New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles - Winter 2013

How to 'Force' Winter Bulbs

In New Orleans we do not hunger for spring the way our Northern neighbors do. We have a bit of green and color even on the darkest of winter’s day. But there’s still something magical about those spring flowers. So…

Culinary Antiques

For all of my adult life, I have loved to cook. It is in those quiet times of chopping mountains of onions, celery and bell peppers that I work out the issues that weigh on my heart. I’m not a…

Little Local Twists

Artist Sarah Killen, aka Saint Claude, creates chic art and accessories by twisting metals and playing with textiles.

38th Annual Holiday Home Tour

Now that Preservation Resource Center is approaching its 40th birthday, it’s safe to say we have fully grown into our role of preserving, restoring and revitalizing New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods.   PRC works tirelessly to sustain New Orleans’…

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Fashion Fixtures

Stylish décor echoes runway trends with designer accessories fabricated in sophisticated skins, fabulous textures, classic patterns and neutral palettes.

Editor's Note: Time of the Season

Time always seems to speed up between the months of November and March. One minute you’re polishing off that last bite of pumpkin pie, and seemingly the next minute you’re “atoning” for our extra-long holiday season, perhaps by swearing off…

Retailer Spotlight: Rivers Spencer

Rivers Spencer was buying, selling and renovating homes in her hometown, Jackson, Miss., when she decided to make her dream come true. Spencer, who studied art history, had always wanted to own a business on Magazine Street, so last year…

Accessories for You and Your Home

Although it dangles and dazzles like that iconic mirrored ball from the ’70s, the Ulysses pendant is anything but passé. The drum-style three-light fixture features overlapping layers of brushed gold disks and a double diffuser perforated with small apertures to…

Retailer Spotlight: Louisiana Custom Closets

Louisiana Custom Closets designs and installs custom shelving for closets, garages and utility rooms. Don Wise, owner, has been in the business for more than 19 years. The company offers free in-home consultations with designs displayed on state-of-the-art software. What…

Artist Profile: Amanda Talley

As an undergraduate art major at Mary Baldwin College, artist Amanda Stone Talley concentrated on still-life oil painting. While pursuing a master’s in painting from the Savannah College of Art & Design, she honed in on her medium of choice.…