Tag Archives: antiques

My 8 Favorite Things at the Antiques & Garden Show

On Saturday I attended the 2019 Antiques & Garden Show at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville. High-end vendors gathered from across the country to display their best of the best, and it was an amazing sight to see! It’s interesting that even at an event all about decorating with antiques, current trends emerge. […]

A Passion for Home – Ticket Giveaway for the Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville!

It’s that time of year! Next weekend is the 2019 Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville, which is chocked full of unique antique vendors as well as delivering high-end home, garden, and party tips provided by a stellar line-up of speakers. Now in its 29th year, The Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville is the […]

I Missed My Convention, So Now What?

After spending about 10 days bedridden with a wicked upper respiratory infection, a girl can get a little stir crazy. Sadly, I missed the Real Estate Staging Association® convention in Las Vegas because the astounding amount of mucus I was generating would have been, well, a bit off-putting . . . and consequently, I missed […]

Living Grief and Beauty

When things get complicated, when life gets difficult, when bad things happen – it’s hard to jump back in and write an inspiring post about decorating or color or staging or ANYTHING. Grief is overwhelming. That’s where I am right now, so I hope you will bear with me.   On occasion, I am offered […]

Everything But the House – The Secret is Out

You know I love a good sale.  I especially love estate sales where I can find unique vintage (if not antique) furniture and accessories that really give a home personality and history (even if it’s someone else’s history!). keep reading to see how you can win $100! To get the good stuff, it’s often necessary […]

Country Living & Decorating

Last weekend I spent some time in the country, where decorating ideas abounded.     This is the home where I stayed with my elder daughter.     This beautiful home belongs to the director of the new school my daughter will be attending this year.   She invited the students in my daughter’s grade, […]

My 3 Secrets to Living with Antiques Without Getting Bogged Down in the Granny

Do you love antiques?  I certainly do – surrounding yourself with things that have history and meaning is a wonderful way to live.  Unfortunately, it’s easy to unintentionally overdo it.   So here’s 3 of my secrets to keep you from getting bogged down in “the granny”.  source