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So far Jennifer Bull Bailey has created 22 blog entries.

In design, is gray(grey) really on its way out?

It just might be. . .  Now that is a clear answer isn't it? In good design there are certain colors that will never be totally out.  Grey is one of those colors.  Like beige, white and terracotta, grey is a beautiful neutral that can be used to balance out a color scheme. However, like [...]

What I am Learning about Myself

Who knew it would take a international pandemic for me to learn these things. But it has. . . I like to cook.  I have been self employed, working crazy hours for so long I had forgotten that I really like to cook. But I do!! Especially when all the ingredients are in the house.  [...]

Made in the USA

Did you know there are many, family owned, artist driven, handmade in the USA Tile Studios? There are and we LOVE them!! Why choose handmade? Simply put, handmade tile has good mo-jo. These artists have chosen to live their passion, they spend their days molding, pressing and carving clay, testing glazes and designing. Who doesn't [...]

Inspiration

I am often asked "where do you get inspiration when designing a space?"  The answer varies from client to client and space to space. Original Art by Knoxville Artist Chriss HardyClient supplied Inspiration Photo Inspiration comes from many areas. How a client dresses can be a good indicator of how they would like their home [...]

Is it worth the wait?

I just read a text from a client that has helped reinforce a design decision I made earlier today.  The text read "Hi, Jennifer, I wasn't sure if I sent you a picture of my finished fireplace.  Surely worth the wait and the addition of more textured tiles. Andres is a magician!  Really love the outcome [...]

Compromise

I was in a meeting today where we debated the word compromise.  Is it a negative word?  Should I use it in a Kitchen and Bath presentation? Would it be perceived by the audience in the manner in which it is intended?  I stuck to my guns and decided to leave it in the presentation. [...]

Choosing a tile, not as easy as you think or is it??

No doubt if you are in the market for new tile you have spent numerous hours on Houzz and Pinterest. You likely have a style in mind, you may have even seen the tile of your dreams.  Often, when clients first enter our showroom they make a beeline to the area with tiles similar to what [...]

Why Wallpaper? Find out and Win!

Who doesn't love a beautiful wallpaper??  I am thrilled that wallpaper is back!  Tile Sensations is offering a fantastic selection of papers that you cannot find online or in big box stores.  From Quiet to Wow! We have just the right paper for you.  With the Holidays right around the corner, wallpaper is a fairly easy [...]

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 [...]

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