Alzheimer’s Tennessee Designer Home and Garden Tour – 2018

It is September!  No wait it is October!!  How did that happen?  I'm afraid it will be Christmas time before we know it.  With Christmas comes guests and with guests comes remodels... right?  And speaking of remodels, we know one you should definitely see!! The Inaugural Alzheimer's Tennessee Designer Home and Garden Tour is in full swing daily, except [...]

White or Biscuit? That is the question. . .

At least once a week I am asked "Should I use White or Biscuit for my sink, tub and commode?"  More often than not my answer is white.  White is safe.  White is timeless.  White does not draw attention.  White will be available in the years to come if you need to replace one fixture.  White is an [...]

By | February 22nd, 2018|Bathroom, Building, Design, Interior Design, Knoxville, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tile, Wallpaper, Interior Design, oh my!

2018? Seriously? Where does the time go? At Tile Sensations, 2017 flew past with amazing speed.  I am sure part of the reason it passed so quickly, was how busy we were.  The staff at Tile Sensations is grateful for our clients, both the longtime repeat customers and those who gave us a first chance [...]

A Primer: Design Style and Finishes

So. . .  you are ready to start a project. That's great! I LOVE PROJECTS! I assume you have pinned to your hearts content and have studied Houzz photos into the wee hours of the morning.  But now it is time to decide, to actually decide, what your project style will be.  How do you start making [...]

Let’s talk about contractors.

Why do I want to talk about contractors today?  Because contractors can make your project easy or tough.  A competent contractor can help you sleep well at night when your home is torn apart or an incompetent one can add to your frustrations.   The contractor, should you choose to use one, should be the [...]

Life Happens. . .

Its been over a month since I last posted, but as you know Life Happens. Life has definitely been happening around here.  For one thing, I got married and took some time off! You likely know weddings take a lot of time to plan and a lot of time to recover, so I needed that time off. [...]

A Man’s Home is His Castle

Once upon a time the woman of the house made the majority of the design decisions.  The husband wanted his "little woman" to be happy, so he left the home design decisions in her hands.  But boy have times changed!  In today's world guys tell us what they want and it is more than a [...]

Some things are more important than selling tile….. or wallpaper :)

We are blessed.  Blessed to live in a place where freedom is a top priority. We are free to worship as we please.  Free to be who we are.  Free to strive to be our best.  Free to choose our own path.  Free to speak up when we disagree.  We are Blessed to live in the United [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Just Saying, Knoxville, Tile, Wallpaper|0 Comments

We’re not square…

According to the Urban Dictionary a "Square" is boring.  So just to set the record straight.  We Are Not Square.  If you have been to Tile Sensations, you know that first hand.  If you haven't visited or called yet, you should know that not only are our personalities not square, our design style isn't square [...]

Design Envy

Have you ever visited a friends home and marveled at how put together their space is? How do they find time to update? Where do they get their ideas?? Why doesn't my space feel so put together?? Believe me, I feel this way too. Sometimes I think of my home as a version of "the [...]