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2610, 2018

Paddywax Candles Last Beyond the Burn

By |October 26th, 2018|Categories: Accessories & Furnishing, Arts & Antiques, Blog, Feature, News, People, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , , |

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

1310, 2018

Closets become custom, functional spaces

By |October 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Feature, Interior Design & Storage, Interiors, Organization, People, Tips & Trends|Tags: , , , , |

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

2109, 2018

35th Nashville Home Show starts today

By |September 21st, 2018|Categories: Building & Development, Building Materials, Events, Feature, Market, News, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , , |

Tennessee’s largest home event, the 35th Nashville Home Show, hits the Music City Center September 21-23 with PBS’ “This Old House” host Kevin O’Connor headlining and more than 200 home industry experts including remodeling contractors, kitchen and bath and designers to inspiring ideas for outdoor living, pool and spa. One of the year’s top home resource events, Eric Udler,

1907, 2018

Finishing Touch

By |July 19th, 2018|Categories: Annual Print, Architecture & Design, Building Materials, Doors & Windows, Feature, People, Tips & Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Designer doors complete a modern renovation Photography by Rachel Tenpenny Dr. Stephen Fesik took the interior of his decades-old, traditional Forest Hills house and transformed it into a clean-lined modern masterpiece. His style upgrade made his home the kind of place worthy of showing off, so next up was making it a hub of entertaining. The back patio and

2606, 2018

Artclectic Inspiration

By |June 26th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Antiques, Events, Feature, Fine Art Events, News, People, Tips & Trends|Tags: , , , |

Photography by Patrick Sheehan As an alumna of the University School of Nashville, designer McLean Barbieri knows firsthand the quality of the education it provides. The private school’s mission of diversity, creativity, environmentalism and inclusive learning is why she sends her children there. And as the owner and principal designer of Annali Interiors, Barbieri is a fan of Artclectic,

1906, 2018

Shopping Nashville’s 8th Avenue

By |June 19th, 2018|Categories: Accessories & Furnishing, Arts & Antiques, Blog, Feature, Market, Tips & Trends|

By Allie Myszka Photography by Gabe Ford Nashville’s 8th Avenue is full of life and bustling with constant change. Now densely lined with local restaurants, residential buildings, and shops, the street has become a well-loved neighborhood for locals and tourists alike. Among the best of 8th Avenue’s offerings are several businesses that are full of treasures for those in

406, 2018

Farm to Home

By |June 4th, 2018|Categories: Current Issue, Feature, Making, Market, Outdoor Living, People, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , , |

Father and daughter grow, cultivate and create Photography by Gary Clark and Emily Dorio Anna Yeager Brakefield, 28, is a third-generation cotton farmer. Though it’s not what she ever thought she would be doing, it is precisely where she wants to be. With a background in design and a degree from Auburn University, Brakefield left the country of North

2405, 2018

Designer Spotlight: Tim Riffle

By |May 24th, 2018|Categories: Annual Print, Current Issue, Feature, Outdoor Living, People, Tips & Trends|Tags: , , , |

Photography by Gabe FordLike so many creative people in Nashville, Tim Riffle moved here 10 years ago with one dream in mind — music. Instead, the Southern California native has succeeded in a career that is totally different but no less inspiring.One day Riffle, who was then working in the Sony Music office, wanted to give a friend flowers. He

2403, 2018

Marry Style and Function with Open Shelving

By |March 24th, 2018|Categories: Feature, Interior Design & Storage, Interiors, Tips & Trends|

By Liz Jenkins Photography by Alyssa Rosenheck and DIY Playbook When most people see open shelving in a home, they see one of two things: an opportunity for a beautifully styled display, or a dumping ground just waiting to become a vortex of chaos. As an organizer, I see both of those things on a daily basis. I also look

103, 2018

Brie Arthur Speaks at Nashville Lawn and Garden Show

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: Outdoor Living, People, Tips & Trends|Tags: , , |

The 2018 Nashville Lawn and Garden Show has brought nationally recognized author, PBS correspondent and gardening expert Brie Arthur to town as its featured speaker at this year’s show, March 1-4 at The Fairgrounds Nashville, where Arthur will present “Perennial Combinations in the Foodscape Revolution” on Saturday, March 3, at 1 p.m. and “Foodscape Revolution Simplified” on Sunday, March 4,