SHELLIE ROBERTS AND wife Leslie Falch were on the road to Washington state, where they planned to relocate, when their real estate agent called to tell them about Missouri’s impending stay-at-home order.
Stagers back in St. Louis had just finished prepping the couple’s home in Tower Grove South for a photo shoot to publicize the sale of the home, which was scheduled to go on the market the first day of the stay-at-home order.
To fast-track the process and permit showings before the shutdown, their agent, Christopher Thiemet, founder of Circa Properties, offered to snap the photos himself on a Saturday and take the listing live, complete with a virtual tour, by Sunday. “This was fantastic, because that same day, since it was before the lockdown, some people were able to come in and view the house,” Roberts says.
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IN GOOD TIME
With the help of interior designer Robert Idol, a Kirkwood couple creates a home that pays homage to the past, yet feels just right for their modern young family.
"Food Raconteur” Ashok Nageshwaran wants to tell you a story.
The Right Move
New shops and showrooms bring exciting opportunities for local designers, makers, and arts organizations to sell their wares to home enthusiasts here and everywhere.
Painter and gardener Lauren Knight branches out.
Chris Mower of White Stable Farms discovered the Japanese style of gardening in Italy. Now, he’s bringing it to St. Louis.
Letters, icons, and illustrations that speak in a hand-drawn language
Cut from the Same Cloth
“Turkey Tracks” is a 19th-century quiltmaking pattern that has the appearance of little wandering feet. Patterns like the tracks, and their traditions and myths, have been passed down through the generations, from their frontier beginnings to today, where a generation of makers has embraced the material as a means of creating something new. Olivia Jondle is one such designer. Here, she’s taken an early turkey track-pattern quilt, cut it into various shapes, and stitched the pieces together, adding calico and other fabric remnants as needed. The result is a trench coat she calls the Pale Calico Coat. Her designs are for sale at The Rusty Bolt, Jondle’s small-batch fashion company based in St. Louis. —SAMANTHA STEVENSON
A background in sculpture trained artist Aly Ytterberg to see objects more fully.
AUDRA's New Digs
Audra Noyes, of the Saint Louis Fashion Fund Incubator’s first class, opens an atelier in Ladue.
A Modern Story
How a little log cabin went from being a home to a guest house
Harmony at Home
Use principles of Vastu, the ancient system of architecture and design, to make your home a healing sanctuary.
आपका घर और वास्तु
सकारात्मक प्राकृतिक ऊर्जाओं को सही ढंग से प्राप्त करने की कला ही वास्तु है। भव्य अद्टालिका को जिस तरह वास्तु प्रभावित करता है, उसी तरह गरीब की झोपड़ी का वास्तु भी महत्वपूर्ण है। जानें इस लेख से।
What Is V-day For Us
Valentine's Day cones with a different meaning for each couple. For some it is a day to express love differently than the rest 364 days, while for some it is just another date in the calendar. Some plan out of the blue, romantic dates with their better halves, while some relish the evening the their families. Here's what the day means to the layman and what are their own ways of celebrating the day.
सुख व स्वास्थ्य, दोनों में होगी वृद्धि
कई बार हम तमाम कोशिश के बाद भी सेहतमंद नहीं रह पाते । पर, क्या आप जानती हैं कि वास्तु की मदद से इस परेशानी से पार पाया जा सकता है, बता रहे हैं नरेश सिंगल
What Is V-day For Us
Valentine's Day cones with a different meaning for each couple. For some, it is a day to express love differently than the rest 364 days, while for some it is just another date in the calendar. Some plan out of the blue, romantic dates with their better halves, while some relish the evening their families. Here's what the day means to the layman and what are their own ways of celebrating the day.
How To Beat Academic Stress With Vastu!
Students' examinations will be approaching soon and days will be hectic, nights will be tense and worries will soar.