Derby Season is right around the corner. As much as we love getting dressed up and wearing our big hats for the main events, we also love learning about the history of the Kentucky Derby. One little-known fact that should be more well known is that the Derby season was once dominated by African American […]
Time to put up your holiday decor! There is nothing like a holiday season in the South and a Black Southern Belle loves decorating her home. If you are looking to add some holiday cheer and new pieces to your collection, here are a few of our favorites from Frontgate. Today we are sharing Holiday Ornaments We Love and How to Store Your Holiday Decor
Holiday Ornaments We Love and How to Store Your Holiday Decor
Atelier Glam: Looking to add a little glam to your Christmas Decor? This collection is the perfect addition to your list!
Mixed Metals: Do you adore metals and metallics and don’t mind mixing them up? This style is perfect for you!
French Blue and Linen: Do you have a classic southern style and an obsession with blue and white? So do we and these are the perfect ornaments to add to your collection!
Red and Green: You can never go wrong with traditional blue and green for your holiday style. These pieces are always in style and perfect items to pass down to your family.
Violet Gray: Want to add a little royal style to your holiday decor? These pieces are a must have for the ladies who love lavender.
Ornaments most often benefit from being stored in the boxes they came in. Don’t have a box? Purchase one! (We love this one: here. When purchasing an ornament storage box, keep these things in mind:
- Dividers are key – especially when they’re adjustable to customize per ornament.
- Make sure the interior is cushioned, not hard, to protect the extra-fragile tree gems. (Think fabric box vs. plastic.)
- Despite customized dividers, tissue paper is also key in securing the ornament in place.
Get more decorating inspiration below and share your decor with us on social media using hashtag #blacksouthernbelle
Today we are showcasing a part of history that is so important to the Black Southern Belle. We have a history of being nurses, doctors, and caretakers but one of the roles that were most important to the Black Southern Belle community was the midwife. Today we are highlighting 20 Images of African American Midwives. This history […]
One of my favorite part of watching a movie is seeing the set design. There is plenty of inspiration to get from a fully styled home in a movie. If you are just like us and daydream of decorating our homes after watching a great movie, we are here to help recreate the look from […]
Mardi Gras is over with and many of us are now during the season of Lent. No matter what time of year it is we love celebrating the history of Mardi Gras, especially the African American History of Mardi Gras. Today we are doing that through showcasing Vintage African American Mardi Gras Images We Love. From […]
Are you looking to for a nature-inspired, luxury southern experience for your wedding? We have exactly the list of venues to tickle your fancy. With help from Natural Retreats, we have compiled 3 Luxury Southern Wedding Venues We Love. These places are perfect for the Black Southern Belle bride who loves nature with a little bit of […]
We can’t get enough of southern food and cooking. There is a special for baking for every Black Southern Belle. If you are looking to brush up on your skills then I implore you to check out Black Girl Baking by Jerrelle Guy, founder of the popular food blog Chocolate for Basil, is a food scholar, award-winning food […]
Are you an expecting mom or first-time grandmother looking to decorate a nursery for a baby? We have some inspiration for you today from the new Jungalino Nursery Collection from Pottery Barn Kid’s newest collaboration with lifestyle expert, Justina Blakeney. If you are looking for inspiration we have Nursery Decor We Love from Justina Blakeney – […]
Fashion and style is a big deal for a Black Southern Belle and today we are featuring a BSB who is taking this passion and making a business out of it. Austin based, Alta Alexander has launched her fashion dreams with her new boutique, Altatudes. We are excited to share more about this budding entrepreneur […]
Are you an expecting mom looking to live a stylish Black Southern Belle Mom life? We are here to help. Today we have some southern inspired baby registry help for you. With the help of Blueprint Registry and their team of experts, we have a list of 7 Southern Inspired Baby Registry Items You’ll Go Ga-Ga For. […]
Love history and learning about southern culture especially from the Crescent City. We have the perfect book list for you to add to your library collection. Check out our favorite New Orleans African American History Books to Read. These books are great gifts to give to your friend for her next NOLA trip or a […]