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Not Your Typical Lake House

By SHERRY LUCAS  •  Photography by RORY DOYLE This traditional home in Chatham is bursting with extensive collections, family heirlooms, objets d’art, and colorful fabrics—all with a stunning view of Lake Washington      Cypress trees emerge from the sky-blue water of Lake Washington, framing the pier that stretches from the slope of Brucie McKamy …

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Blue & White for the Holidays

By CINDY COOPWOOD and CORDELIA CAPPS  •  Photography by RORY DOYLE Incorporating chinoiserie into seasonal decor Decorating our homes for the holidays is a favorite custom, starting with the rich fall hues at Thanksgiving to the red, green, and metallic accents at Christmas. This year we’ve decided to throw something different into our traditional seasonal …

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Leap of Faith – Old house gets new energy with a young family in Greenville

By Sherry Lucas  •  Photography by Rory Doyle The Tudor style is anchored in the early twentieth century as an architectural trend, but the Ayres family’s fresh restoration updates a style-standout and historical gem for their twenty-first century lifestyle. Custom details in rich, dark woods mark the style, but neutral tone-on-tone decor lightens the effect …

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