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Master Bedroom Inspiration from Phoebe Howard

A reader of this blog recently asked me for ideas to help her redecorate her master bedroom. I love it when readers ask me questions—such inquiries can be a source of ideas for blog posts, particularly the kind I like best: those that are helpful to readers. Prompted by the blog reader’s request, I was…… Continue reading Master Bedroom Inspiration from Phoebe Howard

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Designer Spotlight: Amie Corley

St. Louis based interior designer Amie Corley creates beautiful, eclectic rooms that are full of color, pattern, and a brilliant mix of antiques and contemporary decor. I follow Corley on Instagram and have been admiring her latest design projects. This recent kitchen design of hers, classic and elegant, is perfection in my book: The gorgeous, thick walnut island…… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Amie Corley

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Links for the Weekend 6•17•17

Happy Father’s Day weekend! 1. DESIGN: I am eagerly waiting the reveal of the 2017 Southern Living Idea House, which opens to the public this weekend in Bald Head Island, North Carolina. The interior designer of the Idea House, Lindsey Coral Harper Interiors, designs beautiful and preppy spaces such as the one pictured above and the header image as…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 6•17•17

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A Colorful and Fun Florida House Tour

I keep a file folder of house-tour magazine articles that I cut out and save. I was flipping through the contents of my folder recently and came across a tour of a Florida town house that was featured in Southern Living in January 2014.  I was struck by how colorful, cheerful, and summery the home was…… Continue reading A Colorful and Fun Florida House Tour

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The Duchess of Cambridge’s Interior Designer

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Prince William and Kate Middleton) have two residences. When in London, the Duke and Duchess reside at Kensington Palace in Apartment 1A, which was formerly the home of Princess Margaret. Their second home, which they received from the Queen, is a Georgian country estate called Anmer Hall that…… Continue reading The Duchess of Cambridge’s Interior Designer

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Gorgeous Southern Gardens

Today, I am sharing some incredible gardens that were designed by the Atlanta, Georgia landscape design firm Howard Design Studio. I recently came across their beautiful portfolio when I was researching for my post about gardens featuring espalier and thought you would enjoy seeing some of their breathtaking garden designs. Many of the gardens Howard Design Studio…… Continue reading Gorgeous Southern Gardens

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Designer Spotlight: Pencil & Paper Co.

One of my favorite design companies is Pencil & Paper Co. based in Nashville. The company is run by husband and wife team Genifer and Benjamin Sohr. The couple has a background in retail visual merchandising (Gen) and store design and architecture (Ben) and they are a stylish pair! Their interior creations are some of the…… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Pencil & Paper Co.