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It has been a super busy year at Artful Conceptions. We have worked on some amazing projects and had some fantastic things happen! Here are some pictures from some of the amazing homes we worked on and designed this year! There were some amazing opportunities that I got to experience such as IFDA Selects and the Insider’s Tour at High Point Market. There were … Read More Year in Review
I am so excited to be hosting the Spring Insider’s Tour this High Point Market! We are getting so close to the end of sign up I wanted to let everyone know some of the amazing places we will be stopping at. Our first stop will be at Kravet with some very special guests that I know you will want to meet! And of … Read More Are you joining for the Insider’s Tour?
As many of you that have followed my blog over the years know we are coming up on Furniture Fashion Week. So, what does that mean to you? It means that there are some really great deals right now on items that will be cut from the current lines. So I thought I would share some of the amazing items that I am seeing … Read More Now is the Time
So we are now just days away from Furniture Fashion week so it is the time where we are planning on what vendors we will be seeing. Ok really most of the companies we have already booked our appointments with, so how about I give you a preview on a couple of the companies that we will be seeing at market. How about a … Read More High Point Market – Showrooms to See
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
Mother’s day is just around the corner and I am sure that you are trying to think of new ideas for the mom’s in your life. You want the gift to be special and mean something, while celebrating the her contributions and of course be something that she wants. So I thought I would post some ideas that can be as simple as you … Read More Mother’s Day Ideas
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
Let’s be honest one of the hardest spaces to design for are small spaces. These spaces usually need to be multi use rooms and require special furniture to function properly. They also tend to be the spaces that end up cluttered and stuffed feeling. So I thought I would post some great furniture options that make small spaces function without felling cluttered and too … Read More Small Space Designing
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
Over the years as a designer I have worked to create designs that make my clients lives easier. Part of being able to do this is to get to know my client and how they live. One of the most important thing is to be completely honest with your designer. For instance if your lifestyle is in need of organization make that perfectly clear … Read More Designing for Your Lifestyle
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
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?