Michelle Moore Creates National Designation for Realtors®

              When real estate agents get their license, they’re likely to quickly feel as though they have been thrown into the middle of a pool and left to sink or swim. Unfortunately, many agents get their license and are poorly trained and lack the knowledge and skill to grow their businesses and effectively represent a buyer or seller. This is an all-too-common issue and leads to discouragement, disappointment, frustration, and a high turnover rate within the industry. As Michelle Moore’s real estate business grew and she became one of the top selling agents in …

Perfect Pantries

                The function is key for today’s homeowners when designing the perfect pantry. When remodeling or building, the focus is often on the most highly trafficked room in the house: the kitchen.   Due to the open floor plans that remain so popular, it is more important than ever to keep the kitchen neat and tidy. And thus, pantries are quickly becoming a necessity for homeowners for not only storing food and supplies but for organizing appliances and preparing some food for family and guests.     Not simply a utilitarian space where …

Sheet Pan Style Buddha Bowls

  Print Sheet Pan Style Buddha Bowls Even avid home cooks can find a busy weeknight hectic. Fortunately, solutions like sheet pan suppers make it easy to create dishes with exceptional flavor depth that come together quickly and clean up just as fast. Keeping a variety of vegetables on hand makes it simple to pull together a family meal. Onions, for example, are versatile, flavorful, easy to store, have a long shelf-life and are available year-round from U.S. growers. For more tasty recipes, visit onions-usa.org and usaonions.com. Course Main Course Cuisine American, Chinese Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 40 …

Spicy Sheet Pan Roasted Jambalaya

Print Spicy Sheet Pan Roasted Jambalaya Even avid home cooks can find a busy weeknight hectic. Fortunately, solutions like sheet pan suppers make it easy to create dishes with exceptional flavor depth that come together quickly and clean up just as fast. Keeping a variety of vegetables on hand makes it simple to pull together a family meal. Onions, for example, are versatile, flavorful, easy to store, have a long shelf-life and are available year-round from U.S. growers. For more tasty recipes, visit onions-usa.org and usaonions.com. Course Main Course Cuisine American Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 28 minutes Total …

nashville lawn & garden show 2018

Returning to the Tennessee State Fairgrounds is the Nashville Lawn and Garden Show scheduled Thursday, March 1, through Sunday, March 4, 2018.     The four-day, indoor show will include live garden displays, lectures, vendors, floral designs, and special programing, including the popular Tennessee Wine Festival on Saturday afternoon. This year’s theme, “Guerrilla Gardening and the Urban Jungle,” will highlight topics such as small space gardens, urban horticulture, aquaponics, community gardens, and more.   Interactive, walk-through garden displays from some of Middle Tennessee’s top landscape and gardening companies will again be the centerpiece of the Nashville Lawn and Garden Show, …

Ask A Designer: Long Bedroom with Contrasting Wall

Q. I would like your opinion about a few ideas for my new bedroom. The room is long with a sitting area on one side. I plan to place the headboard on the smaller wall even though the model has the bed going the other way. My bed is a platform bed with lights around the headboard. I want to make the wall a contrast wall—but I don’t want a busy wall covering, because it would take away from the lights. I have art, but I’d rather treat the wall and keep it simple. Is there a color of paint …

Wonderful Windows

                    While perhaps the driving force in today’s window trends continues to be energy efficiency and ease of care, homeowners also want high-quality windows that can do it all—function efficiently, provide energy savings, and add style to both the façade and interior of the home with lots of light and unobstructed views. When shopping for windows, homeowners should pay attention to more than looks, according to industry experts. According to Don Stewart of Window and Door Concepts, “Not only are there countless design options, but there are also many operational styles …

You Can’t Miss This at the Nashville Home + Remodeling Expo

In its second annual year, the Nashville Home + Remodeling Expo, scheduled February 9-11 at the Music City Center, offers thousands of products, decorating, construction, and remodeling ideas for home enthusiasts. Additionally, the three-day event features celebrities, special guests, and exhibitors on the exhibition floor and the Fresh Ideas: Home Stage, designed by Decorating Den. While each of the more than 200 exhibitors bring a fresh, unique perspective to the show, below is a list of must-see features at this year’s show! BELGARD Belgard sets the stage for landscape design and innovation with its remarkable level of quality and craftsmanship …

Shopping East Nashville

Like much of the city, East Nashville changes from month to month, with home decor and accessories available in an ever-growing selection of shops.                                 Wallpaper & Designer Home Consignments Wallpaper & Designer Home Consignments offers a wide range of furnishings ranging from contemporary to traditional, as well as the city’s largest stock of wallpaper. Gently used sofas, chairs, and dining furniture can be found alongside bedroom suites and miscellaneous pieces.           Old Made Good Located behind Wallpaper & Designer home …

January/February 2018

This kitchen featuring Cambria’s Ella includes an open pantry in a separate space behind the stove and hood. It features open shelves, glass-fronted cabinets, and small appliances to make the homeowner’s life convenient while keeping many kitchen items and food prep out of sight