28 04, 2017

St. Elmo Restoration: One Growing Community’s Labor of Love

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CHATTANOOGA. No one likes to hear or mention the word gentrification, yet most have observed its unintended consequences on many older neighborhoods of choice. Too often vulnerable members of a community, such as widows, are displaced by rapid change. Laney Carter with Laney Carter Interior Design shared her expertise on this project as a member of the steering committee. Her

St. Elmo Restoration: One Growing Community’s Labor of Love 2017-10-27T07:52:10+00:00
28 04, 2017

Boutique Shopping: Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike

2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00

NASHVILLE. Margi Hargrove’s Green Hills’ boutique offers much more than chairs. However, she knows that for a home to feel comfortable, each room needs to be inviting—and, nothing is more inviting than a well-placed, stylish chair. The eclectic offerings at Chair and Chair Alike offer a common denominator; they reflect her signature style—casual elegance. “My customers are searching for fresh, but

Boutique Shopping: Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
28 04, 2017

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay

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A garden mural in Pompeii was the inspiration for this architecturally challenging barrel vault and groin ceiling in the private residence of Winnie and Edwin Sy. Ali Kay chose a distinct warm gold color palette for this ceiling that was recognized as Best Wall Treatment by the Texas Gulf Coast ASID. CHATTANOOGA. We’ve noticed a delightful trend that has

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay 2017-11-03T12:03:55+00:00
28 04, 2017

Where Sparks Fly: The Studio of Conrad Tengler

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Builder/blacksmith Conrad Tengler in his studio at Artifact. Portrait by Billy Weeks CHATTANOOGA. Builder/blacksmith Conrad Tengler can look at a 20-foot length of raw blunt steel and envision an intricate art bicycle frame, or an elaborate chandelier. Someone can sketch a trellis or gate on paper, and slide it across a table and Conrad’s energies begin going beyond utility

Where Sparks Fly: The Studio of Conrad Tengler 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
28 04, 2017

Conrad Tengler Artifacts: Builder Blacksmith

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Conrad Tengler pendant chandelier commissioned by Revival CHATTANOOGA. The demand for custom home fixtures has interior designers and architects partnering with artisans to enhance a home's style.  Revival, one of Tennessee's premiere design studios and furnishings shop, has been working with builder blacksmith Conrad Tengler and his design studio, Black Sheep Forge, for more than ten years.  One of

Conrad Tengler Artifacts: Builder Blacksmith 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
23 04, 2017

Designer Spotlight: Marcelle Guilbeau

2017-11-03T12:14:37+00:00

NASHVILLE. Enjoy this conversation with Nashville-based interior designer and author Marcelle Guilbeau in her recent interview on Million Dollar Decorating (Episode 417) with award-winning designer and author James Swann. From the podcast: "I grew up in Louisiana and beautiful interior design is everywhere in that world—and beautiful living. I remember begging to go and visit New Orleans and studying the incredible hotels and restaurants that took

Designer Spotlight: Marcelle Guilbeau 2017-11-03T12:14:37+00:00
22 04, 2017

Daryl Thetford: New gallery show at The Arts Company, May 6-26.

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'Art Guitar' Inkjet on aluminum. ©Daryl Thetford NASHVILLE. One of The Arts Company's top selling artists will present new work at the gallery in May. 'Contemporary Narratives: A Painterly Series by Daryl Thetford' will open during the First Saturday Art Crawl on May 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The exhibit runs through May 26.  Daryl Thetford, a Chattanooga-based

Daryl Thetford: New gallery show at The Arts Company, May 6-26. 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
21 04, 2017

Tour the Glen Leven Historic Home and Working Farm: June 1

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DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER ISSUES, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED to JUNE 1 NASHVILLE. This Earth Day, April 22, 2017, celebrate the blooming of spring at The Land Trust for Tennessee’s Glen Leven Farm, a historic 65-acre oasis located four miles from downtown Nashville. Spend the afternoon connecting with nature at this one-of-a kind working landscape, which is not regularly open

Tour the Glen Leven Historic Home and Working Farm: June 1 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00
9 04, 2017

Franklin’s 2017 Spring Main Street Festival: April 29 and 30

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FRANKLIN. The Heritage Foundation’s Main Street Festival returns to downtown Franklin April 29-30, 2017. The free spring celebration is expected to draw a crowd of thousands for a fun-filled weekend of music, arts and crafts, food, and children’s activities.     MAIN STREET FESTIVAL Saturday, April 29, 2017 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 2017  11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Franklin’s 2017 Spring Main Street Festival: April 29 and 30 2017-10-27T07:52:11+00:00