Recent and Featured Home & Cottage Articles

  • A Farmhouse Reborn

    Profile of moving a 100-year-old farmhouse to a new home on the beach.

  • Toasty Hues and Cool Designs

    Items from art to clothing to furniture that all share toasty hues and cool designs.

  • Resources For: Drawing the Cottage Bath

    A list of the professionals who worked on to create a cottage-style bathroom in Petoskey including the builder, architect, kitchen designer, bath designer and tile supplier.

  • Garden Monograms

    Edible table decorations add style and fun to entertaining.

  • Resources For: A Cottage Full of Color

    A list of the professionals, including the builder, kitchen designer and paint supplier who helped renovate the home built in 1904 by lumber baron, E.G. Carey.

  • Leaf-wrapped Candles

    Instructions for how to dress up candles by wrapping them in leaves for a natural display.

  • The Barefoot Victorian

    A Victorian-style cottage in Bay Harbor offers this family the Up North summers they wanted in a neighborhood setting they love.

  • The Pro File: Sara Busby, Kitchen Designer

    Interview with Sara Busby of Sara Busby Design, president of the National Kitchen and Bath Association.

  • Resources For: Sun, Stucco and Style

    A list of the professionals who worked on a new home with sustainable style in Gaylord, including the architect, interior designer and carpet, tile and appliance suppliers.

  • Shoreside Elegance

    Products and crafts to create an elegant style in nature’s coolest neutrals.

  • Harvest-inspired Accessories

    A list of accessories for the home inspired by the harvest season.

  • Repurpose for St. Michael's

    The wood from old St. Michael’s convent school in Suttons Bay gets a new home.