A Professional’s Perspective: 5 Things You Need to Know Before Painting Your Home

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  Jason Bertoniere of Jason Bertoniere, Inc. has been in the painting business since 1998. Fine Paints of Europe recently named him one of their 13 Master Certified Painters in the country. For homeowners, this is an excellent, informative way to know that a master certified contractor is a well-established company with many, many years of experience. It also informs clients that...

9 Gifts to Give from Southern Marsh Collection

We understand that everyone wants to give a gift that is full of just as much character as the recipient. And that’s exactly what each timeless item from Southern Marsh Collection promises. With Southern culture at the heart of their products, you can be sure that each one is made of the highest-quality materials and packaged up to bring...

Boost Your Mantel Decorating Confidence with Denise McGaha’s Tips

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Interior designer Denise McGaha appeared in our latest holiday issue. And now you get a chance to read all her best tips on creating an edited and beautiful mantel in this exclusive Q&A. Keep reading for her insight, and be inspired to create a stunning display in your own home! SH: Many feel trepidation when attempting to decorate a mantel. How...

Pendant Lighting: Our Top 10 Picks

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The infinite options of gorgeous pendant lights can be overwhelming, but we’re here to narrow it down for you. We all have different lighting needs according to our style preferences and to the natural light already existing in each room. Some pendant fixtures are task lights that illuminate your workspace, while others are simply accent or decorative lights. We’ve put...

Learn the Art of Southern Comfort

Text by Margaret Zainey Roux For Richard Keith Langham, decorating is more than a profession—it’s a lifestyle. Over the past three decades, the Alabama-bred, New York-based interior designer has appointed some of the country’s finest homes that are now highlighted in his newly released book, About Decorating: The Remarkable Rooms of Richard Keith Langham. Written by style orbiter Sara Ruffin Costello, About Decorating offers...

Online Estate Sale Company: Everything But The House

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Seasoned vintage sellers Jacquie Denny and Brian Graves believe that there is a one-of-a-kind piece in every house. In 2008, the two combined their passion for antique items and began their company, Everything But The House (EBTH). EBTH is a full-service estate sale business and secondhand goods marketplace for authenticated items. They focus on driving awareness through web presence...

The Secret to Finding Your Perfect Sideboard

Charleston entertaining and etiquette expert Suzanne Pollak says it best: “We are wallflowers and proud of it.” Those words open a chapter in her book about gracious living, The Charleston Academy of Domestic Pursuits: A Handbook of Etiquette with Recipes. She’s talking about (or from the perspective of) sideboards, the iconic pieces of dining room furniture that preside over a formal...

Five Last-Minute Gifts for Everyone on Your List

1. Spartina 449 Siren Top Handle Crossbody with Beaded Tassel Bag Charm This premium leather handbag designed by Spartina 449 is for the style maven who is uncompromising on function and quality. It features a removable, adjustable crossbody strap with pockets and compartments to keep everything organized. spartina449.com 2. Juliska Emerson Pewter Stoneware Collection Let your culinary triumphs shine when you set your holiday...

Home meets Holiday with Floral Designer Sybil Sylvester

At one such house, floral designer Sybil Sylvester has been embellishing its low-key beauty with festive holiday greenery and flowers for a dozen years. The house was once owned by the wife’s uncle and then passed through other owners until the couple brought it back into the family and installed the antiques and artwork that suggest an uninterrupted residency....

Designer Q&A with Bunny Williams

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Known for creating high-style interiors instilled with her trademark down-to-earth sensibility, this Southern-born designer believes a successful room is not only about how it's decorated, but also how one lives in it. Find out more about designer Bunny Williams in our exclusive Q&A. Southern Home (SH): You’ve been based in New York and Connecticut for a long time now, but could you...

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