Statement Console Table We all know the importance of making a great first impressions. That same rules apply when it comes to your decor. A statement console table can set your style in motion and act as the foundation for the way you present your home to the world (or your friends and family). We…

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You’re Invited to a Furniture Fashion Show Join us May 19 at our Furniture Fashion Show as we discuss the work of Vanguard Furniture’s renowned fashion forward furniture designers Michael Weiss, John Black and Thom Filicia. Vanguard representative, Terry North, will be joined by Birger Rasmussen,a lifelong furniture pundit and design insider. Also, get a…

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The global color authority in fashion and interior design, Pantone, announced (about two weeks ago) their color of the year for 2016. For the first time, they did not choose one, but two shades: Rose Quartz and Serenity Blue. In a news release, Pantone explained that the combination echoed a growing trend of challenging traditional perceptions…

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I always had a thing about precious stones, crystals and geodes, and their colors and mesmerizing patterns. It’s truly amazing how much beauty comes from the guts of earth! Geodes (Greek γεώδης – ge-ōdēs, “earthlike”) are geological secondary structures that occur in certain sedimentary and volcanic rocks. They are of sedimentary origin formed by chemical precipitation. Geodes are essentially hollow, somewhat sphere-like…

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A happy mix of yellow lemon and green lime, Chartreuse is found in cut kiwi,blooming forsythia, button mums, even on a wood warbler, to name a few of its natural sources. Chartreuse (sometimes called Citron) brings a ray of light everywhere you put it, whether soft, vibrant or flashy. Chartreuse has great play in clothing, home fashion, paint,…

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