Tag Archives: historic homes

Neutral Paint Colors for Historic Homes? No Way!

Time and again, I’ve seen people use neutral paint colors for historic homes. With very few exceptions, it doesn’t work. Why not? Beige and gray paint colors have been all the rage for go-to interior colors since the 1990’s. Not so much prior to that. Your grandparents and grandparents’ grandparents were looking to brighten up […]

Why Didn’t Faith Hill Hire Me?

Nashville superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw just put their 700+ acre farm up for sale.  Of course, they own multiple properties in this town as well as Los Angeles, but this one is SPECIAL. take a gander at the original mural wallpaper and that staircase

What’s the Complexion of Your Home?

The bulk of what I do is Paint Color Consultations.  Something just hit me the other day and made me kinda laugh out loud (sitting by myself like a psycho).  As many neutral paint colors that I specify for clients’ homes, I have NEVER used a neutral paint color in my own homes.     […]

Highlights from A Neighborhood Home Tour

One of my favorite things to do is to attend home tours in historic neighborhoods.   We have our fair share of such annual tours here in Nashville.    The Whitland Neighborhood Home Tour, which I blogged about last year here,  is one of the highlights of my year.  Of course, I wanted to share highlights with […]