Relaxed Revival by Yancey Seibert Shearouse

Text: Emily Jackson Images: Hector Sanchez Exterior Image: Natalie Thompson For Yancey Seibert Shearouse, preservation has been a lifelong passion. As a native of Natchez, Mississippi, home to the nation’s most distinguished pre-Civil War residences, accessibility to such historically significant structures instilled a reverence for classic architecture. “I didn’t have a normal upbringing,” says Shearouse. “In the third grade, I was talking about...

Yuletide Splendor by Mark Simmons

Text by Emily Jackson Photography by Stephanie Welbourne-Steele Holidays at the home of interior designer Mark Simmons and his wife Sissy are always an elegant experience. While each season ushers in a myriad of occasions to celebrate, the revelry comes to a crescendo at Christmastime with dazzling parties and treasured family traditions. The Simmons’ Nashville home, filled with the sound of familiar...

Past Perfected by Mallory Smith

Text by Tiffany Adams Photography by John O'Hagan Growing up in her mother’s Leeds, Alabama, antiques shop, Maison de France, was an inspiring experience for Mallory Smith. “My whole life I knew I wanted to be an interior designer. I think it’s in my blood,” she says. Days spent in the shop not only influenced her career path, but also her style,...

Merry & Bright by Kevin Walsh

Text: Tiffany Adams Photos: Rett Peek After living in it for close to two decades, a central Arkansas couple still loved their home’s charm, neighborhood, and floor plan. However, they were ready for a few style updates. “It was just a different look 20 years ago,” says designer Kevin Walsh of Little Rock’s Bear Hill Interiors, who worked to refresh the house...

Functional and Fashionable Folding Screens

Text: Jennifer Boles Few furniture types are as chameleon-like as the folding floor screen. Hinged, upright panels that are typically made of wood, paper, or fabric, folding screens are believed to have originated in ancient China, where their heavy, carved, wooden frames rendered them stationary room decorations. The furniture form was later introduced to Japan, where craftsmen refined the design of...

A Mediterranean Marvel by Tiffany Hinton of LOLA Interiors

Text and Styling: Charlotte Safavi Photography: Jessie Preza It’s easy to fall for the charm of Amelia Island, Florida. Its ocean breezes, undulating marshes, and live oaks laden with Spanish Moss are undeniably beautiful. In 2015, an Atlanta-based couple with two grown kids decided to claim a piece of that beauty when they purchased a duplex overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. “I...

A Luxe & Livable Houston Home by Munger Interiors

Text: Tiffany Adams Photos: Michael Hunter It’s no secret that location is everything when it comes to real estate. That’s why Houston couple Allison and Adam Flikerski were eager to stay in their beloved River Oaks neighborhood when they began searching for a new home. In 2016, they found a home sitting on an acre lot filled with lush greenery and plenty...

A Stately Manor by Nina Nash Long and Don Easterling with Architect C. Brandon Ingram

Text: Lauren Gentry Walker Photography: Emily Jenkins Followill In 1921, a cedar shake Colonial Revival home was designed and brought to life by the prominent Atlanta architect Neel Reid. The home was built for then-Georgia governor, Hugh M. Dorsey and, during its early years, included a horse barn in the backyard and cows that would graze up and down the avenue. The...

Arriving Home by James Farmer

Charming, comfortable, and lovingly layered, James Farmer is known for his classic style that melds traditional looks with fresh approaches. His aesthetic is centered around how we live and love in our homes and how practical and functional can still be beautiful. In his newest book, Arriving Home: A Gracious Southern Welcome, readers will enjoy and discover how antiques can...

On Trend: A Fresh Look at Cane

Whether you want to outfit a room or prefer a subtle accent piece, these will complement any room in your home. CANE SIDE CHAIR BY KARA MANN FOR MILLING ROAD, BAKER FURNITURE Classic dining chairs utilize traditional caning but keep it modern with sharp, geometric silhouettes; 21.5″W × 23.5″ D × 35″H; to the trade; bakerfurniture.com AZALEA ACCENT CHAIR FROM THE MARK...

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