Dixie Chic

Get inspired by decor ideas with a distinctly Southern flair


12 Southern Artists to Buy Now

There’s a strong correlation between fashion and art—many even argue that perfecting style is an art. One such woman that illustrates the union is Atlanta-based Sally King Benedict, whose sunny abstract prints are the golden ticket for brightening up any room. Following her line of work, her sense of fashion effortlessly walks the line between working painter and gallery gal, which is why in […]

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Birch Lane: New Home Décor Source

Why hello there, Birch Lane. Let me introduce you to my soon-to-be-favorite new home décor source. Luckily it debuts just in time to spruce up your nest for Spring. Whether you are looking to update a place to perch, source a rug to put some pep in your step, or simply freshen up with a new layer of accessories - Birch Lane offers a fresh take on classic design with […]

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Get the Painted Floor Look Without the Paint

Home Base: Charleston, South Carolina Company: Mirth Studio Designer of: A colorful line of hardwood floor tiles that pop with pattern Her Story After more than a decade of running a decorative-painting business in New York City, artist Sally Bennett packed up her brushes and her family and moved back down South. “We bought a fixer-upper, and I wanted a beautiful painted floor,” […]

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10 Spring Tabletop Finds for Less!

Just in time for lawn parties and Easter celebrations - update your tablescape with these adorable and affordable spring finds! 1. Babell Tiered Serving Tray by Kozoil, $39; gretelhome.com. 2. Rocking Bird Salt & Pepper Shaker Set, $24; westelm.com. 3. Painted Ceramic Napkin Ring $20/ set of 4; zarahome.com. 4. Platter Oak Serving Board by Hop & Peck, $49; gretelhome.com. 5. […]

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Colorful Spring Bedroom Updates (on a Budget!)

Put away those heavy winter blankets and welcome spring with these colorful (and easy) bedroom upgrades. 1.  Wake up your bedside table with a lilac lamp!  Radiant Orchid Apothecary Table Lamp, $99; lampsplus.com. 2.  Add art – if you can’t afford the original try a print!  Rather Like You Print by Michelle Armas (13×13.5), $35; michellearmas.com. 3.  Don’t rule out shopping at […]

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Pick Up a Prada for $100 Today

We first spotted Gray Malin’s photographs hanging on blogger and Tootsies department store stylist Tamar Mendelssohn’s walls while on an unofficial tour of Houston with the local. Instantly drawn in by Gray’s colorful prints and playful perspective, we did some digging and found the photographer is from Dallas.

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Designing Women: Amy Howard

Home Base: Memphis, Tennessee Company: Amy Howard at Home Designer Of: A line of DIY finishes that turn tired furniture into high-style pieces Her Start After decades of overseeing furniture makeovers for her clients, interior designer Amy Howard introduced her own collection of finishes in early 2013. “I bottled the processes and procedures that I’ve refined over the years to show how […]

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Designing Women: Lindsay Emery

Home Base: Greensboro, North Carolina Company: Suite One Studio Designer Of: Color-rich, food-centric, handmade ceramics with a modern twist Her Start After taking a couple of ceramics classes while in college, Lindsay was officially smitten. Soon after, in 2009, she launched Suite One Studio. “There is a direct physical relationship between the maker and the clay, and it instantly pulled me in,” she […]

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What We Loved At Atlanta’s Gift Market

I’ve just returned from Atlanta’s Gift Market where I’ve been surveying what’s new and fresh in the world of home goods. Check out my top three favorites (more to appear in the magazine soon!) — some are from companies we know and love and some are brand new companies. Jump on the wagon and see what’s coming to the shops […]

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Monogram Monday: Pottery Barn Pouch

Time for another installment of Monogram Monday! Here at Southern Living, we know the importance of fashionable-meets-functional accessories. That’s why we’re so enamored by these chic cosmetic pouches from Pottery Barn. (Personalized, of course!) Made with pure cotton, this machine-washable beauty bag is perfect for on-the-go or stay-at-home style. Get the Look: Personalized Alphabet Pouch, $16 (includes monogram); potterybarn.com Are you […]

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