Jul 29, 2008

New Website! Coming Soon!

Our new website is now under construction and will be up and running soon! You will be able to purchase wonderful products that are only available to the trade. We hope to bring you new and exciting items for your home as well as many more ideas for the decorator in all of us. Our blog site will not change, we are just adding a site where you can make purchases. Feel free to email us with any desires or needs and we will try and fulfill your requests. Look for our new site soon at www.thedesignerinsider.com. Thanks for all your support!

Jul 24, 2008


Preassembled black ladder shelf with a classic design for any room. Only $79.97 at Lowes.
Hi Light Task Lamp from PB Teen that is only 4" diameter and comes in 9 colors. These have three pivot points and are only $79.00 each.
Beautiful wall murals from Bed, Bath & Beyond that comes in a standard size of 13' x 8'. The murals come in different scenes and can be trimmed to fit any space. Only $99.99 each.
Black leather storage ottoman/table with a flip top that makes a great tray. On sale at JC Penney for $59.99.
Jules swivel chair shown in birch. Comes in 6 colors from Ikea for $39.99.
Heimdal steel table with casters. Just wipe clean! Diameter of 20" and has tempered glass shelves. At Ikea for $29.99. Other sizes and styles available.
Dorm room fridge in the NCAA school of your choice! Online only at $299.99 at Target.

Jul 18, 2008

Design Style: Art Made In Georgia

Did you know that most ceramics are now made overseas? R Wood Studio located in an old produce warehouse in Georgia, are ceramics made by hand and are sold all over the country. Rebecca Wood runs her own studio along with her 12 artists. They turn Georgia red clay into art for the home in an array of luscious colors. Find out more info:

Jul 12, 2008

Design Style: Cottage Ideas!

Let's look at beautiful furnishings to give you the summer cottage style. Hope these photos will inspire you for your own home or vacation paradise. Above: Ralph Lauren Knows his linens! Wonderful grouping of linens from the Boathouse Collection. www.ralphlauren.com
Set of four sea shell prints from W King Ambler. Exquisite quality! To the trade.
Beautiful Grotto Sea Shell Chandelier from Currey & Co. Made of wire covered in a variety of shells with 12 lights. Size is 26 round by 45 high. Magnifico!!
Cascade end table from FFDM Furniture shown in grass green. Also available in white or cherry. To the trade.
Pedestal wire urn shown in rusted white. From Aidan Gray Home, to the trade.
Cottage style settee from Cox Industries. This love seat comes in white or cherry wood with a multiple of fabrics to choose from for the cottage look. To the trade.
Sea Urchin ceramic lamp with a linen shade. www.williamssonomahome.com
Bob Timberlake's Sea Captain Bed from the Salt Aire Collection. www.lexingtonfurniture.com

Jul 7, 2008

Design Style: My Faves For July Under $50!!!!

JC Penney - Yes, JCP has a new wonderful collection of textiles including comforter set, pillows, sheets and drapes. The above is from the American Living Modern Country Collection and starts at $29.99. Remember when buying premade drapes: They are not usually very wide and to get the correct fullness you may need to purchase two pairs per window.
Mothology - Blue milk glass collection handblown from recycled glass. Under $30.00 each. www.mothology.com
Target - Beautiful paper accessories that are great for any party including paper chair covers! Designed by Isabelle De Borchgrave. Shown is the Rose Petal Collection. Some items available online but more choices are available in your local store. Price from $2.99 - $5.99. www.target.com
Red Envelope - Handprint canvas kit for baby and wee ones! Sells for $42.00. www.redenvelope.com
Smith & Hawken - Thermal lined picnic basket for keeping your food cool! On sale now for $41.00. www.smithandhawken.com

Jul 3, 2008

Design Style: The Barefoot Photographer

I have had the privilege of working with Donna, the barefoot photographer, on local projects. She is a Georgia native and takes most of her photos from her own backyard and around the Atlanta area. She uses no special lighting or reflectors, only her natural talent as a seasoned photographer. Look below for examples of some of her works and you can also find more information at the following: