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Southern Living Showcase Home

Step inside the Southern Living Showcase Home

Cutting-edge style meets everyday practicality By AMY STUMPFL For Brentwood Home Page Real estate junkies, rejoice! The area’s only Southern Living Showcase Home opens Friday in the new Dorset Park neighborhood off Granny White Pike. And while the $1.2 million French Country home – built by Brentwood-based Castle Homes – features the very latest in

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913 Dorset Dr

Interior Design Inspiration : A Few Of Our Favorite Things

Great design inspiration for your own home awaits you when you step inside the inviting seeded glass, knotty alder door of the Nashville’s only Southern Living Showcase Home open daily through Sunday, November 6. So, slip on the shoes covers, grab your camera and be prepared to take some great notes. First, from the tour

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Avoid The Man Cave & Embrace The Space

Who doesn’t love that huge room over the garage? For many, it is a catch all for toys and dust-gathering work out equipment. However, Nashville’s only Southern Living Showcase Home has embraced the space with a clever “envelope of color” approach being implemented by experienced Bradford’s Interiors’ designer Treesa Hudson, Allied ASID. The approximately 400

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Southern Living Showcase Home Guest Bedroom by AB Home Interiors

Vintage Pink Brings Southern Sophistication To Showcase Bedroom

Just as the fashion industry determines hot, new design elements each year, the home design industry anoints its hot color annually. In 2011, it’s a pleasing pink featured prominently in the southern decor of the guest bedroom by designer Amanda Burdge in Nashville’s only Southern Living Showcase Home, open to the public October 21 in

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Eat ‘n Greet: Discover What’s Cooking in Kitchen Design

In a truly southern home, the kitchen may as well be called the ‘living room.’ It’s where we gather and chatter, commiserate and contemplate. I’ve been to many events in grand homes with palatial sitting areas, decks and views yet all I can recall are the kitchens. Maybe it’s the anticipation of what’s cooking or

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Southern Living Powder Bath by Mojo Faux Finishes

Magical Moroccan Powder Bath Inspired By Southern Living Pillows

A dash of Moroccan magic with a southern twist is the feel of the luxurious downstairs powder bath of Nashville’s only Southern Living Showcase Home with inspiration taken from a Southern Living feature on Moroccan Palace Pillows. Dana Tucker, of Bella Tucker Decorative Finishes, says the pattern has been adapted for the showcase home in elegant tone-on-tone

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iPad Simplifies Home Technology

For years premiere home tours have been touting home technology advances which still required the company’s special control pad and remote gizmos. Step into Nashville’s only Southern Living Showcase Home, open through November 6 in Brentwood, pull out your iPhone or iPad, loaded with a Control4 app, and you can turn on, up and off

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Deborah Allen Book Signing

Wonderful southern living is all about beautiful homes, yummy food, and great books! Just in time for Christmas, multi million selling, award winning, Grammy nominated songwriter, producer and performer Deborah Allen taps into her poetic gift with words in her new holiday classic “The Loneliest Christmas Tree.” Deborah will be signing her book at Nashville’s

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Ultimate Southern Cookie Contest Has Yummy Bake-off

Nashville’s only Southern Living Showcase Home, opening this Friday, October 21, sponsored a search for the Ultimate Southern Cookie Contest and four finalists have been named. Miss Daisy King, WTVF Talk of the Town regular and cooking expert, was kind enough to sort through the entries to determine the finalists who will earn the newly released

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Castle Homes News

How One Nashville Troop Is Preserving a Lifetime of Memories

In Nashville, a hundred-year-old Boy Scout troop congregates before every camping trip to gather gear and prepare for sleeping under the stars. Of the most memorable moments in scouting, camping trips inevitably top the list. Although these camping adventures offer education in self-sufficiency and leadership, the long-term benefits reach beyond learning how to tie knots

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Castle Homes came away a big winner in Nashville Lifestyles’ Home Awards

Castle Homes came away a big winner in Nashville Lifestyles’ Home Awards announced this month. The collection of awards garnered by Castle Homes included Best New Kitchen, Best New Bathroom and Runner Up for both Best New Home and Best Builder. “The Nashville home market keeps getting hotter, and the competition for Nashville Lifestyles’ Home

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Simplifying Home Automation

The trick is to choose the technologies you need, while ignoring those you don’t For some people, a new custom home is a chance to get the latest digital bells and whistles. The problem is that home automation can feel like a daunting topic and the wrong choices can lead to frustration. Which technologies will

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How to Fight Escalating Lumber Prices

How to Fight Escalating Lumber Prices The essential skill of value engineering Lumber continues to be THE big issue in homebuilding. As we write this in May 2021, costs for framing lumber and plywood are three times what they were a year ago. That’s right—they’ve tripled. It’s insane. They might go even higher. An April

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Keeping the Authorities Happy

Your home builder needs to navigate a maze of government regulations—homeowners can help make the process easier A successful new-home build is a predictable one, with no unpleasant surprises. Predictability comes from good planning, as well-planned projects tend to stay on budget and on schedule. Good planning includes making sure the home will meet all

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