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Stratton Home Reddish Brown Tulum Woven Lantern Stand
Stratton Home Reddish Brown Tulum Woven Lantern Stand
GULLAH IMAGES: THE ART OF JONATHAN GREEN
GULLAH IMAGES: THE ART OF JONATHAN GREEN
Gullah Spirit: The Art of Jonathan Green
Gullah Spirit: The Art of Jonathan Green
TALKING TO THE DEAD : RELIGION, MUSIC, AND LIVED MEMORY AMONG GULLAH/GEECHEE WOMEN
TALKING TO THE DEAD : RELIGION, MUSIC, AND LIVED MEMORY AMONG GULLAH/GEECHEE WOMEN
AFRICAN AMERICAN LIFE IN THE GEORGIA LOWCOUNTRY: THE ATLANTIC WORLD AND THE GULLAH GEECHEE (RACE IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD, 1700–1900 SER.)
AFRICAN AMERICAN LIFE IN THE GEORGIA LOWCOUNTRY: THE ATLANTIC WORLD AND THE GULLAH GEECHEE (RACE IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD, 1700–1900 SER.)
Set of 4 Woven Striped Placemats – Frontgate
Set of 4 Woven Striped Placemats – Frontgate
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Arthur Court Designs Sea Horse Twisted Seagrass Placemats – set of 4
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Yaheetech Set of 2 Weave Arm Chair Mid-Century Metal Dining Chair Y-Shaped Backrest Hemp Seat, Black
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35″ X 35″ GULLAH GEECHEE CONJURE WOMAN BY SYNTHIA SAINT JAMES CANVAS ART PRINT – MASTERPIECE ART GALLERY
‘Inspirations’ Sheer Scarf by Jonathan Green
‘Inspirations’ Sheer Scarf by Jonathan Green
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Doric Upholstered Wingback Arm Chair Red Barrel Studio Body Fabric: Skylar Antique Blue
Gullah Geechee Home Cooking: Recipes from the Matriarch of Edisto Island
Gullah Geechee Home Cooking: Recipes from the Matriarch of Edisto Island
Finnhomy Sideboard Buffet Cabinet, Kitchen Storage Cabinet with Rattan Decorated Doors
Finnhomy Sideboard Buffet Cabinet, Kitchen Storage Cabinet with Rattan Decorated Doors
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MASTER PIECE LESSONS GULLAH ISLANDS WALL ART, 35X35
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Willow Row Multi Colored Ceramic Coastal Decorative Jar – Set of 2
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Estaugh Ikat Black/Gray Indoor / Outdoor Area Rug Union Rustic Rug Size: Rectangle 8′ x 11′
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ColorBird Stripe Tassel Tablecloth Cotton Linen Dust-Proof Table Cover for Kitchen Dinning Tabletop Decoration (Rectangle/Oblong, 55 x 120Inch, Blue)
MASTER PIECE JOOK JOINT GULLAH ISLANDS WALL ART, 35X35
MASTER PIECE JOOK JOINT GULLAH ISLANDS WALL ART, 35X35
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Quilted Patchwork Cotton Throw Blanket – Indigo Blue Shibori Dye Indian Decorative Super Soft & Warm Blanket for Sofa and Couch 50 x 60 Inches
GULLAH GEECHEE HERITAGE IN THE GOLDEN ISLES (PAPERBACK)
GULLAH GEECHEE HERITAGE IN THE GOLDEN ISLES (PAPERBACK)
Goddesses by Synthia SAINT JAMES Canvas Wall Art 3 Piece
Goddesses by Synthia SAINT JAMES Canvas Wall Art 3 Piece
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Whitewash Wood Draped Bead 4 Light Chandelier by World Market
Safavieh Noely Coastal Writing Desk
Safavieh Noely Coastal Writing Desk
GULLAH DAYS: HILTON HEAD ISLANDERS BEFORE THE BRIDGE 1861-1956
GULLAH DAYS: HILTON HEAD ISLANDERS BEFORE THE BRIDGE 1861-1956
Drew Rose Designs Ceramic Woven Trim Planter
Drew Rose Designs Ceramic Woven Trim Planter
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Sweetgrass Kite Earring
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MAMA DOONK’S GULLAH RECIPES (PAPERBACK)
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MASTER PIECE CHASING SENSE GULLAH ISLANDS WALL ART, 35X35
carol&frank Josie Indigo Pillow
carol&frank Josie Indigo Pillow
G IS FOR GULLAH
G IS FOR GULLAH
MASTER PIECE GATHERING GULLAH ISLANDS WALL ART, 30X40
MASTER PIECE GATHERING GULLAH ISLANDS WALL ART, 30X40
Lenox Watercolor Horizons Microwave Safe Blue 12-Pc. Dinnerware Set, Service for 4, Created for Macy’s
Lenox Watercolor Horizons Microwave Safe Blue 12-Pc. Dinnerware Set, Service for 4, Created for Macy’s
35″” x 35″” Juneteenth by Synthia Saint James Canvas Art Print – Masterpiece Art Gallery
35″” x 35″” Juneteenth by Synthia Saint James Canvas Art Print – Masterpiece Art Gallery
Handmade Gullah Sweetgrass Drink Coasters . Traditional Hand Crafted Folk Art . Natural Woven Home Decor . Made in the USA
Handmade Gullah Sweetgrass Drink Coasters . Traditional Hand Crafted Folk Art . Natural Woven Home Decor . Made in the USA
GULLAH HOME COOKING THE DAUFUSKIE WAY: SMOKIN’ JOE BUTTER BEANS, OL’ ‘FUSKIE FRIED CRAB RICE, STICKY-BUSH BLACKBERRY DUMPLING, AND OTHER SEA ISLAND FAVORITES (PAPERBACK)
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Lowcountry Rice Culture Note Cards
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GULLAH CULTURE IN AMERICA (PAPERBACK)
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Mud Pie Rattan Serving Utensils
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BLACK BORDER : GULLAH STORIES OF THE CAROLINA COAST
‘Inspirations’ Note Cards by Jonathan Green
‘Inspirations’ Note Cards by Jonathan Green
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Woven Bamboo Placemats, Set of 4 By Anthropologie in Blue Size SET OF 4
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Set of 4 Natalya Ikat Stripe Placemats Gray – Ballard Designs
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GULLAH CUISINE: BY LAND AND BY SEA
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Woven Wicker Rattan Wall Decor, Round Seagrass Boho Kitchen Decor, Minimalist Rattan Chargers & Placemats for Dining Table & Wall Art, Rattan Wall Decorative Basket
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THE JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE: MAKING GULLAH: A HISTORY OF SAPELO ISLANDERS, RACE, AND THE AMERICAN IMAGINATION (PAPERBACK)
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MY KIND OF NET ART PRINT BY GULLAH LIVING SERIES BY SAMANTHA CLAAR – X-LARGE
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GROWING UP GULLAH IN THE LOWCOUNTRY (PAPERBACK)
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GULLAH NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (HARDCOVER)
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RING SHOUT GULLAH ISLANDS – UNFRAMED PRINT ON CANVAS WORLD MENAGERIE
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‘Southern Imagery’ Notecards by Jonathan Green
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Suzanne Kasler Greek Key Sham – Ballard Designs
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The Twisted Soul Cookbook By Anthropologie in Assorted
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Gullah Geechee Home Cooking: Recipes from the Matriarch of Edisto Island
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Brown Sugar Kitchen Cookbook
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In Pursuit of Flavor: The Beloved Classic Cookbook from the Acclaimed Author of The Taste of Country Cooking
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I Heart Soul Food: 100 Southern Comfort Food Favorites
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The Twisted Soul Cookbook By Anthropologie in Assorted
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Gullah Geechee Home Cooking: Recipes from the Matriarch of Edisto Island
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Brown Sugar Kitchen Cookbook
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In Pursuit of Flavor: The Beloved Classic Cookbook from the Acclaimed Author of The Taste of Country Cooking
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I Heart Soul Food: 100 Southern Comfort Food Favorites
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The Twisted Soul Cookbook By Anthropologie in Assorted
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Gullah Geechee Home Cooking: Recipes from the Matriarch of Edisto Island
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In Pursuit of Flavor: The Beloved Classic Cookbook from the Acclaimed Author of The Taste of Country Cooking
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I Heart Soul Food: 100 Southern Comfort Food Favorites

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3 Tips for Tropical Decor in a Southern Home from Maggie Cruz Home

3 Tips for Tropical Decor in a Southern Home from Maggie Cruz Home

We adore Tropical Decor here at Black Southern Belle and our lowcountry headquarters makes us totally bias to coastal style. If you are looking to recreate tropical style in your home, we are here to help and we haveA�3 Tips for Tropical Decor in a Southern Home from Maggie Cruz Home.

Maggie Cruz Home brings tropical flavors to the design world with theirA�home furnishings line set to launch officially at Fall 2017 High Point Market.A�The brainchild of Miami-basedA�interior designer Maggie Cruz, the company started because of growing popularity and demand for Cruza��whimsical designs custom made for her residential and commercial design projects and she gives us some tips forA�Tropical Decor in a Southern Home.

3 Tips for Tropical Decor in a Southern Home

  1. Dona��t be afraid to add bold colors: Like the colorful buildings in Havana, your room should reflect both bright and pastel colors that at first glance dona��t complement each other a�� like blush and sky blue a�� but when paired with neutrals like gray walls or tan leather sofa, the colors create a cheerful atmosphere.
  2. Incorporate palm prints and cane: The two unofficial symbols of tropical design, palm prints, and cane naturally signify a lush Caribbean vibe that coincidentally merges well with a Southern-style home. Palm prints in neutral tones make a subtle style statement while adhering to the tropical motif.
  3. Keep themed decorative accessories to a minimum: The last thing you want your Southern home to be is a literal jungle of different tchotchkes. Instead, focus on one or two accessories as the finishing touches to your tropical look. Whether ita��s a singular front branch in a clear vase or a set of gold pineapple canisters, less is more when it comes to delivering a tropical effect.

Love this style and looking to add some pieces to your home? Check out a few of our tropical inspired favorites below!

Caldaza Armoire

Inspired by Cuban window paintings, the Caldaza Armoire evokes Art Deco vibes with a contemporary Floridian edge. Acrylic and brushed brass design elements contrast beautifully against white lacquered doors with caned cutouts resembling the stained mosaic windows from the original inspiration. The piece can multi-task as a bar, cabinet, or writing desk thanks to its mirrored interior, an interior shelf, and two drawers.

Alexandra Bench

Channeling Old Hollywood Glam with a Cuban-inspired architectural silhouette, the Alexandra Bench features clean lines in a coral lacquered finish with cutouts that reveal a caned bodice. A pale blue seat cushion and matching bolster pillows complete the chic and feminine piece.

Paulo Slipper Chair

Influenced by midcentury design with a feminine twist, the Paulo Slipper Chair exudes luxury with its blush velvet upholstery and brushed brass hairpin legs. Art Deco elements integrated throughout the design juxtapose the sleek midcentury undertones.

Habanera Desk

Fusing Old Hollywood glamour with Old Havana spirit, the Habanera Desk boasts a beautiful, curved frame with an Art Deco sensibility. Caned inner panels lend an antique feel that contrast nicely against the coral lacquer. (Stool comes separate)

Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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