Tag Archives: nashville

Bella Rustica Barn Sale

(If you’d like to find out about the 2012 Bella Rustica Sale, click here) Last Friday I attended a fantastic barn sale, full of vendors of vintage and upcycled vintage creations.  Located on the grounds of a historic farm property in Franklin, TN (right outside of Nashville), Bella Rustica  gathered dozens of artists and shopowners […]

Transformed by Color

No more heavy, formal dining rooms for me.  How about you?  source   A little paint goes a long way, but even someone who loves color can find it difficult to choose which hues to paint one’s walls and furnishings.  There are SO many choices, right???  source   I had a great Color Consultation with a […]

What Did They Choose? Exterior Paint Colors Revealed

If you read Monday’s post, this is the exterior paint scheme that my client chose to go with for her Federal-style home in Brentwood.  And the winner is . . . Option 3!   Initially, my client told me that she had always wanted a home with white trim and black shutters.  This was the […]

The Decorologist: Choose Exterior Paint Colors with Confidence!

I have found that when I do Exterior Color Consultations with a client, they have a great deal of difficulty envisioning the final outcome and are terrified to commit to a new color scheme!  When you are plunking down $10,000 – $20,000 on having the exterior of your home painted, you want to KNOW you are making […]

IKEA Bookcases – So Many Ways to Use Them!

The Expedit Bookcase is one of IKEA’s best-selling products, and it’s no wonder.  They’re inexpensive and incredibly versatile, making them the best value I’ve found in a bookcase.  They’re backless, so the color from the wall behind can show through.  source