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design
Nov 2023
A family gets the best of both worlds with a new Brevard home

Nov 2023
Handcrafted string instruments from a Boone rock musician & woodworker

Nov 2023
Shannon Kirshner of Freckled Petal answers all things floral to help you plan your wedding botanicals

Nov 2023
Celebrating old and new memories at a treasured family location

Nov 2023
September 2, 2023 • The Vineyards at Betty’s Creek • Sylva

Nov 2023
Custom floral design and pick-your-own bouquets at a family farm in Barnardsville

Nov 2023
Trends and more from a luxury wedding calligrapher in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Nov 2023
A Franklin baker creates top-tier cakes and shares her insider perspective

Sep 2023
“I’m committed to accommodating every student and challenging each one appropriately.”

Sep 2023
Perched on a ridge, the award-winning design of this mountain home is anything but rustic

Sep 2023
A young craftsman in Avery County uses steel and local materials to construct handmade knives

Jun 2023
For nearly 100 years, the Ela Dam has interrupted the flow of the Oconaluftee River. But now, a team of locals are restoring the waterway.

Jun 2023
A summer getaway in Highlands, and the retro-cool Skyline Lodge

Jun 2023
A Lake Lure house is reimagined to revolve around family

Jun 2023
Boone artist Ryan Kirby talks living in the High Country, his success as a painter, and his love of family and the outdoors

Mar 2023
Breathe new life into your home décor with vibrant houseplants

Mar 2023
What’s ahead for home design in 2023

Mar 2023
Luxury jewelry from master local makers

Mar 2023
Three uniquely talented crafters begin residency at Olive’s Porch

Dec 2022
WNC’s guide to camping out during nature’s starkest season

Dec 2022
Custom designs from local makers

Dec 2022
Clear views Architect Rob Carlton designed the home to take advantage of views of the sky above and valley below.

Sep 2022
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Jun 2022
Recipes with a local expert in gardening and herbal medicine

Jun 2022
In Chunns Cove, Douglas Ellington’s fairytale cottage continues to cast a spell

Mar 2022
As the nation celebrates Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th birthday, witness the creation—and evolution—of his visionary Biltmore landscapes

Mar 2022
This year, interiors trends reflect a world happily cocooning at home, says Asheville designer Talli Roberts

Dec 2021
Home industry news from across the mountains

Dec 2021
Shopportunities abound at new retail stores devoted to the home

Dec 2021
In this classic mid-century Bert King home, the interior reflects a meaningful vision for the world outside

Dec 2021
At the new Mitford Museum, the world of Jan Karon’s bestselling books transcends the page

Aug 2021
Banner Elk’s LP on Main rebrands and expands its enduring reputation in a new location

Aug 2021
In a fresh River Arts District location, Asheville’s Local Cloth weaves a new textile tradition

Aug 2021
Through a visionary’s lens, a modern Asheville abode strikes unexpected balance between darkness and radiance

Aug 2021
Biltmore hosts Van Gogh, Monet, and da Vinci in a year-long multisensory experience

Aug 2021
The new Youngs Mountain Trail in Rutherford County reaches spectacular vantages

Aug 2021
After so many months of cancelled and postponed events, the urge to get together and celebrate is palpable. Here to satisfy is a season of great gatherings bursting with local culture: From woolly worms, elk, and Bigfoot to mountain arts, food, music, and more, these festivals truly have something for everyone.

Aug 2021
50 years ago, a grassroots groundswell fought the federal agency’s plan to reshape the French Broad River Basin

Jun 2021
A contemporary cabin on Lake James offers enduring style and a blissfully slow pace

Mar 2021
A guide to buying, building, or reinventing your mountain home