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Social Media Tips & Strategies with Marie Flanigan Interiors

Social Media Tips & Strategies with Marie Flanigan Interiors

Interior Design Marketing Strategies A powerful tool for design discovery, the expansive reach of social media can do more than just earn double-taps––it can be harnessed to drive business.  So, how have the industry’s savviest interior design marketer’s cracked the code on social strategy? With the help of Texas-based Gabby StyleMaker, Marie Flanigan, we unpack her toolkit to how the business of interior design has led to her social marketing success. Marie Flanigan Interiors (Instagram: @marieflaniganinteriors) has earned an impressive following of interior-enthusiasts. With a team of social-savvy designers and interior design marketing experts, it’s … read more

High Point Furniture Market [Sneak Peek]

High Point Furniture Market [Sneak Peek]

Your guide to the hottest home interior trends found at High Point Market, fashion week for home furnishings. Fashion Week for the Home There’s no better place for seeing new product introductions in person, than at  High Point Market, the world of home furnishings. High Point is the interior design industry’s equivalent of NYC Fashion Week and happens twice a year, every April and October. Similar to Fashion Week, High Point Market is the go-to resource for interior designers, editors, bloggers, buyers, and manufacturers. These trendsetters travel all around the world to stay on top of … read more

Sleeping Beauties: Gabby Sleeper Sofas

Sleeping Beauties: Gabby Sleeper Sofas

Function Meets Style: Designing with Sleeper Sofas Here’s a homeowner win! Score major hostess points, Mommy brownie points, and ensure the rooms in your home function beautifully with our cleverly designed sleeper sofas. These dual-purpose sleeper sofas are a chic innovation of the classic trundle bed — perfect for kids, guests, or even pets! GABBY CAREY SLEEPER SOFA  Behind the Design: Sleeper Sofas Though it may appear to be an ordinary sofa at first glance, these sofas were designed with style and function in mind. Hidden between the sofa cushion and skirted upholstered frame, lies … read more

Designers Share Their Best Bathroom Design Ideas

Designers Share Their Best Bathroom Design Ideas

When it comes to bathroom design, the ideas and inspiration are endless! Beautiful Bathroom Design Ideas for the Home Whether you’re updating your powder room or master bath, begin by getting inspired. Let a few of our favorite bathroom designs inspire you to dream up a some ideas of your own. Designed by some of our favorite interior designers, these bathroom designs offer inspiration to jumpstart your bathroom refresh or renovation. Master Bathroom Design Must-Haves: To begin, design your master bath to be a showstopper. These spaces are meant to be secluded retreats.  And while details … read more

Save vs. Splurge | Furniture Buying on a Budget

Brass accents and go-anywhere neutral tables like the Lucinda Bunching Tables (hyperlink) soften bolder choices like a grass-green settee and antelope rug.

A Designer’s Guide to Saving & Splurging – Q&A with Tori Alexander Just like every wardrobe needs a classic black dress and timeless handbag, your home needs well-crafted, elegant pieces that will uphold wear and tear and endure fads and fluctuations. The secret to having a great looking home without completely breaking the bank is mixing top-of-the-line items with less expensive pieces. So, what makes one expensive furniture piece worth the splurge and another a candidate for saving? We spoke with designer Tori Alexander about how she considers form, function, and delight when advising clients … read more

Modern Farmhouse Design Tips

Modern Farmhouse Design Tips

Tips for Achieving a Modern Farmhouse Design from Texas Designer, Shayne Morrissey Design is a family affair for Shayne Morrissey, the Texan entrepreneur and principal designer behind Morrissey Home Solutions. Identifying a need in the marketplace for well-integrated remodeling and interior design services, Shayne and his father, a longtime residential contractor, launched the Fort Worth design-build firm in 2014. His sister Shelby also joined the MHS team, now working as Shayne’s right-hand design assistant. While known for his well-curated interiors and popular design blog Designing Fort Worth, Morrissey credits his clients for sparking his creative … read more

2019 Gabby Winter Market Introductions

2019 Gabby Winter Market Introductions

More and more, design-lovers want their homes to be comfortable spaces where they can relax and express their own sense of style. They want their homes to be an experience. Gabby’s winter market showrooms, from Atlanta to Dallas and Las Vegas, will be filled with new introductions that reflect this with a mix of beautiful designs, a hint of the unexpected and furniture that elegantly mimics the way people live today. Now, let’s take a closer look at some of the trendy new furniture pieces you will find this winter market season in our showrooms! 5 … read more

White Lights: Alabaster Lamps are 2019’s Brightest New Trend

Maple Table Lamp styled by Shayne Morrissey of @DesigningFortWorth. Photo by @jenmburner.

Favored by sculptors & architects for centuries, alabaster stone has a number of desirable qualities. The most notable include pleasant weight, powder-smooth surface, and ethereal white coloring. Easily cut, carved and polished, the rare beauty of this material comes from its soft translucency. This is a rare characteristic among stones, which makes it quite popular with artists and artisans throughout the world. Ancient Art to Modern Artisans: A Brief History of Alabaster Lamps From elaborate Egyptian pottery to romantic sculptures from the European Renaissance, precious alabaster artifacts have been identified on almost every continent. Long … read more

Wendy Jane Performance Pillows Add Style

Wendy Jane Performance Pillows Add Style

There are endless ways to mix and match decorative throw pillows, especially when it comes to all of the fun prints and patterns the Wendy Jane by Gabby performance pillow line offers! However, because there are SO many creative ways, is the exact reason why it can be so overwhelming and hard to pull off. Best of all, these pillows can stand up to everything life has to offer––indoors our out––spills, stains and kids. The Mix & Match Throw Pillow recipe is: SIZE + TEXTURE + PATTERN = THE PERFECT MIX 5 Throw Pillow Combinations You’ll Love: … read more

Around the Home with Gabby: Dining Room Ideas with Definition

Around the Home with Gabby: Dining Room Ideas with Definition

It’s been said the kitchen is the heart of the home. But we’d argue that where you eat is just as important as what you serve. Eating and entertaining is about coming together as family or friends, and whether it’s a breakfast table, kitchen counter, or table set for 12, every meal deserves a beautiful spot to enjoy it. So clear those crumbs, break out your favorite china, and revitalize your dining spaces with the inspiration here. 7 Dining Room Ideas That Make Us Swoon: 1. Scale Appropriately   View this post on Instagram   … read more