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Small Business Saturday from American Express

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Shop with us on the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend and earn a $25 statement credit from American Express! We Like to Share…. You May Also Like….

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The Stewart Parker Designer Showhouse

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The Stewart Parker Designer Showhouse in Georgetown is under way, and it’s a whirlwind of activity at Posh as we pull together the elements of our room. We’re decorating the Bride’s Room,  an upstairs bedroom that serves as the dressing area for the bridal party when weddings are held at the house.  The room has […]

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Blues Are Back!

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  This year we saw navy hit fashion magazines in a big way. Lots of Chanel inspired sailor striped shirts and dresses were everywhere. The clothes were mixed with brightly colored accessories in shades of aqua, coral reds and yellows. Now we are seeing blues come back with a vengeance in interiors. There is no […]

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French Shabby Chic Master Bedroom Makeover

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The bedroom had to be practical and comfy, but also beautiful – they were ready for a romantic retreat. They already had a beautiful wool carpet with a trellis of ivy in shades of taupe, and a slipcovered loveseat in khaki cotton I had done for them years ago. One of the problem areas was a bank of large windows, wonderful for letting in light but also a problem with summer heat.

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What is LEED?

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Unless you are in the design or construction industry, you probably have no idea what LEED certification of a building means or why you would want to certify a building.  You hear a lot of talk about eco-friendly and green products like flooring, furniture, clothes and cleaning products these days, but LEED is still growing […]

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Tiki Restaurant Interior Design – Sneak Peek

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Since this will be a nice restaurant as well as a fun bar, the goal is to include many of the nostalgic elements of an old Tiki Bar to give the place a sense of fun. But, they want to keep the kitschy elements from overwhelming the interior to give diners a quality, modern restaurant experience

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The Tree of Life Fabric Story

The various colors typically displayed in tree of life patterns allow for flexibility in color directions, as well as layering of colors and pattern types. This pattern is appropriate for traditional, transitional and modern design styles. It’s wonderful for creating Chinoiserie, Rococo, and English Cottage designed rooms.

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Outdoor Designer Challenge!

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Please help us win a local outdoor design contest by voting for Layla Altman on Facebook. Go to Greg Sisson Real Estate FB page, like his page and then post that you vote for Layla’s outdoor design! Voting ends this Sat, May 5th at noon. See our design presentation at www.gregsisson.blogspot.com.   We appreciate your […]

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Sofa and Chair Shopping – The Quality Is Under The Cover

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When you shop for upholstered furniture, what are you really getting? If we listen to manufacturers and sales clerks, all of the sofas are wonderful and they’ll last forever. So many of us have had the experience of buying a new sofa only to be disappointed a few years later by flattened cushions, sagging springs […]

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Easy Ways to Go Green in your Living Room!

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Why Go Green in your home? The reasons for building an eco-friendly house, manufacturing an organic sofa, wearing an organic cotton shirt and even using products like Burt’s Bees for taking care of your skin are basically the same as utilizing green methods in your home.  Using green products creates a healthier space for you, […]

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What Kind of Rug Is It?

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Most Americans refer to any wool area rug with geometric designs and flowers, as an “Oriental Rug” or “Persian Rug”.  At one time the ancient Persian Empire extended from North Africa to India, and included Turkey and Armenia. The world of rugs and carpets includes over 10,000 different types, identified by the patterns of the […]

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Five Easy Tips for your Kitchen Mini Makeover!

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With Spring just around the corner, it’s time to get ready for another round of entertaining.  I call it the Spring Itch!  A favorite room of mine is the kitchen when it comes to room makeovers because so much of our time is spent in it with family and friends, cooking great meals.  Nowadays, the […]

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Top 5 Interior Design Moments from 2011

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Now that 2011 has drawn to a close, there are a few interior design trends that stand out to me as memorable, especially as they’ll have an influential effect going in to 2012. Here’s what I noticed:

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A LowCountry Dining Room Makeover

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Interior Design by Kerry Ann Dame This month, we’d like to share one of our recent Mini-Makeovers for a dining room. In a room that already has furniture, a Mini-Makeover brings in decorator touches that complete the room scheme and add warmth and sophistication. Adding window treatments, art and accessories makes all the difference between […]

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ABC’s of Holiday Style 2011!

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Published in South Carolina Woman Magazine By Layla Altman Last year I brought you our Holiday gift ideas to spark some life back into gift giving.  This year I have decided to share ideas on holiday decorating & entertaining! Wishing everyone the warmest of Holiday Seasons and a Prosperous 2012! A is for Angels– A […]

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5 Quick Holiday Decorating Ideas

Posh Living contributed Holiday decorating ideas to 843 Home & Lifestyle Magazine.  Here are our top ideas: 1 – To add some festive appeal, take an inventive approach by incorporating small, distinct additions to the room.  There are many creative small touches you can add to home accessories to bring in some holiday cheer. 2 […]

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High Point Market Report Fall 2011

High Point Furniture Market this fall was the most positive in energy and attitude that we’ve seen in a few seasons; the slight uptick we had in the economy this year gave vendors the confidence to plan for growth. Of course there were the usual parties, lectures and events, including a concert by the B52’s!  […]

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A Day in the Life of An Interior Designer…

  Walking into our shop at 8:30 am and I’ve already answered one client phone call, a few emails from vendors and tweeted about my morning.  Every day is a different adventure filled with store customers, clients, freight companies, vendors, manufacturers, our workroom and various craftsmen that are working on projects for us.  I can […]

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We Love Thomas Paul’s Designs

We just can’t get enough around here of Thomas Paul’s fresh, snappy modern prints from Duralee. Thomas Paul fabrics are reasonably priced prints with a fresh perspective – perfect for our Pillowfolly throw pillow collection. They’ve given our shop a needed lift, and they are clean and simple enough to mix well into traditional rooms. […]

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Why you should support your local shops.

It’s always a relief when you go into a local store and find the perfect item that you’ve been looking for.  Next you turn over the price tag and see a price you wish was lower.  What’s the first thought that comes to mind these days?  I wonder if I can find this online for […]

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