Furniture

Fall High Point Market 2012/ Part I

I joined the masses in High Point last week for day at market. Although I can not pin point a favorite new find, I thought I would share some of the items that caught my eye. Starting with case goods. Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in learning more about any of the pieces. 

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Made in the USA

I had the privilege of joining fellow designer, Holly Phillips, in Hickory a few weeks ago for HCC University. About ten times a year, the Hickory Chair Company invites designers and store owners from all over the country to tour their factory and learn more about the company and the furniture they make. Went spent two fun filled days there, and I left knowing that I could confidently stand behind any piece of Hickory Chair furniture that I sell.  The tour starts outside with stacks of NC grown lumber, then you wind your way through an immaculate factory with workers who cut, sand, chisel,...

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Creative Collaboration (Part II)

Please visit the Queen City Style today  to see Whitley's room to outfit interpretation!

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Creative Collaboration (Part I)

Fashion is often an inspiration for interior design, and vice versa. Whether you are pulling from an entire ensemble or a single accessory, the mixture of colors and textures can guide the creative eye through a completed vision. With that in mind, I introduce a very fun and fashionable friend, Whitley Hamlin. Please click on her blog the Queen City Style for an introductory Q&A. Then tomorrow she will reveal her room to outfit interpretation from one of my projects. Comments welcome!

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Market Finds/ Furniture

  I hope you have enjoyed seeing what I found most exciting at High Point Market this Spring. It was just a brief glimpse into the world of furniture and design, but always well worth the trip. As mentioned before, please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any comments or questions.    

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Flea Market Fridays

This week I went to my favorite interiors markets in Charlotte, Slate, for some inspiration. If you have a mid-century ranch I have some ideas for your dining room, living room, office, or even foyer... Jonathan Adler Chandelier $750   *I would have new, bigger shades made (white burlap) Have a great weekend!            

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Flea Market Fridays

Time permitting, I like to browse some of Charlotte's "flea markets" on Fridays. Today I only made it to a few stops in the South End area. I did not see anything I just had to have, but there were certainly a few finds that could use a nice home. Rustic coat hooks great for a lake or mountain home... Sleepy Poet Horseshoe Hooks $28 Cute for or a kid's room... Post & Gray Set of Vintage Prints $75 Re-upholster (preferably not in aqua velvet with black welt) for the fireside, living room or den... I love acrylic because it can go modern or traditional....

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