Sunrooms/Screen Porches/Patio Enclosures

The old standard patio, deck or porch enclosure doesn’t fully satisfy today’s more demanding customers. Clients are looking for a more luxurious, fully incorporated design that can transform their backyard, bringing it to life. Recent trends in outdoor living design show creating a personalized outdoor living oasis with a specialized enclosure becoming the most important “room” in the house. Designing a sunroom, screen porch, or patio enclosure is as unique to the homeowner as it is to the space. Experts agree there are three main ideas to keep in mind when choosing and designing a sunroom, screen porch, or patio …

Timeless Design in Sumner County Jennifer Jones Designs

Wonderful new build in Sumner County, with an unconventional twist. Timeless and non traditional co-mingle. Clients retired to middle Tennessee, from a cold climate and asked for a blend in design. Bold color palette with lighting fixtures from Visual Comfort, added wool area rugs in neutrals to merge with traditional Persian rugs in the open concept. Museum quality art and collections along with  historic furniture pieces, co-mingle with contemporary. New and old Baker pieces define living areas. There are new draperies in neutrals with complimentary tape trims…The puppy “Pierre” loves looking out the windows so we opted for Roman style shades. …

Create a Pet-Friendly Home This Holiday Season

Create a Pet-Friendly Home This Holiday Season

(Family Features) This year, holiday gatherings may look different than celebrations in years past. With traditions and large gatherings up in the air, pet parents can take some comfort in knowing they can still celebrate with their pets. Before the festivities begin, however, it’s important for pet parents to ensure their homes are as pet-friendly as possible. Consider these tips from PetSmart’s resident veterinarian Jennifer Freeman, DVM, and training expert Jodie Havens, CPDT-KSA, to keep pets happy and healthy this holiday season. Teach Good Table Manners Table manners aren’t just for humans. Help prevent begging at the table by refraining …

Lighting Design

Great lighting design is always in style. And 2020 is no different yet has its own unique story to tell. We polled our experts for the biggest trends and SOMETHING ideas in lighting design proving that lighting, both inside and out, is an important feature to review when designing a space. While some lighting are mainstays in design, there are some trends that are worth taking a look at in 2020. Some of the hottest trends in lighting design are brass, organic or natural materials, neutral tones and LED lighting. Mary Soeder of PDI Kitchen, Bath and Lighting says, “Brass …

Holiday Decorating Trends

Decorating during the Holidays is a tradition like no other. Bridging family, religion, and classic ideas of what the holidays are about, decorating can sometimes feel overwhelming and consuming. Our experts concede that holiday decorating, at its core, should be fun and reflect the relationship a homeowner has with their own traditions. Beyond that, experts say there are a couple of trends that are showing up this year to consider when embracing the uniqueness of the coming season. First, tradition. While COVID-19 is having a significant influence on everyday life, the holiday season is no different. The desire to find …

Great Garages

Garage space is no longer simply about storage or man caves. While still a space to park your car after a long day, garages are often a flexible space that are being included in the home’s footprint. Our experts offer some ideas for designing or redesigning a garage space with style. According to the National Association of Home Builders, in 1950 only 41 percent of new homes had no garage, while today 91 percent of new homes have a garage, and 83 percent have a two-car or larger garage. Focused entirely on practicality, garages were often left unfinished and lacked …

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 …

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 …

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 …