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1211, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Handmade Studio

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: Annual Print, Arts & Antiques, Blog, Current Issue, Dining, Feature, Gathering, Hospitality, News, People, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , , |

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

1111, 2019

A Full House in Franklin

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: Annual Print, Blog, Current Issue, Feature, Historic, Interior Design & Storage, Interiors, People, Tips & Trends|Tags: , , , , |

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

209, 2019

Design for the People

By |September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Feature, Interior Design & Storage, Interiors, News, People, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , , |

At Becky Rose Design, interior design isn’t just about properties — it’s about people By Olivia McClureTricia Photography by Tricia Shay For Becky Rose Grinwald, interior design is as much about her clients as it is about calculating measurements and choosing patterns. Grinwald grew up in a house her parents built in a small town in farm-country Wisconsin. She

2308, 2019

Trading Spaces’ Laurie Smith Comes to Nashville Home Show

By |August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Architecture & Design, Blog, Celebrities, Cooking, Events, Feature, Interior Design, Interior Design & Storage, Interiors, Market, News, News Stories, People, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , , |

Nashville’s newest designer takes the stage to help inject some soul into your space By Hollie Deese Tennessee’s longest-running home event, the 36th Nashville Home Show, heads back to the Music City Center September 6-8 with TLC’s “Trading Spaces” designer Laurie Smith as the headliner. Smith, one of design television’s first stars, will be giving a visual walkthrough of

2008, 2019

Designer Spotlight: Margi Hargrove of Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike

By |August 20th, 2019|Categories: Accessories & Furnishing, Blog, Feature, Interior Design & Storage, Interiors, People, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , |

By Olivia McClure When it comes to interior design, Margi Hargrove doesn’t like to follow the crowd. At her Green Hills store, Margi’s Chair and Chair Alike, Margi offers a variety of rugs, chairs, sofas and chandeliers, all of which are chosen to help customers “create a beautiful, unique, personal space.” “We strive to offer the unexpected,” Margi says.

2707, 2019

Business Spotlight: Foster’s Rug Gallery

By |July 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Feature, Interiors, Market, People, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , , |

At Foster’s Rug Gallery, a father and son share their passions for rug designBy Olivia McClureBefore Michael Foster broke into the rug business, he was involved in rotogravure — a high-impression printing process used to make magazines. But when the arrival of computers during the 1980s rendered his job obsolete, he and a friend decided to dabble in rug

2304, 2019

Making Space

By |April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Annual Print, Current Issue, Feature, Interiors, People, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , , |

Baker family finds its place in a Brentwood renovation Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Anthony Masterson Photography Rob Baker was born and raised in Nashville. His wife, Jenny, was born in Chattanooga but moved here young enough for them to attend high school together. After they got married they moved into a little ranch house in Green Hills,

103, 2019

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates 30 years

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, Feature, Outdoor Living, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , |

Changing city inspires this year’s theme This weekend the Nashville Lawn and Garden Show celebrates its 30th anniversary with the theme Changing Times, Changing Gardens, which will focus on the evolving realities of modern cityscapes, suburban and rural gardens, community initiatives, container and waterwise gardens, organic foods and sustainability. Todd Breyer, landscape architect and president of the foundation, has

1202, 2019

Houseplants Help Beat Winter Blues

By |February 12th, 2019|Categories: Annual Print, Current Issue, Feature, Outdoor Living, Relaxing, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , , |

Feeling blue? It's easy to infuse new life into spaces by decorating with easy-to-care-for houseplants, giving rooms, from bedrooms to bathrooms and even kitchens, a small pick-me-up during winter months. “Give your house a quick style update by incorporating houseplants,” says Justin Hancock, garden expert at Costa Farms. “Just about every room of your home can be home to a

2901, 2019

Master Collaboration

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: Annual Print, Architecture & Design, Blog, Building & Development, Current Issue, Events, Feature, News, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , |

Katie Ridder and Peter Pennoyer share tips for couples building their dream home Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Eric Piasecki Getting through a new build is not typically an easy feat for couples, especially when they each have strong design aesthetic and even stronger opinions. But somehow interior designer and architect power couple Katie Ridder and Peter Pennoyer