Wilma - March 2013 March 1, 2013 Site Staff Expert Appeal: CraftsmanFurniture maker and Arts and Crafts enthusiast Robert Hause fills his home with pieces of that design movement. Expert Appeal: ArchitectsLocal architect Michael Ross and his wife, Pam, a landscape architect, designed their home with both modern and nature-inspired elements. March Look BookLocal designers incorporate a coastal homey feel in their creations March Check OutNate Dixon has business in his blood and he’s not afraid to work hard for it. March Men’s RoomThe backyard can be a home’s most important room. Good for a LaughLive comedy options are growing in the Wilmington area. Deep BreathsThai massage combines passive stretching and move with touch techniques similar to shiatsu. Elevator Operator Still Heart of BuildingThe Murchison Building’s Lila Boyd is one of the few – if only – remaining elevator attendants left in the state. Design KitA mix between DIY and profession interior design services, the Room in a Box trend is becoming a popular option. Plates of TraditionIn a nod to Italian family traditions, Cousins Deli starts offering dinners where dishes and stories are shared around the table. Expert Appeal: Interior DesignerLocal interior designer Patti Baker downsized to a 1950s cottage, creating an eclectic home of her most treasured items. Expert Appeal: BuilderLocal builder Dave Spetrino and his wife, Kathy, a model home coordinator, built a new house that fits in with historic downtown. March SpotlightA Wilmington native returns to the state to perform with the Joffrey Ballet, Nordstrom picks up a local company’s accessories, the Cape Fear Literacy Council names a new board chairwoman, and Coups for Troops collects coupons for military families.