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  • Historic Ware Church is a colonial gem

    Historic Ware Church is a colonial gem
    When the well-to-do congregation of Ware Parish began planning a new and much bigger church during the early 1700s, they did so with no small ambition.     What the vestry designed - with the help of a now unknown builder - was destined to become one...
  • Bathroom gets a budget makeover

    Bathroom gets a budget makeover
    I am a cheapskate. Frugal is a nicer word, but the truth is I can pinch a penny till Abe gets bruises. So of course I brought my skin-flintiest spirit to my recent renovation of my powder room. The room had long bugged me, with its outdated vanity,...
  • Check It out: Get inspired to remodel your kitchen

    If your old kitchen needs some upgrades or improvements and you are considering remodeling it, look to the Newport Beach Public Library for helpful books and other materials. This is a major household project, and you may want to seek out some design...
  • Good rooms wear white

    Good rooms wear white
    What do a homespun picket fence, an archetypal wrap-around porch and layers of frothy molding have in common with a glossy kitchen, a spa-quality bathroom or even the sleek interior of a futuristic space ship? All would look right in white. "No other...
  • Mailbag: Planners limited debate on Banning Ranch

    This is an open letter to the Newport Beach Planning Commission. On March 22, my husband and I were among the standing-room-only crowd assembled at City Council Chambers to hear the two agenda items scheduled by the commission for public discussion ("...
  • December 5: Midday Fix - Elaine Griffin

    December 5: Midday Fix - Elaine Griffin
    How to Avoid the Holiday ReGifting Cycle Don't Over Spend You can find high-quality and unique gifts at every price point HomeGoods. Each stores has an array of unique and surprising items and designer brands at prices significantly less than...
  • Bravo's 'Million Dollar Decorator' dishes out inspiration, advice

    Bravo's 'Million Dollar Decorator' dishes out inspiration, advice
    Martyn Lawrence-Bullard left his home in England for Los Angeles 20 years ago, determined to be a movie star. The acting thing didn't exactly work out. But in one of those delightful turnabouts in life, he is now the interior designer to the stars. Ed...
  • July 5: Midday Fix - Outdoor Decor

    July 5: Midday Fix - Outdoor Decor
    Elaine Griffin Elaine is a graduate of Yale University and studied at the New York School of Interior Design. She began her design career in the office of architecture and design legend Peter Marino. Elaine is a contributing editor to Better Homes &...
  • Plans to rebuild OC boardwalk include testing alternative wood

    Plans to rebuild OC boardwalk include testing alternative wood
    Earlier this week, Ocean City's town council selected Louis J. Grasmick Lumber Co. of Baltimore to provide more than 56,000 pieces of yellow pine to rebuild the boardwalk, a contract worth about $600,000. The town also approved plans to purchase and test...
  • Look inside the ultimate beach house, done Southern style

    Look inside the ultimate beach house, done Southern style
    Interior designer Phoebe Howard believes in the power and purpose of Southern-style decorating. "Southern style is unique because the South is unique," says the designer, based in Jacksonville, Fla. "Our homes have an important place in our lives. We...
  • The Samaritan Women restores mansion, opens doors for homeless women

    The Samaritan Women restores mansion, opens doors for homeless women
    A long-neglected mansion on the city's west side has been restored to its 19th-century grandeur so that it can provide a home and hope for homeless women. Dozens of volunteers have adopted rooms in the 8,000-square-foot Victorian, built in 1893 by the...