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
I just returned from 4 days in Los Angeles where I attended the Design Blogger's Conference. It was an amazing time of learning, networking and dreaming of the possibilities. My brain is on overload from all the ideas skipping around. If I had to list my top three highlights from the event they would be in order: Meeting my social media friends Regina Garay and Melanie Royals in real life. I … [Read more...] about Painted Floors- Trend Alert from Design Blogger’s Conference
I can't stand the guilt anymore. I had to update our blog. It's been calling to me for weeks in my sleep, during my quiet time, and while I'm doing the other things that keep a business going. I love to write, and share, and socialize. I've been doing a lot of that over on our Facebook page. Make sure you "like" our page so you can keep up with our current projects and daily inspirational paint … [Read more...] about Blogging, Writing, Teaching OH MY
I have been accused of "over sharing" on facebook. I am one of those people who LOVES social media and can't get enough updates about what all my friends are up to. I love it when people include photos so I can get a visual of how they live and what they have going on in their lives. So, I naturally assume that everyone also wants to know what is going on with me and my family. (well, maybe … [Read more...] about Christmas at the Tuckers