ATLANTA SHOWHOUSE DESIGNERS' PREVIEW

FRESH FEATURES

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Q&A with Elyce Arons of Frances Valentine
FLOWER magazine editor-in-chief Margot Shaw talks with the CEO and co-founder of Frances Valentine on the eve of their latest store opening.
Alex Hitz sitting in living room chair of his Atlanta home
The Host with the Most at Home

For celebrity chef and connoisseur Alex Hitz, the secrets to a great party are practice, planning, and always flowers in abundance.

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A Stylish Reboot with Zoë Gowen

Designer Zoë Gowen kicks the 1980s to the curb in the renovation of an Alabama home that combines fresh color with décor grounded in tradition.

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FLOWER Magazine Atlanta Showhouse Designers’ Preview
21 acclaimed interior designers came together to create one extraordinary house in Atlanta, Georgia! Get a sneak peek at each of their spaces here.
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Under the Tree: Our 2022 Gift Guide

The must-haves for everyone on your list

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Christmas at Brooke’s Bank

A young family returns to their Virginia roots in time to make new Christmas memories.

INTERIOR DESIGN

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Cara Brown’s Found Beauty

A historic New Jersey farmhouse serves as a creative incubator for jewelry designer Cara Brown year-round, and especially during the holidays.

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Collecting Christmas Tree Ornaments at Chestnut Cottage

In an excerpt from her book, The Collected Cottage, Kathryn Crisp Greeley tells about her charming collection of Christmas tree ornaments and seven Christmas trees.

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Holiday Traditions with Shelley Johnstone

At Christmastime, designer Shelley Johnstone delights in welcoming family to her home filled with comfort and joy—and plenty of beauty.

Gardens

Flowers spilling over garden wall and steep landscape at Black Point Historic Gardens
Restoring Black Point Historic Gardens
San Francisco's Black Point Historic Gardens is welcoming visitors to its terraces and stunning bay views for the first time in 50 years. You can help with the restoration!
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Motor City Retreats

As Detroit’s automotive pioneers busied themselves with building cars, they also built grand estates, with gardens to match.

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Wild About Wisteria
The Netflix series BRIDGERTON hit upon something when they draped the windows of the family home in a gauze of wisteria. Tovah Martin shares all the need-to-know info about growing this beauty.

Flower How-To’s

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DIY Fall Centerpiece with Garden Roses

When autumn comes around, floral designer Maggie Bailey of Bramble & Bee Floral thrives on creating her arrangements outdoors.

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Randy McManus’s Summer Arrangement

For the Greensboro-based floral designer, brightly colored blooms recall cherished childhood memories of summer days spent on the family farm.

Birthday Flower Arrangement from Stephen Sonnier
A Celebratory Birthday Flower Arrangement
Stephen Sonnier of Dunn & Sonnier Antiques, Flowers & Gifts in New Orleans shows how to create a simple yet swoon-worthy birthday arrangement using hardy flowers in saturated hues.

Travel

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7 Questions with Carlos Franqui of Floratorium

The colorful event will feature top floral designers, eye-catching installations, and hands-on workshops in Atlanta’s Buckhead Village.

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New England Escape

Pack your bags and head northeast for a quaint yet luxurious getaway at your choice of four dazzling properties

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A Jolly Nice Trip to the UK

Rebecca Vizard of B. Viz Design jumps the pond to visit the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, unearth some antique textiles, visit friends, and stimulate the senses

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