Home Safe Home

(Family Features) Some home upgrades are aesthetic, and some are for function. These ideas, all with better home safety in mind, show there’s no reason you can’t have both. If you tend to think of home safety in strictly functional terms, you may be relieved to know you don’t have to abandon your designer sensibilities when it comes to improving your home’s overall safety. In fact, these tips from the decorating experts at JCPenney show just how easy it can be to make safe look sensational. Appliances Outdated appliances aren’t just an eyesore and drain on your home’s energy resources; …

Lorena Canals and Oh Joy! Collaborate To Create NEW Happy Rugs Collection

Female Design Entrepreneurs to Launch the NEW Happy Rugs Collection Oh Joy! and Lorena Canals have teamed up to produce six gorgeous accent rugs that enhance any home and meet the demands of the modern lifestyle. Their collaboration, is based on their shared vision that quality and function are both important when it comes to products for home decor. The Oh Joy! brand embodies the idea that everyday life is full of joyful moments. Joy Cho and her team focus on home décor, fashion and family through various licensed product lines, a new e-commerce platform, and a daily editorial blog. …

Get that perfect Holiday Find at Vintage 615

It’s rare that a cool store pops up that is fun to go to and has truly unique pieces for all ages. This store is Vintage 615 in Spring Hill. This is one of my favorite places to shop. I love stopping by to find that perfect birthday present for a college-age niece or even my sister. They always seem to have that special item that I didn’t even know I was looking for. From Home Decor and Furniture to apparel and jewelry and even baby items there’s something for every age group. Holiday shopping at Vintage 615 is no …

Interior Design trends 2018

Interior designers everywhere are looking to nature to inspire the looks of 2018. You will see a lot of nature, accented by modern pieces of metal. The entire home will conform to these looks The kitchen is one of the focal points of the home. When you entertain guests, at some point your guests will end themselves in the kitchen. When that happens, they will be impressed. The concept of modern accents combined with antiqued wooden can shocking at first, but shocking in a mesmerizing way. Kitchen The colors of nature will warm any room. Start with American style kitchen …

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 …