Memorial Day is celebrated every May but few people know that it has strong southern and African American Roots. According to SavingPlaces.org, ” Every May, the nation marks Memorial Day, the longstanding tradition we use to recognize fallen veterans. The holiday has its origins in “Decoration Day,” originally held in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865, when […]
Do you love Fixer Upper and the Modern Farmhouse Look? Have dreams of starting a bed & breakfast in the country with a modern feel? We have all the inspired you need today courtesy of some ideas from Kohler. If you are planning a kitchen renovation or just a simple update, you can elevate your room to the perfect modern farmhouse look with just the addition of a sink or a faucet. Check our favorite looks for modern house kitchen inspiration with a little help from our friends at Kohler.
Option 1: Whitehaven Farmhouse: This the perfect look for a Black Southern Belle who loves a little romantic style in her modern farmhouse kitchen.A�
With every element thoughtfully designed, a kitchen becomes a place of escape and contemplation, not just chores.
Start each day with a fresh, vibrant feel with this soft, welcoming combination of textures and patterns.
With apron-front designs that range from sleek stainless steel to handcrafted enameled cast iron, farmhouse sinks are finding their way into kitchens everywhere. Featuring a shorter design, this apron-front sink can work with most existing cabinets.
Option 2: Garden Galley Kitchen: Want to brighten up your home and have a thing for gold? This look is the perfect way to add a modern farmhouse style to your new kitchen. It is also great for a Black Southern Belle who loves rustic and coastal style.A�
Brushed bronze faucets enhance the white and gold notes of the counter and backsplash.
Option 3: Copper Cottage Kitchen: If you are not afraid of color, this mint green and copper combination is perfect for you. It is perfect for the nature lover and will brighten up any size kitchen.A�
A newfound love of a��50s and a��60s design has put Scandinavian minimalism back on the map.
A bright white enameled cast iron sink featuring the Hayridge design set against Olivia countertops and Benjamin MooreA� Morning Sky Blue cabinets create a dynamic interaction between soft and bold colors.
With its bold, high-arch design, this faucet mirrors the strong lines and tight curves of the farmhouse sink.
As much as I love my home, just a few weeks ago, my backyard was not my favorite space. With help from Pavestone and Home Depot, I was able to create and style a beautiful southern outdoor oasis. Over a few days, my husband and mother were able to transform our backyard into a beautiful […]
Looking for some last minute derby party inspiration? We have you covered. Today we are showing some fun from our recent Black Southern Belle party with Kentucky Derby Baby Shower Style. From classic red roses, to fun antiques and a fair share of horses, these images are sure to inspire you for your last minute […]
Today we are featuring one of the most important leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. A Mississippi native and political power house, Hamer is a truly powerful Black Southern Belle. Today we are showcasing her power throughA�12 Prolific Images of Fannie Lou Hamer. Hamer shaped the world we live in today and we are honored […]
Sring is here and we are ready for outdoor entertaining. If you are looking for some inspiration for tips on how to create a southern inspired outdoor oasis, we have exactly what you need. We partnered with Home Depot for the Patio Style Challenge. Using products from Home Depota��s Mix and Match collection, we were […]
From Daisy Bates to Oprah Winfrey, black women in the South have blazed the trails of journalism. We reached out to black female journalists — women who are either from the South or who now call the region home– to ask them how they found their voices for storytelling. We also asked them to recommend […]
Spring is here and that means it is time to pull out your favorite southern styles. Nothing says spring in the South quite like a great plaid piece. This forever classic pattern adds a bit of chic to any outfits.A� Today we have Tips for Styling with Plaid fromA� Unlikely Martha and Unlikely Market. These […]
Do you want to add a little touch of elegance to your home? Antiques are a great way to start. Whether you have a modern condo or a classic Victorian dwelling, antiques are always a great way to add layered style to any southern home. With help from Tennessee based Interior Designer, Chad James, we […]
Mother’s Day is right around the girl. Every Black Southern Belle has a mother or mother figure who helped shaped them into who they are. Why not celebrate your mom with a stylish gift. Today we have a curated list ofA�Black Owned Mother’s Day Gifts from Effie’s Paper.A� These gifts are sure to be a […]
Do you love music and home decor? Why not blend those two interests together. If you want to add a bit of soul to your home, check out these AfricanA�American Album Covers to Use as Art. You can choose from any era or any genre, these are favorite ways to add some personality to any […]