Last Sunday I had a perfect, wondrous, and beauteous day. I started the day out by gathering every container in my garage, and with the help of my friend, Brooks Mathews, created some lovely masterpieces for my patio. In the Nashville horticulture circles, Brooks is known as the blue ribbon expert when it comes to
Southern Houses & Gardens
Beautiful Southern homes come in all shapes and sizes. They can be a city condo overlooking a bustling downtown and river or an historical home with beautiful southern landscaping. No matter if you are a fan of contemporary or traditional, the homes showcased on StyleBlueprint are welcoming and beautiful and just the type to inspire.
My friend, who will go unnamed, is a planner and a do-er. I knew when she and her husband decided to build a few years back that every detail would be thought of. They fought to keep the home as small as possible and focused on high quality construction which was environmentally friendly. One of their
Let’s face it: our homes speak volumes about our personalities. They are a mirror to our outlook on life sometimes reflecting our sense of welcome, order, beliefs or simply the way we like to adorn our own little world inside four walls. Rarely has a home mirrored the inner soul of the owner so completely as the
We spend pretty much every 4th of July in a little NC mountain community called Balsam. Nestled in-between Waynesville (home to The Swag, a Nashville favorite) and Sylva, on HWY 19/23, the 4th always seems to be straight out of Southern Living Magazine. Actually, as under the radar as Balsam is to Nashville, let me