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Meet Furniture Makeover Expert Cynthia Collins

With a little paint, fabric, and inspiration, there’s no such thing as a lost cause. Take a design cue from this Southern stylemaker and turn a diamond in the rough heirloom into a statement-making treasure. Cynthia Collins Blue Print and Collins Interiors in Dallas, TX Who she is: Home-furnishings store owner and interior designer. Her style: Timeless interpretations of old and new. Shop […]

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Meet Furniture Makeover Expert Tara Shaw

With a little paint, fabric, and inspiration, there’s no such thing as a lost cause. Take a design cue from this Southern stylemaker and turn a diamond in the rough heirloom into a statement-making treasure. Tara Shaw Tara Shaw Antiques in New Orleans, LA Who she is: European antiques importer and designer of a furniture-reproduction line, Tara Shaw Maison. Her style: Refined combinations […]

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Meet Furniture Makeover Expert Jamie Meares

With a little paint, fabric, and inspiration, there’s no such thing as a lost cause. Take a design cue from this Southern stylemaker and turn a diamond in the rough heirloom into a statement-making treasure. Aside from completing her own furniture makeovers, Jamie is also going to be designing a furniture makeover for the winner of our contest, The South’s Ugliest Heirlooms. […]

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Time to Refresh Your Nest!

Update your floors, furniture, and more for $100 or less with these quick decorating fixes—all made right here in the South.

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A Chicken Coop Inspired by the Pages of Southern Living

Did you happen to read our August story on Dixie Chickens? It was all about how Southerners are raising their own fowl, and we loved hearing the reactions from our readers. One of my favorite responses showed up in my inbox last week. A reader in Georgia was so inspired by the story, she had a French country-themed coop built in her backyard. 

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