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July 8, 2014 – 4:20 pm | Comments Off

 

Photography by  Jeff Rosinbaum Photography Construction by  Jadee Construction,  Andrew Johnson


Text by Denise Parkinson
Photography by Jeff Rosinbaum Photography
Construction by Jadee Construction, Andrew Johnson

 

Jadee Construction

Hot Springs builder Andrew Johnson shares innovative solutions and successful design strategies.

Today’s savvy homeowner has access to limitless examples of the utmost in design and construction techniques. Jadee Construction founder Andrew Johnson sees this trend toward personalized space and custom homebuilding as a fascinating challenge: “People are more evolved in what they want in home design,” he observes, citing websites like Houzz.com that archive home improvements and innovations. Andrew appreciates research and interviews the homeowner, tailoring his design to complement each family’s distinctive lifestyle.

“I like to put together a team,” Andrew says. His collaborations with Dan Sater, the guru of custom home design, have resulted in several stunning custom homes. A recent tour of a Mediterranean-style show-stopper on Lake Hamilton illustrates current architectural solutions to space, form and functionality.

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Forest Lakes Garden Homes and Malt Realty
July 7, 2014 – 11:27 pm | Comments Off
Forest Lakes Garden Homes and Malt Realty

 
Summer Summer brings an enhancement of color to Forest Lakes Garden Homes’ expanding acreage and grounds. This is the season for residents and guests to enjoy everything Forest Lakes has to offer, from spa-like surroundings …

De Madera Trading Company
July 7, 2014 – 10:45 pm | Comments Off
De Madera Trading Company

 
De Madera’s new home on Malvern Avenue is a testament to the strength and beauty of renovated historic structures.
De Madera is Spanish for “of wood,” and a visit to the new showroom of Griff and …

Carrington & Christopher
July 7, 2014 – 8:40 pm | Comments Off
Carrington & Christopher

The Courtship:
When Carrington Tillery walked into class on the first day of school at Ouachita Baptist University, she made quite an impression on fellow student Chris Chandler. Although Carrington recalls saying “hi,” Chris remembers it …

Taking Control of Your Finances – Part I: Building Good Habits
July 7, 2014 – 11:57 am | Comments Off
Taking Control of Your Finances – Part I: Building Good Habits

 
 
My Dad usually writes this article, but I’d like to follow up on his last article for graduates. As a college graduate of the last five years, I want to keep the summer trend going …

Creating Spaces
July 7, 2014 – 11:52 am | Comments Off
Creating Spaces

 Taylor Kempkes Architects, P.A., sees Hot Springs as built to last.

 
The casual reader, perusing the website TaylorKempkes.com, discovers much to admire about award-winning architectural duo Anthony Taylor and Bob Kempkes. But it’s more fun to simply …

Beauty & the Lake
June 9, 2014 – 9:47 pm | Comments Off
Beauty & the Lake

Lake Hamilton is known for spectacular scenery, from lush green islands and secluded channels, to soaring bluffs and stunning sunsets. For anyone who may have wondered about a particular landmark home that rises above a …

Make Summer Sensational
June 8, 2014 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Make Summer Sensational

Fun, kid-friendly activities for the whole family

For many parents, it’s the same routine each and every year. After weeks of anticipation for the end of the school year, those lazy summer days finally arrive for …

The Perfect Kitchen Remodel
June 3, 2014 – 2:00 am | Comments Off
The Perfect Kitchen Remodel

Make your kitchen clutter-free and spacious by adding storage
For many Americans, remodeling their kitchens tops the list of home improvement projects — and for several good reasons. Not only is the kitchen the heart of …

Need a Recipe For Affordable Kitchen Remodeling? Fresh Paint!
June 3, 2014 – 1:55 am | Comments Off
Need a Recipe For Affordable Kitchen Remodeling?  Fresh Paint!

Spending around $100 will provide a whole new look
A remodeled kitchen is the fondest dream of many homeowners. But at an average cost of $56,000 for a “mid-range” upgrade according to Remodeling magazine, the price …

Host a Star-Studded Fourth – Decorative treats add the “fest” to festivities
June 1, 2014 – 4:10 am | Comments Off
Host a Star-Studded Fourth – Decorative treats add the “fest” to festivities

The Fourth of July calls for a carefree party with good friends, fab food, fun and fireworks — a real star-studded holiday celebration.
When adding star power to the occasion, don’t forget the decorations. Festive stars …

Summer Silhouettes and Summer Discoveries
May 22, 2014 – 2:20 am | Comments Off
Summer Silhouettes and Summer Discoveries

Obsessions, Great Finds,
Faves, Must-haves,
Dress-up, Stylish Essentials!

Choosing the Right Fountain for Your Outdoor Space
May 3, 2014 – 2:05 am | Comments Off
Choosing the Right Fountain for Your Outdoor Space

Follow these expert tips
Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon spent many years and covered many miles searching for the fabled “fountain of youth.” Fortunately, you don’t have to go to those lengths to find a special …

Summer Sunshine and Your Skin
May 1, 2014 – 2:10 am | Comments Off
Summer Sunshine and Your Skin

By Judy Latta
With the arrival of summer, many of us look forward to lazy days at the beach, lounging by the pool, gardening, summer sports and other outdoor activities.  Not only do these outings in …

Asparagus and Tomato Salad with Feta
April 2, 2014 – 1:10 am | Comments Off
Asparagus and Tomato Salad with Feta

Asparagus and Tomato Salad with Feta

Serves: 4 – 6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Grilling time: 6 to 8 minutes
Special equipment: perforated grill pan
Vinaigrette:
1. Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium heat (350° to 450°F) and preheat …