Tips & Trends 2017-11-06T08:20:38+00:00

Shopping Nashville’s 8th Avenue

By | June 19th, 2018|

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

Farm to Home

By | June 4th, 2018|

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

Designer Spotlight: Tim Riffle

By | May 24th, 2018|

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

Marry Style and Function with Open Shelving

By | March 24th, 2018|

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

Brie Arthur Speaks at Nashville Lawn and Garden Show

By | March 1st, 2018|

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,

Blending Outdoor Beauty with Indoor Function

By | February 21st, 2018|

By Allie Myszka Photography by Alyssa Rosenheck After living in their Clarksville home for years, Melinda and Chad Byard decided the dark, cramped interior of the house didn't exactly match the open, beautiful land on which it was situated. So through an extensive renovation and incredible attention to detail, Principal Designer Connie Vernich of Vernich Interiors saw to it

Build a Book Collection

By | December 22nd, 2017|

Tips to get started Michael Keever has always been a collector; he’s from a family of collectors that goes back generations. Step into Worthington Galleries, which he owns with his wife, Ashley, in Gallatin and there is ample evidence of that collecting gene. From art and sports memorabilia to historical relics and statues, the space is packed with pieces. But

Home Base

By | December 12th, 2017|

Nashville’s chefs show us where they recharge at home Story by Jim Myers Photography by Pam Monaghan Professional restaurant kitchens are epicenters of nightly battles. What looks like chaos is really a well-trained team executing the orders of a general, the executive chef. At least that’s how it’s supposed to work. Sometimes the chaos is real, the scars from flames

Modsy Makes it Real

By | November 25th, 2017|

Truly visualize your space with 3D app Ever stood in a room, wondering what piece of furniture will work in an odd space, or whether a certain sofa will go with a certain chair? Enter Modsy, an online personalized home design solution that allows users to see how furniture and decor will actually look in their homes before they purchase

Boscobel Beauty

By | November 21st, 2017|

East Nashville renovation makes things light and bright Photography by Reagen Taylor Hannah Crowell grew up in a family of performers, each more talented than the next, to the point where it seemed weird if you weren’t a musician. Daughter of Roseanne Cash and Rodney Crowell, granddaughter to Johnny Cash, music was certainly in her blood. But that didn’t