SPOT-ON STYLE

A retired couple’s Brookhaven residence delivers their personalized version of home

A home is a canvas used to showcase the personality, stage of life and interests of its dwellers. Sometimes, however, the finished product doesn’t exactly work.

Chuck and Diane Criscillis tackled their first major home renovation in 2016 and are thrilled with the results.

Since moving to […]

FURNISHING FOR LESS

BUCKHEAD’S SECOND-HAND SHOPS OFFER FIRST-CLASS HOME GOODS

“Mommy, I want to stay at Daddy’s house. Dad’s house is a lot nicer. And prettier.” Ouch. Did my 7-year-old just say that?

Flashback to 2015. It had been two months since my divorce, and when my daughter asked yet again to stay at her dad’s place instead of my empty, gloomy, 1950s-era apartment, it was obvious I needed to kick […]

THE NEXT CHAPTER

Empty nesters John and Nancy Mullins put the finishing touches on a charming Garden Hills bungalow

After nearly two decades in the suburbs, John and Nancy Mullins were ready for city life. John, a banker with SunTrust in Midtown, was also ready for a shorter commute. So, after their daughter graduated from high school and their son married in 2014, they put their spacious Alpharetta home on […]

TAILORED AND TECH-SAVVY

A custom home builder’s state of the art Buckhead residence…

The Loudermilks live in their sunroom. Surrounded on three sides by sharp-lined steel windows, it lets in ample light for work meetings, reading, cocktail hour or morning coffee. And when the sun becomes harsh midday, it’s automatically filtered by self-lowering shades.

Considering his 12 years as a luxury custom home builder, it’s easy to understand […]

RENAISSANCE FAMILY

This art-filled, kid-friendly abode weaves together the pretty and practical.

Renaissance woman Debra McDavid is a singer, actress, mother and wife, not to mention a talented interior designer.

Thomas and Debra McDavid’s love affair began with music. The couple of 25 years met on the campus of Yale University where Debra was studying opera and Tom classical […]

NEUTRAL TERRITORY

Painted white brick and shiplap are two classic building materials used in the Schoenith home. The family room is a grand example of Ashley’s favored neutral palette.

Painted white brick and shiplap are two classic building materials used in the Schoenith home. The family room is a grand example of Ashley’s favored neutral palette.

Ashley and Shane Schoenith’s Brookhaven home is a haven for […]

THE PERFECT FIT

The sunlit living room is bright and cheerful, thanks to the colorful artwork and fabrics Hazel picked out with designer Rachel Oliver at ADAC.

The sunlit living room is bright and cheerful, thanks to the colorful artwork and fabrics Hazel picked out with designer Rachel Oliver at ADAC.

A Virginia transplant and her roommate revitalize a Peachtree Hills abode…

SUMMER IN THE CITY

An antique dealer’s secluded city dwelling is a haven of history and charm.

In the main living room—formerly a garage—is a star-spangled Americana mirror from Scott Antique Markets. Checkerboard floors offer graphic pop, enhanced by the Jim Thompson silk pillows atop the English mahogany sofa. In the main living room—formerly a garage—is a star-spangled Americana mirror from Scott Antique Markets. Checkerboard floors offer graphic […]

ALL IS SWELL IN SANDY SPRINGS

An entrepreneur transforms a cramped cottage into a charming family home.

Swell Forever blankets on the sofa and chair—a diamond pattern Owen Forever Blanket in Alpaca and The Jean Forever Blanket cotton collection in Natural—make the Henzes’ cozy living room even more inviting. Swell Forever blankets on the sofa and chair—a diamond pattern Owen Forever Blanket in Alpaca and The Jean Forever Blanket cotton […]

ADDRESS FOR A-VENTURA

A day at home for this growing Brookhaven family is anything but boring.

The living room, which leads to a porch with an outdoor fireplace, is comfy and casual with a coffee table from GJ Styles, a Noir floor lamp and pillows from Lacefield Designs. The living room, which leads to a porch with an outdoor fireplace, is comfy and casual with a coffee […]