Top designers from across our region share 10 simple tips for creating elegant, inviting rooms.
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas
Books are ubiquitous on coffee tables in Southern homes—“particularly in family rooms,” says Phoebe. But if your home isn’t already spilling over with volumes, start with topics that mean something to you.
Books are just one example of how details matter. “I love to incorporate family heirlooms, one-of-a-kind rugs, and antiques with unique lampshades, pillows, and accessories,” says Birmingham-based designer Tammy Connor.