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Parade of Homes at Kings’ Chapel Neighborhood
4980 Meadowbrook Blvd., Arrington, TN 37014, 615-395-4947

 

Arrington, Tenn. Packed with a creative array of building and decorating ideas, the 2014 holiday Parade of Homes returned to the beautiful, gated Kings’ Chapel community of Arrington, south of Nashville, December 6-21.  The tour was presented by Reliant Bank and LP Building Products benefiting Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee.

 

Emmy-award winning, Dancing With the Stars sensation Derek Hough kicked off the opening of the Nashville area’s premier home tour, the Parade of Homes at Kings’ Chapel neighborhood in Arrington, on Saturday, November 29 with a Great Gatsby themed dinner/dance to help raise additional funds for tour benefiting charity, Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee.

 

The latest in great design inspiration for kitchen, bath and outdoor living spaces was featured at the Parade homes including new home ideas like a tobacco stick mansard ceiling, whiskey barrel shelving, shiplap interior siding and incredible home organization ideas. Nashville’s premier home tour unleashed the creativity of four of the area’s top builders teamed with incredible designers and popular Do-It-Yourself (DIY) home bloggers.
Kings’ Chapel Developer John Powell said the homes, ranging from French Provincial to English Country, highlighted the beauty of Williamson County while providing so many great ideas for visitors.
“Wrapped in 350 acres of green space, the Parade returned to Kings’ Chapel for great home inspiration. We are also hosted 12 Days of Christmas fun events including a Southern Living tablescapes workshop, Pinterest Online Party and a great Instagram contest,” Powell said. “Each of the holiday festive homes featured blogger decorated trees based on actual wishes of Make-A-Wish children with themes of the circus, Greece, the Grammys and Super Model The trees are also part of a silent auction,” Powell said.

 

Kings’ Chapel will donated proceeds from Parade events to Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee.
The holiday Parade of Homes included builder, designer and blogger teams: Arnold Homes LLC with Julie McCoy Interiors and home blogger, The Decorologist; Drees Homes with Design Environments Inc. and home blogger, Rain On A Tin Roof; Gregg & Rains Building Group with ReFresh Home and home blogger, Thistlewood Farms; and, Tennessee Valley Homes building and design with home blogger, Chaotically Creative.
Established in 2007, the gated community of Kings’ Chapel is located in beautiful Arrington, Tennessee, south of Nashville, and is a natural resource community with dedicated green space acres wrapping each home site. Popular for area events, the property has a historic 1800s chapel and the Club at Kings’ Chapel with on-site chef, a 130,000 gallon heated salt-water pool with a full-service cabana.
With gazillions of home building, decorating and holiday ideas, the Parade of Homes returned to the gorgeous, gated community of Kings’ Chapel in Arrington, just south of Nashville. Presented by Reliant Bank and LP Building Products, the Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee event benefited Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee.

 

 

Elegant Dining Room of Arnold Homes LLC designed by Julie McCoy Interiors, holiday Parade of Homes, Kings' Chapel, Arrington, TN

Julie McCoy has set a magical holiday dining room in the pretty French Provincial Parade home, built by Arnold Homes LLC, open Dec. 6-21, 2014 at Kings’ Chapel community in Arrington, TN.

 

 

Tobacco Stick Mansard Ceiling, Parade of Homes, Gregg & Rains, Kings' Chapel, Arrington, TN

Inspired by a tobacco stick painting she created, Kara Block used materials from a family farm for the Gregg & Rains gorgeous English Country style Parade home in Kings’ Chapel community of Arrington, TN open Dec. 6-21, 2014.

 

Fresh magnolia on mantel of Tennessee Valley's Parade home at Kings' Chapel community, in Arrington, TN.

Fresh magnolia creates an inviting Christmas mantel in Tennessee Valley’s Parade home at Kings’ Chapel community, in Arrington, TN.

Dress Homes, holiday Parade of Homes, Kings' Chapel community, Arrington, TN

Inspired by the natural beauty of Kings’ Chapel neighborhood, Master Floral Designer Mary Clingan has wrapped the Drees Homes door at the holiday Parade of Homes with textured burlap, muted metallic ribbon, pinecones & lichen vine.

 

 12 Days of Christmas At Kings’ Chapel Parade of Homes

 

DEC. 6-21, 2014, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily (last ticket sold at 7 p.m.)

Objective: The 2014 holiday Parade of Homes takes place daily in the gated community of Kings’ Chapel December 6-21 with a portion of the ticket proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee. Committed to funding the wishes of multiple Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee children, the development and real estate team of Kings’ Chapel is hosting a variety of additional events to ensure this goal is met and hopefully exceeded. When the event costs additionally to the $12 parade ticket, the cost is so indicated and includes the event and a Parade ticket.

 

***Daily during the Parade at the Kings’ Chapel Clubhouse, Chef Brian Cochrane is serving fresh, light, soup and salad lunch combinations.

 

Derek Hough – Dancing W/ The Stars Kick off – November 29

Emmy-award winning, Dancing With the Stars sensation Derek Hough is kicking off the opening of the Nashville area’s premier home tour, the Parade of Homes at Kings’ Chapel neighborhood in Arrington, on Saturday, November 29 with a Great Gatsby themed dinner/dance to help raise additional funds for tour benefiting charity, Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee. Tickets available via Eventbrite.com search “Great Gatsby.”

 

1st Day of Christmas – Santa’s Fun Run

On Saturday, December 6, the 12 Days of Christmas at the Parade of Homes kicks off with 8:30 a.m. Santa’s Fun Run throughout the Kings’ Chapel community in Arrington, TN. Fun for all ages, the $15 entry fee supports Make-A-Wish event and includes one Parade of Homes tour ticket. There will be a short course for children with a candy cane at the finish line and 5K Course for adults with the top three finishing runners given prizes.

2nd Day of Christmas – Two Turtle Doves

On Sunday, December 7, all day, visitors at the Parade of Homes will receive Two Turtle Doves!!

3rd Day of Christmas – Virtual Online Pinterest Party

On Monday, December 8, you bring the refreshments and join us online at Kings’ Chapel’s Pinterest page (http://www.pinterest.com/kingschapellife/) as rock star bloggers join NewsChannel 5’s Meryll Rose, the editor & publisher from Greater Nashville House & Home magazine, Nanci Gregg and Lori Fisk-Conners, and pin live some of the top holiday and home images of the Parade of Homes. We will be virtually discussing what’s cool, new and different! Stay tuned to Kings’ Chapel Community’s Facebook, Instagram and website for all the details.

4th Day of Christmas – Reindeer Games Paint Party

On Tuesday, December 9, at 6 p.m., a Reindeer Games Paint Party is at the Clubhouse of Kings’ Chapel. The fun evening includes all materials and painting instruction as well as refreshments. The cost is $50 per person and includes all materials and a ticket to tour the Parade of Homes. Reservations are required. kingschapelparadeinfo@gmail.com.

5th Day of Christmas – Five Golden Rings!

On Thursday, December 11, the Parade of Homes at Kings’ Chapel is open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. with the last ticket sold at 7 p.m. Parade visitors will receive five chocolate coins with their ticket!

6th day of Christmas – Deck The Halls With Southern Living’s Carmen Johnston

Carmen Johnston, Deck The Halls at the Parade of Homes, Kings' Chapel, Arrington, TN

On Friday, December 12, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., Southern Living Lifestyle Garden Editor Carmen Johnston will be presenting a workshop on creating beautiful holiday and New Year’s tablescape with container gardening sharing her tips and secrets with a great assortment of door prizes. The cost is $20 per person and includes a Parade of Homes tour ticket. Limited seating requires a reservation via kingschapelparadeinfo@gmail.com. Johnston will be appearing on NewsChannel 5’s Talk of the Town and creating with show hosts a special tablescape that will be part of an ongoing Parade of Homes Silent Auction benefiting Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee.

7th Day of Christmas –High Tea

On Saturday, December 13, between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., there will be three seating times for a High Tea where folks are welcomed including grandmothers, mothers and daughters and your favorite doll! Come experience an old-fashioned high tea, enjoy food and beverage as well as capture the moment in our event photo vignette and tour the Parade of Homes. The cost is $15 per person with seating times at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Reservations are requested at kingschapelparadeinfo@gmail.com

8th Day of Christmas – Grinch Who Stole Christmas Brunch 

On Sunday, December 14 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., a Grinch Who Stole Christmas themed brunch is being served at the Clubhouse at Kings’ Chapel and prepared by onsite chef, Brian Cochrane, and includes green eggs and ham, Christmas Pudding, and roast beast! Reservations are requested for seatings at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. Tickets are $20 per adult and $10 per child, 10 and under, reservations at kingschapelparadeinfo@gmail.com.

 

9th Day of Christmas – Baby It’s Cold Outside

On December 15, all day at the Parade of Homes, delicious hot chocolate with a splendid assortment of toppings will be available and guests are welcomed to make a donation to the “Wish Bucket” with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee.

10th Day of Christmas – Christmas Cooking Demo With Kings’ Chapel’s Chef

On December 18, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., a free cooking demonstration is being held in the gourmet kitchen of one of the Parade homes with Kings’ Chapel’s Chef Brian Cochrane will be teaching how to make yummy appetizers. There will be take home recipes and participants are asking to make a donation to the “Wish Bucket” with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee.

11th Day of Christmas – Santa’s Workshop

On Saturday, December 20, from noon to 2 p.m., geared for children 12 and under, crafts and decorating a “Christmas cookie Parade house” takes place and includes holiday pictures! Tickets are $8 per child.

12th Day of Christmas – Historic Reenactment of Civil War Era Sermon

The 12 Days of Christmas ends with a historic reenactment of a Civil War era sermon by Reverend Alan Corry at the 1804 Kings’ Chapel on site. Inspired by the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin, the event includes a carol singing of the period hymns lead by local musicians Randy and Cindy Moore. Cost-free, 6:00 p.m. Alan Corry, 615-945-7500 or more at https://www.facebook.com/TimeCapsuleMinistries/timeline

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Here’s a video overview of the upcoming holiday Parade of Homes

 

Parade of Homes Returns To Kings’ Chapel Neighborhood

With charming home styles ranging from French Country to American Traditional, the city’s premier home tour, the Nashville Parade of Homes, returns in 2014 to scenic Kings’ Chapel in Arrington, December 6-21, benefiting Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee.

Arnold Homes LLC Rendering, 2014 Parade of Homes, Kings' Chapel Community, Arrington, TN

Arnold Homes LLC is one of four builders in the holiday Parade of Homes at Kings’ Chapel neighborhood in Arrington, open for tour Dec. 6-21, 2014.

Four beautiful homes are being created for the December Nashville Parade of Homes in Kings’ Chapel community in Arrington, TN.

The gated community of Kings’ Chapel previously hosted the parade in 2012. Neighborhood developer John Powell said the building team represents the best-of-the-best in the industry with the latest in design ideas and holiday inspiration.

Kings' Chapel, Parade of Homes, Arrington, TN

Parade of Homes Chairman David Crane with Grace Bingham from Make-A-Wish Middle TN, Kings’ Chapel broker, Katrina Roberts, and developer, John Powell, announce the December 2014 event in the Kings’ Chapel community in Arrington, TN benefiting Make-A-Wish.

“Excitement is building as the year’s only Parade of Homes returns back to Kings’ Chapel. Located in the pretty “Park Area” of the neighborhood, four gorgeous custom homes packed with hundreds of building and design ideas will have several holiday surprises. And, our After-The-Parade Sale takes place Monday, December 22 just in time for last minute holiday shopping,” Powell said.

 

David Crane, of Crane Builders, is chairing the annual event. This year’s building team includes:  Arnold Homes LLC,  Drees Homes, Gregg & Rains Building Group and Tennessee Valley Homes.

 

In 2009, Kings’ Chapel partnered with the Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee nonprofit for a holiday home show. Powell said it is fitting that this special organization which grants wishes to children with life threatening medical conditions benefits from the home tour.

 

 

Presented by the Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee, follow the build at Kings’ Chapel’s Facebook page.