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.