Return to Nashville a colorful adventure By Hollie Deese Photography by Julia Steele Mixed-media artist Vadis Turner and her husband, Clay Ezell, co-owner of The Compost Company, are Nashville natives who both moved to New York. That’s where they met and made the connection that not only were they both from Nashville, they had gone to the same school.
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By Emily Griffin Over 10 years ago, Betty Anne Mills, an interior designer, and her husband started a company called Inspired Closets. As an interior designer, Mills saw a need for closet revamping when she was helping her parents move into The Heritage at Brentwood, a retirement community. “I found a small dealership and got started in that way
Royal Circus stocks soulful pieces to make a house a home By Hollie Deese Photography by Danielle Atkins It may have all started with an unrealized dream, but the end result is something that seems meant to be for the growing arts-and-creatives community of Wedgewood-Houston. Open since August, Royal Circus is the collaboration between Michael Dukes, 59, and Geoffrey
Four women kick off a conversation about design, growth and inclusion By Hollie Deese Photography by Connie Chornuk What started as a random thought on a Tuesday has snowballed into something much more — the idea that disparate design communities could come together to change the discourse around what a new and improving Nashville can be and could open the
By Nicole Keiper Sarah Mason’s abstract paintings, with washes of watercolor that evoke foggy, dreamy landscapes, can fit just fine in a gallery setting. But more often than not on the Birmingham artist’s social media feeds, you see her spotlighting pieces placed lovingly inside buyers’ homes — anchoring mantels, brightening master bedrooms, making a bold and colorful statement above
By Elliott Wenzler Photography by Zach Harrison The Middle Tennessee chapter of the Master Custom Builder Council is preparing for this year’s Charity Tour of Homes, which will be Sept. 28 through Sept. 30 and will feature five custom-built homes throughout the region. Tickets are $10 and include access to all five homes. All proceeds from the event will
By Emily Griffin Photography by Showcase Photography Erika Thompson, interior designer at JL Design and mom of two, has conquered creating gorgeous, clean spaces that are suitable for anyone – even her busy clients and their growing families. Design was not Thompson’s first career, but when she realized she was passionate about it, she dove in head first to
Tennessee’s largest home event, the 35th Nashville Home Show, hits the Music City Center September 21-23 with PBS’ “This Old House” host Kevin O’Connor headlining and more than 200 home industry experts including remodeling contractors, kitchen and bath and designers to inspiring ideas for outdoor living, pool and spa. One of the year’s top home resource events, Eric Udler,
Photography by Tyler Curtis This weekend indulge in a one-of-a-kind traveling pop-up experience when the Cartier Precious Garage opens its doors to the public to highlights the Maison’s free-spirited interpretation of when the ordinary becomes precious, as well as new iterations of the iconic Juste un Clou and Écrou de Cartier collections. A matte black truck transporting a gold