2015 Home and Garden Archive Stories

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  • At Home With: Donald Bonasia By: Terence Loose
    It’s hard to imagine Donald Bonasia, who has to be Patioworld’s most enthusiastic manager ever, in his former life – as an award-winning designer of housewares who rarely saw the sun, much less a patio.“Most days were spent doing injection molding in factories and shrink-wrapping in warehouses. I needed to get
    Thu May 01, 2014
  • Living a Greener Life By: Elizabeth Lee
    Commemorate April 22 by starting a new eco-friendly habit and make an investment in the planet. It's important to remember that sustainability is not just a holiday festivity, but a lifestyle. Practicing sustainability is easier than it sounds. By incorporating more environment-friendly practices into daily routines, everyone can tak
    Mon Apr 21, 2014
  • Big Screen Chic By: Alexandria Abramian
    Design inspiration can strike at any time. For interior decorator Robin Strickler, when it came to dreaming up her own Newport Beach family home, that moment came when she first watched Something’s Gotta Give, the 2003 Nancy Meyers romantic comedy with Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson. For Strickler and countless other design junkies, howev
    Wed Apr 02, 2014
  • How-To: Candle Recycling By: Chelcy Perdue
    Supplies:Container/jar Old candlesSauce panPencilWick
    Tue Mar 25, 2014
  • St. Patrick’s Day How-To By: Nicole Freyre
    Materials Needed:Construction paperShamrock pattern Glue stickScissorsPencil
    Thu Mar 13, 2014
  • Catch Tomatomania! By: Elizabeth Lee
    Spend some time in the garden and learn about tomatoes at Tomatomania!, hosted by Roger’s Gardens. In addition to hosting “the world’s largest (and most fun) tomato seeding sale,” the Corona Del Mar home and garden center wil
    Tue Mar 04, 2014