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Holiday Decorating Goes Wild!

Last year was a record-setting decorating season for designer Tim Arpin. For the first time in 28 years, the owner of The Gilded Lily found himself fielding requests from clients ...Read More

A Dance Floor in the Sky

Like many homeowners, Jimmy Borst and Connie Kaplan have spent the pandemic making changes to their home. The most ambitious project centered on remodeling the multi-level outdoor-living area, which now ...Read More

Building? Remodeling? Patience is a Virtue

Dwight Graybill has owned Denver-based Cocalico Builders for 23 years and had worked for its previous owner as a high school and college student. “I’ve never seen or experienced anything ...Read More

Kitchen Remodel Mania!

Anyone who has spent the last 18 months taking refuge in their home will undoubtedly agree with one thing: You’ve either gained a new-found appreciation for your kitchen or grown ...Read More

Pete & Carol Heth: Farming Airbnb-Style

Fifteen years ago, after having spent 25-plus years in the construction industry, Pete and Carol Heth began contemplating where their career path would take them next. They experienced their “ah-ha” ...Read More

A Family Enclave

Family is important to Jennifer and Justin Albright. Their parents, siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins all live within a mile or so of their West Hempfield Township home that features ...Read More

Small Spaces, Big Impacts

City and suburban living may come with the sacrifice of an expansive backyard, but that doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing. Designing and decorating small outdoor spaces requires innovation, intentionality and ...Read More

A Backyard Man Cave

Dave Rupp jumped at the opportunity to add a garden shed/man cave to his backyard. The only hiccup was he had to dismantle the structure that had stood in a ...Read More

A Choice View

The pandemic has initiated unprecedented interest in home remodeling projects ranging in scope from replacing a front door to executing a whole-house makeover. “Since people have been home for the ...Read More

Let’s Go Shopping!

I haven’t shopped for furniture in years. In fact, I’m at the point where downsizing is in my near future. However, I do have a throw pillow obsession and can’t ...Read More

Inspiring Gardens

Dan, Becky and Elena Young, Columbia Open the alley gate to the Youngs’ backyard and you’re in for a surprise! In

Celebrate July

Fireworks! Festivals! Food! Music! Fun! July has it all. Music Pack a picnic (or patronize the food trucks/vendors) and your lawn chair

Art in the Gardens

If you think Columbia’s architecture is beautiful, wait until you see the gardens! Once again, the creative spirit of Columbia –

Countdown to the U.S. Women’s Open

You can’t attend a sporting event with national ramifications without buying some commemorative merchandise. Add in the fact that it’s

June is Busting Out All Over!

Summer arrives June 20! It’s the perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate the season. Music! The arrival of summer means concerts

Three Trends to Try in Your Garden

It’s that time of the year! Garden season! Will you be hauling out the same garden art this year? Buying

Takeaways From the 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show That You

The Philadelphia Flower Show, which serves as harbinger of spring, runs deeper than displays of pretty flowers. More importantly, it

The Green Room

Appropriately enough, the creator of this space, David Gelatt, is not only an avid gardener but has long been a