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You don’t need special training in floral design to stick stuff in vases to beautify the home. But a handful of easy guidelines can help make your creations more interesting. more
I have the digging fever again, which is handy in my summer- and winter-ravaged garden. Like many of you, I have some stuff to replace, and I want to do it right once and for all. With as little effort as possible.  more
Just made a little garden vignette that makes me and visitors smile and is a small nod towards the creative use of need-to-be-discarded throwaway stuff. Plus, I can eat part of it.  more
As hard as it is to let go of summer every year, the transition to autumn never fails to bring its own unique brilliance. more
The leaves are changing color, the air is crisp and cool, and the days are getting shorter. It's time to decorate your house for fall! more
What does my neighbor’s pear tree have in common with my nose? Both could have used a little preemptive defense from predictable ailments that aren’t easy to fix.  more
Pickles are the easiest way to improve sandwiches or add a little crunch and flavor to any meal really. Next to a cold drink, there is nothing more satisfying than the snap and crunch of a juicy pickle spear fresh out of the fridge on a hot summer day. They are one of life's simplest joys and you can make them at home. more
Thanksgiving and Christmas are filled with food, fun and family, and decorating your home can be as simple or as complex as your imagination.  more
“I am good with clay, I’m not that good with words,” is one of the first things out of Moni McKee’s mouth when asked about her love of ceramics. more
Christmas in Mississippi is a sight to behold, doors and mailboxes decked with wreaths, landscapes laced with lights, front porches adorned with red and green and trees. more
Gertrude’s Garden, locally owned by Julie Cado and her family, is located right behind their home in Gluckstadt. What started out as a small hobby is now a full-fledged business. more
In recent years, the traditional camping trip has gotten a major facelift. Where camping used to be synonymous with back-to-basics living, campsites can now comprise all the comforts of home: cozy furnishings, chic décor, ample space, and as many modern amenities as one’s heart desires. This travel trend has been featured on magazine covers from Southern Living to Forbes, and once written off as a fad, the phenomenon shows no signs of slowing down. more
Designer Susan Fontenot doesn’t typically have preconceived notions in mind when she her team first step into a new work space. more
To Lisa Palmer, interior designer and owner of SummerHouse in Ridgeland, window treatments are strongest when clean, classic, and unfussy. As an expert on the décor and covering of windows, she has quite a few tips for anyone looking to spruce up their own windows.  more
As an art teacher for three decades plus, Carolyn Laird taught all types of creativity. At her home, she delved into Christmas trees and all sorts of home decorations. more
Autumn is around the corner and SummerHouse has all the tips and resources you need to turn your space into your rustic dream home. Mixing football season with Southern rustic aesthetic makes for home décor no family here can pass up. more
After their Bridgewater home burned and they lost everything on Christmas Eve, Greg and Missy Wilkerson, determined to stay in their newfound neighborhood, discovered the perfect house just around the corner. more
A sassy sign in the windowsill reads “You don’t have to attend every argument you’re invited to” and while that kernel of wisdom may hold true, you might want to consider attending anything you are invited to on this porch out on Lake Caroline. more
If you’re looking for lots of color that can be planted in late August through September, perennials are the best place to start, Karen McKie of Green Oak Nursery says for those looking to liven up their yards this autumn. more
Summer is in full-swing and if you’re looking to spruce up your garden with color and variety, here are some of the latest popular options. more
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