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Monday October 27th, 2014

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A Baton Rouge Home To Love Forever

Like many things in life, moving into a new home rarely happens at the exact moment you need it to, or with the exact circumstances you would have imagined. For Lindsey Smith, a designer and the founder of Makers Workshop, the hunt for her current home was born out of necessity. A few months pregnant with…

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Monday February 13th, 2012

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sneak peek: webb bland

Webb Bland is an automotive photographer — he shoots the press release photography of pre-production cars for brands like Chrysler, Dodge and Fiat. This New Orleans shotgun apartment actually used to be the home of Webb’s brother, but when his brother moved in with his fiancée, Webb took over the lease. Webb had plenty of…

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Monday July 25th, 2011

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sneak peek: hillary petrie of egg collective

To enter this light, airy New Orleans apartment, visitors must pass through a small communal gate, then a beautiful shared courtyard and finally onto this bright space. Each apartment in the complex has a porch overlooking the courtyard, and it’s the perfect place to wind down after a long day. Egg Collective designer, Hillary Petrie,…

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Tuesday July 28th, 2009

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sneak peek: kathryn hunter

sneak peek: kathryn hunter

kathryn hunter of blackbird letterpress calls baton rouge, louisana home. she never thought she’d stay, but loves the town’s mix of politics, colorful history, academia, the lush slow life and art splashed in. her partner david cano (a metal worker) bought the house 7 years ago and did much of the renovations himself. the result…

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Monday April 13th, 2009

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sneak peek: simon and rebecca finger

sneak peek: simon and rebecca finger

i wanted to add one more home tour today- designed by jill dupre, who we just visited at home below. she is responsible for the interior design in this beautiful new orleans home, belonging to simon and rebecca finger. jill describes the project as a “team effort” with a young family that is “full of…

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Thursday March 26th, 2009