Julia Steele

Julia is a freelance photographer and professor living in Nashville, Tennessee. She enjoys spending time with her ten-year-old hound dog, taking road trips with her husband and biking very long distances.
A World-Traveling Pediatric Doctor’s Extraordinarily Colorful, Lively Nashville Home
A world-traveling pediatric doctor has filled her home with vibrant colors and collected treasures.
Jun 10, 2019
An Antique Dealer’s “Nostalgic Bohemian” Nashville Bungalow
Name: Jordan and Ryan (Flower, Bowser, Pony & Rocket) Location: Nashville, Tennesee Size: 1500 square feet Years lived in: Owned 2 years Jordan and Ryan bought their Nashville home a couple of years ago. After extensive renovations, their sweet 1905 bungalow is now a charming refuge for them and their four pets. Jordan started her own creative agency, Rare Assembly, and deals rugs and antiques under the web moniker of Hot Child Studio.
Apr 30, 2019
A Cozy, “Southern Eclectic” Nashville Home
Name: Kaitie, Tyler + cats (Jolene, Bruce, and Robin) + dog (Trae) Location: East Nashville — Nashville, Tennessee Size: 1,540 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years, owned California natives Kaitie and Tyler wanted a change of pace, and Music City fit the bill. So they put down roots in Nashville about two years ago. At the time they were house hunting, real estate in Nashville was selling quickly.
Apr 30, 2019
Remarkable Remodel: An Industrial Modern Loft in Nashville
Name: Philip, Amanda, Jasper and Boogers the cat Location: Downtown Nashville, Tenneessee Size: 1,400 Square Feet Years lived in: Own- 3 Years Constructed in the 1800s and the oldest building on the block, it was love at first sight when Philip, Amanda and Jasper moved to Nashville about three years ago. The Knoxville natives wanted all the perks of downtown living: the luxury of walking to work or to restaurants and stores, just steps away from their front door.
Apr 30, 2019
Best Friends Share a Maximalist Nashville Home
Name: Bonnie (Mooky-Dog) and Trevor (Taco-Cat) — Not a couple, just a couple of best friends. Location: East Nashville — Nashville, Tennessee Size: 1100 square feet Years lived in: 4 months, renting Trevor and Bonnie’s home is a colorful oasis filled with collected treasures from various antique malls, thrift stores and family members.
Apr 30, 2019
A Musician’s Modern Farmhouse-Style Nashville House
Name: Jesse, Jason and their dog Honey Location: Nashville, Tennessee Size: 3200 square feet Years lived in: Almost 1.5 years, owned Jesse and Jason purchased their 1929 Tudor style Nashville home a year and half ago. Jesse is a songwriter who has lived in the Music City for about 15 years and her husband Jason is a more recent transplant from Michigan. They both love Tennessee and were excited to buy their first house together here.
Apr 30, 2019
An Imaginative Sanctuary of Color, Culture, and Music in Nashville
Name: Rachel and Ryan Location: Oak Hill — Nashville, Tennessee Size: 3,500 square feet Years lived in: 1.5 years, owned Umbrellas hang from the ceiling and there’s an entire wall of speakers in the front sitting room. The moment you enter Rachel and Ryan’s house, you’re swept up into their colorful and eclectic world.
Apr 30, 2019
An Effortlessly Elegant Nashville Rental House
Name: Jordana and Trent Nicholson Location: Nashville, Tenneesee Size: Roughly 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, renting Jordana and Trent’s Nashville home is a space of tranquil comfort with an abundance of natural light that they’ve worked to make a personal sanctuary…even if their living situation is only temporary. The couple is currently renting the ’60s style ranch house from friends who are traveling through South America.
Apr 30, 2019
A Nashville Home Dripping With Southern Charm & Bohemian Spirit
Name: Yancey, Carter and Duck Location: Cleveland Park — Nashville, Tenneesee Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: Owned 6 months Yancey and Carter bought their first home six months ago in the blossoming East Nashville neighborhood of Cleveland Park. It was built in 1908 and is on the historic registrar. The house was nearly torn down in 2010 but instead was rehabbed by Habitat for Humanity and cared for by the previous owner.
Feb 19, 2019
A Nashville Singer-Songwriter’s Home
Name: Violet (singer/songwriter) and Cracker Jack Location: East Nashville — Nashville, Tennesee Size: 1,300 square feet Years lived in: Owned for 8 months Violet is a Los Angeles native living in Nashville Tennessee. While in graduate school she fell in love with the works of Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris and decided to make the leap into a full time musician. She moved to Nashville in 2013 to follow her passion of singing and songwriting.
Feb 19, 2019
A Colorful Kubrick-Inspired Home in Nashville
Name: Balee, Dylan, Alton and Ringo Location: Charlotte Park — Nashville, Tennessee Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: Owned 4 months Upon entering Balee and Dylan’s house you are greeted by their two cute dogs, as well as a mix of color, art and music echoing throughout every room. Dylan is a photographer and Balee is a stylist who helps Dylan with his shoots. Their home is a perfect reflection of their creative and artistic passions.
Feb 19, 2019
A Classic, Rustic Mix in an Art-Filled Nashville Home
Name: Mimi and Harper Location: Nashville, Tennesee Size: 2,300 square feet Years lived in: Owned 5 1/2 years Mimi is a Nashville native who grew up in the city limits and on a farm outside of town. She now lives in her own house — a space that manages to be simultaneously calm, comfortable, vibrant and eclectic.
Feb 19, 2019
A Handy Couple Modernizes a Nashville Bungalow
Name: Brooks, Matt and Reed Location: East Nashville — Nashville, TN Size: With basement den, 1800 sq. ft. Years lived in: Owned 5 Years Brooks and Matt bought their first house five years ago and have since transformed it into a beautiful, bright and modern living space. They have done most of the work themselves in stages, with the basement being the last big project. When they first moved in, they lived out of one room while renovating the kitchen and the living room.
Feb 19, 2019
A Charming 1920s Nashville Home
Name: Hannah, Marc, Louisa and Izzy Location: Nashville, Tennessee Size: 3,300 square feet Years lived in: Owned 1.5 years Hannah and Marc moved into their gorgeous 1920s home a little more than a year ago. They have worked hard to update the space with fresh coats of paint, flooring and beautiful decor.
Feb 19, 2019
A “1960s Mod Space Castle” Style Home in Georgia
Name: Chelsie and Nate Location: Decatur, Georgia Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: Rented for 6 months Chelsie and Nate moved to Atlanta six months ago from Nashville. Chelsie is an Atlanta native and Nate is from Athens, so they are both happy to be closer to family and friends in their home state. It was the vintage floral numbers and mid-century charm that sold Chelsie on this home instantly — this was the first and only home she looked at, and she signed the lease right away.
Feb 19, 2019
A Modern Memphis Bungalow Filled with Love Equity
Name: Kat and Brett (pit bull Burger and corgi Fitz) Location: Cooper-Young District in Memphis, Tennessee Size: 1,970 square feet Years lived in: Owned 1.5 years Kat and Brett’s beautifully maintained 1920s bungalow in Memphis introduces itself with a beautiful wrap-around porch, a spacious living area, and two of the friendliest dogs on the planet, Fitz and Burger.
Feb 19, 2019
A “Boho Chic” Home with a Glam Twist in Nashville
Name: Laura, Marshall, Hotch (German Shepherd) & Sadie (Border Collie/Australian Shepherd) Location: Green Hills — Nashville, Tennessee Size: 2650 square feet Years lived in: 1 year, owned Laura and Marshall’s home in the classic Nashville neighborhood of Green Hills is a place of sanctuary in a bustling section of town. Their home sits at the end of a long driveway placed at the top of a lush green hill.
Feb 19, 2019
A Quirky MCM Modern Nashville Home
Name: Lindsay, Chris and cat Mooshy Location: Inglewood Neighborhood — Nashville, Tennessee Size: 960 square feet Years lived in: 2 years, owned When Lindsay and Chris moved to Nashville a few years ago from New York, they lucked out in finding this perfect-for-them home (complete with three outdoor cats from the previous owner).
Feb 19, 2019
This Home’s Renovation Makes Wall Stencils Cool Again
Name: Cassidy and Todd Wellons (and Lyle the six-year-old Weimaraner) Location: Cleveland Park — East Nashville, Tenneesee Size: 2700 square feet Years lived in: Own, lived in for 2.5 years and renovated for 1.5 years This historic East Nashville house was completely gutted when Cassidy and Todd purchased it in April 2014—even the baseboards were gone—but they saw the potential in the structure.
May 9, 2018