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  • Backyard makeover in Newport News extends daytime enjoyment, relaxation

     Backyard makeover in Newport News extends daytime enjoyment, relaxation
    Last year, Michael and Suzanne Naler won a landscape makeover for their backyard in Newport News, courtesy of Landscapes by Eric Bailey of York County. Before the $10,000 redo, the yard was bland, according to the Nalers. They won the prize at a 2014...
  • Design firm Commune dresses a pop-up Oscar lounge in Hollywood style

     Design firm Commune dresses a pop-up Oscar lounge in Hollywood style
    Los Angeles-based design firm Commune's famously casual sense of style has helped transform everything from a rundown motor lodge in the desert to a majestic John Lautner home in Glendale. This week, the designers are creating a glamorous temporary...
  • Kecoughtan students' tiny house featured at Coastal Virginia Home and Garden Show

    Kecoughtan students' tiny house featured at Coastal Virginia Home and Garden Show
    Kecoughtan High School students completed a whirlwind building project on a "tiny house" featured at the Coastal Virginia Home and Garden Show. Asked to build the house shortly after the holiday break, about 20 students did most of the construction in...
  • To get rid of flies indoors, eliminate their breeding ground

    To get rid of flies indoors, eliminate their breeding ground
    For months we have had flies in our home about the size of fruit flies but more boxy looking. Neither fumigation nor large amounts of gunk-digesting gel and bleach down the drain have eradicated them. We have looked in vain for rotting food sources...
  • A celebration of all things Midcentury Modern in Palm Springs

    A celebration of all things Midcentury Modern in Palm Springs
    The 10th annual Modernism Week returns to Palm Springs with more than 180 events celebrating Midcentury architecture and design, including home tours, films, lectures, double-decker bus architecture tours, the Modernism Show & Sale and walking and bike...
  • Florist who rejected same-sex wedding job broke Washington law, judge rules

    Florist who rejected same-sex wedding job broke Washington law, judge rules
    A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding, citing religious reasons, violated consumer protection laws, a judge ruled Wednesday. The lawsuit, filed in 2013 by Washington Atty. Gen. Bob Ferguson, centered on Arlene&...
  • Wedding shows will feature an array of tips and info

    Wedding shows will feature an array of tips and info
    If you're looking for ideas in planning your wedding, you may want to attend the following free wedding shows. There are so many small details to cover, such as the color of the linens or whether to use fresh or silk flowers. Other factors that play a...
  • Home and garden briefs for Feb. 19: Attend a free interior design workshop, learn about urban gardening

    How interior designers work is the topic of a free program Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Middlesex County Public Library. "Talk to an Interior Designer" runs from 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. featuring Pam Deihl, a professional interior designer, according to a release...
  • Each room at Hotel Covell in Los Feliz tells a story

     Each room at Hotel Covell in Los Feliz tells a story
    Local hospitality entrepreneur Dustin Lancaster has a vision that is tailored to the present day but is shaped by an unconventional dose of design history. For evidence of that unusual mash-up, look no further than the five-room Hotel Covell, directly...
  • Ackermans' Midcentury style back in demand with book, film, events

    Ackermans' Midcentury style back in demand with book, film, events
    Prolific Midcentury designers Jerome and Evelyn Ackerman are the focus of a new flurry of attention. The Ackermans worked in a variety of media, including ceramics, mosaics, tapestries and woodcarvings, introducing items into the market starting in 1953....
  • Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design

    Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design
    Free soil testing and gardening advice will be available at the Connecticut Flower and Garden Show, Thursday, Feb. 19, through Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The University of Connecticut Soil Testing Laboratory...