For Blinds, Shutters, and Interior Furnishings For Distinctive Homes, Turn to BlueHouse

Locally and family owned, BlueHouse Blinds, Shutters & Rugs offers 34 years of experience in serving the interior needs of homeowners in Middle Tennessee. With two showrooms in the area, owner Roy Strickland says, “we’re the area’s leading blinds and shutters specialist.” “We offer blinds, shutters, drapes, lamps, furniture, and more to meet our customers’ needs,” Strickland says. An official Graber® dealer, the company offers free estimates and also offers remote controlled blinds. Visitors to the BlueHouse showrooms will find numerous area rugs from which to choose, as well as chairs, dining room tables, home decor, and fine art. Showrooms are in …

Be in control and enjoy the view with ShadeWorks installed solar screens

The west setting sun blaring down, bugs running rampant, blasting rain soaking your patio furniture—Nashville weather changes on a dime so you and your patio need to be prepared for it! Family-owned and -operated, ShadeWorks has been supplying shade products for over 15 years and offers a wide variety of products to fit every homeowner’s needs. Designed to get the most out of your space, ShadeWork’s installed solar screens will give you all the coverage needed, without taking away the view. Built with all-aluminum framing, these fiberglass-woven screens have served the company’s clients’ purposes in: cutting down on bugs, sunlight, …

HGTV’s “Property Brothers: Buying & Selling” Adds TN Box Beams to Increase Home Value

When homeowners want to increase their home’s resale value, they turn to Property Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott—and when Jonathan and Drew wanted to add wood beams to enhance a Nashville property for their show, their producers turned to TN Box Beams. “Wood beams are a hot, yet classic look,” said Phil Stoner, president of TN Box Beams. “We were thrilled to join Jonathan and Drew on their set to feature our wood beams in an episode of “Property Brothers: Buying & Selling” that will air in the spring.” TN Box Beams began when a local builder approached Stoner’s craftsmen …

Nashville Painting Company— Creating Beauty Inside and Out

Since the Nashville Painting Company was started in 2011, the company has committed to the goal of providing excellence in service to local communities. At the heart of the company’s ethos is a drive to deliver the highest quality experience to every customer, regardless of the size of the job. This attitude, which values the needs of homeowners and commercial business owners, has solidified the Nashville Painting Company’s place as a service provider that delivers on the promises it makes. The Nashville Painting Company takes an innovative approach to provide customer satisfaction. While quality painting services is a focus, the …

Living Lavishly Outdoors with 2018 Trends

  (Family Features) As many families prepare to ramp up their time spent outside, it can be helpful to keep the latest trends in mind while planning for outdoor living spaces. According to research from the International Casual Furnishings Association, many people use outdoor rooms for things they can do indoors – from using cell phones for calls and games to working on computers, watching TV, eating, exercising and, of course, relaxing. Since 70 percent of survey respondents said they enjoy spending time in an outdoor living space more than inside, it’s fitting that the 2018 furnishing trends address the …

Get Ready for Guests

Tips to prepare your home for summer entertaining (Family Features) Summer entertaining season brings joy, laughter and plenty of ways to create special memories. From a fresh coat of paint to some simple sprucing up, you can ensure your home is poised to be the perfect backdrop to a fun-filled summer. Color can have an enormous effect on a room’s overall atmosphere, so bringing out your home’s unique charm can be as simple as a quick change of wall color. Change up the feel of your space and make each room warm and welcoming with these tips from Valspar Paint …

Reimagine Home Upgrades

  Summer is an ideal time to reimagine your home and make upgrades to help create a fresh, welcoming vibe. Freshen up your space with simple steps like throwing open the windows, taking advantage of previously ignored spaces throughout your home and maximizing natural light. Find more tips to upgrade your home at whyskylights.com.   SOURCE: Velux

4 easy projects to turn trash into treasure

(BPT) – Crafting is a great way to relieve stress and express your creative side — and fortunately, you don’t have to be a master craftsman — or spend a fortune on materials — to have fun and enjoy the benefits. “A great way to get into crafting is by ‘upcycling’ — bringing new life into items you already have,” said Dinah Wulf, author, and blogger of the website DIY Inspired. “Some of my favorite projects can be done with ordinary household items and just a dab of glue.” Here are four easy “upcycled” projects to get your creative juices …

Fresh Home Upgrades for Spring

(Family Features) After a long winter cooped up indoors, spring is the perfect time to start re-imagining your home and making upgrades that create a fresh, welcoming vibe. These project ideas – some big, some small – can help breathe new life into your home so you’re ready to enjoy your favorite rooms to the fullest. Air it out Months of closed windows and doors can make any room feel dusty and stale. As soon as temperatures allow, throw open the windows and skylights to let the fresh air chase away the remnants of winter. It’s a perfect time to …

Meet Margi Your Expert Designer

  At Margi’s, we are obsessively passionate about beautiful things!  We are always on the search for the ever-evolving mix, always exciting collection of products that inspire a timeless sophistication, yet edgy and fresh. In two words – casual elegance.     Margi’s caters to those who are searching for the unexpected – for a way to design and enhance their home through their unique and specific expressions of individuality and style. Choose from many wood stains or painted finishes for a wide selection of cabinets, sideboards, beds, desks, etc. Select from 100’s of fabrics and leathers for the perfect cozy …