We’re ringing in the final month of summer with a fresh collection of local FINDS, and we’re excited to share them with you. From subtle home accessories and dainty fine jewelry to large area rugs and summer fashions, we’ve got quite a list to keep you busy. This August, dress yourself and your home with gems from some great Nashville spots!
Nothing says summer quite like colorful tableware. Fun fact: this seafoam symGlass drinkware is BPA free and nearly unbreakable. Sip your refreshing cocktails out of this bright cup that will add a vibrant touch to your dinner spread. Available at Hester & Cook for $14 each, these are August party must-haves.
Wood serving tray
As you’re serving appetizers or drinks at your last backyard gatherings, this 12-by-16-inch tray from 1767 Designs is a hosting necessity. It is made of reclaimed lath wood and boasts leather handles for easy transport of all of your beverage-providing needs. Get this tray for $115, and make use of a striking and functional piece while hosting get togethers this August.
If you have a cheese board on your dinner menu, these wood-handled knives from COLOR are the perfect tools to slice and serve. Complete your spread aesthetic with the most stunning and photo-worthy knives, available for $12 and $16.
Pop the cork at your August gatherings with this German white wine, available at Midtown Corkdorks Wine, Spirits & Beer. For $36.99, this light and dry Koehler-Ruprecht Riesling will perfectly pair with any warm evening outside!
Versatile, chic and responsibly made “building blocks for the dynamic wardrobe,” the collection at Natalie Busby has something for every woman. This month, we are loving this gorgeous top, $198, made in collaboration with local natural dyer, Honor | Of, using red onion skins from our dear friends at Green Door Gourmet — now there is a dream team! Check out this collection of locally made clothing pieces and you will surely fall in love along with us.
As the summer winds down and you return to your normal exercise routine, we highly recommend you invest in a new pair of kicks to get you going. Check out the shoe that people are raving about, On’s Cloudflyer shoe, available at Fleet Feet Sports. This shoe is popular with runners and non-runners, suitable for those of you who love an indoor workout class. Get these bright, fun and lightweight shoes for $160 (also available in men’s styles).
There is something special about a delicate hoop, and these exquisitely detailed earrings are no exception. This $290 pair is absolutely sparkling, and we are sure that once you try them on, you won’t want to take them off. Find them at Cindi Earl Fine Jewelry.
FOR YOUR GIFTING
Spread the scent of fresh flowers throughout your home with these Bedrock Tree Farm soy candles from Flower Mart. Handcrafted and available in a variety of scents for $21.99, these would make excellent hostess gifts that keep on giving!
Tote & travel cup
We all know that keeping track of coffee mugs is an impossible feat, and bringing food on the go is never glamorous. Give the gift of coordinating travel food and drink items from MacKenzie-Childs, available at Dish Dish Goose. Snag the cup for $32 and the tote for $28 to eat and drink on the go with the chicest pieces!
Give your home an element of subtle shine with these beautiful books from TWO for Home. Stack them on a side table or store them on a bookshelf to show off the metallic spines and the cursive covering. Grab the large book for $70 and the smaller books for $38 each and get creative stying them in your home!
Spell out a name on a mantle, create a monogram on a wall or add an initial to any bedroom with these striking brass letters. They come with screws on the back for simplified hanging and will add a personalized touch to any space. Find them at Preservation Station for $55 each.
This delicate and timeless glassware will artistically show off any contents or stand alone as an elegant decorative piece. Northgate Gallery continues to wow us with a spectacular collection of fine antiques, and this glassware for $60 is exactly why!
Oh, the places we are dreaming to put these tall and rustic silver vases from Epiphany Home Design. Add a large one, $150, with a bright flower to your kitchen countertop for an eye-catching display, or use a smaller one, $75, as a dainty bedside piece that complements any color scheme. We love to imagine the endless placement possibilities!
The artistry in the details of a rug from Nashville Rug Gallery is always a notable, splurge-worthy find. This beautiful Vintage Anatolian 3.7-foot-by-5.7-foot rug is just the luxe home item that we are certainly loving. Get it for $1,215, or shop the store’s entire collection of varying sizes, from different price points to add to your home.
In the spirit of monthly FINDS, we are loving any chance to snag a discounted find. In this case, Designer Finds presents to you this Louis Vuitton bag for $850. Visit the store to experience their incredible selection of luxury consignment items!
Bring the wonder of an Ed Nash work of art to your walls with this 20-inch-by-16-inch acrylic on artist’s board painting for $1,200. His collection of abstract paintings has gained widespread popularity and hang beautifully in any setting (one of which includes the walls of our StyleBlueprint office). You can clearly see why this FIND drew our eyes!
There are too many reasons we’re obsessed with these embroidered tees from SB Shop. Nashville-based company Omega Apparel joined us to bring you these comfortable and cute shirts that give us the sweetest everyday reminder to “be kind do good.” So we are spreading our love this month in sharing our go-to tees that we know you’ll love too! Get yours for $38.
If there is a jewelry piece that complements virtually any outfit, it’s the cuff. Available now at SB Shop, these Carden Avenue dueling pearl cuffs look amazing individually or as a stack on your wrist. The large and small freshwater pearls rest on sterling silver ($78) or gold-filled ($88) cuff bracelets.
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