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SEPTEMBER 2019

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LIFESTYLE LETTER

SEPTEMBER 2019 PUBLISHER

Judy Peters | judy.peters@lifestylepubs.com EDITORIAL COORDINATOR

Cindy O'Hara | cindy.ohara@lifestylepubs.com CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Amy Armour, Judy Peters, Cindy O'Hara

Welcome to the Style Issue!

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Janet Watkins

WHETHER YOU’RE CREATING A STYLISH HOME, SPORTING THE CHICEST FASHIONS OR JUST BEING YOURSELF WITH YOUR OWN UNIQUE FLAIR… ST. CHARLES COUNTY, YOU’VE GOT STYLE! If your wardrobe is in need of a makeover, look to our fashion feature on page 16 highlighting some of the unique styles at Abigail’s in St. Charles, photographed at The Foundry Art Centre. Thank you to the local artists who provided their studios as backdrops. Hair and makeup is courtesy of The Cherry Blow Dry Bar at Streets of St. Charles. And for more fashion fun, this style issue features the Inspire Fashion Show, being held at Ameristar in October. This annual event raises money for The United Way. Information on purchasing tickets is on page 28. This issue highlights some amazing St. Charles Countians who use their talent

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You can also find fall decorating tips for those craving new stylish digs.

ART DIRECTOR Sara Minor OPERATIONS DIRECTOR Janeane Thompson

It’s hard to believe fall is almost upon us, but it’s been a great summer. I thank all of our readers and advertising/PR partners for your support of St. Charles County Lifestyle during these first six months!

EDITORIAL MANAGER Nicolette Martin AD MANAGER Chad Jensen REGIONAL SALES DIRECTOR Eric Williams WEB APPLICATIONS Michael O’Connell

As always, God bless you and your family.

Judy Peters, Publisher

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INSIDE THE ISSUE SEPTEMBER 2019

FEATURES 14 Designing a Life Around Jewelry Design Skilled Craftsmen Create One-of-a-Kind Pieces

16 Fashion Fun at the Foundry Featuring Fashions from Abigail's Apparel

24 McFarland Interiors Seeing the Potential, Designing the Vision

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28 Prepare to be INSPIRED Local Company Gives Back Through Fashion

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DEPARTMENTS 4

Lifestyle Letter

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Good Times

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Around Town

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Inspired By

22 Hot Spot 24 Open House 28 Giving Back 32 Lifestyle Calendar 34 Renovate & Refine


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INSPIRED BY

Designing a Life Around Jewelry Design SKILLED CRAFTSMAN AT ROEMER ORIGINALS CREATE ONE-OF-A-KIND PIECES

ARTICLE JUDY PETERS

MELINDA NOLAN SAYS SHE HAS LOVED SPAR-

the American Gem Society and the Gemological

KLY ROCKS AND GEMSTONES SINCE SHE WAS

Institute of America. In 2005, I purchased the busi-

OLD ENOUGH TO NOTICE THEIR BEAUTIFUL

ness, and since it had such a long following and

GLIMMER IN THE LIGHT.

name since 1975, it made sense to keep  what cus-

“I started studying them when I was a little girl and collecting rocks and crystals because I thought they

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tomers had grown familiar with, so we kept the name and continued the tradition of custom design.  

were fascinating and beautiful,” Melinda says. “When I

“Most jewelry stores claim to have custom design

was 7 years old, my father bought me my first piece of

services these days, but we’ve been making rings from

fine jewelry, a birthstone ring in white gold. I was only

scratch for almost 45 years. We have trained designers

allowed to wear it to church at first, but I remember

who are artists, helping take a customer’s vision and

sitting in church just admiring the sparkle. Of course,

transforming it into a beautiful and functional piece of

my love of jewelry grew as I got older, so in my 20’s, I

jewelry. Customers can bring in their old jewelry and/

looked into taking classes to learn how to make jewelry

or pictures for ideas, and we can  create a one-of-a-

as a hobby. I went to Craft Alliance in the U City Loop

kind piece that matches their taste and style. We use

and took carving and casting classes, glass bead mak-

old-world hand carving techniques, as well as CAD

ing and glass fusing classes and also some metalsmith-

(Computer Aided Design) systems, to create our pieces

ing at the Community College and through Rio Grande.”

so we can achieve the best outcome for the customer.”

After years of outside sales and marketing in var-

While a large portion of Roemer’s business is

ious industries, Melinda finally took the leap into the

custom-designed bridal, they also do a great deal of

world of jewelry as a career.

“re-styling” of jewelry.

“Roemer Originals was the first place I went

“So many people have jewelry that has been

because I really wanted to work somewhere that spe-

passed down to them that is not their style. What

cialized in custom design, and Roemer Originals was

your grandmother wore is not necessarily what you

well known for just that,” she explains. “I started there

would wear. Rather than leaving it to sit in a jewelry

in 2001 and continued gemology education through

box unworn, we recommend bringing it in and talking

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TOP PHOTOS | Tom Nolan creating a custom design BOTTOM | Melinda Nolan, owner

with one of our designers to use those stones and metal to create a piece you will wear and enjoy. We can use your stones, and while we recommend casting with new, clean casting grain, we’ll give you double the scrap credit on all of the gold that you bring in toward the cost of the custom piece. There’s never a charge for a consultation with our designers, and it’s fun!” In addition to its beautiful high-end jewelry and custom designs, Roemer Originals also does jewelry repair, ring sizing, watch battery replacement and gift items.  “So many people think we only carry highend, custom jewelry, but we try to cover all the bases and want people to know that they can stop in anytime during normal business hours, and we can help them with anything from a repair to a $25 gift item.” Roemer Originals is located at 1163 First Capitol Dr. in St. Charles. For information, call 636.947.7207 or visit RoemerOriginals.com. September 2019 | St. Charles County Lifestyle

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ARTICLE JUDY PETERS | PHOTOGRAPHY JANET WATKINS

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FEATURING FASHIONS FROM ABIGAIL'S APPAREL


LEFT Ann D. Croghan Art Studio RIGHT Exhibition Subsahara Art Studio

ST. CHARLES COUNTY LIFESTYLE’S FASHION

FEATURE

TAKES

PLACE

AT VARIOUS ART STUDIOS AT THE FOUNDRY ART CENTRE IN HISTORIC SAINT CHARLES. Hair and makeup was provided by The Cherry Blow Dry Bar at Streets of St. Charles. The models, along with the clothing and accessories, were provided by Abigail’s Apparel, at 124 South Main St.  Abigail’s carries something for everyone and creates a pleasurable shopping experience—from the fun ‘40s-era music to the unique items of clothing, handbags and accessories. The customer service is by far the cherry on top of the sundae. “We pride ourselves in carrying  fashion that you won’t find at the big box stores, and we are here to cater to your needs,” says owner Beth Mohr. “Abigail’s even has some items for the man in your life, including sandals, socks, sunglasses and fragrance.” There is always something new to find as you wander through this gem of a shop and see something different each time.  Beth has created a unique destination boutique on Historic Main Street. She travels the country looking for the trendiest fashions at the most affordable prices for her customers. Don’t wait, though, for many items on the shelves are so unique that once they’re sold, they’re gone. It’s been eight years, and Abigail’s Apparel is going strong! If you haven’t been there yet, stop by. “We look forward to helping you with your fashion choices,” Beth says. CONTINUED >

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FASHION FUN

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LEFT Foundry Art Centre RIGHT (TOP) Botanical By Nature Art Studio RIGHT (BOTTOM) Lisa Hinrichs Art Studio

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FASHION FUN

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The mission of the Foundry Art Centre is to connect people with the arts through exhibitions, performances, education and studio artists. The artists’ studios at the Foundry have open glass fronts on the mezzanine level of the building, allowing visitors to see artists at work and interact with them as they create. A variety of media are represented by these juried studio artists. The studios we photographed the models for this fashion feature included Botanicals By Nature, where artist Jody Williams holds drawing and painting botanical art classes. See BotanicalByNature.com for her work and more information.  The cover photo was shot at the studio of Ann D. Croghan, who creates and teaches watercolor, oil, acrylic and drawing. To register for classes, email A.Croghan@sbcglobal.net. We also used as backdrops the artwork of Lisa Hinrichs at her studio, where she uses wool felt to create her art. The layers of silk and wool, ink and stitch result in unique textures and colors. See her website at LisaHinrichs.com. Finally, the hand-crafted baskets at the studio of Expedition Subsahara are beautiful and inspiring and are a must-see at the Foundry Art Centre. You can also see her work at ExpeditionSubsarhara.com.

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LEFT Foundry Art Centre RIGHT Botanical By Nature Art Studio

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HOT SPOT

ARTICLE AMY ARMOUR | PHOTOGRAPHY SIMPLY ELIZABETH PHOTOGRAPHY AND KRISTI FOSTER

Wine Country in Full Bloom DEFIANCE RIDGE VINEYARDS OFFERS WINE, FOOD AND YEAR-ROUND ENTERTAINMENT

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NESTLED ON 43-ACRES OF ROLLING

From the traditional hamburger or grilled

HILLS IN MISSOURI WINE COUNTRY,

cheese topped with bacon to fresh-from-

DEFIANCE RIDGE VINEYARDS OVER-

the-garden salads to cheese and meat

LOOKS THE MISSOURI BLUFFS. Recently

boards, the restaurant boasts a delectable

remodeled, the winery features four tiers of

menu for all taste buds.

gorgeous gardens leading to the bandstand

Defiance Ridge Vineyards is also a

where live music plays every weekend. Lush

popular venue for weddings. Chuck says

gardens also surround the peaceful lake

they host  about 60 weddings annually but

where the resident swan, Heth, paddles

hope to increase that number to 75 each

around daily. Tucked into the rolling hills are

year. There are several locations on the prop-

five acres of vineyards growing Chambourcin

erty for all sizes of weddings. An enclosed

and Vignoles grapes.

venue—with heating or air conditioning—

While the stylish furnishings and scenery

can seat up to 400 guests comfortably while

are hard to beat, Owner Chuck Gillentine says

offering a spectacular view of the rolling hills

Defiance Ridge prides itself on the excellence

and gardens. The bride and groom can also

of its award-winning wines produced by wine-

be married next to the lake—and resident

maker Tom Murphy. From the Defiance Ridge

swan. Or the bride can walk down the “aisle”

Pinot Rose to the Defiance Ridge Pinot Gris

through the tiers of gardens leading to the

to the Defiance Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon,

bandstand where the outdoor area can host

the winery offers a variety of red, white and

several hundred guests.

sparkling wine choices grown locally. In addi-

Defiance Ridge is open year-round, and

tion, Defiance Ridge has a long-term contract

live music plays 1-4 p.m. on weekends.

with a West Coast winery to offer California

Have a large group or party? Call ahead; the

wines like Meadow Wood Sauvignon Blanc

venue takes weekend reservations. The win-

and Meadow Wood Chardonnay.

ery also hosts an annual Wicked Wine Run,

The winery offers a $5 tasting to help

wine club dinners six times a year and once

wine lovers choose their favorites in the

a month, about 40 dinner guests can enjoy a

state-of-the-art tasting room. And to

themed meal made from local food sources.

accompany the full-bodied wines, they

For more information, reservations for the

also operate a full-service restaurant offer-

monthly dinner or wine and food menus,

ing a variety of mouth-watering cuisines.

visit DefianceRidgeVineyards.com.

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OPEN HOUSE MCFARLAND INTERIORS CAN ADD STYLE TO ANY HOME

Seeing the Potential, Designing the Vision ARTICLE JUDY PETERS

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SINCE THE FIRST HOUSE SHE REMODELED WITH HER PARENTS IN 1986, DEBBIE MCFARLAND HAS HAD A GOD-GIVEN GIFT OF SEEING THE POTENTIAL FOR WHAT CAN  BE.  Debbie, who became known as “Demo Debbie,” and her team of skilled craftsmen  have been fixing up houses long before  HGTV’s Fixer Upper  was a hit, and she can completely relate to Chip Gaines and his love of demo.

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OPEN HOUSE

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Before

After

Debbie McFarland

“There’s just something so fun about tearing down the old and building the new,” she says.    Debbie has built her business, McFarland Interiors, around fulfilling the needs and desires of each homeowner, as well as increasing the value of their home.   “Just because you’re dissatisfied with your current home, or parts of it, you don’t have to move and incur all the real estate and moving expenses,” she says. “You can stay in your current neighborhood and create the home you’ve always wanted. Or, I can develop a custom design for your new home.”  Debbie can transform any part of a house but has a special passion for the kitchen, as the “heart of the home.” She offers 3D renderings of your kitchen to show you exactly what your new kitchen will look like. Depending on your specific goals, she’ll design a kitchen that will function best for your family and their needs. See more of Debbie’s work at McFarlandInteriors.com.

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GIVING BACK

ARTICLE CINDY O'HARA

PREPARE TO BE INSPIRED LOCAL COMPANY GIVES BACK THROUGH FASHION

WHILE YOU MAY OUTWARDLY DISMISS NEW YORK FASHION WEEK (NYFW) AS BANAL AND PEDESTRIAN, ONE OF THOSE EVENTS THAT ONLY THE UBER-RICH ATTEND BECAUSE, WELL THEY CAN, AND THEY’RE BORED...ADMIT IT—THERE IS A PART OF YOU THAT IS JUST A BIT CURIOUS TO SEE HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES, AND MORE IMPORTANTLY, WHAT THEY MIGHT BE WEARING COME FALL OR SPRING. Although traveling to NYFW may be out of the question for you, you can still attend one of the most premier fashion shows right here in St. Charles. Bayer (formerly Monsanto), with the support of the United Way Multicultural Leadership Society, is presenting its 10th Annual INSPIRE Fashion Show October 4 at Ameristar Casino Resort Spa. The INSPIRE  Fashion Show is one of the largest charity receptions and runway shows in the St. Louis area and, each year, raises more than $85,000 for United Way of Greater St. Louis. The show features local St. Louis designers, local vendors, community models and hosts around 500 attendees.

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According to Michelle Keller, a software developer at Bayer, and communications co-chair for INSPIRE Fashion Show, there are approximately 10 local designers and 100 models. Of those models, 12-24 represent other countries from around the world, bringing their clothing and culture to the fashion show from such places as South America, Japan, Romania, China and other locations. “We like to have different ethnic pieces of clothing because we are supporting the United Way.” Michelle says that last year’s goal was to raise $85,000. The  goal is the same this year, and she expects to hit that mark again. This does not include the matching gift from Bayer, which last year, brought the $85,000 total to $130,000. “Bayer is always trying to be a part of the community. As an employee, I’ve been involved in the campaign, and it’s challenging. But it is a lot of fun to see people strut their stuff on the catwalk, which is something they might not otherwise do,” Michelle says. “And it’s for a good cause,” she adds. Each show has different opening acts, and this year is no different. The opening act this year will be Irish dancers, while the closing act will be Japanese dancers. The show is about an hour and a half, and those with VIP tickets can enjoy drinks, appetizers, shopping and entrance to the after-party, which will include more appetizers and drinks. Part of the show is designed around a Top Model award, given to one model who raises the most money for the charity. Every dollar raised equates to one vote. Keller says it’s a “fun competition that drives donations.” Last year, a male model won the award and made more money in donations than any other female model in the history of the event. “This event  creates cohesiveness within the company and brings different people and departments together to help. It also showcases up-and-coming designers in the community,” Michelle says. If you are interested in volunteering, you can find information at STLInspireFashion. com/Get-Involved  or for more information on the event, visit STLInspireFashion.com. 30

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SEPTEMBER

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activities for everyone including fan-

drinks and food but no alcoholic bev-

tastic art, great entertainment and

erages or coolers. No glass or pets are

MAGICIAN JON DORENBOS AT J. SCHEIDEGGER CENTER

the opportunity for children to create

allowed. StPetersMO.net/Celebrate-

their own artwork. The festival runs

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4-9 p.m.  on Friday,  11 a.m.-9 p.m.

J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts

on Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on

Former NFL All-Pro turned world-

Sunday. StCharlesMosaics.org/

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MUSIC OF QUEEN: WE WILL ROCK YOU

ADDICTION AND RECOVERY CONFERENCE

With the recent Oscar-winning film,

Bogey Hills Country Club

Queen is more popular than ever. We

true performer,” Simon Cowell says.

CenterPointe Hospital will hold its 2019

Will Rock You reflects the scale and

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Fall Addiction Conference, “The Mosaic

spectacle that marked Queen’s live

of Special Populations in Recovery," Sept.

performances and earned the band its

6

13 at Bogey Hills Country Club, 8 a.m.-4

pinnacle position in rock history. We Will

p.m. Speakers include Betsy Farver from

Rock You rocks just as fiercely as the best

GAME OF THRONES TRIVIA NIGHT

Betty Ford in California and Brenda Iliff

of Queen’s concerts. FamilyArena.com/

from Hazelden in Florida.  For informa-

Event/We-Will-Rock-You-The-Queen-

Memorial Hall, Blanchette Park

tion, email SAHunt@cphmo.net or call

Inspired-Musical

Gather your closest allies (ages 21-plus)

636.345.6150.

class magician, Jon Dorenbos, a finalist on America’s Got Talent, will enter-

tain and inspire his audience at the J. Scheidegger Center in St. Charles. “I have never seen anyone hold an audience like Jon Dorenbos. He is a genius. Brilliant. Entertainment at its best. A

across the Seven Kingdoms and join the great houses of Westeros for a battle of the minds! It costs $160 per table of eight (includes beer and soda). Guests may bring in their own food and beverages. Costume contest with prizes will be held. StCharlesParks.com

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“Bohemian Rhapsody,” the music of

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Blooming Daisy Marketplace, Cottleville

Find fun and unique items, fresh

J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts

produce and more at the outdoor

Acclaimed TV late night show host,

pop-up market at Blooming Daisy

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admired stand-up comedian, best-sell-

Marketplace in Historic Cottleville,

ing children’s book author, corporate

10 a.m.-2 p.m. You can even visit the

THE MUSIC OF FLEETWOOD MAC

speaker, TV and movie voice-over artist,

Blooming Daisy Farm to pet the goats

pioneering car builder and mechanic,

and chickens or play yard games in

Beale Street, Streets of St. Charles

and philanthropist Jay Leno is widely

their beautiful park-like setting.

The Beale Street Concert Series pres-

characterized as “the hardest working

ents "Big Love: A Tribute to Fleetwood

man in show business.” Join us for an

Mac" Sept. 11, 6-8 p.m. Bring a lawn

evening of laughs! LUBoxOffice.com

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Progress

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and Auction at the  Ameristar Casino

main stage entertainment will fea-

Resort Spa Oct.  5,  6-10 p.m.  With a

ture award-winning classic rock and

Beatles theme, you're asked to "come

N. Main Street, St. Charles

country artists, hometown favorites

together" in support of the foundation,

The 25th Annual Mosaics Missouri

and a rising country star making her

with live and silent auctions, drinks,

Festival for the Arts, Sept. 13-15, is

national, big-stage debut on the festival

appetizers, dinner and a program hon-

a free,  family-friendly

stage in St. Peters! You may bring soft

oring Dr. Nadia Zia.

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MAKING YOUR HOME LOOK AND FEEL  COZY CAN BE AS

Cream-, green- and neutral-colored pumpkins are a great way to

SIMPLE AS ADDING THE WARM COLORS OF AUTUMN

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IN ITEMS LIKE FESTIVE WREATHS, PLAID PILLOWS AND

decor. One idea for fall is to start with a fall garland making an “S”

DECORATIVE MANTELS. Here are some ideas from The White

design in the bowl with ends trailing on each side. Add in your pump-

Hare, in Cottleville, for your stylish fall decor.

kins, sticks, berries, leaves, pods or whatever natural pieces you have.

1. Dough bowls are reproductions of a centuries-old baking tool of the same name. Pilgrims brought them to the new

2. Don’t forget your entryway! Greet your guests with the stunning hues of autumn with a wreath, filled basket or door swag.

world to use for making bread. Today, they are a great acces-

3. Add fall accents to your existing mantel décor or start from

sory because you can change them out seasonally for a

scratch. Garlands, pumpkins, sticks, berries and pods can be

stunning centerpiece.

arranged to create a warm, stylish look.

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