Form & Function

by KATIE TIMS  •  Photography by LOGAN KIRKLAND Uniquely beautiful, Spence Helms’ custom knives are made to hold an edge      A fine line separates art form from function, and that’s precisely where Spence Helms hones his craft. With twenty-four years of bladesmithing to his credit, this Mississippian transformed a passing fancy into an all-consuming …

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Blue & White for the Holidays

By CINDY COOPWOOD and CORDELIA CAPPS  •  Photography by RORY DOYLE Incorporating chinoiserie into seasonal decor Decorating our homes for the holidays is a favorite custom, starting with the rich fall hues at Thanksgiving to the red, green, and metallic accents at Christmas. This year we’ve decided to throw something different into our traditional seasonal …

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