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Entertaining

Holiday Décor Delivered to Your Door

Nine easy ideas that bring the spirit of the season via online ordering

Tools

Sugar High: Our Favorite Cake Stands

Use these eye-catching pieces—and Southern mail-order treats—to elevate a holiday buffet

Entertaining

G&G’s Thanksgiving Hacks

Garden & Gun staffers share their tips and shortcuts to help make the holiday a little easier

Entertaining

Southern Entertaining Secrets from a Pro

Charlotte event designer Sarah Wrenn’s tips for serving up soul and style

Entertaining

Setting the Perfect Table

Create a striking Thanksgiving scene with quintessentially Southern touches

Entertaining

Behold: The Gravy Fountain

An Arkansas couple’s recent nuptials go viral, thanks to a guest’s video of the ultimate Southern party centerpiece

Drinks

The Five Glasses Every Southerner Should Own

These versatile vessels can be used in traditional or unexpected ways

Entertaining

Vintage Deviled Egg Plates

An all-star in every Southern cupboard

Entertaining

How Charlotte Moss Sets an Unforgettable Table

The Virginia-raised interior designer’s secret: Pull out your best linen and dishes every day

Entertaining

The Derby Dozen

Twelve festive entertaining items for your Run for the Roses party

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Arts & Culture

The Wedding Season Gift Guide

Whether given for the big day or to help the couple set up house, these gifts complete the Southern trousseau

The Manual of Southern Know-How

How to Press Your Silver into Service

Georgia-based author and interior designer James Farmer makes the case for using the good stuff every day

Made in the South Awards 2017

Hibiscus Linens

Crafts category winner Mariana Barran Goodall’s trousseau-worthy linens make guests feel extra special

Editor's Letter

Party Tricks

A few good ideas for a grand time

Southern Hospitality

Great Southern Entertaining Spaces

Step inside some of the best places to party in the South

Henderson, Louisiana

The Supper Camp

How one Louisiana chef made a welcoming space on the water

Charleston, South Carolina

The Gracious Guesthouse

Tasteful renovations bring a historic Charleston carriage house to life

Fredericksburg, Texas

The Watering Hole

A cistern from the 1880s finds new purpose on this Texas ranch

Macon, Georgia

The Good-Time Garden

A series of outdoor rooms make for one breathtaking lawn party

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Go Inside Five Standout Southern Entertaining Spaces

From a guest house in the Bahamas to a party-ready vintage houseboat in the heart of the bayou, these Southern spaces are ready for the party