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Southern Home Wins!

Congratulations are in order for our friends at Hoffman Media as they win a prestigious award. SOUTHERN HOME SELECTED FOR ANNUAL HOTTEST LAUNCHES OF THE YEAR LIST   Hoffman Media Executives Accept Prestigious Honor at min Awards   Birmingham, AL, December 8, 2015 – Hoffman Media has launched Southern Home, a new wide-format shelter publication dedicated to high-style southern décor. Southern Home was selected by min (Media Industry...

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Dear Carolina Is Born



I am such a believer in this sentiment. Perhaps that is why I feel  a connection to my sweet, blogging buddy Kristy Woodson Harvey.

Kristy and her Mom, Beth Woodson, pin one of my favorite blogs: Design Chic and as fellow Southerners we became fast friends a few years ago even though we have never met in person.

Today is a very special day in Kristy’s life. It is the launch of her first novel, Dear Carolina, and I was privileged to get an advance copy to review.

This is the teaser that drew me in:

Frances “Khaki” Mason has it all: a thriving interior design career, a loving husband and son, homes in North Carolina and Manhattan—everything except the second child she has always wanted. Jodi, her husband’s nineteen-year-old cousin, is fresh out of rehab, pregnant, and alone. Although the two women couldn’t seem more different, they forge a lifelong connection as Khaki reaches out to Jodi, encouraging her to have her baby. But as Jodi struggles to be the mother she knows her daughter deserves, she will ask Khaki the ultimate favor…

Bower Bird… The Original Decorator!

While at Auburn this week for the Grisham-Trentham Lecture Series I learned something fascinating. Did you know that if you are planning to build in Australia or New Guinea  that your best bet for a great design partner just might be a bird?? Yep. You heard me right. The Australian Bower Bird just might be the original decorator   You really must watch this...

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Happy Labor Day

[caption id="attachment_7330" align="aligncenter" width="400"] cocoaaatumbler[/caption] It has been a summer of amazing sunrises and sunsets. It's officially fall because we all know that SEC football means it's fall, right? We have welcomed it with a pot of chili, homemade pimento and cheese sandwiches and Greek Orthodox BBQ. Boom. So HaPpY lAbOr DaY y'all. Go out and have some. See you back here soon....

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Tuscan Gardens In Alabama

As promised, here are the Tuscan gardens created by Mark Montoya behind the Montgomery, Alabama firestation. If you missed part one on the artist go here. If you missed part two on the station converted into a home go here. NOW, we are all caught up and continue this journey to the heart of Italian alfresco dining spots without ever leaving our fair city. Walking...

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Early 20th Century Firehouse Now Enchanting Home

If you missed part I of this post go here to read about the genius minds behind this renovation. Today it is my privilege to take you on a house tour of the old South McDonough Street Firehouse that has been loving converted into a jaw dropping home. David Keith Braly is the architectural brain and Mark Montoya is the creator of the...

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Meet David Braly and Mark Montoya

I have admired the work of David Keith Braly for years. David is yet another amazing artist who hails from Florence, Alabama.  Florence, what do you add to your water??? David received his undergraduate from Auburn in 1979 and taught in the school of architecture. Five years later he began painting. It is the architectural element in his paintings that makes me love...

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