Designer Julianne Taylor has a knack for creating a comfortable but chic home by pairing Asian influences, bold color and a mix of traditional and contemporary design touches though Taylor says "I would really call my style eclectic."
This southern staple of monogramming provides charming character to this elegant dining space that has a black and white color palette where fabulous red carnations provide just the right pop of color.
There are endless restaurants in Atlanta specializing in farm-to-table, meat-and-three, soul food and other variations on Southern fare. A homespun, unpretentious entry in those ranks is Southern Bistro, a comfort-food centric spot from husband and wife Nancy and Colman Goodrich who do especially well with down-home appetizers with a Southern flair like boiled peanut hummus, a solid pimento cheese served with toast points, ham and collard green egg rolls and, of course, the in-house variation on fried green tomatoes served with goat cheese and sweet pepper jelly. Don't expect fancy, cutting-edge foodie fare, but do expect good at this neighborhood spot especially good for a quick lunch.
A deep porch with traditional beams and railing, dressed with hanging potted plants, brings a classic Americana feel to this Laurel, Miss., bungalow. Simple landscaping and concrete stairs lead up the house, which evokes small time charm.
Brick walls, brick floors, a white paneled ceiling and traditional white columns lend Southern charm to this covered porch. A cushioned lounge chair provides comfortable seating and a splash of color, and a lantern pendant completes the space.
As seen on HGTV's House Hunters, this two-story Colonial-style home features a wraparound porch and balcony, bringing a touch of Southern charm to Sonoma, California. The property, appropriately named Rosewood Estate, includes a garden of more than 250 rosebushes as well as a private vineyard.
To highlight the Craftsman design of this 1930s home, designers replaced the rotting, yellow siding with contrasting white siding with black trim. This color palette preserves the Southern charm of the historic, Southern home.
Get the most from your kitchen island with tri-level functionality. This charming gray wainscot island offers a eating area, prep sink, wine fridge, and serving space providing the ultimate in function and remains picturesque with southern charm and elegant details.