Shopping Downtown Nashville

Shopping Nashville offers an eclectic mix of experiences that offer shoppers their own experience while feasting on everything Nashville has to offer. Most notably, shopping for home décor and accessories in Nashville offers something uniquely inspiring for everyone. The Nashville Design Collective The Nashville Design Collective is comprised state of the art lighting, textiles, flooring, furniture, cabinetry, appliance, stone, and more all from vendors around the country. A multi-vendor, one-stop shopping adventure, the Collective showcases the most remarkable names in home décor and does it all under one roof. The Collective, a converted 45,000 square foot converted mop factory located …

Easy painted pumpkins

Everyone loves pumpkins but nobody loves scraping out all of that icky stuff from it’s insides. This simple craft project eliminates the need to remove the pumpkin insides and helps you get an adorable pumpkin. A cute family friendly craft project. Take a small pumpkin and create your very own masterpiece. This is a fun project that kids and elderly can participate in.  Just a few supplies are needed. 2          paint brushes 1          bottle white acrylic paint 1          bottle black acrylic paint Take pumpkin wash and let dry. Use white paint and paint 2 coats covering …

November/December issue

About the Cover These amazing Christmas cookies were designed and baked by Brooke Houschildt of Murfreesboro, TN. You can reach Brooke on instagram.com/zo_many_creations or on facebook.com/ZoManyCreations/. Sugar Cookies are a holiday favorite and easy to make. In Europe during the 17th century their popularity spread throughout the Continent. The Sugar cookie recipe eventually make it to America landing in Pennsylvania in the 1700’s. Sugar cookies may be formed by hand, dropped, or rolled and cut into shapes. They are decorated with sugar, icing, sprinkles, or a combination of them. Today’s sugar cookies are more of an art form than the …

The Hearth & Grill Shop Serving Nashville since 1974

Supplying Middle Tennessee with gas and wood burning appliances, The Hearth & Grill Shop is family owned and operated. The Sullivan family opened their doors in April 1974 and have three generations working together to provide you with first class products and service.Cold Weather is Here – Let’s Get those Gas Logs Burning! Staying Home & Cozy by your fireplace! The Hearth & Grill Shop is your grill and fireplace superstore. Family owned and operated since 1974 by the Sullivan Family. In October we see the beautiful tress starting to change to bright yellow and orange colors.  You know that …

How to Turn Your Rubbish into Garden Gold

A Simple Breakdown of Compost: How to Turn Your Rubbish into Garden Gold By Shanna Jones, Plant Collections Manager at Cheekwood Banana peels, eggshells, coffee grounds, leaves. These are a few of my favorite things…to throw into my compost pile. Integrating compost into your garden’s soil is the least expensive, most helpful thing you can do to improve the overall health of your garden. Learn how to start and nourish a simple compost pile, making good use of materials you would otherwise throw away. The Location First, build your rubbish pile directly on the ground, and you can contain it …

4 Questions to ask before hiring a Contractor

Four Questions to Ask a Contractor BEFORE They Start Work On Your Home We’ve all had bad experiences with home-repair contractors at one time or another. They cancel appointments or show up late. They don’t clean up after the job is done. Maybe they spring an unexpected charge on you, forcing you to pay more than the estimate. Regardless of the situation, once a contractor has started work, you typically feel as if you have to see it through, no matter what happens. After all, you don’t want to leave a job half done, right? And this means they have …

Mud Rooms for Everyone

Typically, the first room when entering the house through the back or side door, is the mudroom. Often thought of as a utility room or place to drop whatever is in your hands, the mudroom is moving out of hiding by embracing its own sense of style and purpose. Used as an entryway, transition space, and/or a combination space with laundry or pets, homeowners are starting to see mudrooms as something beyond a utilitarian space. Mudrooms are becoming integrated into the home’s aesthetic. More than just a place to toss shoes, drop jackets, and collect pet accessories, architects and designers …

Top Trending Kitchen Designs

While the all-white kitchen design might never go out of style, there are plenty new design trends for 2020 that will allow homeowners the opportunity to find their unique style amongst the latest crazes. Accent colors, natural, ego friends and sustainable items, Most industry experts agree that they continue to see white shaker-style cabinets more than other choices, and handmade tiles and materials help homeowners add some soul to their space, while hardware and metal finishes invite homeowners to push the envelope without overshadowing the overall design. While kitchens are still the most used space in the home, kitchen design …

The Ultimate Balance Kitchen Sink Design

Kitchens are no longer just for cooking. A kitchen is often the main hub for the home where families get together or friends meet up for brunch or dinner or cocktails. Remodeling or designing a kitchen, the most trafficked area of the house, requires time, planning, and a willingness to work with all the fine details. Everything makes a difference including something as utilitarian as the sink. Thus, the kitchen sink is a vital part of kitchen design. While considering the type and style of the sink might seem like a low priority, focusing on finding a balance between the …

Shopping in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro is located Southeast of Nashville and home to Middle Tennessee State University. It’s more than a bedroom community and a college town. It’s the sixth-largest city in Tennessee. There are many home & design related businesses located in its 39 square mile area. Blue House Blinds, Shutters & Rugs is the area’s leading blinds and shutters specialist serving Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet, Franklin, Nolensville and surrounding areas with 34 years of experience. We offer blinds, shutters, drapes, lamps, furniture and much more. They offer a large selection of furniture, lamps, rugs, draperies, and accessories as well as blinds, shutters and …