Home Is Where the Heart Is

 The concept of home is different for everyone.  For some, home is where the family is. It’s the place where weekends were—or still are—filled with baby snuggles, bedtime stories and Saturday morning cartoons. The place where the smell of bacon and pancakes fills the air on Sunday mornings, "do your homework before you go outside" is a daily mantra and…

How to Stage Your Home Decor

From time to time, a remodel will be in order to brighten and liven-up outdated home décor; but a complete facelift for your sanctuary may not be in the budget.

March 2018 Around Town

Join us for the Friends of NRA Banquet on March 8 at the MetraPark Montana Pavilion to support shooting sports in Billings and the great state of Montana. The Friends of NRA is the blockbuster fundraising program under The NRA Foundation. Since day one, it has been a 100 percent grassroots effort fueled by a united front to secure the Second Amendment and raise money…

Home is Where the Creativity is

What does a writer and photographer do when she feels the need to downsize? She brings her passion into her home. Anna Paige is a poet, teacher, photographer and passionate Yellowstone Public Radio host who recently moved her downtown office space into her light and airy loft.

Sunday Roast

The face of two busy Billings restaurants, chef Jeremy Engebretson is a cornerstone of the local food scene. Engebretson, chef and owner of Montana Avenue's Lilac, can also be found serving as executive chef-in-residence of the Petroleum Club. It’s not surprising that he’s a pretty busy man.

Western Dining

While many say the kitchen is the heart of the home, this rich, inviting dining room might just make you change your mind. Featuring warm colors, heavy furniture and lush layered textures, it’s a room that feels perfectly suited to a Montana home.

Tone + Texture

Decorate your space with handmade textures such as the modern, maker revival of 1970s macramé and year-round tropical feel of wicker. MACRAMÉ Made through knotting instead of weaving, macramé can add a unique touch in many various ways. Houzz contributor Laura Gaskill suggests incorporating it as nursery decor, plant hangers, wall hangings and modern fiber arts. WICKER According to Houzz…

Creating Dreams

Granite Peak Builders has quickly become synonymous with quality craftsmanship and creative design. No detail is forgotten as they aim to create dream homes for their clients, and the recently completed home at 4634 Silver Creek Trail is no exception.

Wooden Nickel Refinish & Woodcraft Inc.

Travis Kemp, owner of Wooden Nickel Refinish & Woodcraft Inc., did not take woodshop in middle or high school. His talents were gradually uncovered, smoothed and polished over the years, requiring patience and dedication much like the trade he has worked to master.