In 2020

 /ORGANIZE SPACE  At the core of space organization systems are highly practical features that can be assembled into a variety of configurations to provide the best possible results for various needs and lifestyles. To get new organizing ideas for the new year, consider scheduling a complimentary design consultation with Tailored Living featuring PremierGarage of Columbia. They assist with reconfiguring or building closets, home office,…

2019 Lake Murray Holiday Gift Guide

Hankering for a different way to wrap holiday gifts this year? Consider yarn as a handy wrapping aid. Yarn is known as a great way to secure gifts, but more importantly, it can become a gorgeous, homespun accent against unassuming paper. First, wrap presents in brown parcel, white butcher paper or a solid color paper. Then wrap yarn around the present multiple times…

For Auld Lang Syne & New Beginnings

As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. And time sure has flown by this year, as we can’t believe we’ve put together the final issue of Lake Murray Lifestyle in 2019. There’s a unique perspective that working in publishing brings. While we certainly don’t want to wish our lives away, we’re always looking … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Patches of History Through Quilts Newly On Display A new exhibition at USC’s McKissick Museum, Piece by Piece: Quilts from the Permanent Collection, illustrates the evolution of quilt-making traditions over the past 150 years, representing artistic heritages from Europe, Africa and the American South. From the early use of chintz fabrics to the widespread popularity of solid … Continued

Lake Murray Lifestyle Supports Chamber Fall Golf Fundraiser

Lake Murray Lifestyle proudly sponsored a hole at the sold-out Greater Lexington Chamber Fall Golf Classic at Golden Hills Golf & Country Club, with proceeds from the contests held at the hole benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation/Palmetto Chapter. 

The Brent Downing Group Hosts Victorious USC Event for Clients

Every year, Brent Downing invites real estate clients to an appreciation event, complete with tailgate and USC football game. This fall, 200-plus enjoyed a catered barbecue buffet followed by a USC victory over Kentucky! As a top-producing real estate team in the Midlands for the past six years, The Downing Group can be reached at 803.381.8950.

Soccer Sensation

Despite Carli Lloyd's unprecedented success in Olympic and Women's World Cup soccer, she's still the down-to-earth person she was while playing college soccer 15 years ago. The New Jersey native played at Rutgers University, graduating in 2005 with a degree in exercise science and sport studies. Now 37, Carli describes herself as hard-working, relentless and highly competitive—but only when competing against herself.

Custom Wooden Pens

Eight years ago, Lake Murray area resident Janice Woods bought a custom-made pen for her husband, Nathan, as his birthday present. It's been one of those gifts that keeps giving!

Love Locks

 "Always on my mind. Forever in my heart."  A worldwide trend stemming from Paris continues at the Lake Murray Dam. Called "love locks," they're padlocks placed in public places to symbolize unbreakable love. Some people engrave names, initials or dates on the padlocks and throw away the key to symbolize unbreakable love. The lake's local chain-link fence bears testament to many stories of enduring love.    However,…

Cozy Up Your Home

Take a cue from the Scandinavian concept of hygge and welcome the transition of summer to autumn with a relaxing refresh Pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and a hot cup of cocoa. Fall is all about getting warm and comfy as a chill hits the air—preparing yourself for winter, and cherishing those final moments of summer.  … Continued