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 […]
I was so sad to hear that the YMCA ShowHouse I visited in Brentwood last month suffered $600,000 worth of damage in a fire. The builder of the 7,300 square foot European farmhouse bought the home for himself and his family. Here’s a picture I snapped of the home last week after I heard the news.
Today I want to share with you one of the most beautiful places in the world – Leeds Castle. I visited England in February of this year, and touring this castle was on my must-do list.
Just two more days until the 2010 Crieve Hall Tour of Homes. We are close to ready. Or, should I say, our house is close to ready. Deadlines are good – they help us get things accomplished, right? As far as house projects, there is nothing like a party or upcoming event to get me (and […]
The last time I was in the home of David and Michelle Arms was many years ago. They then lived in an old stone cottage in East Nashville. In a mere 900 square feet, they had packed more design genious and artistic imagination than you would ever see in most large showhouse designer homes. Fast forward […]
What a crazy week this has been! It’s freezing cold and snowy, the kids have been out of school for two days, I’ve worked with a couple of clients on projects, and I’ve been scurrying around planning the decor for a camp-themed women’s retreat at my church this weekend. The most exciting part of the week was the […]
I’m a big fan of historic home tours. Here in Nashville, there are about a dozen annual tours of historic neighborhoods. I hit as many as I can. My current favorite is a tour of a high-end historic neighborhood off West End Avenue. Recently, my daughter and I spent a Saturday appreciating the architecture and […]