About the Cover Poolside is the perfect spot to spend a beautiful day in Nashville. Shown is Summer Classics’ Skye collection of wicker, shown here the Oyster finish. The stone top is antique marble and the chair fabric is Satine Either. See our feature on outdoor living here. For more information visit www.summerclassics.com.
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29th Annual Southern Women’s Show Returns with a New Look
The Southern Women’s Show returns to Nashville April 30-May 3 with a new look and a startling list of stars and attractions for a smart and stylish 2015.
In its 29th year, the show has rolled out a whimsical new logo that hints at festive entertainment and fun, according to Stacy Abernethy, executive show manager. Show hours are from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday.
Castle Homes, builder of the 2013 Southern Living Idea House, is launching a Premier Signature Home open house June 12-28 in the Hunterdon neighborhood in Forest Hills in Southern Davidson County. Built by Castle Homes, the home will feature the latest in home building, interior design, architecture, and outdoor living space.
The elegance and charm of a Southern Contemporary Folk style home will showcase the latest home interior design and building in a new signature home event, Nashville Symphony Show House, Being built by Castle Homes in partnership with noted architecture firm, Wade Weissmann Architecture, Inc., the event is slated to be Nashville’s top home tour of the year drawing visitors from across the Southeast while helping support the Nashville Symphony says Castle Homes President Alan Looney, builder of the national 2013 Southern Living Idea House.
Nolensville will be taking the spotlight October 3-18 for this year’s Parade of Homes in the new Sherwood Green Estates.
The Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee chose the community, which features several builders.
“Our builders are going to create some truly special homes with unique features you won’t see anywhere else,” David McGowan, owner and president of Regent Homes and its subsidiary, Regent Sherwood Development, said in a statement. “We’re looking forward to giving attendees a show they won’t forget.”
More than 18,000 potential home owners are expected to attend to see the latest in home decor, construction and technology.
“Nolensville is proud to be a part of this year’s parade and can’t wait to welcome visitors to the event,” said Nolensville Mayor Jimmy Alexander in a prepared statement.
Sherwood Green Estates is located at 3267 Burris Drive. For more information, visit www.hbamt.org.
From fabric and rugs to lamps and accessories, Brentwood is a distinct shopping district in its own right. Just off I-65 you’ll find an enormous selection of furniture, gifts, rugs, and more.
Q. My new condo is transitional with mostly straight lines. I can’t change the floor plan, but I can customize some of the built-in elements like countertops, cabinets, fireplace, and shower tiles. I travel internationally and really want to create a resort feel even though the condo is in downtown Nashville. The rooms are not big, but they are open to each other, so it doesn’t feel small. How many colors and patterns should I use in each room? How do I get an exotic feel without a lot of clutter? Since I travel a lot, I don’t want to spend time dusting when I get home Should I paint all it one wall color?
For years the experts have been telling us about the benefits of using native plants in our yards and gardens. Native plants are those that occur naturally in a regional area. Native species have evolved over time to thrive with biological and physical factors specific to their region such as soil, climate, and rainfall.