Locals + Culture

As flowers bloom and trees stretch out their branches flaunting their new leaves, we finally get to crack open the windows and soak up the long awaited spring breeze. The sycamores enveloping the Maryland are once again reaching for their balcony dwellers and the fresh air flowing through the myriad of windows, breathes new life into the space - animating the curtains with its warm draft. With spring also comes the cleaning, light a few incense sticks and shake out the rugs, your home will thank you kindly. There’s a sense of freshness and newness in the air - a feeling that good things are blooming on the horizon.

Time will tell what is to blossom, or dare we say it’s in the cards.

Spring feels like an opening to new possibilities within our community, within ourselves and within our homes. A fresh coat of paint on the walls can make the space feel refreshed. A fun new piece of furniture can change up the flow. A remodel can bring new life, like the openness the alcove bar brought to this Maryland gem. The care this unit has received is prevalent, notable in the peacefulness it gives back.

Like the seasons, we’re constantly experiencing transitions, fluctuating relationships, changing needs, switching of spaces. A home that once satisfied all your needs becomes that for someone else. They can really hold us for a moment or a lifetime, season in and season out.

Whatever transitions come on the back of spring, we hope they blossom beautifully.


Similar Posts

We like to share new stories, and it seems you like to read 'em. Here are some more we think you'll like:
Return to all Stories
Lauren Kerr | Kerri Fukui
Locals + Culture
UMOCA: Haimaz, Heimr, Hjem, Heem, Hām, Home
5/31/2023 | Kelly Carper
UMOCA’s current exhibition, Haimaz, Heimr, Hjem, Heem, Hām, Home, is one that speaks directly to our hearts, and allows us to consciously explore the notion of home on an emotional and physical level. For this wide-ranging exhibition, the Museum offers a multi-faceted...
Read More
Kerri Fukui
Locals + Culture
Beautiful Space | Simple Life
5/25/2023 | Cody Derrick
What it means to live a simple life is not one size fits all, but there are a few underlying truths in my experience. When we know what lights us up, we can prioritize that in our house.
Read More
Lauren Kerr
Locals + Culture
The Art of Home | Historic Ogden
5/23/2023 | Kelly Carper
Dax and Zak’s historic home on Madison Avenue is an authentic expression of their personal style, which feels like a curated mix of Italian Renaissance decadence and Victorian Gothic vibes. The home itself, which was built in 1911 and has no shortage of original charm and craftsmanship, was also...
Read More


Success! We'll get you on the list in short order! You can expect all future Friday mornings to be something of a dream...
a fresh dose of city culture, new listings, and top-shelf design will land squarely on your virtual doorstep.

We need to talk.

It'll be fun. You've got questions, and we can't wait to answer them. Don't hold back--getting down to brass tacks is kind of our thing...

Done. That was probably an excellent question, and we're ready to help. Hang tight...someone at cityhomeCOLLECTIVE will get back to you in a flash.