Jacqueline Marque

Jacqueline is a commercial and editorial photographer based in her beloved hometown of New Orleans. She spent 16 years working as a newspaper photojournalist in Newport, RI, before returning home. When she isn't taking photos of her spirited 9-year-old, she's busy beading her costume for next Mardi Gras.
B&A: This Louisiana House Was Modernized But Kept All Its Historic Charm
Lauren and Dustin say this house, built in 1902, hadn't been updated since the '70s and '80s. The couple spent just over a year on interior renovations, modernizing the outdated space but preserving and honoring much of the historic home's charming architectural features.
Apr 22, 2022
An Artist's Renovated New Orleans House Is a Light-Filled Family Home
When artist Josie Azuma and her husband bought this house in 2015, it was in rough shape and too small. They renovated it to be a larger, light-filled, and functional home for their family.
Nov 22, 2021
A 570-Square-Foot New Orleans Shotgun Spookily Captures the Halloween Spirit
Photographer and technical writer Kimberly Nesmith describes her home's style as "mystical bohemian meets goth meets tropical meets vintage." And during Halloween season it definitely has "Practical Magic" vibes!
Oct 31, 2021
A 100-Year-Old Spanish Revival NOLA Home Has the Dreamiest Tropical Backyard
Before Diogo moved in, the 100-year-old Spanish Revival home looked like a frat house. There were couches everywhere, different colors on the walls in every room, and the yard was a wreck.
Jul 3, 2021
This Home Has a Round Living Room, Quatrefoil Ceilings, and More
New Orleans homes always have the dreamiest architectural details, and interior decorator Blair Price's rental apartment in a Victorian mansion serves up plenty of enviable design elements.
May 3, 2021
This New Orleans Rental Has High Ceilings and Tons of Art
Athlete and social media strategist Whitney Mitchell and her roommate share this two-bedroom apartment in New Orleans' Lower Garden District. It has tall ceilings, exposed brick, and lots of colorful art.
Feb 17, 2021
A 550-Square-Foot Rental Refresh Features Contact Paper, Floor Cushions, & More
Amarachi Ukachu's tropical bohemian New Orleans rental cottage has copper contact paper on the cabinets, a peel-and-stick tile backsplash, and an ingenious lounge sectional made from affordable floor pillows.
Jan 4, 2021
A New Orleans Shotgun Has a Backyard Inspired by Mexico and Marfa
KV Harper, the principal and founder of Kex Design + Build, lives in a renovated 7th Ward double shotgun camelback that's filled with interesting historical objects, but doesn’t feel like a museum thanks to good design and a mix of modern features.
Dec 1, 2020
Plaster & Brick Walls Are Just One Stunning Detail in a New Orleans Cottage
Filled with crumbling brick walls, an eclectic array of furnishings, and lots of character, the creative couple's home is not only one-of-a-kind, but steeped in history, too.
Nov 20, 2020
A New Orleans Shotgun Home Is Lovely and the Deck Is a Little Jungle Paradise
Luke Layfield and his dog Chewy Bear live in a shotgun house in the Bayou St. John neighborhood of New Orleans. Luke's style is best described as... "not minimalist."
Oct 9, 2020
Exposed Wood Walls Give a Once-Basic 1950s Ranch House Fresh Farmhouse Vibes
This 1950s Ranch-style house in Lafayette, Louisiana now feels like a cozy French farmhouse thanks to exposed wood walls, moody colors, and lots of antiques.
Mar 3, 2020
“The Yellow House” Author Sarah M. Broom Returns to Her Roots in New Orleans
At only 630 square feet, this cute New Orleans home is like "a kind of jewel box of the imagination.”
Oct 9, 2019
A Major Renovation Revealed the Architectural Beauty of This Now-Stunning New Orleans Home
When Cali toured this 103 years old house for the first time it, everything about it screamed of the 1970s, down to the vinyl wood paneling dirty shag carpeting to find original wide-plank wood floors, but she knew it was an architectural gem just waiting to be uncovered.
Sep 3, 2019
This Remodeled RV Is a Cute Bohemian Bungalow on Wheels
Name: Elyse DeLisle and Amanda Goelz and their cats Pig and Poe Location: On the road; Currently in Palm Springs, California Size: 240 square feet/ 34-feet long Years lived in: Owned — We began renovating the trailer in Spring 2018 and started living in it in July 2018. There were two things Elyse and Amanda wanted to do together: renovate a home and travel. They were living in Melbourne, Florida, when they decided to buy a fixer-upper.
Jan 8, 2019
A Sun-Drenched New Orleans Home Has a Boho Modern Style
Name: Swathi Narra and Jay Miller Location: Marigny — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 2,200 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, renting Swathi is a worldly woman of fashion while Jay is a man of science. Combine these seemingly disparate influences inside a sun-drenched New Orleans “dream rental,” and you get a perfectly balanced environment that’s sophisticated, personal, and inviting.
Oct 8, 2018
An “Urban Bohemian” New Orleans Loft Is Bursting With Books and Art
The building has a modern, minimal style with concrete floors, white walls, sleek cabinetry, and sliding glass bedroom doors.
Jul 17, 2018
“A Child of New Orleans” Honors Her Southern Family with a Bohemian Creole Cottage
See inside a glamorous house with rich velvety jewel-toned furnishings, ostrich feathers, gilded lamps, and candelabras dripping with crystals.
Jun 18, 2018
A Mixed Media Artist’s Colorful, “Thrown Together” New Orleans Home
Name: Ellen Macomber, Kevin Fannon, and their son Donald Location: Central City — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 2,400 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, owned Ellen Macomber had given up on the idea of becoming a homeowner in New Orleans. The mixed-media artist, born in New Orleans and raised in a small Cajun town in South Louisiana, was discouraged by a housing market that had skyrocketed after Hurricane Katrina. “I figured we’d just rent forever,” she said.
Apr 25, 2018
A “Bohemian Bayou” Hideaway in New Orleans
Name: Anne Yvonne Stoltze and her Ragdoll cats Teddy (who sadly passed away this summer) and Nigel Location: Treme — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 650 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years, renting Anne’s romance with New Orleans began three years ago during a visit for Jazz Fest, a familiar story here in the Crescent City. The unique architecture, lush landscape, and celebratory way-of-life felt just right for this Iowa-born bon vivant.
Nov 13, 2017
An Innkeeper’s Impossibly Dreamy Attic Apartment in New Orleans
Name: Melinda McSpadden Location: Garden District — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 1,300 square feet Years lived in: 11 months; the apartment is one of the perks of being a live-in innkeeper The setting for Melinda McSpadden’s life is dripping with Southern charm — lush greenery and a canopy of century-old oaks surround a Queen Anne-style mansion built in 1890 in the heart of New Orleans’ picturesque Garden District.
Nov 8, 2017
Joy’s Beautiful New Orleans Bakehouse
Name: Joy Wilson, aka Joy the Baker Location: Bywater — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 1,700 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years, owned “New Orleans, you beast. You wild, unpredictable, crazy fun, wholly overwhelming place. New Orleans isn’t just a city… it’s a spirit and culture. It’s a lady and a trouble-maker. It’s palpable and irresistible, and will not be ignored. New Orleans, you excite me. New Orleans, I’m hungry. New Orleans, I love you.
Nov 6, 2017
A New Orleans House in Disrepair Becomes a Shining Gem Once Again
Name: Wesley & Levi Janssen; their kids James (6), Anders (5), and Julia (1); and the family dog Logan. Location: Mid City — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 1,690 square feet upstairs; 1,200 in raised basement apartment Years lived in: 4 years, owned It was the second-to-last last day of Wesley Janssen’s maternity leave when a “for sale” sign in front of a stately raised-basement Art and Crafts style home caught her eye five years ago.
Nov 2, 2017
A Celebrated New Orleans Chef’s Charming Creole Cottage
Entertaining is in this couple's DNA, and it's what inspired their home's renovation a year ago.
Jun 14, 2017
A Collector’s Maximalist New Orleans Home
Name: Carla Williams Location: “New Marigny,” Seventh Ward — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 2,500 square feet Years lived in: 3 years, owned Carla may have been born and raised in Los Angeles, but New Orleans blood courses through her veins. “I grew up with all these New Orleans ladies,” Carla says while pointing to her grandmother Thelma and four great aunts in a black and white photograph.
Jun 12, 2017
Before and After: An 1860s New Orleans Double Parlor Is Brought Back to Life
When Tim purchased his house in 2010, it had been abandoned since 2004, a year before Hurricane Katrina. The windows were left open and the walls were covered with mold. The property was what Tim describes as “marginally livable,” and didn’t even meet the requirements for financing. He would have to pay out of pocket to get a hot water heater installed, the electricity turned on, and have the mold re-mediated in order to secure a mortgage.
Jan 17, 2017
Before and After: An 1860s Home in New Orleans Gets a Major Kitchen Upgrade
When Tim Sheehan bought an 1860s Greek Revival home that had been abandoned for six years, the kitchen was crammed into a small room at the end of a hallway. The house was used as a rectory for 80 years, so a full kitchen wasn’t necessary when the home was first constructed. So Tim gutted the back hallway, knocked down a wall that once enclosed the tiny, impractical kitchen and removed sheet rock and a drop ceiling to reveal wood walls painted white.
Jan 10, 2017
Megan and Sam’s Mix of Antiques and Art With a New Orleans Speakeasy Past
Name: Megan Workman & Sam Peake, Delia the dog, and Eliot the cat Location: Central City; New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 1,439 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Owned Real estate agent Megan Workman was searching for a house for a client two years ago, when something unexpected happened. When she entered the side door of a small Central City Victorian and stepped into a bright, beautiful hallway, she thought, “I must make this hallway mine.
Nov 12, 2016
This New Orleans Backyard Has an Airstream, a Music Stage & Clawfoot Tubs
Tim Sheehan knew he was in for many years of hard work when he bought an abandoned New Orleans property six years ago. The grounds included a two-story 5,500 square-foot Greek Revival home and a ramshackle guest house, both in need of major renovations. The outdoor space started taking shape to become what it is today, a communal quad where Tim gathers regularly with friends, when he started using the yard as a staging ground for his many projects in 2012.
Nov 4, 2016
“Decay on Display” in a Grand Historic New Orleans Home
Name: Timothy Sheehan Location: Treme-Lafitte — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 2,300 square feet (second floor living space) Years lived in: Owned 6.5 years When Tim Sheehan first entered his home in 2010, a hand-scrawled sign that read “KEEP OUT” was taped to the front door. The house, used as a rectory for the church next door, had been abandoned since the congregation held its last service in August 2004, a year before Hurricane Katrina.
Nov 1, 2016
A Pro Organizer’s Tricks for Hiding Storage in Plain Sight
Who would imagine that a professional organizer would buy a home that has very little built-in storage? What would be a deal breaker for many buyers became a welcome challenge for the de-cluttering guru and talented DIYer Tami Hills. The owner of Nola Clutter Busters, whose home we recently featured as a house tour, shares some of her simple storage solutions with us. As an organizer, I’m NOT a fan of using plastic storage containers if they are visible.
Oct 25, 2016
Get Art Confident: A Gallery Owner Shares Her No-Fail Display Ideas
Kristen Coates, owner of an art gallery and home decor store, makes decorating seem effortless. She can arrange an entire wall of artwork, whip together a gorgeous bouquet, and create a picture-perfect window display with a sense of vision and ease that is second nature. We recently featured the apartment she shares with her boyfriend Michael.
Oct 12, 2016
A Pro Organizer’s New Orleans Home (Named Barbarella!)
Name: Tami Hills Location: Central City — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 1,266 square feet Years lived in: Owned 6 years Tami Hills never imagined she would buy a move-in ready home. The professional organizer and DIYer dreamed of buying an old New Orleans house she could fully renovate. But after looking at nearly a hundred properties in a fiercely competitive market, she was exhausted. “I would fall in love and be outbid. It happened over and over again,” she explained.
Oct 11, 2016
A 163-Year-Old Victorian House on the Coast
Name: Kristen Coates and Michael Paddon Location: Historic Downtown — Newport, Rhode Island Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: Rented 3 years Kristen Coates wears many creative hats: gallery and store owner, artist and curator. When she is at work, her mind is focused on bringing art and beauty into the homes of her customers and clients. When she returns home to the apartment she shares with her boyfriend Michael, she isn’t interested in spending time decorating.
Sep 25, 2016
Top Tips for Traveling in Style (& Without Stress!) from the Traveler Broads
Photographer and fashionista Kerry Maloney is one half of the glamorous, snarky duo behind Traveler Broads, a blog about longtime friends making fun of each other on as many continents as possible. We toured her French Quarter apartment last year.
Apr 6, 2016
An Adorable 1830s Creole Cottage in New Orleans
Name: Kelly Ransom and her dog Omelet Location: Faubourg Marigny; New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 1,400 square feet Years lived in: 2.5 years; Owned Kelly’s 1830s cottage, located on a quiet residential street in the Marigny, has the kind of charm for which New Orleans homes are known. Light blue shutters open to reveal four sets of French doors and classic wrought ironwork.
Apr 4, 2016
Margaret & Gabe’s “Classic with an Eclectic Twist” New Orleans Home
Name: Margaret Sche and Gabe Belgara Location: Uptown — New Orleans, Louisiana Size: 1,300 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; Rented Theirs is a Texas love story. Margaret can thank her mom for insisting she join her for some live country music and two-steppin’ on that fated Friday night when she met Gabe at Blanco’s. The beloved Houston dance hall—now closed—was one of Gabe’s favorite honky-tonks, and sparks flew when the two met.
Mar 31, 2016