Right across from the meadow, on the mountain I’ve been going to since I was born, is the old Farmer Jones house and barn. As happens with many old mountain farm houses, the main house, apple house and garage did not stand the test of time well. It became sad to pass by the house…
In the South, we love our homes and interior design is a big deal. We aim to inspire with our beautiful local and regional homes we feature each month. We also showcase expert designer tips and tricks for every room in the house. And, as we have a special affinity for kitchens, we try to feature a spectacular one each month as well!
StyleBlueprint answers a reader question about what to bring to a 4th of July gathering.
On the cover of the May 2010 House Beautiful are some gorgeous pillows. The one that caught my eye also sold the magazine to me. It’s the cream one with felted circles below. I was shocked to check the resources and see that this 20″ pillow, with insert included, is from Crate and Barrel for
I use my silver quite a bit; the pattern is Chantilly and I have pieces that have been in my family for five generations. But it’s not an everyday event. With some recent purchases, though, we now are using silver – just a different set – each and every day. I was at my friend
*Be sure to read through this post as there is a 25% off coupon code for a great Cork bag just for StyleBlueprint readers! Cork: it’s natural, environmentally friendly, durable and just plain cool. It’s everywhere now and promises to continue to grow in popularity as the green movement has become mainstream. Ten years ago,
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
After talking with designer Amanda Burdge, I knew it would be fun to compare her design experience in Las Vegas to the design style of good ol’ Nashvegas. Plus, we got some tips on sprucing up your home for the Spring/Summer seasons. Amanda moved here just five years ago and has already created quite a
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
Ever since we moved into this house in 2005, I have wanted to paint every wall and change out every light fixture. Before we moved in, most walls were painted and the most egregious of the lighting was replaced. I have been on a quest ever since to change out a few more of the
I adore succulents. I’m becoming obsessed actually. While considered a bit like a cactus, with the little water they need, succulents don’t look out of place in a Southern home. We have a concrete pot in the North Carolina mountains filled with succulents. They’ve been there for decades and no one does anything to them.