Ashley Williams

Recent Posts By Ashley Williams

Lovely DIY Flower Crown

Wedding season has arrived and here at Southern Living, we couldn’t be more thrilled. We’ll be bringing you weekly wedding-related posts—DIY ideas, etiquette tips, real weddings and more. This week, we have another lovely project from Amy Osaba Events!   Level: Easy Timeline: 40 minutes Supplies: flowers greenery hot glue gun gold buillon wire scissors paper towels water refrigerator Instructions: Start by laying […]

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Easy DIY Marquee Letters

Wedding season has arrived and here at Southern Living, we couldn’t be more thrilled. We’ll be bringing you weekly wedding-related posts—DIY ideas, etiquette tips, real weddings and more. This week, an ingenious DIY project from Cheryl Sullivan Events is leaving us smitten!  The Project: DIY Marquee Letters Level: Easy Timeline: Prep Time: 2-3 hours (depending on how many letters) to cut letter and cut holes for […]

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How To Be The Best Dressed Lady at Derby—And Everywhere Else

If you don’t have your Derby dress picked out yet, we’re right there with you. But we’re not sweating it. Our style editors have a bit of a secret: We are totally down to Rent the Runway. Meaning that when a big event comes up and we know we need a knockout dress, we go straight to the online fashion lender. […]

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Try A Hanging Flower Garden For Your Wedding

Wedding season has arrived and here at Southern Living, we couldn’t be more thrilled. We’ll be bringing you weekly wedding-related posts—DIY ideas, etiquette tips, real weddings and more. Check in each week to see what is leaving us smitten!  Amy Osaba Events is constantly churning out unique and lovely weddings. There is no doubt that they have the secret for taking what might just be a pretty […]

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The Throw On and Go Dress

We’re all in on this elegant and versatile maxi: Polka Dot Maxi Dress, $149; anntaylor.com 1. Timeless Print As Lucille Ball in I Love Lucy and Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman prove, when done right, a polka-dot dress never goes out of style. (Just steer clear of Minnie Mouse brights and oversize spots.) 2. Goes Anywhere Topped with an oversize hat, […]

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The Perfect Wedding Suite For You

  Wedding season has arrived and here at Southern Living, we couldn’t be more thrilled. We’ll be bringing you weekly wedding-related posts—DIY ideas, etiquette tips, real weddings and more. Check in each week to see what is leaving us love-struck! Grace Wallace of WritefullyHis, is our go-to for all things paper—from greeting cards to invitations. We looked to Grace to […]

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3-Step DIY Envelope Liners

Wedding season has arrived and here at Southern Living, we couldn’t be more thrilled. We’ll be bringing you weekly wedding-related posts—DIY ideas, etiquette tips, real weddings and more. This week, an ingenious DIY project from Kari Rider Events is leaving us love-struck!  Kari Rider Events knows how to make DIY projects look professional grade, the proof is in these envelope liners. They’re simple, quick, and you’d never […]

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Pastel Palette

Light scents and delicate colors help you shift into spring. 1. MINI PERFUMES Beloved Tocca scents, now in TSA-approved bottles. Travel Fragrance, $34; sephora.com 2. MAKEUP REMOVER The most effective (yet gentle) formula we’ve ever tried. Take the Day Off Makeup Remover, $18.50; clinique.com 3. PRIMER For dry skin, this cooling, oil-free formula leaves skin feeling soft. Photo Finish Hydrating […]

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Our 5 Favorite Trench Coats This Season

Gear up for rain season with the most stylish of water-resistant accessories: the trench. Go with the classic khaki-colored knee length version or try something with an updated twist like a cropped cape. Here are the five we love! 1. Cape Cut— This stylish take on the classic trench makes rainy days easy to take. MICHAEL Micheal Kors Double Breasted Trench $195; […]

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Most Beloved Style Icons: Southern Moms

Our March style section (the issue hits stands this Friday) is all about the original beauty icons: our mothers. Last fall we asked you to send in throwback pictures of your mom along with her “pearls of wisdom” in anticipation of this issue. Your response was overwhelming. Our inbox was full of hundreds of nostalgia-inducing family photos and they are […]

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