Category archives: Home & Garden

ATYH: Master Bedroom - Modern Oasis

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Photography by Beth Hall   Roark has worked in residential design for 14 years in northwest Arkansas. This venture began as an extension of a jewelry-design business. Though she’s watched design trends come and go, she’s resigned herself to the fact that one trend won’t be happening in her own home anytime soon. Laughing, she explained, “If I c[...]

P. Allen Smith: Berry Good Fun... Summertime Edibles!

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me, summertime conjures up magical childhood memories of climbing trees, catching lightening bugs and playing daylong games of hide-and-seek in the lingering twilight well past 9 at night. I can also vividly remember picking berries, right from the garden or gathering wild berries in the woods. Berries are not only good — they’re good for you! Berrie[...]

Home: Orange Slice of Paradise

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Photography by Janet Warlick Gibson, interior designer and owner of Urban Pad, a furniture store and full-service design company in Little Rock, Ark., wanted a space of his own, something different from the many  homes he designs. “I wanted to come home and have my own space. We don’t do a ton of retro homes at Urban Pad, so this was unique to me,” Gib[...]

ATYH: Guest Bedroom - Beautiful Boudoir

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Photography by Janet Warlick    Antonetti Schutze has worked with this central Arkansas homeowner for several years. The homeowners renovated their living room and kitchen five years ago. “And when they became empty nesters, they decided to redesign their guest bedrooms, to give them their own personalities,” she said. TIPS: Customize. “Put a bi[...]

Home: Residential Resort

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Poolside paradise, a delicious diversion & a party-ready patio. Photography by Janet Warlick   spotted this home during a Christmas tour and immediately admired the clean lines and simple elegance of its design. When we learned it was the handiwork of Jennifer Huett, associate member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and o[...]

P. Allen Smith: A Honey of a Hobby

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Raising honeybees is good for the environment and for you. Photography by Mark Fonville and Kelly Quinn   heard the saying “busy as a bee,” well, it’s for good reason. Honeybees are hard little workers — always bustling and buzzing around bright flowering plants, trees and shrubs. Since I was young, I have been fascinated by the life of honeyb[...]

ATYH: Patio - Outstanding Outdoor Living

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Photography by Sara Blancett Reeves   this home’s interior and exterior were renovated by Richard Harp Homes and Better Lawns and Gardens, it was time to create an outdoor space to allow the family to maximize their outdoor living. David Munsey of Better Lawns and Gardens started working on this project about 1.5 years ago. “The old space co[...]

P. Allen Smith: Backyard Chickens

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How to Start Raising This Untraditional Pet Photography courtesy of P. Allen Smith   me, the chicken came before the egg. To be more exact, my love of poultry didn’t come from a love of fresh eggs, but rather from one brown Leghorn that I spotted running around Main Street as a young child. I caught her, brought her home to be my pet, and that’s wh[...]

P. Allen Smith: Think Autumn

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Even though summer has just begun, gardeners need to start planning for fall foliage and blooms. Photography by Mark Fonville   is here, and while I’m excited about the bounty and beauty the season brings, I know autumn is close behind. We gardeners have to always think a season ahead. There’s so much to do this time of year, I often don’t take the [...]