Founder of Riverside Franklin. She is a fifth generation Williamson County Resident. Her roots run deep in Franklin, TN. Her passion for furniture and beautiful things began when she worked with her dad at Riverside Antiques. In the 18 years she worked along side him she learned the ins and outs of owning a small business.
In August of 2017 Lynda had the opportunity to purchase the family business from her dad. Riverside Franklin was born in the heart of Franklin’s historic district.  Lynda operates Riverside Franklin as a furniture, home decor and design business. She has an amazing team working hard along side her.
“Everyone who walks through our door is family and that’s how we want them to feel when they shop with us!” Lynda McGuire
When Lynda is not in the store, at market, looking for unique finds she enjoys  time on the family farm with her husband Tom, their two sons Luke and Cole (his wife Amy) and their precious grandson Rowe.



Sara Affonso, Principle Designer and Owner of Styling Spaces Home Staging & Re-Design.  Styling Spaces Home Staging & Re-Design is Nashville’s Award winning Interior Designer/ Interior Decorator & Home Stager. Best of Houzz winner for Customer Service for the past 7 consecutive years!  Best of Houzz winner for Design for the past 4 consecutive years! Styling Spaces Home Staging & Re-Design was hired to stage a home for a HGTV Premier, “Joined at the Flip”, filmed right here in Nashville, TN!
“Sara Affonso of Styling Spaces is the most talented designer I have ever had the pleasure of collaboration with.  She is creative, warm, honest and all-around exceptional!  To have an extraordinary designer who is also friendly, fun to work with, and reasonable is almost impossible to find. With outside-of-the box creativity and enormous attention to detail, Sara should be your go to for interior design!” David M Trapani – Real Estate Investor
Styling Spaces is an all encompassing Interior Design firm the fulfills all of your design needs whether you are a homeowner, builder, realtor, or investor!



Julie Davidson has been a part of our Riverside team since 2012 and has worked along side us before, during and after we took ownership of the shop in 2017. Like everyone on our wonderful team, she wears different hats, depending on what is needed. You’ll see her merchandising the shop and assisting customers throughout the day. One thing you may also notice is her phone will probably be in her hand! Julie has a “knack for tech” and uses that talent to help us with our social media. We appreciate that she enjoys providing a virtual window of our showrooms with posts on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. She is often the person answering the questions you send our way online!



I have always had a heart for design.  During my career in another field, I would spend my spare time studying design and architecture.

At a realtor/friend’s recommendation, I attended staging classes which started a career that I love.   I was fortunate to start working with one of the class instructors and we hit the ground running.  During the next five years, I was involved in working on over 300 jobs in the staging and redesign field.

I then started Anew Home with a fellow designer.   She has since retired and I’ve been working solo for the last four years.

I love working with clients who want a refreshed look or working with a blank space!



Tom has spent most of his work life as a director of operations in the restaurant business. Soon after he and Lynda acquired Riverside Franklin he decided to retire from that industry and join in the day to day operations along side Lynda. Customers would say he is the guy you can count on to carefully deliver their Riverside purchases!


We work hard to provide exceptional and friendly service with a flare for the unexpected.


Interior Design Services, Home Furnishings, Lighting, Garden & Gifts for the Home

We are thrilled to finally be able to share our exciting news with you! After 21 years of buying, selling & building a wonderful business in the heart of Downtown Franklin, Dwight & Delores Lynch are retiring. They deserve some much needed rest & new adventures! Their daughter, Lynda and her husband Tommy, have purchased the family business! They are looking forward to building on the great business her parents started.

Keep watching for more exciting news & updates! Thank you all for your continued love & support of Riverside!!

From father to daughter….Riverside is staying
locally owned and operated!