Texture, Natural Wood, And Art At The High Point Furniture Market

Texture, Natural Wood, And Art At The High Point Furniture Market

This is my last post about my visit to the High Point Furniture Market in October. Due to the pandemic it was very calm and I could linger in front of pieces and vignettes like never before. I was tagging along with my interior designer friend Sandra so I didn’t need to focus on shopping, just fun eye candy.

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The Roberta Schilling Showroom At The High Point Furniture Market

The Roberta Schilling Showroom At The High Point Furniture Market

If you have been peeking into our home here on the blog, you can tell I love texture, accents of unpainted wood, and artwork. Oh yes, and green. In October, I stepped into the Roberta Schilling Collection at the High Point Furniture Market because the showroom entry just pulled me right in, for all of those reasons.

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Peek Into The Noir Showroom At The October High Point Market

Peek Into The Noir Showroom At The October High Point Market

What a treat to live just 20 minutes from the High Point Furniture Market. I have been doing custom decorative finishes in showrooms, styling, buying, selling, and attending the markets in April and October for over 20 years. Of course, this October market was extremely different due to the pandemic. No international buyers, mostly designers, very quiet. Perfect for taking photos and standing in one place, deep in décor-pondering thoughts. Perfect to visit the Noir Furniture showroom.

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How To Remove Paneling Texture Then Fill The Grooves

How To Remove Paneling Texture Then Fill The Grooves

What in the world is this mess, you ask? It is our ugly paneled den wall – see the tiny bit of paneling showing through – that has been coated with a joint compound plaster finish, then painted twice over time. It might have looked good if the grooves in the paneling had been filled in properly. But no, someone named me did not know better ages ago before I became a professional, trained, decorative painter. (On the right you can see where we began sanding off the joint compound.)

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Experience The Magic Of Christmas At The French Farmer’s Wife Barn Sale

Experience The Magic Of Christmas At The French Farmer’s Wife Barn Sale

I’m feeling so honored to have visited The French Farmer’s Wife barn just days before the opening of the holiday show, Thursday through Saturday, October 22 – 24, 2020 in Kernersville, North Carolina. Getting to see the show in all of its Christmas glory before the crowds arrive was simply magical. Owners and master stylists Gail Cekuta and Kathee Zurian have literally outdone themselves.

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