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Our Home Works

Co-Author: Christina Garrison The Space Off challenge in episode 6 was to design a work space for a work-at-home female blogger. Her room was too large for just a place to work and she wanted to incorporate a Zen-like area where she could not only meet with clients,but also recharge, relax, and inspire. We imagined our […]
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Dinner is Served!

Fall is here and before you know it, the holidays will be too! For many of us, the holidays are a time for family gatherings, parties, dinners and entertaining. What better time to be thinking about your dining and entertaining areas and creating the perfect atmosphere for your guests! I recently competed in an episode […]
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Coastal Condo in Myrtle Beach

CO-AUTHOR: Christina Garrison In June of 2013 our client, Nancy, arrived at Furnitureland South and needed to quickly furnish her 4-bedroom luxury high-rise penthouse, located in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Nancy needed to have everything ready to ship the week of July 4th, so that she could open for rentals. Knowing time was critical, we […]
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Poppi and Vik’s Extreme Home Makeover

Poppi and Vik came to me in October and asked for help with the new home they had just purchased in Charlotte, NC. They had recently moved from apartment life and had sold all of their “college” furniture. They wanted their new home, as Poppi said, to “look like something out of a magazine”. Being enthusiastic […]
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Bringing #HPMKT Home

As we, Meg and Kaitlyn, reported on Fall 2013 Market trends, we found ourselves feeling inspired! We don’t think trends always need to be “trendy”, so we put together a classic design using the seasons premier fashions. Using manufacturers like King Hickory Upholstery and Lexington Home Brands, we were able to create a livable, yet lively […]
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Abby and Tyler are a young couple, recently married, who just purchased their first home.  As with most newlyweds, they are learning how to blend their styles. Abby likes menswear fabrics, plaids, cable knits and lace. She has a degree in Art History and a personal  love of  pen and ink drawings.   Tyler likes  leather, […]
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“Whatever do I do with this room?”

“Whatever do I do with this room?”  This is a question I have heard many times over the 35+ years I have been an interior designer. This particular client came in wondering the very same question. How do I  place the furniture we need, in the space available, with the most seating, and still be […]
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Lake Geneva, WI | Distinctive Dutch Colonial Home

This Distinctive Dutch Colonial nestled in the north shore of Lake Geneva, WI was furnished by Design Consultant, Patti Allen of Allen and James Interiors at Furnitureland South. The home’s furnishings are amplified by its wonderful architectural details, and every living area has an amazing panoramic view, creating a light, bright and open interior. Patti […]
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Maximizing Your Space – Part 2

When your family is growing, the need for space is a necessity and moving is NOT an option . . . you just have to MAXIMIZE your unused space! Converting every room to living and family space is important. This customer was in need of a space transformation and that is just what I helped them achieve. […]
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Allen and James Design

  A fresh, dynamic new partnership in interior design has arrived! Furnitureland South’s top 2 designers, Patti Allen and Stephanie James have combined forces. We are pleased to announce the creation of Allen and James Design at Furnitureland South, to give you turnkey solutions for your interior design needs. Allen and James Design is here […]
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