At Home in Central Illinois

Lake of the Woods-Mabery Gelvin Gardens

Lake of the Woods-Mabery Gelvin Gardens

The Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden is located in Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve.

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Briana Bailey

Ms. Becky's Garden

Ms. Becky’s garden

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Gifts, decor and more

Gifts, decor and more

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Heather Coit

Bloom and grow!

Bloom and grow!

When Sharon Shelley talked about the purchase of their 30-year-old Champaign home, she laughed. Her husband, Clarence Shelley, known as ‘Shelley’, was surprised when she suggested that they remodel their ranch home.

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Heather Coit

A spring look

Amy Lienhart believes modern decorating calls for softer, more neutral paint colors, non-matching furniture, and fewer items of ornamentation but using those that command attention.

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Heather Coit

2015 Showcase of Homes

2015 Showcase of Homes

The planning for this year’s Home Builders Association of East Central Illinois (HBAECI) Showcase of Homes started right after last year’s Showcase ended.

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Artistry and artifice in new tiles

Artistry and artifice in new tiles

Story:Associated Press

The art of the lure

The art of the lure

Story:Jodi Heckel

Photos:Phil Gioja/do good Consulting

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Sakanaya

Story:Jodi Heckel

Photos:Sakanaya

Turquoise on Display

Turquoise on Display

Story:Jodi Heckel

Photos:Heather Coit