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The Southern Minute with Sarah Darling

Last week, musician Sarah Darling took the stage at our Nashville Idea House for the Southern Living Biscuits & Jam concert series, presented by AT&T U-Verse. We sat down with Sarah for sixty seconds of rapid-fire questions before the show, touching on everything from her perfect date night in Nashville to her signature dish. True to her name, the Nashville songwriter put on a darling performance. A […]

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The Southern Minute with Holly Williams

This past weekend, musician Holly Williams took the stage at our Nashville Idea House as our latest performance in the Southern Living Biscuits & Jam concert series, presented by AT&T U-Verse.

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You’re Invited: Exclusive Biscuits & Jam Concert Series

What’s better than a gorgeous Idea House? How about a concert series in that house’s courtyard, a picnic spread developed by our Test Kitchen, and the backdrop of the Tennessee hills? We have you covered at the The Southern Living Biscuits & Jam Concert Series presented by AT&T.

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2013 Idea House: Come on in, y’all!

The Southern Living 2013 Idea House at Fontanel officially opens to the public tomorrow! While we’re counting down the minutes until its mahogany doors open (at 9 a.m.!), we’re still reminiscing about Wednesday night’s opening party where nearly 500 guests christened the latest (and arguably greatest!) Southern Living Idea House. 

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St. Jude Patient Exhibit at the Idea House

As the grand opening of the Southern Living Idea House at Fontanel draws near the designers are waiting on a special delivery from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital — fifteen pieces of colorful patient artwork to adorn the walls. At St. Jude, patients like Mae, our official Idea House ambassador, use art as a therapy allowing them to creatively express their […]

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Go Behind the Scenes at Southern Living Idea House Photo Shoot

The Fontanel has been the backdrop to a flurry of activity as the final touches are being made at the 2013 Southern Living Idea House. We’ve been on-site snapping a few candid pictures and getting a behind-the-scenes look at the photo shoot. Here are a few of our favorite takeaways: It takes months of planning to coordinate editors, photographers, and stylists. […]

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Meet Mae! St. Jude’s Ambassador to Southern Living’s 2013 Idea House

As you all know by now, we are so excited about the upcoming 2013 Southern Living Idea House at the Fontanel and can’t wait to see and be inspired by all of the home’s design and decorating ideas. But did you know that the house is also a partnership with St Jude Children’s Research Hospital? A portion of the proceeds from this year’s […]

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2013 Southern Living Idea House — Progress Report!

The 2013 Southern Living Idea House is well on its way to completion and we are getting excited! Since we’ve already introduced you to the location, here, and the dream team, here, we thought that today, we’d give you a video preview! Then, take a look around the outside of the house to see some close-ups of what makes this new farmhouse so […]

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Meet the Team Behind the 2013 Idea House!

A great house is built and designed by great minds! Southern Living assembled some of the best minds across the region —  we like to call them the “Dream Team” — to design, build, and decorate the 2013 Idea House. So without further aideu, let’s get to know this talented foursome: designer, Phoebe Howard; architect, Historical Concepts; landscape architects, Page Duke; and […]

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Welcome to the Fontanel — Site of the 2013 Southern Living Idea House!

image courtesy of CtcbOnline.com What do you get when you combine country music, authentic Southern food and one famous log cabin together? Nashville’s best kept secret, the Fontanel, of course! Guess what? Southern Living is building their 2013 Idea House at the Fontanel. So, we thought we would tell you a little more about this magical place! The Fontanel is only […]

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