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    Choosing the perfect rug size

       by Billie Comeaux Selecting a rug that enhances and complements your room design can be the key touch that brings everything together in harmony. It’s important to remember that size — not just the style — changes the dynamic of your room. Here are some points to keep in mind when choosing the perfect […]

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    Avoid mistakes in homebuying

    As we see the seller’s regain control in the housing market, there are ways you can position yourself to submit your strongest offer. Get pre-approved! Know the top dollar you want to spend and more importantly be comfortable with the monthly payment. Know the financial impact insurance is going to have on your monthly payment […]

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    Create a relaxing at-home spa

    by Adrienne Elliott, Elliott Homes LLC   The bathroom has not only become a most popular spot for that workout selfie or fab ensemble pic, it also has grown to become our own sanctuary. The perfect at-home spa can be easily achieved by adding affordable design and style elements. Selecting soft and neutral colors instantly create […]

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    Superbells

    by Dr. Gary R. Bachman, MSU Extension Service One thing I dig about the summer season is the selection of annual color available for the garden and landscape. I think most of my readers know I really like Supertunias. Besides their tremendous growth potential, I think what I like best are the flower shapes. There’s […]

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    Love At First Sight

    story and photographs by Ellis Anderson// Cynthia Miller first saw the house at 308 Main St. more than 35 years ago. She was taking a college art class with friend Michael P. Larroux and visiting his hometown of Bay St. Louis. As they drove past the striking historic cottage one day in the early 80s, […]

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    Update, re-create

    by Billie Comeaux//   There is something very exuberant about updating colors and re-creating a room layout in your home. Transforming a space to meet your family’s needs can be challenging but very uplifting. First, identify your decorating dilemma and create a plan that flows well to meet your functional needs. If you have children […]

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    The Coast Tastemakers

    Gail Majure, Adrienne Elliott, Ashley Grant and Yuki Northington are four of the top style guides on the Coast. Who are they and what can we learn from them? They shared with us recently. GAIL MAJURE Best way to describe my design style. Timeless classics combined to create a beautiful yet comfortable space that is […]

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