Good Hunting: Southern Style for Every Room

From the screened porch to the kitchen, classic home accents with a modern twist 

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    Mounted by the front door, Bevolo's Governor lantern provides a handsome welcome with clean lines. Made in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter since 1945, the distinctive copper fixtures are each handcrafted—no shortcuts. And though it’s hard to beat the charm of a flickering gas flame, the lanterns can be outfitted for electricity, too ($675; bevolo.com).

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    Made of forged iron, this sturdy and stylish seat from Virginia-based furniture outfitter Uttermost works just as well on the porch as it does in the garden ($822;uttermost.com).

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    This timeless Billy Cotton design has the look of a family heirloom ($35; billycotton.com).

    Clear plastic highball glasses from Treillage make great go-cups ($80 for a set of six; bunnywilliams.com ).

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    Whisper quiet, Restoration Hardware’s retro table fans do the work of a summer breeze on a muggy day. A brushed nickel finish resists rusting, letting them live outside ($119–$149; restorationhardware.com).

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    Leslie Williams hand-sews each pillow to order using designer fabrics such as this biscuit-and-ivory outdoor weave from Celerie Kemble ($92; etsy.com)

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    With roots in the South’s textile past, the humble rag rug adds instant warmth and makes a large room feel cozy. Sewn together from antique remnants, each of Nomadic Trading Company’s patchwork designs is one of a kind ($30 per square foot; nomadictrading.com).

    Four Hands’ minimalist bookcase made of reclaimed pine and iron makes a chic home for Southern tomes—current and classic ($1,990; fourhands.com).

    Well-worn canvas upholstery, complete with patches, and Lucite legs give Grace & Blake’s traditional wingback a folk-modern vibe that’s anything but stuffy ($3,750; 818-652-7304).

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    Protect sweet and savory baked goods and stash other kitchen sundries inside this classic wooden pie safe from the Park Hill Collection (parkhillcolection.com).

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    Filled, this handmade pewter and glass saltcellar from Match sets an elegant table. Empty, it does double duty as a tea light ($105; match1995.com).

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    The new French press by Le Creuset isn’t just for looks. Enameled stoneware keeps coffee (or tea) hot longer than standard-issue glass, so go ahead and linger over your morning cup ($60; lecreuset.com).

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    Don’t worry about flour smudges, messy spills, or sticky fingers with this oatmeal-and-navy-striped linen apron from the folks at Birdkage ($60; birdkagestyle.com).

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    Four Hands’ modern riff on the conventional farm table is made of rich reclaimed peroba wood that just gets better with age ($3,300; fourhands.com).

    A nod to traditional Gullah bottle trees, which were thought to trap evil spirits, this Stedman chandelier from Arteriors Home is one way to ensure a happy dinner party ($2,100;
    artesriorshome.com).

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