A lifelong passion for a Little Rock home leads a couple to purchase and restore its aesthetic as well as beautifully dress it for the holiday season
Leslie Pender has had a longstanding love affair with the Little Rock home she shares with her husband, Jim. As a young girl living in Fort Smith, she and her twin sister would travel to the Heights area to visit their grandmother. “My grandmother would let us walk around the neighborhood when we got bored,” she says. “I loved pretty homes, and I was into red brick; I’ve always been. I would come up here and stare at this house. I never thought I would move here but I thought maybe one day, I will have a house like this one,” she says of the Federal colonial-style home….