Twin bottle trees crafted by a local artist are mounted on either side of the chimney. They never fail to start people talking. “I wanted them because bottle trees have a lot of history in Mississippi,” says Yandell. “People say they scare off evil spirits.” A heavy metal tray serves as an anchor for the iron trunks and branches.
Steve Bender / Photography Ralph Anderson / Styling Rose Nguyen
Small Backyard, Big Escape
Clever design makes the most of the room you have.