INTERIOR DESIGN

7 Decorating Trends Designers Say Are Out for ’17

7 Decorating Trends Designers Say Are Out for '17

Let’s face it. Overstaying your welcome can be a big faux pas. And that holds true for decorating trends too. And we know designers couldn’t agree more that sometimes decorating trends have hung around just a little too long and it’s time for them to fade away. As we begin 2017 and have just finished the first markets of the year, we talked to a few designers to see what design trends they hope don’t make it far into the year. Chevron Printed Fabrics “We are sick of chevron printed fabrics of any kind!” say Lance Jackson and … read more

Define Your Design Style

Define Your Design Style

Articulating your design style is the key to creating a home that reflects it. And Gabby has furnishings and lighting to fit every look so that you can be a bold curator of your own personal aesthetic. One thing we hear designers say time and again is that they love Gabby furnishings because they mix so well with any style. Here’s a look at some of our favorite styles––and don’t forget to take our quiz at the end to discover your own style! Coastal A look that brings light, bright looks to interiors, clean lines … read more

Style Maker Jennifer Prock’s One Room Challenge

Style Maker Jennifer Prock's One Room Challenge

The One Room Challenge sponsored by Calling It Home with media partner House Beautiful, in its tenth season, challenges twenty bloggers to transform a space over a span of six weeks. The designers share weekly updates, including sources and their design secrets.  Style Maker Jennifer Prock gave her guest room a fabulous makeover in the most recent challenge, and gives us a behind-the-scenes look. How did you get involved in the One Room Challenge? I have always enjoyed working on a project from conception to completion. I had been wanting to completely make-over my guest … read more

Design Profile: Pineapple Park in Woodstock, Georgia

Design Profile: Pineapple Park in Woodstock, Georgia

Pacita Wilson, founder of Pineapple Park in Woodstock, Georgia, an extension of Pacita’s decorating and design taste providing the highest quality home decorating and furnishing products, shares a little background on her business and design style.    Q: How did you get your start in design? PP: I was blessed to start my first business at 17 when I opened my own hair salon. I always enjoyed decorating my own home and had so many friends and family asking who my designer was that I finally decided to take a leap of faith to start a new … 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