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At Home September-October 2006

And her prized possessions Photography by Frank Di Piazza If you’ve spent time at an estate sale in St. Louis—any estate sale in St. Louis—you’ve probably brushed up against Barbara Ann Hughes. Our un... more

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By Melody Walker If you could click on the Color Channel, the forecast for this fall would sound something like this: “Get ready for reds—both warm and cool—blowing in from Asia! They’ll be tempered b... more

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In the 1900s, a covey of railroad magnates ordered up palatial homes on Portland Place. Here’s one. By Christy Marshall The front of the house lacks one defining characteristic: a door. To gain entry ... more

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By Stefene Russell Photograph courtesy of Leigh Standley “I’m really glad I went to design school when I did,” says Kirkwood native (and current Bostonian) Leigh Standley. “We weren’t cheated by compu... more

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By Kristyn Schiavone Photograph courtesy of Puzzle Floor Spend hours on a puzzle…and then walk all over it? Sounds like a great idea to Briggs Engineered Wood Products. Puzzle Floor, their latest inno... more

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By Stefene Russell Photographs by Ashley Heifner Deep in Florissant, just on the cusp of Old Town, you’ll find one of the few surviving five-and-dimes in the metro area. Those still smarting from the ... more

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When Lana and Ted Pepper downsized from their home on Kingsbury Place, they went up in altitude more

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No need to simply rely on the word of friends. We've got the list of where to go when repairs are required. more

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You don’t have to close your eyes too tightly to imagine how the town may have looked in its heyday; replace the asphalt with dirt and the cars with horses and you’re practically there. more

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Photograph by Anne Matheis

Ever struggle with a paint roller dripping paint all over your walls, carpet and clothes, or found yourself with mismatched wallpaper seams? Help has arrived. more

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Photography by R. Todd Davis

When they moved here from the Northwest, this couple traded in a garden zone eight for a six. They quickly learned that the plants of their past wouldn't be in their present. more

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Stepping Back in Time on Cherokee Row more

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Photography by Anne Matheis

Hector Caiazza plans theme parks for a living and retrofits the odd item for a hobby. more

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The Provence Experience is part bed-and-breakfast vacation, part cooking school and part group tour. more

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Photography by Alise O'Brien

How a not-so-traditional traditionalist, an expert in decorative trim and a lover of French country style collaborated to create a warm, colorful home that's charmingly offbeat more

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Fields of fragrant lavender were once a dream for Deborah and Steve Nathe, but now they're the center of a growing business ... and cause for this al fresco celebration. more

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Photography by Alise O'Brien

The plaster and paint may be peeling off the walls, but this Clarksville getaway's flaws add considerably to its charm more

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A Cold War beauty faces the wrecking ball. more

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Though their bowls and plates are works of art, Mark and Patty Sheppard feel strongly about wanting to make their pottery functional. more

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