Every room at Smithfield features a characteristic mix of luxe linens and amenities as well as an eclectic array of vintage objects like the beautifully ornate wood-framed mirror shown here, as well as antique apothecary jars to invest these spaces with an artsy vibe in keeping with the Savannah College of Art and Design ethos.
Soft, luxurious textures lend comfort to this guest room. Appealing to the senses is an important part of a guest room says Boyd, who makes sure his favorite candles and shower gel are on hand. "The W has a fragrance, why shouldn't you?"
When it was time to rethink the loft's original kitchen the primary focus was making it more functional and MUCH larger. With the plumbing luckily located in all the right places, the reno was relatively painless. Cabinetry in a washed gray topped with butcher block looks clan and inviting. A nice mix of metals feels right at home to one another. A trio of over-scale pendants hovering above the elevated breakfast bar add just the right amount of drama to the space.
Highlight the bright flavor of key limes with this miniature version of a classic dessert. For the crust, you'll need: 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs, 2 tablespoons melted butter and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar. For the filling, you'll need: ½ cup fresh key lime juice, 2 cups whipped topping - plus more for garnish, 1 additional key lime for zest and 1 drop of green food coloring (optional).
Give your guests something springy and sweet with bite sized key lime pies. To make these, you’ll need graham cracker crumbs, whipped topping, fresh key lime juice, a key lime for zest, butter and granulated sugar. Create the filling by melting the butter in a small sauce pan; then add sugar and graham cracker crumbs (portions vary depending on how large or small your intended size is) before combining the lime juice and whipped topping. Next, spoon the ingredients into cupcake liners and allow to cool. To serve,
remove them from the liners and display on a tray.
A historic cottage in old town Key West is updated with a new swimming pool that sits against a rustic stone wall with waterfall. Tropical landscaping surrounds the space, creating privacy and a lush backdrop.
With a private pool, pavilion and tropical garden, this lush backyard designed by Carl Gilley becomes a serene retreat in the backcountry of the Florida Keys. Two canals nearby give the owners a safe space to stow their boat and provide a clear route to the ocean.
There are many great DIY projects using shipping pallets. Why not use one for your wedding guest book? Let friends and family share their “key to success” on paper tags attached with small keys – these can be found at your local craft store. Be sure to add nails to the pallet so there’s a place for the tags to hang.