Birmingham Home & Garden’s Top Stories of 2021

Let's take a look back at the top 5 stories Birmingham Home & Garden readers couldn't get enough of in 2021!

Dining room design by Fran Keen. Photo by Jean Allsopp

1. “Peek Inside this Cozy Hollywood Rancher,” January 2021

Designer Fran Keenan takes a 1950s Hollywood rancher from simple and small to functional and fabulous with a French edge. // Text by Paige Townley

2. “Tour this 1920s Mountain Brook Tudor,” October 2021

Honoring Warren Knight & Davis, the venerable architectural firm that helped shape the look of our city, local design pros refresh a 1920s Tudor without sacrificing its integrity. // Text by Lacey Howard

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3. “Fresh Start,” May 2021

A new home in the lush Shoal Creek community embraces a transitional look that gives off a chic but relaxed vacation vibe inside and out. // Text by Alice Welsh Doyle

4. “Family Style,” January 2021

With three generations of stylemakers on her side and two generations of craftsmen on his, this couple filled their Hollywood cottage with a curated selection of family talents and treasures. // Text by Lacey Howard

5. “Matters of the Heart,” July 2021

Even as Ashley McMakin’s home doubled in square footage, the backbone of the home remained the same—family. // Text by Rachel Burchfield

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