New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles - Spring 2013

Making a Scented Garden in New Orleans

I was 30 years old before I truly experienced the enthralling scent of a rose. Now I’d experienced hundreds of roses before that time, but it was early one morning, standing in Ruby Browning’s rose garden, that I experienced the…

Junior League of New Orleans Kitchen Tour

The Junior League of New Orleans Eighth Annual Kitchen Tour is a self-guided tour of 12 beautifully appointed kitchens in the Uptown and Garden District neighborhoods. The JLNO Kitchen Tour supports community efforts to help rebuilding in New Orleans, improve…

Bringing Home the Romanticism of Modernism

Because I was born in the early 1970s, it’s difficult for me and others of my age to grasp the optimism that preceded us. We were born in the shadow of the assassinations and strife of the 1960s, grew up…

Style for Your Home

Houses with Charm: Simple Southern Style (Rizzoli, $39.95) Celebrating the warmth and easy elegance of traditional Southern architecture and interior design, Susan Sully’s Houses with Charm: Simple Southern Style showcases homes’ old-fashioned grace while highlighting the talents of some of…

Look Stylish in the Garden

Go beyond boring terra cotta pots and ugly garden shoes to embrace a nice, clean look while getting your hands dirty.

Compact Living for a Big Life

Decorative painter Bekye Fargason chose a small living space to allow for a big studio, but it certainly doesn’t feel like a sacrifice.