Archive for June 2008

  1. Fresh Impressions July 2008

    by Chesapeake Home Magazine | June 24, 2008

    C-Life The Great Barrier Reef is over 1,000 miles long and has been named one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. It’s no wonder the beauty of the reef

  2. ChesapeakeHome Landscaper Award 2008

    by Annliese Scott | June 20, 2008

    ChesapeakeHome honors European Landscapes & Design for a display garden based on innovative design, quality of construction, and appropriateness of plant material.

  3. Jonathan Adler: Coastal Couture

    by Chesapeake Home Magazine | June 20, 2008

    Furniture designer, interior decorator, potter—however you might know him, one thing is for sure, Jonathan Adler’s chic, high-quality design would be a welcome addition to any home. Among Addler’s many collections, you will find a wide assortment of fresh, fun, coastal-inspired lighting, art, accessories, and furnishings perfect for beach houses or homes with beachy aspirations. [...]

  4. The Home Office

    by Penny L. Fox | June 20, 2008

    Having an organized workspace is considered by many people to be the most important factor in establishing and maintaining productive work habits. This is true whether you work full-time from your home, bring work home occasionally, or just want an organized area where you can sort family mail and pay bills.

    Creativity and function are two [...]

  5. Comparing The Ranch

    by Jennifer K. Dansicker | June 20, 2008

    In this month’s look at Real Estates we profile the Ranch–a style pioneered by Frank Lloyd Wright and the informal bungalows of the early 20th century. Though homes in what has come to be known as a “Ranch” style have existed since sod was first cut and stacked to build walls, it is widely accepted [...]

  6. Hotel Fauchere

    by John Francisco Andreu | June 20, 2008

    DISCOVER SEDUCTIVE LUXURY AND EXCITING CUISINE
    For an unforgettable escape this spring or summer, just 250 miles from Baltimore, the Hotel Fauchere is a must destination. Located in the scenic town of Milford in Pike County, Pennsylvania, the Fauchere is an unbeatable address for hospitality and fine dining in the heart of the picturesque Delaware River [...]

  7. Face To Face With Scarlett Breeding

    by Jennifer K. Dansicker | June 20, 2008

    Scarlett Breeding of Alt Breeding Schwarz Architects has over 25 years experience in the architecture and interior design fields. From a young age, she seemed destined for success. Breeding was president of the student body in her high school, president of her college dormitory, president of the Chamber of Commerce for Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, and named the first female Business Leader of the Year in Annapolis, Maryland. And now, of course, she is president of her own company. Photo By

  8. Sun Rooms

    by Rebecca E. Jones-Paulsen | June 19, 2008

    If you find your lifestyle growing larger but your home seems to be shrinking in the process, it may be time to consider adding a sunroom.

    Steadily growing in popularity, sunroom additions have become the nation’s fifth most popular remodeling project, according to the National Association of Remodeling Industry. And industry professionals agree: when you add [...]

  9. The Outdoor Party

    by Heather Knapp | June 19, 2008

    Garden parties have come a long way since their Victorian Era heyday and are making a comeback with amenities our knickers-wearing, parasol-carrying ancestors never dreamed.

    To get a “taste” of what today’s garden parties (and gardens) have to offer we dropped in on Bob Haney, president of Town Creek Landscaping, as he entertained friends and clients.
    From [...]

  10. Energy and Atmosphere

    by Polly Bart | June 19, 2008

     

    This is the third in a series of articles in which ChesapeakeHome takes a look at two just-released national rating systems for green residential development: the United States Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Model Green Home Building Guidelines.
    Can I put [...]