January 2014 archive

Timeless Style

By Christa Sorauf

I love my interior design books so I was thrilled when my sweet sister-in-law gave me Suzanne Kasler’s Timeless Style for Christmas. As I flipped through the book page by page, I realized that over the years I had clipped and catalogued many of her rooms from Veranda, House Beautiful, Elle Decor and more…

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This is one of my favorite rooms of all times — gorgeous cream furniture, gold accents and contemporary art…

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And we just recently featured this pink print from Natural Curiosities and I love how Suzanne Kasler used it here…

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Her interiors often feature bright pops of color, like my one of my favorite, turquoise…

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And just check out this close up of the turquoise walls and settee…gorgeous!

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This is just a glimpse of the amazing rooms and it’s fabulous book if you love interior design. Enjoy!

X O • J K


By Christa Sorauf

Last Thursday, Gregs and I had the pleasure of attending a great party at Gateway Supply Company in Greenville that featured fabulous food, craft beers and all the latest trends in baths and spas. If you’ve never visited their showroom, Gateway Supply Company has been locally owned and operated for 50 years and features a beautiful showroom of the industry’s leading manufacturers. The party couldn’t be more perfectly timed because I dream of a hot bath at the end of these cold days in a bathroom suite just like this…

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Since I’m from Wisconsin, we stopped by and talked to Tom and Albert from Kohler, which also hails from my home state. The company is located in Kohler, Wisconsin, which features a beautiful golf resort and when you go there you really understand the respect this company has for craftsmanship and artistry. While the company can trace its roots to the 1800s, Kohler products are very forward thinking just check out the moxie showerhead + wireless speaker

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Or if you really want to immerse yourself in a bath and surround yourself with sound check out the vibi-acoustic tub…


We also had a great time chatting with Brent from Smith & Stevenson and Gregs was lucky enough to be win one of their fabulous products…


This gorgeous showerhead from BRIZO is detachable and features massage spray and H2O Kinetic Technology…

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If you’re dreaming of a beautiful home spa, then stop by Gateway in Greenville and they can help you create your dream retreat. And don’t forget, an investment in your master bath is one of the best you can make in your home. Thank you Camille for inviting us to your SPA-TACULAR PARTY, we had a fab time.

X O • J K

Market Trends: Bar Cart Revival

By gregorie

Since the Mad Men series has become a hit, bar carts and bar cabinets have popped up all over. Ranging in materials from lucite to lacquer, and everything in between, no matter your decor there is a bar cart to match! Men and women alike love them, plus they’e fun and great for entertaining. We love this one and the way it’s styled…

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If you want to go the bar cabinet route we love this one from Century…

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Lotus bar cabinet at Century Furniture!


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