Category: The Artist’s Journey

Follow first-person stories of musicians and artists as they explore the possibilities of performance and creativity in New Orleans.

Faux Brick Tutorial

Creating faux brick looks complicated, but it’s a project of instinct, and is best accomplished by learning to love real brick, studying its textures and colors, then creating a good, straight base of brick – which you will then “age,”

Backyard Solutions in Uptown

Hi Neighbors! I wanted to share some thoughts (and maybe solutions) for a few of the challenges we have living Uptown. When we moved back to NOLA and into our home, there was PLENTY to do, just to be able

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How to Create Magic Spaces in Your Home

I know this is a New Orleans lifestyle blog.  I know there’s nothing particular to New Orleans in any of the staging and decorating I do… but I do believe that my attempts at creating magical spaces are more soulful

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Christmas in New Orleans… There’s No Place Like Home!

I’m going back to my roots.  It’s already nearly Thanksgiving, and Christmas will be here so quickly… it will be time for Mardi Gras before we know it.  Just look at Hobby Lobby.  No kidding, they’ve got Christmas stuff 50%

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Raised Basement Remodel – What to do with that tiny little place?

For more info on the genius who figured out how to transform this space… check out my husband, Bobby’s, website:  www.beckrenovations.com

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