HOUSE & GARDEN

Fix Things Up for Holiday Parties Now ~ DIY It with Blackhawk Hardware

If you're jonesing for a renovation on your home, but can't find the money to spend on something major right now (much less find a contractor to do the job), consider doing a little fixing up and sprucing up...

Bedside Manor Shows Us Luxe Layering And Transitions for Cooler Temps

We love the look of a many-layered bed, with pillow stacks and several textures luxuriously combined to create that cocoon of comfort that is both stylish and practical. Especially here in the QC, where you can seemingly experience an...

Check Out This Grande Custom Builders House of the Month in Old Foxcroft

Our October House of the Month is an extraordinary 7500+ square foot 6 bedroom, 5.2 bath new construction by Grande Custom Builders is situated on a large .7 acre lot in sought-after Old Foxcroft. Take the Virtual Tour Here See the...

This Adorable Dilworth Home is Our September House of the Month

Our House of the Month is a gorgeous and spacious home in the heart of Dilworth. Built in 1994, this home has been beautifully maintained, expanded & renovated. This house will be on the market on Friday, 9/16! View the...

Back to the Patio & Porch! What to Buy Now for Fall Before It’s Gone

It's time for Fall prep, hard as that may be to believe. Even though no one wants to shop for pumpkins while sweating, and it’s tough to picture the perfect fire pit gathering when it’s 90 degrees, the right...

Top Charlotte Architect & Designer Myers Park Queens Rd Townhome for Sale

You've probably driven or walked by this stunning Myers Park townhome in Nolen Place and day-dreamed about the interiors and what living there might be like. I know I have. Designed by Ken Pursley and developed by Brian Speas...

We Shop ABODE For Pops of Color to Brighten Up These Summer Days

Spending a little more time indoors these days, given the heat, the rains, all the things. Feeling the need to add a little pop to our rooms. Why do Summer and Winter seem to drag on forever, but Spring...

The Inside Scoop From One of The QC’s Most Productive Realtors

Selling or buying a house is a big deal. Having what it takes to be a top agent requires a lot of hard work, integrity, knowledge, and expertise. Anne Bell, one half of the wife-and-husband Cottingham Chalk ‘The Bell Team’,...

Wildlife in Your Garden. Welcome It or Prevent It, We’ve Got the Scoop

Pests – especially in summer - can take on many forms, from outdoor bugs ... to being bugged indoors incessantly about what’s for dinner…  We’re focusing on garden variety pests – the pros and cons of all things that fly,...

How Well Do You Know Charlotte’s “Streetcar Suburbs”

Expert tips and hidden secrets about four of Charlotte’s streetcar suburbs from the ones who know them best. First, what's a streetcar suburb?Starting in the late nineteenth century and continuing through the early twentieth century Charlotte was forever changed by...

We Shop Pretty Pots and Plants for Summer Garden, Patio & Porch Color

It’s summertime and time to start planting. Container gardening is the great equalizer whether you’re ready to go big in the backyard, or just want some fresh herbs on the balcony, we’ve gathered everything you need to know about...

This South Park Area Classic Brick is Our House of the Month for June

This beautiful, all brick, Georgian style home in Governor's Square area of Charlotte is situated on a large, flat lot with large living spaces, and is ideal for hosting friends and family. Take the Virtual Tour Here See the Full...