I’ve watched some movies over and over again, just to see my favorite character: the house.
Archives: August 2012
When walking through the Block 42 condominium home of her clients Gary and Janie McCurdy, interior designer Janis Bevers has two main points to make: an urban lifestyle is now not only possible but is fast becoming a choice of many Oklahomans; and it is also possible to create the space that reflects that lifestyle by using the talents of local artisans and craftspeople.
There are certain occupational hazards that accompany particular lines of work. For someone who is passionate about interior design, owning a fine home décor and furniture store is dangerously akin to being the carb addict who owns the cinnamon roll shop.
When it comes to home improvement projects, I am a dedicated do-it-yourselfer. With the help of my dear husband, I’ve tackled everything from installing bathroom tile to refinishing hardwood floors. But when I say I can do it, I am compelled by journalistic integrity to point out that just because one can do something doesn’t mean one should.
Homebuilders and craftsmen, like professionals in any field, seek opportunities to create something of lasting value. It is a desire to contribute, to be a part of a project that will endure.
September is my birthday month, and I’ve started noticing that it rolls around even more quickly than Christmas, which I’ve long contended comes by every 90 days. September, it seems, screeches up about every 60 days. This frighteningly fast recurrence of birthdays doesn’t afford me much time to dwell upon the physical and emotional toll that they bring, to say…
Often, the most beautiful antiques are not those that have been carefully restored and perfectly placed in a home. Sharon Farris of Noble recognized that abandoned appeal when she photographed this vintage truck in a field near Quartz Mountain, where the vehicle had taken up permanent residence amidst the tall grass. Categories: 405 Life, Last Look
Howard Ground, Jim Haught, Mike Wofford, D’Ann Wilkins, Linda Martin
Kari Fisher, Holly Ray, Jonna Whetsel For more photos from Zoobilation click here.
Jerry and Randi Green
Aaron Claybaugh, Kyle Kornele For more photos from the OKC Beautiful Mayors’ Golf Tournament click here.
Don and Mary Louise Symcox, Kay and Don Holladay For more photos from the Don Holladay Exhibit click here.
Foundation for Excellence chairman David and Molly Boren, keynote speaker Fareed Zakaria
Addison Triska, Katie Allen, Mackenzie Cobb For more photos from Cocktails on the Skyline click here.
Emily Blanding, Evan Fuller, Audra Blanding For more photos from Slice Magazine's True Brew Release party click here. Categories: On The Scene
One of the oldest gemstones known to man, turquoise is prized for its distinct blue-green color.
Whether you’re looking to adopt a pet or trying to help a homeless stray, there are many options and resources for doing so in central Oklahoma.
Worldfest, the annual event benefiting Oklahoma-based World Neighbors, is a shopping mecca with thousands of hand-crafted, fair-trade products that will give you a leg up on that coming-sooner-than-you-know-it holiday gift gathering.
We live in a state that, for all its progress in recent decades, continues to rise toward the top of another statistical ranking – 11th in the U.S. for the number of women killed by men.
It has emerged over time as one of the leading repositories of Western art and culture in the world from its perch atop Persimmon Hill, yet this bastion of art and culture has never held an event for its own benefit.
As my children and I get back into the school routine, I am reminded of how many children are unprepared for their educational careers.
As longtime drinker William Wilson began trying to regain his sobriety and rebuild his life, he realized the importance of mutual support among recovering alcoholics.
Still stately after all these years, the Civic Center Music Hall turns 75 this month, and the occasion will be marked with a spectacular event worthy of the treasured performance hall. From past to present to future, the show most definitely will go on.