Winter 2016

  • Classic Clivias

    Reinvent your winter garden with these big, bright flower clusters.

    Dramatic clivias, with their big, bright flower clusters, are popular indoor plants in the Mid-Atlantic region. Originally discovered in the warm climate of…
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  • Tramp Art’s Humble Origins

    This woodworking style comes in all shapes in sizes, from boxes and frames to room dividers and tabletop decorations.

    Take some wooden cigar boxes and a penknife. Add creativity, carving skill, and the patience to plan and execute a project. Combine…
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  • An Orchid Extravaganza

    From the hands of Longwood Gardens display designer Jim Sutton.

    Unlike most of us, Jim Sutton knew at an early age what he wanted to do with the rest of his life.…
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  • Arctic Fjordscapes

    Greenland is the ultimate cure for Mid-Atlantic summers.

    With each summer I experience a greater aversion to the mid-Atlantic’s heat and humidity. My determination to flee has grown each year. …
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  • Artist Turned Decorator

    Lynn McKernan’s Rightside Design is a successful home-accent company named after the creative side of her brain.

    When Lynn McKernan began decorating her family’s cottage on the New Jersey shore, she ran into a problem: there was nothing she…
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  • Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival

    Feb. 21, 2016/Kennett Square Hundreds of chocolate treats—including cakes, brownies, candies, cookies and cupcakes—will be available to savor at this festival, benefiting…
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  • Orchid Extravaganza

    Jan. 23-March 27, 2016/Kennett Square Warm up this winter and discover nearly 5,000 vibrant orchids crafted into exquisite arrangements and forms. Don’t…
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  • To Kill A Mockingbird

    Jan. 27-Feb. 14/Media As part of Black History Month, the Media Theatre for the Performing Arts brings Harper Lee’s best-selling novel to…
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  • Yuletide at Winterthur

    Through Jan. 3/Wilmington Explore 19th-century holiday traditions during this not-to-be-missed festive experience. Beautiful trees are displayed throughout the tour, including the famous…
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  • Holidays at Hagley

    Through Jan. 3, 2016/Wilmington The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, features holiday decorations and its interpretation of the French…
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  • Lenses on Newlin Art Show

    Through Dec. 31/Glen Mills Newlin Grist Mill is a treasure trove of picturesque landscapes, architecture, trails, waterways, plants and animals. For this…
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  • Stag & Doe Nights

    Dec. 9, 16, 23/Chestnut Hill Chestnut Hill celebrates the holiday season Wednesday nights in December with extended hours. Come for the lights,…
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  • Santa’s Express

    Through Dec. 20/West Chester Take a scenic 90-minute holiday train ride through the Chester Creek Valley aboard Santa’s Express on the West Chester…
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  • Caroling Hayrides at Linvilla

    Saturday evenings in December/Media Celebrate the ancient tradition of Wassailing and sing Christmas carols around a campfire while roasting marshmallows and sipping…
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  • 7 Stylish Storage Solutions

    Clear out the clutter and display your treasures.

    A cluttered space doesn’t always indicate a character flaw. Sometimes the mess happens because there’s no place to put things. Whether your…
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