Dec 30, 2013

Victorian Chandeliers?

This group of Victorian styled lighting has been aged and antiqued with the added details of chains, beads and crystals. There are three unique chandeliers in this collection and one matching wall sconce. Unique characteristics are part of each of these lights that sets them apart from any others. This collection is by Shannon Koszyk.

This is the largest of the collection at a whopping 79" high x 31" across. The length includes the chains in the overall height. This tiered iron chandelier has an aged natural iron finish and the leaves have an aged brass finish for contrast. Then small brass chains are added along with ivory ball beaded strands, brass medallions and crystal ball drops on the ends. The ivory candles forms three unique tiers for a total of eighteen lights. Item C09258 at The Designer Insider shop.

This is the medium sized crystal and aged chandelier at 59" high x 30" across. The iron has an aged natural iron finish and the leaves have an aged brass finish for contrast. Then small brass chains are added along with crystal ball beaded strands, brass medallions and crystal ball drops on the ends. The dark candles forms two tiers of lights for a total of twelve candles. Item C09277 at The Designer Insider shop.

This is the smallest of the iron chandeliers at 39" high x 17" across. The iron has an aged natural iron finish and the leaves have an aged brass finish for contrast. Then small brass chains are added along with black wood beads, brass medallions and crystal ball drops. There are three ivory candles in this fixture. Item C09295 at The Designer Insider shop.

This is the matching beaded and iron wall sconce to any of the above chandeliers. Two candles in dark bronze with lots of crystal strands mixed with medallion crosses on chains. Item C05160 at The Designer Insider shop.

Dec 26, 2013

The Sarah Richardson Fabric Collection

This new fabric collection by Sarah Richardson features classic mixed with modern so you can find the right balance for your project. Comfortable elegance is brought together in this collection by mixing linen prints, geometric prints of different scales and textural woven elements to achieve your own level of comfort and to make your own style statement. You can find this collection at Kravet!

Draperies: Cottingham Coral
Chair: Highpoint Coral
Pillows: Woodlawn Stone

Sarah Richardson is sold through Kravet, to the trade.

Dec 23, 2013

Our Top Best Selling Mirrors!

These mirrors are our top best sellers! Unique and different in every way. Which is your favorite?

In this photo, the oyster shell mirror is shown in multiples above one of our buffets. Real oyster shells makes up this square mirror and brings the seashore into any setting. Tones of natural whites and grays due to the natural shells. Size: 20" square. Item C01348 at The Designer Insider shop.

This rustic carved wood mirror is a rendition from the Tramp Art period all in wood with the same notching but with an added blackened finish. The mirror is antiqued as well as the frame. Size: 20" wide square. Item C01053 at The Designer Insider shop.

This is a beautiful antiqued white mirror with crushed shell detail and a round antiqued mirror. Size: 28" wide. Item C01005 at The Designer Insider shop.

Dec 19, 2013

The Nate Berkus Fabric Collection

The new Nate Berkus Collection is introduced and sold through Fabricut!  His collection features an array of patterns in many of the new colorways, such as Plum, Saddle and Chile.

In this photo, Nate puts together some of his new fabrics to make a modern and inviting bedroom. Copy this look!


Welt: Fillmore Velvet-Sparrow

Euro Pillow Shams:
Mckinley Linen-Mustard

Standard Pillow Shams:

Throw Pillow:
Bucktown Stripe-Bark

Top Bedding:

Reverse Bedding:


Dec 17, 2013

Kravet's Nomad Chic Collection! Rustic Fabrics for Refined Homes

These beautiful textured and rustic fabrics are from Kravet Couture's Nomad Chic Collection. Here are some favorites that are inspired by horse blankets, saddle bags and flat weave carpets using ethnic and authentic coloring. Also this collection features many rustic trims for coordinating your space. Rustic yet refined enough for any decor!

From left:

Heritage Craft in Indigo - An acrylic/cotton/linen blend in a heavy duty stripe with a steamed finish. Also comes in Sundried Red, Shale or Sage.

Rustic Kilim in Sundried Red - An acrylic/cotton/linen blend in a heavy duty ikat pattern with a steamed finish. Also comes in Saffron or Driftwood.

Saddle Stripe in Sundried - Cotton/poly/wool/linen blend that is a heavy duty fabric resembling a horse blanket. Also comes in Indigo, Onyx and Ochre.

Bursa Suzani in Bronze - A cotton washed fabric that is a heavy duty ikat pattern. No other colorways.

Organic Texture in Indigo - A cotton/poly/wool blend that has been softened and with a slightly strie pattern. No other colorways.

Jaegar in Ochre - A cotton/linen print for multipurpose uses with a medium repeat. But this fabric can be used as a heavy duty too. No other colorways.

Dec 16, 2013

I'll Have A Blue Christmas!

Blue is the main focus here for this decorative Christmas dining room. White and blue makes this room look frosty and inviting!

Paint by Farrow and Ball:
Walls - Stiffkey Blue
Ceiling - Wevet
Woodwork - Dimpse
Floor - Down Pipe
Chairs - Stiffkey Blue

Dec 13, 2013

Modern Black Secretary

Colonial Black and Red Secretary with Malachite
This extraordinary secretary writing desk showcases black, red and green to create this more modern look mixed with a traditional secretary. Black and red lacquer is commingled with specially designed malachite silk-screened glass panels and then enhanced with solid, faux coral handles. The interior is brilliantly colored with dazzling poppy red and provides more than ample storage. Crafted with fine mahogany and brass, the secretary demands attention. Size: 80" high x 38" wide across the front x 19" deep for the bottom depth. The top depth is 11" deep. Item C03183 at The Designer Insider shop.

Dec 12, 2013

Greek Key Trim

Greek Key tape trim is still one of the favorites among designers and clients. This pattern shown is a 2" wide viscose/rayon tape that comes in 35 colors. It is an exclusive pattern with a reasonable price.

Pattern: Athens Key
Five colors shown:

Exclusive trim from Fabricut! To the trade.

Dec 10, 2013

Design Idea! Copy This Look!

Copy this design from Farrow and Ball Paint.
Enhance your room and fireplace with unique mantel accessories, then make it pop by using a mirror display as your focal point. Easy and low cost if you are a savvy shopper!

Paint by Farrow and Ball:
Walls - Dimpse
Ceiling - Wevet
Woodwork - Wevet
Fireplace - Mole's Breath

Dec 6, 2013

Gold and Aged Silver Empire Chandelier

Gold and Silver Aged Chandelier
This chandelier has a little of the Empire design but with aged gold iron and silver chain mail cording for an updated look. Use this chandelier in a modern or traditional setting for dining or for a smaller foyer. We love a chandelier with a mix of gold and silver that will go nicely in a kitchen with stainless appliances. This is the smaller size, C09411, at 25" across but also comes in a very large size at 46" across and is C09412. Great styling and design all wrapped into a new and unique look!
Item C09411 at The Designer Insider shop.

Dec 4, 2013

Vivid Green and Blue Fabrics! New from Robert Allen!

Bright and bold colors are inspired by the pure pigments in an artist's studio. These vivid greens and blues are colors that make a statement with a nod toward the classics. This new collection from Robert Allen Design is a finalist in the Interior Design magazine "Best of Year" awards.

Vivid Green and Blue Fabrics
Sofa: Break of Day in Viridian.
Chair: Cotton Loop in Cobalt.
Blue pillow on left: Exquisite in Riviera. Trim is Alchemy Velvet in Citrine.
Center pillow left: Glide On in Viridian.
Center pillow right: Tie Dye Stripe in Cobalt.
Blue pillow on right: Cotton Loop in Cobalt.
All fabrics by Robert Allen, To the trade.

Dec 3, 2013

Our Newest White Seashell Chandelier!

This is our newest seashell chandelier that is made even more special as it is an oval shape that is perfect for islands and longer tables. A mix of rustic black iron and natural white shells makes this chandelier unique!

Black Iron and Seashell Chandelier
The oval iron frame is finished in a rustic black which contrasts the natural white shells. The shells are hung in strands around the oval for a total of 20 inches of height. Use this oval shell chandelier on lower ceilings too by adjusting the hanging rods. Five lights for plenty of illumination! Size: 36" long x 20" wide x 20" high. Item C09492 at The Designer Insider shop.

Dec 2, 2013

Lee Jofa Wins the 2013 Timeless Design Award

The main fabric presented here won the 2013 Timeless Design Award!
Vivien Chairs: Tetbury in Multi.
Draperies: Tetbury in Multi.
Banding and welt on chairs: Hampton Linen in Harbour.
Pillows: Mirador Velvet in Navy.
Carpet: Trobe in Camel.
Table: Holland & Co.

Tetbury is a beautiful 100% linen washed fabric in a damask style with a large repeat. Comes in four colors: Multi (above); Blue/Green; Grey/Bisque; Rose/Aqua. This fabric won the 2013 Timeless Design Award. Collection: Royal Oak by Lee Jofa.

Nov 27, 2013

Designers Love Orange!

Orange is still one of the most popular fabric shades for winter. Choose one main fabric like Schumacher's Chiang Mai Dragon and then choose your fabric pairings to complement the larger pattern.

Chiang Mai Dragon in Mocha - A large repeat pattern for draperies and larger applications. This pattern was originally derived from a 1920's Art Deco block print. A 100% linen print in five fabulous colorways. We are highlighting Mocha!

Below are 6 great fabric pairings for Chiang Mai Dragon highlighting the orange color or you can highlight the green.

Betwixt in Spark/Ivory;  Gweneth Linen in Valencia;  Imperial Trellis in Ivory/Mandarin.

Betwixt in Grass/Ivory;  Gweneth Linen in Fern.

All fabrics are part of the Schumacher Signature Collection. To the trade.

Nov 26, 2013

Signature Wallpapers from Schumacher!

These signature wall coverings from F Schumacher can be traditional, rustic or modern depending on your room. Which is your favorite?


Wallpaper: Oiseaux et Fleurs in Mineral. Comes in four colorways in paper and two colorways in fabric. A large repeat in a traditional pattern. Looks great with this mix of rustic traditional furnishings as seen here.


Wallpaper: Birds and Butterflies in Multi on White. Also comes in fabric in the same colorway. One of Schumacher's most popular patterns. Large vertical repeat derived from the 1960's. Mix your furnishings for a flirty and fun look!


Wallpaper: Bali Vine in Mocha. One of Schumacher's most popular prints has been reproduced as a dramatic wall covering. Three colorways in paper and three colorways in fabric. Large vertical drop repeat. Traditional paper with modern furnishings for a bold look.


Wallpaper: Chalfont in Porcelain. A traditional pattern mixed with rustic furniture and modern lamps is a scene you won't forget! This large repeat pattern comes in four colorways in paper and four colorways in fabric. Bright and sophisticated palettes for today's interiors.

All papers are from Schumacher, to the Trade.

Nov 22, 2013

Signature Wallpapers from Schumacher!

These bold graphic patterns of wall coverings are all part of the F Schumacher Signature Collection. See which is your favorite!


Wallpaper: Queen of Spain in Black. Comes in Warm Silver and in five colorways in fabric.
Large repeat reproduced from a fabric in 1963 from designer Michael Taylor.


Wallpaper: Rampura in Turquoise. A small repeat paper that can work well in smaller rooms. Hand blocked from India with a block printed background too.
Ceiling paper: Bombay in Gilt. Great smaller pattern for adjacent walls and ceilings. Comes in five colorways.


Wallpaper: Malaga in Gold. A Moorish fretwork design in a smaller vertical repeat. Comes in three other colorways. Mixes great with modern furnishings as seen here!


Wallpaper: A mix of four patterns to make this unique design.
Nasrid Palace Mosaic in Aegean
Serallo Mosaic in Aegean
Cadiz Mosaic Border in Aegean
Darro Mosaic Border in Aegean
All of these patterns comes also in Mica (black,grey and gold) or in Persimmon (coral,citron and aqua). Beautiful!

All of these papers are from Schumacher, to the Trade.

Nov 21, 2013

Schumacher Signature Fabrics

Here are some favorite combinations of Schumacher fabrics already paired for you. That was easy!

A softer grey and blue combination!
Left: Hothouse Flowers in Mineral. Two other colorways available. A 100% linen with a large repeat in a classic tree pattern.

Right: Nakuru Linen Velvet in Mineral. Two other colorways available. A cotton/linen blend with an animal skin inspired design.

A beautiful new golden warm palette!
Left: Palermo Mohair Velvet in Daffodil. A mohair/cotton blend for a silky look and smooth appearance. Comes in 43 shades of beauty!

Right: Katsugi in Gold/Mushroom. Four other colorways available. A linen/cotton print with a modern flair in a large repeat.

Mix these softer hues with solid linens, velvets or silks.
Left: Sinhala Linen Print in Stone. A traditional tree of life print from an antique French fabric. Four other colorways available.

2nd Left Center: Raja Embroidery in Stone. A blended fabric using a classic Asian motif. Comes in three other colorways too.

Right pillow: Sikar Embroidery in Flax. A linen/cotton blend derived from an antique ikat textile. Four other colorways available.

Nov 20, 2013

Modern Floor Lamps! Silver or Gold

Choose your favorite new floor lamp! Modern yet refined, we have two new choices in silver or gold.

Modern Silver Floor Lamp
This unique floor lamp could be transitional or modern depending on the room. The slim column is a stacked cone design all in metal and finished in an antiqued and distressed silver including the finial. A base in satin black is added for stability and for a stark contrast. The shade is a round drum style in an off white linen and sports a shorter profile. Item C08060 at The Designer Insider shop.

Gold Leaf Stacked Ball Floor Lamp
This lamp has a slim column with a stacked ball design all in metal and finished in an antiqued and distressed gold leaf including the finial. A base in satin black is added for stability and for a stark contrast. The shade is a round drum style in a vanilla linen. Item C08059 at The Designer Insider shop.

Nov 15, 2013

Industrial Black Barn Light

NEW! Black barn light for indoors only!

Industrial Black Pendant Wall Sconce
This one light pendant has a surprise that is found under the shade. Antiqued mirror is added piece by piece to make an elegant reflector. The all iron light has a back plate that holds the curved arm that holds the large metal shade resembling the popular barn lights. It is all finished in a smokey black rustic look with a rough to the touch feel. This is a larger sconce due to the wider shade. Fits nicely as a single light over a vanity or in a larger room. Size: 17" high including shade and back plate x 14" wide including shade width x 19" deep from wall. Item C05151 at The Designer Insider shop.

Nov 14, 2013

Thibaut Design Features A Natural Faux Wood Wallpaper

Love this wallpaper from Thibaut! Use this paper on an accent wall to make a statement.

Thibaut Wallcoverings
Pattern: Rodanthe - a paper with a wood plank look!
Collection: Neutral Resource
Colorway shown: Sand
Other colors available: Cocoa, Beige, White and Grey.
Large repeat of 27" x 27".
Copy this look! Use this room as a guide to use in your own space. Details makes the difference!

Nov 13, 2013

Studio Bon Features a Softer Palette

In this Studio Bon collection, texture and pattern are married combinations with added graphic shapes and colors all printed on natural backgrounds. Below is one of our favorite colorways: Ochre.

Wall: Fandango in Ochre.
Pillow on right: Setareh in Ochre.
Pillow in middle: Stella in Ochre.
Sofa: Petal Pusher in Could/Ochre.
All of these great fabrics comes in other colorways. To the trade from Schumacher.

Nov 12, 2013

Distressed Bronze Modern Lighting with Shades

Unique distressed bronze lighting with linen shades included. This design has an updated look with its industrial styled iron frame and shaded bulbs. Three lights that match!

Elongated Iron in Distressed Bronze.
Size: 43" long x 29" wide x 21" high. Item C09465 at The Designer Insider shop.

Round Shaped Iron Light in Distressed Bronze.
Size: 32" across the chandelier x 19" high. Item C09510 at The Designer Insider shop.

Distressed Bronze Wall Light.
Use for hallways or bath! Size:  15" total height x 17" wide x 12" deep from wall. Item C05150 at The Designer Insider shop.

Nov 11, 2013

Studio Bon Textiles Features A Bold Look!

Bright color options from Studio Bon Textiles! Pattern is a passion for Bonnee Sharp and her inspirations are shown in the patterns chosen for her Studio Bon collection. Go for beautiful pops of color or you can go neutral with any of these more modern fabric designs.

Go with "blue and green fabrics"!
Wall: Prussian in Kelly
Top pillow: Oompa in Stem
Second pillow: Fandango in Midnight
Top ottoman: Sara in Prussian
Bottom ottoman: Petal Pusher in Midnight/Pool
Corner pillow: Ikandy in Prussian/Glitter

Pop with "red and blue fabrics"!
Wall: Pennant in Midnight/Fire
Top pillow: Stella in Fire
Middle pillow: Cosmos in Fire/Taffy
Bottom pillow: Stareh in Fire
Tall ottoman: Queen B in Fire
Short ottoman: Quatrefaux in Midnight

A more "neutral fabrics" offering!
Wall: Flora in Cloud/Glitter
Drapery: Op in Blush/Cloud
Pillow in chair: Petal Pusher in Blush/Cloud
Chair: Fandango in Cloud
Top floor pillow: Op in Cloud/Glitter
Bottom pillow: Flora in Cloud/Glitter

All fabrics are from Studio Bon Textiles through F Schumacher. To the trade.

Nov 8, 2013

Our BEST SELLING Candle Wall Sconce!

This is our best selling candle wall sconce!!

Nickel Ring Candle Sconce
This ring wall sconce is our best seller! Sold as a pair, the height of these sconces demands the attention in the room. The shiny nickel finish just adds to the beauty. Click here to see all of our candle sconces.

Ring Sconce: 23" high x 7" wide x 5.25" deep.
Item GV990319 at The Designer Insider shop.

Nov 7, 2013

Linen Drapery for a Natural Look!

Give your space a natural feel with linen drapery fabric!

Beautiful linen with a sheer quality can also make unique shades as seen here. The organic color and textures of this fabric is lightweight yet nubby for an elegant or transitional look. Durable and well crafted textile.

Robert Allen's Linen Drapery
Pattern: Perfect Match in Linen.
Comes in eleven unique striped colors!

Nov 6, 2013

New White Coral Lighting!

Beautiful White Coral Lighting perfect for foyers, hallways and baths. Elegant and sophisticated enough for traditional or modern interiors. The coral is made of wire that has then been covered in a resin that is finished in shades of white with distressing to give a natural look including the small holes that coral normally has on its branches.

White Coral Sphere Chandelier
Size: 26" across x 29" high.
Item C09501 at The Designer Insider shop.

White Coral Petite Pendant Chandelier
Size: 15" across x 23" high.
Item C09441 at The Designer Insider shop.

White Coral Wall Sconce
Size: 19" high x 17" wide x 6" deep.
Item C05158 at The Designer Insider shop.