Tour and Source Guide: 2021 Flower Showhouse

Watch a complete tour of the FLOWER showhouse at Brierfield Farm, and find sources for every room and outdoor living space
Watch the video above for a full tour of the 2021 Flower showhouse led by interior designer Mary Evelyn McKee. For sources, see the list below. You may also tour individual rooms. Situated in Bibb County, Alabama, the showhouse is the new countryside home of Flower magazine’s founder and editor-in-chief, Margot Shaw, and her husband, Gates (see story). Special thanks to our sponsors who helped make this house a home.



entry table vignette
entryway gallery seating, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield
Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield, settee
  • Farm Wing made-to-measure settee from the Archive Collection by Hickory Chair upholstered in Iggy fabric by Jane Churchill through Cowtan & Tout
  • Carriage side table from the Ray Booth Collection by Hickory Chair
  • Art, Well at Least We Will Eat Well Tonight by Dirk Walker (above settee) from Beverly McNeil Gallery
large painting of Margo Shaw in her youth, by Portaits Inc


bookshelves, fireplace, living room
  • Silhouettes made-to-measure ottoman by Hickory Chair upholstered in Lee Jofa Lille Linen through Kravet
  • Leather chair by Hickory Chair
  • Bibi spot table from the Hable Collection by Hickory Chair
  • Oldknow bookcase lamps by Currey & Company, with shades painted Grenadier Pond by Benjamin Moore
  • Custom 18th-century leaf tapestry and 17th-century tapestry on homespun linen pillows and hand-stitched suzani, all from B. Viz Design
  • Art, Fall Creek Splendor by Roger Dale Brown (above mantel), Sunflower by Laura Murphey (on shelf), and Farmhouse Fragments by Dawn Whitelaw (on shiplap wall), all from Beverly McNeil Gallery
  • Cupola pool house lanterns by Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights
  • Candlesticks and stick candles from ALKMY
sofa, with view of the dining areas and kitchen beyond, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield
Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield, living room seating, magnolia painting


dining table and chairs, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield
  • Freya dining table base and top from the Hable Collection by Hickory Chair
  • Karlie side chairs from the Thomas O’Brien Upholstery Collection and Mainland wicker large armchairs from the Thomas O’Brien Outdoor Collection (in Kravet Basics 34080-17 fabric by Kravet), both by Century Furniture
  • Nottaway bronze large chandelier by Currey & Company
  • Antique Persian Sultanabad rug from Paige Albright Orientals
  • Curtain fabric, Beatrice from the Paradiso Collection by Nina Campbell for Osborne & Little through Ainsworth-Noah
elegant farmhouse tablesetting
  • Palladio gold charger by Vietri, Rambouillet dinner plate by Faïencerie de Gien, Gold Cane flatware by Towle Silver, Arlington Amber glass by Southern Living, and Arabesque green goblet by Denby, all through Replacements, Ltd.
  • Darcy embroidered linen napkins by Leontine Linens
  • Guinea feather place mat from Bradley’s Market
Portrait of Hansell Smith


breakfast room, , Flower showhouse at Brierfield
breakfast of toast, berries and granola, and sliced peaches set on a rustic wooden table
  • Gien Songe dinner plates, Wedgwood Hunting Scene cup and saucer, Crate & Barrel double old fashioned, Imperial Glass Candlewick champagne/tall sherbet, Denby Magnum Clear goblet (seen in previous photo), and Ralph Lauren Equestrian Braid flatware, all from Replacements, Ltd.
  • Picot napkins by Leontine Linens
  • Round place mat from ALKMY
  • Treen compote with pierced thistle design from Balzac Antiques


Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield, kitchen island, cabinetry
  • Cabinets in Devonshire Green and walls in Baffin Island, both by Benjamin Moore (used throughout the house)
  • Axis swivel counter stools from the Ray Booth Collection by Hickory Chair upholstered in Ultrasuede Green fabric in Teal by Kravet
  • Pharrell pendant lights by Currey & Company
  • All appliances, including built-in French door refrigerator, by Signature Kitchen Suite
kitchen detail of cabinets and oven
built-in microwave in lower cabinets
freestanding bar cabinet


children's room, twin bed, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield


reading chair
home office, Flower Showhouse 2021
child's portrait, Portraits Inc.


Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield, guest bath sink vanity and mirror
black tiled guest
  • Tiles, Altered State (on floor), Handwritten Gothic picket and leaf mosaic (on shower walls and ceiling), and Yin + Yang in Lotus Blossom (on shower floor), all by Crossville, Inc.
  • Custom monogrammed towels, washcloths, and mat by Leontine Linens
  • Ceiling and trim paint, Super White by Benjamin Moore


main bedroom, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield
bedroom chest of drawers, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield
monographed decorative pillows, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield
  • Monogrammed pillow, French pillowcases, shams, blanket cover, and sheets by Leontine Linens
main bedroom sitting area, chair and ottoman, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield


en suite soaking tub, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield
  • Turkey print, candlesticks, and candles, all from ALKMY
  • Custom monogrammed bath linens by Leontine Linens
en suite bath, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield
ensuite sink vanity, Flower magazine Showhouse
  • Wallis sconce from Currey & Company
  • Shower tiles (seen in reflection), Altered State (on shower walls) and Yin + Yang mosaic in Lotus Blossom (on shower floor, bench, and ceiling), all by Crossville, Inc.


freestanding wardrobe and linen closet


outdoor lighting, copper lantern and wood post


covered porch spanning the length of the house, Flower Showhouse


stone patio, outdoor seating, Flower magazine showhouse
outdoor dining table and chairs, Flower magazine showhouse


Arteflame firepit and chairs


fieldstone farmhouse, Flower magazine showhouse at Brierfield
stone farmhouse, Flower magazine showhouse


Floor plan for the 2021 Flower magazine's showhouse at Brierfield Farm n Bibb County, AL


On the Cover: The inviting living room at Brierfield Farm, our countryside showhouse, exudes warm and comfort with a palette that takes its cue from the surrounding setting. Photographed by David Hillegas.

This story appears in Flower magazine’s September/October 2021 issue on newsstands August 31. Subscribe or find a copy in a store near you.