We’re ringing in August with a fresh collection of FINDS from all over the South. Whether you’re looking to add some accessories to the rotation or some flare to your living room, this list is filled with treasures we love.


Assorted colorful prints

Louisville designer Karina Daniel Parris has filled her Etsy shop to the brim with some of the coolest prints we’ve seen in a while. They celebrate the beautiful differences among women. This one — “Cappuccino with Friends” — is one of many gorgeous $25 prints available online from LovelyEarthlings.

Cappucino with Friends LovelyEarthlings — Southern FINDS August

“Cappucino with Friends” print, $25, at LovelyEarthlings | Image: Etsy

Funky planter

Hanging planters are all the rage, and we love this unique and elegant option. Its crisp design is a sophisticated vessel to bring the outdoors inside. Find it at Botanica in Birmingham for $22.

Varro Plant Hanger from Botanica

Varro plant hanger, $22, at Botanica | Image: Botanica

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Dough bowl

These old-fashioned dough bowls are handsome, functional vessels for the dining room table or kitchen countertop. Use it as a catch-all or to display all of your summer produce. We love the rustic elegance of the imperfect wood and metal handles. Find yours for $49 at Mercantile By Miller.

Mercantile By Miller

Dough bowl, $49, at Mercantile By Miller | Image: Mercantile By Miller

Vinyl kitchen mat

Add the classic style of a vintage Persian rug to your kitchen, but without the price tag and stain headaches! This fine vinyl mat protects your floor and is easy to wipe clean … plus, it’s just the right size to place by your sink or at any door. Pick out yours in blue, gray or red for $49 on SB Shop.

Muted Persian vinyl kitchen mat, $49, at SB Shop

Oil reed diffuser

Diffusing a delicious scent is an affordable way to freshen up the home this month. This oil reed diffuser releases blood orange and bergamot scents that will envelop your home in a warm, citrusy fragrance. Find this diffuser at Illuminated Candle Bar for $28.

Oil reed diffuser at Illuminated Candle Bar

Oil reed diffuser, $28, at Illuminated Candle Bar | Image: Illuminated Candle Bar


Pebble earrings

Bring a piece of art to your jewelry collection with the Pebble earrings from Ceri Hoover. These stylish navy matte pieces, crafted of porcelain, are hand-cut and designed by artist Jenny Rush. Get your pair for $75 at Ceri Hoover.

Pebble earrings, $75, at Ceri Hoover | Image: Ceri Hoover

Cactus pajamas

Getting a solid night of rest is so much easier when you’ve got breathable, comfortable PJs. This 100% cotton desert cactus-print pajama set with matching shirt and shorts is not only fashionable, but it’s also fun to lounge in! You can find it in cream or blue at Nashville-based Indy Boutique for $58.

Cactus pajamas from Indy Boutique

Desert cactus pajama set, $58, at Indy Boutique | Image: Indy Boutique

Cowhide pouch

Each metallic cowhide pouch from North Carolina-based Piper is one-of-a-kind and handmade from a natural leather hide. This pouch is a perfect 6-inch-by-8-inch size to fit makeup essentials, a phone, keys and a mask. Plus, the mini wallet is perfect for neatly organizing your cards. Find the pouch for $50 and the card holder for $30 at Piper.

Cowhide leather pouch and cardholder — Southern FINDS August

Cowhide pouch, $50, and matching card holder, $30, from Piper | Image: Piper

On running shoes

On has finally married comfort and style in their crowd-favorite athletic shoes. Whether you’re walking in your neighborhood or down the ice cream aisle, you’ll never want to take these cloud-like shoes off. Find these in different colors for $150 at Oak Hall.

On Running shoes at Oak Hall

On running shoes, $150, at Oak Hall | Image: Oak Hall

Saint Christopher necklace

Nashville jewelry maker Carden Avenue crafts timeless, staple pieces that you can enjoy for years to come. One of our favorites is this 14k gold-filled medallion that is strung on an 18-inch gold-filled chain. Get your Saint Christopher necklace from SB Shop for $88.

Carden Avenue necklace

Saint Christopher necklace, $88, at SB Shop

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Hey Girl

It’s time to maximize that end-of-season, backyard cocktail time. Concocted in Nashville, WithCo mixers (and specifically, Hey Girl) are perfect for mixing with the spirit of your choice. This flavor features lime juice, cucumber, mint, water and pure cane sugar. You’ll find yourself saying, “Okay, just one more!” Find Hey Girl online for $20.

WithCo cocktail — Southern FINDS August

Hey Girl, $20, at WithCo | Image: WithCo

At-home pedicure kit

Whether you’re traveling to the beach or to the living room, we’ve found a fabulous at-home pedicure kit for that fresh-from-the-salon feel. The kit includes a file, buffer, cuticle pusher, pumice, bath bomb, two sugar scrub cubes, a conditioning mask, massage lotion and cuticle oil. Need we say more? Find this “Good for the Sole” kit for $20 at Nail Bar & Co.

Good for the Sole Pedicure Kit — Memphis FINDS August

At-home pedicure kit, $20, at Nail Bar & Co | Image: Nail Bar & Co

Hand-poured candles

Few things go better with a cocktail and pedi than the comforting scent of a fresh candle. Pick from three aptly themed hand-poured candles for $12 each at Clarity in Nashville.

Clarity Candles — Southern FINDS August

Decide-your-vibe Candles, $12 each, at Clarity | Image: Clarity


Also Organics Skin Balm

Trying to find a good product to counter red skin from too much time in the sun, or bug bites, or burns can be tricky. Nothing ever seems to be just right. Enter in the CBD skin balm from Also Organics with natural and powerful therapeutic agents like organic beeswax, CBD oil and eucalyptus oil. You’ll notice the soothing ingredients doing their work quickly, with two versions: the 1000 mg CBD and the 500 mg CBD. This balm also protects dry and sensitive skin. With no toxins, you are safe to use on lips, face, hands, feet … your whole body! Recommended skin ailments to soothe with this balm include: Eczema, Psoriasis, bug bites, sun damage, scars, stretching skin, or burns. Prices start at $69.99. Shop online, here.

Also Organics Skin Balm

Shop the 500 MG CBD Skin Balm or the 1000 MG. Feel how soothing natural skincare with CBD can be. Shop online here.


New stationery

We are so thrilled to catch sister-owned Carolina company Surcie right as they debut a brand new line of custom stationery. Mix and match from an impressive selection of patterns, fonts, colors and printing options. A set starts at $50. Order from Surcie.

Surcie custom stationery — Southern FINDS August

Custom stationery, starting at $50, at Surcie | Image: Surcie

Utensil wrap

Gone are the days of flimsy single-use flatware. This pretty utensil wrap neatly fits a set of bamboo cutlery, a stainless steel straw and brush, and a cloth napkin. This is an easy way to make a mindful switch and reduce your personal footprint. Grab yours for $32 from Memphis favorite Falling Into Place.

On Running shoes at Oak Hall

Zero waster utensil wrap, $32, at Falling Into Place | Image: Falling Into Place

Fresh skincare line

Three steps, one amazing finish. This skincare trio purifies, hydrates, tones and firms normal to dry skin. The set includes a purifying creme cleanser, a skin toning agent and a hydrating lotion. It is great for the gal on the go, or if you need to grab a gift for a beauty guru. Find this set for $81 at Pavo Salon Spa.

Hydrating Set at Pavo Salon Spa — Memphis FINDS August

Hydrating skin set, $81, at Pavo Salon Spa | Image: Aveda

Here’s to a fun-filled August!


Find more local shops to scour for late summer pieces online in the SB Guide or on your phone in the SB App!