Author: Lauren Payne

Behind the design approaches to a Short Hills colonial and a Jersey City townhome.

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Discovering our better selves in a time of uncertainty.

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Meander among 131 acres of tall trees and blooms aplenty.

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Since it was originally designed for sprawling social gatherings, the property also provides ample space for social distancing.

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Alice and Terrance Adams of Renu by Alice transform furniture and cabinetry with creativity, paint and elbow grease.

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This Monmouth County couple pared down for a carefree coastal lifestyle.

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Recent tales of caring, sharing and innovation.

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6 inspiring stories of generosity from around the state.

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Growing your own food and flowers is a productive, affirming hobby to embrace—especially now.

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For Amy Hughes, owner of vintage-furniture store Salvage Style, hunting for unique furnishings is not just a job—it’s a full-time vocation.

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