Color Of The Year 2019

This time of year it can look a little muddy, dark and dreary outdoors. To help bridge the gap until the vibrancy of spring has arrived, how about adding a pop of color to your life? In an annual tradition, the color authorities at Pantone have selected the 2019 color of the year: Living Coral 16-1546.

Design Wizards and Ruby Slippers

Dorothy said it best: “There’s no place like home.” Whether it’s in a bustling city or down a country lane, home is the place we long for after a particularly hard day at the office or an extended vacation with the in-laws.  This issue, we celebrate everything that goes into transforming a house into a home. We’ve culled tips and tricks to help you redecorate your … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

Work It Out Spring is here and time to start hitting the gym before summer vacation. Flex your mental muscles and finish the year strong with Mathnasium. Loveland’s specialized math learning center has recently hired a new instructor, Samantha Collier, to help boost those brain-building sessions. Samantha, Blanchester High School’s 2014 valedictorian, is a Wright State … Continued

Old School

Zipping down Loveland-Madeira Road, you’ve probably passed Margie Bove’s antique emporium a thousand times over the last 35 years. I know I have! Imagine my delight when I finally ventured inside a few weeks ago, discovering not only the picture-perfect Corner Coffee Café but also a delightfully curated collection of antiques, priced to sell.

Wine & Design at Window Accents

At Window Accents’ Wine & Design event on Jan. 3, guests left with their fill of nutritious snacks, salubrious sips and fresh tips on how to live a healthier lifestyle from guest speaker Doug Gibson of Sensible Fitness. Window Accents hosts monthly Wine & Design nights with diverse and diverting topics. Stay in the know—sign up for their newsletter at

Valentine Kickoff

On Jan. 5, Dr. Kathryn Lorenz was crowned the official 2019 Loveland Valentine Lady during a ceremony at the Loveland Kroger. This year’s official Valentine Card was also unveiled at this annual love-centric event. The hand-drawn card was designed by Donna Treinan, trumpeting words enveloped in a heart, “there is nothing in this world so sweet as love.”

Holmes Custom Renovations at the Home Remodeling Expo

Holmes Custom Renovations, a home improvement “best” based in Blue Ash, was eager to share their knowledge of siding, decking, windows, gutters, roofing and more at the Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo in late January. Inquisitive, interested homeowners spoke one-on-one with Ian Holmes, covering everything from their signature process to exceptional quality of work.

From Gutted to Glorious

Maria Bevington opens her front door with a sunny smile. Immediately, she makes you feel welcome. Comfortable. At home, even though it’s not your own. Her husband, Chad, joins you, adding to the warmth and ease. No surprise that the Bevingtons’ open kitchen—rather, their entire first floor—emits those same feelings of cozy reception. Sit down, the room seems to say.…

A Legacy of Style

Maybe you’ve never been in. Maybe you’ve been a customer for decades. Either way, when you step through the red double doors and into the welcoming showroom of Verbarg’s Furniture and Design, you’ll be treated like family.

Blind Love

“My specialty is consultation. I come to your home, ask questions … I find out exactly how you use a room, how things need to work.”