About the Cover Nashville’s newest signature home event, the Nashville Symphony Show House, opens for tours June 12-28 in the Forest Hills area off Hillsboro Road. Built by Castle Homes, the Southern contemporary folk style home includes a covered porch, that features Mark Simmons Interiors’ accessories and Bennett Galleries’ art. It boasts pops of coral, aged teak furniture, a charming fiddle leaf fig by Priscillia’s Plants, and spring arrangement by Garden Delights. Visit castlehomes.com for tickets and tour info.
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Nashville Symphony Show House Open June 12-28
When you step onto the wooded, two-acre site for the Nashville Symphony Show House, you might wonder if the Southern contemporary folk style home, open for tours daily June 12-28, isn’t centuries old. Tour hours are from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.
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 one side of town to the other, Murfreesboro offers a variety of home decor shops for the intrepid explorer.
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?
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