Lovely Lighting Trends

While 2022 will have its own unique story to tell, lighting trends in 2022 help homeowners tell that story without words. We polled our experts for the biggest trends and unique ideas in lighting design and found that lighting, both inside and out, is an important feature to consider when designing a space. While some lighting elements are mainstays no matter the home, there are some trends that are worth taking a look at in 2022. Some of the hottest trends in lighting design are matte black, and unique finishes, geometric shapes, minimalist style, and smart phone controls. From traditional, …

Holiday Decorating Trends

Bridging family, religion, and classic ideas of what the holidays are about, Holiday Decorating is an event that has become a tradition for most people. While the pandemic restrictions have had some influence on decorating traditions, our experts agree that the holidays are a special time for family and fun and an opportunity to let your decorating “freak flag” fly with sparkle and unexpected touches. The biggest trends in holiday decorating, according to our experts, is sparkle and bling, and special unexpected touches. While pandemic restrictions are still impacting everyday life, the holidays are made even more special. Because most …

Door Design

When designing a home, the finishing touches are some of the most important aspects of the design. Doors, whether interior or exterior, are one of the most important features of a home. For example, the front door, or main entry door to a home reveals the personality and style of the homeowner telling visitors what they can expect. Our experts agree, door design in 2021 is picking up steam. Overall, trends for 2021 point to natural wood for exterior doors, and color for interior doors, and, Jennifer Jones of Jennifer Jones Design, Inc points out, size is also a trending …

Clear the Bathroom Clutter

(Family Features) Due to their small size and heavy usage, bathrooms can become messy, cluttered areas for many families. For those with smaller bathrooms, storage solutions can be even harder to find. Consider these organization tips to make your bathroom a clean and functional space for every member of the family: Assess the mess: Go through all the cabinets and drawers to clear out unused makeup, health care products and medications. Make sure the items you keep are used on a regular basis. Items used sparingly should be placed in an alternate location. Go vertical: Medicine cabinets can quickly get …

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 …

Shopping Brentwood

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 …

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. …