Tag Archives: living room

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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Got Leather?

In my 20 years in the furniture industry and 14 years of service at Furnitureland South, I have gained a great appreciation for the natural beauty of leather. I’d like to share some tips with you that will help you select the best leather for the way you live. There is a leather for everyone […]
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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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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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STEAL THAT SPLURGE!

I am back with my latest Splurge And Steal updates from the amazing Furnitureland South showrooms! Last week of Awesome August… The ideal time to turn the tables and steal that splurge you have been eyeing for a while!  Additional discounts and free delivery on qualified orders, as well as our 6 months payment plan […]
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Distinctive Myrtle Beach Home

The owners of this stunning Myrtle Beach home, Dave and Sandra, visited Furnitureland South with designer Curtis Slade of CSI Interiors in hopes of combining Dave’s distinct sophistication with Sandra’s love for a little GLAM. Selecting pieces from a variety of manufacturers, we were able to achieve just that. Neutral tones combined with a little […]
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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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5 Days to a New Home

My favorite perk as a designer at Furnitureland South is the opportunity to meet and assist such a diverse clientele. I work with people from all over the world, each with their own personal style, resulting in unique interiors.  Last month I had the privilege of working with a great couple from Amman, Jordan. Their new home is scheduled for completion […]
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Keeping Our Options Open

When is a sofa not a sofa?  When it’s art. I believe one of the most fun parts of a design project is making the upholstery take on a life of its own…the part when the products go from being just stuff to being functional works of art.  Our design consultants are so talented.  It is […]
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