Barry Dixon Event Update!

05
APRIL
2013

We updated our Facebook cover photo (you like us on Facebook, right?!) to serve as a little reminder that our exciting Barry Dixon event is coming up in just a little over a month!

BARRY DIXON COMES TO SUMMERHOUSE

If you haven’t already, be sure to make plans to attend SummerHouse on May 9th to meet internationally renown interior designer Barry Dixon as he signs copies of his latest book, Barry Dixon Inspirations, and gives guests a peek at his brand new collection with Arteriors!

It’ll be a wonderful night with a little live music, some savory Southern fare, and a lot of design inspiration! We are looking so forward to this event and can’t wait to see you here on Thursday evening, May 9th!

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Garden & Gun

26
MARCH
2013

We’re pretty excited…

Why, you ask?

Our first ever Garden & Gun ad has just come out! The newest issue of this fabulous magazine (all about the best food/art/interiors/music/sport/travel the South has to offer) is a GREAT one.

We’re excited to be in the pages of this publication amongst some of the South’s hottest!

SummerHouse // Ridgeland, MS

Take a minute to flip through and please come back and let us know what you think of our ad (which is on page 68!) And for more photos from the interior featured in the ad (designed by Elizabeth Gullett), go to this page of our website!

SummerHouse's Ad in Garden & Gun

Hope everyone is having a great week!

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Pink Bedroom Perfection

25
MARCH
2013

Our new Designers Guild bedding is here!

We are all crazy about how pretty this perfectly pink bed is! The floral pillows are causing everyone to take a second look at this beautiful grouping! And it’s easy to see why…

PINK BEDROOM PERFECTION //SummerHouse

Pink Bedroom Perfection | SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
Pink Bedroom Perfection | SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
Pink Bedroom Perfection | SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

We’re so in love! Hurry up, Spring!
Do you like this pretty pink as much as we do?

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Zippity Doo Dah Weekend!

21
MARCH
2013

Happy Zippity Doo Dah weekend everyone! One of the biggest weekends in Fondren is finally here!

Zippity Doo Dah weekend in Fondren

With all the events of the weekend, which we’ll highlight shortly, Marty thought it would be a great time to spruce up our Interiors Market booth, so she did just that, and has it looking rather fabulous. Here are a couple of quick photos…

SummerHouse's Interiors Market Booth

SummerHouse's Interiors Market Booth

SummerHouse's Interiors Market Booth

SummerHouse's Interiors Market Booth

Be sure to stop in and visit if you’re at one of these super fun events over the course of the next 72 hours! (We are the first booth you’ll come to if you take an immediate right when you walk in the door!)

List of Events:

Thursday (3/21) TONIGHT:
Arts, Eats, and Beats. 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday (3/22):
Sweet Potato Queen Big Hat Luncheon and Cake Competition at Sal & Mookie’s. 11 a.m.
Unzipped Fashion Event Runway Show at The Cedars 11 a.m.
The Bouffants (live music) on Duling. 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
The Clydesdale Restaurant Hop at all Fondren restaurants. 6 p.m.

Saturday (3/23):
Children’s Character Breakfast at Walker’s Drive-In. 8 a.m.
ColorMeRad 5K starts at JSU. 9 a.m.m
Sal & Mookie’s Children’s Carnival 10 a.m.
Fonren’s Zippity Doo Dah Parade through the streets of Fondren. Starts at dusk (around 6:45 p.m.)

For more details on any of these events, visit this website.

We hope to see you out in Fondren this weekend! 

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Killer Pillows

18
MARCH
2013

With the arrival of so many wonderful shipments lately, our showroom is looking extra dazzling due in large part to the many gorgeous pillows we have right now!

From dressy to casual and bold to neutral, we’ve got a pillow for just about any room! Take a look at a few of the favorites…

PILLOW, PILLOWS, PILLOWS!  // SUMMERHOUSE
PILLOW, PILLOWS, PILLOWS!

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS
This pillow is actually made with brown and white hide!

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS

pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS
We saved the best for last! This is the front…
pretty pillows | SummerHouse, Ridgeland MS
… and this is the back! How great are the butterflies and black and white?! We love!

Switching out your pillows is a really fun and less expensive way to change up the look of a room. Since our staff is full of the most talented interior designers anywhere around, let us help you spruce up your home with new pillows!

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Spring Break Showroom Update!

11
MARCH
2013

Happy Spring Break to all of you who are getting to enjoy it!

With warmer weather on the brink, and lighter+brighter interiors on our minds, we’ve given the showroom a little springy boost with lots of pretty new furnishings!

SummerHouse Beachy Update

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
Fierce!

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
Which way to the beach??

Have a great Monday and be sure to check back later this week as we give you a preview of a REALLY great project two of our designers just completed!

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Portico Ad Photo Shoot Outtakes!

06
MARCH
2013

We had such a blast this morning at a little photo shoot for a joint Portico Jackson Magazine ad coming out in the next issue!

We’re teaming up with Hemline Ridgeland, View Gallery, and Arco Avenue on a collaborative ad about style of all mediums at The Township!

SummerHouse // Ridgeland, MS

The great art is a Paul Edelstein painting from View Gallery, the clothes are from Hemline, all the killer shoes and bags are from Arco, and the furniture is, of course, SummerHouse! Here are a few outtakes from the shoot. Stay tuned for the full ad once we have the winning photo selected and all “prettied up!” 🙂

photo shoot fun! photo shoot fun!
photo shoot fun!photo shoot fun!

 

photo shoot fun!

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photo shoot fun!

photo shoot fun!

photo shoot fun!

photo shoot fun!

photo shoot fun!photo shoot fun!

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Save the Date for Barry Dixon!

04
MARCH
2013

Ok everyone… We have something VERY cool to announce!!

We’re honored and excited to inform you that Barry Dixon (yes, THE Barry Dixon) is coming to SummerHouse for an event on Thursday, May 9th! Be sure to go ahead and mark your calendars…

Not only is Barry known worldwide for his amazing taste in interiors, but he’s got some pretty serious ties to Mississippi! He graduated from Ole Miss and has used his design to spread warm Southern hospitality all over the globe. One of the pieces from his latest collection for Arteriors was actually inspired by a church in Clarksale, MS!

BARRY DIXON SAVE THE DATE

This will be our biggest event yet (and y’all know how we love getting a good party together!) so we’ll keep you posted as the details get sorted! Stay tuned!

For now, grab that date book and a pen and make a note on MAY 9TH for the event of the year!

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Meet Yancy

01
MARCH
2013

YANCY
YANCY

MEET YANCY LOVE!

Yancy is a new addition to the SummerHouse family! Next time you’re here, or next time you call, Yancy is likely the one you’ll encounter. She’s our new receptionist since Patricia is now Elizabeth’s new assistant! Yancy is doing AWESOME and we’re all so glad she’s here!

Here are a few quick “get to know you’s” we asked her…

1. In just a few sentences, tell us about yourself! Where you’re from, where you went to school, your major, your family…
I was born and raised here in Jackson and have 3 brothers, Sam, John, and Luke. I graduated from Ole Miss in Dietetics and Nutrition.

2. What is the best movie you’ve seen lately?
Argo. Ben Affeck is a hunk!

3. What’s your favorite way to spend a nice weekend?
I like to just relax and hang out with friends… and what not.

4. What’s your most favorite local restaurant?
Aladdin on Lakeland

5. What band/bands are you really diggin right now?
The Lumineers- they rocked it at The Grammys

6. What is your dream vacation destination?
Bora Bora- and I would want a lot of fun activities to do while I’m there.

7. What’s your favorite piece on the SummerHouse showroom floor right now?
The new Hickory Chair cocktail ottoman

8. Ok… Lightening round… Pick your fave from each pairing…
a. Skittles or MnMs? Skittles
b. Coke or Pepsi? Coke
c. Books or Magazines? Magazines
d. Black coffee or fancy coffee? Black coffee
e. Beach or mountains? BEACH
f. Burger or pizza? Burger or Pizza…. too hard!

Thanks Yancy! Burgers and Pizza really is too hard of a choice… Totally agree! 😉

Be sure to tell Yancy hello next time you’re here! She’s a cutie!

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Outdoor Oasis Sneek Peek

22
FEBRUARY
2013

Last week, designer Todd Prince completed a beautiful outdoor installation that has given all of us a serious case of spring fever! This is just a peek at the space, brimming with fantastic pieces.

Outdoor Oasis by designer Todd Prince // SummerHouse

The LEE Industries outdoor furniture is accented by custom iron side tables and custom drapery panels and hardware.And the Holly Hunt fabric used for the drapery is the perfect sheer for a restful outdoor space.

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The fire screen, made by the same local craftsman who made the drapery hardware and tables, really makes this covered area special. And the LEE lounge chairs are too pretty for words!
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It’s the time of year to start thinking about getting your own outdoor space spruced up for the warmer weather that’s just around the corner! Stay tuned for more pictures from this outdoor oasis, coming in the next few weeks, for inspiration!

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New To The Floor Part 2

15
FEBRUARY
2013

Yesterday, we started showing you a few of the beautiful new pieces on the showroom floor, but there was too much to squeeze into just one post! So here are a few more shots of our beautiful new inventory just waiting to go to a good home! (YOUR home!) 😉

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
How amazing is this bar cart?! We love!

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
Pretty beachy accessories make us wish for warmer weather!

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
Beautiful Brent Smith art steals the show!
SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
This new Mitchell Gold chest is such a beauty!

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
More beautiful new Brent Smith art!

SummerHouse // Ridgeland, MS

See anything you just have to have? Or anything you want to know more about? Feel free to leave us a comment or give us a call and we’ll get you what you need!

Have a   F A N T A S T I C   weekend!

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New To The Floor + Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

We hope all of you are having a wonderful day filled with lots of cards, candy, and kisses!
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!

We’re celebrating this happy occassion by oogling over all of the fantastic new inventory that came over to the floor yesterday! New LEE Industries upholstery, Hickory Chair upholstery and case pieces, Studio A Pottery, Vanguard and Mitchell Gold case pieces… And that’s just the beginning! Have a peek at some of the new beauties we’ve got!

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse // Ridgeland, MS

That’s all for today! Stay tuned for tomorrow’s post with even more new and pretty stuff!

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Jaw-Dropping Tabletop

12
FEBRUARY
2013

We’ve recently gotten lots of beautiful new Canvas tabletop wares to the showroom and we’re all completely smitten with how gorgeous it all is! New plates, glasses, linens, condiment bowls, and more all mix beautifully to create a stunning set table!

Beautiful Tabletop // SummerHouse
SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

Casual earth tones + beachy blues + gold and white all mix together so wonderfully!
Come take a look at all of these pretties with your own eyes to fully appreciate how different and fabulous this collection is!

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Interiors Market Booth Update + Wine Tasting

11
FEBRUARY
2013

Late last week, Marty got our beautiful Interiors Market booths in Fondren looking better than ever!

Among so many other things, we’ve got some of the most fabulous gourmet chocolates you’ll find!
These are the perfect Valentine’s gift for just about anyone!

SUMMERHOUSE INTERIORS MARKET BOOTH

SummerHouse | Interiors Market Booth | Mississippi SummerHouse | Interiors Market Booth | Mississippi

Speaking of Valentine’s Day…
Interiors Market is hosting some lovely wine tasting events tonight (2/11) and tomorrow night (2/12)! It’s not too late to reserve your spot for tomorrow night’s tasting, which starts at 5:45 and features several red wines from all over the world, along with fruit, cheese and dessert to nibble on! All for only $25 a person! Call Interiors Market at 601-981-6020 to secure your spot. We hear this event is extra fun!

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Studio Bon Love

07
FEBRUARY
2013

Our love affair with Studio Bon fabrics has recently been rekindled…

Lisa is working on an incredible project (we can’t wait to show you pictures once it’s done!) and these fabrics have really taken the cool factor up a few notches…

SummerHouse loves Studio Bon

The patterns and colors offered by Studio Bon are the best!

Studio Bon | SummerHouse
Studio Bon | SummerHouse

How can you not be in a good mood after playing with these pretties?!
The red + blue fabrics below are some of Lisa’s favorites!

Studio Bon | SummerHouse

Keep an eye out for more updates from this project, which we’ve dubbed “The Cabin.”

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Kelly Wearstler for Groundworks

01
FEBRUARY
2013

Most of us up here are pretty big fans of (okay, some of us are completely obsessed with!) the one and only Kelly Wearstler. Her style is absolutely magnetic, both in fashion and interiors!

We have been so in love with the newest collection she did with Groundwords for Lee Jofa that we had to share some highlights!

SummerHouse loves Kelly Wearstler

A little about this collection:

“In her second collaboration with Groundworks, Kelly Wearstler has created a vibrant and inspiring fabric collection that combines her love for natural materials, graphic patterns and unique colors. The collection features organic and textural designs that are quietly elegant, as well as the bold prints that have become a Kelly Wearstler signature.”

Kelly Wearstler for Groundworks

Kelly Wearstler for Groundworks
Kelly Wearstler for Groundworks

We love her go-to color palette. It’s always really different, but it just plain works. That’s why she’s so good!

Which of the fabulous fabrics pictured most grabs your eye?

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Mid-Week Eye Candy

30
JANUARY
2013

Our showroom is looking better than ever with new furniture, new art and accessories, and new jewelry! We’ve all already snagged some of the baubles for ourselves, and have been day dreaming about how great all of the new upholstery and case pieces would look in our clients’ homes and our own homes… Here’s what you’re missing out on if you haven’t been by in the past several days!

Eye Candy at SummerHouse

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS
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Does anything strike your fancy? We’re happy to get you any information you might need on anything you see pictured!

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Pretty and New

24
JANUARY
2013

{  new  to  the  floor  }

As we do just about every week, we’ve added some beautiful new inventory to our showroom floor! New beauties from Mitchell Gold, Vanguard, LEE Industries, Dransfield and Ross, and many others have done a fabulous job of freshening up the store and giving us lots of new pieces to become obsessed over!

Have a look.

SummerHouse // Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

SummerHouse | Ridgeland, MS

If you have any questions about any of the pieces you see, feel free to leave a comment or give us a call! One of our friendly designers would love to assist you!

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A Few Of Our Favorite Beds

22
JANUARY
2013

After several days of bedroom-heavy projects, there has been a lot of bed talk up here the past few days!
Upholstered beds, in particular, have been popular topics of discussion.

A bed, of course, is the focal point of most any bedroom. Choosing a fabulous bed is SO important!

Here is a handful of the beds that get our designers really excited!

Vanguard Cleo Bed– One of the most loved beds amongst the designers!
Vanguard Cleo Bed– One of the most loved beds amongst the designers!
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Preston Bed
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Preston Bed– Todd particularly loves this one!
Hickory Chair Simone Bed
Hickory Chair Simone Bed — Chelsea actually has this bed in her own home! Such a beauty!
Oly Studio Diego Bed
Oly Studio Diego Bed — Elish and Elizabeth are crazy over this pretty bed!
Oly Studio Dakota Bed
Oly Studio Dakota Bed — One of Betsy’s faves!
Hickory Chair Left Bank Bed
Hickory Chair Left Bank Bed — The one on our floor gets lots of attention!
Vanguard Hastings Bed
Vanguard Hastings Bed — One of our best sellers!
Hickory Chair Fifth Avenue Bed
Hickory Chair Fifth Avenue Bed — Lindsey loves this one!

Which of these beds brings the biggest smile to your face? Do you have a favorite?!

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