Back when she ran a gift shop in Maryland and sold out of candles during the holiday season, South Carolina-raised Ronnetta Griffin got resourceful and poured her own.
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After spending a decade as a choreographer, Danielle Mason Hosker turned her eye for detail to an idea she’s had waiting in the wings. In 2004, the University of Georgia grad started sketching designs for bedding, and in early 2013, she launched her line of linens, Antage Bleu.
Sure, most artists are dedicated to their craft. But bees where most people draw the line on their passions. Not Kara Brook, who became a beekeeper to make her own paint. Less trips to the Hobby Lobby, after all!
As a full-time art director at a publishing company, Knoxville native Kristen Vasgaard designs book covers to capture the personalities of fiction novels, biographies, and cookbooks. In her spare time, Kristen channels that artistry to create a series of state prints inspired by her Southern upbringing and extensive travel. For each 8- by 10-inch piece, she pairs a well-known lyric […]
1. Pick a Pickle. We can’t wait to try our hand at pickling this spring and summer, and thanks to Georgia chef Hugh Acheson’s latest project, Pick a Pickle: 50 Recipes for Pickles, Relishes, and Fermented Snacks, it should be a breeze. The pickling swatch book is filled with step-by-step recipes covering basic brines, pickling recipes, condiments, and fermented snacks, such […]
We chatted with Wiley Cash, the best-selling North Carolina-based author of the thriller A Land More Kind Than Home, about his love for Asheville, his favorite bookstores, and how he takes his ‘cue. Look for his second novel, This Dark Road to Mercy, when it hits shelves January 28.