Ten lucky home decor trends for 2013

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(BPT) – Despite its negative reputation, the number 13 doesn’t always have to be unlucky. Take these top 10 decor trends for 2013 from design experts, manufacturers and trend forecasters across the country. They’re fresh, fun and sure to bring good fortune to any home. A splash of color Industry leader Pantone’s annual fashion color […]

The Art of Following Your Dreams


Success is a slippery goal. It can be just out of reach one moment and a world away the next. You rarely see it clearly until it’s in your grasp. Often, close inspection brings disillusion and you realize you want something else entirely. Then what? Do you hold on to the product of your hard […]

Southern Style, Simplified

Photos by Michael Melton

Many Georgia homes have fascinating historic roots, classic charm, and exemplify the phenomenon of “Southern hospitality.” Just one glance towards a sprawling white wrap-around porch is enough to make your taste buds tingle as you remember the flavor of sugary-sweet iced tea. The inviting, carefree, and unpretentious charm of an old plantation home is a […]

The Art of Repurposing


The need for change is a natural desire, especially with the changing of seasons. Often times it seems as though redecorating a home can only be made possible with a large wallet, but this is far from the truth. With a little time and creativity, the items in your home can be revamped and used […]

The Biltmore Estate – An American Treasure

Fayette Woman editor Kristin and her family visit the Biltmore for the first time

If you are an American history buff or just love spectacular mountain scenery, beautiful gardens and magnificent architecture, make a visit to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina a priority this year. The Biltmore House is the largest privately-owned residence in the United States, with an estate that includes 8,000 acres of managed forest, […]