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Kaitlyn Carpenter

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Kaitlyn ventured to North Carolina all the way from upstate New York to continue her education in Interior Design. While obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Interior Design at High Point University she found a home here at Furnitureland as one of our first interns. After graduating she stuck around to out grow of her Kaitlyn “the intern” nickname and became the “New Girl”. Hopefully that has passed as well. As a student she also played a part in creating the Interiors and Home Furnishings Club, and planning trips and networking events for her fellow students.

Kaitlyn believes that design is all around us and it is an adventure to discover potential in the most unexpected places. In her spare time you can find Kaitlyn enjoying the beautiful outdoors and teaching ZUMBA!

What are clients saying about Kaitlyn?

“Kaitlyn Carpenter deserves kudos for her handling of this sale. She answered each and every question, gave us the quick turn around we expected for all our questions and requests for quotes. She was patient and worked well with our group which had more than one decision maker. Her overall professionalism is an asset to your organization.”
— Cheryl B, Millstone Township, NJ

“Great prices and products. Great Sales Consultant. Well informed, very efficient and courteous. Kaitlyn even replied to my request when the store was closed.”
–Delmar F, Manasquan, NJ

“This has been the best experience ever. Everything was done online. I never stepped foot in the furniture showroom. Everyone from the Design Consultant (Kaitlyn) to the Furniture Delivery gentlemen was absolutely wonderful. I can’t speak highly enough of this experience and appreciate everything.”
–Ashley T, Charlotte, NC

Let there be light!

Modern spaces lend themselves to fresh, bright, and most of all natural light. Our new modern gallery here at Furnitureland South is no exception! With so much natural light flowing into the space, fixtures become more of a statement and in some cases pieces of art. Clean lines are the most discernible characteristic of contemporary […]
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Fashion Bedding from Sleepland Linens

I think we would all be lying if we said we didn’t spend as much, if not more time and money dressing ourselves, than most anything else. So, why not put the same care into your bed linens?  The linens you choose determine the look and feel of the bed you see and sleep on […]
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Kaitlyn and Meg | HPMKT Trends

With High Point Furniture Market coming to a close, we are excited to remember the trends of past seasons and welcome the fresh ideas featured this October. As manufacturers and designers from all over the world came together to reveal their most recent designs, we [Meg McMillan and Kaitlyn Carpenter] were reporting from the front […]
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Distinctive Myrtle Beach Home

The owners of this stunning Myrtle Beach home, Dave and Sandra, visited Furnitureland South with designer Curtis Slade of CSI Interiors in hopes of combining Dave’s distinct sophistication with Sandra’s love for a little GLAM. Selecting pieces from a variety of manufacturers, we were able to achieve just that. Neutral tones combined with a little […]
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Something’s Fishy…

After hearing from the President of Surya (Furnitureland South’s newest accessory line), I am inspired! Their cutting edge business combines classic style with the industries latest trends to create truly functional art for the home. While looking through their over 3,500 designs, I came across this unique beauty. I have to say, I never expected […]
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Ideas from Kaitlyn’s Houzz

Furnitureland South has recently partnered with Houzz.com and their phone app is my new best friend! Houzz.com can be a great inspiration and visualization tool for design consultants and homeowners, alike. It can often times be difficult for our customers to explain what they are looking for. Houzz.com allows the customer to visualize exactly how all the elements may work together in their space.
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Design Challenge: Make It Work

As a designer, my passion has always surfaced from a craving for a good challenge. I have learned in every avenue of my experience that design is not about selecting a set. It’s about bringing new life and function to an otherwise uninspired concept. Allowing pieces with separate intentions to create balance and interest in […]
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Design on a Dime

Design is often seen as a pricy matter. From end tables to rugs, the bill can really stack up. I tend to be the “budget-conscious” type. One of my greatest joys in life is finding a GREAT DEAL. This month at Furnitureland South, our MAGIC NUMBER is $3,999. For qualifying states, that number means FREE […]
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The “Alternative”

Coffee tables. Who needs ’em!? Some of my favorite pieces are those that are used for a function other than the one for which they were originally created. For something that is so often a focal point, shouldn’t a coffee table strike up a little more interest? An interesting piece like this travel trunk can be used […]
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Father-Daughter Memories

As we take this month to celebrate kids at Furnitureland South, we should also remember all our fathers and how much they mean to us. Some of my favorite memories with my dad are of being outside sitting by a fire, relaxing by the pool, and most of all … GRILLING! All these activities may […]
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