Holiday Cheer at Mirror Lake | Home for the Holidays with the Sacketts
Pump Up the Powder Room | The Home’s Smallest Space Can Pack a Big Punch
Holiday Shopping with Local Makers | Think Outside the Gift Box
The Holly and the Ivy | Homemade Garlands, Swags & Topiary


Central Virginia Home Magazine 2019 Winter


On-Point Holiday Decor | Prelude to Top Trends

To reduce your family’s footprint at holidays and keep it festive, shop locally. Buy a live tree from a sustainable farm and either plant, recycle or convert it to mulch ...
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Splurge vs. Save | Designers Sound Off

WE ASKED SOME OF OUR FAVORITE DESIGNERS ABOUT INVESTMENT FURNITURE. Which pieces deserve a splurge and which can handle a bit of scrimp? Some said to invest in antiques; some ...
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Un-Decking the Halls | Do Your Old Holiday Decorations Need a Tune-up or a Toss-out?

After the Thanksgiving turkey dinner, excitement builds when we traipse up to the attic, grab the Christmas decorations and embark on the adventure of turning our home into a Winter ...
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What the Watt? | An Illuminating Look at Modern Day Lighting

The subject of light bulbs used to be as dull as 25 watts. A lamp burns out? Replace it with a 60W, 75W, 100W or—if you’re feeling fancy—a 3-way bulb, ...
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Camellia Reigns | Queen of the Winter Flowers

With their striking evergreen foliage and showy blooms, camellias reign supreme, just as they did in ancient China when emperors and temple priests revered them. If you’ve ever enjoyed a ...
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Greenhouse Envy | Year-Round Havens for Green-Thumbed Enthusiasts

While crisp mornings in stocking feet with hot chocolate on the stovetop, and a fire roaring nearby can make just about anyone feel content, you may still long for the ...
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Home for the Holidays | Locals and Natives Reminisce

We asked locals and natives who’ve moved away to share their favorite holiday traditions, whether whimsical, hilarious, or sentimental. We are grateful for so many generous offerings and delighted to ...
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Season’s Greetings | Traditions & Trends in Holiday Tidings

Much of the charm of the holidays lies in the season’s greetings cards we send to dear ones in and out of town. For many, a traditional seasonal greeting card ...
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