Thursday, September 24, 2015
Monday, September 22, 2014
I wanted to spot light Lacefield Designs a company we have been using for the last few years who is excitingly enough a finalist on Martha Stewart American Made. “Lacefield takes an artistic approach to lifestyle decor with perfectly eclectic printed textiles, decorative throw pillows and ready-made drapery panels. The Lacefield look is always evolving, but stays true to approachable design with a balance of structure and imperfection; masculine and feminine; modern and vintage; comfort and sophistication. “
“All products are designed at Lacefield headquarters, outside Atlanta, and are produced in the southeast. In order to continually offer fresh, updated merchandise throughout the year, Lacefield Designs is dedicated to domestic production. This focus gives Lacefield a competitive edge in the textile and home accessory marketplace, but equally as important, it keeps jobs and capital in the United States.” We try to use companies that are produced in the US that is really important to Elan Interiors values.
Lacefield Designs pillows and fabric put the finishing touches on many of our projects. Here are some of my favorites:
Great use of tapes on velvet and linen pillows. The velvet pillows are a perfect way to add pop for the colder months, they are super soft and luxurious. Switch to the linen for the warmer months.
Amazing fabric choices at great prices. We have the full selection of there samples available at our studio.
I am going to be ordering one of these shade for my new eating area, I will post some photos when we get it installed.
Another cool is Lacefield with Love which is Limited Edition products made with love around the globe. A portion of all proceeds goes to Charity.
Head over to Martha Stewart and vote for your favorite. My vote will definitely be with Lacefied Design. And if you are looking to add that finishing touch to your room do not hesitate to call us to see if these pillows and fabrics can be the finishing touch on your space.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
My brother was in town visiting a few weeks ago and he and is adorable wife finally closed on their new home, which took them over 2 years to find. Portland Oregon real estate market is just crazy!
Their house is small and they have to choose furniture that is smaller is scale. The nice thing about a small house it is so easy to do it well because you generally do not need as much and your funds are freed up to add the details which say so much about who is living there. They are purging all their hammy down furniture and getting new piece and wanted some design help. They are going with a clean modern Danish style which is perfect for them and the house.
This is the sofa they decided on;
He is choosing the last one.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
I was thrilled to be invited by the team at Chairish to participate in a design inspiration board project using one of there wonderful “bright” vintage chairs.
Chairish is such a great company they “ makes it fun and easy for design lovers to buy and sell pre-loved decor to one another. Our shop exclusively features curator-approved treasures in a full-service and trustworthy environment. “ I love that all these pieces are so easy to access you have to check out all the amazing pieces that they have that are changing all the time. It is a great place to find that chair that tells your story.
The project was to pick from a list of images of different brightly colored accent chairs from their latest collection you can check out all the amazing accent chairs on their site- declare my favorite chair from the different styles, then create a styleboard designed around that color scheme! I choose the pink zebra print Louis chair for my starting place on my board.
Shop this look
- Global Views Twig Brass Accent Table
- Ferah Pink Pillow Set of 2
- Arteriors Southampton Large Shell Chandelier
- Arcadia Flower Embroidery Pink and Orange Pillow Pair
- Carson Chair
- Jonathan Adler Wallpaper Greek Key Taupe
- Arteriors Duncan Side Table
- Safavieh South Hampton SHA242A Area Rug - Beige
- DwellStudio Milo Coffee Table Travertine
- Gabby Ingrid Chest
- Kids Rugs: Kids Pink & Orange Broad Stripe Wool Rug - 5 x 8 Pink Broad Stripe Rug
- Swedish Two Door Bookcase
Thursday, July 3, 2014
I am taking some much appreciated time off to enjoy the summer this week. Looking forward to a visit from my brother and his wife and preparing for 4th of July fun.
I wish I could sit on the hammock and do nothing but my creative energies never stop we have a full day of preparing from tomorrow.
We are going to me making a few of these…
Candle light on the table….
And possibly a centerpiece like this…
You can probably find me doing some of this during the day…
and tomorrow evening….
Enjoy your holiday weekend.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Happy Summer- so happy it is here! Wow it has been busy here I feel like I have not been able to come up for air. The studio has amazingly busy and I have been busy working on a few other projects one that I will share today.
The Farmhouse-( now named Teaselwood Farm), I have not posted much about progress recently, after living here for 7 years (the longest we have ever stayed in one house) we been itching to move for many reasons. After going back and forth so many times making my self crazy and sending my husband too many houses for sale (which he had no desire to see as he has his dream man barn-say no more) we have finally laid it (or should I say I laid) to rest and decided to stay put.
We have a history of finding the unloved house and restoring them top to bottom and just as the last piece is nailed in we turn around and sell. I think we both get bored and itchy for something new and a new project. I am not sure if I am getting smarter or older and lack the energy or just know how much hard work it is but every time I think of that direction I get completely overwhelmed . I am really excited about our decision, there are so many more things that we can now do to our house that is not out of need but purely fun and just for our family. Our house really has a great floor plan and it is the perfect size for our family and it is location is good for work. Now I get to dream the fun projects.
Few things on the horizon since it has finally gotten nice my attention has turned to the outdoors. I really need to get grip on our landscaping which I have to say is not a strong point for me. We have 2 acres of land that needs to be cozied up. Here are some inspirations that I am toying with:
( wish we had the lake )
In the studio we have been super busy with a bunch of new projects. Will post some photos as soon as they are closer to being done.
Not sure if you saw on my Facebook page my husband and I have launched Teaselwood Farm
which is a collaboration between Elan Interiors and Timber Mountain Woodcraft. We are offering custom cabinets and furniture focused on farmhouse living. We will also have a farm house store on the site soon. Please stop by and take a look and like our Facebook page. Here are a few images from our new website
Well that is all for now I have one more project that is totally different that I will be sharing soon.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
We just received our latest issue and have a fantastic write up about our Hotel Skyler project.
Thanks to all the great people at Design NY.
The magazine is a great design resource for our area worth a look.