shelf-reflection

April 3rd 2014 Comments: 12

Every available wall of his personal library was papered with a lifelong collection of books. He obviously required a nest feathered with reams of studious volumes. Today, we’re blessed with such technology that allows us to carry hundreds of books in what amounts to one good sized pamphlet. Your library … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Rustic Design

outdoors galore

October 22nd 2013 Comments: 3

Using her masterful editing skills, Lisa has combed her issues and distilled the best and most beautiful of outdoor living into the leaves of this lush tome. We’re very honored and proud to be gracing the cover of this new book. The image is from a house we designed in … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Press

book report

August 27th 2013 Comments: 2

Authored by Bobby and Susan Ferrier, this will be a follow-up to our best selling book, The Home Within Us (which is now in its 6th printing). This latest book focuses on five lush interiors from our popular Camp at the Ridge lake houses. Art of the House, published by our … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Art of the House

welcome friends

April 16th 2013 Comments: 4

Such is the case with our partnerships with Cindy Smith and Jane Schwab, the wonderfully talented women who make up the interior design firm Circa. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina (they also have a satellite store in Birmingham, AL), this powerhouse duo has literally defined the cordial Southern interior. Now, … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: The Welcoming House

anniversary giveaway

February 19th 2013 Comments: 64

Thanks for being interested in our thoughts on design, architecture, interiors and life in general. At least we’ve spared you recipes (although we have some good ones if you like). To applaud our fans and followers, we’ve decided to have our second giveaway. Our book, The Home Within Us, is … [read more]

cohort folios

January 15th 2013 Comments: 0

We have some dear friends and colleagues who have a new book coming out this spring called The Welcoming House. As I pondered Cindy and Jane’s work, I thought of other talented individuals with whom we’ve been fortunate to collaborate. ┬áSo here’s a shameless plug for our friends. If you’ve … [read more]

on finding home

May 22nd 2012 Comments: 5

I rest along the way in this beautifully set camp of my making But it is only a marker of what I know now it is not meant to hold For I love to fall through water in the moments when rush parts And brushes back to touch and accept … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Fireplace

giveaway

May 15th 2012 Comments: 72

Thanks for being so interested in our ramblings, musings and images. To show gratitude to our readers, we’d like to welcome spring with our first giveaway. Everybody loves beautiful weather, budding life and free stuff. The prize is our little book, “Finding Home” (uncoincidentally the name of this blog ). … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Finding Home

(Our) Houses of Veranda

April 24th 2012 Comments: 3

It’s a spectacular folio spotlighting homes from Veranda’s 25 year history in the publishing world. We are honored and humbled to have three of our homes included in this book. Two are located in Nashville, Tennessee and the third one is a second home in Rosemary Beach, Florida. We’d like … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Design Details
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