Category Archives: Design

Our monthly feature on the hottest trends in design

Porches & Pumpkins

Text by Jordana White | Photography by Anna Haley These days, well-appointed homes need well-appointed outdoor living spaces, so it stands to reason that seasonal home decor should extend to the great outdoors. We sat down with Angela Mazanti of Angela Mazanti Design to get her tips and tricks for making fabulous porches and patios […]

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Here Come the Rentals: An Expert Guide to Rentals for the Best Wedding Ever

Text by Jordana White | Photos courtesy of Detaisl Specialty Rentals Planning a wedding can be stressful—especially when you consider the growing number of couples who choose to marry in non-traditional venues. Beautiful and unique? Sure, but also lacking in some of the most basic necessities, like tables, chairs…even roofs! Enter: rentals, the solution to […]

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Roll Out the Welcome Mat: Smart Solutions for Guest Rooms and In-Law Suites

Text by Jordana White | Photography by Anna Leppert More and more these days, homeowners are looking to the future as they build and renovate their houses, whether they’re planning to accommodate long-term guests or care for elderly parents.  At Home Memphis and Mid South sat down with Windsor Homes builder Katie Clark to get […]

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Pillow Talk: Smart Designs for Master Bedrooms

Text by Jordana White Master bedroom design can be challenging: you need to set up a beautiful space that’s also conducive to getting a good night’s sleep. Combine those requirements with the task of balancing more than one occupant’s tastes and interests and you may be facing a war between the sheets! What’s a weary […]

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Media Rooms

“Home theater” is a term that has been thrown around, marketed and in general overused. When home theater started referring to a box containing a small amount of electronics with minimal performance, the concept became so diluted that any room with a TV and surround sound system could be called a home theater. The original […]

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Ready, Set, Play: Smart Designs for Children’s Spaces

Text by Jordana White  |  Photography by Mike Boatman Designing children’s rooms can be challenging: while you want every space in your home to be beautiful, you also want places where kids can just be kids. And let’s not forget that children’s interests and needs change as quickly as their shoe sizes! What’s a homeowner […]

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Mother’s Day Inspired Brunch

Text by Lesley Harris Colvett Event Design by Angela Mazanti Photography by Sarah Rossi Photography Celebrate Mom this May with a special brunch prepared with love. Vintage china in delicate floral patterns and a delicious spring-inspired menu are sure to delight and pamper her. The Inspiration: The inspiration was the beauty of motherhood. Set the […]

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Splish, Splash, and Relax

Text by Ruthie Hall, photography courtesy of  Gurley’s Azalea Garden There’s nothing quite so relaxing as sitting by a pool, whether it’s with friends and family or with a glass of wine and a good book. The cool water is a welcome respite from the famous Southern hot and humid weather. While pools are a […]

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A Chat with Interior Designers Steve Nabers and Jesse Nabers Alston

Interview by Lesley Harris Colvett Interior Designer Steve Nabers and his daughter Jesse Nabers Alston, artist and interior designer, believe people want their homes to reflect their personalities and bring out the best of themselves. Good design does not necessarily have to reflect the trends, but rather the homeowner’s personal style, while creating interesting, balanced […]

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Suite Dreams…the Guest Room

Text by Lesley Harris Colvett, photography by Mike Boatman At Home Memphis & Mid South magazine chatted with Heidi Dawson, interior designer with Heidi Dawson Interiors, about creating an elegant yet functional guest retreat that is sure to inspire sweet dreams. How would you describe the theme/style of this guest retreat? The style of the […]

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