When we bought our cottage in northern Michigan about 15 years ago, I filled it with lots of stuff.
Bulletin Board — June/July 2015
Outdoor Furnishings Eucalyptus is Tough Our style-rovers spot inspiring furniture in a Birmingham window display In a U.S. Forest Service document written decades ago, a researcher named Roger Skolmen noted that eucalyptus wood is excellent for “purposes requiring high strength and for finish work where an attractively figured, dark reddish-brown wood is desired.” BoConcept’s […]
Longtime friends discovered a vintage space in Detroit’s Reid Building and groomed it with a most creative makeover
When Laura Scaccia first saw of one of her friend’s handcrafted and uniquely handsome cutting boards — one that had been produced by the Architectural Salvage Warehouse of Detroit (ASWD) — she immediately thought, “That would make the coolest table!” And when she learned that the board had been made from the wood of lovingly-deconstructed Detroit homes, […]
America The Beautiful
The Detroit Arrow single-speed bicycle, $1,000, Shinola, Detroit, shinola.com Sea Aster soap, $7.50, Jayson Home, jasonhome.com Alessi opus centerpiece, from $250, Artloft, Birmingham, 248-647-4007, artloftonline.com Striped Nixon alpaca throw, $295, Jonathan Adler, jonathanadler.com Imax striped vase, $65, Leon & Lulu, Clawson, leonandlulu.com Statue of Liberty bust, $99.95, Crate & Barrel, Somerset Collection,Troy, crateandbarrel.com Thomas Fuchs handblown […]
Four Seasons Who: Designer Lynn Cavanaugh, of Four Seasons Garden Center & Custom Landscape Services (the garden center is in Oak Park, while design studios are based in Birmingham and Traverse City), has been collaborating with Four Seasons clients and ensuring landscape installations are executed down to the last detail since 2004. An experienced metalsmith, […]
The sunniest place in this newly built Birmingham home is the front entrance; here, these pots thrive, says Colleen Wilberding of Beverly Hills-based Pretty Pots. Plant Palette: Large-leaf banana plant, sun-tolerant New Guinea impatiens, pink million belle petunias, and lime-green licorice trailing greens. These urns/arrangements, by Wilberding, go well with this farmhouse-style home in Birmingham. […]
Indoor Blooms & Outdoor Rooms
Organic beauty products made with items from the garden, and more!
Interior Designer Ann Heath dove in with great enthusiasm a couple years ago when she started working on a pool house project in Bloomfield Hills.
A Classic Splash
Five years ago, when the needs of her family — including husband, Dave, and three nearly grown children — began to outgrow the classic neo-Georgian home they’d built 15 years ago, they started considering their options.
Building by the Numbers
Building a home from the ground up is always a numbers game, rife with cost calculations for every part of the project.
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
When Janet Vallee was contemplating purchasing a two-bedroom condominium at The Marina Village in idyllic Harbor Springs, near other family members, she called Sharon Kory of Sharon Kory Interiors in Birmingham.
Detroit Home June/July 2015 Digital Edition
Detroit Home – June/July 2015