I’ve been to antiques shows before, but I’d never seen anything like the Scott Show. There I was, standing in a warehouse somewhere in north Atlanta, way too early in the morning, with my longtime friend and decorator, Roger Higgins. At the center of the huge cavernous warehouse was a large truck with a crowd
Southern Interior Design
Southern interior design is sought after throughout that world. There is no one look, but the attention to detail with the ability to always be welcoming is a tell-tale sign. Ws showcase expert advice and trends so that you can can simply arrange a few new pillows or replace a lighting piece or go for a full blow renovation!
On the cover of the May 2010 House Beautiful are some gorgeous pillows. The one that caught my eye also sold the magazine to me. It’s the cream one with felted circles below. I was shocked to check the resources and see that this 20″ pillow, with insert included, is from Crate and Barrel for
I use my silver quite a bit; the pattern is Chantilly and I have pieces that have been in my family for five generations. But it’s not an everyday event. With some recent purchases, though, we now are using silver – just a different set – each and every day. I was at my friend
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After talking with designer Amanda Burdge, I knew it would be fun to compare her design experience in Las Vegas to the design style of good ol’ Nashvegas. Plus, we got some tips on sprucing up your home for the Spring/Summer seasons. Amanda moved here just five years ago and has already created quite a
Ever since we moved into this house in 2005, I have wanted to paint every wall and change out every light fixture. Before we moved in, most walls were painted and the most egregious of the lighting was replaced. I have been on a quest ever since to change out a few more of the
I adore succulents. I’m becoming obsessed actually. While considered a bit like a cactus, with the little water they need, succulents don’t look out of place in a Southern home. We have a concrete pot in the North Carolina mountains filled with succulents. They’ve been there for decades and no one does anything to them.
With the the home tour over and done, I received some incredible feedback about the house. And I am happy to report that my efforts helped raise thousands of dollars for my neighborhood. Let’s all agree: most of our homes are a work in progress, sort of two steps forward, one step back. I took
I first read about these seashells in Real Simple a year and a half ago. They struck a cord with me. Now, I’m on the prowl for the perfect wedding present for my dear cousin, Samantha. She is the only other girl cousin I have on my Mom’s side, so we have always had a
I’ve been looking for a lamp. I’ve looked at all price points and I just couldn’t find what I was envisioning. I wanted something that would work with my combination of antiques, modern art, and comfy furniture. Nothing to distract from my warm colored walls. You’ll never guess where I found this gem: WORLD MARKET.