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Objects for the Home adding more handmade items to retail mix

Anne Evans Anne Evans Objects for the Home adding more handmade items to retail mix

Have you been inside Objects for the Home lately? If so, you may have noticed the gorgeous sofa they recently started carrying. They’ve also been busy adding more handmade items to their product mix. The company began three years ago by husband and wife team Kristopher Konieczko and Chelsea Cabot with the purpose of offering […]

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Best Home Decor Store of 2012: Grandview Mercantile

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Home Decor Store of 2012: Grandview Mercantile

The options for shopping local for home decor items continued to grow at a rapid pace in 2012. This year saw the opening of Tomorrow’s Antiques, Flora Home & Garden, Keen’s Furniture Loft and Aesthetic, just to name a few. When it comes to picking their favorite place to shop for their homes, our readers […]

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At Home: Beautiful gardens in Beechwold

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Beautiful gardens in Beechwold

Michael Hogan has done an amazing job putting style and beauty into his 1200 square foot Cape Cod home in Beechwold. He had been living in German Village when he decided he was ready to buy a home. “I was looking for a bigger house and wanted a yard,” he says. The 3 bedroom and […]

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Shop Talk: FernBird

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: FernBird

One local boutique is combining commerce with a cause. FernBird, at 3337 N. High St. in Clintonville, carries a variety of merchandise −from clothing and jewelry to art and home décor− and it has promised to donate 10 percent of its profits to local and international charities that empower women and fight sex trafficking. “For […]

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Best Home Decor Store of 2011: Grandview Mercantile

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Home Decor Store of 2011: Grandview Mercantile

2011 was a big year for home decor in Columbus, with several new stores opening, and a few others expanding and relocating. We decided to add these stores as a category to our annual reader survey, and the response was quite favorable. Grandview Mercantile was voted to the top of the list, which comes as […]

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Home Decor: How to Make a Space Your Own

 Elisabeth Warner Home Decor: How to Make a Space Your Own

Editor’s note by Anne: Welcome to the third edition of our design tips feature. Many of you have been desiring more lifestyle/decorating content and we hope this will offer inspiration for your decorating projects. We will be working with area designers to showcase some of their ideas. For this month, we asked Elisabeth Warner of […]

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Shop Talk: Old World New Home

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: Old World New Home

Old World New Home moved into its current location, at 941 N. High St., in January after quickly outgrowing its former storefront just three blocks north. One look inside the shop’s windows and it is easy to see why many of its customers make the drive from Springfield, Ohio, where co-owner Carlene Crist resides, for a […]

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