Spruce up your space for spring with help from 6 local interior design + decor shops

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When in doubt, make it symmetrical. Photo via Henhouse Antiques on Facebook

Got the itch to spruce up your space? With spring just around the corner, now’s the perfect time to breathe new life into your home with updated furnishings. From mid-century modern finds to antique accents, these six local interior design and decor shops have some of the most inspiring selections around.

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Why Vogue just named this Mountain Brook shop a ‘Must-Visit’. [PHOTOS]

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Shelby Dooley and Pam Evans of Maison in their store in Mountain Brook.
Maison founder and owner Pam Evans (right) with “Maison’s hype-girl” Shelby Dooley. Photo via Claire Hancock for Bham Now

Small and stunningly curated, Maison is something of a hidden gem, nestled among the design stores in Mountain Brook Village. But that could change soon following a recent mention by Vogue, which featured it as one of 17 Southern small retail businesses to support.

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Looking for a cozy sectional to snuggle up on? We’re eyeing these 5

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Ready, set, rest. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Anyone else daydreaming about curling up on a big, cozy sectional with all of this cold weather? Well, your dream could be a reality. Here are five of the cozy sectionals were eyeing from La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham and how to shop them safely.

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Shop locally + get 20% off at La-Z-Boy’s holiday sale happening now

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Deck the halls with furniture, decor + more from La-Z-Boy’s holiday sale. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Get in the holiday shopping groove and stop by La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham now through December 29th to get 20% off their entire showroom. From the classic furniture pieces you love, to brand new items that just hit the floor—this seasonal sale is not one to miss.

We stopped by to see the showroom and find a few favorite pieces with some of the best savings. Keep reading for some shopping inspo as well as updates on precautions in place so you can shop the sale safely.

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Shop 30% off furniture at La-Z-Boy of Birmingham’s Black Friday Sale Nov. 27-30

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So many fabrics, so little time. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Grab your shopping shoes! La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham is kicking off their Black Friday sale on November 27 through November 30. The entire showroom will be 30% off—from OG La-Z-Boy recliners to Kincaid solid wood furniture pieces.

Keep reading to for more info on the sale including safety precautions in place at each location.

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3 tips on decorating your home for the holidays from a La-Z-Boy designer

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Need a little help getting your home ready for the holidays? We enlisted help from a La-Z-Boy designer. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Need a little motivation to spruce up your space for the holidays? We stopped by La-Z-Boy’s Hoover location to talk to one of their expert designers and get a few tips to get your home holiday-ready. Keep reading for some interior inspo and to find out how you can make your home feel comfy and cozy this holiday season.

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3 trends to get your home ready for fall + where to shop them in Birmingham

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There’s no such thing as too many textures. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Decorating for fall is something I look forward to each year. Beyond lighting seasonally scented candles, there’s so much you can do to warm up your home as the weather cools down. Here are three ways to get your home ready for fall, plus tips from a local interior designer on how to incorporate this season’s trends into your space.

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Get a room refresh with La-Z-Boy’s FREE in-home/virtual design services in Birmingham

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Checking out all of the amazing fabrics and patterns available to create a custom design plan. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Spending months inside looking at the same old sofa got ya down? Why not treat yourself to a room refresh. Thankfully, La-Z-Boy of Birmingham offers FREE in-home design services so you won’t have to go it alone. Here’s what you need to know:

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Furniture trends to watch in 2020. And where to shop them now in Birmingham!

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This kind of under-the-bed storage should be a requirement. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

It’s been a great year at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Birmingham. But we’ve already got our eye on next year’s hottest designs and trends. Here are a few of our favorite furniture trends you can expect to see in 2020, plus how to shop them locally before the new year!

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3 fall trends in interior design + how to incorporate them in your Birmingham space

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So many trendy fall fabrics at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

I know it’s hard to think about the seasons changing when it’s still 90+ degrees in Birmingham.  But don’t let your weather apps fool you folks. Fall IS here. I don’t know about you, but I’ve already been thinking about all of the little ways to make my apartment fall-ready.

So in hopes of manifesting some cooler weather, I’m writing about a few of my favorite fall decor trends and how to bring them indoors when the outdoors is still a summer scorcher—Oh, and the best part: where to shop them in Birmingham.

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5 of summer’s hottest design trends from the experts at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Birmingham

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I sat down with Ellen Clark, a designer at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Greystone to find out the summer’s hottest design trends, plus how you can incorporate them into your home with the help of La-Z-Boy’s in house designers for FREE!

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Thinking of adopting a pet from the Humane Society? CCR Architecture just paid the fee

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Tammy and Missy. Photo: Liesa Cole.

CCR Architecture and Interiors wants you to adopt one of these cats or dogs.

Sometimes an article idea I come across speaks to me personally. As a history minor, I love a story with a historical angle…and old buildings get my creative juices flowing. I’m also a sucker for pet rescues, my dog, Bongo is a rescue lab. Continue reading “Thinking of adopting a pet from the Humane Society? CCR Architecture just paid the fee”

Get Style Tips from New York Designer Amanda Nisbet at Antiques at The Gardens Red Diamond Lecture Series Oct.6

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Money Raised through ‘Antiques at The Gardens’ Provides Educational Opportunities for Children

It’s that time again, time for one of the most exciting events held in the Birmingham area every year, ‘Antiques at The Gardens’ at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.   This annual event Oct. 5-7 is the largest annual fundraiser for Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Continue reading “Get Style Tips from New York Designer Amanda Nisbet at Antiques at The Gardens Red Diamond Lecture Series Oct.6”

Birmingham’s best and brightest: interior designer Betsy Brown

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Meet interior designer Betsy Brown, a local resident and well published professional who creates highly sought after living spaces for clients across the country and beyond.

She’s one of us, Birmingham! ICYMI, Brown was recently featured in 1stdibs with a designer spotlight.  Take a look at her work and you’ll know why.

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