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
4 12, 2019

Myers Flooring makes its mark in Nashville’s Design District

2019-12-04T07:12:56-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith It’s hard to believe the totally renovated showroom was once an RJ Young distribution center, but an inset scale, a remnant from the past, was preserved in the remodel to commemorate what was once there. And in a city that is changing as fast as Nashville, that’s important. It’s also why it

Myers Flooring makes its mark in Nashville’s Design District2019-12-04T07:12:56-07:00
2 12, 2019

Builder Spotlight: Celebration Homes

2019-12-02T06:41:50-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith When Randall Smith and Corey Craig came together to form Celebration Homes in 2001 they each came to the table with decades of experience that dated back to high school – Smith was 13 years old when he began working on survey and footing crews, while Craig had formed his own company

Builder Spotlight: Celebration Homes2019-12-02T06:41:50-07:00
12 11, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Handmade Studio

2019-11-12T05:05:16-07:00

Special dinnerware made for intimate, everyday meals By Hollie Deese Being an artist runs in Morgan Williamson’s blood. Growing up, she watched her mother build a business doing faux finishing and murals in homes in Texas, and as a girl Williamson would work right alongside her, soaking in what it meant to be an entrepreneur artist. “She was a

Artist Spotlight: Handmade Studio2019-11-12T05:05:16-07:00
11 11, 2019

A Full House in Franklin

2019-11-11T04:48:35-07:00

Historic downtown home is renovated for a family of 11 By Hollie Deese Photography by Chuck Plante Wayne DeVeydt and Michelle Jackson had a few very specific considerations when they were house hunting in Franklin after his health-care job relocated to the area. Well, nine to be exact – the couple are parents of nine children in a beautiful

A Full House in Franklin2019-11-11T04:48:35-07:00
8 11, 2019

Business Spotlight: Binkley Nash Furniture & Design

2019-11-08T05:22:18-07:00

By Hollie Deese Photography by Pamela Monaghan Sometimes it can seem impossible to find the right piece of furniture that looks good, feels great and seems just right for the space. Ashlee Dozier Nash of Binkley Nash Furniture & Design can help. A Gallatin High School graduate, Nash majored in interior design at Middle Tennessee State University and minored

Business Spotlight: Binkley Nash Furniture & Design2019-11-08T05:22:18-07:00
7 11, 2019

A Natural Development

2019-11-07T07:49:47-07:00

Nature, community and a small-town lifestyle are growing organically at Stephens Valley By Hollie Deese Photography by Reeves Smith Sometimes you need to make a change, to switch things up and choose a different way of living. Paula Durham, 70, and her husband, Fred, have been in Stephens Valley since November 2018. Self-proclaimed empty-nesters, they were ready to downsize

A Natural Development2019-11-07T07:49:47-07:00
29 10, 2019

Merry Vintage Christmas

2019-10-29T08:27:33-07:00

Old keepsakes make new memories By Hollie Deese Photography by Pamela Monaghan Though many people look forward to Christmas as a way to deck the halls in a new winter theme each year, others can’t wait to pull out the same ornaments they hung on the tree as a kid, soaking in every last holiday memory. Originally from Macon

Merry Vintage Christmas2019-10-29T08:27:33-07:00
23 10, 2019

A Better Place

2019-10-23T03:40:25-07:00

Couple fills Forest Hills home with art and inspiration By Hollie Deese Photography by Mary Craven Healthcare attorney Chris Howard and his wife, Angie, had tackled a renovation or two over the course of their years together. Eight years ago, they decided to embark upon building a home from the ground up, and they drew upon their earlier experience

A Better Place2019-10-23T03:40:25-07:00