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June 16, 2016

An Aerie Of An Oasis

“Labor of love” is an oft over-used term, but no other phrase will do to describe a Columbia couple’s elegant 21st-century reimagining of a majestic 1980s home. “We put our heart and soul into recreating this space. It is a beautiful…

Grow-How!

5 Podcasts Download or subscribe to these free podcasts. A Way To Garden With Margaret Roach One of America’s best-known garden writers, Margaret Roach shares organic gardening, garden-to-table cooking and nature topics on this show…

Water Features 101

Water features have taken off in popularity within the last eight years as more homeowners have decided to stay put and enhance existing homes by creating their own beautiful, natural retreats, say Anne and Josiah Crousore, the…

Grow Native

You’ve probably driven or walked past a neighborhood or subdivision and thought, “Whatever were those homeowners thinking?!” The yard seems riddled with rangy plants sprouting sporadically in no apparent pattern, giving off an unkempt…

Wall Covering Comeback

Wall coverings have been making a comeback ever since the 2008 recession, but their popularity has really popped within the last year, says Vicki Wren-Eultgen, interior design consultant with Johnston Paint & Decorating. Wren-Eultgen…

History Lesson

It’s always a conundrum: how to honor the original bones of a historic home while ensuring the redesigned spaces meet the expectations of a 21st-century family. This give-and-take is playing out beautifully in the three-story Colonial…

‘ELEMENTS-ARY’

Anne K. Moore, owner and president of D&M Sound, offers advice on planning and buying a backyard sound system that best meets your needs. Homeowners want the same flexibility many enjoy indoors — zoned entertaining that offers the…

Inside Flat Branch

We're excited to announce a new video partnership with Cosmic Sauce, bringing you an "Inside Look" at some of Columbia's favorite spots, like this first one about Flat Branch Pub & Brewing — a perennial Best of Columbia winner. We…