• 2017 Pantone Color of the Year in Review

    2017 Pantone Color of the Year in Review

    Greenery: a classic, chameleon-like color. Like a breath of fresh air, it gives new life to any room. Greenery has always been a staple in...

  • Fabulous Fireplaces

    Fabulous Fireplaces

    As autumn approaches, the fireplace becomes even more of the focus in your living space. If you are looking to give your fireplace a...

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    “Because of their versatility, poufs are surely a classic! They can function as an extra seat, an additional tabletop for eating or a cozy addition to a corner, and they can be easily displayed under a sofa table. Fabric patterns, textures and material choices are in abundance, and there is no shortage on styles. Poufs are an ideal way to bring in that bit of bright, bold color that you may not want to invest in a sofa or upholstered chair!” M. Joyce Mathis, MJM Design Company.

  • Q&A: Designer Heidi Sowatsky

    Q&A: Designer Heidi Sowatsky

    Designer Heidi Sowatsky purchased her franchise of Decorating Den 11 years ago. In addition to creating beautiful designs for her clients, she is also...

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    ‘Tis the season for creating holiday magic by adding sparkle and spice all through the house. But decking the halls often relies on holiday décor collections built over many years, and making sense of all the mismatched pieces and disparate elements can sometimes make this annual ritual a bit of an overwhelming task.



    Nestled deep in the woods, deer and turkey roam this 850-acre farm just outside of Morse Mill. Catfish, bass, bluegill and crappie fill a 30-acre lake upon which sits a refined lodge that is the family compound of Elke and Paul Koch. While the animals and natural elements have been a part of the land since 1969 when Paul’s family purchased the property, the lodge, or the farm, as the Koch’s affectionately call it, has only been in existence for four years.