Central Virginia Home Magazine 2019 Fall
Paper Swoon | For the Love of Wallpaper
Home Grown Cuisine | Farm-to-Table Dining
A Barn House in the Country | Farmsteading Family Creates a Dream Estate
Boost Your Roost | A Better First Impression in 72 Hours or Less


Stanhope Spencer Johnson | Architect of the Renewed American Dream

When I read the fascinating Stanhope, chronologically by Carolyn Gills Frazier, whose research draws from Jones Memorial Library’s Lynchburg Architectural Archive, I discovered that acclaimed and versatile architect Stanhope Spencer ...
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Beyond Board | What’s New at the Head of the Bed?

When it comes to your bedroom, the bed is likely the focal point of the room. We typically turn to using different bedding and heaps of pretty throw pillows to ...
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DIY VS. PRO | The True Costs and Benefits of Doing It Yourself

It starts innocently enough. You’re watching an HGTV marathon. Hours pass as you consume a buffet of 30- to 60-minute tales on house flipping, smart designing, and DIY tackling. Property ...
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Chill Out! | Organizing and Cleaning the Fridge

Open. Close. Open. Close. There probably isn’t a door in our home that gets more of a workout each day than the refrigerator door. But as much as we use ...
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Autumn Garden Round Up | Local Landscaping Experts Sound Off

Fall is here, and the wearier among us dream of retiring from the garden, hanging up our trowels and putting well-worn garden gloves away. Alas, our jobs are far from ...
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Landscaping with Fruit Trees | Add Beauty, Bounty and Value

Imagine walking outside your home and plucking delicious fruit right from a tree just steps away! A great improvement to outdoor space that delivers delightful returns is the addition of ...
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Smith Mountain Lake | Charity Home Tour

Now in its 29th year, the Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour showcases eight spectacular lakeside homes in Franklin and Bedford counties—and it’s all for a great cause. The three-day ...
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A Pig Tale | From Hook to Plate

It’s a chilly morning in late October when we meet at the smokehouse and get into the pickup. After the obligatory stop for coffee and something unhealthy to eat, we ...
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