Mar 31, 2014

Stripes On A Wall Makes A Statement!

Use stripes to make a statement in a foyer, hallway or just about anywhere. You can use wallpaper as seen here, or use paint colors to do the same. Below we have five different rooms using stripes all from the same patterned striped wallpaper but each with a different colorway.

This wallpaper is a classic stripe that features four colorways at once. Versatile and timeless in five different striped colorways as seen below. Get a different look from each one just with a color change or with a direction change.

This paper makes a subtle statement with like colors yet the wider stripe adds a punch.
Paper: Chromatic Stripe 4201.
Wall color: Pavilion Gray in Emulsion.
Trim color: Pavilion Gray in Eggshell.
Other paint colors to use: Dimpse; All White; Down Pipe.

Bold blues and grays for a brighter stairwell wall. Also repeated in the framed wall space as seen on the left.
Paper: Chromatic Stripe in 4205.
Wall: Pavilion Gray in Emulsion.
Frames: Wimborne White in Emulsion.
Hall Stand: Borrowed Light in Eggshell.
Other paint colors to use: St. Giles Blue; Railings; Dimpse.

Pinks mixed with browns for a brighter combination and with a horizontal application.
Paper: Chromatic Stripe in 4204.
Radiator: Calamine in Eggshell.
Other paint colors to use: London Clay; Elephants Breath; Strong White; Skimming Stone.

Go modern with this mixed colored wallpaper. Soft turquoise green mixes beautifully with the grays.
Paper: Chromatic Stripe in 4202.
Ceiling: Wimborne White in Emulsion.
Other paint colors to use: Shaded White; Ammonite; Down Pipe; Chappell Green.

Go bold with a deeper toned orange stripe mixed with grays for a unique color combination that sets this entryway apart!
Paper: Chromatic Stripe in 4203.
Trim: Ammonite in Eggshell.
Other paint colors to use: Mole's Breath; Purbeck Stone; Cornforth White.

All paints and wallpapers are from Farrow and Ball. Use paper stripes as seen here or duplicate the stripes using the Farrow and Ball paint collection. COPY THIS LOOK!

Mar 28, 2014

Industrial Small White Barn Light

White Barn Light Wall Sconce
Inspired by early American farmhouse style, this delightful little wall sconce is versatile with a white ceramic and gray metal color combination with a simple shade. Use this light in a small bath, over a kitchen sink or down a wide hallway. Uncomplicated and timeless, this barn light wall sconce is pure and pleasing. Indoors only! Size: 12" total height x 9" wide x 7" deep from wall. Item C05154 at The Designer Insider shop.

Mar 27, 2014

French General Fabrics and Wallcoverings

Spotlight on the French General Collection!

Cottage Living! Get that cottage feel with florals and the beautiful tone of rose fabrics and wallcoverings. The French General Collection has many offerings for a traditional home with plenty of transitional fabrics to complete the picture.

Wallpaper: Florette in Rouge. This wallcovering also comes in a linen print fabric too. Three colorways: Rouge, La Mer and Bisque.

Chair Cushions: Flamme de France in Rose. A transitional woven that updates a traditional room. Colorways: Rose (seen here), Rouge (darker than Rose), Bleu, Hemp, Indigo and La Mer.

Chair Pillows: Albi Linen in Parchment. A 100% linen fabric that comes in four colorways. Parchment (seen here), Hemp, Bisque and Linen. Trimmed in Charente, see below.

Chair Pillow Trim and Mantel Trim: Charente in Rose. This is a 100% viscose fabric tape with a  modern ikat pattern. Width is 2.25" wide and works well on upholstery, draperies, bedding or pillows. Colorways: Rose (seen here), Bisque, Bleu, Hemp, La Mer and Rouge.

All fabrics from the French General Collection sold through Fabricut.

Mar 25, 2014

Timothy Corrigan Trims by Schumacher

We love wider trim tapes that can be used for many applications. See a great example below!

Table fabric - Cap Ferrat in Sunset.
Trim - Directoire Tape in Ivory.

Directoire Tape - A beautiful wide tape of 3.4" in width with an exotic fretwork design embroidered on a linen background.
Left to right:
Bleu Marine; Ivory; Teal; Citron; Grenadine.

This wider trim is by Timothy Corrigan sold through Schumacher, to the trade.

Mar 24, 2014

Modern Cream Leather Loveseat

This beautiful loveseat has a definite modern look with its curved back, flared arms and wood tapered legs. Notice that the arms are wider for a comfortable place to lay your arm. The back is tapered in width and has a button detail for added design. Use your own pillows on this sofa to add color and more comfort to the back. The loveseat is covered in soft cream cowhide leather with hand tied springs and dacron wrapped foam cushions for comfort. The size of the sofa includes from outer arm to outer arm. Size: 60" wide x 30" deep x 30" high for the back. A great lower sofa for the center of a room. Loveseat item GV2431 at The Designer Insider shop. Modern bronze cocktail table shown is GV991813.

Mar 20, 2014

Candice Olson Fabrics by Kravet

Candice Olson is a passionate designer with a signature look of pure sophistication and luxury. But she has created this look with her fabrics with something extra: great durability. See some of our favorites from her collection below sold through Kravet.

Top to bottom:
High Tea in Opal Essence
Kolam in Breeze
High Tea in Sandy Brown
Asean in Espresso
Jurong in Linen
Kolam in Sandstone

High Tea is a wonderful poly/cotton blended embroidered fabric from Candice Olson. A medium repeat of embroidered foliage that will work for upholstery, draperies and pillows. Three soft colorways. See two above.
High Tea in Opal Essence (seen above).
High Tea in Sandy Brown (seen above).
High Tea in Whisper

Kolam is a woven blend with a high multipupose use for heavy duty. Great for upholstery and the fabric is also stain and water repellant. Two colorways.
Kolam in Breeze
Kolam in Sandstone (seen above).

Asean is a poly/viscose fabric for heavy duty uses. Great mix of tones for mixing with other fabrics. Two colorways available.
Asean Espresso (seen above).
Asean Sand

Jurong is a great tone on tone embroidery for medium duty uses. A larger repeat all in beige.
Jurong Linen (seen above).

All fabrics by Candice Olson sold through Kravet, to the trade.

Mar 18, 2014

A Perfect Dining Chandelier

This is a perfect chandelier for medium and small dining tables. It has everything to offer!

Shaded Iron and Crystal Dining Chandelier
What's not to like? Clean lines, understated beauty with a few crystals, opulent drum shade for a softer glow and black iron that fits with most interiors. This medium sized shaded chandelier will fit into many different styles of interiors and can be used also for smaller rooms, foyers and hallways. Four lights at 60w each with crystal ball trim and a shade for a soft glow. Size: 20" across the shade x 28" high up to where the single chain meets. Item C09432 at The Designer Insider shop.

Mar 13, 2014

Timothy Corrigan Fabrics from Schumacher

This collection features classic European motifs with a new palette for an airy and sophisticated touch. Below is a peek at this new collection from Timothy Corrigan through Schumacher.

Blue and white fabrics that are timeless in any setting!
Floral - Huntington Gardens in Bleu Marine.
Animal print - Madeleine Velvet in Midnight.
Embroidered striped fabric on wall - Mandeville in Pacific.
Natural fabric - Mandeville Field in Natural.

Coral and white fabrics of camellias and plumed birds on 100% linen are romantic. Pair this with the embroidered stripe for a polished and tailored look.
Floral - Huntington Gardens in Coral.
Stripe - Mandeville in Grenadine.

Beautiful lavender and green fabrics with an elegant presentation.
Patterns left to right:
Huntington Gardens in Lavender.
Chateau Silk Damask in Citron.
Bagatelle in Citron Vert.

All fabrics are Timothy Corrigan sold through Schumacher. To the trade.

Mar 11, 2014

Concrete Outdoor Bench

Concrete Outdoor Woodland Bench
A beautiful faux bois concrete love seat that works indoors or outdoors. Hand applied concrete is formed around metal for strength and then hand finished to create the branch appearance and feel. See all our concrete outdoor furniture by clicking here: Concrete Outdoor Furniture. Item above is C02705 at The Designer Insider shop.

Mar 10, 2014

Fabric from Nate Berkus by Fabricut

Nate Berkus - Color, is the new fabric collection from Fabricut. Nate feels that fabric adds depth and interest to a room and inspires the space surrounding it. Nate wants you to choose the impact fabric has on your room by choosing the texture, color and finish that you desire. Sold to the trade through Fabricut.

Fabrics above:

Ottomans: Pershing Gold - This is an animal print on 100% cotton for multipurpose use with a medium repeat. Shown here in Gold and also comes in Kohl and Mink.

Tray: Cook County Plum - A beautiful damask print in 100% cotton with a large repeat. Shown here in Plum, also comes in Dover, Heather and Quarry.

Decorative Box: Loomis Tortoise - This is a woven fabric with a herringbone pattern. Shown here in Tortoise, also comes in Chocolate, Coral and Indigo.

All fabrics through Fabricut for Nate Berkus. To the trade.

Mar 5, 2014

The Jaipur Fabric Collection from Kravet

Spring prints on cotton and linen! That is what this collection from Kravet is all about! We are showing a sampling of this colorful collection that includes 47 colorways of unique ethnic and floral fabrics.

Left to right:
Panna.740 - A yellow and pink print on 100% cotton. Use for draperies and upholstery, it has stain protection and is for a heavy duty application. Also comes in a yellow/brown colorway too.

Nasik.37 - A pink and green print on a linen/rayon blend. Use for draperies and upholstery, it has stain protection and is for a heavy duty application. Only colorway available.

Ajanta.711 - A grey and pink print on 100% cotton. Use for draperies and upholstery, it has stain protection and is for a heavy duty application. Also comes in a blue/green colorway too.

Kanker.49 - A red and yellow print on a linen/rayon blend. Use for draperies and upholstery, it has stain protection and is for a heavy duty application. Also comes in a blue/grey colorway and a bright green/pink colorway too.

All fabrics sold to the trade through Kravet.

Mar 3, 2014

Our Top Selling Foyer Lantern!

Brown Adirondack Foyer Lantern
This rustic lantern is our top seller for foyers and smaller dining. You can even use this lantern in hallways and over islands too. The brown rustic iron lantern has a heavily distressed look that resembles bark with a roof top design. Rustic browns in different shades makes this lantern the perfect piece for your mountain top home. The wavy seeded glass just adds to the design with the look of adirondack lighting. Item C09231 at The Designer Insider shop.
Size: 24" high x 15" wide across, with three lights.