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  • Have a holly jolly Christmas

    Have a holly jolly Christmas
    EVENTS Baum School of Art Holiday Gift Gallery: Work by area artists and artisans. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Through Dec. 19. Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, 610-433-0032. http://www.baumschool.org. A Brandywine Christmas: Holiday...
  • A relic unearthed: the black-and-white holiday family photo

    This photo stays in my head like yesterday's brandy. My cousin's wife found it, scanned it and emailed it to me and my siblings around the country. The Thanksgiving still life. An heirloom, really. Like a scene from Samuel Beckett, where nothing much...
  • Upper Macungie Township to offer a home decorating education class in 2015

    Adult education classes will be offered to Upper Macungie Township residents, including a four-week course in home decorating. "Home Decorating Part I, Color, Styles & Pattern" will be held 6-8 p.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 5-March 5, 2015, at Independent...
  • Home and garden briefs for Nov. 27: Williamsburg designer claims a top spot in kitchen design challenge

    Home and garden briefs for Nov. 27: Williamsburg designer claims a top spot in kitchen design challenge
    Kathryn Salyer, of Kathryn Salyer Design Inc. in Williamsburg, has won the Thermador Kitchen Design Challenge for a luxury kitchen she created for a local couple. "The award was given on Sept. 29 at a gala event at the BSH Experience & Design Center in...
  • New pet gifts promise happy holidays for furred and feathered family members

    New pet gifts promise happy holidays for furred and feathered family members
    More than ever before, some of those presents under the Christmas tree, as well as Hanukah gifts, are intended for barking, purring, or even squawking members of the family. Just over half all of all dogs, nearly 40 percent of cats, and 25 percent of pet...
  • At 58, looking fondly at the hill made by the sands of time

    Not a bad age, 58. I've had worse. On the way to school the other day, the little guy asked me who I'd like to be "if you could be anyone in the world?" "You," I told him. "Me?" I told him I'd like to be him because of all the great things ahead...
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall: Decorating with mirrors reflects a growing trend

    If the idea of decorating with mirrors brings back bad memories of those floor-to-ceiling, reflective walls you experienced in a 1980s aerobics class, don't fret! When chosen correctly, adding mirrors to your home decor can upgrade the look of almost...
  • Woodworking father restores Pasadena bungalows; son carves own path

    Woodworking father restores Pasadena bungalows; son carves own path
    In Pasadena, where so many houses are not just homes but beloved cultural legacies, a man whom Gamble House director Ted Bosley calls "our living treasure" continues to quietly ply his craft at age 65. Jim Ipekjian is a master woodworker, largely self-...
  • The cup of joe could go, but don't touch his Twitter

    No mortal has a central nervous system like mine. Jumpy by nature, alarmed by every little noise, I have the nerves of a cheetah. My fuse is always lighted, my heart flits from branch to branch. As a kid, I was banned from zoos for upsetting the primates....
  • Luke Irwin's rug designs aim to pull a room together

    Luke Irwin's rug designs aim to pull a room together
    Luke Irwin recalls the precise moment he decided he was going to become a rug designer. In 2003, he was at a lunch party near his home in London and was seated next to a young boy whose father was a Tibetan master rug weaver with three mills in Katmandu,...
  • Life in the Venice Bordello

    Life in the Venice Bordello
    It's not just a building, it's a vibe. So says eight-year tenant Antony Pereiaslavtsev of El Bordello Alexandra, a seven-unit, 1906 apartment house one block from the Venice Beach boardwalk. The outré home, its roof staged with towering metal...