Category: home-garden - Lifestyle - Atlanta Magazine

Chip Wade Is a Rising Star at HGTV

The host chats with us about his hit renovation show

The tables were turned on Chip Wade, host of HGTV’s Elbow Room. The final episode of season two—a major renovation of The Bert Show host Kristin Klingshirn’s Buckhead cottage—had debuted the night before. Read More

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

Garden Notebook: Tending Azaleas

Spring has sprung—and it's blazing

Azaleas in full bloom are the beauty queens of spring. Their gorgeous curves, adorned in pastel lace, are the belles of Atlanta neighborhoods. But past their blooming prime, azaleas are like pageant floats after a thunderstorm: washed out, bedraggled, and ready for maintenance before next year’s event. Read More