Extending Hospitality A farmhouse guest suite gets a refresh in Williamson County By Hollie Deese Photography by Paige Rumore The top penthouse in downtown Nashville’s 505 high rise couldn’t be more different in space and style than the guest suite of a Williamson County Colonial-revival farmhouse, but the two have more in common than first meets the eye. The
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Beech Beauty A historic home gets the maximalist treatment By Hollie Deese Photography by Allison Elefante It’s 2022, and a 121-year-old home in the heart of the city is getting a second act as an Instagram influencer. Since 1806 Beech Avenue was first listed earlier this year, the 6-bedroom, 6-bathroom home (including guest house) has racked up hundreds of
By Robert Jones Portrait Photography by Anna Haas Work Photography by Keavy Murphree Keavy Murphree’s passion for ceramics has echoed throughout her adult life, resurfacing at pivotal moments of transition. Despite it being her calling, she initially was hesitant to pursue her artistic dream. “I went to school for industrial design. Even though I’d fallen in love with ceramics,
Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Drusie & Darr is the centerpiece of a property-wide revitalization at The Hermitage Hotel Staff Reports Photography by Daniel Miegs Nashville landmark The Hermitage Hotel opened Drusie & Darr by Jean-Georges Vongerichten earlier this year, marking the first Southern property for the Michelin-star chef. With more than 40 acclaimed restaurants around the globe, Vongerichten envisioned a
A school lesson turns into a life’s work By Hollie Deese Photography by Pam Mognahan It had been 13 years since Jenna had last seen Johnathan Rummel at Lee University, where they both attended, but when he sat down next to her at a dear friend’s funeral in 2005, life was about to totally change for the single mom.
A custom farmhouse is filled with elegance and era-correct touches By Hollie Deese Photography by Brian Bruzewski A woman from Georgia met a man from Oklahoma on a ranch in Colorado, where they fell in love over their mutual passion to become teachers. Eventually Kelli Shipman did become a teacher, but Jason became a doctor instead and was matched
(Family Features) Many homeowners looking to improve their living spaces seek out upgrades that can add visual appeal, improve functionality or increase resale value. However, some updates can also benefit the mental and physical health of those who occupy the space. While making your home healthier can involve simple steps like decluttering, swapping out cleaning products for natural versions
Leverick Homes Works to Create a legacy of longevity By Hollie Deese Photography by Allison Elefante The list of respected builders in Middle Tennessee, the ones who get referrals from former clients who can’t sing their praises enough, is not an easy one to get on. After all it takes years to become a Barlow, a Castle, or a
Gracie Studio installs custom spaces, wallpaper for Antiques & Garden Show By Hollie Deese Mike Gracie, president of Gracie Studio, has only been to Nashville once before on a family vacation, and he is looking forward to returning this year as part of the 32nd annual Antiques & Garden Show at the Music City Center Feb. 11–13, 2022. The event,