crheadshots-3If you are ready to take your home design to the next level please reach out and let’s talk.

Email: carmenryandesigns@gmail.com

Phone: (615) 512-5923

For a complete list of Services offered please go to our Services page here.


We spend as much as 90% of our time indoors or are within enclosed spaces, from our homes, to the office, to vehicles, restaurants and hospitals. It’s a proven fact that the world around us has a direct impact on our health, creativity, and productivity through our senses. That’s why it’s so important to surround yourself with a space that inspires you now and can adapt with the changes the future will bring.

C.Ryan Designs can help you create that special abode.

Carmen, the owner, offers full service interior design including , custom window treatments, fabric selections for custom bedding, flooring, furniture selection,wall coverings, paint/color choices and specifying all interior/exterior finishes in the design process.

With over two decades experience she is known for seamlessly melding together the art of design and decorating with the business of a project’s management. Carmen is most revered for her classic, yet fresh style concepts.  With a mother already in the industry she learned the power that being surrounded by great beauty and design could do for people at an early age.

Carmen works with all color selections, can provide estimates for projects, manage installation crews, and schedule projects..

With a specialty for residential design and a long standing regard for nurturing local relationships Carmen has made it a point to not just be a member but an active person within the local home building industry organizations. Below is a list of her offices and memberships held over the years.





Associate Council Member – 2004-current

Associate Council Secretary/Treasurer – 2012

Associate Council Vice Chair – 2013

Associate Council President – 2014

Past Associate Council Chair – 2015

Associate National Director – 2016

Senior Officer Committee – 2014

Budget & Finance Committee – 2015


Committees Chaired:

Ambassador  Program  Committee Chairman -2009, 20 I O Membership  Committee Member -2007, 2008, 2009, 20 I O

New Member Orientation  Committee Member -2007, 2008, 2009, 20 I O

Other  Committee/Council  Involvement:

Associates Council President – 20 I O

Associates Council Senior Vice-President – 2009 Associates Council Vice-President -2008 Associates Council Secretary/Treasurer -2007 Associates Council Member -2004-20 I O

Ambassador Program Committee Chairman – 2009, 20 I O Membership Committee Member -2007, 2008, 2009, 20 I O

New Member Orientation  Committee Member -2007, 2008, 2009, 20 I O

Fishing Tournament Committee member – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 20 I O


Board  of  Directors Involvement:

Board  of Director  Member -2008, 2009, 20 I O

Offices Held (e.g. Associate VP. Council Chairman):

Associates Council President – 20 I O

Associates Council Senior Vice-President -2009 Associates Councit Vice-President – 2008 Associates Council Secretary/Treasurer -2007 Associates Council Member – 2004-20 I O


Legislative/PAC   Involvement:

Served as HBAMT Representative during the association’s 2008, 2009 & 20 I O visits to the  State Capital to meet with  local  representatives  & leaders.

Named to 2009 HBAMT “Rally to Reinstate Seller Down Payment Assistance” committee; actively participated in and promoted the highly publicized rally in downtown Nashville, February, 2009.


Awards  Recognition:

Associate of the Year -2009



Attends and actively participates in the f ollowing councils

HBAMT Remodelers Council and Green Building Council monthly meetings.


Attends and actively partici pates in the f ollowing chapters

Dickson County Chapter, Metro/Nashville Chapter, and Williamson County Chapter  monthly  meetings.


Special Assignments/Accompl ishments:

·First member named an official “Ambassador” by program creator, 2007 HBAMT President Mitzi Spann; subsequently named chairman of the program.


Tireless contributor to the association, volunteering time and energy at any and all HBAMT programs, meetings and events, including but not restricted to; Builders Show (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009); HOMERU N! SK

events (2009 and 2010); Golf Tournaments (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009);and

Installation Banquets (2008 and 2009).



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