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10 Steps to One Brilliant Holiday Party

November 19, 2018 —   Glasses clink. A group erupts in laughter. Noses follow the aroma of fresh ricotta tarts emerging from the kitchen. There is a special satisfaction that comes with watching friends enjoy the party you have planned down to the last bowl of spiced pecans. Not

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Park City Details: Trendy vs. Timeless

November 19, 2018 — First, don't sweat the small stuff. If you're generous enough to open your home to guests during the holidays, you've already earned major points. But if you're looking for a way to set your gathering apart, these ideas from Kasey Plourde, event director and owner

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Weekend Warrior: Upgrade Your Powder Room

November 19, 2018 — Besides its convenience for guests or for family members in too much of a hurry to make their way up the stairs, a powder room is a place for homeowners to go bold with design ideas; perhaps revealing a wild side. And because of its

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Master Class: Color Your World

November 19, 2018 — The founder of Loboloup, a New York-based design studio that specializes in distinctive handmade wallpaper, Nancy Wolff started her career in textile design. Over the course of 30 years, her iconic work has appeared on every imaginable surface, from pens to rugs, lampshades to backpacks, sheets

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Park City’s Color Concierge

November 19, 2018 — Interior designer Branda Northrop has her work cut out for her. As manager of furniture and home décor store Eleganté, she spends her days helping Park City homeowners give the places they love a chic refresh, often using color to make rooms welcoming and liveable.

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Real Estate Snapshot

November 19, 2018 — The good times kept rolling on the Summit and Wasatch county real estate scene at the close of the second quarter of 2018. The numbers weren't just up in Park City proper, but almost everywhere in the wider landscape as Greater Park City single-family homes

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Your Gradual Guide to Energy-Efficient Bliss

November 19, 2018 — Making a home more energy-efficient is not only good for the environment, it can reduce energy bills by up to 40 percent. Begin with an energy audit, which is an assessment by a certified professional who will determine how energy-efficient a home is and what

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Tile Tutorial

November 19, 2018 — Tile can add lasting beauty to a home in a way that almost no other design element can. But because tile is so lasting, homeowners need to understand its basics well enough to talk intelligently with designers and contractors (the best of the latter are certified tile

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Trend Report: Great Rooms

November 19, 2018 — For the past 25 years, if you walked into a brand-new home — whether single-family, condo, or townhouse — you'd most likely step into a great room. Living rooms, formal dining rooms, and TV dens were scrapped in favor of these multipurpose spaces. And voila!

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The Magic of Lights

November 19, 2018 — At this time of year, a beautifully illuminated yard is shorthand for "Come in and celebrate!" And Park City homeowners consider Dean Lyons' company, Brite Nites, to be the gold standard in holiday lighting. (See this issue's cover for a prime example.) Lyons says what

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Pasta Night

November 19, 2018 — Man cannot live by turkey alone. When you're ready to put aside the gravy boat, consider stirring up a pot of Bolognese sauce that will simmer all afternoon, filling the house with one of the world's most seductive aromas. Start the evening with a cocktail

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Just Your Size

November 19, 2018 — In real estate, perfection is in the eye of the beholder. Ranging from a charming Old Town roost as intimate as it is chic, to a mountaintop estate that hosts some of Park City's most elegant fundraisers, the properties in this issue couldn't be more

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Creating a Home that Says “Welcome”

November 19, 2018 — Why is it that some homes reach out and embrace you like a hug, while others seem about as welcoming as a research laboratory? For answers, we turned to a couple of people who specialize in creating feel-good spaces that are as warm as they

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Getting to Know: Bob Wheaton

November 19, 2018 — Long a highly regarded force in the Utah hospitality and ski industries, Bob Wheaton is currently transitioning from his role as President and Chief Operating Officer of Deer Valley Resort, which he joined in 1980, to that of an advisor for Alterra Mountain Company, which

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Owner’s Dilemma: Invest or Enjoy?

May 23, 2018 — For homeowners, one of the biggest challenges is creating a living space that best reflects who you are while at the same time promises a reasonable return on your investment. What makes the challenge difficult is that who you are — the proud owner, say,

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10 steps to one spectacular backyard party

May 23, 2018 — The little white square marked "party" swims before you on the calendar. Whether in June, July, or August, it's the date on which you've committed to throwing a backyard party. Now, after sitting on your hands since you first sent out the evites, it's time

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Backyard party gear guide

May 23, 2018 — Throw Shade The simple crank lift, rotating base, and tilt arm make this sizeable umbrella a cinch to operate. 13' cantilever Treasure Garden Umbrella valance umbrella in Henna; $1,799 Preferred Seating Good luck getting anyone to leave after they've ensconced themselves in the ultimate outdoor

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Weekend Warrior: Patio Update

May 23, 2018 — Park City summers are short and precious, which means you want to make the most of every shorts-and-T-shirt moment. Take a weekend to spruce up your outdoor living space — patio, porch, or deck — and spend the rest of the season in the happiest

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Housing Market Snapshot

May 23, 2018 — How are local real estate sales shaping up for 2018? We asked Todd Anderson, 2018 president of Park City Board of Realtors, for his thoughts on what's selling, what's lingering, and what's on the horizon. What's hotter than hot? While most areas are strong, neighborhoods

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Renovatin’ with the Oldies

May 23, 2018 — An advertisement in an 1885 edition of the Deseret News, used as insulation in an old miner's shack, advised readers to "Look Well After Your Horse's Feet." One from 1921 promised "the secret of corset satisfaction" for just $8.50. Contractor Ed Orschel, who's been renovating

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