Category: Lifestyle


Our City, My Home: Laura C.

  Some would say that maximalism is the new minimalism! If this is true, then New Orleans resident Laura is on-trend! Her home is filled with perfectly picked wallpapers, jewelry that has become art, and some curious pieces too. No matter what, her home is filled with love and creativity every day of the week.… Read more »

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The Color Story: Yellow

  A little history: Did you know yellow is one of the oldest colors in history? It can be seen in cave paintings over 17,000 years old. In ancient religions, yellow was a sacred color. What about yellow? If I were to ask you what color you associate with sunshine, I’d bet you would respond with this… Read more »

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Our City, My Home: Stevie & John

  In a continuation of our series “Our City, My Home,” today we check out Stevie & John’s mid-century modern beauty! Draped in greenery and perfectly styled vignettes, they are quick to remind me that their home didn’t always look like this. They rolled the dice, ripped out all the cheap renovations done to the… Read more »

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The Color Story: Purple

    Purple is often associated with royalty and luxury. It’s said to be the color of fantasy and magic. It’s complex it both calms and stimulates our bodies, it creates balance! Purple is also associated with bravery: Purple Heart. What do we love about purple? A better question may be what don’t we love… Read more »

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Our City, My Home: Sarah M.

  Welcome back to our series “Our City, My Home” where we talk to New Orleans homeowners about why they love their abode and neighborhood! Today we talk to Miss Sarah who lives in Algiers Point and will regale us with all the reasons to call it home!   How long have you lived in… Read more »

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2022 Mardi Gras Costume Sales + Pop-Ups

    Saturday, February 5th:  13th Annual Mardi Gras Costume Sale 12 pm – 4 pm, 1307 Lyons, Uptown Fabulous Carnival Costume Market 12 pm – 5 pm, 2348 St. Claude, Marigny GinaWare Costume Sale 11 am – 4 pm, 4429 Bienville, Mid-City     Sunday, February 6th:  Little Flea NOLA Mardi Gras Market noon… Read more »

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The Color Story: Navy

  A little history: Navy blue was initially called “marine blue” and was adopted as the official color for British Royal Navy uniforms worn by officers and sailors from 1748.    What do we love about navy? It’s dramatic like black, but just a little softer. It can represent authority, empowerment, and confidence. It’s incredibly… Read more »

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Our City, My Home: Ashleigh & Andrew

  “Our City, My Home” is our series on local homeowners where they tell us why they love where they live, what their neighborhood offers, and why New Orleans is the place to be!   Here is the story of Ashleigh, Andrew, and their family:     What neighborhood do y’all live in? West Riverside… Read more »

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New Orleans Coffee Table Books

    I have been in my house for about a decade. The first six years were spent in an exhaustive series of renovations. The two years following the significant renovations were spent recovering – mentally, financially, and emotionally. Recently,  I have begun to do the fun stuff that I can have people over and… Read more »

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