House & Home

Brooklyn transplants’ Olathe home is an architectural marvel of concrete and steel

But to John and Cynthia Gillis, it’s a geometric poem that tells the tale of a partnership that spans beyond four decades and into the tall grasses of a Kansas meadow. When construction began in April of 2013, neighbors thought the landowners were building a church.

House & Home

City landmarks inspire Tammy Smith’s line of home items

A year ago former Hallmark designer Tammy Smith came up with the idea to create a print series inspired by cities and their best known landmarks, beginning of course, with Kansas City. Now her Tammy Smith Design line of prints, tea towels, pillows, cutting boards, totes and note cards has taken off, and she’s added portraits, featuring “Famous Bohemians” and “Famous Babes.”


Securing a rimless kitchen sink

The sink does not fit tight against the underside of the granite, and it has to be caulked or it will leak. The contractor installed upright boards under the sink to hold it in place, but all that takes cabinet space and gets in the way.

Kansas City Deals

Today's Circulars