Jul 31, 2009

Home Decor: Ode To The Southern Pine

As a true southerner, we consider the pine tree a staple in our environment. They grow with vigor and are harvested to be used in many different applications. The Long Leaf Pine can be seen just about everywhere down south, so this is our ode to the Pine! All of these products have a pine motif and are unique and beautiful. Above: The Pine Bough Chandelier in a double tiered size, made of wrought iron. Contact us for more information on this chandelier and on any products below.
A beautiful botanical pattern of pine, oak and chickadees, available in fabric or wallpaper from Jaima Brown. Pattern - Chickadee from the Retreat Collection.
Pine Bough Chandelier in wrought iron with a pine botanical motif. Available through: www.TheDesignerInsider.com. Item #C09795.

Ann Sacks tile from the Algonquin Collection. Pattern: White Pine Cone Border - 3" x 8". Pairs with the tile seen below. Many colorways available.
Ann Sacks tile from the Algonquin Collection. Many scenes available, above is the Lake Scene 3. This 4"x 4" tile is available in many colorways.
Wallpaper and fabric from Thibaut in 4 colorways. Pattern: Evergreen - Brown.
Pine Bough wrought iron wall sconce with a pine cone motif. Sold through: www.TheDesignerInsider.com. Item #C05016.
Wall paper from Cole & Sons, sold through Lee Jofa. Pattern: Pine Bran - Neutral. More colorways available.

Jul 29, 2009

Etsy: Great Home Decor Products!

We are giving you a head's up on some great products from the great site: Etsy. These items caught our eye and we are spotlighting them for you. Check out many other great products found only on Etsy. Above: Unique lampshades made from vintage 1970's wallpaper. Great patterns available! Store: DrawFlowers.
Beautiful coordinated baby bedding in great patterns and colors. Store: Handmade First Class.
Great coordinating pillow covers in different patterns and colors. Store: Maries Cosy Cushions.
Beautiful handmade gift tags that are hand cut and hand stamped by Lisa Hannah. Store: Moth To A Flame Studio.
Woodblock designs on paper shades from Jeanne Mcgee.

Jul 24, 2009

Kravet: Furnishings That Inspire!

Kravet has always been known to be smart, stylish and modern. They are not just purveyors of wonderful fabrics! Their furniture, lighting and carpets are always in the mainstream and add just the right touch to any decor. Candice Olsen uses their furnishings and fabrics on her great show "Divine Design". Here we are showing you some of their stylish furnishings and hope you can imagine them in your own home! Above: The "Northport" upholstered bed includes the headboard and rails. It comes in a tall size (65"h) and a shorter size (56"h) as well as Queen, King and California King. Part of the quick ship program (3 weeks) and available in over 60,000 fabrics.

The "Larabie" is a resin lamp with a nickel bottom base. The shade shown is in off white linen. The lamp comes in blue as shown or clear or amber. Size: 38" high.
The "Madrid" sofa from Kravet comes in two lengths (long - 82 3/4") or (loveseat - 58 1/2"). Part of the quick ship program of 3 weeks. Chair also available.
This Kravet floor lamp is the "Venezia" with an aluminum base that is 55" high. Shown with an optional acrylic damask shade.
The Kravet lamp "Gina" is clear acrylic shown with a black linen shade. Size: 28" high. Other shades available.

Bibao Ottoman - An unusual ottoman because it is oval. Comes in a large or small size. The covered tab detail is standard. Small (shown) - 31"long x 25"wide; Large - 43"long x 31"wide.

All upholstery is available in 60,000 Kravet fabrics. Photos courtesy of Kravet.

Jul 22, 2009

The World of Bob Timberlake

Bob Timberlake was a realist painter that began his career in 1970 in his native state of North Carolina. His work has been exhibited throughout many galleries and museums during his long career. Publications exhibiting his work includes numerous magazines and seven books of his own. His awards are so numerous I am not sure we can list them all but we will give a good try! He has designed stamps for the US Postal Service, received honors by numerous President's in the White House and been the recipient of many awards throughtout his career. In 1990, he expanded and offered his designs through Lexington Furniture and began licensing products through 20 other manufacturers including home accessories, textiles and apparel. He has even developed house plans for Southern Living! "The World of Bob Timberlake Furniture" was also named the most successful furniture line in history. But what has made him so famous? Probably because he has always stood by his beliefs and stayed true to his convictions. Character counts! All of Bob Timberlake's products are more popular than ever and we are proud to show you a few of his great items. You may purchase all of his items through your local furniture companies or from your designer. See below for some examples of his great achievements.
This side table is the "Fireside Occasional Table" from Lexington Furniture. Size: 24" high x 14" square.
This photo features the "Tide Metal Lamp Table" with woven top and glass. Size: 27" high x 28" round. Sold through Lexington Furniture.

A more recent art print from Bob Timberlake, "Cape Fear Lighthouse Site" available through authorized art dealers.
Bob Timberlake's "Blue Ridge" Home Plan sold through Hearthstone Homes.

More information can be found at www.BobTimberlake.com.

Jul 20, 2009

Kitchen and Bath Cabinets - Spotlight on Wood-Mode

I grew up as the daughter of a "cabinet man". My father sold cabinetry throughout his career and I learned the importance of a great kitchen. Wood-Mode has been a driving force within the cabinet industry for 60 years. When you choose an established company with a great reputation, you get a cabinet with a long lasting finish, the advantages of modern technology and limitless design choices. Wood-Mode has 85 custom wood finishes, 30 laminate choices and will also custom match for you. So think about choosing a great established company next time for your new kitchen or bath. You may be surprised at the choices and quality you will get! More information at the site: www.Wood-Mode.com. See some of the choices and photos from Wood-Mode below.
Urban Matrix Collection.

French Provence Collection.
Contemporary Synergy Collection.
European Country Collection.
British Classics Collection.
English Country Collection.
Pacific Origins Collection.
English Country Estate Collection.
American Mountain Collection.
All photos courtesy of Wood-Mode Cabinetry.

Jul 17, 2009

Mirrors: A Reflection Of Ourselves!

Mirrors are a reflection of ourselves! We all choose different ones according to our likes and needs. Here are a few of our newest mirrors just added to our website. We have a large display of all types of mirrors from contemporary to traditional. Visit our site and look it over! Above: Our new Driftwood Mirror, hand crafted with a beautiful arched top. Size: 50" high x 36" wide, perfect for a large foyer! http://www.TheDesignerInsider.com.
Sunburst Mirror - This beautiful sunburst style mirror can be ordered in gold or nickel. The convex center mirror completes the picture. Size: 24" diameter.
Star Mirrors - This set of three star mirrors are made of metal and are 16" diameter each. They look great together or apart. Finished in antique silver leaf with black undertones.
Oyster Shell Mirror - A beautiful real oyster shell mirror that is hand crafted. Gorgeous! Size: 20" square.
Antiqued Silver Medallion Mirror - This mirror has an old world feel with the antiqued silver leaf and distressed black details. Wood medallion in the middle completes the look. Size: 30" high x 24" wide. We also have a smaller one available too.
Stained Panel Wall Mirror - Dark stained wood detailed with black, 26" square.
Visit our site: http://www.TheDesignerInsider.com.

Jul 15, 2009

Faux Leather: Great Fabrics For Upholstery

Leather can be costly so here is an alternative to get the look for a lower price point. Faux leathers are really coming to the forefront and are as popular as ever! There are many new fabrics available through different companies and we have spotlighted a few of our favorites. The ones shown here are polyurethanes and vinyls backed with polyesters and cottons. The good news is that the prices are comparable to buying any medium grade fabric and can be upholstered easily. Look over some of our faves and remember that this is just a small sampling of styles and colors. Above: Valtekz - Tortoise in Black Cherry.
Valtekz - Woven Cane in Truffle.
Valtekz - Stria in Moss.
Valtekz - Shagreen in Navy.
Valtekz - Rattlesnake in Dark Doe.
Valtekz - Ostrich in Eucalyptus.
Valtekz - Nest in Zephyr.
Valtekz - Moray Eel in Pomegranate.
Valtekz - Grasscloth in Granite.
Kravet - Crocagator in color 6.
Kravet - Iguana in color 4. Thirty one colors available in this faux leather!

Thanks to Kravet Fabrics and Valtekz Fabrics for the photos. All fabrics are sold "to the trade". Contact us for more information.

Jul 12, 2009

Embroidered Fabrics: Spotlight On Lee Jofa

Lee Jofa has been known for their fabulous fabrics in the design world for years. We would like to share with you some of the ones we love most. Enjoy the view and you can see more at www.LeeJofa.com. Above: Laila - Multi - Embroidery on 100% linen.
Arbre de Vie - Beige, pink & green - Crewel embroidery on cotton/linen blend.
Andrew Sheer - Mink - Embroidery on sheer drapery.
Garden Basket - Burgundy Red/Beige - Embroidery on linen/rayon blend.
Blossom Silk - Blue - Embroidery on rayon/silk blend.

Honeysuckle - Green/Beige - Embroidery on 100% silk.
Feel free to contact us for more information.