May 30, 2013

Our Top Ten "Black and White" Fabrics from Robert Allen Design!

The most classic color combination of all: BLACK and WHITE fabrics!  This new fabric collection from Robert Allen Design is bold and glamorous with endless possibilities. Some of our favorite black and white fabrics are below. Which is your favorite?

Deco Flair in Domino - A viscose/cotton blend with a large repeat from Larry Laslo.

Aztec Pathway in Panther - A cotton/poly blend with high durability and a value price. This pattern has a small repeat pattern  that becomes a stripe when used for upholstery and draperies.

Remy Plaid in Mica - A 100% silk plaid with a touch of blue and a small repeat.

Full Sails in Chrome - A 100% linen print with a repeat the width of the fabric. Use this for draperies and large applications. Part of the Williamsburg Classics collection.

Soft Scrolls in Jet - A 100% cotton print with a medium repeat. Part of the DwellStudio collection.

Ikat Dot in Black - A cotton/poly blend woven with high durability and a small repeat. Part of the DwellStudio collection.

Equal Rows in Panther - A poly/cotton blend woven with high durability and no repeat. Perfect for upholstery. Value priced fabric for large projects.

Simple Armor in Caviar - A 100% cotton with medium durability and a medium sized repeat.

Summer Song in Night Sky - A 100% cotton embroidery with a medium repeat and medium durability.

Ansonia Fleur in Caviar - A viscose/poly/linen blend with a large repeat and a high durability performance.

All of these fabrics are from Robert Allen Design. To the trade.

May 22, 2013

Decorative Sheers from Schumacher

Decorative Sheers
This collection provides a range of options from lace to modern weaves using natural fibers. The palette is soothing and neutral giving a look of sophistication and luxury. See some of our favorite sheers below from F Schumacher!

Marquise Embroidery in Pearl. Embroidered with a classic diamond shape and hand applied crystals.

Rossini Sheer in Ivory. Uses an embroidery technique where the background is melted away leaving just the embroidery.

Boboli Embroidery in Linen. Features a trailing vine motif with a slight shimmer to the embroidery.

Bella Embroidery in Ivory. Hand beaded to represent raindrops.

Cachemire Linen Sheer in Greige. Traditional paisley pattern printed on a linen sheer.

The Firenze Collection of Sheers all from F Schumacher.

May 21, 2013

A Beautiful Glass Pendant for Foyer Lighting

Is this a beautiful pendant or what?

Nickel and Glass Foyer Pendant
This is the perfect pendant for a foyer or hallway. The beautiful glass oval shade has an all over dot pattern that illuminates the light. The two bulbs hangs in the middle with a silver cord that partly shows through the glass for a unique look. Notice the shiny nickel top that resembles a crown and the beautiful wider linked chain that completes the design. Size: 10" across x 24" high and comes with a 3 foot chain. Item GV992091 at The Designer Insider shop.

May 17, 2013


Get this look! This is a great traditional combination from Farrow and Ball Paint for this dining room. Notice the pairing of these colors with silver chandeliers, green porcelain plates on the wall and the blue silk drapery. You can get inspired and copy this look!

Floor: Cook's Blue and Strong White

Walls: Manor House Gray

Chairs: Cook's Blue

All paints from Farrow and Ball.

May 14, 2013

Black and Silver Dining Pendant! NEW!

Black and Silver Dining Pendant
The traditional elegant dining pendant is here! Distressed black mixed with aged silver for a beautiful combination over any medium sized dining table. Four candles are suspended in the middle for plenty of light. Find this new light and many others at The Designer Insider shop. Item C09345.

May 13, 2013

The French General! A New Fabric Collection from Fabricut!

A new collection from Fabricut! The French General. This collection features an array of colorways and patterns that coordinate beautifully. Here's a sneak peek!

Patterns shown above:
Bench - Septford in Bisque
Pillows left to right - Septford in Rural Red; Emile in Rural Red; Paquerette in Rouge; Toulouse in Rouge.

All of these fabrics are sold by Fabricut, to the trade. A three book collection in an array of patterns and colorways for any room in the house.

May 9, 2013

Modern Silver and Gold Chandelier! NEW!

What a beauty!
This unique silver and gold chandelier comes in two sizes with the larger shown here. The all iron chandelier has a modern design with the open side continuing around the entire chandelier. Notice how the candles hang below the main design, so that the light shines through at the center of the design. This chandelier sports mostly bright silver with slight distressing and is enhanced further by the addition of the design sharing the spotlight with bright gold too. This larger chandelier has five candles with distressed sleeves and with each having 60w maximum. Size: 30" across x 40" high. Item C09301 at The Designer Insider shop.
This chandelier also comes in a smaller size of 22" across x 32" high with three lights. Item C09302 at The Designer Insider shop.

Two great sizes available in one great design! See all of our new chandeliers and lights at The Designer Insider.

May 7, 2013

New Spring Fabrics From Fabricut

This is a sneak peek at some of the newest fabrics from Fabricut. A great mix of patterns in an array of colorways that work well together.

Drapery: Tyrell Arboretum in Garden
Bench: Reno in Sunkist
Pillows on Bench: Tella in Lime; Star is Born in Mermaid.
Pillows on Floor: Harrington in Olive; Bossa Nova in Coral.

Let's look closer at the beautiful print above: Tyrell Arboretum. This fabric comes in four colorways that you see below. It is a large repeat that is perfect for long drapes in a linen/rayon blend. Colorways: Pear, Turquoise, Magenta Frost or Garden as you see above.

 Tyrell Arboretum in Pear.

 Tyrell Arboretum in Turquoise.

Tyrell Arboretum in Magenta Frost.

Tyrell Arboretum in Garden.

All of these fabrics are sold by Fabricut, to the trade.

May 3, 2013

Beautiful Floral Prints from Beacon Hill Fabrics

Lush flora and fauna enchants your senses in this new romantic fabric collection from Beacon Hill. Historic French and English documents were an inspiration for these exclusive printed fabrics. See all the choices below!
Collection: Midnight Garden
Floral Fabric Shown: Moon Blossom in Midnight.
Sold by Beacon Hill through Robert Allen Design.

May 1, 2013

Silver Beaded Empire Chandelier

This is a beauty! All silver with light distressing in a gorgeous Empire style. Use for dining, a foyer or the center of a room because it will demand attention. Brand new for Spring 2013 at The Designer Insider!

This beautiful chandelier has an empire shape but with a modern finish all in a soft contemporary silver. Slight distressing is spread over the silver with distressing in a light brown. The silver has a softer brushed feel that looks great with the slight distressing. The shape of this chandelier is empire with rows of silver beads connecting by the ring of silver iron in the middle. This is where the eight lights are perched with matching silver candle sleeves too. Size: 33" wide x 46" high. Item C09587 at The Designer Insider shop.