Recent and Featured Live & Work Articles

  • Can These Seeds Be Saved?

    Description of how to test last year’s seeds to see if they are worth planting in the spring.

  • The Pro File: Sara Busby, Kitchen Designer

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

  • How To Move a House

    A description of how to move a house from one location to another.

  • Birch Logs as Art

    Simple instructions for using birch logs to create an artistic accent.

  • Hearth Style and Stoves

    A sample of hearth furniture and style as well as a definition of the Rumford fireplace and three different pellet stoves.

  • Home Spa

    A list of ways to create a home spa.

  • Yarn As Still Life

    Instructions on how to use balls of yarn to create a design element in a home.

  • Curb Appeal

    Ideas for creating curb appeal for a house including exterior paint colors, stone accents and native species landscaping.

  • Resources For: Colonial Revived

    A list of professionals who worked on a renovated colonial in Charlevoix including the architect, builder, landscaper and tile and floor supplier.

  • Stairway to Heaven

    This Pentwater house sits 150 feet above the road on a sandy bluff that looks out upon Lake Michigan’s Little Point Sable and Big Point Sable, a piece of paradise.

  • Recipes for Relaxation

    Three recipes for creating relaxing recipes, including massage oil, face masks and body scrub.

  • Resources For: Living in the Michigonian

    List of professionals who contributed to a Torch Lake remodel including landscape, interior remodel, stonework, decorating and appliances.

  • Resources For: A Farmhouse Reborn

    Resource list including the builder, interior decorator, landscaper and more for a home in Harbor Springs.

  • A New Style for the North

    Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine’s art director, Diane Kolak, designed a new style for the North, a rustic modern home in Traverse City featuring the soothing views and colors of nature with cutting edge style.

  • 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.

  • Repurpose for St. Michael's

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