Summer 2011

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Garden Cruise 2011

On July 17, Detroit Garden Works hosted Garden Cruise 2011

Q&A: 'Antiques Roadshow' Appraisers Leigh and Leslie Keno

Twin brothers and antiques experts Leigh and Leslie Keno carve out their own furniture line

Summertime Blues

Shades of Blue - Homes and gardens benefit from a hue known for being calm, sincere - and true

Making the Most of Estate Sales

Estate sales are like treasure hunts — and if you’re lucky, you’ll need a chest to haul away the loot.

Walls Talk: Depth of Feeling

Laura Whitesides Host’s connection to water runs deep — in her life and in her art.

Landscape Tips From the Pros

Five landscape pros offer tips and points to consider for planting small gardens and landscapes.

Curb Appeal

With the help of sprinkler systems and regular tending, three front-yard gardens in Birmingham provide pleasure to their owners and passersby.

Taking the 'LEED'

A Bloomfield Township home is built on a foundation of environmentally minded principles.

Rosy Outlook

With a soothing pink palette, a traditional, European-influenced home provides serenity for a couple who formerly lived in a contemporary dwelling.

Summer, Simplicity, & Sunsets

A metro Detroit couple rescued a neglected Lake Michigan retreat, where they now spend weekends ‘bluffing it’

Playlist: Making a Splash

Whether it’s a day at the beach, a lazy boat ride on the lake, or strolling in a soft rain, water is associated with summer more than any other season. Take the plunge with this playlist.

Lemon Recipes and Cocktails

Tart and tangy, lemons add zest to the season — in drinks, dressings, and desserts.

In Residence: The Detroit Institute of Arts' Elliott Broom

A former nomad finds a sense of community in Midtown.

Tinges of Local Color

In conversation and in home décor, it’s local color that remains true blue.
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