Get a Preview of Cottage Style

Phyllis Décor, Inspiration 6 Comments

Cottage style has long incited idyllic visions of effortless charm and timeworn elegance. It is this enchanting reflection that makes this aesthetic not only a favorite decorating scheme but also a romantic frame of mind. It’s a style that enables us to combine precious heirloom pieces with bold accents teaming with personality to weave together a story of home, heart, …


Happy Almost-Easter!

Phyllis Décor, Inspiration, Lifestyle 11 Comments

From my family to yours, I hope you spend tomorrow surrounded by loved ones making memories you’ll cherish for years to come. And, just in case you need some last-minute Easter ideas, I wanted to share a few of my favorite projects and recipes from our magazines. Happy Almost-Easter! 3 Egg-Cellent Easter DIY Egg Decorating Projects  TeaTime‘s Favorite Easter Recipes 5 Spring Floral Arrangements For Easter …


My New Favorite Flower

Phyllis Décor 19 Comments

I have a new favorite flower just in time for Easter. It is called First Blush-Pink Narcissus Mixture. I ordered these delightful bulbs from White Flower Farm last fall. I am always looking for new flowers to add to my beds, and the joke at our house is “another box of bulbs?” So last fall, my little box of 25 …


Hunting For the Perfect Vase

Phyllis Décor 17 Comments

I love it when I find a wonderful vase that makes flower arranging easy. When we were filming at Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market, my eyes were drawn to this little vase that looks like bulbs sitting on the table. Upon further inspection, I realized this little vase is designed to hold three single blossoms, and my daffodils now stand nicely …

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Unique Winter Centerpiece Idea

Phyllis Décor 7 Comments

Although we’re all dreaming of warmer weather, it seems most of the country is still stuck in the bitter cold—even the South, where I live. Right now I’d love to be hosting an event in the garden, but with temperatures below freezing we’d better stay inside. A friend and wonderful event decorator, Edna Ross, recently planned an event with the …


A Valentine’s Tea to Remember

Phyllis Décor, Lifestyle 12 Comments

Treat your sweetheart to a memorable afternoon tea for Valentine’s Day with the help of TeaTime magazine. Delectable heart-shaped desserts from baked cherry-filled tartlets to gluten-free French macarons are sure to please. And chocolate lovers will swoon over luscious strawberry-topped cheesecake tarts and petite spiced cakes. Get all seven Valentine’s Day desserts. Whether you’ll be celebrating with your one and only …