By Elliott Wenzler Lemon Laine, a Nashville-based beauty store, will open its second location in Houston this fall, complete with the curated products, personalized oil bar and specialized events that they have in their Tennessee location. Laura Lemon, founder and CEO of the store, opened the shop as a place for women to find needs that are specific to them
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When designer Tim Causey gets ReCreations, the store he owns with Richard Epperson, ready for Christmas, he gets about 20 trees ready for display — all different, all for holiday décor inspiration and all available to purchase as is. “We don’t even call it Christmas anymore because it engulfs our life,” Causey says. Whether whimsical and bright or more traditional,
By Emily Griffin Fans of locally-made Paddywax candles keep coming back for the insanely addictive smell and the high-quality containers that look gorgeous in any room - a strategy that is all by design. Paddywax is well known in the Nashville area for their Berry Hill storefront where all the candles are hand-poured for all of their orders. This
Outdoor studios provide space for art, music, writing Photography by Sanford Myers Wendy Silverman met her husband, Jack, when a friend finally convinced her in 2010, after years of trying, to go see his band play at the now-closed Flatrock Café. The two exchanged Facebook info, started messaging and scheduled a first date a week after that show —
Producer settling in after years on tour with Cage the Elephant By Hollie Deese Photography by Gabe Ford About two-and-a-half years ago, Lincoln Parish, 28, was ready to make a change. Settling down in a renovated home on a shady lot near Temple Hills might seem a little subdued for a Grammy-nominated musician in his 20s, but it was
By Nicole Keiper The first time Nashville artist Caleb Groh created one of his felted animal plaques, it was a little more fanciful than the softened but fairly lifelike ones he sculpts now — it was a blue bear with big purple paws that looked more like mitts, all wrapped in crimped and crooked seams. “That one came to
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.
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