Counters at different heights is one way to incorporate universal design into a home, as shown in this kitchen featuring Cambria’s Ella™ in the Marble Collection. It offers the timeless beauty of marble, but with superior performance. Cambria’s Marble Collection is nonporous, scratch resistant, and never needs sealing. Photo courtesy Cambria.
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HBAMT Home Show Slated January 13-15
If you’re considering remodeling or redecorating your home, or would just like to see what's new in home improvement, the HBAMT's Home Show slated January 13-15 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds is a great place to start. Hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 per person and children aged 12 and under are admitted free of charge.
interior design & building
trends seminar February 10
A seminar focusing on the hottest interior design and home building trends is scheduled 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, February 10. Participants will be exposed to information about the newest design trends, textures, finishes, colors, and their uses.
Those who are planning to build a new home or remodel an existing home will benefit from the insights to be offered by a panel of experts who understand the array of decisions that home building or remodeling entail. The seminar will take place at the Middle Tennessee Home Builders Association (HBAMT) headquarters in Brentwood.
Carrying the theme Cutivated Style, the Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville returns to the Music City Center February 3-5. American interior designer, author, and television personality Nate Berkus will headline the keynote program at the 27th annual event
Each year, the Antiques and Garden Show presents more than 150 fine antiques and horticultural dealers, making it the largest show of its kind in the country. Proceeds from the show will benefit Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art and the charities of the Economic Club of Nashville (ECON).
Offerings in Lebanon include home decor, plumbing fixtures, lighting, and accessories, as well as the antique stores near and on the square. Exit I-40 East on US 231/Cumberland Street head north toward the square.
Q.We have had a house built for us that has some nice upgrades, but it isn’t our dream home. I insisted we hold back on the construction cost so I could decorate it nicely. Now, I’m shopping and I’m disappointed at all the neutral furniture and rustic decor that I see.
In The Garden: Why Didn't My Hydrangeas Bloom This Year?
Every year, at least one client asks me this question. As with any living thing in nature, the question “why?” often has several answers that could apply. Here are some of the reasons why hydrangeas don’t bloom…