Blog Tag: News

Top Interior Design Trends for 2015

Interior Design + News + Trends

1. Mix the Old and New: As the world continues to become more focused on going green, repurposing, and reinventing, we see the same trend influencing the interior design world. People are fusing contemporary design, with unique antique and vintage pieces to create a distinctive, singular look.

Wallpaper is BAAAAAACK!!!

Decor + Interior Design + News

Believe it or not, when we propose using wallpaper in a client’s home, many times we get the question, “isn’t that a thing of the past?” Or, “I don’t want my house to look like my grandmother’s powder room.” And even, “while I loved the Brady Bunch, I do not care to live in a house of wall to wall grasscloth.” BUT, in the past couple of years, wallpaper has made a HUGE comeback in a lovely and fashionable way.

Streamline in the New Year

Interior Design + News + Tips

After all of the celebrations draw to a close and the holiday decorations come down, a perfect opportunity unfolds to steam line your life for the season ahead. It’s time to purge, de-clutter your space and get a fresh new take on your surroundings for the New Year.

Remembrance Poppies… The Brits Have it Right

Antiquing Trip + Community + News

I remember as a kid that at a certain time every year we wore poppies on our shirts. I never really knew what it meant as a kid, but I have been reeducated in my last two trips to Britain. We have been here the last two years for the first weekend in November and It is on that weekend that they have their Remembrance Sunday.

European Antiques Trade

Antiques + Antiquing Trip + Community + News

We are seeing a good selection of French farmhouse tables in various fruit woods coming to market again. Most of our sources in England and France are “to-the-trade-only” sources. They have antiques for sale that are more “fashionable” with trade at any given time and French farmhouse tables are coming back into circulation

UK Antique Buying Trip Update

Antiques + Antiquing Trip + News

Needless to say, we are going to the ends of the Earth (well the UK anyway) to find the most unusual pieces possible. We have not blogged before now as internet service is practically nonexistent. So much so, that I will most certainly have to hold a coat hanger in one hand while standing on the router to get this blog to post.

Antique ABC’s

Antiques + Antiquing Trip + News + Tips

While on our antique buying trip in England (yes, RIGHT now), we thought it a propos to bring you up to speed on the antique lingo (so you are all ready to come in and buy some of the lovely new pieces we are picking out to have shipped over in a few short months)!

We’ve Expanded Our Mount Pleasant Store!

Community + News + Retail

We are excited to announce the expansion of our Mount Pleasant location, which will allow us to bring even more custom, hand-selected pieces from across the U.S. and around the world to Mount Pleasant residents and visitors! Here’s a peak inside the new space.

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