Recent and Featured Home & Cottage Articles

  • Boyne City Neighborhood Bungalow

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

  • 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.

  • Recipe: Milk and Honey Bath

    Recipe for a Milk and Honey Bath.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Living in The Michigonian

    Renovation of an old stone house on Torch Lake.

  • River Revival

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

  • 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.

  • Toasty Hues and Cool Designs

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

  • Fit For a White Picket Fence

    A new Northport home designed by Jerry Baumann fits into nature and the environment and easily expands this empty-nest lifestyle when it fills with family.

  • 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.