Sam Easterling

Sam Easterling

StyleMaker Jennifer Prock’s One Room Challenge (round two)

StyleMaker Jennifer Prock's One Room Challenge (round two)

 Twice a year, designers bubble to the brim with butterflies, excitement and an eagerness to begin the One Room Challenge hosted by Calling it Home with media partner House Beautiful. The event challenges 20 bloggers to completely renovate a room in their home over the span of six weeks. Along the way, they are to share their journey by posting real-life progress pictures, secret tips, and sources for their goods. Our StyleMaker Jennifer Prock recently completed her second challenge. With her first challenge, Prock took on one of her guest bedrooms and left us in awe with a … read more

How to Choose the Perfect Gabby Sofa

How to Choose the Perfect Gabby Sofa

The sofa is one of the most important functional features in your room and it’s also one of the biggest design decisions you can make. It’s the place where we lounge, snuggle up with our loved ones, watch TV, and share conversations. These days, most every room in the house has one: playrooms, dens, living rooms, and even bedrooms and dining areas. With more than 30 styles to choose from in Gabby’s Tailored Collection and customization galore, Gabby answers the call for every sofa in the house and every style you are looking for. Sectional? … read more

Mixing Old and New: Argent Antiques Meets Gabby

Mixing Old and New: Argent Antiques Meets Gabby

Argent Antiques in Homewood, Alabama started as an antique silver, tabletop, and antiques store almost 20 years ago. Today, owners Staci and Drew Parker continue to focus on the hallmarks of their business, but when Gabby furniture caught their eye, they decided it was the extra element they needed to create a fresh, well-blended look for their clients. Why Gabby? Drew, Argent Antiques: After a buying trip to France, I walked into our personal home and thought we definitely needed a fresh look. We began to look for some new lines that would blend well with country … read more

Gabby Shops France for Incredible Antiques

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If you’ve ever felt the thrill of the hunt, you know there’s nothing else like it. For antiques dealers, the adrenaline rush they get when they find that perfect, one-of-a-kind piece is like going over the edge on a roller coaster and knowing there’s no going back. It’s the ah-ha moment that stops you dead in your tracks. It’s the mind-racing panic of “How much is it? I don’t care! I have to have it NOW!” It’s what drives Gabby owner William White, and Gabby creative director, Chris Hutchens, to pack their bags for the South of … read more

Designer Profile: Mia Belotti and Maison Warehouse

Designer Profile: Mia Belotti and Maison Warehouse

Mia Belotti, the designer behind Maison Warehouse, an interior and exterior design store and licensed Summer Classics and Gabby dealer in Sterling, Virginia, shares info about how she got her start, what the shop offers, design tips and current trends. Q. How did you get your start? Mia: My family opened Maison Warehouse as Maison et Jardin, Ltd. in 1998. My mom and dad originally started the store to help furnish and complete my dad’s amazing landscape designs. We used to travel to my dad’s home country of France to bring back antiques and accessories to … read more

Atlanta Market Wrap-Up: Gabby’s New Designs this July

Atlanta Market Wrap-Up: Gabby's New Designs this July

Atlanta 2016 Every July, Gabby is thrilled to showcase hundreds of new products at Atlanta Market. We enjoy spending time with coworkers, customers, and friends while debuting our eclectic designs. Besides Friday’s wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres, one of the most exciting parts of market is seeing visitor’s reactions to our new products. This year, we introduced several alabaster items, including a side table with an interior light. Guests also got to see our renovated showroom, refurbished with a bold lattice floor pattern and a dynamic curved archway. As always, we strive for an overall bold and transitional … read more

Gabby’s 2016 Spring High Point Market Wrapup

Gabby's 2016 Spring High Point Market Wrapup

This Spring High Point Market has been a wonderful and rewarding time to see old friends, meet new people and learn from the top interior design thought leaders. Located at IHFC W-168, the Gabby private entrance on Wrenn Street continues to be a great landmark for clients to be able to find us, as well as a convenient drop off point. But most importantly, it allows us to stay open a little bit late to shop, party and have a cocktail. We’re a little smaller, so we work harder for you. Here’s the intel we gathered while putting in late nights: Many manufacturers introduced … read more