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2201, 2019

Screen Time

By |January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Accessories & Furnishing, Blog, Feature, Interior Design & Storage, Interiors, Market, People, Tips & Trends|Tags: , , , |

Foldable, functional art is a beautiful solution for open spaces Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Julia Steele When you think of folding screens, you might envision a plain, three- or four-panel divider stuck in a corner to offer some modicum of privacy for changing clothes. And while those surely exist, folding screens have a rich history of being

2812, 2018

Discover Hidden Lake Como

By |December 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Feature, News, Outdoor Living, People, Tips & Trends, Travel, We Had To Share|Tags: , , , |

Zeneba Bowers and Matt Walker are Nashville musicians and, as Little Roads Europe, travel consultants. The following is excerpted from the latest in their award-winning Little Roads Europe Travel Guide series, “Italy’s Alpine Lakes: Small-town Itineraries for the Foodie Traveler”. Lake Como is probably best known as a vacation home for various rich and famous glitterati - Clooney, Versace,

2312, 2018

Christmas trees a special tradition

By |December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Accessories & Furnishing, Feature, Interiors, Tips & Trends, We Had To Share|Tags: , |

By Zoe Hendrick The weather gets colder, the leaves change colors and tree lots pop up everywhere. Suddenly, you know it’s Christmas time. Family traditions really come alive in the brisk winter air, and whether yours is going to grandma’s house or baking cookies with your dad, everyone has a Christmas tree tradition. Some families pack up and pick

2811, 2018

Life Al Fresco

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories: Annual Print, Blog, Feature, Outdoor Living, People, Tips & Trends|Tags: , , , |

Middle Tennesseans make the most of outdoor space Photography by Ruby and Peach Photography and Paige Rumore Photography When fall means mostly mild weather peppered with the occasional 90-degree day, enjoying time outdoors is a big part of how Middle Tennesseans spend their time. And you don’t need that much space to make outdoor magic happen. Seth Argo with

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