Homes

Homes
Dec 2013
You can never foresee how the life you choose—or the one that chooses you—can ultimately impact someone in extraordinary ways. Meet seven inspirational locals whose personal journeys are making a big difference in the lives of others.

Oct 2013
Jennifer Thomas of Montford Walk-In Bakery shares recipes perfect for the holidays

Aug 2013
Carrying sound and story is the only way to live for a musical storyteller, rock-and-roll rambler, and two gifted brothers who all call the foothills of Western North Carolina home

Aug 2013
A former lumberyard in Brevard is reclaimed as a budding arts district

Apr 2013
A Southern staple gets its due at a Knoxville festival

Mar 2013
Julian Morton's community, Invershiel, recreated a bit of his homeland in the High Country

Oct 2012
Mother Earth Produce delivers a fund-raising plan for classrooms

Aug 2012
Seyl Park: Cheme Designs

Aug 2012
Historic Henry River Mill Village tells a tale beyond its role in The Hunger Games

Aug 2012
A couple brings new life to a 19th-century family homestead in Haywood County

Aug 2012
Appalachian Food Storybank collects and preserves memories of the region's foodways

Jun 2012
There are endless reasons we all fall for the mountains, but one enchants us above all others: This place feels like home in our hearts. Here, five writers share how their deep connections to these hills were forged with Sunday drives, old-time music, wildflower hikes, and through the discovery of inspiration and strength.

Jun 2012
The deft engineering of Guilford Nanney created Chimney Rock's first trail system

Jun 2012
A mom with a knack for design creates a happy haven with eclectic flair

Jun 2012
Kleiwerks International uses the most basic of natural resources to build communities

Jun 2012
Carrie Wagner's cultural exchanges bring home global insights meant to be shared

Feb 2012
The legacy of master mason James Vester Miller lives on in Asheville's historic edifices

Dec 2011
Lost objects and found treasures that exude character and wit typify this mother and shop owner's artistic flare

Dec 2011
Two Dallasites breathe an imaginative life into a cottage getaway in Black Mountain

Sep 2011
Autumn is upon us, and you can park yourself in the backyard and watch the leaves put on a show.

Aug 2011
An environmental exhibit uses the natural world to illustrate how human habitats can be improved.

Aug 2011
Appalachian State University students envision, design, and build a self-sufficient home in hopes of earning top honors.

Jul 2011
A landmark greenstone home in Hickory melds historic elegance with modern luxuries

Jun 2011
The Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival turns 30

Apr 2011
With birds in mind, one woodcrafter captures history in miniature

Mar 2011
Uncover treasures, raise your auction paddle, and find home design inspiration with our guide to an eclectic collection of antiques purveyors

Feb 2011
Tour a few of WNC’s intriguing homes for a greater perspective on our region's early days

Feb 2011
With the demise of chestnut trees, so went the reign of bark architecture in the mountains. Today, Chris and Marty McCurry are leading a revival of the historic style. Using poplar bark and sustainable practices, they’re ensuring a lasting connect between home and nature

Feb 2011
Lorraine Plaxico draws a harmonious union between art and architecture

Feb 2011
A vivid West Asheville haven nurtures a mother and daughter’s creative spirits

Jan 2011
Frigid temperatures, record snowfall, remarkable beauty— rangers experience it all atop mighty Mount Mitchell

Jan 2011
A Morganton couple’s vibrant revamp of a circa-1880s homestead reflects their love for interior design and craftsmanship

Sep 2010
The capital of the Southeast is bigger, bolder, and better than ever

Sep 2010
Troy Winterrowd champions mid-century and contemporary architecture

Aug 2010
A husband and wife team are planting the seeds of a movement to feed the hungry

Jul 2010
We all love our mountain environment, but how well do we take care of it? Here’s a look at where we stand: What WNC is doing right, and how we can improve

Jul 2010
Two Robbinsville candle-makers find harmony in their environment and craft

Jun 2010
Three recording studios keep Asheville’s music scene finely tuned