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2014 Spring Color Trends

It’s officially spring, no matter what the weather decides to do.  In honor of the season, we posted this picture last week on Facebook, showing the current color trends.  The colors chosen for spring 2014 range from neutrals, pastels, and bold colors.  So how can you use these in your home design? Neutrals are wonderful […]

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Fall in Love with Your Home by Finding One Special Thing

With Valentine’s in the air, it is time to fall in love all over again with your home at Lake Gaston or beyond.  I read several other designers’ blogs that suggest working on organization, creating cozy spots and adding fresh paint as ways to rekindle that fire.  I am taking another approach.  Here I selected […]

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From Rustic to Shiny…2013 Market Trends

Once again, we ventured to High Point, North Carolina to get a taste of the newest trends in home decor. With sensible shoes in tow, we trekked through showroom after showroom eyeing innovative designs with fresh spins on tried and true styles. We noticed quite a few trends became apparent throughout our three-day journey: Details, […]

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To Market, To Market, To Buy…..

So the nursery rhyme reads “to market, to market, to buy a fat pig, home again, home again, jiggety-jig”.  Well, we went to market and we’re home again, but there was no fat pig.  There were, however, a multitude of new products in every possible category. We perused, navigated, and maneuvered as much of the four buildings and seven […]

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OVER 7000 MILES IN THREE SHORT WEEKS

Last night my husband said to me, “you have logged a lot of miles in the last few weeks”.  It made me stop and think about how much had happened in three short weeks.  Here is the timeline: Dec 20 -28     Roundtrip-Lake Gaston to Santa Monica, CA        5580 miles Jan […]

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Company C Launch Party!

Mary Sherwood Lake Living is excited about our upcoming Company C Furniture Launch Party on Saturday, September 29th from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Started in a garage by Chris and Walter Chapin in 1994, Company C is now a premier design studio and leading producer of exceptional home furnishings.  Company C has established itself as […]

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Slipping and sliding into the New Year!

Time flies when you are having such a good time!   Just a little over a week ago we were slipping and sliding into Atlanta to attend the January market. We started our first day at market with a “man on the street” interview with Susan Dickenson, retail editor for Home Accents Today magazine. She grabbed […]

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Hot ‘lanta…7 Categories-Oh My!

As of today I think I am back up to normal speed after a whirlwind trip to the summer Atlanta Gift and Accessory Market.  Four days of non-stop shopping for “the next best thing” to bring to you in Lake Gaston. I have been to this market too many times to count (twice a year […]

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The Eye Candy of the High Point Spring Market

Color, color everywhere!  That’s what we saw at the High Point Spring Market.  Here are a few colorful products and display pieces. As you know our style is all about color.  Let’s work together to find the perfect color for your lifestyle! What is your favorite color and style?  Let’s start a conversation by replying below. […]

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Sponge Bob is Wild about W.I.N.O.S.

Sponge Bob is Wild about W.I.N.O.S. Sponge Bob enjoys relaxing on the new outdoor collection of W.I.N.O.S. furniture.  He can’t wait to tell all his Nickelodeon friends about this fabulous new furniture he found at Mary Sherwood Lake Living. This furniture line was designed by North Carolina’s own Bonnie Jesseph and manufactured by Acacia Home […]

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