Tuesday, October 16, 2018

House Envy: This modern masterpiece was designed by Georgia architect Robert Green, one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s last apprentices

If you’re a fan of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, then this midcentury-modern home in Buckhead may be the closest thing to his work you’ll find in Atlanta.
Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

7 Atlanta home and garden events to see this summer

Find fantastic art at Grant Park Summer Shade Festival or Virginia-Highland Summerfest, play with butterflies at Dunwoody Nature Center's Butterfly Festival, and we've got a pretty cool set of showhouses.
The Dreamer

What a pair! Complementing chic outfits with vintage furniture at Brick + Mortar

Fashion and furniture combine to create a beautiful romance. At least that’s the story at Brick + Mortar, the vintage and antique furnishings shop at Westside Provisions District. Local fashion designer Megan Huntz teams up with Brick + Mortar founder David Kowalski to match three garments with their fine furniture companions.
Ryan Gainey documentary

Documentary on Atlanta’s famous, eccentric late gardener Ryan Gainey premieres at Plaza Theatre

Any Atlanta garden enthusiast worth their weight in soil knows about Ryan Gainey. Gainey died in a house fire on his farm in Lexington in 2016, not long after filmmakers Steve Bransford and Cooper Sanchez completed shooting a documentary about his life. The film, The Well-Placed Weed: The Bountiful Life of Ryan Gainey, premieres May 17 at the Plaza Theatre.
Awethu House Sweet Auburn

What to know about Awethu House, Atlanta’s first “co-living for changemakers”

Billed as “Co-living for Changemakers” and an antidote to housing shortages and displacement, Awethu House’s suites are available via memberships to a property management and incubator group called the Guild, which has operated a fellowship program for entrepreneurs in East Lake for two years.

House Envy: Newer Virginia-Highland Craftsman boasts a great location and all the amenities

The 5,100-square-foot house, built in 2010, is located near Piedmont Park, Ponce City Market, and the Atlanta Beltline. The home is also steps away from the area’s many restaurants, shops, and galleries, and boasts a sweeping skyline view.

10 things not to miss at the American Craft Show in Atlanta this weekend

Every year, the lines stretch down the halls of the cavernous Cobb Galleria Centre for the city’s best annual artist marketplace, featuring more than 230 artists. It can be overwhelming, so here's our cheat sheet on what not to miss.
Atlanta Dogwood Festival

10 Atlanta home and garden events to see this spring

Get some great inspiration for your next makeover project or pick up new artwork for your home with events like the Cobb Gardeners Tour, Inman Park Festival, Atlanta Home Show, and more.
Trinity Mercantile and Design Co.

At Decatur’s Trinity Mercantile, recycled fabric is repurposed for elegant totes

When a manufacturer discontinues a fabric style, typically the upholstery samples get tossed in the trash. Not at Decatur’s Trinity Mercantile and Design Co., where beautiful damasks, fine silks, and woven jacquards are upcycled into elegant reusable totes for shoppers in the store.
Downsizing

I halved the size of my home and doubled my happiness

I had never heard of KonMari; I didn’t know to ask, “Does this give me joy?” I only asked, “Did I know I owned this?” When the guy from Goodwill saw the donation piles filling my double garage, he called his office. “Send more trucks,” he told them. It took three.

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