Dear June: There’s No Place Like Home for Christmas

“There’s no place like home for the holidays.”  For those of us living in the Piedmont, that means a variety of local Christmas traditions:  The School of the Arts The Nutcracker, Tanglewood’s Festival of Lights, Old Salem’s Saturdays at Christmas, Holidays at Reynolda, Christmas by Candlelight at Korner’s Folly, Graylyn Santa Experience, Caroling Fridays at Reynolda, and Winston-Salem Symphony’s A Carolina Christmas.  All these wonderful […]

Dear June: Design Elements

One of the benefits of working with a designer is the endless possibilities available to you as a consumer. Our years of experience have led us to the top manufacturers in the industry who specialize in custom-made furnishings. We spend days at the furniture markets in High Point and Atlanta, searching for the best of […]

Dear June: Sweet Dream Designs for Master Bedrooms

We all deserve a little luxury in our day-to-day lives, and there’s no better to place to start than your master bedroom.  Even when you’re redecorating, the bedroom often slips to the bottom of the list.  So, start thinking dreamy: Don’t leave your bedroom as a last thought.  Do give it – and yourself – […]

Dear June: Durability of Textiles and Fabrics

This is a constant question we receive from our clients. We can’t begin to tell you how many clients have asked us for durable fabrics to hold up to their families. Now we all know there is no such material, but we have something close. Sunbrella and Indoor-Outdoor fabrics have become a staple word in […]

Dear June

Remodeling your kitchen and or bath seems like a reasonable thing to do these days. There is currently a shortage of houses for sale.  It makes sense to update what you have and enjoy your home.  When the time is right to sell, your home will be up to date, easier to sell, and probably more […]

Dear June

Summer months are spent with children home from school, vacationing, and catching up on those long overdue projects.  We normally remind our clients that if you are thinking of remodeling a bathroom or a kitchen, you should start early to be able to finish the project by the holidays, and nowadays, supply and demand dictate […]

Dear June: What is Style?

It’s your birthday and what can you ask your husband for? How about stunning colorations for your dream bedroom?  We’ve got you covered! A bedroom is often the last room in the house to get your attention, so we like to make it special. Whenever we design a client’s dream bedroom, we create a balance between […]

Dear June: Furnishings and Remodeling, Turn-Key

In the design industry, it is important for us to continue to learn and stay on top of all the new products and technology.  With the changes happening faster than one can think, it is wise to continue to educate yourself as much as possible.  LED lighting, stain-resistant acrylic fabrics, recycled materials, and even new […]

Customize It!  Your Style, Your Way

  One of the benefits of working with a designer is the endless possibilities available to you as a consumer.  Our years of experience have led us to identify the top manufacturers in the industry who specialize in custom-made furnishings.  We spend days at the furniture markets in High Point and Atlanta searching for the […]

Fresh Colors, Fabrics, and Design

  As I prepare to attend the Atlanta market, I can’t help but reflect on our economy. I try to be loyal to my vendors just as my customers and clients have been loyal to me. Although things have been tough for a few years, vendors are working feverishly to show off their latest and […]