High Point: Day 3


Thanks for following along on my High Point Market tour! This is the final post in the series (part 1 and part 2).  If there was one continual theme that I saw, it was that bright, bold color is EVERYWHERE. Beautiful orangey coral, peacock blue, bright aqua, and emerald green (lots of green in particular).


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The Rowe showroom was full of inspiration from beginning to end. They featured plenty of rich color and classic pieces. I’m still dreaming about that multicolor swirling fabric on the chair above. The persimmon leather stools were also eye-catching — that color is going to be hot hot hot.

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Another great pair of stools, in a fabric we saw trending in several showrooms. A great option if you want something similar to an animal print.

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A pea green linen sofa with gently curving back – one of my favorites. It reminded me of several sofas I’ve loved from Anthropologie.

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Somehow I didn’t snap a ton of photos at Norwalk but look at that — that same spotted  fabric popped up again. I love it paired with the palm leaf print. At this particular showroom, Crypton gave us a demonstration on how their fabrics repel liquids and stains. Pretty impressive, especially if you’ve got kids and dogs.


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The Sauder designers gave us a tour of their showroom. This particular line is great if you’re working on a project with a tight budget. You can get a lot of look for not a lot of money. I really loved these cute metal pieces; they’d be perfect for a nursery or kids’ room. How fun is the scallop table?  Price points were pretty similar to Target or Ikea.

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Aqua velvet slipper chair - Huntington House - www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Ohhhhh that aqua velvet at Huntington House. It’s oh-so dreamy and oh-so chic.  Huntington House’s sofas were some of the most comfortable ones I’ve ever sat on. And we were all dying over this stunning watercolor-inspired chair below. I’ve never seen anything else quite like it.

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And finally, at Theodore Alexander I had to pop out early to catch my flight back to Oklahoma City, but this green velvet sofa with bench cushion is up there on my top favorites of the entire tour. It’s beyond chic – and that particular shade of green is so unexpected but surprisingly versatile. pencil shavings studio birkenstocks preppy-15

I can’t say thanks enough to Esteem Media and the High Point Market authority for including me in the Design Bloggers Tour. It was such an honor to be included and so inspirational every single day!

with love,

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