A Brookhaven Beauty by Maggie Griffin Design

Images courtesy of Maggie Griffin Design A California-cool color palette with a Southern spin was the design goal for this home in Brookhaven—a bustling suburb of Atlanta. To bring this dream to life, the homeowners hired designer Maggie Griffin of Maggie Griffin Design who then selected natural fibers, neutral textures, sage green, and plenty of white to create a sophisticated...

Beauty in a Bottle

Text: Jennifer Boles Images Courtesy of Adams Antiques & The Potager Of all the decorative arts, perhaps none has had as much difficulty surviving the centuries as objects made of glass. Whether an ancient Greek bowl or Georgian-era stemware, antique glass is a rare commodity today because of its delicate nature and its susceptibility to breakage, especially when handled by clumsy...

A Warm Welcome by Monica Melancon

Text: Margaret Zainey Roux Stylist: Margaret Zainey Roux Photos: Sara Essex Bradley When buying, building, or renovating, people often say they want a house that suits their family’s lifestyle or entertaining style. Suzanne Fournier and Chris Van Dervort are not among those people. “We have an active toddler, so there really is no practical design for the way we live right now,...

Designer Q&A: Susan Ferrier

Southern Home (SH): Please share your aha moment, when you realized you’d become a designer. Susan Ferrier (SF): It was more of an exasperated sigh. I’d done a lot of things, from running a temp agency to managing an infertility clinic in a doctor’s office, but I’d never make it quite a year. I kept coming back to wanting to...

Mother’s Day 2021 Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is right around the corner, and if you want to impress the mom in your life, we've rounded up a curated selection of gifts that are sure to bring a smile to her face. WH Hostess Notepads Jot down a quick note or shopping list on these stylish notepads from WH Hostess. Napkins or hand towels from Bobbins Design Bobbins Design...

May/June 2021 Issue Preview

With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, we find ourselves dreaming of hosting pool parties, barbecues, and family get-togethers. While these gatherings may need to be more intimate and simplified this year, we can still find ways to let in the fresh air and find joy in the season. Celebrating the everyday and making small...

Must-Have Patio Accessories for Spring from Castelle Furniture

Outside is THE place to spend your time in 2021. Whether you’re sitting around a fire pit under the stars, eating lunch with your family, working, or lounging by the pool, it’s time to start thinking about your patio as another room in your home. Creating a livable space that can be enjoyed all year long is easier than...

De Gournay: Hand-Painted Interiors Brings Drama and Romance to Your Coffee Table

Images courtesy of Rizzoli Books For the first time in print, Claud Cecil Gurney offers insight into the origins of de Gournay, the famous family-owned wallpaper company. Founded in 1984, the company is renowned worldwide for its hand-painted wallpapers that are interpretations of 18th- and 19th-century chinoiserie papers that often feature garden scenes in vibrant hues. Their bold color palettes...

Lisa Flake Creates a Clean & Serene Family Home

Text: Lauren Gentry Walker Photos: John O'Hagan A comfortable space for family to gather, functional and beautiful rooms, and the incorporation of favorite antiques were the three main requirements that Julie and Jeremy Dennis had for their home’s renovation. For their Mountain Brook, Alabama, house, the Dennises called on their friend and designer Lisa Flake of Caldwell Flake Interiors. “I have been...

On Trend: Rattan/Seagrass Poufs and Ottomans

Warm weather is right around the corner, and our decorating thoughts are turning to easy, breezy rattan and seagrass poufs! Used as seating, tables, ottomans, and more, this fun and versatile piece is showing up everywhere on our Instagram feeds. We've rounded up a few of our favorites at multiple price points. 1. Seagrass Hourglass Pouf from Scout & Nimble; ...

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