Archive of: Living in Style

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An Unexpected Art House

An Unexpected Art House

When you think of a “smart house,” you think of one that’s filled with state-of-the-art technology. When you think of an “Arts and Crafts” house, you think of a particular period and architectural style. But sometimes, these two descriptions meld in a dwelling that’s neither high-tech nor representative of an era of architecture.

April 2017
Inside the Kula Kamala Foundation

Inside the Kula Kamala Foundation

In a quiet corner of Berks County, on a rural road with a name reflecting the craftsmen of a century ago who worked and lived there, in a school that’s seen several generations come and go, something very new and yet very ancient has taken residence.

March 2017
Postcards from the Past

Postcards from the Past

Postcards are great vacation mementos, but can also memorialize great moments in history, too. Take a trip back in time with some from Berks County’s past.

February 2017
Going Gray in a Big Way for 2017

Going Gray in a Big Way for 2017

Gray is having not only its day – but it’s year – and beyond, when it comes to interior design trends. See how Berks County is adopting the “gray” trend in homes around the county.

January 2017
Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

Steve Getway of Exeter Township decks the halls and far beyond, and he does it with class. Take a look inside his festive home.

December 2016
Family Stories Revealed through Heirlooms

Family Stories Revealed through Heirlooms

Trinkets, certificates, furniture pieces – all can hold sentimental value for a family. Meet two Berks families to see what heirlooms are special to them.

November 2016
Boyertown’s First Lady & White House

Boyertown’s First Lady & White House

This year is a big one for Boyertown, celebrating its 150th anniversary. Meet Marianne Deery, owner of Twin Turrets B&B and smack in the middle of all of the action.

October 2016
Dental Office Design in Berks Brings Smiles

Dental Office Design in Berks Brings Smiles

Hate visits to the dentist? These well-designed digs in Berks County might have you smiling as soon as you walk in the front door.

September 2016
The Backyard Birds of Berks

The Backyard Birds of Berks

The warm weather of the summer months begs to be enjoyed in many ways by many walks of life – humans, dogs, birds, butterflies…you name it. If you enjoy watching birds and butterflies fluttering around your property, we have some tips for you. Bonus: we take a look back at a recent Habitat for Humanity of Berks County event that celebrated birds and building homes for those in need right here in our county.

August 2016
Outdoor Party Hacks

Outdoor Party Hacks

Every host or hostess has one central goal when he or she plans the perfect summer shindig: Fun for everyone! To that end, messes, spills, bugs and the like can put a damper on the best laid plans. Have no fear, Pinterest is here! We’ve rounded up some of the best summer party tricks to ensure your bash is a success.

July 2016
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