To say that we have had a busy 4th quarter would be a huge understatement. Not only did we have the immense privilege of providing decorative faux finishes in two premiere home tours, we also bought a house that wasn't for sale, sold our house without a realtor, moved, and underwent a major kitchen renovation all while juggling the usual client relationship and money making balls all at the same … [Read more...] about Nashville Southern Living Showcase Home Faux Finishes Project Recap
What a great time we had last night at the Homebuilder's Association of Middle Tennessee's Parade of Homes preview party in Annandale Community. It was our first opportunity to tour all of the finished homes and there are definitely some talented folks involved in the parade this year. We are very fortunate to have worked with an amazing team of people. Julie Couch is one of the most talented … [Read more...] about Nashville Parade of Homes Award Winners
You never know how a chance encounter with another person is going to influence your work or your life. Last January, I packed my bags and boarded a plane for Los Angeles to attend the first ever Design Blogger's Conference. It was a fabulous event with fact packed sessions and wonderful networking opportunities. After a talk by uber successful Designer, Tobi Fairley, I was hanging out to ask her … [Read more...] about Annandale Parade of Homes 2011 Nashville, TN
Do any two words conjure up images of sophistication and stylish living more than the words, "Southern Living"? I can still remember the time I saw my first Southern Living Magazine. It was about 10 years ago. I had just moved into a new home and was invited to a Southern Living at Home party in the new neighborhood. This was an in home party much like a Tupperware party, except they were … [Read more...] about Nashville Southern Living Showcase Home- Our design plans
I've written about painted furniture before. I have a deep affection for old and chippy paint finishes. As a matter of fact, I am curating quite the collection of enviable paint finishes that I have found in my travels across the Internet. I'm saving these finishes on my Painted Furniture pin board on Pinterest. Each time I run across a beautiful painted piece that I don't want to forget, I pin it … [Read more...] about Painted Furniture Nashville TN- Our new adventure
Because making over rooms is our self prescribed therapy, we have yet another room we recently completed to share with you. Our daughter, Zoey just turned 11. She had out grown her princess room and was ready for something a little more sophisticated. We started discussing the makeover about a year ago. I showed her lots of pictures of different design styles and together we decided on … [Read more...] about Tween Room Makeover
If you've known us for any length of time you will have noticed that Brooks and I are a little addicted to painting and design. Our home is our training ground. It is constantly evolving as we try out new products and techniques, incorporate current trends, and makeover and update previously updated and made over rooms. We fully recognize the fact that our home is NOT the norm. Most every … [Read more...] about Painting Open House- You Are Invited!
While in Los Angeles last week for the Design Blogger's Conference I was invited to attend the launch party of TradHome in the design district of West Hollywood at Almont Yard. It was in a lovely courtyard garden that housed several little design shops. I came across a cute little store called Harbinger that had some furniture and accessories accented with rope. I was … [Read more...] about Rope Lampshade Inspired by Almont Yard