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Interior Design

Shedding Light on Window Options

It wasn’t that long ago that a window was a window … was a window. Basically, a hole in the wall fitted with a wood-framed pane of glass that allowed a view to the outside and provided a little bit of daylight into a house. Over the past 25 years, windows have changed dramatically. Not

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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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Make A House A Home In Artful Ways

One of the ways in which a house becomes a home is when the dwellers within start collecting items that reflect their life journey like original artwork. In Nashville’s only Southern Living Showcase Home, opening October 21 in southern Davidson County, in addition to discovering great design ideas, you’ll feel like you’re stepping into a

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Southern Living Showcase Home Dining Room

Intriguing Design Element: Natural Hide Rug

What do natural hide rugs, Lee Ann Rimes and Dana Goodman have in common?  Goodman, one of the talented Southern Living Showcase Home interior designers, has woven her signature design element into the penthouse of the Terrazzo where Rimes’ Great American Country special “Backstory” interviews took place. Adding some design intrigue to the uber interesting

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The Art Of The Perfect Porch

Nothing beckons to the heart like a great screen porch. The Southern Living Showcase Home has accomplished the art of the perfect porch with its gorgeous outdoor living room, open for visits select days October 21 through November 6 at the new Dorset Park neighborhood in Brentwood, Tennessee. Built by custom homebuilder Castle Homes, the

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Castle Homes News

Answering the Current Building Products Challenge

How to keep your new home on track amid COVID-related price spikes and shortages If you’re ready to start a new custom home, you may need to deal with the ongoing fallout from the coronavirus-related economic shutdown. That means working with your builder to mitigate its impact. The problem, as we all know, started in

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Why Budget Poker Is a Bad Bet

Transparency about what you can afford is the only way to get the most house for your money. Your new custom home is likely one of your biggest-ever investments, so you obviously need a builder you can trust. Ways to confirm trustworthiness include reading online reviews, calling references and noting the builder’s professional certifications. As

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The Perfect Kitchen

This imaginative and fun exercise will get you a space that’s just right for your needs One of the many benefits of a new custom home is that the kitchen can be perfectly tailored to support how you cook and entertain. A first step to getting that result is to think through the space in

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Considering the ‘New’ Home Office

Societal trends are making the home office a must-have for many homeowners. Careful planning is the key to getting a space where you can be truly productive. Remote work arrangements have been on the upswing for a long time. Research firm Global Workplace Analytics figured in 2019 that there were 4.3 million telecommuters in the

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Dreamy Backyard Getaways to Inspire Your Home by StyleBlueprint

by Brianna Goebel, StyleBlueprint As many of us start to dream about summer days and much-anticipated vacations (perhaps more so than usual), we often look outside our home’s four walls for some peace and relaxation. However, you don’t need to travel far away for the getaway of your dreams. Local builders, architects and interior designers

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