner and Lowes in the curve.