Good to be back.


Been a good while - no excuses - good to be back!

Wanted to catch you up to date on all things


Good news? We have finished most of the difficult parts: demo, repair, HVAC - which was NON EXISTENT - building addition, plumbing, electric, drywall…to name a few.

Now we are entering the implementation phase of FINISHES. All the time staring at inspirational spaces and admiring the plethora of amazing and talented designers via Pinterest, shelter magazines, Instagram, etc. it is time for us to step up and make decisions. The details of a space that tell a unique story.

Cabinetry - lighting - paint - flooring - tile - furniture - art - countertops -

For me, the most stressful and most fun - both can absolutely be true simultaneously.

My intent is to check in regularly on JOURNAL to give you some behind the scenes peeks at the HOW WHAT WHY portion of Alabaster’s design and purpose. Some things have changed, others remain the same.

Let’s make this time on JOURNAL more interactive.



My hope is to connect more personally here. Share our heart and hope for 1220 and our intentions as we invest deeply in this special Nashville community.

This season in our lives feels different. Multiple reasons for that, but perhaps top of mind for Kevin and I:

Determining prayerfully how to live more


No right or wrong answer, necessarily. But surely and at minimum, the process continues to shape us and the pursuit refines.

Hope to hear from you all as we journey together and opening day approaches…