This is such a great week for South House Designs!

In a few days, my Christmas stockings will be highlighted in the special holiday edition of Better Homes and Gardens magazine.

And the local newspaper, Maryville Daily Forum, published a wonderful feature in today’s issue!


  1. Leslie

    Hi, Diane! I just read your wonderful article in the Forum. You may know me…I know you look familiar. I’m Leslie Ackman…we own Domino’s in Maryville. Anyway I just wanted to connect with you as another creative soul! I have a blog with near 200 Followers (with FB and blog) all about creativity!! Currently we have a 31 Days Creativity Challenge going on. We are on Day 10.

    I will Like your page on FB and bookmark you blog!! Congrats on the Better Homes and Gardens issue…how very exciting:)

    Hope to hear from you soon.


    • southhousedesigns

      Thank you for the kind words. I will be checking out the challenge! And yes, we’ll have to get together and talk art, creating and getting messy.


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a blooming hydrangea next to a dry creek bed lined with rocks
closeup of three shell trinket dishes with black design inside and gold edging
closeup of a sleeping bunny statue made over to look like vintage garden statuary
an ottoman in front of a couch with a slipcover made from a throw rag rug
soft fold roman shade installed over a double window with white linen side panels
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