Author: Lauren Payne

Cool Basics

June 12, 2012

Cool products that can spruce up your outdoor entertaining spaces.

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An interior designer and an architect collaborate to create a backyard space that’s as functional as it is pretty.

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Maynard’s Café

June 3, 2012

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The Perfect Plan B

May 8, 2012

Their original idea thwarted, a Brick Township couple went back to the drawing board—literally. It took 16 years, but the wait for their dream house was worth it.

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Smart Choices

April 10, 2012

Our design panel spotlights 12 innovative ways to enhance your home.

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Smack in the middle of Somerset County, one of the state’s largest privately owned parcels of undeveloped land beckons guests to explore and learn.

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A neighborly architect designs an addition for the family next door—twice—and makes great friends along the way.

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Lush Life, Naturally

March 13, 2012

Practicing what she preaches, a Frenchtown landscape designer proves that organic gardening brings spectacular results in her own backyard.

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