In a fairly traditional, established neighborhood in Birmingham sits a modern oasis of sustainability built by the father-son team of Steve and Ben Templeton at Templeton Building Company. Its construction was truly a family affair, as Steve’s wife, Ann Heath Templeton of Duncan Fuller Interiors, was the project designer
Denny Brya of Lakeview Builders had a goal of providing as many lake views as possible, so it is visible from almost every room. “The house just feels bright and comfortable,” says Brya. In a collaboration between the homeowners, an in-house designer, and Lakeview Builders, they’ve managed to turn an outdated, lackluster house, one of the first built in the gated Peninsula at Bay Harbor, into the home of anyone's dreams.
Genealogy and building family trees can be both challenging and frustrating, but it’s a way to grow closer to your roots and document them for future generations. That may be rewarding enough.
Natural cleaning products are coming around again, and you’ll find most of them sitting in your pantry.
This year, instead of a traditional bottle of wine, perhaps something different is in order. So be prepared. The trick is to be thoughtful. What does the host enjoy? Here’s some inspiration for all of your event gifting.
Why not bring a little spring color inside while you’re waiting for the snow to melt? By forcing a flower bulb, you get the benefits of the season a little early.
Mattresses last seven or eight years, on average, and Americans spend about a third of their life in bed - either sleeping or trying to fall asleep. If you’re one of the poor souls tossing and turning, or if you are coming up on a decade with your current mattress, it may be time for a new one.