Surprises Around Every Bend in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Tabletop accents in white, yellow, and blueHand-poured candles in all colors of the rainbow

Shops like Barbara Stewart Interiors (above, left) and Candle Makers on the Square (above, right), both housed in revitalized historic buildings, also foster the city’s bonhomie. “Bowling Green has such a charming feel to it,” says Brooke. “A lot of people are really pleasantly surprised that we’re a decent-size town, but we still have a small-town feel.”

Garden statuary amid pink lilies

Read the full “Breath of Fresh Air” feature in our May/June 2020 issue.

Photography by John O’Hagan


Discover inspiring style ideas, seasonal recipes, and more by ordering your Southern Lady subscription today!

Southern Lady July/August 2022 cover with "Subscribe Today" text