The idea started as a nice thing to do for a next-door neighbor's daughter. It's grown since then, and Debbie Lombard-Bloom and her husband, Gerry Bloom, have hosted the party for a half-dozen years now, for 60 or so kids — of all ages. This year's theme: Through the Looking Glass.
Marilynn Nelson, owner of Gatherings home furnishings in Boise, was delighted to have Fifi O'Neill, a nationally known magazine editor and style expert, come to her home, which is the old Star school built in 1905. O'Neill styled and photographed Nelson's home for upcoming issues of her magazines.
Fifi O'Neill, a nationally known magazine editor and style expert, spent a whirlwind week recently styling and photographing Gem State homes from Middleton to Pocatello to feature in upcoming issues of her Modern Country, Romantic Country and Prairie Style magazines. Her advice: Not too much, variety and, of course, flowers.
You don't need a farmhouse to create a modern country look. Fifi O'Neill, a nationally known magazine editor and style expert, was delighted by Melisa James' second story apartment near Downtown Boise. O'Neill styled and photographed James' apartment for upcoming issues of her magazines.
Kodi Crofts, herself an organizer and stylist (By Kodi Crofts), welcomed Fifi O'Neill, a nationally known magazine editor and style expert, to her Middleton home for a photo shoot for one of O'Neill's magazines.
Christine Thomas, a musician and artist, keeps a garden on the Boise Bench. It's a life-filled celebration of color and creativity. She's one of the participants in the 2017 Idaho Botanical Garden's Private Garden Tour.
Idaho native Frank Eld spent most of his career restoring Roseberry, a historic Idaho townsite in Valley County. Luckily for Boise lovers of history and old houses, Eld and his wife Kathy Eld stepped in to save an 1893 Boise house slated for demolition in the Central Addition neighborhood north of Julia Davis Park. The Elds moved the house to a new site in East Boise and have spent the last couple of years restoring it to its original state.