23 01, 2021

Artist Spotlight: Maria D’Souza of Beaded Skull Art

2021-01-23T08:57:37-07:00

By Hollie Deese It all starts with a dream. Or maybe it’s more of an inspired vision. But the design for each animal skull Maria D’ Sauza hand-beads appears in her head before she begins to translate it to the piece. “I always have a book on my nightstand, and I capture everything,” she says. “That’s like my little

Artist Spotlight: Maria D’Souza of Beaded Skull Art2021-01-23T08:57:37-07:00
4 01, 2021

From Concept to Completion

2021-01-04T08:07:51-07:00

Designer Amhad Freeman takes clients on a journey to their dream spaces By Hollie Deese Photography by Nicholas McGinn Amhad Freeman may be one of Nashville’s most sought-after designers right now—constantly being approached by bigger firms in Chicago and clients out of state—but it is not anything he could have imagined when he first arrived in Tennessee. Originally from

From Concept to Completion2021-01-04T08:07:51-07:00
29 12, 2020

Nashville, Take Note

2020-12-29T09:23:47-07:00

Katy Shah and India Mayer make moves to influence the influencers during a pandemic By Hollie Deese Photography by William DeShazer In the midst of Nashville’s exploding growth and rise as a national “It” city, Katy Shah and India Mayer had a great idea. Build a community around the area’s social media influencers by providing them a space to

Nashville, Take Note2020-12-29T09:23:47-07:00
24 12, 2020

Small and Sustainable

2020-12-24T05:48:18-07:00

Couple complete Cheatham County renovation just in time to hunker down By Hollie Deese Interior photography by Paige Rumore Portrait photography by Michelle Morrow Designer Anna Caro with MOTIV Interiors has a commitment to sustainable design, so when she and her husband, Zack, bought a 950-square-foot house in Ashland City, she knew that together they could build the home

Small and Sustainable2020-12-24T05:48:18-07:00
21 12, 2020

Creative Collaboration: Tony Perrin and Crystal Shade

2020-12-21T15:28:11-07:00

Crystal Shade started making pottery about 10 years ago, hooked after a continuing education class. Tony Perrin launched his Lock & Key jewelry line six years ago, a coalescence of all the creative professional pursuits he has had over the years, including a background in dance, fashion and costume design. Crystal Shade Both tenants of the 100

Creative Collaboration: Tony Perrin and Crystal Shade2020-12-21T15:28:11-07:00
20 12, 2020

A Very Glamorous Christmas

2020-12-20T06:37:54-07:00

Michelle Kraker, half of the style duo team of Interior Edit Nashville, has strong memories of her childhood Christmases and traditions that she remains faithful to today. Her mom would go all out for the holiday, cramming all the ornaments Kraker and her three siblings had made over the years onto the tree ringed with ’90s-era multicolored lights and

A Very Glamorous Christmas2020-12-20T06:37:54-07:00
4 08, 2020

A Dream Realized

2020-08-04T04:26:57-07:00

Family finds exactly what they need on 60 acres in Robertson County By Hollie Deese Photography by Julia Steele When Jenna Rummel moved into her new home on 60 acres in Greenbrier last year, it was the fulfillment of a dream they had for a while. Well, it had first been her husband, Jonathan’s, dream, but it quickly became

A Dream Realized2020-08-04T04:26:57-07:00
28 07, 2020

Ambient Light

2020-07-28T11:29:54-07:00

Time at home reinforces how important the right glow can be By Hollie Deese Photography by Allison Elefante The thing about lighting is you can instantly tell when it is good, and you can really tell when it’s bad. And after months at home, we are probably all pretty tuned in to which kind of lighting we have. Lauren

Ambient Light2020-07-28T11:29:54-07:00
13 07, 2020

Ruskin Refuge

2020-07-13T06:39:43-07:00

A 1950s East Nashville tiny cottage is reinvigorated and customized By Hollie Deese Photography by Solomon Davis After Denise Simons hosted Sean and Kim Feeney in her East Nashville Airbnb tiny house, complete with pool and indoor/outdoor living space, they were so impressed with what she had done they asked if she could help them redesign an old house

Ruskin Refuge2020-07-13T06:39:43-07:00
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