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

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

Building on History

By | November 15th, 2017|

Estate community offers natural beauty, classic architecture and exceptional amenities Photography by Marty Paoletta Exclusive luxury is the goal of Brentwood’s new Witherspoon development thanks to extraordinary architecture, exquisite attention to detail and lush landscaping. Highlighted by a stately entrance with pond and European-inspired roundabout, miles of paved and natural walking and bike paths even connect homeowners to Brentwood’s Crockett

Trend: Outdoor String Lights

By | November 13th, 2017|

Sometimes all you need is a little twinkle to make the evenings outside special, and there’s nothing that delivers better than some simple string lights. From Edison bulbs to mini Mason jars, light up the night with some subtle sparkle.   The Aurora Copper String Lights are battery operated, making the delicate wire lights easy to

Trend: Freestanding Bathtubs

By | November 13th, 2017|

Stansell Dye, area showroom manager for the Mid-South for Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery, says today’s bathroom design is all about making an oasis where homeowners can escape to after a day full of reality. “Today’s master bathrooms have transformed into a getaway for busy homeowners, a visit to the spa within the confines of your own home,” Dye

Reinventing the Past

By | November 7th, 2017|

Train rails get new life as custom furniture creations Photography by Reeves Smith Robert Hendrick is a serial tech entrepreneur. He just can’t help having a hand in the early stages of making a company a success, then moving on to the next promising venture. And the Nashville native and Montgomery Bell Academy grad has some impressive credits on

Hidden Treasures

By | November 3rd, 2017|

Boutique neighborhoods offer privacy in prime locations Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Peyton Hoge and Sam Carbine A large, private lot in one of Middle Tennessee’s hottest neighborhoods may sound too good to be true, but a new trend in home building offers just that to hungry homebuyers holding out for a near impossibility these days. Boutique neighborhoods are