Renovation Diary: The House on Gates

By Beverly Farrington When we at Southern Lady learned that designer Beverly Farrington of Accents of the South had bought an 1818 dwelling in…

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Cultivating Beauty with Carolyne Roehm

Beloved fashion icon  Carolyne Roehm shares lessons learned in her 34-year venture to turn cornfields into a floral landscape of orchards, formal gardens, and…

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The Meaning of a Southern Home

A soft quilt laid at the end of a guest bed, a kitchen always ready for a neighborly visit, a living room with elegant…


Inspired Design: French Laundry

Designer Debbie Jones of French Laundry Home combines her affinity for quality and comfort with exquisite design.


Alice Fakier: Inspired Design

Louisiana designer Alice Fakier has a knack for creating lovely and livable spaces. Once she earned an interior design degree from Louisiana Tech, this…

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Bright & Bold: Emily Johnston Larkin

A Dallas designer, Emily Johnston Larkin, brings dazzling style to interior spaces with bright colors and bold patterns. Browsing through Emily Johnston Larkin’s portfolio…

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Meet Designer Anita Rankin

With a philosophy of practicality and an eye for mixing pieces, longtime designer Anita Rankin fashions spaces for clients to love—and live in. Well-designed…

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Meet Decorator Sandra Eriksen

For decorator Sandra Eriksen, the road to interior design was a circuitous one. Previous careers included stints in advertising, insurance, and banking. “I learned…