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No Dumpsters Allowed (Otherwise Titled… I Love To Donate!)

No Dumpsters Allowed (Otherwise Titled… I Love To Donate!)

My grandmother always had a saying for everything. We’ve all heard “Waste not, want not” and that was one of her favorites. I was brought up believing that waste was sinful and I still believe that. 4 minute read
on August 28, 2019
“Millennial Pink”

“Millennial Pink”

What is pink? It is the color of love, affection and approachabilitynot intimidating. Blush. Nothing sounds softer than… blush. Pink was first used as a “color name” in the late 17th century. We associate pink with sensitivity and romantic charm. Personally, I agree with this summary. Why “Millennial” pink? A Millennial is someone who was born between 1981 and 1986 putting them at 22 to 37 years old. Typically the age group that sets “trends.”  4 minute read
on August 19, 2019
Let Me Introduce Myself

Let Me Introduce Myself

Let me introduce myself, I am Amy Montgomery. Five years ago I acquired a new “married last name”, but most everyone still knows me by Amy Montgomery. I moved to Nashville in 1984 as a very young new bride...  5 minute read
on August 14, 2019
Pillow 101

Pillow 101

Most high-end pillows are filled with a down insert. While down can be a perfectly wonderful filler for a form, down does tend to start “sprouting feathers” as time passes. The Collected Nest uses high quality faux down known as “synthetic down” or “micro denier." 1 minute read

on August 04, 2019

ABOUT

Amy is a Nashville based small business owner with a 30 year history of decorating in the city she loves. Amy delights in working one-on-one with clients and customers. She designs, cuts and locally manufacturers her own line of designer (yet affordable) pillows. Amy and her husband, John have recently renovated a 1982 traditional French inspired home in the Belle Meade area of Nashville. Amy’s son, Montgomery is at home for summer and holiday breaks during college, but his cat Oscar resides with Amy and John full time.

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