Home and Garden

Falling in Love with Upper Arlington

Historic architecture and a friendly atmosphere draw residents to this century-old neighborhood.
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Décor Trendspotting: Earthy Texture

Pairing wood, glass, rope and more with neutral hues and bold blues brings the best of the great outdoors into your home.

Orchid Gardening 101: How to Cultivate the ‘Show-Off Plant’

Orchids can be tricky, but with tips from a Franklin Park Conservatory expert, you can successfully cultivate these floral showstoppers.

Style Profile: Tim Friar, Owner of Grid Furnishings

Want furniture that’s made close to home? Enter Tim Friar.

The Story of a Parade of Homes Abode from Start to Finish

Jed and Lori Kesler knew they wanted to stay in Powell but were in need of more space for their blended family. The 2014 BIA Parade of Homes, hosted last year at the Trail’s End development in southern Delaware County, was the perfect place to build the home of their dreams. Here’s how it happened.
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What You’ll Find at Short North’s Glean

Dawn McCombs found some old records in an alley, so she turned them into cover art on journals. It was only natural that McCombs based her Short North shop, Glean on upcycling.

Letter from the Editor: Summer is When the Work Pays Off

We spoke with gardening enthusiasts, entertaining experts and central Ohio’s best builders for our summer issue.

Blendon Gardens Designs Pet-Friendly Landscapes

Blendon Gardens creates backyard landscapes designed with man’s best friend in mind.

Save the Date: 2015 Parade of Homes

Love luxury? You’re in luck. The 2015 BIA Parade of Homes promises to be one of the most fabulous to date. Northstar Community in southern Delaware County will be the site for this year’s parade—held from Sept. 19 to Oct. 4—providing parade-goers with a glimpse into one of the region’s most beautiful golf-course communities.

Growing Roses? David Austin Roses Has Some Advice

Michael Marriott, David Austin Roses’ senior rosarian, shares advice for growing the company’s new blooms.

T.Y. Fine Furniture Makes Modern Pieces Using Green Practices

Tarik Yousef, owner of T.Y. Fine Furniture, crafts high-style furnishings while rebuffing modern production practices.

Fleurish Home Offers Great Gifts, Rustic Décor

Tucked away in Marble Cliff, decor store Fleurish Home opened in June with a focus on great gifts and the newly popular Annie Sloan Decorative Chalk Paint.

Trendspotting: Watercolor-Inspired Home Decor

Whether pastel or jewel-toned, abstract interpretation or full-on Impressionist look-alike, we love everything about watercolor-inspired home decor. Here’s how you can update your interior with local finds.

Love Moroccan Tile? Here’s How to Incorporate It

Designer Angela Bonfante tells us how to incorporate Moroccan tiles into the home without going overboard.

How to Grow Beautiful Hydrangeas

The go-to blooms for summer (and winter), hydrangeas are as tricky as they are popular. Here’s advice for making your hydrangeas the best on the block, regardless of the season.