5 10, 2020

Sophisticated Scary

2020-10-05T04:07:21-07:00

Autumn has arrived and the nightmare before Christmas is upon us. Halloween is probably (and most likely) the most fun and exciting holiday all year, with costumes, spooks, candy and haunted houses. But a lot of thought and planning goes into providing the perfect spooky, yet refined, setting. But that doesn’t mean decorating for this season has to be a

Sophisticated Scary2020-10-05T04:07:21-07:00
18 08, 2020

Paint Transforms Living Spaces to Learning Spaces

2020-08-18T05:06:04-07:00

Home decor changes in the light of Covid With the 2020 school year starting for many at home, transforming living spaces into learning spaces is top of mind for most Middle Tennessee families. One way to make a big impact right away is with a fresh coat of paint, like the gentle ECOS Paints, an eco-friendly option that is

Paint Transforms Living Spaces to Learning Spaces2020-08-18T05:06:04-07:00
1 07, 2020

A Splendid Night

2020-07-03T05:25:09-07:00

Family luxury bedding brand Bella Notte grows from garage business By Hollie Deese Taylor Batlin was used to her fashion designer mom Kathleen McCoy experimenting with rolls of fabrics, silks and linens and really anything luxe, in her career with Jessica McClintock back in the ’90s. McCoy began her own jacket line, but when she began taking those same

A Splendid Night2020-07-03T05:25:09-07:00
4 05, 2020

Designer Spotlight: Jessica Davis of JL Design

2020-05-04T09:58:14-07:00

By Hollie Deese When Jessica Davis was a little girl, the most she knew about interiors design in a pre-HGTV world was what she saw on “Designing Women,” the 1980s-era sitcom centered around an Atlanta design firm. Even with a lack of real-life Sugarbakers aside, Davis still grew up hugely influence by woman in the arts. Her great-grandmother was

Designer Spotlight: Jessica Davis of JL Design2020-05-04T09:58:14-07:00
18 02, 2020

Nashville Design District: The Fabric House

2020-02-18T07:43:42-07:00

By Oliva McClure Photography by Pamela Monaghan For more than 50 years, the Fabric House has been a fixture in Nashville’s Design District, serving up some of the city’s greatest collections of fine fabrics for a wide variety of design needs. Originally opened in 1967 by Tavy Doty, native Nashvillian Lynda Mosley and her husband, Tim, became the store’s

Nashville Design District: The Fabric House2020-02-18T07:43:42-07:00
5 02, 2020

Nashville Design District: Nashville Lamp & Shade

2020-02-05T04:09:31-07:00

By Olivia McClure Photography by Pamela Monaghan When Brian Courtney decided to leave his corporate job at Nissan North America, he wrapped himself in the throes of a new business venture in the world of interior design. The “self-confessed lamp hoarder” opened Nashville Lamp & Shade last December. Realizing the significance of the Design District and the need for

Nashville Design District: Nashville Lamp & Shade2020-02-05T04:09:31-07:00
14 01, 2020

Nashville Design District: The Iron Gate

2020-01-14T04:28:37-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by Chris Little Interior designer Rozanne Jackson and her shop The Iron Gate have been in downtown Franklin since 1996, but she opened a second location in the Design District in June 2018 out of a need to be closer to the designers she works with and their client base. “And the way Nashville is

Nashville Design District: The Iron Gate2020-01-14T04:28:37-07:00
5 12, 2019

Square Market owner’s ‘Plan B’

2019-12-06T15:15:40-07:00

Former customer service manager brings expertise to Lebanon’s home decor clients By Mary Bernard A fixture on the historic square in Lebanon, Paula McDonnell’s store (appropriately called Square Market) sells some of Middle Tennessee’s most unique pieces for the home. McDonnell offers one-of-a-kind custom upholstered furniture, lighting, gifts and accessories in a variety of styles. “I sell quality affordable

Square Market owner’s ‘Plan B’2019-12-06T15:15:40-07:00
20 08, 2019

Designer Spotlight: Margi Hargrove of Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike

2019-08-20T05:42:10-07:00

By Olivia McClure When it comes to interior design, Margi Hargrove doesn’t like to follow the crowd. At her Green Hills store, Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike, Margi offers a variety of rugs, chairs, sofas and chandeliers, all of which are chosen to help customers “create a beautiful, unique, personal space.” “We strive to offer the unexpected,” Margi says.

Designer Spotlight: Margi Hargrove of Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike2019-08-20T05:42:10-07:00
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