High Point Highlights, Part 4

16
APRIL
2014

This is our last segment in highlighting our trip to High Point for market! Don’t worry, though, because pieces from the photos you’ve seen will start arriving at Summerhouse in the very near future! And we can’t wait!

In the meantime, let’s touch on a few more bits of our trip…

We were invited to a cocktail party at Ferguson Copeland to celebrate the launch of designer Mary McDonald’s line for them, and we ran into so many design world celebrities, including Mary of course! It was a great party! 🙂

>> Mary McDonald and Newell Turner of House Beautiful <<

Mary McDonald and Newell Turner // SummerHouse

>> Larry Laslo, Newell Turner, Lisa Palmer, Mary McDonald, and Marty Smith <<

Mary McDonald for Ferguson Copeland Launch Party // SummerHouse

Some other celebs we met / got pictures with were…

…The Rue Magazine girls!
>> Founder and Editor-in-Chief Crystal Palecek and Associate Editor Kelli Ryder! <<

We love Rue Magazine! // SummerHouse

… and Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams!
>> Marty Smith, Mitchell Gold, Lisa Palmer, Bob Williams, and Laurel Donahoo <<

SummerHouse with MGBW

Another cocktail party where we had a really nice time was for Gabby! They had a Gatsby theme with some really fun, 20’s inspired drinks to enhance the party motif!

Gabby goes Gatsby // SummerHouse

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One of our favorite regular stops in High Point is Natural Curiosities… They always have something lovely and new to take our breath away!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Natural Curiosities

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Natural Curiosities

We also love seeing what pretty new artwork our friends at Wendover have!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Wendover

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During our visit to Lillian August, we found the most amazing leather sofa and bought it within about a minute of seeing it… How stunning is this?!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Lillian August

And Marty perfectly matched the chair across from that sofa! 🙂

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Lillian August

Over at OLY, not to our surprise, we found a showroom of some super fine furniture…

SummerHouse goes to Market :: OLY

… And Lisa had a nice time with their little resin birds!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: OLY

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Here’s a sampling of what we found at the always-impressive NOIR…

SummerHouse goes to Market :: NOIR

SummerHouse goes to Market :: NOIR

… a quick snap of a beautiful new bedding line we picked up…

SummerHouse goes to Market :: New bedding line!
… and some fab new hardware options from Tritter Feefer!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Tritter Feefer

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To close out, we’ll leave you with some Lee Industries! We got a fantastic piece of art, some Charlie West lamps, and a few pieces of furniture directly off their floor, then wrote up an order for the rest!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Lee Industries

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Lee Industries

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Lee Industries

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Lee Industries

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And that about does it! Overall, we had a blast and are already looking forward to going back in October! And we think you’ll love what we have on its way to our shop… Be sure to check in often! 🙂

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More From Market (Recap Part 3)

14
APRIL
2014

Are you ready for a few more snaps from our trip to High Point market?! We’re ready to share!

If you haven’t looked yet, be sure to peek at our trips to Vanguard or Hickory Chair!

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Our trip to the showroom of fabulous lighting company Curry was a blast because we hit them just at the right time! They had just begun serving cocktails and gelato, so of course we partook!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Gelato at the Curry showroom!

How fabulous are these bamboo looking chandeliers!?

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Curry Lighting

One of our favorite things about Curry is that they have live bonsai plants of all different species sitting around everywhere… They’re BEAUTIFUL!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Bonsai trees at Curry

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Bonsai trees at Curry

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Over at the Mr. Brown showroom, they premiered their brand new line of outdoor furnishings… It was love at first sight!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Outdoor furniture at Mr. Brown

Even these kidney tables are made for the outdoors!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Outdoor furniture at Mr. Brown

Of course, not everything there was made for the patio. These beauties are indoor only!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Mr. Brown

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Mr. Brown

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At the Bernhardt Interiors showroom, we saw several things that made us weak in the knees… This is just the tip of the iceberg!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Bernhardt Interiors

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Bernhardt Interiors

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Bernhardt Interiors

That’s all we have for you today! Did you see anything you love?!

Stay tuned for more later this week! 🙂

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Market Recap Part 2: Hickory Chair

11
APRIL
2014

Our High Point Market recap continues! Yesterday, we shared the highlights from our visit to Vanguard. Today, let’s see what was going on at Hickory Chair!

This trip started off with some real excitement because we got to meet the gorgeous and oh-so-talented Paloma Contreras of La Dolce Vita, a blog that our whole staff adores! She was very sweet and so easy to talk to!

SummerHouse Goes To Market :: Hickory Chair

Then we started our way around the showroom. This bright and happy setting was what greeted us right as we walked in!

SummerHouse Goes To Market :: Hickory Chair

Suzanne Kasler’s portion of the showroom was to die for, as usual!

SummerHouse Goes To Market :: Hickory Chair

SummerHouse Goes To Market :: Hickory Chair

SummerHouse Goes To Market :: Hickory Chair

Suzanne was SO nice. We just love visiting with her!

SummerHouse Goes To Market :: Hickory Chair

Alexa Hampton went with some big, bold colors in her portion of the showroom! It was rich, colorful, and super different, but we loved it!

SummerHouse Goes To Market :: Hickory Chair

Here are a few other snaps from the rest of the tour…

SummerHouse Goes To Market :: Hickory Chair

SummerHouse Goes To Market :: Hickory Chair

We enjoyed a visit with Susan Hable Smith (great interview with her HERE!) and her sister, too!

SummerHouse Goes To Market :: Hickory Chair

We’re bringing home some real beauties from this showroom, too, so get excited about what will be hitting our showroom in the coming months!

More from our trip on Monday! Have a WONDERFUL weekend!!

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Market Recap Part I: Vanguard

10
APRIL
2014

Well, the High Point market team is back from their journey to North Carolina! It was a blast, but a lot of hard work! Over the next few days, we’ll try to give you a recap of the highlights of the trip! Marty and Lisa did a fabulous job of scouting out new furnishings for the store while I (Laurel) took lots of pictures along the way!

Let’s start with the Vanguard showroom…

How GORGEOUS are all of these Lauren Lachance pieces collaged on this big wall? It took our breath away!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Vanguard

This was one of Lisa’s favorite groupings.

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Vanguard

Gorgeous bed setup…

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Vanguard

We died over this unique, dark finish!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Vanguard

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Vanguard

After the showroom tour, we had a beautiful meal with some fun folks in a lovely setting!

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Vanguard

After a little nourishment, we then we put our order together…

SummerHouse goes to Market :: Vanguard

Y’all are going to love what we picked out from Vanguard!

Be sure to check back tomorrow for a few more details from our trip! And, as always, thanks for stopping by!

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