Garden Reverie flowers and chair cover

Spring Garden Reverie

In a garden clearing besprinkled with petals, set the scene for an afternoon gathering in the fragrant spring air.  Merry Meadow A gossamer-blue pastoral…

Spring Sweets

From pies to pound cakes, there are so many delicious ways to indulge in the season’s fresh ingredients and bright flavors with spring sweets.

Spring Gathering - Southern Lady Magazine

How To Host A Spring Gathering

Warmer temperatures, greening grass, and the emergence of the season’s first blooms—spring is a breath of fresh air. The renewed color outside can give…

Mix & Match: Garden Greeting

Beaded dinnerware accented with pops of color echoes a resplendent spring garden greeting.


Plant a Portable Herb Garden

Overflowing with spring’s verdant bounty, this miniature herb garden is a cinch to tote between porch and kitchen.   Herb Garden How-To A vintage enamelware bowl is…

Spring Desserts

Our Five Favorite Spring Desserts

The grocery store shelves are already lined with colorful eggs, jellybeans, and those ubiquitous chocolate bunnies, leaving no question that Easter has more than…

Renovation Diary: The House on Gates, Part 2- Entry Stairway and Front Door

Renovation Diary: The House on Gates, Part 2

When last we left Beverly Farrington in her renovation journey—the 19th-century “house on Gates” in Huntsville, Alabama—she was about to take her first look…

A picture of recipes from Southern Appetizers by Denise Gee

Southern Appetizers Cookbook Giveaway

Make hors d’oeuvre hour the main event, treating guests to both regional favorites and reimagined takes—as well as plenty of Southern hospitality—with the help…

Well Traveled

Well Traveled

Historic pieces and mementos from world travels layer together for a design aesthetic where each unique piece tells a story.

Flair of Florence

Flair of Florence

This Alabama small town bursts with eclectic personality garnered from its illustrious history and its flourishing cultural revival.

Artfully Crafted

Artfully Crafted

Designing fanciful handmade pottery pieces using clay, color, and an abundance of creativity, a Birmingham artisan makes her mark on the tradition of ceramics.

Set to Serve Starry Night.

Set to Serve: Starry Night

Pull out all the stops for a grand Oscar-viewing gala that exudes Old Hollywood glamour on the starry night.