Southern Accents

March 26, 2021

I was emailing with designer Lisa Hilderbrand recently and she mentioned how she read the “About” section on my website for the first time. What caught her attention was the mention of my love of Southern Accents magazine. Do you remember it? Some kids are addicted to video games, I was addicted to Southern Accents.

All About Easter

March 22, 2021

There are so many wonderfully colorful, beautifully patterned, and gloriously refreshing finds out right now. I wonder maybe if all the downtime of the pandemic brought innovative inspiration to all the designers of clothing, toys, and home decor. There are seasons of drought when it comes to style, thankfully not this year. I am happy

Let There Be Light…And Pattern!

March 15, 2021

I have been noticing a wonderfully chic trend in lighting recently. Again, I hesitate using the word trend. However, beautiful patterned lampshades were once reserved for those who could only afford custom design- not anymore!  It is really something how a beautiful lampshade can immediately elevate a room. You can easily take a plain white

Lisa Henderson Interiors

March 10, 2021

  I am so excited to welcome you all to my new website! I couldn’t think of a better way to kick off the launch of the rebranded “The Potted Boxwood” than with a fabulous Dallas interior designer. I have been closely following Lisa Henderson Interiors for years. Her design is every bit timeless, chic

Spring Break Shopping Guide

With spring break and the thrill of summer approaching, we have gathered up some of our favorite finds for warmer weather. From cute suits to fabulous dresses, to everyday sandals and white jeans, these are the staples that we love!

Beyond The Tablescape with The Petite Party

February 28, 2021

  Setting a table for any event can feel like a daunting task. Even more frustrating is finding uniquely beautiful dinnerware to elevate your everyday table. That is where The Petite Party comes in! If you are in the DFW area, the founder of The Petite Party, Ally, can create an ideal tablescape for any

Chic Peek Tour: Austin Fryer

February 4, 2021

What I love the most about the Chic Peek tours is that you get to see the resourcefulness and tasteful eye of very talented individuals who are not technically designers. Isn’t that most of us? So, when Austin Fryer reached out sharing a Chic Peek of her home around Christmas, I just knew we needed

Beyond The Curb: Home of Courtney Petit by Shelley Johnstone

January 28, 2021

Despite all the downsides to the widespread presence of social media these days, I am thankful for all the good I get to see from the community The Potted Boxwood has created on Instagram. This is a community of people who love timelessly chic design and beautiful things, and I love getting to personally engage

Friday Finds: Walmart Edition

January 15, 2021

One of the requests I get asked the most is for chic finds on a budget. So, I thought I would take us on a Friday Finds journey where you can find beautiful, timeless pieces at an affordable price point. Be prepared to be shocked and awed. Everything you are about to see below is