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The Bridal Suite of Wedding ‘Whites’

Wedding season is upon us! This beautiful time of year is the perfect setting for any wedding style—whether whimsical, sophisticated, glamorous, or relaxed. Similarly, from antique ivories to champagnes to petal pinks, the modern bride is no longer limited to the traditional pure white gown. The updated looks and color palettes of these distinctive bridal […]
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Four Fantastic Sources for Inspiration

While you may think designers create entirely from their own thoughts, we typically derive inspiration elsewhere. Inspiration can come from any source, but the goal is to see things with a fresh perspective. Though there are countless sources for design inspiration, here are a few I gravitate toward when I need a boost: Nature I love being outside, regardless […]
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Happy New Year!

Now that our Holiday season is behind us and we are all looking forward to the New Year. I want to wish everyone a healthy, happy and prosperous 2012. Thank you, to my clients and colleagues, for all of the support in making the past year a wonderful success. Happy New Year ! Missy Visit […]
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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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A World of (Upholstered) Imagination

There are few designers that push the imaginative and creative limits like Christopher Guy. When I walk through the showroom, I often take time to pass through his gallery to remind myself of what is possible in design. Through his pieces, I am transported to Alice's Wonderland, outer space, a modern art museum, any and everywhere.
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Meet my best girl, Marge

Marge Carson is a California-based company that has revolutionized the way we look at upholstery design. Focused on large-scale, elegant curves and luxurious fabrics and finishes, Marge Carson is the perfect fit for the most beautiful homes around the world.
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Wild Thing!

With Valentines Day right around the corner, how can you spice up your bedroom for this romantic holiday? If you ask me, the answer is animal prints! Now, some people have been known to over do it with their leopard print (myself included) but lets take a look at a more tasteful way to use animal […]
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Sweet Dreams in the Bedroom

When constructing your ideal bedroom getaway there is no need to rush.  Studies have shown that the average person spends a third of their life in the bedroom.  It is where we rise in the morning and fall asleep at night, so designing a bedroom that you will love is most important.  As Conran and […]
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Snow, snow, snow, snow

Courtesy WXII News Channel 12 Living in North Carolina during a snow storm is like being in elementary school all over again. There is a rush of excitement, businesses close, everyone sits anxiously by the television to see if school will be cancelled once again (even if a single flake hasn’t fallen from the sky), […]
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The Color of the Year: Honeysuckle

The color forecast is in! The experts at Pantone have named Honeysuckle, a dynamic reddish-pink, as 2011’s “color of the year.” A hue for all seasons, energizing Honeysuckle will create an upbeat atmosphere in any living space!
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