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A Nashville Home Designed with Love

I am on a search for classic beauty, for a kind of elegance that I don’t want to go extinct, so I’m spending a lot of time touring houses on the market around Nashville. If a listing says “stately” or “custom millwork,” I’m on the phone requesting a viewing. I got the chance to look

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A Magnificent Nashville Mansion

I hunt for extraordinary houses like paparazzi hunt for celebrities, and I got to snap a legendary beauty last week. It’s the very definition of Nashville Neoclassical, arguably one of the finest pre-Depression homes built in Tennessee. This wonder of gracious living is in the Belle Meade neighborhood of Nashville, sited on nearly five acres

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Basket Case: Going Crazy for Easter

Image Sources: Left | Center | Right It was a hard winter, weather-wise, and though things are in bloom again here in Nashville, I still feel a little bit of a hangover from months of the winter blahs. So I am using Easter weekend as my launchpad for spring fever. The beautiful pastels of Easter

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Design, Entertaining, and Ikigai

The word “ikigai” keeps popping up in my reading, in my social feeds, and on the lips of my trusted friends. It’s a Japanese word — literally consisting of “iki” (to live) and “gai” (reason) — and it describes a way to find pleasure and meaning in life. I’ve been reading up on it, and I

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Nashville Highlight: First Saturday Art Crawl

Ask people to imagine Nashville, and I bet 90 percent of them get the same image — right down to the sequined suits. But that isn’t the only picture our community paints. In fact, beyond the Opry and the honkey-tonks, beyond the guitars and old-time gospel harmonies, Nashville is a great city for visual arts. Downtown

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