Category: Home Furnishings

Modernizing a Wood Paneled Room: 2024 Pasadena Showcase House
Brands, Home Furnishings, Interior Design, Tips and Tricks | May 10, 2024
Modernizing a Wood Paneled Room: 2024 Pasadena Showcase House

How do you modernize old wood paneling?  Modernizing a dark wood-paneled room can transform it from heavy and dated into a bright and inviting space that combines classic and contemporary elements. If the woodwork is in good shape and a wood worth saving , we always recommend restoration rather than painting. Once you paint, it is difficult to return the…

Top 2023 Home Decor Trends - High Point Market Fall 2022
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | November 8, 2022
Top 2023 Home Decor Trends – High Point Market Fall 2022

Five days at High Point Market and I have a lot to report on the 2023 home decor trends. This market was the busiest I’ve seen it since Fall 2019 – the last market before the pandemic.  High Point Market is the place to see the 2023 home design trends as they start to make their way into homes across America….

The Pasadena Thibaut Showroom is Now Open!
Design, Home Furnishings | August 25, 2022
The Pasadena Thibaut Showroom is Now Open!

The Pasadena Thibaut Showroom The Thibaut showroom in Pasadena is now open! So if you are a designer or a design enthusiast now you have a place to source and buy Thibaut in the Pasadena area. The new Thibaut boutique showroom is located in Old Pasadena within Cozy Stylish Chic, our multi-line retail and to the trade showroom.   The full…

Breakfast Room Ideas from The 2020 Pasadena Showcase House
Design, Home Furnishings | December 15, 2020
Breakfast Room Ideas from The 2020 Pasadena Showcase House

Previous Next The Breakfast Room: 2020 Pasadena Showcase House Breakfast room ideas!  How do  you put together a breakfast room that is both fun, practical AND sustainable?  You draw from all the trusted furniture and accessory vendors – the same ones you sell to the trade and also use for your own design projects.  For the Pasadena Showcase House 2020, I…

13 Spring 2019 Design Trends Seen at High Point Market
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | April 22, 2019
13 Spring 2019 Design Trends Seen at High Point Market

Another High Point Market has come and gone and I finished yet another recap of the spring 2019 design trends seen at High Point Market. As always, this market was busier than ever. So many things to see and do and no matter how much I extend my trip, there’s never enough time! WHAT I DID AT SPRING MARKET For…

Why You Should Purchase High-Quality Mid-Century Modern Upholstery
Home Furnishings, Tips and Tricks | August 21, 2017
Why You Should Purchase High-Quality Mid-Century Modern Upholstery

There has been a resurgence of Mid-century modern in the marketplace, but instead of looking for whatever Mid-century modern upholstery is on the market, I specifically seek out high-quality Mid-century modern upholstery.  If I can, I seek out my favorite designers at estate sales or on high-quality resale sites such as 1st Dibs.   However, vintage pieces are somewhat limited,…

The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House
Design, Home Furnishings | June 28, 2017
The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House

The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House Six months in the making and we finally pulled off the Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design. You know that saying “It takes a village”?  Well, the saying definitely pertains to putting together a room for a showcase house, as it is not an adventure that one…

High Point Market Highlights - Fall 2016
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | December 22, 2016
High Point Market Highlights – Fall 2016

High Point Market Highlights – Fall 2016 In case you were not able to attend High Point Market this past October, I have compiled a post including all the High Point Market highlights.  There were countless products that caught my eye during my 6 days at market, but somehow I managed to pare it down to the best of the best….

Interior Design Trends seen at High Point Market, Fall 2016 -Part 2
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | December 5, 2016
Interior Design Trends seen at High Point Market, Fall 2016 -Part 2

I’m back again for Part 2 of the Interior Design Trends seen at High Point Market at the recent  Fall 2016 Market.  As you may know, this past market I attended as a blogger with the Design Bloggers Tour, where we were taken to several key showrooms as part of the tour.  Many of my observations are from those showrooms…

High Point Market Trend Recap Fall 2015 | 10 Top Trends
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | November 15, 2015
High Point Market Trend Recap Fall 2015 | 10 Top Trends

High Point Market, Fall 2015 A few weeks after returning home from High Point Market and I am still recovering from the five full days and nights of running around  – looking for new lines, shopping High Point Market trends, attending design panels, parties celebrating new designer introductions and brand collaborations, and any excuse to throw a party.  All from…

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