Julie Gillis


Raising the Roof

Architect Bill Moore takes a low-slung, one-story house from sad to sensational with some much needed height and plenty of space for entertaining.

Before & After: Cottage Kitchen Transformation

Designer Cyndy Cantley transforms a cramped Crestline cottage kitchen into an airy, welcoming space with added storage and French flair.

Style and Function Unite in this Open-Concept Kitchen

An open-concept kitchen seamlessly combines task spaces with living spaces.

A Black and White Kitchen with Flair

A 100-year old kitchen makes the most of the present and its past with a daring color choice, salvaged materials and antiques, and modern fixtures and surfaces.

Garden Party

When Jeanne and Mike Clarke bought their Mountain Brook home, the backyard was little more than grass and a concrete retaining wall. Jeanne’s wish was for a place...

Voice of Experience

How did you come up with the idea for Birmingham Gardening Today?  John: Several years ago, after I retired from Southern Living, I realized that my...

His & Hers

Designer Libby Greene and her Mountain Brook Clients had a history together, having worked on many projects over the years, but they had yet to address the...

Great Escape

“I loved this house right away, but I knew we needed to make some changes to fit our lifestyle, ” says Susanne McMillan of her family’s home in...

Extending Space

A master bath addition offers ample storage and much-needed breathing room.

More Than A Dream

From the moment Deborah Weyandt and her husband purchased their Bluff Park home eight years ago, she knew a master bath remodel was in order. “It was...

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