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Fresh & Festive Holiday Décor Ideas

Pick a Palette “My holiday decorating shortcuts are based on a simple, pre-set color palette and natural, seasonal elements. I usually go with various shades of...

Feeling Crafty in a Fully-Customized Colvard Farms Home

The Kohn home is sweeping and sunny, a vision of neutrals and space and architectural details. “The architect tried to tell me I was putting...

How to Host Your Own Giving Party

If the never-ending election and the devastation of Hurricane Matthew have taught us anything about this upcoming holiday season, it’s that we all need...

Confessions of a Neat(ish) Freak: My 5 Dirty Little Secrets

A comment I hear all of the time is, “Wow, I bet your house is super organized.” To which I always reply, “Well, it’s...

5 Uniquely Durham Goods from Local Makers

Wooden Bottle Openers, $40. John Parkinson Furniture → "Each bottle opener has a magnet, which allows it to be held securely on your refrigerator."       ← Framed...

A Young Family Finds Room to Grow

Nestled among the tree-lined streets of Duke Forest is a tall and narrow blue house with unmistakably modern architecture. It’s at once subtle and striking,...

The Season of Sign Ups

In many ways, September is a season of sign ups. This month inundates us with opportunities to volunteer at school, with sports and with...

Your Personal Survival Guide for Post-Vacation Reentry

There’s a reason why as many as 55% of Americans don’t use all of their vacation time … post-trip reentry is rough! We are...

Where the Pros Chose to Purchase

Bill Stevenson, Keller Williams Where did you choose to purchase? Woodcroft Why? Back it seemed that anybody who could afford it would live in Chapel Hill,...

Family and Art are the Focus in This Cozy Forest Hills Abode

Leann and Gavin Jocius’ roomy Forest Hills home is both sprawling and intimate, seemingly an impossibility. It’s why they love it. “Despite having 4,500...