Knoxville Celebrates 52nd Annual Dogwood Arts Festival

Spring has come to East Tennessee and this time of year, everything is in full bloom as we gear up for Knoxville’s 52nd annual Dogwood Arts Festival. Legend has it that when New York journalist John Gunther visited our fair hamlet way back in 1947, he called it “America’s ugliest city.” Never ones to take […]

Ewin’s Dry Goods

Bryon Larrence of Ewin’s Dry Goods After stumbling upon Ewin’s Dry Goods, I knew that this guy HAD to be cool. Items like whisky rocks, leather goods, custom knives, and shaving kits are not the typical go to when purchasing a gift for a male. Ewin’s Dry Goods takes masculine gifts to the next level. Bryon Larrence, […]

An East Tennessee Holiday from Southern Belle Simple

  Christmas is upon us and here in my sweet southern city of Knoxville, the goose is definitely getting fat. First, I guess I should introduce myself. I’m Kate Spears and you can usually find me over at my personal blog, Southern Belle Simple. I was beyond honored when Kevin extended the invitation for me […]

Southern Culture HOMEGROWN in Nashville

New York and LA have received plenty of attention for art and design.  If you keep up with news and culture, then you will have seen that the Southeastern region has been making their way into the national spotlight for many reasons including design.  The culture and style that is influencing those north of the […]