A rant against treacly, trite and just plain ridiculous house names
I’m going to go out on a limb of an apple tree, so to speak, and assume the first people to name their place of residence were Adam and Eve. Like most mortals who name their homes, they got a little carried away — or banished, strictly speaking. The Garden of Eden was just a tad pretentious for a name. It’s well known that Adam and Eve had a little too much pride in their Read full story
A low-slung ranch becomes a design laboratory for two whole-house renovators and their children.
When Bradley and Niki Davidson bought a low-slung ranch house in Old Westham near the University of Richmond in 2008, they knew they were going to renovate it and sell it through their company, Davidson Builders. They had no idea it would become their home.
Until this project, they’d been taking on smaller jobs — building additions on the backs of homes, remodeling kitchens, adding bonus rooms above garages. This would be their first Read full story
Earlier this month, Blackbird Tees was finally able to announce a secret weeks in the making: the availability of their tea towels at Anthropologie. Though the towels are currently featured exclusively online, they are hoping to see them in stores, possibly later this year.
Blackbird Tees is a locally owned company that designs, creates and sells hand-printed men’s and women’s apparel, accessories and more. Their tea towels also are available on their Read full story