The key to creating a beautiful home on a budget is to look beyond the intended purpose of an item, and beyond its appearance. Instead, check for sturdiness of the frame, and the functionality of the components.
July 26, 20145 Photos
Reduce, reuse, recycle
When companies in the food industry are finished with a 50-gallon barrel they use to store and ship perishable items, Leslie White knows just what to do with it. Rather than see it shipped off to a landfill, she outfits the barrel to be an instrument of conservation.
July 5, 20141 Photo
Memory box project can enhance home decor
One of my passions is decorating our home with personal items celebrating family. I also love doing projects that are easy, fast and cheap. Creating a memory box combines both of those interests.
June 28, 20146 Photos
Garden Walk shows off greenery
Both of Ellen Elliott’s parents were gardeners when she was growing up. Her mom and dad taught her all about growing tomatoes, peppers, green beans and other vegetables and plants when she was a small child.
June 26, 20144 Photos
Creating their garden
Excited to be on the 16th Annual Tour of the Madison County Master Gardener Association, Sandy Hampton has been working hard to ensure everything is perfect for this Saturday.
June 21, 20145 Photos
Since Herb and Betty Pruett were drawn to this area via Anderson University – and they met walking the campus byways – it is only fitting they have retired to University Village, the condominiums with a direct connection to the school.
June 7, 20145 Photos
Follow Betty Tufts through her home and she will lift treasure after treasure that prompts a story of family. From knickknacks that were given to sketches that were drawn to features of the house that were installed, the pieces of her home are the calling cards of the ones who love her.
Making room for the music
When George and Norma Smith built their home in 1967, they had family in mind. The location provided the opportunity for their three sons to attend Lapel Community Schools and the floor plan ensured that each one could claim a bedroom of his own.
May 10, 20145 Photos
When Dr. J. G. Pierce, a local dentist for 40 years, decided it was time to leave his home in favor of a retirement community, he set his eye on Primrose.