The House for Hope Designer Show House opens Saturday, March 4 at noon and many of the rock star design tastemakers will be on hand for a Meet The Designer until 1 p.m. Buy tickets here. There are several great media previews coming up tomorrow!


Photo by Sam Carbine.


Talk of the Town March 3 at 11 a.m.

Join Kristen Carbine and Talk of the Town Host Meryll Rose as they take a sneak peek into six rooms of the home tomorrow on WTVF. Meryll was also kind enough to do a Facebook Live on Talk of the Town’s page for additional rooms here and a bonus video!

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Kristen Carbine gave Meryll Rose a sneak peek of the House for Hope Designer Show House airing March 3 at 11 a.m. CST on WTVF.

Domino Magazine Facebook Live at 1 p.m. March 3

At 1 p.m. CST on Friday, Domino magazine’s Associate Social Media Editor Alyssa Clough will be doing a Facebook Live tour of the Modern Farmhouse including meeting the designers in their rooms. Log on to their page here, follow along and ask your questions during the tour!  Calling the home anything but ordinary, Alyssa did a great preview on their website and interviews with designers here.


Bring your questions & join us March 3 at 1 p.m. as Domino’s Alyssa Clough hosts a Facebook Live tour on their page at the House for Hope Designer Show House.

House for Hope Designer Show House Details

A Modern Farmhouse in the new, Franklin neighborhood, Southern Preserve, opens daily from noon to 5 p.m., March 4-12, as the first House for Hope Designer Show House located at 2045 Lewisburg Pike, Franklin, TN  37064. The charity home tour showcases over a dozen Southeastern design tastemakers partnering with builders, Carbine & Associates. With the sale of the home, the premier home tour will be donating around $100,000 to area children’s charities. Tickets are $15 per person, CLICK HERE, or at the door. Realtors presenting a business card are free.

“From GE’s slate appliance finish and refrigerator with a Wi-Fi, built-in Keurig coffee machine to showcasing Aurea’s stone product throughout the home, tour visitors will be inspired by a ton of new ideas for kitchen, bathrooms and home decorating,” said James Carbine, company president. “This rock star team of design influencers have created clever spaces including a kids’ play room and adjacent game porch as well as a family game room with life size board games. Inspiring colors for the home, created with help from The Decorologist, are included in a tour lookbook or resource guide.”

This year’s charitable organizations benefiting include: Young Life Capernaum – Williamson County; Camp Will – WMCO Recreation Center; Special Olympics WMCO; Special Olympics Tennessee; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee; Hospital Hospitality House of Nashville; Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home; Boys & Girls Club –WMCO; Boys & Girls Club – Davidson County; Saddle Up; AGAPE; GraceWorks; My Friend’s House; Narrow Gate Lodge; Waves – Early Learning; High Hopes; Make-A-Wish Foundation Middle Tennessee; Bridges Domestic Violence Center – Williamson County; Franktown Open Hearts.

Builders of the 2013 O’More Traditional Home magazine and the HGTV Smart Home® in Nashville, Carbine and Associates’ design team includes: Kristie Barnett, The Decorologist, Nashville, TN; Kara Blalock, Lauren Elder, ReFresh Home, Franklin, TN; Amanda Carlson, Amanda Carlson Interiors, Nashville, TN; Julie Couch, Julie Couch Interiors, Nashville, TN; Lucy Farmer, Lucy’s Inspired, Birmingham, AL; Angie Forte, Jerome Farris, Peddler Interiors, Murfreesboro, TN; Chad James, Chad James Group, Nashville, TN; Gina Julian, Gina Julian, Franklin, TN;  Colleen Locke, Trot Home, Nashville, TN; Jamin and Ashley Mills, The Handmade Home, Franklin, TN; Mitzi Maynard, Redo Home + Design Team, Nashville, TN; Karrie Seaton, Stephanie Handley, J & K Design Studios, Brentwood, TN; Rhoda Vickers, Southern Hospitality, Atlanta, GA; Joanna Teplin, Clea Shearer, The Home Edit, Nashville, TN; KariAnne Wood, Thistlewood Farms, Kentucky.