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46 OCTOBER 2013 {small spaces, big style} features

departments

36 Home Made Happy

11 Style

Kevin Walsh brings a small bungalow to life with smart planning, a flowing palette and cohesive design elements

46 Personal Space

Northwest Arkansas-based designer Daniel Keeley uses his knack for creating amazing outdoor spaces to renovate his 1,000-squarefoot home

57 On the Town

Edgy details and timeless silhouettes collide to create refined styles for fall

Go for the Glam

14 The Latest

What’s new and notable in The Natural State

19 Design

Trending Textiles

25 Out & About

Spotlight on Bentonville and Rogers

31 Collections

A Penchant for Pendants

IN EVERY ISSUE 8 From the Editor 71 Marketplace 72 Last Look

35 Recipe

ON THE COVER

Apples & Oranges

The living room of Donna Barnett, designed by Kevin Walsh of Bear-Hill Interiors. Photography by Nancy Nolan. Page 36.

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FROm THE EDITOR

*currently loving 1

A Timeless Wardrobe Staple! 2

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1. The perfect denim jacket. anthropologie.com 2. A blackand-gold Scalamandre vase. bloomingdales.com 3. Apartment Therapy’s Big Book of Small, Cool Spaces. apartmenttherapy.com

Just a few years ago I was living in a 400-square-foot studio apartment in Little Rock’s historic Quapaw Quarter. It had 15-foot ceilings, incredible windows and miles of character. I was in love. There was something so satisfying about having everything you own in one room, always within reach. It took ten minutes to clean and ten seconds to walk across. Eventually, I gave up my (tiny) slice of heaven when my fiancé and I bought a home across town. Though our house is only 1,200 square feet, it feels huge by comparison—and, honestly, we have whole rooms we never use! The homes in this month’s issue prove that small spaces can pack as much punch per square inch as larger ones. The 2,000-square-foot bungalow of Donna Barnett, seen on our cover and page 36, was designed by Kevin Walsh of Bear-Hill Interiors and features an open floor plan and airy color palette that keep the home from feeling cramped. In Fayetteville, landscape designer Daniel Keeley has completely transformed a 1,000-square-foot home into a stylish abode, seen on page 46. We’ve reveled in every minute of the project, which he has documented from the very beginning on the At Home in Arkansas blog. Visit the site to read his story. You will be shocked—shocked—when you see the transformation! From posh home accessories in our Style section (page 11), to the most luxurious new textiles on page 19, this issue is packed with ideas for adding glamour to your home. We even offer up ideas for glamming up your closet in our Fall Fashion Stylebook, beginning on page 57. Our staffers fell hard for the textural details and sophisticated silhouettes that are appearing in stores this season. This issue of At Home in Arkansas is my last as editor, and I couldn’t leave on a better note. Every page was a labor of love between myself and the team of incredibly talented people I’ve been fortunate enough to work with during my time here. I’ve had an amazing experience bringing you the best in Arkansas interior design, and as I move on to the next phase of my life, I will continue to pick up the newest issue each month to see what inspiration it holds.

Rosemary Hallmark Editor rhallmark@athomearkansas.com Twitter & Instagram @rohallma

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STYLE

Photography: nancy nolan/PRODUCED BY: TIFFANY BURGESS ADAMS

go for the

Glam

Looking to add a bit of sophistication to your home? Give any room a refined finesse with brilliant shades of gold, mirrored surfaces and classically constructed forms

Channel your inner Don Draper with vintage-style, gold crosshatch decanters. Phoenix Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 225-0400, phoenixinteriors. webs.com

Turn the page to see more glamorous finds!

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STYLE

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Brass is Making A Comeback!

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pieces with polish

1. Let the sun shine indoors with a gold sunburst mirror. Bear-Hill Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 907-9272, bearhillinteriors.com 2. Store your most precious valuables in an Art Deco-style jewelry box. Bear-Hill Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 907-9272, bearhillinteriors.com 3. Go hob-knobbing with large, brassy gold knobs—a quick way to change the look of a vanity or dresser. PC Hardware, Little Rock, (501) 224-1724, pchdwe.com 4. Place this large mirror box on an entry piece for a welcoming “wow” factor. Urban Pad, Little Rock, (501) 664-4202, urbanpad. net 5. This Amber Murano art glass centerpiece is a graceful addition for any coffee table or curio cabinet. Phoenix Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 225-0400, phoenixinteriors.webs.com 6. Give your photographs the golden treatment with a traditional gilded frame. Tipton Hurst, Conway, (501) 329-6663, Little Rock, (501) 666-3333, North Little Rock, (501) 753-0709, tiptonhurst.com

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From designing your space to filling your space. Pleasant Ridge Town Center |11525 Cantrell Rd., Ste. 304 | Little Rock | 501.225.3828 | Amber Herring-Doggett

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THE LATEST: PLACES 1 2

new book releases

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Check out the latest reads to inspire your home’s style. 1. Mario Buatta: Fifty Years of American Interior Decoration, available October 8; 2. Suzanne Kasler: Timeless Style, available October 8; 3. Jeffrey Alan Marks: The Meaning of Home. All works available through rizzoliusa.com

In Helena, women of all ages now have a go-to for fashionable clothing at a practical price point. Bella offers lines such as Ellison, Ark & Co., Aryn K, Two Lips and Flax for women of the tri-county area who used to travel more than an hour to the closest similar shop. The boutique, which is currently located in Handworks, will move into their location next door in November. Both shops are located in a restored, historic building in downtown Helena. Cathy Campbell, owner of Handworks, her daughter Dorry Lea Davis and partner Jordan Easley hope to offer Helena women a place to shop with a personal approach to retail, special events and wardrobe consultations. 227 Cherry Street, Helena, (870) 338-4340

pop-up shop

Shop for a cause this month as Little Rock’s About Vase welcomes Dallas artist George Sellers for a must-see art and design event. Located in About Vase, the pop-up shop will be open from September 20 through October 19 and feature art pieces from Seller’s collection “Menagerie Vivante,” plus custom furniture, mirrors, lighting and decorative accessories—all designed by the artist, who will make appearances throughout the month. A portion of sales will benefit the Arkansas Arts Center. 3400 Old Cantrell Road, Little Rock, (501) 603-9200, aboutvaselittlerock.com

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Photography: Coutesy of vendors

Ciao, Bella


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THE LATEST: PLACES

Photography: Coutesy of vendors/rett peek

Shop Paul Michael 24/7

You can now shop Paul Michael Company day and night via the all-new paulmichaelcompany. com. The Lake Village-based retailer recently launched an updated website and online storefront featuring their highly sought-after home wares. While an in-person visit to the Paul Michael store is a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, the company is thrilled to offer greater access to their products through the new site. paulmichaelcompany.com

Something to Crow About

Black Crow Antiques and Curiosities is the latest addition to Bentonville’s thriving square. The shop, which also has a location in Fayetteville, features a cool country look including vintage and antique furniture and home décor items alongside upcycled, refurbished and new pieces. 120 Main Street, Bentonville, (479) 790-3441

Historically Haute The boots, bags and bevy of other western-wear items Country Outfitter is known for on their wildly successful ecommerce site have found a permanent brick-and-morter location. Situated in the center of the town square, the building known as Fayetteville’s Old Post Office now houses the store’s flagship location, featuring the same great brands they offer online. 1 West Center Street, Fayetteville, (479) 935-4970, countryoutfitter.com

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trending textiles From cozy coverlets to ultra-soft upholstery, fall’s fabric releases add a dose of comfort to your abode

No 1

Natural Choices

touchable texture

Photography by Nancy Nolan/Courtesy of Manufacturers/Produced by Rosemary Hallmark

Barbara Barry for Kravet Couture fabrics. “Moonstone” in Shadow and “Varna Weave” in Mica. M Grace at Home, Bentonville, (479) 7156050, mgraceathome.com

Bet the farm with Pine Cone Hill’s “Farmhouse Linen” bedding in Java and Natural with whimsically rustic farm animal decorative pillows. The Boutique, Searcy, (501) 268-3434, searcyboutique.com; Cobblestone & Vine, Little Rock, (501) 6644249, West Little Rock, (501) 219-3676, cobblestoneandvine.com; Handworks, Helena, (870) 338-4340, handworkshelena. com; House to Home, Hot Springs, (501) 520-4949, shophousetohome.com; Lewis Lighting & Home, Benton, (501) 315-2400, lewislightingandhome.com; Vintage Cargo, Eureka Springs, (479) 253-5943, vintagecargo.net

“Sunny Site” from Robert Allen Naturals II collection, shown here in Cornflower. Bear-Hill Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 907-9272, bearhillinteriors.com; Cynthia East Fabrics, Little Rock, (501) 663-0460, cynthiaeastfabrics.com; Interior Fabrics and Design, Fayetteville, (479) 444-0222, designerdiscountdraperies. com; Window Works, Little Rock, (501) 219-1500, windowworksdesign.com

An Elegant Silhouette in Timeless Indigo

sitting pretty The “Parrish” chair in Bengali Indigo by CR Laine. Harper Howey Interiors, Springdale, (479) 750-7300, harperhoweyinteriors. com; Obsessions Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 868-9333, obsessionsinteriors.com

Bella Notte Linen’s “Chesapeake” throw pillow in Sand, linen quilted throw pillow in Ebony and silk velvet kidney pillow in Sand. Cobblestone & Vine, Little Rock, (501) 664-4249, West Little Rock, (501) 219-3676, cobblestoneandvine.com; House to Home, Hot Springs, (501) 520-4949, shophousetohome.com

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FALL FAVORITES

We asked Scott Kravet, executive vice president of product development at Kravet, Inc., and David Toback, design director of Brunschwig & Fils, about their favorite textile trends of the season. Take a peek to see how these looks can update your space.

Comfort Design fabric in Eyecandy Tango. Embellish Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 2236965

“Linens and linen blends were everywhere at High point MARKET.”

Raymond Waites’ “Jali Clay” fabric, Covington’s “Sonata 244” fabric in Acid Green and Kravet “Capparis Sunshine” fabric. Cynthia East Fabrics, Little Rock, (501) 663-0460, cynthiaeastfabrics.com

—Scott Kravet

Navy and neutral ikat fabric. Interior Creations, Searcy, (501) 268-2311, searcydesigncenter.com

“Geometrics like those from the 1960s and 70s are back. They are bold and colorful “Towers” fabric in Black and with inspiration from Natural. Interior Fabrics and Design, David Hicks.” Fayetteville, (479) 444-0222, Comfort Design fabric in Nahita Plum. Embellish Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 223-6965 20 At Home in Arkansas | October 2013

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—Scott Kravet


“Florals are huge for fall. We’re seeing timely new takes on bringing the garden indoors.” —David Toback Brunschwig & Fils “Laidi” in Ocre. Barbi Rushing Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 680-4301 Texture Designs fabric in Powder Blue. Barbi Rushing Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 680-4301

Texture Punches Up this Neutral

Barbara Barry for Kravet Couture “Lucky Knots” in Chai. M Grace at Home, Bentonville, (479) 715-6050, mgraceathome.com

“We love gray as a neutral; no palette of neutrals is complete without this latest addition to the pantheon of neutral shades. Ink it in.” —David Toback

Lee Industries “Rex Linen” fabric. Bear-Hill Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 9079272, bearhillinteriors. com; Cobblestone & Vine, Little Rock, (501) 664-4249, West Little Rock, (501) 2193676, cobblestoneandvine. com; That French Shoppe, Jonesboro, (870) 336-143

Brunschwig & Fils “St. Yago” in Chocolate. Barbi Rushing Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 680-4301 B


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No 3

BRILLIANT BRIGHTS

artful accents Fabrics from the Robert Allen Naturals

Fabrics from Duralee’s Wainwright Traditional Collection II, shown here in Aqua and Pistachio, are available in a range of colors and patterns. Cynthia East Fabrics, Little Rock, (501) 663-0460, cynthiaeastfabrics. com; Interior Fabrics and Design, Fayetteville, (479) 444-0222, designerdiscountdraperies.com; M Grace at Home, Bentonville, (479) 715-6050, mgraceathome. com; Warp & Woof, Conway, (501) 932-0300; Whiteline Designs, Fayetteville, (479) 287-4222, whitelinedesigns. com; Window Works, Little Rock, (501) 219-1500, windowworksdesign.com

II collection embody easy elegance in dry, textural fibers that lend themselves to creating a calming yet sophisticated space. Bear-Hill Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 907-9272, bearhillinteriors.com; Cynthia East Fabrics, Little Rock, (501) 663-0460, cynthiaeastfabrics.com; Interior Fabrics and Design, Fayetteville, (479) 444-0222, designerdiscountdraperies.com; Window Works, Little Rock, (501) 219-1500, windowworksdesign.com

The “Triomphe” throw blanket from Yves Delorme is made from extra soft alpaca and available in six colors, including Lagon, Figue and Coral, shown here. Yves Delorme, Little Rock, (501) 663-7344, yvesdelorme.com

purple reign Add color and pattern with Company C’s “Gala” rug

in Thistle, “Continental” sofa in Plaza Driftwood and “Sophie” chair in Andover Lime. The Boutique, Searcy, (501) 268-3434, searcyboutique.com; Cynthia East Fabrics, Little Rock, (501) 663-0460, cynthiaeastfabrics. com; House to Home, Hot Springs, (501) 520-4949, shophousetohome.com; Vintage Cargo, Eureka Springs, (479) 253-5943, vintagecargo.net

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Colorful pillows from Sugarboo Designs add a dose of wit and whimsy. Haus Werk, Little Rock, (501) 6635251, shophauswerk.com

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CHIC, yet affordable women's boutique for STYLISH women of all ages. The clothing selection at Elysian along with the exclusive PERSONAL style services will ensure that our customers are WELL DRESSED. 106 SE A Street, Suite 4 Bentonville, AR 72712 479.464.9261 www.shopelysian.com @shopelysian 24 At Home in Arkansas | October 2013

Shopping


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OUT & ABOUT

bEnton v ille & Rogers Shopping, dining and cultural experiences abound in these neighboring Northwest Arkansas towns From the endless shopping and dining options in Rogers to the ever-growing assortment of entertainment and outdoor activities in Bentonville, this corner of the state is growing rapidly and becoming a nationally known cultural hub. Whether you want to explore one of the handful of museums or art galleries, hear beautiful symphony music, explore expansive parks and hiking trails or shop till you drop, Bentonville and Rogers have something for everyone. Pinnacle Hills Promenade

{PINNACLE HILLS PROMENADE}

Winterberry Home

2203 Promenade Boulevard, Suite 3200, Rogers, (479) 936-2160, pinnaclehillspromenade.com With more than 100 shops and restaurants, there’s something for everyone at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade. Created in 2006, the Promenade offers shopping for all ages and styles. Stop for a bite at one of the Promenade’s many dining establishments, offering everything from snacks and drinks to groceries or a four-course meal. In addition to shopping and dining, a twelve-screen movie theater and children’s play area offer built-in entertainment. When you visit Pinnacle Hills Promenade, you will experience an atmosphere that touches on all the senses and creates a truly special shopping experience. October 2013 | athomearkansas.com 25


ERMENGILDO ZEGNA* - SALVATORE FERRAGAMO ISAIA - DI BIANCO - GRAVATI - HUGO BOSS LUCIANO BARBERA - MAURIZIO BALDASSARI HERNO - BOGLIOLI - INDEPENDENT BESPOKE 3201 MARKET STREET - ROGERS 479-271-2455 www.theindependent-man.com

Specializing in energy-smart custom home design and construction for a lifetime of comfortable, healthy, sustainable living.

ROGERS - FAYETTEVILLE - LITTLE ROCK *available only at Rogers location

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Winterberry Home

{Winterberry Home}

5206 Village Parkway, Suite 13A, Rogers, (479) 715-6009, winterberryhome.com As you walk through the doors of Winterberry Home, you’ll be blown away by the charming shop’s selection of home décor, gifts and tabletop wares. Owner Carolyn Grisham stocks her shop with elegant and unique finds from favorite lines such as Vietri, Juliska, Arte Italica and Beatriz Ball. Delight in bath and body goods from Lafco, Michel Design Works and Barr Co. Home décor options include Roost, Lampe Berger Paris and Park Hill Home. Winterberry Home also offers bridal registry services, and they are happy to take phone orders or make deliveries to brides. Gift-wrapping, local delivery and personal shopping are always complimentary at Winterberry Home. Find them on Facebook for daily updates.

{STITT ENERGY SYSTEMS}

1301 South 8th Street, Rogers, (479) 636-8745, stittenergy.com Family-owned Stitt Energy Systems builds beauty, luxury and total comfort into its energy smart custom homes. Since 1978, clients looking for homes designed for comfort and resource efficiency have relied on the professionals at Stitt. Stitt follows the latest principles of building science, and nationally accredited energy raters test Stitt homes to assure clients of the high performance and comfort they expect. Stitt is an Energy Star Partner and 20-time winner of the national Energy Value Housing Awards, including Builder of the Year and People’s Choice Award. Let the professionals at Stitt help you create your own custom home for a lifetime of healthy, happy family living.

{The Paisley place}

116 South Main Street, Bentonville, (479) 715-6610, thepaisleyplace.com Located in Bentonville’s bustling downtown area, The Paisley Place is a onestop-shop for unique and funky finds. Offering everything from refurbished furniture, art, photography, wall décor, girl’s clothing, baby accessories and unique jewelry and accessories, owners Stephanie LeBouff and Debi McClelland are always on the hunt for interesting pieces to fill their 1,700-square-foot store. The Paisley Place offers custom embroidery services as well as custom appliques for baby items.

Stitt Energy Systems The Paisley Place

{THE INDEPENDENT}

3201 Market Street, Suite 104, Rogers, (479) 271-2455, theindependent-man.com For eight years, The Independent of Rogers has been the premier men’s store in Northwest Arkansas, offering some of the finest men’s fashions available in the world. Owner Donny Hubbard stocks his shop with exclusive lines such as Ermenegildo Zegna, Salvatore Ferragamo and Isaia Napoli, as well as favorites such as Hugo Boss and Eton of Sweden, plus many more. The modern, 2,300-square-foot location showcases a variety of casual options, but specializes in tailored, custom clothing. In addition to its plentiful selection, The Independent offers closet consultation and luxury concierge services as well as shoe repair and professional tailoring on-site.

attend the famous War Eagle Mill fall arts and crafts Fair, October 17 - 20

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Design for beautiful, everyday living.

French inspired furnishings, accessories & custom designs. 709 SW A ST. #5 • Bentonville, AR 72712 479.271.2551 • freshfrenchhome.com Tuesday- Friday 10:00 to 5:00 / Saturday 10:00 to 4:00

Planning a trip to Bentonville and would like the comfort of home?

Mockingbird

An interior design firm mixing warm traditionalism with crisp calm contemporary style.

Sandpiper

Meadowlark

Our beautifully renovated 1940’s cottages offer a wonderful getaway, less than one block from the downtown square.

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Lee Anne Henry, Owner/Designer

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Walmart Visitor Center

{WALMART VISITOR CENTER}

105 North Main Street, Bentonville, (479) 273-1329, walmart.com Step into Walton’s 5&10 and you’ll feel as though you’ve taken a step back in time. The humble little dime store that began one of the world’s largest corporations is now the Walmart Visitor Center, a three-part experience for visitors of all ages. See Walton’s 5&10, with original floor tiles and tin ceiling, as well as vintage toys, candy and books. An exhibit gallery lets guests view images, items and historical information on Walmart as well as the Walton family through a series of interactive displays. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, stop in at The Spark Café for a cup of locally roasted coffee or a few fresh baked goods.

{ELYSIAN BOUTIQUE}

106 Southeast A Street, Suite 4, Bentonville, (479) 464-9261, shopelysian.com Opened in December of 2012 by Lisa Wright, Elysian offers northwest Arkansas women a variety of wardrobe must-haves at a friendly price point. After following her lifelong dream to own a boutique, Wright was pleased to find she’d outgrown her original space within three months of opening her doors. Now located in a 1,500-square-foot storefront, Elysian offers women everything from clothing lines including Big Star and IT! Jeans, to jewelry, shoes and accessories, as well as personal styling services and ecommerce. Whether your style is boho-chic or sweet and girly, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Elysian.

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Photography: Nancy Nolan/Styling: Mandy Keener

Vintage women’s brooches are shimmering reminders of the femininity and grace of past eras By TIFFANY BURGESS ADAMS Charm, elegance and sophistication all seem to come to mind when you think of a woman’s brooch. Whether it’s the pin your grandmother wore on her Sunday suit or a brooch you carried on your wedding day, the nostalgic meaningfulness the pieces hold is often greater than any monetary value. For Little Rock collector Kathy Sweere, brooches are a natural extension of her lifelong love affair with clothes and accessories. As a self-proclaimed “clothes horse” and the daughter of a dime store manager, she was no stranger to the sparkling allure of costume jewelry and developed a particular penchant for pearls, rhinestones and one-of-a-kind pieces. Later in life, this passion led her to “rob” her mother’s jewelry box for pieces she could wear as an adult. However, these pieces were just the start of her pursuit. Sweere soon began to shop local antique malls and sales for vintage costume jewelry, including brooches. “Sometimes you just happen upon things and you don’t know why, but it’s different—and you must have it,” she says of the hundreds of pieces she has gathered since she began shopping in the late 1990s for the booths she currently has at Blue Suede Shoes Antique Mall and Mid-Towne Antique Mall. As for her encyclopedic-like knowledge of the pieces, Sweere was fortunate to stumble upon women’s magazines from the 1930s and 1940s. “I was shopping with my sister and she was growing impatient as I searched through each one, so I ended up buying them all,” she laughs. The descriptions and images in the magazines along with the first-hand recollections she gathers from both her father and mother have proved to be nearly as valuable and time-honored as the brooches themselves.

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APPLES & ORANGES The head dessert chef at Little Rock’s Big Orange restaurants shares her secret for an all-American treat By Rosemary Hallmark

Birthday cake milkshakes and espresso cookie sandwiches with cardamom fudge are just a couple of the mouthwatering desserts baker Autumn Hall has brainstormed for Little Rock’s Big Orange restaurants. The popular burger joint, which opened its first location at Little Rock’s The Promenade at Chenal in 2012, recently expanded to a second space in the Midtowne Shopping Center. Hall splits her time between the restaurants, creating imaginative and tasty desserts like these apple hand pies. “Hand pies are good for any occasion,” she says. “They aren’t fried, perfect for kids and are easy to take with you to events.”

Big Orange’s Apple Hand Pies Recipe yields approximately 20 pies INGREDIENTS: DOUGH 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup butter, cut into small cubes and frozen for 5-10 minutes 1/4 cup ice water 1/4 cup vodka EGG WASH 1 egg yolk 2 tablespoons cream

FILLING 1 pound Granny Smith apples, peeled and diced 1 pound Honeycrisp apples, peeled and diced 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon apple brandy 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt

Photography: Nancy Nolan/Styling: Mandy Keener

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. For the dough, combine first four ingredients using a food processor. Add butter and pulse until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Slowly add the water and vodka while pulsing the dough in the food processor until slightly wet and sticky. If you press the dough together and it crumbles, add more liquid. Separate into two balls and wrap each in plastic wrap. Let the dough rest in the refrigerator for an hour. For the filling, combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and toss until apples are coated. Whisk together egg wash ingredients and set aside. Roll out one of the balls of dough on a floured surface. Using a large round cookie cutter, cut out circles and brush egg wash onto the edges of one half of each circle. Add one to two tablespoons of filling to that half of the circle and fold over, using a fork to crimp and seal the edges. Repeat until filling is gone, rolling out the second ball of dough as needed. Brush egg wash onto the pies and make a few cuts with a knife for steam to escape during baking. Place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.

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home, made A cohesive color scheme, smart design plan and fun flourishes transform a small Heights bungalow into a space that lives large Story: Jennifer Bonds Photography: Nancy Nolan Styling: Mandy Keener

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Designer Kevin Walsh of Bear-Hill Interiors used a serene palette to set the tone for the home’s interior. Facing page: Clearing out overgrown shrubs and adding a walkway to the street gave the Heights cottage charm and curb appeal.

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To coordinate with the light, airy palette of soft blues, greens and grays, the home’s original hardwood floors were refinished in a soft, driftwood-like shade of gray. Subtle details, including the carving on the chair, the pattern of the throw pillows and the continuity of the palette throughout the home make for an inviting, cohesive space that feels much larger than 2,000 square feet.

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The exterior of this charming post-war cottage is a hint of what is to come inside: a classic home that has been refreshed to function in today’s more casual style. To give the home its new life, owner Donna Barnett enlisted the help of her friend Kevin Walsh of Bear-Hill Interiors. “The house is a typical Heights bungalow,” says Walsh. “It has great appeal, and we just needed to update the plan and add a more suitable master suite.” In a “shotgun house” fashion, the front door originally opened to the living room, with the dining room beyond and then—through a small door—the kitchen. “The house had good bones,” says Walsh, “but we wanted to give it a more open floor plan for entertaining by creating larger spaces with lots of natural light.” To do so, Walsh called for a cased passageway between the living and dining rooms and opened the kitchen completely, stealing some square footage from an awkwardly placed master bedroom. Next, he created a new master suite behind the kitchen in what was previously a family room addition. “Now, instead of numerous small rooms, it feels as if you are in a large home,” he notes. To help the open spaces feel cohesive, a soft palette of blues, greens, and grays permeates throughout the home. The original hardwood floors were refinished in a lighter shade—a smart choice for a home with two dogs and two cats—and the walls in the open rooms are painted the same pale gray. “In small spaces, it is important not to stop the eye,” says Walsh of the careful color scheme. In the dining area, a vintage table and chairs wear a new paint treatment by Angelfish Studios, and sit beneath a dramatic capiz-shell chandelier. Aqua blue draperies are continued from the living room for a familiar repetition that cadences throughout the space. A mother of three young-adult sons, Barnett went for a decidedly more feminine feel in this home. “She has a casual personality, and is always in a good mood, so I wanted to keep things light, airy and bright,” Walsh says of his client. The kitchen joins the dining space at the peninsula, where Lucite stools provide a modern touch. In designing the cabinets, Walsh and Barnett worked with Doug Duke of Duke Custom Cabinets to be sure that no inch of space went to waste. “She really did her homework, starting by taking inventory of everything in her kitchen and figuring out how she wanted it to work,” says Walsh of Barnett’s integrated role. “When you’re working with limited square footage and storage, it’s necessary to edit everything down and only use what you absolutely need.” 40 At Home in Arkansas | October 2013


Custom kitchen cabinets offer a place for everything in homeowner Donna Barnett’s new space. Calcutta Gold marble counters and a glass mosaic backsplash are a feminine contrast to the industrial 48-inch range by Wolf. What was once a small, dark space is now open, lightfilled and perfect for entertaining.

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“I wanted to keep things light, airy and bright.” —Kevin Walsh

The new master suite lies just beyond a pair of antique doors and features Bear-Hill Interiors’ signature clean, unfussy style. Changing the space from an under-used family room to a master suite meant gaining a spacious bath and closet—a rarity in older cottages. Keeping the vaulted ceiling open to the entire suite gave room for a dramatic chandelier and keeps the height of the room in proportion with its size. Using a white palette throughout the bath makes the room feel large and inviting, while pops of a light, orchid-inspired shade add an air of femininity.

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To retain some of the home’s original charm, Walsh kept the hall bath’s floor tile and updated it with a new sink console, sleek accessories and a graphic wallpaper. Facing page: Walsh was careful to make the home elegant, but still durable enough to stand up to Barnett’s two cats and two dogs. A pierced screen, block-printed textiles and Mercury glass lamps give the guest bedroom a worldly feel. 

The result is a kitchen equipped with different zones, each created for a specific purpose. For example, the island is the baking zone: its cabinetry holds baking supplies and includes electrical outlets for small appliances. For prep work a second sink comes in handy and keeps the main sink ready for dishes. What’s more, the peninsula hides a printer and file cabinets, and with the addition of a laptop, is a fully functional work area. When it’s time to relax at the end of the day, Barnett can head through a set of vintage doors to the new master suite, which occupies what was once a family room. Here, she also has access to the backyard thanks to a set of French doors, which allow abundant natural light into the room. The same palette of grays carries over from the front of the home by way of an upholstered bed by Lee Industries and custom draperies. A pair of slipper chairs Barnett owned was recovered in a vibrant green, and two ceramic lamps were commissioned to coordinate. Her adjoining bath is clad in marble and features a double vanity, a walkin shower with glass doors and a unique sunken tub. To provide a burst of color against the neutral backdrop, Walsh added feminine, orchid-hued silk shades. The sconces and cabinet hardware are a mix of polished nickel and Lucite, a reference to the bar stools in the kitchen, as well as an allusion to the repetition of color, materials and finishes throughout the home. In a similar manner, the guest bedroom features a Moroccan-style lantern inspired by a deeper version of the home’s blue and neutral palette. Simple bedding and sleek accessories keep the look clean. The hall bath—which serves the homeowner’s sons and guests—has a more masculine feel, with a graphic wall covering from Schumacher and a floor-to-ceiling linen shower curtain. By keeping the color palette restrained, maximizing each square inch and repeating unifying design elements throughout the home, what once felt like a small home now lives quite large.

Design Resources Interior design Kevin Walsh, Bear-Hill Interiors, (501) 907-9272, bearhillinteriors.com Accessories, bedding, fabrics, furniture, lighting, rugs and wallpaper Bear-Hill Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 907-9272, bearhillinteriors.com Appliances Metro Appliances & More, Jonesboro, (870) 933-7800, North Little Rock, (501) 758-1988, Springdale, (479) 750-2200, metroappliancesandmore.com Cabinets—kitchen Duke Custom Cabinets, Roland, (501) 868-8111, dukecustomcabinets.com Countertops—kitchen Arkansas Granite & More, Benton, (501) 315-4500, argrmore.com Draperies Mountjoy’s Custom Draperies, Mabelvale, (501) 455-2216 Fixtures—kitchen Falk Plumbing Supply, North Little Rock, (501) 613-0953, falksupplylittlerock.com Fresh floral Tipton Hurst, Conway, (501) 329-6663, Little Rock, (501) 666-3333, North Little Rock, (501) 753-0709, tiptonhurst.com Painting—decorative Angelfish Studios, Little Rock, (501) 960-4826, angelfishstudios.net Tile—kitchen and backsplash Elder Distributing, North Little Rock, (501) 758-4170, elderdistributing.com

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Personal Space Designer Daniel Keeley uses his outdoor living expertise and keen eye for design to update his 1,004-square-foot cottage

Story: TIFFANY BURGESS ADAMS Photography: RETT PEEK Styling: Mandy Keener

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Known for his fresh take on landscaping, Keeley designed the garden for his new cottage before he even closed on the house. In line with his traditional-meets-modern aesthetic for the home, the space features formal wintergreen box hedges alongside variegated maiden grass. White begonias create a welcoming scene at the front gate. October 2013 | athomearkansas.com 47


To create a foyer for the home, Keeley decided to float the settee at the back of the room, creating a small hall-like receiving area. Since every piece needs to pull its weight in a small space, he opted for an antique rolling bar cart in front of the settee. While it’s one of the only pieces not made for outdoor use, it serves double duty as a cocktail table and can be moved anywhere in the home thanks to a set of casters. An outdoor rug defines the space and adds additional warmth underfoot.

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If YOU don’t believe a home is a reflection of the person who inhabits it, you should visit Daniel Keeley. The acclaimed landscape and outdoor living designer, who owns and operates Northwest Arkansas’ DK Design, left no space of his newly renovated cottage untouched by his insightful knack for aesthetics and thoughtful approach to design. Incorporating both his passion for gardening and outdoor living, as well as his eye for interiors, Keeley has masterfully transformed a dated 1948 Fayetteville cottage into his charming personal residence. Quality over Quantity “It was important to me not to be wasteful,” says Keeley of his decision to downsize to a smaller home and lot. “My previous home had a lot of space, but I didn’t use near all of it,” he adds. When he heard about a home for sale by owner on a corner lot near Fayetteville’s historic district, he knew he was on to something. “It was the first house I looked at and I jived with the seller,” he says of his real estate find. While the location, size and real estate negotiations seemed to be ideal, the house was far from having Keeley’s signature style impressed upon it. “I really wanted to elevate the quality of the home and bring it to the next level,” he says of the fixer-upper. What’s more, Keeley wanted the space to be a true reflection of the way he lives, his work and his interests. Laying the Groundwork As with many projects, what starts with one quick fix often turns into a larger set of renovation plans. Keeley knew the bones of the home would need some work, but he ended up replacing the wiring, plumbing and ductwork. Additionally the home had vinyl siding along the exterior. Adhering to his desire to raise the home’s quality, Keeley decided to swap the existing siding for brick. The decision also played into his overall design plan for the home and gardens. “My aesthetic is somewhere between traditional and modern,” he says. The home’s style—both indoors and outside—is a reflection of this with classic pieces blending with contemporary in interesting and artful ways. “Architecturally, I wanted it to look like I bought a traditional shell and put a contemporary spin on it,” he adds. As for the actual footprint of the house, little had been changed since it was built. However, the plan seemed to work for Keeley’s needs. He closed off one door and opened a wall to turn the second bedroom into a den, but kept the rest of the existing floor plan. Always conscientious of detail, Keeley added large-scale crown moulding throughout the home for a finishing architectural flourish.

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Reclaimed barn wood creates an intriguing focal point in the home’s den and is a nod to the designer’s effort to bring the outdoors inside. Facing page: Keeley paid careful attention to details throughout the space. A teak, hand-carved Louis XVIstyle chair is a piece of new outdoor furniture, which could nearly pass for an heirloom. Finishing touches, including a set of twig sconces and a mobile bar cart add to the home’s ambience. In the formal living room outdoor chairs and luxurious floorto-ceiling drapery panels, made from Sunbrella’s outdoor velvet, mix perfectly with Keeley’s art collection.

Bringing the Outdoors In When it came time to talk interior furnishings, Keeley knew just where to turn…the exterior. “I always tell my clients to create outdoor spaces that are as high quality and detail oriented as their interiors,” he says, “and with this house, I thought why not make a statement?” Keeley certainly proved his point. All of the home’s major furnishings—yes, even the soft settee in the formal living room and the Louis XVI-style chair in the den—are actually outdoor pieces. He didn’t stop there; the drapes, duvet covers and throw pillows are also artfully crafted from durable, yet comfortable outdoor fabrics. Knowing the industry and the market so well, Keeley was well aware that today’s outdoor furnishings resemble interior pieces more closely than ever. However, he didn’t sweat the small stuff. For certain pieces, including some of the lighting, the artwork and accessories, he used items he either already owned or that helped to achieve his overall design scheme. This allowed him to adhere to the design plan without being too stringent and without sacrificing personalization—plus, he considers it a responsible practice to use pieces you already own. 50 At Home in Arkansas | October 2013


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“I really wanted to elevate the quality of the home and bring it to the next level.” —Daniel Keeley

Continuing with the use of outdoor-approved furnishings, Keeley’s duvet is made from outdoor fabric and the armoire at the foot of the bed was constructed from teak. Facing page: Hand-carved teak chairs with a special marine-grade finish, which is commonly used on yachts, sit around a small terrazzo table. The chairs, which have a rich, masculine appeal, are one of Keeley’s favorite additions to the space.

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A Vision for the Garden “I did the garden design before I even closed on the house,” says Keeley. “In fact, with all the construction, I had it saved on my computer for a year before they started,” he laughs. Since the garden is Keeley’s natural playground—not to mention a huge part of his chosen profession—it’s no surprise he was meticulous with the planning efforts here. The home’s traditional brick is paired with a more contemporary color choice for the paint, and the large scale of the two classic urns, which flank the teak front door, is decidedly modern— meaning Keeley’s traditional-meets-modern aesthetic begins before you even cross the home’s threshold. Apart from the structure, other features follow suit. Hedges line the border of the yard, while more capricious ornamental grasses and seasonal plantings in the urns add flair. Keeley’s favorite design motif, the ‘X,’ is seen in both the gate and the railing along the home’s back entrance. The side yards around the perimeter have a continuous design scheme, connecting the front lawn to the back. “The side yards are really the hallways between the home’s front and back lawn,” says Keeley, further proving no inch of space went to waste in this thoughtful, detail-driven renovation.

Design Resources Interior, outdoor living and landscape design Daniel Keeley, DK Design, Fayetteville, (479) 443-9002, dkdesignoutdoor.com Millwork carpentry Forrest Lipscomb, Fayetteville, (479) 871-9973 Painter Mike James, Fayetteville, (479) 841-6567 Project manager Eldon Hill, Mena, (479) 381-7996 Appliances Metro Appliances & More, Jonesboro, (870) 933-7800, North Little Rock, (501) 758-1988, Springdale, (479) 750-2200, metroappliancesandmore.com Art Duane Gardener, Fayetteville, (479) 200-8994 Audiovisual Custom Electronics, Springdale, (479) 631-0268, customelectronics.com Bedding—custom Stitches of Joy, Fayetteville, (479) 595-4581 Cabinetry Jimmy Blew Custom Cabinets, Fayetteville, (479) 466-1693 Countertops and tile New Century Counter Tops, Springdale, (479) 756-0893, newcenturycountertops.com Fabrics, furniture, outdoor furnishings and rugs DK Design, Fayetteville, (479) 443-9002, dkdesignoutdoor.com Fixtures Plumb Perfect, Pottsville, (479) 747-9398 Lighting Lighting Emporium, Bethel Heights, (479) 751-8184, lightingemporium.com Mirrors and glass Fayetteville Glass Co., Inc., Fayetteville, (479) 442-8181, fayettevilleglasscompany.com Window coverings and custom-upholstered pillows Interior Fabrics & Design, Fayetteville, (479) 444-0222, designerdiscountdraperies.com

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The kitchen retained its original footprint. However, the laundry area, which was previously housed here, was relocated to a hall closet and a bar was added in its place. Facing page: Leaving no inch of space wasted in the garden, Keeley designed the side yards, one of which can be seen from the kitchen window near the bar, to act as “hallways� between the front and back of the home. October 2013 | athomearkansas.com 55


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Accessory Gallery Joseph Ribkoff cardigan, Frank Lyman belted shell, Tribal leather cut-out pencil skirt, Brighton “Rock My Heart� necklace and bracelet. Hot Springs, (501) 321-9168

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Elysian Boutique BP Collection blouse with leather accent, OVI pants, Mia Limited Edition leopard bootie, Redbird necklace and leather cuff. Bentonville, (479) 464-9261, shopelysian.com Resources Photography: Nancy Nolan Art direction/production: Mandy Keener, Ellen Scruggs Styling/production: Rosemary Hallmark Model: Jessica Rogers, The Agency, Little Rock Hair and makeup: Angela Alexander Clothing credits for jewelry pages: Romance Diamond Co.—clothing by Lola; Leslie Jewelers—clothing by Tulips Special thanks to the William J. Clinton Presidential Center for allowing us to use their space. William J. Clinton Presidential Center, Little Rock, (501) 374-4242, clintonpresidentialcenter.org

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FASHION MUST-HAVES

Cutting Edge Let the right accessories add a slice of style to your outfit

RAEN Optics sunglasses. Mako fossil shark teeth cufflinks. The Independent, Rogers, (479) 271-2455, theindependentman.com

Photography: Nancy Nolan/Styling: Ellen ScruggS/Production: Rosemary Hallmark

Petrified sequoia wishbone necklace and pyritized ammonite cuff. Box Turtle, Little Rock, (501) 661-1167, shopboxturtle.com

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Marketplace: october finds

{MILK & HONEY}

{CLINTON MUSEUM STORE}

{CYNTHIA EAST Fabrics}

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Add Parisian flair with these European-inspired flea market pillows. Choose from several styles. Milk & Honey—A Gift Boutique, Little Rock, (501) 664-3200

The first in a series known as “The Manhattan Tray Project,” you can customize the lining of these white and black trays with more than 100 different placemat options. chilewich.com

Proceeds from the sale of these necklaces benefit women in Kenya through job training, support and employment. Clinton Museum Store, Little Rock’s River Market, (501) 748-0400

Whether it’s something you saw on the red carpet or simply one of their icons, everyone has a favorite Valentino piece. Celebrate the legacy of this high fashion house’s most sought-after accessories with a lavish tribute book. Valentino: Objects of Couture. Available October 29. rizzoli.com

Amy Howard’s One-Step Paint can give dated pieces a chic new life without sanding, stripping or priming. Cynthia East Fabrics, Little Rock, (501) 663-0460, cynthiaeastfabrics.com

Colder days are on the horizon. Inspired by a ski sweater, this soft cotton throw will keep you warm all winter long. What’s more, it adds a hint of nostalgia and whimsy to any den or bedroom. pineconehill.com

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LAST LOOK

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” —Mother Teresa Photography: Nancy Nolan 72 At Home in Arkansas | October 2013


Beautiful Estate Living

This stunning home has all the extras! Beautifully located on 16 acres with spectacular views of Pinnacle Mountain. One level, energy efficient green home with well-proportioned and elegant rooms, covered veranda overlooking inground salt water pool, heated and cooled kids playhouse, zip line, and sand volleyball court. The home also features craft and exercise rooms, top of the line, gourmet kitchen, luxurious master suite complete with spacious walk-in closet, tiled shower and two laundry rooms. 2 x 6 exterior walls, 50kw Kohler generator, ground source heat pumps and full staircase to heated and cooled attic. To see the complete house, visit www.13900ridgepointlane.com.

13900 Ridge Point Lane | Roland, Arkansas 72135

Contact Jonie Burks to see this home. 501.664.5646 (o) | 501.993.2992 (c) | jonie@charlottejohn.com



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