Window Treatments

Window treatments remain simple in style and muted in color, for the most part, according to area authorities. Valances have given way to simple cornices, they say, and draperies coupled with shades of varying types remain popular. In agreement is David Buffington of Brentwood Interiors, who says the trend in window treatments is a more simple design. “Softly pleated drapery panels in solid or printed fabrics are classic and provide a clean, minimalist look. In the past, heavy drapery treatments with multi-layers and top treatments were popular, but in the last 5 years we have seen that change to a …

Blinds & Shutters

Blinds & Shutters  It’s all about simplicity, according to blind and shutter experts, who agree that it is the main desire expressed by homeowners when selecting window treatments. And while they may select draperies in addition to blinds or shutters, homeowners first consider the basics. Blinds or shutters? It seems that decision is a very personal one. Those who prefer shutters may chose them for the clean lines, easy maintenance, and the value they add to a home. Blinds and soft shades are the window covering of choice for many, according to the experts, especially those who prefer a contemporary …

Readers Favorites Awards 2011

Readers Favorites Awards Readers of Greater Nashville House & Home & Garden™ have once again cast their votes for their favorites—their favorite designers, builders, landscapers, “little known” stores, and more. If you’re looking for a service provider and aren’t sure who to choose, try one of these—they’ve received the stamp of approval from readers of the only home resource guide serving the Middle Tennessee area. Air Conditioning/Heating Service Company1st place-Lee Company 2nd place-Copeland & Son 3rd place-Precision Air Antiques1st place-Bagbey House 2nd place-Gas Lamp Antiques 3rd place-Franklin Antique Mall/Ice House Area Rug Store1st place-Brentwood Interiors 2nd place-Sprintz 3rd place-Bradford’s Favorite …