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Inspiration Home 2018

Discover the latest design offerings, furnishings, and finishes from local designers and vendors inside the 2018 Birmingham Home & Garden Inspiration Home located in the family-oriented community of Homewood.

Antiques at the Gardens 2018

The 12th annual Antiques at The Gardens returns to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens with plenty of inspiration from some of the country’s most renowned designers, writers, floral designers, architects, and tastemakers.

Community: Shoal Creek

“Get away every day” is the motto for Shoal Creek, and it definitely fits this beautiful development just south of the city.

Meet the Davises

What happens when your side business takes over your day job? For the Davis brothers and their wives, it meant a leap of faith, a strong focus, and a determination to never go back to a corporate office.

Explore Kennebec on Lake Martin

What’s new is old again in this development, where homes are inspired by the classic waterfront retreats of yesterday.

Artist Profile: Ashley McCullars

Ashley McCullars brings vibrancy and happiness into everything she does—from her first-grade classroom to her colorful artwork.

Q&A: Jamie Pursell, Leaf & Petal

From its humble beginnings as a simple houseplant shop established in 1974 in Mountain Brook Village, Leaf & Petal has grown into a lifestyle brand with three locations that serve up pretty home accents, items for elegant living, and of course, gorgeous plants.

Sunny Delight

What do you get when you cross Lilly Pulitzer with a love of modern design? For homeowner Perrie Tomlin, it meant an equally cool and colorful kitchen and laundry redo—and fortunately, a designer who could interpret her vision.

Diamond View

DESIGN TIP: Clear the decks! Consider alternative materials for deck railing. Code calls for a certain height, but blocky wood slats impedes the view. Here, the...

Inspiring Style at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Enjoy four days full of design presentations, panel discussions and curated retail spaces at the 11th annual Antiques at the Gardens.

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