Recent and Featured Home & Cottage Articles

  • Let Indian summer linger

    A list of products inspired by nature and the smells of summer.

  • Resources For: Stairway to Heaven

    A list of the professionals, including the architect, appliance supplier, custom ironworks, window and cabinetry suppliers for the Pentwater home high on a bluff.

  • Boyne City Neighborhood Bungalow

    Home profile of a cottage with bungelow lines located in a Boyne City neighborhood, designed by Jodi Alger Lyons.

  • Resources For: A Kitchen For Cooks

    The list of professionals who worked on a sleek and functional kitchen, including the designer, contractor and lighting, appliances and paint suppliers.

  • The Pro File: Mark Miller

    Interview with glass expert Mark Miller.

  • Resources For: Lilies of Her Field

    List of suppliers who contributed to a garden on the Betsie River.

  • The Up North Game Room

    Game rooms with an Up North rustic flare.

  • Resources For Built for the Boughs Outside Traverse City

    A list of the professionals, including the architect, builder, landscaper, and suppliers for a house on Spider Lake, just outside Traverse City, built high into the foliage of surrounding trees.

  • Norwegian Folk

    A guesthouse in Lake City is designed to look like a stabbur, a traditional Norwegian outbuilding, and is filled with Norwegian folk art, including touches by Tove Ness who specializes in the traditional folk art of rosemaling.

  • Recipe: Milk and Honey Bath

    Recipe for a Milk and Honey Bath.

  • Sun, Stucco and Style

    Profile of a home designed with light, energy-efficiency and style in mind.

  • Resources For: Fit for a White Picket Fence

    List of the professionals who worked on a Northport cottage including interior design, landscape, paint, millwork and applicances.

  • Resources For: Organics and The New Classic

    A list of the professionals, including the architect, builder, kitchen designer and landscaper, who worked on a new home in Harbor Springs that used organic materials and deep colors to create the new classic cottage.

  • Resources For Cabin Life, Chapter Two

    A list of the professionals, including the builder, and the window, furniture and tile suppliers for this new home construction in Platte Lake.

  • River Revival

    Profile of a renovated house on the banks of the Au Sable River.

  • Living in The Michigonian

    Renovation of an old stone house on Torch Lake.

  • Resources For: River Revival

    A list of the professionals who worked on the renovation of a river house on the AuSable river, including the interior designer, architect, builder and suppliers.

  • Colonial Revived

    Two New York City designers, Daniel Heighes Wismer and Gregory Dufner, revive a Charlevoix neighborhood Dutch colonial.

  • Resources For: A New Style for the North

    A list of the Traverse City professionals, including the builder, roofer, painter, tile supplier, window supplier and appliance supplier, who worked to create this rustic modern statement on natural style in the North.

  • How To: Veggie Monograms

    Add unexpected elegance to your table with easy monogrammed place settings.