Present your culinary creations with artful entertainment dishes

Bring a sparkle to the party with a stunning cocktail ring

Crimson Laurel Gallery in Bakersville displays beautiful works of art and the building's storied past

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

Take your pick among chic, hip, and handmade clutches

A tiny chapel along a rural mountain road offers passersby a spot for respite

Set out for adventure with the latest high-tech gadgets

Interior designer Kathryn Long takes a two-room, mountainside house through a series of rehabs and fills it with heirloom antiques and clever finds of all kinds

Brandy Bowman’s shop, Collected, showcases a stellar home décor anthology inside petite digs in Marion

Take your best shot at these fun-for-all lawn games

Nina Simone’s birthplace in Tryon offers a walk back in time, but faces an uncertain path ahead

Interior designer Leslie Huntley rehabs and relists an Asheville bungalow

Color expert Scott Courtenay-Smith of Renovate with Color shares his top picks for harmonious palettes

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

Benjamin Belton takes his design talents up one flight, creating chic apartments in downtown Morganton

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

Brew a party with one of these hot numbers

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

A Brevard couple’s cozy Stickley cottage preserves generations of memories

The shopping season has officially arrived, and we’ve searched stores across the region to help minimize the gift-giving guesswork. Here, you’ll find ideas for the jewelry lover, gentleman, gardener, gourmand, host, and outdoors enthusiast in your life.

Give a gift to the Earth by making your holiday a little greener

Whip your fall wardrobe into shape with boots to suit any look

From silk to cashmere to cotton, get the right accent just in time for fall

Whitemont Lodge’s grand scale is surpassed only by its storied past

Thank Mother Nature for an abundance of attractive wooden accents

A mother and son collaborate to create an eco-friendly, storybook cottage

Pick wheels that stand out from the pack, on or off the road

A Cashiers home tells the tale of a love affair with primitive art

Support the literary arts with these creative bookends

Tighten up any ensemble with the right belt

An architect/builder couple bring their 1960s contemporary home into the new millennium

Novel containers for all your growing creations

Will a commitment-phobe ever discover the ideal Asheville house? Find out

Wet weather gear that’ll have you singing in the rain

Post meets beam to create a timber frame home worthy of housing an eclectic collection of antiques

Ornate pins are a girl’s go-to accent