Pool Heaven

The Rain Curtains are the focal point in this project at a home in Duluth. Two waterfalls have a sheer decent, with a solid sheet of water flowing at three different speeds. On the lowest speed, the water is slower and looks and sounds just like rain - reassuring, calming, mesmerizing.  When the sun sinks over the horizon after a warm…

Let the Sunshine In

While we often focus on the big changes we can make in our home, sometimes it’s smaller ones that make all the difference. Window treatments are one of those things. New blinds can improve your daily life, lower your energy bills, and keep your family safer, too. Plus, they can make your home look fantastic.

The Barns of Old Milton County – Reprise

When Bygone “Treasures and Timeless Beauties, Barns of Old Milton County” was first published in late 2011, the reaction was immediate.  The first printing sold out in 30 days.

New year, new home

Three homes, different price points, to give you a peek into this month's real estate playbook.

Coming Home: Living Downtown Alpharetta

Alpharetta might be known as the Technology City of the South, but when Mary Ann Slavik moved from a subdivision to downtown Alpharetta, she had more personal connections in mind. A 30-year resident of the city, Slavik understood the vision of what was to come in the downtown area and wanted to be a part of it.

When the lake calls

 Article Sue G. Collins | Photography Provided  Living on the lake is the best and this property, new to the market, brings luxury and lake life together in a gorgeous package.  Capture the sunrise and sunset on this magical lake property. Feel the rhythm of the water as you enjoy the luxurious saltwater pool and spa overlooking Lake Windward. A $1 million-plus…

Palmetto Bluff is Calling

 Article Sue G. Collins  Stay busy...or not. Either way, you'll feel like the most important guest at the Montage during your stay. Come for the weekend or stay for a month.    Bookend your day with mimosas on the May River aboard the lovingly restored motor yacht Grace, and a nightcap around the ground’s fire pits.

I Do!

 Article Maria Smith | Photography Aubry Canales  Discerning brides have learned the place to go for exquisite bridal and special occasion gowns is Elite Pour La Vie in Alpharetta. This boutique is owned by the successful and beautiful Rawan Asad, who has mastered the art of exclusivity and ‘white glove service’.  AL: How has Elite Pour La Vie set itself…

Thoroughly Mod

In this Cumming Street renovation, the architect and homeowners created a magical connection between a family-friendly interior and the green outdoors. They chose large windows and French doors to provide pleasing views from every room to the wooded backyard with old-growth trees and a stream. The house’s character changed from a typical 1960’s ranch (dark, low ceilings, sparse windows, long halls,…

Modern Take on the Toccoa

Perched on the banks of a wide stretch of the Toccoa River outside Blue Ridge sits an uncommon vacation home with nary an exposed log beam, chunky rough hewn armchair or moose-themed anything. River Dwelling is a stunning modern tribute to all that makes a mountain house sing: unobstructed views of the river, dappled sunlight streaming in through expansive windows,…