Train rails get new life as custom furniture creations Photography by Reeves Smith Robert Hendrick is a serial tech entrepreneur. He just can’t help having a hand in the early stages of making a company a success, then moving on to the next promising venture. And the Nashville native and Montgomery Bell Academy grad has some impressive credits on
1. Furniture Be most cost-conscious of your pieces that require the most fabric like a big couch or large window. Choose heavy duty, comfortable and affordable fabric on these items and choose a more expensive fabric for the pillows. It’s the same idea as taking an inexpensive black skirt with a great cut and pairing it with an expensive blouse.
Whether you're looking for an Andy Warhol, or a piece of local art, Gallery 202 has the finest of both. Visit them in historic Clouston Hall in downtown Franklin.
From simple sheet sets to complete bedroom and bath design, Bella Linea is a Nashville Treasure. Owner Linda Berry talks about what Bella Linea can do to transform your bedroom.
Done correctly, curtains are both functional and beautiful They can help tie together various elements in a room and more practically, they help insulate your home which helps reduce your heating and cooling bills. Kip Merrit of The Curtain Exchange in Green Hills offers his 10 mistakes you want to avoid. 1. Never choose fabric from a swatch.
Take a tour of Franklin's favorite furniture store with owner, Lisa Biggers.
Now that farmhouse tables have become the single piece of furniture that you must have that you actually won’t get sick of and changing styles won’t leave behind, you need to go the extra mile to get the right one. 1. Get the size right. A good rule of thumb is to have at least 3’ of space on all
Want your sheets to last longer? Do these three things. 1. Don’t sleep in polyester. It wears out cotton sheets much faster than if you wore a natural fiber nightgown like cotton or silk - or you can just go naked. 2. Overdrying your sheets taxes the fibers and decreases the life of your investment. In fact, if
The key to soft cotton is the length of the staple or strand. Different species of cotton produce staples of differing length. Shorter staples require more weaving together to form a long thread which results in a rougher fabric. Both Pima and Egyptian cotton have longer staples, but Egyptian is superior. In fact, a 200 thread count Egyptian cotton is