Lee Loves Local – A Quick Recap

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

We had SO much fun on Saturday! Thank you to everyone who came out! (There were a lot of y’all, and we could not be more appreciative of your support!)

Here are a few fun photos from the day. We hope to share more as we get them over the coming weeks!

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 2017

Our vendors were AMAZING and had the prettiest setups! Thanks to everyone who was a part of this day. It was pretty close to perfect ūüôā We are so thankful for all of the LOVE shown by our community on Saturday (and everyday!)

We hope your week is off to a great start. XO!

 

 

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THIS SATURDAY!

via Always Summer Blog Our Lee Loves Local event is THIS SATURDAY! We can hardly believe it! We are getting really, really excited. It’s going to be incredible!

Traditional Home and Lee Industries have worked hard with us to bring you a top notch celebration of local Mississippi love and craftsmanship.

The day will start at 11 with a makers market featuring these fabulous small/local businesses, artists, and creatives.  (MADCAAP, our event beneficiary, will also have a booth set up with their handmade jewelry for sale!)

We’ll have plenty to sip on, some fantastic little nibblers, and some live blues music by Scott Albert Johnson to set the Mississippi mood! And if the weather ends up as it is currently forecasted, we are in for one seriously gorgeous day!

At 1:30, our designer panel will take place! Shaun Smith, Julia Reed, and our own Lisa Palmer will discuss entertaining in the South! The moderator will be Krissa Rossbund of Traditional Home. There will be some beautiful visuals, as well as some incredible swag bags for the first thirty people to join us for the panel. If you want in on a swag bag, you do NOT want to be late! (They’ll be filled with goodies from our market vendors+ panelists + MUCH more!)

via Always Summer Blog

via Always Summer Blog

After the panel discussion, Julia will be signing her newest cookbook, Julia Reed’s South!

The market, food, drinks, and music will resume until 4 when we wind things down.

You can plan on doing a lot of your Valentine’s shopping on Saturday, so if you’re a last minute shopper, we totally have you covered! AND, if you’ve been eyeing a piece of Lee Industries furniture at all, then now¬†is the time¬†to get that. We’re offering 20% off, on stock AND special order, now through the 15th!

via Always Summer Blog

If you’re thinking you’ll want the fun to continue into the night, why not grab a ticket to Ignite The Night: London Calling?! Lisa will be performing as Amy Winehouse, which is going to be EPIC! Her musically talented sons¬†will also be getting in on the action!

Thank you for dropping by today! ¬†We can’t wait to see all of you on Saturday!

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Lee Loves Local: February 11

We are THRILLED be get to host this year’s Lee Loves Local event put on by Lee Industries and Traditional Home Magazine!

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 11, 2017

You are invited to join us for the day of local celebration!

Every year, this event is held in a different city somewhere in the U.S., and the host shop pulls together their favorite of the indy local scene. We are pretty pumped about the lineup that we have to share with you guys.

Hydration for the day will be provided by Fusion Coffeehouse, Cathead Vodka, Debutante Farmer Bloody Mary Mix, Lucky Town Brewery, and bar talent from The Manship. The Karovan Bar will be where the loaded drinks are served!

As far as food, Chef Jeremy Enfinger will have some little bits of southern goodness available to all of our guests. And Lurny D’s food truck will be set up right outside!

We’ll have some live jazz music to keep spirits high all day long!

Author Julia Reed will be in the shop signing copies of her newest cookbook Julia Reed’s South! Julia will also be joined by our very own Lisa Palmer and Shaun Smith, a designer who currently resides in New Orleans but is originally from Madison, for a panel discussion moderated by Traditional Home’s Senior Style Editor Krissa Rossbund! This should be really, really fun!

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 11, 2017

The first 30 people who join us for the panel discussion get some pretty incredible swag bags, courtesy of our hosts and market vendors!

Speaking of market vendors… Here’s who will have booths set up just outside in our makers market! We are pumped about all of these small businesses representing at our event!

See? Awesome list! AND, this event is benefitting MADCAAP, one of our favorite local organizations! Stay tuned for more about that! ūüôā

Lee Loves Local Event at SummerHouse // February 11, 2017

We can’t wait to share more about all of the fabulous businesses participating as the event gets closer and closer! Stay tuned! ūüôā And thank you for stopping by today! Be sure to save the date! ūüôā It’ll be some big time fun!

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Sit and Spin

Sit and Spin: Our 7 favorite swivel chairs! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

We love a great swivel chair around here! Adding a swivel to a chair just makes it more fun. Plain and simple! It also makes it more functional in many circumstances! Nurseries, chat groups, keeping rooms, near fire places… The list goes on and on!

Many of the swivel chairs we have access to can also rock, and some even have returns on them, meaning if you spin it, it goes right back to the correct facing position after you get up! Here are a few of our favorite swivel chairs, ranging from more modern to more traditional! Swivel chairs can fit into almost anyone’s aesthetic!

Sit and Spin: Our 7 favorite swivel chairs! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Sit and Spin: Our 7 favorite swivel chairs! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Sit and Spin: Our 7 favorite swivel chairs! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Sit and Spin: Our 7 favorite swivel chairs! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Sit and Spin: Our 7 favorite swivel chairs! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Sit and Spin: Our 7 favorite swivel chairs! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Sit and Spin: Our 7 favorite swivel chairs! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

For more info on any of these, just ask one of our designers! We’d love to answer any questions we can about these great swivels!

Thanks so much for stopping by today. We love having you follow along with us here! Have a great second half of the week!

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Arkansas Retreat

Each year a group of retailers throughout the south, including SummerHouse, get together to learn best practices from each other so that we can bring the very best service and products to our customers. We decided to give you a little behind the scenes to the incredible retreat because after all, we go to them for you.. our customer!

This year the retreat was at Couchwood just south of Hot Springs, Arkansas. Couchwood was the summer home to Harvey Couch. If you’re a history buff you can click here to learn more about this historical home… very cool!

Lisa Palmer and Marty Smith of SummerHouse were amongst retailers Dixon Smith Interiors in Baton Rouge, Atchinson Home in Mobile, Revival Home in Chattanooga, Cobblestone and Vine in Little Rock, and Brendan Bass Showroom in Dallas. Not only did they learn a ton from each other but they invited Bondi Coley, Marketing Manager, and Denise Gilbert, Operations Planning Manager of Lee Industries, a vendor all of the retailers on the trip carry!

Marty Smith, Director of Operations and Merchandising for SummerHouse, answered a few great questions about their retreat. Check them out along with their dreamy pictures from the trip!

Why are these trips so beneficial?

All of the¬†stores that are a part of this yearly retreat are¬†similar in that we carry a lot of the same lines and have many of the same reps.¬† However, it is awesome to see how we can all take the same merchandise and make it¬†look completely different based on our store’s atheistic.

We talk about different things Рmarketing and advertising, warehousing, delivery special events, new vendors and lines, new artist to carry, staffing, working together as a group to get reduced expenses such as freight, etc.

It is a time for¬†each¬†of us to discuss our successes and struggles and to see if any of the other¬†stores¬†have suggestions¬†to the rest of the group….¬† I think it is always great to be able to have an open forum with like-minded retailers who aren’t necessarily your competition and to realize that you aren’t alone and there are others who struggle with the same issues that you face each day as a small¬†business.

When vendors come to visit, they usually talk about improvements they are making in their factories, listen to any concerns that we as retailers are having with their lines, show new products or discuss product development, and discuss potential advertising partnerships.

How do SummerHouse clients benefit from these retreats? 

I think it benefits our clients, because we are able to find out about vendors that we may not have heard of before and we are able to bring more products and options to our clients that no one else in our area has. Also, it helps us become more efficient which in turn makes for the clients overall experience (from the moment they see our advertising, then walk in the door to purchase, all the way to delivery) to be the best in our area.  Customer Service is at the upmost importance for Lisa and the owners of SummerHouse.  Things we take away from these meetings also benefit our staff by giving us ideas to make SH a great company to work for and for each employee to come into a work place that is energetic and fun.

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Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend!!

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Seven Ways To Sit Small

Small stools and ottomans have proven time and time again to be the perfect addition to almost any space: at the foot of a bed, flanking a fireplace, tucked under a library table or console… Who doesn’t love non-obtrusive and stylish all rolled into one?! Beautiful small seating not only looks great, but is functional! A couple of extra places to sit can be useful when you have a bunch of people over, or even if you just need a place to sit and slip on your shoes.

We’ve rounded up seven of our favorite small seating options for you and put them all in one place!

Seven Ways to Sit Small // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Most of these can be custom ordered to fit whatever fabric and finish desire you may have! See one that strikes your fancy? Feel free to contact one of our designers to get more information on your future favorite place to perch!

Our contact info can all be found here!

And more small seating options can be found here on our web store!

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Wrap Up: For The Love Of Art

February 11th was our For The Love Of Art event as part of Lee Industries #LeeLovesLocal. Each year, Lee Industries partners with REstyleSOURCE to provide a national guide of their retail partners to show their love of local shopping and we are honored to be one of those retailers.¬†Our event,¬†For The Love Of Art, not only showcased two southern artists – Lauren Barksdale and Michael Clement – but also raised money for the local charity Stewpot Community Services! It was the perfect way¬†to kick off the Valentine’s Day weekend!

The showroom was filled with beautiful bites from La Brioche, paintings by Lauren Barksdale, mini “Lindsey” bowls by Michael Clement, and music by Berry Leach.

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Thank you so much to everyone who came out to shop local and support Stewpot! In case you missed it, we still have a few bowls and paintings in the showroom. Stop by and see us before they are all gone!

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Six Stunning Tufted Sofas

Let’s talk tufting.

A tufted sofa is always a winner. It makes a statement, yet it is understated. It’s timeless, yet modern. It’s unexpected, yet blends perfectly with its surroundings. A tufted sofa might be just the thing to take your seating area from mediocre to magnificent with the purchase of just one single piece!

We rounded up six beautiful, yet very different tufted sofas for you to feast your eyes upon today… Which style most steals your heart?!

MARQUETTE

Six stylin' tufted sofas // www.alwayssummerblog.com

BYATT

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ARDEN

Six stylin' tufted sofas // www.alwayssummerblog.com

CHESTER

Six stylin' tufted sofas // www.alwayssummerblog.com

APARTMENT

Six stylin' tufted sofas // www.alwayssummerblog.com

REYNOLDS

Six stylin' tufted sofas // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Do you love tufting as much as we do!?

Let our designers know if you see something you want to know more about! We are here and happy to help!

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Showroom Refresh

As many of you know, we update our showroom every week since we sell directly off of our floor and are always having to move sold pieces out and bring new pieces in!

Well, this week, we did this in a BIG way! We brought over lots (like… LOTS) of new pieces and the showroom could not look prettier!

Check it out… We are dying over multiple new pieces and vignettes and we think you will too! Prepare for LOTS of eye candy! <3

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse [ Furniture + Interior Design ] // www.alwayssummerblog.com

If you see something you just have to have, don’t hesitate to give us a call! Our designers are here for you!

601-853-4445

Have a fantastic day! ūüôā

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Seven Spectacular Wing Chairs

13
NOVEMBER
2015

We love a great wing chair. They work well as pairs flanking fireplaces or library tables, or as a foursomes in a chat group. They’re even great as individuals in the corner of a room with a little side table or a floor lamp!

We also love the wide variety of styles in which wing chairs come! Here are just a few that we have used in projects, had on our showroom floor, or have been eyeing for a while now just waiting on that perfect project to come along! ūüėČ

Seven Spectacular Wing Chairs from SummerHouse // www.alwayssummerblog.com

^^^ Lee Industries L1905-01 Chair

Seven Spectacular Wing Chairs from SummerHouse // www.alwayssummerblog.com

^^^ Vanguard James Street Wing Chair

Seven Spectacular Wing Chairs from SummerHouse // www.alwayssummerblog.com

^^^ Hickory Chair Josephine Wing Chair

Seven Spectacular Wing Chairs from SummerHouse // www.alwayssummerblog.com

^^^ Vanguard Duke Chair

Seven Spectacular Wing Chairs from SummerHouse // www.alwayssummerblog.com

^^^ Lee Industries 1347-01 Chair

Seven Spectacular Wing Chairs from SummerHouse // www.alwayssummerblog.com

^^^ Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Vivianne Leather Chair

Seven Spectacular Wing Chairs from SummerHouse // www.alwayssummerblog.com

^^^ Lee Industries 1691-01 Chair

Shop our current selection of wing chairs (and other chairs too!) on the web store right here or come visit the showroom to see what all we have in house!

Have a great day and we hope to see you or hear from you soon!

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Four Little Designers Went To Market…

27
OCTOBER
2015

Our four market-goers gave us a full recap of their trip yesterday and we are all SO fired up about what all they saw, found, and fell in love with!

A few of the things they specifically noted in their recap were…

– Vanguard has a new bedside chest program where you can customize finish, hardware, base, doors, and drawers of your bedside chests! Sounds pretty awesome!

– LEE Industries had some GREAT new fabrics! And some pretty cool furniture intros too, like this fringe chair!

New introductions from Lee Industries // www.alwayssummerblog.com

– Suzanne Kasler’s space at Hickory Chair was knock out! AND – exciting news – Benjamin Moore White Dove, Suzanne’s favorite paint color, is now a standard finish!

Suzanne Kasler's space at Hickory Chair // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Suzanne Kasler's space at Hickory Chair // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Suzanne Kasler's space at Hickory Chair // www.alwayssummerblog.com

– SO much great new lighting! Barbara Cosgrove, Visual Comfort, and tons of one-of-a-kind pieces from antique places throughout market!

Killer Lighting spotted at High Point Fall 2015! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Killer Lighting spotted at High Point Fall 2015! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Killer Lighting spotted at High Point Fall 2015! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Killer Lighting spotted at High Point Fall 2015! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Killer Lighting spotted at High Point Fall 2015! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Killer Lighting spotted at High Point Fall 2015! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

– New twists on old favorites like this great ottoman…

Vanguard Ottoman at High Point Market // www.alwayssummerblog.com

– Mitchell Gold was a breath of fresh air this year!

Mitchell Gold at High Point Market 2015 // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Mitchell Gold at High Point Market 2015 // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Mitchell Gold at High Point Market 2015 // www.alwayssummerblog.com

– Running into the oh-so-talented Thor Taber!

Thor Taber at High Point // www.alwayssummerblog.com

– Finding a new line of REALLY cool sculptures, mirrors, etc…

Handmade sculpture at Arete // www.alwayssummerblog.com

AMAZING snake mirror at Arete // www.alwayssummerblog.com

– The Swiss Alp theme for the Oly party was SO much fun!

Oly Party at High Point Market 2015 // www.alwayssummerblog.com

We are excited for market finds to start rolling in over the coming weeks and months… Be sure to check back often to see what all we’re getting!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Hope you’re having a fantastic week!

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New to the Showroom

01
SEPTEMBER
2015

We have been selling a lot of furniture out of inventory lately, which calls for frequent updating of the showroom floor! Check out this picture and this picture¬†of a client’s brand new master bedroom, done all out of stock last week! Lisa and Todd installed the entire bedroom in just one day! #impressive

The shop is looking particularly pretty right now, so we wanted to share a few snaps! Take a peek…

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // www.alwayssummerblog.com

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SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // www.alwayssummerblog.com

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SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Give us a call or leave a comment if you see something you want to know more about! We are always happy to help.

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Hope your week is off to a great start!

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Inside The Orange Box: Favorite Square Arm Styles

10
APRIL
2015

This week’s Orange Box topic is favorite square arm chairs and sofas! Our designers chime in on which sleek styles¬†top their lists when it comes to a boxier style!

Mary Courtney loves the 3068-01 chair by Lee Industries…

SummerHouse designers' favorite square arm sofas // www.alwayssummerblog.com

…and Katy loves Lee’s 3232-03 sofa!

 SummerHouse designers' favorite square arm sofas // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Sunny also loves Lee with her pick of the¬† 3722-03 sofa! “I just ordered one for a customer with two back cushions over a bench cushion. It turned out lovely, and the client is super pleased!”

SummerHouse designers' favorite square arm sofas // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Lindsey loves this beauty from the Suzanne Kasler collection at Hickory Chair. “I love the beautifully detailed wood framing and timeless shape of this sofa.”

SummerHouse designers' favorite square arm sofas // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Do you have a favorite square arm sofa or chair? We always love hearing from you!

>> You can always check out past Orange Box posts by clicking HERE! <<

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Inside The Orange Box: Favorite Roll Arm Upholstered Styles

For this week’s Inside The Orange Box, we asked a few of our designers what their favorite roll arm style upholstery pieces are, and we LOVE what they came up with! All of the styles they picked are updated yet timeless, which describes the perfect piece of furniture if you ask us!

Designer Todd Prince loves the 1573-41 chair from Lee Industries. He likes how the casters work with the rolled arms!

Favorite Rolled Arm Styles of SummerHouse designers // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Jacque is a fan of the Chester sofa by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams because of its beautifully proportioned button tufting, the pleated roll arm at the same height as the back, the tight seat left untufted for comfort, and the gracefully turned feet in front, all with ferrules. It is a classic looking sofa for just about any room!

Favorite Rolled Arm Styles of SummerHouse designers // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Designer Elish Phares likes Marlena from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. This chair always looks beautiful!

Favorite Rolled Arm Styles of SummerHouse designers // www.alwayssummerblog.com

(Here’s a pair of Marlenas looking just perfect in one of Lisa’s projects!)

Favorite Rolled Arm Styles of SummerHouse designers // www.alwayssummerblog.com

This Lee  3772-03 sofa has been a staff favorite for a while now. Ultra comfortable, classic in style, and is beautiful in fabric or in leather!

Favorite Rolled Arm Styles of SummerHouse designers // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Stay tuned for some of the staff’s favorite square arm styles in the coming weeks! (And check out all of our past Orange Box posts here!)

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Designers We Love: Bobby McAlpine

29
DECEMBER
2014

Today, we wanted to highlight a designer of whose style we are in constant admiration! Designer Bobby McAlpine’s books have been described by members of our staff as design Bibles. And more than once have pages been opened to certain pictures in his books when presentations are given. His work is just SO inspirational!!

The Home Within Us

The Home Within Us by Bobby McAlpine // available at www.summerhousestyle.com

Art of the House

Art of the House // available at www.summerhousestyle.com

And his furniture designs for Lee Industries are PERFECTION! Classic yet very distinctive…

Bobby McAlpine for Lee Industries // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Bobby McAlpine for Lee Industries // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Bobby McAlpine for Lee Industries // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Oh, Bobby, how do you do it?! We love your style so much!

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#SHGoesToMarket Part 2

29
OCTOBER
2014

Yesterday, we showed you a few snaps of our team’s latest trip to High Point Market, and today, we’ve got more!

One of the stand-out showrooms Lisa, Marty, Todd, and Sunny visited was the Tommy Mitchell showroom! His work was absolutely stunning, as always!

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

So cool, isn’t it?!

One of our team’s favorite things about this year’s market was the lighting. There was some¬†incredible lighting, including Kelly Wearstler’s brand new collection for Visual Comfort!

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

Awesome, right?! Here are some more pretty lights…

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

… and some great looking beds and upholstery!

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

The team even found some gorgeous outdoor furniture and accessories!

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

And market would not have been market without a few great parties to go to, like Bernhardt’s 125th anniversary party! How cute is this crew?!

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

We’re so glad they made it back all safe and sound! Glad to have them back!

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

We hope you enjoyed this quick little recap! Let us know if you have any questions about anything!!

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#SHGoesToMarket Part 1

28
OCTOBER
2014

Our team returned from High Point Market last week with lots of wonderful stories, beautiful pictures, and tons of excitement for the new pieces that we have headed our way soon!

We have a few highlights to show y’all, so let’s get started!

Overall, our team (consisting of Lisa, Marty, Todd, and Sunny) said things trended more towards modern (vs. reclaimed) and they continued seeing a lot of brass…

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

… And that they got a lot of great one of a kind items and beautiful pieces of art!

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

 #SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

They got to rub elbows with Michael Boodro, the Editor in Chief of Elle Decor…

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

… And Lisa was asked to be a part of the Lee Loves Local panel of outstanding store owners! What an honor!

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

She did a great job… ūüôā ¬†Go Lisa!

#SHGoesToMarket Part One: The High Point Highlights! // www.alwayssummerblog.com

The Lee Loves Local forum was such a highlight last year, so we were all so excited when Lisa told us that Bondi, marketing goddess at Lee Industries, asked her!

Stay tuned tomorrow for more about fabulous new lighting, fun parties, and other fun tidbits from the big trip! And to see a few other photos from the trip, hop on Instagram and search the hashtag #SHGoesToMarket! Marty did a killer job of ‘gramming their way through all those lovely showrooms while they were away!

See y’all tomorrow!

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All New!

13
OCTOBER
2014

Last week, Marty and team did a great job of re-doing the showroom floor! We have a lot of beautiful new furnishings and accessories in that you simply must come see! Many of what you see in these pictures is also available on our web store!

Here is a preview of some of the new prettiness… ūüôā

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

 

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS | www.summerhousestyle.com

If you see anything you’d like to know about, please do not hesitate to give us a call! 601-853-4445. Our designers are always happy to help!

Thanks for stopping by today – Have a GREAT week!

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25
AUGUST
2014

Our showroom underwent a little update last week and it is looking rather gorgeous (if we do say so ourselves!)

Lots of beautiful new accessories, some killer new furniture, incredible new art, and of course, a heavy dose of style are what you have to look forward to next time you visit the shop!

Here are a few snaps of what we’ve got going on!

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

SummerHouse in Ridgeland, MS // furniture + accessories + interior design // www.alwayssummerblog.com

If you see anything you’ve got to have, give us a call! Our designers are happy to answer any of your questions!

And don’t forget about our new Pinterest account! We hope you’ll follow along! ūüôā

 

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Get New and Give Back

28
JULY
2014

July isn’t over yet!

You still have a couple of days to get your Lee Industries orders in all whilst helping Wounded Warrior Project! Lee Industries is one of the most reputable upholstery companies in the business, excelling in style, fabric selection, durability, customer service, comfort, and much more! We absolutely love this company and know you will too!

So why not add a little new Lee to your life and give back while doing so?

Here are a few more of our staff’s favorite Lee items… We love them all!

Patricia loves this awesome L5608-52 barstool!

SummerHouse's favorites from Lee Industries! // www.summerhousestyle.com

And Lindsey loves this pretty low slipcovered chair, C5203-01C.

SummerHouse's favorites from Lee Industries! // www.summerhousestyle.com

Lisa’s favorite Lee frame is the 3421-03 sofa… (Always beautiful!)

SummerHouse's favorites from Lee Industries! // www.summerhousestyle.com

… While Sunny loves the C3106-11 sofa!

SummerHouse's favorites from Lee Industries! // www.summerhousestyle.com

And Stacy picked a favorite of everyone’s… Rug benches! All of them are one-of-a-kind and surprisingly functional!

SummerHouse's favorites from Lee Industries! // www.summerhousestyle.com

We look forward to helping you get your favorite frame on order! Hurry in while there is still time to support WWP! We hope to see you soon!

 

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