Author Archives: Barbara Schaver

Barbara Schaver


With years of experience in new home sales, home staging, and a life-long appreciation of all things that make a home unique and beautiful, I can suggest options that suit your wants and needs. Whether you are building or renovating, or just putting final touches on a room. Call or e-mail. Let’s chat!

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Barbara Schaver | Furnitureland South Design Consultant
Phone: (336) 822-3000 Ext. 2781
Fax: (336) 822-3794

Christopher Guy: A Contemporary Mood with Classic Values

Elegant, sophisticated, sexy… these words best describe this collection, which includes furniture, art, lighting, mirrors, and accessories. Distinctive forms that are curvy and feminine will stand the test of time, just like Coco Chanel’s Little Black Dress. The quality and craftsmanship of Christopher Guy pieces is very high end. You may have already seen creations […]
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Silver… It’s So Cool!

All that glitters is not bronze, silver or gold, but with the Winter Olympic Games upon us, let’s focus on these honorary medals. They are symbols of achievement, perseverance, and honor… truly precious metals. Team USA holds 25 medals as of today, putting them at the top! The medal breakdown so far: 8-GOLD, 6-SILVER, and 11-BRONZE medals. SILVER While […]
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Your HOUZZ ideabook… turning your dream into reality can be easy!

Ideabooks are a fantastic tool for you to organize things you like, and for a designer to view and assess your style ideals,  but that is just the beginning.  Knowing how to put it all together takes planning and good design sense.  Fine furniture is an investment, and you want to be assured it looks […]
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I’ve always been attracted to quatrefoil, fleur de lis, lucky clovers…anything with that trademark shape! Perhaps it’s my love of gothic architecture and gardening. It seems every day as I walk through our showrooms I spot at least one more item inspired by the shape.  There are so many fabrics, mirrors, carved woods, veneers, metals all […]
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Canopy Beds: Back and Better Than Ever!

Canopy beds are back in style!  It seems every celeb designer home boasts a high-impact bedroom with a canopy bed. Whatever your style, there is a canopy bed that will suit you.  They create a dramatic design statement, and add a feeling of coziness and romance to large scale bedrooms. The origins of the canopy bed were utilitarian, providing […]
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