Tag Archives: Design Tips

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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Trend Report: Brass

Brass isn’t going anywhere. The reemergence of brass within interior design began a few years ago and has continued to gain in popularity. At the most recent High Point Furniture Market, we saw the brass trend in full swing, from dining tables to drawer knobs! What is making brass so appealing right now? Well for […]
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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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Calling All Designers

Why shop locally, when you can shop at the World’s Largest— 1.3-million square foot —furniture showroom in the Furniture Capital of the World? Treat us like we are in your backyard and let us be your “local” resource for home furnishings. Prior to your visit, we can offer great concierge service as well as suggest […]
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Upholstered Beds: Making Your Bedroom Your Own

Meg McMillan shows you how to customize your home with an upholstered bed! Choose your fabric, finish and nail head to make it uniquely your own! At Furnitureland South we have several manufacturers who offer upholstered beds and a wide variety of different fabric options to create the bed of your dreams!
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Libby Langdon at Furnitureland South!

An afternoon with Libby Langdon. Libby visited Furnitureland South to talk about her first book and line of furniture, in partnership with Braxton Culler: Libby Langdon Upholstery. She shares thougths on hosting Design Invasion-- the Fox Network show, being on The Rachel Ray show and others.
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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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Pull up a chair

I don’t know about you,  but when I have company, it seems that there are never enough seats to go around.  It becomes a grown up version of musical chairs.  Why not provide extra spots that are tucked away, yet close at hand, but out of the way when not needed? A timeless way of accomplishing […]
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Scale & Proportion, Part 1: The Basics

Clients often ask me, “How do I know what size something should be?”  Interior designers always use scale and proportion when determining whether or not a piece works in a room. The easiest way to think about scale is to equate it with size , but it is important to remember that large or small scale […]
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Time Saving Tips for the New Year

It seems that everything is rushed and fast paced.  Get the kids here, dinner with family, errands & house details – it seems that the last thing you have time for is furniture shopping.  You know it must be done yet you have procrastinated and weeks are slipping by.  Weren’t you planning to redecorate last […]
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