| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:54 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Should I remove the new bulbs [babies] from an amaryllis when repotting? Mine has three small bulbs coming off the main one.
You will probably get more blooms if you remove the bulblets. Plant them in separate pots and, in a few years, the babies will...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
You may never have heard of Commune Design, but if you've spent time in Los Angeles there's a good chance you've shopped at, slept in, walked through or taken home some of the firm's handiwork. Since 2004, the company's take on California craftsmanship...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Whether you are in search of unique home decor or a Christmas present for that notoriously difficult person to shop for, consider checking out the Fleetwood Antique Mall at 14129 Kutztown Road (Route 222).
The business, which held a grand opening...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:19 AM
MacKenzie-Childs Creative Director Rebecca Proctor describes herself on her Chartreuse blog as a "design fanatic, cook, baker and candlestick maker." But the whimsical woman behind one of the most sought after home decor brands in the world is that and so...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
What we lack in Los Angeles by way of winter wonderlands, we more than make up for in wild foliage and succulents that, in the hands of the city's more creative florists, are transformed into holiday wreaths with a distinctly Southern California flair....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The Virginia Department of Forestry has published a new identification guide called "Common Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of Virginia." The 116-page book costs $3 plus shipping via dof.virginia.gov.
The shrubs and vines guide includes descriptions and...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Date: Aug. 2
Her story: Stephanie Kinnear, 30, grew up in White Marsh. She is a project manager at Mindgrub, a mobile application and Web development agency in Locust Point. Her parents, Dawn and Craig Kinnear, live in White Marsh.
His story: Brad...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Sometime late in the day on Nov. 1 or upon waking on Nov. 2, you'll turn the clocks back an hour to resume your life in Pacific standard time. You may fantasize about that extra 60 minutes of downtime, but it's also an opportunity to conquer semiannual...
| Oct 31, 2014
Since the grand opening of the Rose Bowl Flea Market more than 45 years ago, innumerable treasure hunters have crossed the threshold at the historic gates to roam the vast expanse, feeling thrill-of-the-chase excitement. But how do you find the best...