Tag Archives: southern living

Trendspotting at the Southern Living Showcase House

I was invited for a personally guided tour through the new Southern Living Showcase House in the The Grove in middle Tennessee. The home was designed by architect Mitchell Barnett and built by Hatcliff Construction, which has been a part of the Southern Living Custom Home Builder Program for 9 years.   As I took […]

Ty’s House Community Center In Southern Living Magazine

When my friend, Nancy, told me that Southern Living magazine was featuring the Hard Bargain Association in Franklin, TN in an upcoming issue, I was excited for a couple of reasons. The Hard Bargain Association is a grassroots, non-profit organization seeking to preserve Hard Bargain, a historic African American neighborhood, which was founded over 130 […]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas – At the Southern Living Idea House

Tuesday I spent a magical evening at the newly decorated Southern Living idea House at Fontanel where the builder, Castle Homes, gave VIP guests (including me!) a special private tour. It feels as though the Christmas season has begun in Nashville! photo by The Decorologist

The 10 Commandments of Southern Living by Editor Lindsay Bierman

Have you seen the latest issue of Southern Living magazine yet?  It features the Southern Living Idea House at Fontanel here in Nashville, where I got to meet with Southern Living editor, Lindsay Bierman, just a few weeks ago when I got a sneak-peek tour of the home: Lindsay Bierman and me at Fontanel 2013 […]

How Phoebe Howard Designed the Nashville Southern Living Idea House

Interior designer Phoebe Howard said that when she first flew into Nashville, she was inspired by the green of the rolling hills and the blue of the middle Tennessee sky.  Accordingly, she chose a color scheme of blues, greens, and creamy white for Fontanel’s Southern Living Idea House.  The colors are along this line: Traditional […]