New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles - April 2005

Sit On It

Whether you use it for extra seating, as a table, or for your feet, an ottoman’s look can fit your many moods. by KELLIE GRENGS Ottomans and footstools are a very popular home accessory and you see them everywhere. There…

Arthur Roger

A passion for art drives this astute gallery owner. by PAUL GREENBERG His dad, a New Orleans streetcar driver, died when he was 16 years old. His mother mortgaged her Ninth Ward home to enable him to open his first…

Bywater Beauty

The Best of April by LISA TUDOR Setting the style for spring—that’s what this issue is all about, whether it is fashion in “Bywater Beauty,” or in home design, as seen in the fabulously decorated rooms in the Junior League…

Pot Luck

Wallowing in mud is just another day at the office for potter Craig McMillin. by FAITH DAWSON Funny thing how Mudflap Pottery of Folsom got its name. Years ago, the owner and artist behind the name, Craig McMillin, was working…

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.

Foreign Affairs

Give your house an air of worldly sophistication — with items found at local stores. by LEE CUTRONE You don’t have to speak a country’s mother tongue in order to be able to express yourself in a way that any…

Feathered Attraction

by RUSSELL McCULLEY Louisiana bird watchers have it pretty sweet. Not only does our moderate weather encourage a nice variety of year-round resident species, including blue jays, cardinals and mockingbirds, but the state lies at the center of the chief…

La Vieille Maison and Lighting, Inc.

HAL WILLIAMSON | La Vieille Maison by HILLARY GOLDEN Each morning Hal Williamson feels as if he is in a quaint European shop, as he steps through the front door of his serene French Quarter antique shop. “La Vieille Maison…

Rain Bedsole

by OLIVIA SMITH “I see the process of making art as this spiral,” says Raine Bedsole. “You keep coming back to the same place, but hopefully you’ve gained something on it. You’re not just going around in circles.” In Bedsole’s…