Tag: area rugs

Furniture Fashion Week, Why I Go

So it is just about that time again, furniture fashion week. That’s right those of us in the industry are getting ready to descend on the town of High Point, NC and shop until we drop. Ok so we may not be shopping all the time, but what we are doing is seeing all of the new trends and the up and coming designer … Read More Furniture Fashion Week, Why I Go

Beach Living

It is full on summer and that means beach living. Maybe you live in a beach community or you vacation to a beach community either way it is all about sun and fun. The biggest request that comes out of everyone hanging out at the beach is the want for a beach living styled look at home. Here at Artful Conceptions we happen to … Read More Beach Living

Quick Tips to Freshen Your Home

There are many times in which your home needs a quick updating. This can be because you are looking to sell your home, you are having company or you are just plain tired of things. Here are 10 of my favorite ways to freshen up your home without major changes. 1) Change up your pillows. Find some great pattern pillows for your sofas and … Read More Quick Tips to Freshen Your Home

5 Rules for Your First Home

One day it happens you are realizing a dream and owning your first home. This is the time that you get to really do things how you want them, you don’t need to follow a landlords rules about paint color, you can have built ins, you can make changes that work for you and your lifestyle. It also means that without thoughtful planning there … Read More 5 Rules for Your First Home

Area Rug Construction and What it Means to You

I know I have written about area rug construction before but I thought I would do it again as it has been awhile. Area rugs are constructed in five main ways. These construction methods are hand knotted, hand tufted, hand hooked, hand woven, and machine made. I am not going to talk about machine made. The most desirable and valuable area rugs are hand … Read More Area Rug Construction and What it Means to You

Outdoor Living

It is coming to that time of year where the kids will be out of school and that means it is time to start living outdoors. So if the party is going to be outside that means that there needs to be an outdoor living room. When designing your outdoor living space there are a few important things to think about. First, how are … Read More Outdoor Living

High Point Spring Market 2014

First off I have to say that is was an insanely successful market. I found new brands that I love and was reminded way I love the lines that we carry. This market was definitely all about color. It was everywhere from traditional to contemporary, the neutral look is long gone! It was not only color but bright color. It was a feeling of … Read More High Point Spring Market 2014

Market Preview Take 2

How about a little more of a sneak peek of the upcoming market? One of the great things about market is that there is so much diversity. If it is made for the home furnishing industry it can be found at High Point. So here are a few more sneak peeks into the upcoming market. Is it making you want to redo your home? … Read More Market Preview Take 2

Spring Market Preview

So it is getting to that time of year where all we think about in the design industry is the upcoming market. The one and only, the original furniture fashion week, High Point Market! So I thought I would give my readers a bit of a preview as to where my mind is and what I am thinking about for my showroom and my … Read More Spring Market Preview

Fun with color

Fun with color.

The New Face of Artful Conceptions

As many of you have noticed I have been posting pictures of new product that I have been buying for the showroom. So I thought I would talk a bit about how we are growing and expanding here at Artful Conceptions. We are still a full service design firm. What we have done is double the space to our offices. This means that we … Read More The New Face of Artful Conceptions

Dyelots – What are they and how do they effect me?

As a designer I am constantly talking about dyelots. They are something that we deal with on a daily basis and most of the time when we mention it to clients they look at us as if we are speaking in another language. So I thought I would discuss what a dyelot is and how it affects the designing of your home. A dyelot … Read More Dyelots – What are they and how do they effect me?

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