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Vignette Boutique Vignette Boutique is a richly layered, visually aesthetic lifestyle boutique full of beautiful and inspiring merchandise and atmosphere. With items sourced from varied and diverse markets, Vignette Boutique offers an eclectic selection of stunning home goods, textiles, art, gifts, jewelry, and apparel that incorporate vintage, faith-based, natural, and artistic elements. Located on the roundabout in Brentwood, Vignette’s merchandise selection offers shoppers a unique and memorable experience. Located at the roundabout in Brentwood, Vignette embodies all things positive and uplifting. 130 Wilson Pike Circle, Brentwood, TN 615-370-7990 https://www.vignettebrentwoodtn.com/ Spruce Fashion + Furnishings Spruce Fashion + Furnishings, born from founder and …

Go Long on Game Day Ready-for-action recipes to feed fans

(Family Features) When game day arrives and your crowd is ready to crank up the heat, turning to appetizers and dishes that feed the whole group can help save the season. You can defend against overly complicated recipes with long cook times by instead opting for finger foods and handheld snacks that allow for more pregame prep and less cleanup after the final whistle. For example, setting up a chili bar allows for convenient eating throughout the game as it’s easy to keep warm for hours. To give your guests a variety of flavors to choose from, these recipes for …

Add Mexican Flair to Game Day Favorites

(Family Features) Football season, for many people, is just as much about the food as it is about the action. No matter who’s playing and whether you’re at a tailgate or living room watch party, one thing is for sure: football and flavor go hand-in-hand. When you’re huddling up to figure out how to score a touchdown with your game day spread, consider taking your snacks to the next level by adding an authentic Mexican flair. Opt for traditional Mexican ingredients like chorizo, queso fresco or cotija in meals and snacks that are already football mainstays, including nachos, tacos and …

Bonus Room Design

Bonus rooms or bonus space offer homeowners lots of options for how to use the space while multiplies design ideas. Whether a kids playroom, a teen hangout room, a master suite, an office, or meditation space, a bonus room offers a lot of flexibility and invites truly innovate design choices and the opportunity to transform that bonus room into the room of your dreams. Our experts point out that there are lots of design options trending for bonus room space in 2021. Topping the list is a media or theater room. Perhaps inspired by the pandemic and everyone living and …

Legend Homes creating custom homes based on craftsmanship and innovative design.

Doug Herman wanted to create a home building company focused on quality craftsmanship, innovative design and outstanding customer service when he founded Legend Homes in 2005. Since that time, Legend Homes has grown into one of Middle Tennessee’s premier luxury home builders. Herman brings more than 30 years of experience in the home building industry. He got his start as a project/quality assurance manager before working as a vice president of construction for a large home building company in Atlanta and Nashville. Doug’s early education in quality assurance and attention to detail continues to inform Legend’s work and vision. Doug …

Designer Fabrics

With the pandemic changing everything including the way that we live in our homes, homeowners are transitioning into a more confident approach to decorating. This transition is encouraging designers to move away from safe, muted tones in favor of bolder trends that feature graphic prints and rich color palettes. Celebrating raw materials, organic textures, and crafts, decorator fabrics for 2021 are embracing color and nature by mixing texture and color, and beautiful, smaller scale florals. With fabric, our experts point out there are interesting trends emerging in all areas such as color, texture, pattern, scale of print, “Color and texture. …

CHINOISERIE WALLPAPER DONE RIGHT

In the realm of the wallpaper world, there are a plethora of options in style: geometric, modern, abstract, chintz, floral and many more. One of my favorite styles and designs in wallpaper is the ‘old-school’ chinoiserie. I understand that for some, this style might be too intimidating and unfamiliar. There is such a wide range in Chinoiserie wallpaper: in patterns and colorways, in period and scale, along with other elements to consider. I always recommend trying to understand your final goal and concept. Do you want to go bold? Monochromatic? Soothing and calm?  Specific period or thematic? Do you want it to …

A Creamy Recipe Created for Families

(Culinary.net) A lazy Sunday afternoon cuddled up with family, playing in the rain with your kids and tasting a perfect, sweet treat on a summer day can be some of the simplest yet best parts of life. Recipes that can be made with clean, fresh ingredients in a matter of minutes make some of the best-tasting dishes, snacks and treats. Sometimes keeping it simple is the best route to take as opposed to confusing prep that takes too much time. This Strawberry Mousse, which is made with families in mind, is a perfect recipe to make with your little ones …

Award-Winning Outdoor Space Inspiration

(Family Features) Renovating your home’s outdoor spaces not only enhances the aesthetic but can also provide a host of recreational benefits. Taking a look at award-winning projects can help many homeowners draw inspiration while also identifying capable, reputable contractors to take on the project. For example, selected by a panel of industry experts based on functionality, aesthetics, craftsmanship, innovation and degree of difficulty, these 2021 National Association of the Remodeling Industry National Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award Winners showcase a variety of ideas for upgrading your outdoor spaces. Find the complete list at nari.org/cotywinners. Residential Landscape Design/Outdoor Living Under …

Craftsmanship, Outdoor Living Define Trace Homes

Located on a beautiful Brentwood hilltop, with a stunning view, is the latest Trace Construction home in the stately, gated community of Cartwright Close. This exclusive community boosts several their homes which have really raised the bar on craftsmanship and outdoor living. Entering into the summer months in Tennessee, the real estate market remains strong with this latest home receiving a contract on the day it was listed by Realtor Lisa Culp Taylor, LCT Team – Parks, which she says is a reflection of the market and the popularity of Trace Construction homes. “Finding a luxury home surrounded by multiple acres …