Looking to make your sofa stand out in the room? Upon arrival, immediately toss the pillows that came with the sofa. Instead, use splashy throw pillows to give your sofa style and personality. We talk about this so much that we actually developed a formula for the perfectly composed sofa. You need five pillows (two matching sets of slightly different […]
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Matt Lee and Ted Lee’s third cookbook is a love letter to Charleston, the capital of the Lowcountry. The James Beard Award-winning authors bring the vibrant food culture of this great Southern city to life, giving readers insider access to the best recipes and stories Charleston has to offer. The best part? We’ve got our hands on two brand-new copies […]
Everyone and everything looks best in candlelight. And, candles add a special touch to holiday dining. Subtle flecks of glitter add extra sparkle to these hand-rolled beeswax candles from Vicksburg, Mississippi candlemaker, La Petite Abeille which we featured in November’s Southern Made.
Around here we loving fussing about creating super special table settings. So for the holidays, we go all out. This year we created our very own 16-piece holiday dinnerware set The Southern Living Holiday Branch Dinnerware by Ballard Designs (retails for $139)! We commissioned Maryland-based botanical artist Meg Page to illustrate the greenery that adorns each dish.
There’s only one piece of mail that trumps the obligatory thank you card in the South — the holiday card. Admit it, one of the best parts of the holidays is seeing everyone’s Christmas photo card. It’s like a who’s who of holiday well-wishers.
No Southern dining room is fully decorated without a pair of candlesticks. That’s why we featured these hand-cast, $95/each pewter candlesticks from Louisiana, Missouri’s ASL Pewter in November’s Southern Made. ASL also let us in on a little-known, pewter secret. Pewter doesn’t tarnish as quickly as silver. Less work, equal shine, we’re pewter fans over here!