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Author Lisa Mowry

  • Lisa Mowry

    Editorial Contributor

    Lisa Mowry has produced more than five hundred articles for national publications over the past decade. A graduate of Wake Forest University in North Carolina, Mowry also studied for a master's at Georgia State University's communications department. She has lived in Atlanta since 1982. In 1998, she and her family moved out to the suburbs to be halfway between the city and Rome, where her husband is chair of the biology department at Berry College.


Kolo Collection's New Venture Is Atlanta Made

A gallery of local artists

When Greg Martin and Michelle Larrabee-Martin opened Kolo Collection ten years ago, they were among the earliest retailers in the Westside district and among the first to offer upscale outdoor furniture directly to Atlanta homeowners. Read More

A Modern Home Designed for Serenity

The minimalist space embraces its natural surroundings

Neighbors asked James Sarvis if he was building a Frank Lloyd Wright house. Well, no. But if the renowned architect were alive, Wright would undoubtedly appreciate this modern Buckhead home, an individualist abode tucked into a wooded street otherwise lined with fifties-era ranches. Read More

Rhoda Vickers Gives Her Marietta Home a Makeover

The popular DIY blogger revamps 
her home—and her life

Rhoda Vickers knows firsthand how much everyone appreciates a hard-luck story with a happy ending. The longtime Atlantan, a graduate of Sprayberry High School, worked here for thirty years as an executive assistant. Read More


This O4W loft doubles as artist studio and urban escape

Angela Blehm gets to lead a double life. Most of the time, she’s a physician’s wife who homeschools her children, ages five, seven, and nine, out of a ranch house in Gainesville. Read More

HGTV Green Home Shines

Eco style in Serenbe

Natural beauty and environmentally conscious architecture have been the hallmarks of Serenbe in Palmetto, Georgia, since its inception, making the neighborhood an obvious choice for this year’s HGTV Green Home. Read More