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Out Of The Blue: Pieces to Make Your Space Pop!

One of the biggest trends during April 2015’s High Point Furniture Market was deep, rich blue hues—particularly denim & navy shades. Some style spotters are even calling navy blue the “new neutral”!   Here are just a few of our favorite true-blue items from right here at Furnitureland South: A few pro tips to renew […]
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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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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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The Fresh Look of Painted Furniture

Yawn…For years, I have looked at my gorgeous but oh-so-traditional mahogany corner cupboard and wished that I could update its look with a painted interior, but I was afraid to do it myself.  As luck would have it, one of my designer clients recently mentioned Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, which she enthusiastically endorsed.  Once I […]
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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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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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Last Days of Our Awesome August Sales Event!

It’s not too late.  We are over halfway through the month of August and you can still take advantage of the amazing savings. Thousands of people eagerly await this outstanding promotion each year — wait no longer! We start with a 40-60% reduction in retail price to give you the best everyday price. Then we offer additional […]
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Pulling Together Your ‘Eclectic’ Space!

There’s something I really love about a great eclectic space—it’s fun, inviting, and a space you can really ‘live’ in.  Don’t get me wrong, traditional, modern and transitional spaces are all great too, but there’s something about the mixing and matching and personality of eclectic spaces that get me excited.  They’re personable and really reflect […]
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Designing a Room: Where to Start?

I believe the best way to start a new room design, is by finding inspiration. Inspiration can come from anywhere. It could be found through traveling, looking through magazines, watching TV, reading blogs “hint, hint”, or even just going outside and grabbing the inspiration from the natural forms found in nature. My point is–  anything […]
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