Tag Archives: Kate Zylstra

Market Trends | Fall 2013

The Luxe Shop: This fall market revealed an inspired collection of pieces from some of the most glamourous manufacturers in the furniture industry. It’s All in the Details: Our vendors were very meticulous this year with details, adding pops of color in hidden places, utilizing gorgeous inlay and face patterns and selecting sporting hardware. Nailhead […]
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“New Beginnings”

The ringing in of the New Year brings the opportunity for change and growth. Whether it’s a new diet, fresh attitude, or ambitious career goal, many feel January is the perfect time for change. We frequently see change within the furniture industry, in the form of new styles and trends in design and color. Some […]
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Green or Greenwash?

With all the Greenwashing that occurs in advertising, it is often difficult to know what is truly sustainable. Frequently you may see vendors market their product as green, but in reality only a small portion of the piece is actually sustainable. Manufacturers may utilize some recycled material in their product and claim it as green. It is […]
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Summer Hues

With spring already here and summer fast approaching, many of you may be dreaming of days lying on the hot sand at the beach – basking in the sweltering sunshine.  I, on the other hand, much prefer the comfort of a shaded back porch overlooking the water.  Just me, lounging with a glass of ice tea […]
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Lustful Living Rooms

I spent last Tuesday morning sipping a Peppermint Mocha at the local Barnes and Noble browsing design magazines. Perfect day off in my opinion – the sun was shining and I had an opportunity to salivate over interiors I cannot afford. While flipping through the pages I found I was most attracted to interiors with boisterous […]
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A bit of bling, please

It is my opinion that every woman should own a bit of bling. Something that sparkles and is the envy of all your friends. I suppose most will immediately think of jewelry when I say bling, but I’m talking about furniture. Perhaps a bit more practical than a giant diamond ring? During my visit to the […]
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Sprucing up your living room on a tight budget

If you are like me you’re ready for a new look in your home after a year or two, maybe even after a month. But who has money to buy all new stuff for a room every year? I know I certainly don’t! Here are a few easy and cost-effective ways to spruce up your living […]
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