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Mosaic Masterpieces

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Local mosaic artist and instructor uses broken glass and repurposed materials to create timeless treasures story by Sue DeWerff photography by Jason Hook Turning trash into unique and beautiful treasure is something mosaic artist Betsy Heath is passionate about. Heath,…


Home Life

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by Chris Kridler For some, home is a haven to escape the hustle of life. For others it is a place for play and inspiration. Whatever the purpose, these spaces delight their homeowners. Take a look inside some favorite spaces…


Creating Interiors with Style

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Grand Designs You’ve walked into a perfectly designed room — the space is smartly functional, the colors are complementary, the furniture is sophisticated. Expertly designed interiors never fail to impress. But how is it done? Local experts weigh in on…


Creating a Luxury Living Room

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Nothing takes the stress out of a long day like coming home and stepping into your own mini oasis. Today’s custom homes on the space coast are increasingly focused on creating a living room that oozes luxury and opulence. With…


Delighting in the Details

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Signature features turn model to marvelous Story by Ingrid Bradley Photos by Rob Downey When Paula and Clint Clouatre got the “bug” to build another standout abode, the jet-setting, high-energy, ever-entertaining couple decided to go smaller, add special details and…


Paradise Found at Portofino Bay

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John and Colleen Repplier’s North Melbourne riverfront home is an oasis of tranquility By Ingrid Bradley Weeping waterfront views, the near-and-distant chatter of birds amid boastful blossoms, and quiet boats boarded with hopeful anglers, describe Melbourne’s seaside community, Portofino Bay. Nestled…


Pot it Up

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Combine centerpiece plants with colorful companions for captivating containers Here are four easy tips for designing beautiful, long-lasting pool, porch, or front-entry pots. Choose litter-free plants, or at least plants with minimal droppage, so your ground and pool are always…


Light the Night

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Landscape lighting rewards with instant and long-term visual dividends, as well as increases safety The start of fall signifies an impending, yet distant change in temperature, and also notifies us that nightfall will soon arrive earlier. Whether you’re returning from work…


Gifted in Glass

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Stained-glass artist Sharon Earl Burridge brings fond memories and captivating images to life by Meagan McGone After a social gathering at a home on South Merritt Island, one of the guests, Mr. Scotty, was still feeling the effects of his last cocktail. He…


Wired For Entertainment

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No longer a luxury for the rich and famous, today’s homeowners are installing home theaters with big picture and big sound into their personal spaces “Today, both music lovers and movie buffs can have a professionally installed system that meets their…