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The Love List Talks Outdoor Entertaining With Designer Bunny Williams

Now that the hydrangeas are blooming and our local farmer’s markets are bursting with summer bounty, the weather finally calls for entertaining al fresco. I spoke with seasoned decorator Bunny Williams, the designer behind this year’s 2015 Southern Living Idea House and a namesake collection at Ballard Designs, on the very subject. Here, her tips on throwing a memorable outdoor party, being a savvy […]

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Countdown to the 2015 Idea House: Plan Your Visit!

UPDATE: The Southern Living 2015 Idea House will be closed Thanksgiving Day (November 26). It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for… the 2015 Southern Living Idea House is finally ready for opening day! Nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains on Bundoran Farm, this year’s Idea House truly reflects Southern architecture, design and culture. In addition to the […]

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Miss Mustard Seed’s Interview With Bunny Williams

I had the opportunity to interview the designer of the 2015 Southern Living Idea House in Charlottesville, VA, Bunny Williams. If you missed how that came about and the first part of the interview, you can check it out HERE on the Miss Mustard Seed blog. photo via Bunny Williams Do you ever get stuck on a space? If so, how […]

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Celebrate Mom with the Southern Living Plant Collection!

If you want the mom (or moms!) in your life to swoon over what you give her for Mother’s Day, we’re here to help! Has she always wanted her garden to look like the pages of Southern Living? The plants from the Southern Living Plant Collection deliver. Selected specifically for our Southern climate, these plants bloom bigger and longer and […]

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Countdown to the Idea House: Meet the Architect!

With just a couple of months until the big reveal of the 2015 Idea House, we’ll be updating you weekly with behind-the-scenes sneak peeks of our modern farmhouse. This week we chatted with Keith Scott and Julie Dixon of Rosney Co., the architectural masterminds behind this Charlottesville home. SL: Tell us a little bit about Rosney Co. Architects. What’s your […]

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Countdown to the Idea House: Meet the Builder!

With just a couple of months until the big reveal of the 2015 Idea House, we’ll be updating you weekly with behind-the-scenes sneak peeks of our modern farmhouse. This week, we’re sharing photos of the home in-progress straight from this year’s builder, Summit Custom Homes. Detail is Summit’s specialty. This father and son team (Jayme and Jayson Collier) knows how […]

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Countdown to the Idea House: Say Hello to Bundoran Farm!

With just a couple of months until the big reveal of the 2015 Idea House, we’ll be updating you weekly with behind-the-scenes sneak peeks of our modern farmhouse. We chatted with Matt McClellan of Natural Retreats, the developer of the 2015 Idea House, on why Bundoran Farm is the perfect setting for this year’s home. Southern Living: Bundoran Farm prides […]

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